Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Southborough puppeteer gets national recognition

July 22, 2009 03:56:35 PM

Southborough’s very own puppeteer Deborah Costine recently received a national award for her one-woman (and many puppet) production called A Woodland Cinderella. The Citation for Excellence in Puppetry, awarded by national puppetry organization UNIMA-USA, recognizes shows that “touch their audiences deeply; that totally engage, enchant and enthrall.” “Deborah kept her audience thoroughly engrossed with her […]

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Southborough unemployment rate highest in 17 years

July 22, 2009 12:42:20 PM

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress yesterday that the economic downturn appears to be ‘abating’, but in Southborough unemployment is still sharply on the rise. The Southborough unemployment rate hit 6.8% in June. That’s the highest jobless rate in town since January 1992 when it was 6.6%. Since January of this year, the unemployment […]

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Regional planners suggest improvements to I-495

July 22, 2009 09:58:54 AM

A couple regional planning committees have been studying the I-495 corridor from Berlin to Hopkinton, including the portion that runs through Southborough. This week they presented some ideas to improve the traffic capacity of interchanges on 495 and to reduce traffic along the corridor, reports the Metrowest Daily News. In addition to redesigning the interchange […]

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What the Fire Department has been up to

July 22, 2009 07:05:09 AM

Tuesday 7/14/09 10:49 Good intent call, Turnpike Road 12:07 EMS call, Admiral Lane 14:26 Unintentional transmission of alarm, Harvest Lane Wednesday 7/15/09 01:53 Service call, Marlboro Road 08:46 EMS call, North Street Thursday 7/16/09 05:26 EMS call, Southville Road 11:50 EMS call, Wildwood 14:17 Unintentional transmission of alarm, Sears Road 17:00 EMS call, Latisquama Road […]

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