Friday, July 24, 2009

Exploring the Bay Circuit trail

July 24, 2009 02:52:26 PM

A few weeks ago I came across an editorial in the Boston Globe about the Bay Circuit trail, a 173-mile trail that winds its way through 34 towns outside of Boston. The editorial said the Bay Circuit Alliance was looking to connect fragmented portions of the trail, including one in Southborough. It was the first […]

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Southborough landowners complain about ZBA treatment

July 24, 2009 12:34:50 PM

In a letter to the Metrowest Daily News published today, a Southborough landowner said she and her husband “feel like we have been hit by a truck” after a recent Zoning Board of Appeals meeting. The couple attended the meeting to urge the board to decline a request by a major land developer to rezone […]

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Lower level of the library likely closed for several more weeks

July 24, 2009 10:23:16 AM

The Southborough Library is still cleaning up from the epic storm two weeks ago, and the lower level will likely be closed “well into August” said Facilities Manager Phil Rinehart. While the clean up happens, Rinehart said he planned to meet with library and town officials to figure out how to prevent similar flooding in […]

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Red Barn gets a jolt from the federal government

July 24, 2009 07:08:51 AM

Hopkinton-based Red Barn Coffee Roasters got a $250,000 loan thanks to stimulus funds from the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Owner Mark Verrochi told the Boston Globe he’ll use the money to purchase a much bigger coffee roaster, one that will let him increase his operation tenfold. “We will be aggressively pursuing business I […]

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