Friday, July 31, 2009

Are you a Southborough blogger?

July 31, 2009 03:02:57 PM

Did you know I’m not the only blogger in town? Southborough residents blog about all sorts of things, from photography to parenting to community preservation. There are any number of interesting conversations happening, and I’d like to help you find them by putting together a list of Southborough-based blogs. If you’re a Southborough blogger, leave […]

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Why flags are at half staff today

July 31, 2009 12:34:46 PM

For the second time this week, flags in Southborough and across the state are at half staff. Today it is in honor of 21-year-old Corporal Nicholas Xiarhos of Yarmouth who was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan on July 23, 2009. Corporal Xiarhos, whose father is a lieutenant with the Yarmouth Police Department, will […]

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How to get rid of your household hazardous waste

July 31, 2009 09:48:52 AM

We’ve all got the stuff lying around our basements and garages — old cans of paint, cleansers, antifreeze, other unpleasant chemicals. But how do you get rid of it? That question from a couple of commenters in this week’s open discussion thread prompted me to find out. I talked to DPW Supervisor Karen Galligan. She told […]

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Beat the sales tax at Panzano

July 31, 2009 07:02:55 AM

If you buy a bottle of wine (or beer or spirits) today you won’t pay any sales tax. But all that changes tomorrow when the state will start imposing a 6.25% sales tax on alcohol purchases. Panazano Market wants to help you stock up on tax-free wine. Through today, they’re offering a 20% discount on […]

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