Monday, August 10, 2009

Snapshots of Southborough

August 10, 2009 02:43:48 PM

If you haven’t been following the thread on the My Southborough About page, I must call it to your attention. It’s fascinating. Several former residents who grew up in Southborough during the 1950’s — or whose parents did — have found one another via the blog. They’re putting in place the pieces of their connections and sharing […]

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Truck fire on Central Street

August 10, 2009 12:12:03 PM

The driver of a pick-up truck escaped injury when his truck went up in flames last Friday on Central Street. His truck was not so lucky. The driver was headed south on Central Street when he smelled smoke and noticed flames coming from the truck’s bed. He pulled over and tried unsuccessfully to extinguish the […]

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Open discussion thread: Ask questions, share opinions

August 10, 2009 09:58:39 AM

There were a number of comments on the last open discussion thread, so let’s do it again, shall we? The open discussion thread is your place to ask questions, sound off on town issues, or share information with other readers. Here are some suggestions to get you started: Ask questions about programs in town or […]

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The week in government

August 10, 2009 07:59:46 AM

Your meetings for the week. Of note, selectmen will get an update from the Police Chief Search Committee on Tuesday night. Selectmen will also consider whether they want to put  increases to the local meals and/or hospitality tax before town meeting voters next month. New state legislation allows towns to increase the meals tax by […]

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Accident closed Route 9 east last night

August 10, 2009 06:35:46 AM

Route 9 eastbound near the Framingham line was closed for an hour and a half last night because of a three-car collision, reports the Metrowest Daily News: A 2005 Toyota Sienna minivan was speeding when it hit a 1997 Toyota Corolla, causing that car to spin into a 2005 Nissan Sentra, according to Southborough Police […]

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