Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Another day, another power outage

August 19, 2009 05:20:42 PM

My house was one of about 360 in Southborough that lost power this afternoon. The electricity went out at around 4:20 and came back shortly before 5:00. Perhaps it was all those air conditioners running at full blast. I’ve complained before about the number of power outages we have in Southborough. A while ago I […]

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Tough questions about a new ladder truck

August 19, 2009 03:49:29 PM

One of the items you’ll get to vote on at the special town meeting next month is whether to appropriate money for a new ladder truck. The precise amount of money and where the funds would come from are still to be determined, but total cost estimates are in the $900K range. About $350K has […]

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Southborough resident holds vigil against violence

August 19, 2009 12:33:42 PM

If you drove past the intersection of Routes 30 and 85 earlier this week, you might have noticed Southborough resident Jim Shay sitting in a lawnchair at the edge of St. Mark’s field. A sign next to him announced the purpose: it was a vigil against family violence. Shay told the Metrowest Daily News, “I’m […]

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It’s an end of summer celebration at Summer Nights

August 19, 2009 09:52:16 AM

Sometimes when things don’t go according to plan, it’s a blessing in disguise. The organizers of Southborough’s annual Summer Nights celebration might agree. Last year the event was supposed to take place in June, but rain caused it to be rescheduled to late August. Residents seemed to like the change. “Last year people really seemed […]

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‘Grown Ups’ take 2

August 19, 2009 07:01:23 AM

It wasn’t quite the production it was the first time around, but the movie was back in town yesterday. Word is they needed more footage of extras walking into Pilgrim Church. No road closures, no crowds, no stars. Just a quiet day on the set. In other ‘Grown Ups’ news, the cast spent some time […]

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