Monday, August 24, 2009

Report: Ten percent of Southborough property is tax-exempt

August 24, 2009 03:19:19 PM

The Metrowest Daily News did an article on PILOT contributions in Metrowest towns, Southborough included. The article presents some interesting figures I haven’t seen elsewhere: Southborough has $2.2 billion worth of taxed properties and $243 million worth of tax-exempt properties. If I did my math right — all those zeros make me dizzy — that means […]

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Special town meeting in September to feature some big issues

August 24, 2009 12:37:40 PM

I’ve mentioned it before, but here’s your official save the date for the special town meeting this fall. It will be held on Tuesday, September 29 at 7:00 pm at Trottier, so get your babysitters lined up. There are 15 articles on the warrant, several of them — like purchasing a new ladder truck — are […]

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Southborough school bus routes posted

August 24, 2009 09:51:04 AM

Figure out when you need to get the kids out the door. The 2009-2010 bus routes (.pdf) for Algonquin, Trottier, Neary, Woodward, and Finn have been posted on the school district website. (Did you know Algonquin pick-up starts at 6:35 am? All I can say is – yikes.) You can also check out an electronic […]

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The week in government

August 24, 2009 07:04:16 AM

Here’s the list of meetings for the week. On Tuesday, selectmen meet to discuss the salary range for the new police chief, among other items. The Zoning Board of Appeals on Wednesday talk about Woodland Meadows. Also on Wednesday, the Police Chief Search Committee meets in an executive session (closed to the public). Applications for […]

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