Thursday, September 17, 2009

The fungus among us, part 2

September 17, 2009 04:02:16 PM

I’ve been absolutely fascinated by the variety of fungi popping up in my yard this year. Here’s the latest crop. Another thing that has been abundant this year is slugs. So, for good measure, here’s a slug shot from reader Amy. She said stretched out, this guy was about the length of a dollar bill.

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Telephone fundraiser does not benefit Southborough Fire Department

September 17, 2009 01:44:05 PM

Passing along this announcement from the Southborough Fire Department website ( Members of Fire Union Local 3129 are sponsoring a telephone fundraiser. The telephone solicitation is not associated with the Southborough Fire Department. Presumably the funds raised go to the union, not to the fire department itself.

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Voters to consider ban on public marijuana use

September 17, 2009 12:13:26 PM

In the last six months or so, Southborough police have issued 15 marijuana-related citations. Interim Chief Jane Moran told selectmen last week that all of the tickets went to kids under 18 years of age, all of whom were driving at the time. It’s one of the reasons Moran would like voters to approve a […]

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School committee hears from selectmen on Algonquin debt assessment

September 17, 2009 10:47:21 AM

Last night was the first meeting of the year for the Northborough-Southborough Regional School Committee, and high on the agenda was the Algonquin reimbursement issue. For those of you who need a refresher, this is the long-standing debate about how to equitably split Algonquin mortgage payments for the next 17 years. Southborough voters rejected a […]

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Rep Carolyn Dykema to hold office hours on Friday

September 17, 2009 08:55:53 AM

Representative Carolyn Dykema will be at Red Barn Coffee on Friday from 8:30 to 9:30 am to meet with residents. All are welcome. Dykema represents Southborough precincts 2 and 3. If you’re not able to attend, you can contact Dykema’s office at (617) 722-2210 or at to set up a personal appointment.

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On the market this week

September 17, 2009 06:50:50 AM

This week a study in dichotomy. One of the lowest priced houses in town went on the market, as did one of the highest. Thanks to Doug McClain (email) of Century 21 Commonwealth Realty for supplying the listing information. New on the market 16 Moulton Road (map) – 8 room, 3 bed, 1 bath Contemporary […]

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