Monday, September 21, 2009

Register for the Heritage Day Road Race

September 21, 2009 04:16:14 PM

Advance registration for the annual Heritage Day Road Race is open until October 8. You can register online. The cost is $20 in advance and $25 on race day. The race, a 5-mile run or 3-mile walk, will be held on Sunday, October 11 (rain or shine) starting at 10:00 am. I don’t have course […]

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Rep. Carolyn Dykema speaks on interim senate appointment

September 21, 2009 02:06:43 PM

The House last week approved legislation that would give Governor Deval Patrick the power to appoint a temporary successor to the late Ted Kennedy in the US Senate. Democrat Carolyn Dykema, who represents Southborough precincts 2 and 3, voted against the legislation. In this message to her constituents, Dykema explains her vote. Dear residents and […]

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Open discussion thread: Ask questions, share opinions

September 21, 2009 11:47:59 AM

Time for a new open discussion thread. For those of you new to the blog, 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 the town itself Post […]

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Aid cuts mean bigger class sizes at Algonquin, but no layoffs

September 21, 2009 09:27:41 AM

A number of classes at Algonquin this year are more crowded than they were last year. The Metrowest Daily News reports that at last week’s school committee meeting, Superintendent Charles Gobron said 28 classes have 25 or more students this year, as opposed to seven in 2008. Classes are bigger because state aid was reduced […]

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The week in government

September 21, 2009 06:50:18 AM

With the special town meeting next week, it’s not surprising that many town committees will spend their time preparing this week. The Advisory Committee and Board of Selectmen meet separately on Monday to talk about town meeting. They’ll also meet jointly on Tuesday to sync up articles that require funding, like the new ladder truck. […]

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