Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Southborough is getting a new ladder truck

September 30, 2009 02:14:46 PM

Without so much as a peep, voters last night approved funds to purchase a new ladder truck. For the Ladder Truck Committee, it was the culmination of 18 months of hard work. The auditorium rang with applause after the vote was final. Voters allocated about $852K for the purchase. The Board of Selectmen and Advisory […]

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Benchmark Deli closing over dispute with landlord

September 30, 2009 11:57:40 AM

Here’s one I’m really sad about. The Benchmark Deli in the mint green building on Framingham Road (map) will close for good on Saturday over disputes with their landlord. I heard the rumor this weekend, and today the Metrowest Daily News confirms it’s true. It can’t be easy to run a restaurant in this economy, […]

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Town meeting recap: Most everything passed

September 30, 2009 09:24:43 AM

Residents made quick work of the 13 articles on the warrant at last night’s special town meeting. The whole thing lasted about two hours. Nearly every article on the warrant passed, including the ladder truck, the marijuana use bylaw, and the solicitor bylaw. The only exception was a bylaw that would have moved town meeting […]

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What the fire department has been up to this week

September 30, 2009 07:03:37 AM

Tuesday 9/22/09 00:01 EMS call, Southville Road 11:07 Unintentional alarm system activation, Cordaville Road Wednesday 9/23/09 00:15 EMS call, Southville Road 10:37 Gas leak, General Henry Knox Road 13:19 EMS call, Coslin Drive 18:14 Good intent call, Turnpike Road Thursday 9/24/09 12:52 Hazardous condition, Ward Road 14:24 Unintentional transmission of alarm, Harvest Lane 15:46 System […]

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