October 2009

Happy Halloween, Southborough

October 30, 2009 04:37:09 PM

From ghouls to gobblins, princesses to pirates, we’re bound to see it all at our doors on Saturday night. Send me your photos to post on the blog! A safe and fun Halloween to everyone.

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What to do with that extra sock, button, or string

October 30, 2009 02:43:05 PM

A call for art supplies from the Southborough Arts Center: Do you have scrap fabric, buttons, yarn, lonely socks that don’t have a purpose? Paper, fiber, paints, and scissors all come in handy for our projects. We’d love to use them for our kids classes! Any extra art supplies you have lying around the house […]

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Learn about special education in our district

October 30, 2009 12:58:08 PM

The Northborough-Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council will host a talk on special education in the school district next Tuesday. It’s free and open to the public. Here are the details. Special Education in our Districts Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2009 Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm Location: Algonquin Regional High School, Rm. H221 (enter through […]

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Time to change your smoke detector batteries

October 30, 2009 11:05:42 AM

The Southborough Fire Department reminds you to change your smoke detector batteries this weekend when you turn your clocks back an hour. As we approach the heating and holiday seasons, incidents of residential fires rise. Properly installed and maintained smoke detectors are your first line of defense in order to protect your family in the […]

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Save the date: A music show for the whole family

October 30, 2009 09:17:45 AM

The Steeple Coffeehouse in conjunction with the Southborough Arts Center is putting on a family concert featuring folk singers Nerissa & Katryna Nields. It will take place at Pilgrim Church on Saturday, November 14, at 3:00 pm. The Nields sisters will perform songs from their CD All Together Singing in the Kitchen (follow the link […]

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Funeral arrangements for Bob Melican

October 30, 2009 06:58:36 AM

Funeral arrangements for former Northborough-Southborough superintendent Robert Melican have been announced. Melican died on Wednesday after a long illness. Calling hours are Sunday, November 1 from 3:00 to 7:00 pm at O’Connor Brothers Funeral Home, 592 Park Avenue, Worcester (map). A funeral mass will be held on Monday, November 2 at Christ the King Church, […]

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Breakneck Hill cows in autumn

October 29, 2009 04:15:24 PM

Earlier this week I went to the Breakneck Hill Conservation Land to visit the cows. And what friendly cows they are! Many came right over to the fence to say hello. Lucky for me, they’re not camera shy either. Click on a thumbnail below to view as a slideshow. Remember, if you want to help […]

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Reminder: Halloween party Friday night

October 29, 2009 02:16:13 PM
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Southborough library announces amnesty days

October 29, 2009 12:29:03 PM

If you have overdue books at the Southborough Library, this one’s for you. During the first two weeks of November, the library will forgive overdue fines on Southborough library books, audiobooks, DVDs, CDs and videos in exchange for a donation of paper goods, or laundry or dish soap, for the Southborough Food Pantry. No word […]

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Clark University to open Southborough facility

October 29, 2009 10:31:09 AM

If current trends are any indication, Southborough is destined to become Metrowest’s higher education hub. Just over a year ago, Worcester-based Becker College opened a center in Southborough. Now Clark University has announced it will move its Graduate Management Center from Framingham to Southborough. Clark’s satellite campus will open at 333 Turnpike Road (map), coincidentally […]

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Former superintendent Bob Melican has died

October 29, 2009 08:46:23 AM

Longtime Northborough-Southborough superintendent Robert Melican passed away Wednesday after a long illness. He was 62. Melican began his education career as a teacher in Northborough in 1969. He advanced to superintendent in 1996. In 2004 he was named the state’s Superintendent of the Year. He retired in 2005 after 36 years of service. In announcing […]

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On the market this week in Southborough

October 29, 2009 06:57:03 AM

Here’s what’s new on the Southborough real estate scene this week. Thanks to Doug McClain (email) of Century 21 Commonwealth Realty for supplying the listing information. New on the market 83 William Onthank Ln Unit: 83 (map) – 6 room, 2 bed, 1.5 bath Other – $339,000 18 Meeting House Lane Unit: 18 (map) – […]

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In the spirit

October 28, 2009 04:34:45 PM

I pulled up behind this van stopped at the Route 30/85 light yesterday. Creepy.

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Register now for the spring soccer season

October 28, 2009 02:54:39 PM

Registration for spring soccer is open now through November 30. In addition to youth leagues, the Southborough Youth Soccer Association (SYSA) will run a pre-K program for children who will turn 5 by August 31, 2010. For more information, or to register, visit the SYSA website (www.southborosoccer.org).

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