February 2010

The Southborough Library at your fingertips

February 26, 2010 04:13:06 PM
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Want to find out what new titles have arrived at the library? How about what events are happening this month? Or maybe you want to reserve one of the library’s passes to a local museum? Or how about download an audiobook, ebook, or movie? You can now do all that and more on the Southborough Library’s new website.

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Rain and wind downs power lines, floods basements

February 26, 2010 02:20:55 PM

There’s no denying it’s been one wet week. Fire Chief John Mauro Jr. has been measuring the precipitation at the fire station and reports that since the storms began earlier this week,they’ve had over 4.5 inches of water.

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Southborough share of regional school budget to increase by 5%

February 26, 2010 11:58:12 AM

The regional school committee on Wednesday night approved a budget for the coming fiscal year that is a 0.66% increase over the current year’s budget. But because of growing enrollments, Southborough’s share of the budget will be 5% higher than it was last year.

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Natural gas and smoke incidents at two local businesses

February 26, 2010 09:32:54 AM
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The Southborough Fire Department responded to two incidents at area business this week. Here are the details.

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Monday is last day to sign up for youth wrestling clinic

February 26, 2010 07:04:29 AM

Algonquin wrestling coach Peter Connery, along with some of his varsity wrestlers, will offer a youth wrestling clinic for kids in grades 4-8. The 12-week clinic starts on March 9. No experience is necessary.

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The state of the Southborough Library

February 25, 2010 04:22:20 PM
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On Tuesday, March 9, from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., the library presents its first-ever “State of the Library Address.” Southborough residents are invited to attend. Join fellow library supporters, staff, Trustees and Friends to learn more about the library from Library Director, Jane Cain.

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Be part of a local cable show and get a free financial makeover

February 25, 2010 02:24:20 PM

Peter Martin from Southborough-based Compass Income Planning hosts a financial show on local access cable. He’s looking for a couple of families to be featured on the show. In return, they’ll get a free financial makeover.

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Fayville dam to get upgrade in 2011

February 25, 2010 11:45:28 AM
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The Worcester Telegram & Gazette reports the MWRA dam in Southborough is one of six that will get upgrades sometime next year.

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Eaton Apothecary broken into again

February 25, 2010 09:32:34 AM

The Metrowest Daily News reports Eaton Apothecary was broken into again on Tuesday night. It’s the second time in three months. Back in November someone threw a rock through a plate glass window to enter the store. Police Chief Jane Moran said there’s no indication yet that the two incidents were related.

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On the market this week

February 25, 2010 07:06:55 AM
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What went on and off the real estate market this week.

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Welcome My Southborough sponsor: Modern Pilates

February 24, 2010 02:28:42 PM
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Please join me in welcoming the latest My Southborough sponsor, Modern Pilates, a new Pilates studio located at BodyScapes on Route 9.

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A look at Algonquin enrollments – and what it might mean for your taxes

February 24, 2010 11:43:43 AM
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The Regional School Committee meets tonight to vote on the budget for the 2010-2011 school year. It’s a budget that may prove expensive for Southborough.

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Snow delays school, some residents without power

February 24, 2010 07:49:31 AM
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A wet heavy snow blanketed Southborough this morning causing schools to be on a 2-hour delayed start. According to the National Grid Storm Center, about 50 residents between Southville and Richards Road — along with a handful of others scattered around town — are without power this morning.

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What the fire department has been up to

February 24, 2010 07:04:13 AM

Fire department logs for February 16 through February 22.

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