March 2010

Photos: Heavy rains flood basements and yards around town

March 31, 2010 02:20:25 PM
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It’s only Wednesday, but it’s been a long week for residents and emergency responders alike. Heck, it’s been a long month.

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Southborough Public Library to host Poetry Festival in April

March 31, 2010 09:35:17 AM
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April is going to be a busy month at the Southborough Library. All month the library will host a poetry festival, featuring poetry readings by a number of local authors, poetry writing workshops, and for the kids, poetry, rhyming, and music events.

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What the fire department has been up to

March 31, 2010 07:00:32 AM

Fire department logs for the week.

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Southborough Education Foundation Spelling Bee raises over $13K

March 30, 2010 04:26:48 PM

The third annual Southborough Education Foundation Spelling Bee was held last Friday night. SEF board member Terry Ryan sent in this report.

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Pansies for Progress fundraiser ends tomorrow

March 30, 2010 02:14:20 PM
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For the third year in a row, Southborough Town House employees are participating in Pansies for Progress, a fundraising drive for the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance. Like last year, funds are being raised in honor of Southborough’s former police chief Bill Webber, who passed away in 2008 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

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Meet the candidate: Paul Cimino (Planning Board)

March 30, 2010 11:43:25 AM

Paul Cimino is running for a seat on the Planning Board. Learn more about his plans and qualifications in his own words.

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Preseason baseball clinic over April vacation

March 30, 2010 09:43:48 AM

The Algonquin varsity baseball team and coaching staff will hold a youth baseball clinic during April vacation. The two-day clinic will include basic instruction in fielding, pitching, hitting, and game situations.

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In the media: NASA vet speaks in Southborough

March 30, 2010 07:02:12 AM
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Former NASA astronaut Dr. Story Musgrave spent six years in Southborough in the 1950’s as a student at St. Mark’s. Last week he returned to inspire the current batch of students at his old school.

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Photos: Finn March Madness road race

March 29, 2010 02:57:19 PM

It was a chilly morning on Saturday for the second annual Finn March Madness road race, but at least there was no rain. Southborough photographer Chris Wraight sent in a bunch of photos. From the photos it looks like attendance was good and spirits were high. See for yourself.

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Open discussion thread: Ask questions, share opinions

March 29, 2010 11:53:44 AM
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Time for another open 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.

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Annual town report and town meeting warrant posted

March 29, 2010 09:40:20 AM

Town meeting opens two weeks from tonight. Those of you wanting to get a preview of all of the articles up for vote can now download a copy of the warrant – along with the annual town report – from the town’s website. You can also pick up hard copies of both at the Town House, Library, and other spots around town.

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The week in government

March 29, 2010 07:03:14 AM

A list of town meetings for the week of March 29 through April 2.

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What to do in Southborough this weekend

March 26, 2010 11:49:29 AM
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Sure you could spend the weekend cleaning up your yard or your closets or running the million errands that are no doubt on your list. But how about a break for some fun? Here are three good options.

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Regional school committee looks for naming suggestions

March 26, 2010 09:33:21 AM

When Dennis Wrenn died last year, many in the community called for the Algonquin auditorium to be named in his honor. Turns out the regional school committee has a policy and procedure for how buildings or parts of buildings get named. They even have a subcommittee.

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