Tuesday, March 2, 2010

In my backyard: A red-headed friend and a pair of love birds

March 2, 2010 04:22:14 PM
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You all were so helpful last time identifying my backyard birds — much better and more fun than a bird book, really — so here’s another couple for you. I suspect these might be easy ones.

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Get your tickets for Friday’s Rotary Talent Show

March 2, 2010 03:11:57 PM
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The annual Southborough Rotary Talent Show takes place on Friday at 7:00 pm in the auditorium at Trottier. It’s an event that gets a good turnout, so if you want tickets, consider ordering them in advance.

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Residents speak out against proposed changes to village zoning

March 2, 2010 12:57:57 PM
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How would you like an art gallery in downtown Southborough? What about a playhouse? Or more restaurants and shops? The Zoning Advisory Committee (ZAC) believes enabling that type of development downtown — as well as in Southborough’s other three villages — is key to reinvigorating the village district. But some downtown residents feel the specific zoning changes proposed by the ZAC will threaten the historic character of the village districts, and they plan to share their concerns at a public hearing on the matter tomorrow night.

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Would raising fees help solve the school budget crisis?

March 2, 2010 10:48:36 AM

We all know there are two ways to balance a budget: cut costs or increase revenues. And while the Advisory Committee last night had their share of suggestions on ways to cut costs in the school budgets, they spent a fair amount of time talking about ways to bring more cash into the districts.

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Change to tonight’s Board of Selectmen agenda

March 2, 2010 09:15:19 AM

For those of you planning on attending tonight’s Board of Selectmen meeting, note there’s been a scheduling change. The executive session originally scheduled to run from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm has been canceled. The open meeting will now start at 6:00 pm and all agenda items will shift up by two hours.

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In the media: Company fined after Southborough explosion

March 2, 2010 07:08:59 AM

A fine was assessed in the July 2008 explosion at the former Hendries Ice Cream plant on Harvest Lane.

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