May 2010

The story of a Southborough vet: Osgood T. Hadley

May 31, 2010 02:05:12 PM
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Osgood T. Hadley was born in 1838 in Nashua, New Hampshire. He would eventually make his way to Southborough, but not before he became a war hero.

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Southborough honors its veterans

May 31, 2010 11:10:09 AM
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There are more than 800 veterans lying in rest at the Rural Cemetery in Southborough, and last Friday evening each one of them was honored with a new American flag on their gravestone.

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Memorial Day parade details

May 29, 2010 03:00:34 PM
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Southborough will remember its veterans on Monday with its annual Memorial Day parade. The parade starts at 9:00 am at the Marlboro Saving Bank at the corner of East Main and Newton Streets. Veterans are asked to meet at the Legion/VFW Headquarters at the Community House at 8:15 am.

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Southborough wildlife: Name that animal – ANSWER

May 28, 2010 04:24:54 PM
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If you guessed that the animal call I posted on the blog yesterday was a frog — and several of you did — you got it right. Specifically, it was the gray tree frog or Hyla versicolor. Who knew such a little guy could make such a big racket?

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Photos: Algonquin softball versus Milford

May 28, 2010 02:31:58 PM

It was a pitchers duel for the girls softball team on Wednesday, with a sole unearned run in the sixth giving Milford a 1-0 edge over Algonquin. Southborough photographer Chris Wraight was there and took these photos.

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Two prime commercial spots in Southborough on the market

May 28, 2010 11:45:41 AM
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One is an historic building right downtown. The other was once the home of buffalo. Both went on the market this week — one for sale and one for lease.

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Save the date: RiverFest 2010 is on June 12

May 28, 2010 09:24:29 AM
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RiverFest— now in its eleventh year — is an annual celebration of the Sudbury River, a portion of which flows through the southernmost end of Southborough.

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Sign up for the First Annual McCurdy Tennis Tournament

May 28, 2010 07:01:18 AM
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Algonquin Boosters Tennis will hold the First Annual McCurdy Tennis Tournament on Sunday, June 13 and June 20. The tournament, which is open to all ages and skill levels, is named in honor of former Algonquin girls tennis coach Jan McCurdy who passed away from cancer last year.

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Southborough wildlife: Name that animal

May 27, 2010 04:51:05 PM

Time for some wildlife fun. A My Southborough reader sent in this clip of strange noises emanating from her backyard late last week. She thinks she’s identified what animal made the commotion. Can you?

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Help place flags on the graves of Southborough’s veterans

May 27, 2010 03:16:06 PM
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The parade isn’t Southborough’s only Memorial Day tradition. Another is placing an American flag at the grave of every Southborough veteran in tribute of their service to the country.

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What to do this summer: Sports programs

May 27, 2010 01:30:26 PM
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There are a couple of camp options this summer if sports are what your kids are into. Here’s a summary.

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Reminder: License your dog by June 1

May 27, 2010 11:29:48 AM
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If you own a dog in Southborough and it’s more than six months old, you need to get a license for it each year. A license costs $12 for dogs that are not spayed or neutered, and $8 for dogs that are. If your dog is new to Southborough, you’ll need to provide a copy of the vet certificate showing that your dog has been spayed or neutered. Payment is by cash or check only.

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Southborough residents in the news

May 27, 2010 09:19:41 AM

A number of Southborough residents have been featured by the local media of late, and all for very good reasons. Here are some of the stories.

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On the market this week

May 27, 2010 07:04:51 AM
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What went on and off the market this week.

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