Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Batter up! Southborough kids host backyard Wiffle ball tourney

June 23, 2010 04:35:33 PM
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I noticed several end-of-school parties as I drove about town yesterday, but none were quite as elaborate as the one staged at the Kolenda house on Blendon Woods Drive.

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Did you feel the earth move? Canadian earthquake shakes Metrowest

June 23, 2010 03:55:49 PM

Fire Chief John Mauro Jr. just informed that a 5.5 Magnitude earthquake struck just outside of Ontario, Canada today at 1:41 pm. Effects were felt as far away — and as close to us — as Framingham.

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Good question: What’s the roadwork on Common Street for?

June 23, 2010 02:27:56 PM
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A My Southborough reader noticed crews tearing up a bit of Common Street between the library and the All Wars Memorial yesterday and wondered what was going on. I asked DPW Superintendent Karen Galligan, and here’s what she said

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DPW wants your ideas for Southborough ‘eco-art’

June 23, 2010 12:29:56 PM
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Usually the Southborough Department of Public Works deals with tree stumps by sending them through the chipper, but for one tree stump, they have something different in mind, something a bit more artistic.

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Will Southborough get state funding for Main Street redesign?

June 23, 2010 09:38:51 AM
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Selectman last week put their stamp of approval on a design to revamp Main Street from Sears Road to Park Street. It’s a project that has been in the works for about a decade. DPW Superintendent Karen Galligan has said she hopes construction will begin in 2014, but according to a recent story by the Worcester Business Journal, getting the anticipated state funding for the project may be an uphill battle.

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Why flags are at half staff today – Wednesday, June 23

June 23, 2010 07:02:11 AM
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Governor Devall Patrick has ordered flags across the state to fly at half staff today in honor of Massachusetts State Police Sergeant Douglas A. Weddleton who died in the line of duty.

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