October 2010

Photos: Spooky Southborough

October 29, 2010 05:36:48 PM

Drive around Southborough and you’ll see no shortage of pumpkins on front steps, ghosts suspended from eaves, scarecrows warning off more than just the birds, and any number of other Halloween decorations. But drive down Parkerville Road south of Route 9, and you’ll come across a Halloween display that’s a bit more elaborate.

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Breaking news: The Bus Stop Witch strikes again!

October 29, 2010 04:30:08 PM
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All Southborough students are advised to be on the lookout for the infamous Bus Stop Witch who strikes every Halloween.

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High school sports wrap-up

October 29, 2010 02:28:11 PM
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Here are the results of this week’s games.

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Southborough scouts fundraising for a trip to Alaska

October 29, 2010 11:46:02 AM

No doubt it will be the trip of a lifetime. Next summer, more than 50 Southborough Boy Scouts will spend 12 days backpacking through Denali National Park in Alaska.

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MWDN reporter Evan Lips bids adieu

October 29, 2010 09:34:50 AM

Southborough is a small town, and while there’s plenty going on within our borders, it doesn’t come as a huge surprise when a young beat reporter decides to set his sights on bigger markets. Such is the case with Evan Lips.

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September unemployment essentially unchanged in Southborough

October 29, 2010 07:18:58 AM
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In August, Southborough’s unemployment rate hit a 15-month low. In September, things stayed just about the same.

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Reminder: Halloween party at Finn on Friday night

October 28, 2010 04:23:54 PM
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Here’s another chance for the kids to wear their Halloween costumes. Southborough Youth and Family Services will hold their annual Halloween party at Finn on Friday night.

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Southborough resident part of Extreme Home Makeover Halloween episode

October 28, 2010 02:29:18 PM
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Tune into ABC on Halloween night and you’ll catch a glimpse of the ghoulish genius of Southborough resident Mike Krausert.

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Gulbankians seek extension on zoning review

October 28, 2010 11:43:25 AM
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The Gulbankian family was scheduled to go before the Zoning Board of Appeals last night for the latest round in what has become a nearly year-long quest to continuing operating three long-standing businesses on their Mt. Vickery Road property. But in a letter to the ZBA, the family asked for more time to prepare their site plan.

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Trottier students to go purple for polio

October 28, 2010 09:31:13 AM

Southborough Rotarian Tessa Stephens posted this comment in last week’s open thread, but I thought it was worth calling out in case you missed it

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On the market this week

October 28, 2010 07:11:40 AM
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What went on and off the market this week.

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Students create a ‘living flag’ at Neary

October 27, 2010 03:41:17 PM
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Students at Neary had a special assignment last week. Dressed in red, white, and blue shirts, the students lined up to create what Principal Linda Murdock called a “living flag.”

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Fire safety dog Sparkles has passed away

October 27, 2010 11:46:35 AM
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You might remember firefighter and children’s author Dayna Hilton was in Southborough earlier this month promoting her latest fire safety book Sparkles Goes to Boston.

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Space available in upcoming town recreation programs

October 27, 2010 09:36:18 AM
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A number of recreation programs for kids and adults are starting up soon, and some still have a spots available. The Recreation Department sent along this list of programs with vacancies.

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