Friday, January 28, 2011

Southborough brothers curl for gold in Alaska

January 28, 2011 04:29:12 PM
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Unless it’s an Olympic year, curling isn’t a sport that gets much attention. So you may not realize the MetroWest is home to a small but vibrant curling community. Some of those curlers — my husband among them — hail from Southborough. Two Southborough curlers, brothers Stephen and Korey Dropkin, will compete in the U.S. Junior National Curling Championship starting this weekend in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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Photos: Pinewood Derby

January 28, 2011 02:29:30 PM
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Southborough Cub Scouts held their annual Pinewood Derby last weekend. Cub Scout mom Laura Coldwell-Stewart was there and sent along some photos of the event.

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Our home prices are going up and our incomes are high suggests data

January 28, 2011 11:49:52 AM
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Readers pointed me to two interesting rankings by the Boston Globe this week. One ranking looked at the year-over-year increase in median home prices in Massachusetts communities, the other at median family incomes. In both Southborough ranked among the top.

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School budget, financial fundamentals to be discussed on Monday night

January 28, 2011 09:31:32 AM

The latest school budget — and in particular the question of whether to add back a teaching position — has been a hot topic on the blog this week. On Monday night, the Board of Selectmen and Advisory Committee will dig into some of the details as they meet to review the budget with the K-8 School Committee.

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A reminder from the Southborough Fire Department to clear furnace vents

January 28, 2011 07:13:25 AM

As the snow continues to pile up, the Southborough Fire Department sends along this important reminder.

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