February 2011

Southborough Montessori school to hold open house

February 28, 2011 04:32:53 PM
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If you’re the parent of a little one and you’re interested in learning what Montessori is all about, consider attending one of two upcoming open houses at Southborough’s Montessori Children’s House.

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Algonquin and Assabet girls basketball play postseason games this week

February 28, 2011 03:09:49 PM
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Both the Algonquin and Assabet girls basketball teams have had successful seasons this year, and both will kick off their playoff runs this week.

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Reminder: Rachel’s Challenge at Trottier on Tuesday

February 28, 2011 01:32:22 PM
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Southborough residents are invited to join Trottier students and faculty for a special presentation at the school tomorrow evening. It’s part of Rachel’s Challenge, a program that aims to “illustrate the need for a kinder, more compassionate nation” in the wake of the Columbine High School shootings in 1999.

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Algonquin gymnastics team takes the state championship!

February 28, 2011 11:38:14 AM
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Big congratulations go out to the Algonquin girls gymnastics team on taking home the state championship title this weekend. The girls capped off an undefeated season by handily beating Wellesley and top-seeded Acton-Boxborough for the win.

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Serious car accident on Boston Road this weekend

February 28, 2011 09:11:37 AM

A serious car accident on Boston Road sent two men to the hospital, one with what Fire Chief John Mauro Jr. described as life-threatening injuries.

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The week in government

February 28, 2011 07:15:04 AM

A list of department and committee meetings for the week.

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Back on Monday

February 25, 2011 09:34:17 AM

For various reasons, technical and otherwise, I won’t be posting today. Rest assured I’ll be back to my normal posting schedule on Monday. I’ll still be moderating comments, so feel free to jump in on the many discussions happening on the blog. If you’ve missed some of the recent comments – and there have been […]

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Spring/summer recreation schedule now available

February 24, 2011 03:55:05 PM
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Above: Learn tennis and more through town recreation programs (contributed photo) Check out the programming offered by the Recreation Department in their spring/summer 2011 brochure. There are classes for kids pre-K through the teen years, as well as for adults. The brochure also has details on special events like the annual Easter Egg Hunt and […]

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What the fire department has been up to

February 24, 2011 12:54:20 PM

Tuesday 2/15/11 11:40 Assist invalid, Woodland Road 12:51 Vehicle accident with injuries, Turnpike Road and Crystal Pond Road 13:55 Gas leak, Turnpike Road 18:49 Gas leak, Middle Road Wednesday 2/16/11 01:51 Vehicle accident with injuries, Sears Road and Main Street 10:54 Bomb scare, no bomb – Turnpike Road (more) Thursday 2/17/11 12:08 Unintentional alarm system […]

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Mark your calendar: Annual Town Meeting starts April 11

February 24, 2011 09:32:37 AM
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This is your official reminder to mark your calendar and get your babysitters lined up for Southborough’s annual town meeting. It will start on Monday, April 11 at 7:00 pm at the Trottier Auditorium.

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On the market this week

February 24, 2011 07:18:30 AM
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What went on and off the market this week.

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Register now for the 3rd annual Finn March Madness road race

February 23, 2011 04:41:43 PM
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It’s time for the third annual Finn March Madness 5K run/2K walk. It’s a fundraiser for Finn SOS, and it’s always a good time.

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Save the date: Pilgrim Church silent auction – March 20

February 23, 2011 02:33:50 PM
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Mark your calendars for the annual Pilgrim Church Mission Possible Silent Auction to be held this year on Sunday, March 20 at the church. The event, which has sold out the past five years running, raises money for the Senior High Youth Group’s annual mission trip, as well as humanitarian work by the Men’s Club.

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Town meeting voters to consider a change in government

February 23, 2011 11:58:45 AM
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At town meeting this year voters will decide whether to continue the process begun by the Town Government Study Committee in 2007 to create a Town Manager government for Southborough. The proposal also includes changing from the current three person Board of Selectmen to a five person board. All of Southborough’s neighboring towns have already made this change.

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