Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Obituary: Shirley Ann Lyons Spiewak, 82

March 27, 2012 08:22:54 PM

PITTSFIELD – Shirley Ann Lyons Spiewak, 82, died peacefully Saturday, March 24th, surrounded by her loving family, at the Providence Care Center of Lenox, where she had resided since June 2011. Shirley was born in Highland Park, Michigan on Nov. 3, 1929, to Edward D. Lyons and Jeanette A. Kidd Leslie. She attended local Detroit […]

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Explore your Irish roots with the Southborough Library Genealogy Club – Thursday

March 27, 2012 04:22:24 PM
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This month, on Thursday, March 29, the Southborough Genealogy Club hosts Virginia Wright of TIARA (The Irish Ancestral Research Association) who will speak about the life insurance applications and other records held by the Massachusetts Catholic Order of Foresters, covering late 19th and early 20th century Massachusetts Irish, and some German members of the Foresters Society.

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Open discussion thread: Ask questions, share opinions

March 27, 2012 02:13:21 PM
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The open discussion thread is your place to ask questions, sound off on town issues, or share information with other readers.

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Committee member favors splitting town manager article

March 27, 2012 11:44:49 AM
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Does Southborough need a bigger Board of Selectmen? Would the town benefit if we hired a so-called strong town manager to handle day-to-day operations? Voters will consider both those issues when Article 4 comes up at town meeting next month, but some in town say voters should get to decide on the two issues separately.

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Two contested races this year: Selectmen and Planning Board

March 27, 2012 09:33:05 AM

The deadline for filing nomination papers has come and gone, leaving voters with two contested races in town elections this year.

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Pansies for Progress fundraiser runs through Friday

March 27, 2012 07:22:41 AM
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For the fifth year in a row, Southborough Town House employees are participating in Pansies for Progress, a fundraising drive for the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance. Like last year, funds are being raised in honor of Southborough’s former police chief Bill Webber, who passed away in 2008 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

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