May 2012

Reminder: Deadline to get a new dog license is June 1

May 31, 2012 04:27:17 PM
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Friday, June 1 is the deadline to get a new dog license without facing a $10 late fee. All dogs older than six months require a license to be renewed annually.

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MWDN: Southborough business fined 36K for asbestos violation

May 31, 2012 02:37:34 PM

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has fined a Route 9 business more than $35K for illegally storing asbestos.

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Route 85 bridge work near Hopkinton border to start Friday

May 31, 2012 12:26:01 PM
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Several of you have inquired about road signs near the intersection of Cordaville and Southville Roads announcing a new construction project. I asked DPW Superintendent Karen Galligan what it’s all about, and she tells me it’s the start of a bridge project that’s expected to continue for the next two years.

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Postseason update: Boys lacrosse advances, volleyball falls, baseball on deck today

May 31, 2012 10:17:59 AM
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It was a 50-50 day in Algonquin sports yesterday, with the boys lacrosse team advancing in their Central Mass tournament, but the boys volleyball team reaching the end of the road.

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Fire department logs for the week (5/22/12 – 5/28/12)

May 31, 2012 09:32:16 AM

What the fire department has been up to

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On the market this week

May 31, 2012 07:18:31 AM
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What went on and off the market this week.

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Southborough students awarded town scholarships

May 30, 2012 04:29:33 PM
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Last Thursday a group of outstanding students from the class of 2012 were awarded town scholarships in a ceremony at the Community House.

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Friends of Southborough Library in danger of folding

May 30, 2012 02:19:13 PM
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The Friends of the Southborough Library has put out several calls for new members in recent months, and apparently the situation has become dire. The venerable organization now stands on the brink, and without new active members to lead the group into the future, it may be forced to disband.

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Selectmen consider more changes to zoning board

May 30, 2012 11:40:40 AM

When the Board of Selectman last June voted not to reappoint Zoning Board of Appeals Chairman Sam Stivers to another five year term amid complaints about how the board treated applicants, they put the rest of the board on notice, saying future reappointments would face similar scrutiny. Last night they held true to that promise in considering the reappointment of member Regina McAuliffe.

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Southborough police log (5/25/12 – 5/28/12): Police chase ends in crash

May 30, 2012 09:26:22 AM

The latest logs from the Southborough Police Department.

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Spots still available at Recreation Department summer camps

May 30, 2012 07:21:44 AM
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The Southborough Recreation Department is once again offering its popular Kids Kamp and Kids Klub summer camp programs this year. Sessions run weekly from June 25 through August 17.

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Postseason update: Algonquin lacrosse and volleyball in playoffs this week

May 29, 2012 04:23:30 PM
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The high school sports postseason is in full swing, and Algonquin will compete on the lacrosse field and on the volleyball court this week.

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PHOTOS: Southborough honors its veterans with Memorial Day parade

May 29, 2012 02:10:40 PM

I slipped out of town for the Memorial Day weekend and missed the parade yesterday, but thankfully Chris Wraight was there and sent in these fantastic shots.

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Selectman wants to open up meetings to email comments (with POLL)

May 29, 2012 11:36:04 AM

Back in January, the Board of Selectmen started broadcasting their meetings live on public access television. Selectman John Rooney said at the time he would like a way to make the experience a bit more interactive for the viewing public. As his first act as the board’s new chairman last week, he proposed a way to do just that.

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