June 2012

Southborough Junior Police Academy seeking new cadets

June 29, 2012 04:21:54 PM
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It’s a week of drills and challenges, from physical fitness to public speaking. Orders are barked, rules are meant to be followed, and lessons are learned. At the end, members of the Southborough Police Department hope it’s a week that changes some lives.

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Selectmen pass on plan to bury utility wires along Main Street

June 29, 2012 02:05:55 PM
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Many of you may remember there’s a project in the works to upgrade Main Street, one that will include repaving the road and widening it at some points. While selectmen approved the project design in 2010, still outstanding was the question of whether utility lines along Main Street should be buried underground while the reconstruction work was taking place.

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Last day for Town Administrator Jean Kitchen

June 29, 2012 11:01:28 AM
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Today is the last day for Southborough Town Administrator Jean Kitchen, who is retiring after six years on the job. At her final Board of Selectmen meeting on Tuesday night, selectmen thanked her for her service.

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PHOTOS: Southborough Library Fourth of July parade

June 29, 2012 08:54:36 AM

Southborough kids put their patriotism on display yesterday as they marched in the annual Southborough Library Fourth of July parade.

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Obituary: Mabel M. (Trioli) Pugni, 103

June 29, 2012 07:03:58 AM

Mabel M. (Trioli) Pugni, 103, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 , at Countryside Nursing Home, in Framingham. She was the wife of the late Joseph Pugni, who died in 1973.

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Former Southborough resident to appear on ‘Jeopardy!’ on Friday

June 28, 2012 04:12:42 PM
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One former resident’s Southborough education will be put to the test this week. Southborough native Matt Samberg will compete on “Jeopardy!” on Friday night.

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Open thread: Southborough garage and yard sales this weekend (6/30 & 7/1)

June 28, 2012 03:34:32 PM
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Holding a garage/yard sale? Looking for garage/yard sales? This is your post!

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New fees and policies at the Transfer Station

June 28, 2012 01:56:00 PM
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The Board of Selectmen earlier this week signed off on a new set of rules and regulations for the Transfer Station. They left the price of a sticker alone at $175, but approved a number of other changes recommended by Department of Public Works Superintendent Karen Galligan. Here’s a rundown of what’s new.

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Obituary: Maureen (Gormley) Haley, 77

June 28, 2012 01:18:52 PM
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Maureen (Gormley) Haley, 77, of Marlborough, died on Tuesday June 26, 2012 at her home. Born in Framingham, daughter of the late Joseph and Clotilda (Michaud) Gormley, she was the wife of the late Robert J. Haley, who died in December of 1991. Maureen was a graduate of Framingham High School Class of 1959 and […]

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Southborough author Ann Port releases her third novel

June 28, 2012 11:30:43 AM
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In her recently-published third novel, Southborough author Ann Port takes a turn at historical fiction. A Fair Exchange is a novel and mystery set in Munich and Dachau during World War II.

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K-8 School Committee elects new officers

June 28, 2012 09:26:17 AM
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As is their tradition at the first meeting after town elections in May, the K-8 School Committee earlier this month elected new officers for the upcoming year.

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On the market this week

June 28, 2012 07:20:33 AM
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What went on and off the market this week.

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Farmers’ markets near Southborough

June 27, 2012 04:27:24 PM
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Farmers’ markets are cropping up all around Southborough. Westborough opened for their second year earlier this month, and Ashland is offering a market for the first time this year. Add that to old standbys in Hopkinton, Grafton, and Framingham, and Southborough residents have plenty of choices when it comes to fresh, local fare.

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Voluntary odd/even water ban now in effect

June 27, 2012 02:04:57 PM
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The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously last night to impose a voluntary odd/even water restriction starting immediately and running through September 22. Under the ban, outside water use is restricted based on your house number, so odd-numbered houses use water on odd-numbered days, and even-numbered houses use water on even-numbered days.

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