July 2012

Gwendolyn the Graceful Pig dances at the Southborough Public Library on Thursday

July 31, 2012 02:53:01 PM
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Enjoy a perfect day of ballet fun for the budding dancers and story lovers in your family on Thursday, August 2 at 2:30 pm, when ballerinas from Ballet Arts Worcester take center stage at the Southborough Library.

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Advisory Committee seeks to delay town meeting vote on zoning changes

July 31, 2012 12:11:43 PM

The Board of Selectmen tonight will meet with the Planning Board to discuss a wide-reaching proposal to update the town’s zoning code. They’ll also hear a request from the Advisory Committee to delay a town meeting vote on the changes.

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‘Boroughs-area communities receive state funding for new park system

July 31, 2012 09:39:53 AM
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Local planning groups have secured a $15K grant to look into the feasibility of creating a regional system that would link parks throughout the ‘Boroughs. One of the planners told the Metrowest Daily News the idea is to create an “Emerald Necklace for the MetroWest.”

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Why flags are at half staff today: Tuesday, July 31

July 31, 2012 07:33:45 AM
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Flags in Southborough and across the state are flying at half staff today in honor of Westfield Police Officer Jose Torres.

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Catch a family movie at the library on Tuesday

July 30, 2012 03:10:09 PM
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Children are invited to the Southborough Library on Tuesday, July 31, to view the animated film Stitch! The Movie.

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MWDN: Future of Southborough hovercraft up in air

July 30, 2012 12:15:37 PM

Did you know Southborough has a hovercraft? We do, but perhaps not for much longer.

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Assabet Valley Mastersingers to hold open auditions in August and September

July 30, 2012 09:49:16 AM
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The Assabet Valley Mastersigners, a choral group with members from Southborough, Northborough, Marlborough, Hudson, Shrewsbury, Westborough and surrounding communities, will hold open rehearsals for new members in August and September.

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The week in government (7/30/12 – 8/3/12)

July 30, 2012 07:26:44 AM

A list of department and committee meetings for the week.

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Obituary: Kathryn A. (Healy) Cato, 52

July 30, 2012 06:56:15 AM

Kathryn A. (Healy) Cato, 52, of Southborough died Friday, July 27, 2012, at home surrounded by her loving family.

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Children’s book blog: Getting ready for kindergarten

July 27, 2012 03:09:27 PM

This is the latest in an occasional series by Beth Melo, a Southborough mom who loves to read to her kids. In this installment, Beth shares recommendations for your little ones about to start kindergarten.

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Open thread: Southborough garage and yard sales this weekend (7/28 & 7/29)

July 27, 2012 12:20:28 PM
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Holding a garage/yard sale? Looking for garage/yard sales? This is your post!

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Southborough: We’re number 1! Or not.

July 27, 2012 09:48:10 AM
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What’s the best community in Central Mass? That’s what the site Go Local Worcester recently set out to determine. They crunched the numbers, counted the restaurants and museums, reviewed MCAS data, and looked at housing and crime statistics. Of the 72 communities in Central Mass, Southborough came in…

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Southborough firefighters establish fund to help one of their own

July 27, 2012 07:14:08 AM

Seventeen-month-old Brendan, son of Southborough firefighter Chris Shanahan and his wife Melinda, has been diagnosed with leukemia. Fellow firefighters recently set up a fund to help with medical bills and expenses.

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Tips from Fit Studio28: Avoiding the barbecue blowout

July 26, 2012 02:57:51 PM
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This is the latest in an occasional guest series brought to you by Southborough residents Leah Ammon and Cindy Evangelous who together own FitStudio 28 in Westborough.

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