October 2012

Who to call for help during and after Hurricane Sandy

October 28, 2012 07:26:25 PM

Exactly what Hurricane Sandy delivers in terms of rain and wind remains to be seen, but in the event you need assistance during or after the storm, here are some numbers that might help.

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Breaking news: Southborough schools canceled tomorrow

October 28, 2012 03:42:38 PM

Superintendent of Schools Charles Gobron just announced that school in Southborough and Northborough will be closed tomorrow, Monday, October 29 due to the impending storm. “This decision has been made in conjunction with public safety officials in both Northborough and Southborough. We will update you on further developments as the storm progresses,” Gobron said in […]

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Southborough officials gearing up for Hurricane Sandy

October 28, 2012 03:39:02 PM

With Hurricane Sandy expected to make landfall some 600 miles away, you might be tempted to dismiss this storm, but Southborough officials say that would be a mistake. Here’s the latest update from Chairman of the Board of Selectmen John Rooney on what forecasters expect and how the town is getting ready. I, along with […]

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Southborough officials urge residents to be prepared for a “major impact” from Hurricane Sandy

October 26, 2012 08:47:28 PM

Chairman of the Board of Selectmen John Rooney issued a statement on Friday night urging residents to take the threat of Hurricane Sandy seriously. While the path of the storm is still uncertain, Rooney said the town should be ready for a major impact.

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Enjoy a fall walk at the Beals Preserve on Sunday

October 26, 2012 04:13:06 PM
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Southborough’s Beals Preserve is beautiful year round, but it is especially so in the fall. The Southborough Open Land Foundation, which manages the property, invites residents to enjoy a fall walk on the preserve on Sunday afternoon.

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Local band to play benefit for ARHS Boosters – Saturday, October 27

October 26, 2012 01:51:03 PM

Mosquitoes this year did more than take a bite out of your evening recreation. With nighttime restrictions in place in both Northborough and Southborough this fall, they also took a bite out of the fundraising efforts of Algoqnuin Boosters.

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Political round-up: The week in press releases

October 26, 2012 11:16:51 AM
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Here are all the political press releases that made it to my inbox this week. The election is 11 days away and counting.

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Senior Center newsletter for November/December now available

October 26, 2012 09:22:12 AM
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The Senior Center has a busy holiday season planned, and you can read all about it in their recently-released November/December newsletter.

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Calling Algonquin grads from ’86 and ’87: It’s reunion time

October 26, 2012 07:25:17 AM
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The Algonquin classes of 1986 and 1987 will hold a joint reunion on Saturday, November 24, at Giuseppe’s Grill in Northborough. There will be appetizers and music, and the fun starts at 7:30 pm.

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Open house at the Southborough Historical Museum on Sunday

October 25, 2012 04:24:19 PM
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The Southborough Historical Museum is a little-known gem in town. Nestled behind Pilgrim Church, the tiny white building – which used to be a one-room schoolhouse – holds treasures from Southborough’s past. You’ll find everything from artifacts of our rural heritage to a fascinating display about the Burnett Apothecary.

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Southborough facilities received drugs from pharmacy linked to meningitis outbreak

October 25, 2012 02:02:46 PM
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week posted a (corrected) list of customers who received medicine from the Framingham pharmaceutical compounding company linked to a nationwide meningitis outbreak. Two Southborough facilities, including Southboro Medical Group, are on the list.

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Is Hurricane Sandy headed to Southborough?

October 25, 2012 11:35:41 AM
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Talk about October surprises. I dismissed the hype about then Tropical Storm Sandy from early this week as just that – hype. But forecasting models now have the storm getting uncomfortably close to New England, and today the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency said Sandy could have “a major impact” on our area early next week. Oh boy.

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Friends of Southborough Recreation invites new members

October 25, 2012 09:30:40 AM
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It’s a busy time for the Friends of Southborough Recreation. Earlier this year they worked to install new basketball courts at Woodward. Next month they’ll host their 6th annual Gobble Wobble road race. That’s just the start of what they have planned, and they’re looking for new members to help make it all happen.

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On the market this week

October 25, 2012 07:15:17 AM
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What went on and off the market this week.

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