December 2012

The year in review: What happened in Southborough in 2012

December 31, 2012 12:21:02 PM
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As we reflect back on 2012 on this the final day of the year, there are stories that stand out for all of us, from ones that rocked our small town to ones that rocked our nation. This year I asked for your help in picking out the events of the past year that stand out to you. Here’s the list.

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The week in government

December 31, 2012 09:19:53 AM

A list of department and committee meetings for the week.

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Children’s book blog: Teaching Children Appreciation

December 28, 2012 01:23:12 PM

This is the latest in an occasional series by Beth Melo, a Southborough mom who loves to read to her kids.

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Reminder: Make snowflakes for Sandy Hook at the Southborough Library on Saturday

December 28, 2012 10:49:29 AM

Make snowflakes at the Southborough Library on Saturday to help decorate the school that will be home to survivors of the Sandy Hook massacre.

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Senator Eldridge hosting town hall meetings to discuss budget and legislative priorities

December 28, 2012 08:16:05 AM
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Senator Jamie Eldridge, who represents Southborough along with the rest of the Worcester Middlesex District, has planned a series of town hall meetings in neighboring towns to discuss budget and other priorities. All constituents are invited to attend.

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On the market this week

December 27, 2012 08:30:59 AM
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What went on and off the market this week.

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Boy Scouts picking up Christmas trees on Saturday, January 5

December 26, 2012 02:31:09 PM

Boy Scout Troop 1 will once again hold their annual Christmas tree collection service, this year on Saturday, January 5.

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Big Joe the Storyteller at the Southborough Library on Thursday

December 26, 2012 11:18:00 AM
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Looking for something fun to do with your kids this week? Popular storyteller Big Joe will make a return visit to the Southborough Library on Thursday to share stories and a lot of laughs.

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MWDN: Given lemons, Southborough man made lemonade

December 26, 2012 08:18:06 AM

By all accounts, Southborough last week lost a remarkable resident. Twenty-nine year-old Michael Sampson died of a rare genetic disease. Yesterday the Metrowest Daily News ran a profile of him that is worth a read.

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Will Southborough have a white Christmas?

December 24, 2012 11:41:37 AM
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When the kiddos wake up on Christmas morning, they’ll find not only full stockings, but in all likelihood, a coating of white on the ground outside.

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Obituary: Michael D. Sampson, 29

December 24, 2012 08:12:36 AM

Michael D. Sampson, 29, of Northborough, formerly of Southborough, died Friday, December 21, 2012 in Boston Children’s Hospital, from complications of Cockayne’s Syndrome.

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Obituary: Heather M. Merloni, 49

December 24, 2012 07:15:44 AM

Heather M. (Rouhan) Merloni, 49, of Marlborough, died Thursday, December 20, 2012 in UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus, after an illness.

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From the Culinary Underground: Robbie’s holiday cookies

December 21, 2012 04:03:26 PM
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This is the latest in an ongoing guest series brought to you by Southborough’s Culinary Underground. This week Chef Lori shares a recipe that would make a perfect treat for your favorite four-legged friend.

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St. Mark’s open for public skating over the holiday break

December 21, 2012 01:39:07 PM
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Mother Nature has not cooperated enough to get the community skating rink at Woodward up and running, but there will still be opportunities to skate over the Christmas break as the rink at St. Mark’s opens to the public.

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