Friday, December 14, 2012

St. Mark’s Church opens its doors for private prayer

December 14, 2012 07:46:43 PM

Rev. Philip LaBelle of St. Mark’s Church asked me to let readers know that the church has opened its doors for private prayer for those who wish to reflect on today’s tragedy in Connecticut.

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Superintendent: Southborough schools have a ‘strong student safety network’

December 14, 2012 06:07:41 PM

Northborough-Southborough School Superintendent Charles Gobron released the following statement in response to today’s school shooting in a Newton, Connecticut elementary school.

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In wake of CT shooting, school officials offer suggestions on talking to children about tragedy

December 14, 2012 04:10:37 PM

I am avoiding the news today. Partly to protect my 5-year-old daughter from hearing about today’s horrific school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, partly to protect myself.

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What to do in (and around) Southborough this weekend

December 14, 2012 03:17:08 PM
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It’s another busy weekend in Southborough. Here’s what is on tap.

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Ten days left: Time to shop local, Southborough!

December 14, 2012 01:19:26 PM
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After today there will be just ten shopping days left before Christmas, and that means there’s no better time to think local for your holiday gift giving. From home decor and jewelry to tasty treats and gift certificates for all kinds of services, you’ll find something for everyone right here in your own back yard.

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PHOTOS: Neary students raise money for St. Jude

December 14, 2012 12:07:59 PM

A group of Neary fourth graders raised just under $100 selling hot chocolate on Wednesday. They’re donating the proceeds to St. Jude Hospital.

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Southborough police warn residents about package thefts

December 14, 2012 11:36:03 AM

I don’t know about you, but I’m doing a good bulk of my holiday shopping online this year (when I’m not shopping local, that is), so this warning from the Southborough Police Department is one I’m taking to heart.

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Gobron previews K-8 school budget

December 14, 2012 09:52:37 AM

Superintendent Charles Gobron previewed the K-8 school budget at a meeting earlier this week. He didn’t talk numbers – that comes next month – rather he discussed the overarching factors that impact the budgeting process. Gobron said the school district is dealing with some significant fiscal constraints, including the loss of one-time savings and the cost of implementing new state mandates.

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Southborough conservation administrator honored by Sudbury Valley Trustees

December 14, 2012 07:17:51 AM
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At a meeting earlier this fall, Southborough Conservation Administrator Beth Rosenblum was honored by the Sudbury Valley Trustees for her work both here in Southborough and also in Ashland.

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