December 2012

POLL: What were the most significant Southborough stories of 2012?

December 21, 2012 12:06:03 PM

Arounnd this time each year I put together a list of the top stories from the past 12 months. This year I’d like some help from you.

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Kindergroup thanks local businesses for helping to bring Santa to town

December 21, 2012 09:55:32 AM
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The members of Southborough Kindergroup are no doubt on Santa’s nice list this year after putting together another excellent Santa Day last weekend. The organizers asked me to pass along these words of thanks to all those who made the event possible.

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Southborough police logs (12/13/12 – 12/18/12): Driver flees after traffic stop

December 21, 2012 07:16:17 AM

A traffic stop on Central Street last Saturday resulted in a K9 search after the driver fled the scene, and icy weather kept the Southborough police and DPW busy on Monday. Read about those incidents and more in the latest installment of the Southborough police logs (via Facebook).

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Save the date: Snowflakes for Sandy Hook – December 29 & January 5

December 20, 2012 02:07:22 PM
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After the shooting last week at Sandy Hook Elementary School, most of us have been left wondering what we can do to help. Many are sending letters of condolence to the families afflicted by the tragedy. A mom I know is driving down to Newtown this week to deliver meals she and friends prepared. A number of memorial funds have been established.

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Southborough officer joins convoy to visit Virginia boy battling cancer

December 20, 2012 11:41:01 AM
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Riding in an attention-grabbing convoy of 100 cruisers, a group of local police officers journeyed from Massachusetts to Virginia yesterday to bring cards and well wishes to a little boy battling cancer. One of those officers was from Southborough.

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MWDN: Algonquin to again weigh adding teachers

December 20, 2012 09:38:15 AM

At a regional school committee meeting last night, Superintendent Charles Gobron gave a preview of factors driving the Algonquin budget for fiscal year 2013. One of those factors is a desire to lower the student-teacher ratio by hiring more teachers.

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On the market this week

December 20, 2012 07:18:16 AM
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What went on and off the market this week.

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What the Southborough Library wants for Christmas

December 19, 2012 04:21:25 PM
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Kids aren’t the only ones making wish lists this holiday season. While they’re probably not sending a letter to Santa, the Southborough Library nonetheless has a list of items they’d love to have in the new year.

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Why flags are at half staff today

December 19, 2012 03:10:30 PM
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Flags in Southborough and across the nation were lowered to half staff today in honor of Senator Daniel Inouye who died on Monday at the age of 88.

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Southborough Rotary donates new refrigerator, supplies to food pantry

December 19, 2012 11:41:53 AM
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The Southborough Food Pantry has a new refrigerator and some stocked shelves this holiday season thanks to a recent donation by the Southborough Rotary Club.

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Corridor Nine scholarships open to Southborough students

December 19, 2012 09:32:42 AM

The Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce has $16K in scholarships to award next spring, and they are inviting Southborough students to apply.

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Registration open for Southborough Youth Baseball’s spring 2013 season

December 19, 2012 07:19:57 AM

Registration is ongoing for Southborough Youth Baseball and Softball’s upcoming spring season. Programs are available for boys and girls ages 5 through 15. Sign up by January 31 to take advantage of the early registration discount.

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Where are the best Christmas lights in Southborough?

December 18, 2012 04:21:29 PM
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Driving around Southborough during the holidays to look at Christmas lights is a favorite tradition of mine, one I remember doing with my family as a child. Without fail, every year there are residents that go all-out with their displays.

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PHOTOS: Ice-coated Southborough

December 18, 2012 02:04:06 PM

Freezing rain left hundreds in Southborough without power yesterday and caused headaches for drivers. But on the flip side, the coating of ice on trees, shrubs, and lawns was magical.

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