May 2013

Concert at Pilgrim Church on Sunday to benefit marathon bombing victims

May 31, 2013 05:50:30 PM

Pilgrim Church will host a concert on Sunday afternoon to raise money for victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, as well as local animal shelters. Called Celebration of Hope, the concert will feature both voice and instrumental performances.

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Algonquin and Assabet graduations this weekend

May 31, 2013 03:47:22 PM
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The Algonquin and Assabet classes of 2013 will take their first steps into the real world this weekend, as both schools hold their graduation ceremonies.

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Remembering Robert R. Foley, Jr.

May 31, 2013 01:28:15 PM
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Longtime resident Alice Foley died at the age of 87 earlier this month. I didn’t know Mrs. Foley personally, but her name will be familiar to anyone who has read the list of names etched into the stone of the All Wars Memorial on Southborough’s Town Common. Mrs. Foley was the mother of Robert R. Foley, Jr., the only Southborough resident killed during the Vietnam War.

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Southborough family is looking for a kidney donor

May 31, 2013 11:08:48 AM

Steven Travis Poole, a 38 year old Southborough native with three sons, is in need of a kidney donor. The Poole family has lived in Southborough since 1975. Steven’s parents are Beverly and Roger Poole.

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Postseason update: Alogonquin baseball moves on to the quarterfinals

May 31, 2013 09:03:45 AM

Going into yesterday’s first round playoff match against Marlborough, the Algonquin baseball team was on a 9-0 winning streak against their Central Division 1 rival. Yesterday they made it 10-0.

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Obituary: Evelyn Johnson McKie, 90

May 31, 2013 07:16:10 AM

Evelyn Johnson McKie, 90, of Natick and Leesburg, FL, formerly of Southborough died at her home on May 29, 2013 after an illness.

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7th grade elite basketball players ask for help to get to Nationals

May 30, 2013 04:26:30 PM

Five Southborough 7th graders are headed to the AAU Boys Basketball National Championships, June 22-30. At least they will be if they raise the necessary funds.

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Are you setting up a neighborhood watch?

May 30, 2013 02:10:04 PM
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Now that there has been another uptick in crime, Susan and I are wondering how many of you out there are planning a Watch?

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Zoning board denies request by Gulbankian family to modify conditions

May 30, 2013 11:42:24 AM

Saying they felt “duped” by the family, the Zoning Board of Appeals last night denied a request by the Gulbankian family to modify conditions imposed in a 2011 ruling. The family had asked the board to remove the requirement to pave a portion of their Mt. Vickery Road property and install a drainage system, saying the changes were expensive and unnecessary.

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Postseason update: Boys lacrosse advances, baseball plays today

May 30, 2013 09:33:15 AM
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With a 12-5 win over Shepherd Hill yesterday, the Algonquin boys lacrosse team has advanced to the Central Division 2 quarterfinal round. Fifth seed Algonquin will face off against 4th-seed Littleton on Saturday at 4:00 pm in Littleton.

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On the market this week

May 30, 2013 07:15:54 AM
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What went on and off the market this week.

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Algonquin girls rugby team captures third consecutive state title

May 29, 2013 04:19:42 PM
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Congratulations to the Algonquin girls rugby team for a dominating performance at the high school state championships on Saturday at Fort Devens. The team ended the tournament with their third consecutive state title.

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Southborough Library and Fay School host a night of Bollywood fun for teens

May 29, 2013 02:06:24 PM
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A fun event for teens on Friday night courtesy of the Southborough Library and Fay School.

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Town committee openings: 26 chances to make a difference

May 29, 2013 11:42:11 AM
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Given the passionate nature of many comments posted on this blog, I can tell people care about the future of this town. Every June the Board of Selectmen offers you a new chance to get involved.

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