Three of our town departments made the local news this week. Here are some stories you may have missed.
Southborough library looking at future of aging building – from The Metrowest Daily News:
The Library Board of Trustees has begun the process of putting together an application for a $50,000 state grant to assist in a $75,000 study to determine what to do with its aging building.
“A lot has happened in 100 years,” Library Director Jane Cain said, noting that the building, built in 1911, has serious infrastructure problems that need to be addressed. (read more)
Southborough sells its hovercraft – from The Metrowest Daily News:
The town’s hovercraft, on the market since last year, has been sold, Fire Chief Joseph Mauro confirmed Monday.
Mauro said the department sold the craft – which had fallen into disuse in recent years because of training concerns– to a private buyer in Connecticut. (read more)
Southborough Police Department conducts junior academy – from Comunity Advocate:
Thirty-five boys and girls ages 12 to 16 now have a better understanding of law enforcement after attending the Southborough Police Department’s 15th annual Junior Police Academy, conducted July 22 to 26 at Trottier Middle School. The academy was again run by Officer Kevin Landry. (read more)