August 2015

The week in government: Park Central and Stonebrook Village at ZBA; Public Safety at Advisory; Breakneck Hill water at Conservation

August 24, 2015 02:13:55 PM
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A list of board and committee meetings for the week with my selected highlights from the agendas.

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Events this week: Forum with Elected Officials, Senior Picnic, Teen Crafternoon, Chair Volleyball, Vanilla Day, and Summer Nights

August 24, 2015 11:29:53 AM
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Here are some highlights of events in and around Southborough this week.

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Police logs 8/13 – 8/19/15

August 24, 2015 09:14:08 AM
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The latest log from Southborough Police Department.

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Bus Routes: This year’s routes; Ask your questions

August 24, 2015 07:27:23 AM
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The School Routes for the 2015-16 school year are now available.

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8 Days to Summer Nights

August 21, 2015 04:10:00 PM
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Summer Nights takes place the evening of Saturday, August 29. (Or the next day if pushed by weather.)

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Ila Bella/Rossi Estates begins clearing for construction Monday

August 21, 2015 02:30:00 PM

Town Planner Jennifer Burney blogged an update on a project that’s been kicking around for a few years – Ila Bella, formerly known as Rossi Estates.

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Kid reporter at it again: Athlete, cheerleaders and an interview that Trumps the rest

August 21, 2015 11:28:58 AM
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Southborough’s cub reporter Shayna Rose has been at it again. She has three more interviews under her belt worth sharing. One clearly Trumps the rest.

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Planning Board approves turf addition and keeping morning hours at SYS/Fay athletic field

August 21, 2015 09:27:36 AM
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Above: Youth soccer will be adding a turf field to Fay School’s athletic field complex. To chagrin of neighbors (and perhaps some parents), weekend morning play will continue to be allowed. (Image from Google Maps) Last month, the Planning Board continued a hearing on permits for adding a turf playing area at Fay School’s athletic […]

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Isolated break in water service yesterday morning

August 21, 2015 07:10:59 AM

A reader informed me that her home and neighbors lost water in the wee hours of Thursday morning. She wondered if it was due to the Route 9 construction, and shouldn’t the Department of Public Works have notified residents to be prepared. It turns out that while it may have been related to the project […]

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Super reader summer challenge almost met

August 20, 2015 03:08:57 PM
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Kids are encouraged to stop by the library through the 31st to enjoy summer reading and help the library meet its goal.

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Vanilla Day: Free ice cream, jazz and historic tour – August 29

August 20, 2015 11:45:56 AM
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The Friends of the Burnett-Garfield House are encouraging Southborough’s to celebrate one of our historical claims to fame.

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On the market this week in Southborough

August 20, 2015 09:30:00 AM
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What went on and off the market this week.

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Obituary: Bette Lou (Grimes) Madison, 80

August 20, 2015 07:26:33 AM

Bette Lou (Grimes) Madison, 80, of Clinton and formerly a longtime resident of Southborough, died on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at The Reservoir of Marlborough, after long illness.

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Algonquin no longer a Newsweek top 500 school

August 19, 2015 04:23:40 PM
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My impression is that ARHS fall from the Newsweek list has less to do with the school than with the magazine’s methodology.

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