September 2015

Town to demolish old barn on Middle Road

September 30, 2015 04:30:29 PM
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One selectman has asked how the Town could allow property it owns to fall into hazardous disrepair.

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Flu vaccinations – Thursday, October 8

September 30, 2015 02:20:00 PM
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The Board of Health is holding Flu Clinics for residents twelve and older, with a special one for seniors.

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Fire Department news: Camper fire, training and equipment, good family news, and accident pics

September 30, 2015 01:01:00 PM
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Since we no longer have the Fire Department logs to update us, I like to share the SFD’s Facebook posts on occasion. They don’t cover every call, but pictures supposedly speak a thousand words! This week, I’m also sharing photos submitted by a reader from the accident scene on Middle Road.

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Open discussion thread: Ask questions, share opinions

September 30, 2015 09:24:54 AM
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The open discussion thread is your place to ask questions, sound off on town issues, or share information with other readers.

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Superintendent: Algonquin’s Dick Walsh will continue to guide students within athletic department

September 30, 2015 07:30:00 AM
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It appears our high school has been all atwitter with (possibly inaccurate) news that longtime school employee Dick Walsh was being forced out.

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Library Book and Bake Sale: Heritage Day

September 29, 2015 04:15:08 PM
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The Friends of the Southborough Library are getting ready for their big Book and Bake Sale on Monday, October 12th – Heritage Day. We are seeking volunteers and donations to help.
(We’ll also need lots of customers – so save the date! It’s an easy one to remember.)

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SWL: Teacher lawsuit moving forward with one less claim

September 29, 2015 02:17:32 PM

Southborough Wicked Local reports that a lawsuit against our school district will proceed, but with one claim dismissed.

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St. Mark’s Sesquicentennial: Celebration with fireworks(?) and weekend traffic (Updated)

September 29, 2015 11:30:21 AM
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St. Mark’s School is proud to be celebrating 150 years. They are inviting the community to join them for fireworks and to cheer on athletes.
The invitation comes with a traffic warning.

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Southborough Emergency warns of potential for flooding

September 29, 2015 10:04:16 AM
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Southborough Emergency Management asked me to share a warning. With expected rain deluges today and tomorrow, there is reasonable concern for flooded basements. And as we approach the weekend they are keeping an eye on potential for flash flooding of streets.

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Girl Scouts Fall Sales: Candy, nuts and magazines

September 29, 2015 07:30:59 AM
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The Girl Scouts are famous for one annual fundraiser. But did you know that another annual fundraiser benefits local troops more?

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Postponed – Steeple Coffeehouse kicks off 20th year with Bluegrass this Saturday (Updated)

September 28, 2015 03:30:42 PM
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Editor’s note – the concert is postponed.

Blackstone Valley Bluegrass returns to the Steeple Coffeehouse this Saturday, February 7.

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BOS to expand Public Safety Committee charter and add members October 6th

September 28, 2015 12:24:37 PM
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Last week, the Board of Selectmen interviewed candidates and filled a vacancy for a position on the Public Safety Committee. Next week, they expect to expand the committee by adding three more members.

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This week in sports

September 28, 2015 11:10:52 AM
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Here’s what’s on tap this week in high school sports.

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Events this week: Clifford, art workshop for kids, pet blessing, and mini-golf (Updated again)

September 28, 2015 09:52:54 AM
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Here are some highlights of events in and around Southborough this week.

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