March 2016

Expert parenting advice: Tonight, next week, and a replay (Updated)

March 28, 2016 10:26:52 AM

Next week, our school district is hosting another parenting talk. This time the focus is on five simple tips for raising “competent and confident” children (or “Five to Thrive”). It’s a good time to share a reminder about tonight’s talk and links for replays to past talks.

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This week in sports: Coach earns national honor

March 28, 2016 07:30:05 AM
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Here’s what’s on tap this week in high school sports.

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Obituary: Hovanes A. “John” Sarkis

March 26, 2016 02:00:11 PM

Hovanes A. “John” Sarkis of Southorough, passed away on March 23, 2016.

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Medical Marijuana Dispensary approved by ZBA 4-1 (Updated)

March 25, 2016 12:34:26 PM

Last night, the Zoning Board of Appeals approved 4-1 CommCan’s permit to open a Medical Marijuana dispensary at 250 Turnpike Road. Town Counsel defended the board as being required to act last night rather than push the decision to after Town Meeting.

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Algonquin looking to end the R-word: Motivational comedian – March 31

March 25, 2016 10:16:07 AM
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Next week, Algonquin Regional is honoring R-word awareness. The program is sponsored by ARHS Best Buddies.

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DCR Q&A on watersheds and properties – Tuesday

March 25, 2016 08:59:53 AM

Our state legislators are bringing the Department of Conservation and Recreation to town on Tuesday.

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Reminder: Annual Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday

March 24, 2016 05:35:14 PM
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Southborough Kindergroup has shared details on this year’s Easter Egg Hunt.

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ZBA rushing Marijuana Dispensary decision prior to Town Meeting? 6:30 pm hearing tonight (Final update)

March 24, 2016 12:29:47 PM
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Last night, the ZBA held a hearing on a proposed Medical Marijuana dispensary. After 3 1/2 hours of presentations, public comments and board discussion, the hearing was continued for a likely vote tonight.

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On the market this week in Southborough

March 24, 2016 09:24:38 AM
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What went on and off the market this week.

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Family fun festival at Fay – April 2

March 24, 2016 07:30:55 AM
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Fay School is holding its 6th Annual Fay Festival on Saturday, April 2. To lure families in to learn about Fay Day Camp, they are offering a free day of fun.

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Main Street easements article; Q&A – March 30

March 23, 2016 04:00:38 PM
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At Town Meeting in April, voters will be asked to authorize the Town to negotiate (or “take”) easements for the Main Street redesign project. In preparation, the Main Street Design Working Group is hosting a community forum.

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Opiod abuse news: District waiver on student abuse screening, pending Narcan policy for schools, and invite to parent forum on abuse awareness

March 23, 2016 12:46:50 PM
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There has been a lot in the news about the opiod abuse crisis, especially among youth. I have three related news items to share on the issue that effect our community.

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Bats & other creatures of the night – March 29

March 23, 2016 09:13:40 AM
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The Southborough Library will ask kids to get Hands On with Nature again next week.

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Why flags are at half staff: March 23, 2016

March 23, 2016 07:40:03 AM
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Flags in Southborough and across the nation are flying at half staff in solidarity with the victims of the terror attacks in Brussels.

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