April 2016

Public Safety building update: BOS aiming for Presidential ballot; may vet out reappointment of opponents (Updated)

April 26, 2016 04:52:42 PM
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Last night, the Board of Selectmen reassured volunteers that they are still prioritizing a Public Safety Building project. Chair John Rooney told the study committee they hope to complete negotiations with St. Mark’s School for land acquisition within 2-3 weeks. The Town will be seeking to put something on the Presidential election ballot.

As part of the effort, Rooney agreed that it makes sense to vet out opponents on Town Committees when reappointments are made this June.

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Pollinator talk and workshop – butterflies tonight and bees on Saturday

April 26, 2016 02:12:56 PM
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Chestnut Hill Farm is hosting a special workshop this weekend. The focus is Orchard Mason Bee nest construction. And a reminder about an event readers may have missed notice on over spring break.

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Police looking for help investigating Rte 9 crash (and the latest Police Logs)

April 26, 2016 10:00:43 AM
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The SPD is asking for anyone who witnessed or has information related to the crash to contact the Detective Division. The SPD has also released its latest logs, covering Thursday through Sunday.

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Spring RAP registration and discount for summer camps end tomorrow

April 26, 2016 08:45:05 AM
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The Southborough Recreation Department is once again offering its popular summer camp programs at Finn and Woodward this year. Sessions run weekly from July 1 through August 16. Sign up before Thursday, April 18 to take advantage of the early bird discount.

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The week in government: St. Mark’s Solar Array at Planning Board, Public Safety Building update at BOS; Regional School Committee

April 25, 2016 04:02:16 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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This week in sports: Another coach honored and varsity winning streaks

April 25, 2016 02:30:00 PM
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Here’s what’s on tap this week in high school sports.

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Caine’s Crossing: 11 senior housing units approved at Southville & Parkerville

April 25, 2016 11:29:16 AM
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Over objections from neighbors, the Zoning Board of Appeals approved a permit to build an 11-unit senior housing development on the corner of Southville and Parkerville roads.

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Events this week: Horseback riding; pollinators, organic gardening, trail clearing, candidates night, yogathon, and more

April 25, 2016 09:19:59 AM
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Here are some highlights of events in and around Southborough this week.

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BOS to vote on updated Host Agreement with CommCan tonight

April 25, 2016 07:30:39 AM

Tonight’s, the Board of Selectmen will likely approve an updated Host Community Agreement for the Medical Marijuana dispensary coming to 255 Turnpike Drive.

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Obituary: Beverly Ann (Boyle) Fallon, 79

April 23, 2016 04:25:41 PM

Beverly Ann (Boyle) Fallon, 79 of Southborough and formerly of Milton died peacefully on Monday, April 18, 2016 at home surrounded by her family.

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Hydrant flushing next week (Check taps and the schedule before you wash a load!)

April 22, 2016 12:20:00 PM
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Next week is the last week of April, and that means it’s time for the annual flushing of the hydrants in Southborough. It will take nearly all week for the DPW to flush all the hydrants in town, and when they’re doing the ones in your neck of the woods, you may notice your tap water running brown.

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Seeking volunteers to clear trails – April 30

April 22, 2016 09:50:00 AM
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Next weekend, the Southborough Trail Committee will be working to clean up the Sudbury Reservoir Trail.

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Marimba Band concert to benefit orphans in Botswana – April 29

April 22, 2016 07:29:40 AM
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A Marimba band from Botswana will be performing a benefit concert at St. Mark’s School next week.

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Learn how to entice butterflies and help pollinators – April 26

April 21, 2016 12:56:28 PM
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Learn how you can help use flowers to sustain butterfly populations in our area.

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