September 2016

Obituary: Earle Quenten Watkins, 99

September 30, 2016 03:41:57 PM

Earle Quenten Watkins, 99, of Southborough died peacefully at UMass Medical Center on September 27, 2016 after a short illness.

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St. Mark’s clearing trees for solar array (despite active appeal) (Updated)

September 30, 2016 01:53:35 PM
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It may come as a surprise to learn that St. Mark’s School has been clear cutting trees for installation of it’s approved solar array on Sears Road.

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Marijuana Dispensary Site Plan approved

September 30, 2016 10:05:46 AM
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The Planning Board voted to approve the Site Plan for CommCan’s medical marijuana dispensary at 255 Turnpike Road.

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Why flags are at half staff: September 30, 2016

September 30, 2016 07:03:11 AM
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Flags in Southborough and across the state are flying at half staff today in honor of the former President and Prime Minister of Israel Shimon Peres.

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On the market this week in Southborough

September 29, 2016 04:30:55 PM
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What went on and off the market this week.

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Obituary: Carmela (Petrone) Fusaro, 81

September 29, 2016 02:56:40 PM
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Carmela (Petrone) Fusaro, 81, of Southborough, formerly of Worcester, passed away Saturday, September 24th 2016 with her beloved sons gathered at her side.

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Building Inspector, Planning and ZBA struggle with questions over variance process (and refute accusations of collusion and subversion of process)

September 29, 2016 12:27:39 PM

Last night, Attorney William Pezzoni argued that the Town was subverting due process. Although the Zoning Board of Appeals disagreed with his charges, they may have set precedent changing Town procedures for future variance applications. And there is concern about a potential loophole for developers.

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ARHS Class of ’96: Book reunion tickets by 10/8 (or by tomorrow for $25 discount)

September 29, 2016 09:27:53 AM
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Algonquin Regional’s Class of 96 is holding their 20th reunion in a couple of weeks.

Don’t wait to buy tickets – they won’t be sold at the door.

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Is this your cat?

September 29, 2016 07:30:00 AM
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It seems to be a regular thing now – cats lost and found. The latest one is hanging around a house on Newton Street.

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Park Central Site Plan Review continued to Thursday night

September 28, 2016 05:11:35 PM

On Monday night, the Planning Board held a continued hearing on the Site Plan Review for the Park Central project. Much of the two hour discussion was spent deliberating over what the board should be reviewing and how to proceed.

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Obituary: Candido Anthony Torcoletti (Torc), 97

September 28, 2016 02:27:35 PM

Candido Anthony Torcoletti (Torc), longtime resident of Southborough, died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, September 22, 2016, just shy of his 98th birthday.

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Build-A-Scarecrow for Heritage Day (or just for fun)

September 28, 2016 11:37:00 AM
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The Rotary Club is again selling scarecrow kits and holding a contest to raise funds for the Southborough Cultural Arts Council.

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Historical Commission reassuring public about coming tree removals at Burnett House

September 28, 2016 09:40:06 AM
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The Historical Commission is warning residents to expect a “substantial amount of tree removal” at 84 Main Street in coming weeks. But the message is intended to reassure that what is being done is necessary, and will work out in the long run. (And that the “stars” of the property will remain standing, with just minor pruning.)

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First Community Church sale – Saturday

September 28, 2016 07:30:00 AM
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This Saturday, First Community Church Sale is holding a fundraising sale.

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