May 2017

Community invitation to an interfaith Iftar (a Ramadan dinner) – Saturday

May 31, 2017 04:30:00 PM

Southborough and area Muslims will be holding a special dinner during their month of Ramadan. Organizers are extending an invitation to the entire community, no matter religion.

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Obituary: Loretta A. (Dyer) Varney, 74

May 31, 2017 02:10:01 PM

Loretta A. (Dyer) Varney, 74, of Southborough, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends, on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at UMass Medical Center in Worcester, after a brief illness.

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Are you missing him? Cat found(?)

May 31, 2017 12:00:28 PM
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A reader asked me to share a photo of the hungry cat.

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ConCom officially denies Park Central “Order of Conditions”

May 31, 2017 10:00:38 AM

Recently, a story I posted included information that the Conservation Commission denied Park Central’s application. Apparently, that was premature. But it became fact last Thursday.

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Post-season sports: Volleyball, Baseball, & Tennis to Quarter Finals; Outdoor Track to All State (Updated)

May 31, 2017 08:00:06 AM
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It’s officially spring post-season in high school sports. And all but one team made the playoffs. Plus more individual athletes have already snagged big wins.

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Mental Note of the Day (Mental Health Awareness month)

May 31, 2017 07:00:31 AM
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In co-sponsorship of Southborough Youth and Family Services’ Mental Health Awareness Month initiative, MySouthborough will be helping to promote awareness throughout May.

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Memorial Day remembrences

May 30, 2017 05:53:10 PM
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This past Monday was Memorial Day. But our community didn’t wait for the weekend to begin remembering service members. Here are some highlights from community events honoring the holiday.

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Principal search update: Algonquin “finalist” named, Meet & Greet Friday; Woodward hiring official

May 30, 2017 03:15:42 PM
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This afternoon, the district announced the finalist for new principal of Algonquin Regional. Sara Pragluski Walsh, Ed.D was chosen to replace retiring Principal Tom Mead.

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Start School Later advocates take cause to State House

May 30, 2017 12:01:12 PM
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It’s been a while since we’ve heard any news on the Start School Later movement. It appears that with schools like ours struggling to handle the issue independently, advocates are asking legislators to make it a state-wide mandate.

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The week in government (Updated)

May 30, 2017 10:11:19 AM
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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: Ethics Training, Big Band, kids art, Movie Night, Home Run Derby, and Neary Alumni concert

May 30, 2017 08:53:18 AM
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Here are some highlights of events in and around Southborough this week.

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Mental Note of the Day (Mental Health Awareness month)

May 30, 2017 07:00:12 AM
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In co-sponsorship of Southborough Youth and Family Services’ Mental Health Awareness Month initiative, MySouthborough will be helping to promote awareness throughout May.

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Reminder: Memorial Day parade Monday morning

May 28, 2017 10:30:37 AM
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Here is the information you need to observe Memorial Day in Southborough. Events begin with the annual flag placement in the rural cemetery Friday night.

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Summer Concert Series: bi-weekly June 15 – August 10th (Updated)

May 26, 2017 02:30:00 PM
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Southborough Youth & Family Services and Southborough Recreation Department are teaming up again to run their second Summer Music Series.

The goal is to produce family friendly entertainment while supporting an important cause.

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