Open discussion thread: Ask questions, share opinions

by beth on May 18, 2017

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Above:  Cignets make an appearance; swans all enjoying a morning swim on the reservoir. (photo left by Elizabeth Wetherbee Klein, right by Beth Melo)

swan hatchlings (photo by Elizabeth Wetherbee Klein)Some of you already thought this blog was for the birds. So, here’s more proof. (For a better look at the above images, click the thumbnails right.)

It’s time for another open thread. What’s on your mind this week, Southborough?

swan family enjoying the reservoirFor those of you new to the blog, the open discussion thread is your place to ask questions, sound off on town issues, or share information with other readers. Here are some suggestions to get you started:

  • Ask questions about programs in town or the town itself
  • Post a note about things that you’re selling or giving away, or things that you want
  • Share notices about upcoming events (Southborough or otherwise)
  • Register your thoughts on town issues or news stories
  • Point out interesting or helpful resources

You can add comments to the thread throughout the week. Check back often to see new comments. (If you read the blog via email or RSS, you might want to check the site from time to time for new comments.)

To view past open discussion threads, click here.

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1 Kristen Pietrewicz May 18, 2017 at 9:37 PM

I want to share that we are having a yard sale on Saturday, May 20 from 8 am – 1 pm at 16 Mitchell Street. We have many items in very good condition: toys, play table, wagon, small household items, clothes, and shoes. The weather is forecasted to be a good day to do some yard sale shopping.

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2 Southviller May 18, 2017 at 11:41 PM

Question, does anyone know what’s coming into the old Mama Rosas lot on Southville? Is it a pizza spot again?

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3 Anonymous May 19, 2017 at 8:52 AM

From an excerpt of the 12/1/2016 Conservation Commissions meeting agenda, there is a Notice of Intent for an application for the redevelopment of a pizza business within the Riverfront Area.

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4 Anita Reeder May 19, 2017 at 9:28 AM

Yes, it is, but not Mama Rosa’s. Let’s hope it is a good one, we are desperate to have really good pizza close by!

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5 Kelly Roney May 19, 2017 at 10:08 AM

Thank you to police and fire for responding to my apartment late on Mothers Day, when a big tree branch came down and took out the building’s electrical service.

National Grid was there pretty fast, too.

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6 SB Resident May 22, 2017 at 11:04 AM

What’s up with street sweeping this year? My street doesn’t seem to have been swept. I’m pretty sure it is usually done by the beginning of May.

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7 Townie May 23, 2017 at 2:21 PM

I saw them everywhere today

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8 Pat D May 25, 2017 at 12:52 PM

What is the reasoning behind those huge spotlights at Woodwood School? They are tall, ugly and lots of them. Cannot believe they got approved.

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