February 2018

Register for spring RAP – sessions begin next week

February 28, 2018 04:30:00 PM
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Registration is now open for the next session of after school programs (and a before school one).

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Police called in to investigate social media incident with Trottier student – no threat found

February 28, 2018 02:27:28 PM

Trottier Middle School and Southborough Police have both issued statements about a report of a social media post that raised concerns.

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Obituary: Lillian A. (LaNinfa) Howes, 85

February 28, 2018 01:08:23 PM

Lillian A. (LaNinfa) Howes, 85, of Southborough, died on Monday, February 26, 2018 at Countryside Health Care of Milford, after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late (Francis) Peter Howes for 48 years.

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Patch: False rumors of threat to Algonquin

February 28, 2018 10:00:02 AM

The Northborough Patch posted about false rumors on Monday that alarmed some about the safety of Algonquin students.

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Public Safety Building: Correction – cruiser canopy isn’t a Town Meeting vote

February 28, 2018 08:26:37 AM
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Public Safety Building Chair Jason Malinowski reached out to me about a story I ran earlier this week. He corrected some details I got wrong from his update to selectmen made last week.

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SWL: “Southborough Golf Club” to replace “St. Mark’s Golf Club”

February 27, 2018 04:29:06 PM
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I don’t know how long it will take for the change to register with residents, players, and map apps, but our Town’s golf course has a new name.

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Fay School invites kids to “A Woodland Cinderella” – March 10

February 27, 2018 11:34:54 AM
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Fay School’s “Saturdays at Fay” will now feature an award winning puppet show.

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Transfer Station fees: Small change this year, deeper look for next year (Updated)

February 27, 2018 09:30:24 AM
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Town officials scrapped big changes to the Town’s trash disposal program this year. Instead, some users will see a $50 increase in Transfer Station sticker prices for this fall. And selectmen will task the Public Works Planning Board with another swing at a possible overhaul to funding for the following year.

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Coding Club for 3rd – 5th graders: Scratch at the Library starting this Saturday

February 27, 2018 07:30:00 AM
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The Southborough Library is launching a Scratch Coding Club for 3rd to 5th graders this Saturday. Space is limited, but there are still 4 spots left. Sign up quick to take part in this round of sessions.

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Obituary: Thomas M. Morris, 61

February 26, 2018 04:18:00 PM
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Thomas M. Morris, 61, formerly of Southborough, MA, died Sunday, February 18, 2018 at home after an acute illness. He leaves his loving life partner, Nancy Jean Henry.

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Post-season sports: Athletes head to New England championships; Winter playoffs begin

February 26, 2018 02:20:06 PM
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Kudos are in order for three Algonquin athletes heading to New England Championships this weekend. Plus, brackets have been posted for Ice Hockey and Basketball.

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Public Safety Building: project bids due before Town Meeting; RFP being issued for solar canopies (Updated)

February 26, 2018 11:28:00 AM
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RFPs will be issued this week for Southborough Public Safet Building project. In hopes of cutting over $300K from the Public Safety Building project, the Town will also soon issue an RFP for solar canopy carports. Selectmen approved pursuing the option after last week’s update from the PSB Committee.

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The week in government: ZBA on variances for Northborough Rd project and 2nd ext. for Over 55 housing at Southville & Parkerville

February 26, 2018 09:30:08 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: Hike, Jazz Night, CPR Training, Neary Noodle Night, Dems Caucus, Scratch Coding, and Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast

February 26, 2018 07:29:27 AM
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Here are some highlights of events in and around Southborough this week.

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