December 2018

Gulf station held up Sunday night

December 31, 2018 07:00:13 PM
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The Southborough Police are investigating the armed burglary of a gas station in Town last night.

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The week in government: Fire Chief Screening & BOS and more

December 31, 2018 02:06:43 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: Hockey cup win; Gymnastics starting on a roll

December 31, 2018 12:27:48 PM
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Here’s what’s on tap this week in high school sports.

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Outdoor Vigil for Peace and Unity – January 5th

December 31, 2018 09:34:38 AM
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Southborough residents promoting peace and unity invite you to join them for an outdoor candlelight vigil.

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Town “Positivity”: Government departments share accomplishments and thanks

December 28, 2018 02:06:18 PM
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At the last Board of Selectmen meeting, Chair Lisa Braccio sought to end the year on an upbeat note. Trying to focus on positivity, she asked Town departments to share their accomplishments from the year. It looks like many were happy to comply.

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In emergency – call Police/Fire direct instead of 911 (temporarily) – Updated

December 28, 2018 11:52:07 AM

It seems that Mass Emergency Management is retracting an earlier announcment about a problem that was supposedly fixed.

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Southborough’s efforts to “Address Climate Change”

December 28, 2018 11:00:15 AM

The Town is touting its efforts to reduce energy waste in municipal buildings.

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Algonquin tournament updates: Boys Hockey to MWDN finals; Wrestling for Holiday tourney glory

December 28, 2018 09:38:32 AM
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On Monday, I shared that two Algonquin teams were competing in tournaments that opened on Wednesday and Thursday. It’s time for an update.

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Fire Chief job to be re-posted before candidates advance to assessment center (Updated)

December 27, 2018 04:52:34 PM
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The town will be re-advertising for a replacement Fire Chief.

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WGBH explains Southborough’s origins (and why there is no “Eastborough”)

December 27, 2018 11:30:00 AM

WGBH’s Curiousity Desk answered a question by a reader curious about, “Massachusetts Has A Northborough, Southborough And Westborough. Why No Eastborough?”

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Season of Giving: Charity by schools, public safety, and community

December 27, 2018 07:30:08 AM
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Today, I want to call attention to the spirit of giving community members demonstrated this month.

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Photo Gallery & Video: Senior Center holiday cheer (Updated)

December 26, 2018 03:41:28 PM
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The Southborough Senior Center has been a hub of holiday cheer this month. Here are some photo and video highlights.

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Christmas Tree pickup – January 5th

December 26, 2018 07:30:51 AM
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As in year’s past, Boy Scout Troop 1 will remove your Christmas tree for a small fee. (Or free for veterans, seniors and public safety personnel.)

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Happy Holidays: Events and Quick links for resources while I’m on break (Updated)

December 24, 2018 02:24:57 PM
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I’ll be taking off a little time for Christmas break. So here is some information and quick links to tide you over until I’m back.

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