March 2019

Town Meeting: Articles 1-23 pass; Meeting resumes at 7pm for 12 remaining Articles

March 23, 2019 06:23:54 PM

An update following the first session of the 2019 Annual Town Meeting.

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Town Meeting: Consent Agenda and Live Tweeting

March 23, 2019 01:07:17 PM

If you were thinking that an Article you care about is too far down the Warrant to bother coming for the afternoon session, you might want to think again.

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Town Meeting 2019: Updated overview of Warrant, context, and links (plus the Annual Report)

March 22, 2019 02:04:04 PM
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To prepare for Town Meeting some voters will want to dive into the official Budget Book and Annual Report. Others will just want the basic overview. I’m sharing info and links for both kinds of voters.

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Unplugged Community Read – Parents invited to read and talk about screen time challenges

March 22, 2019 01:00:04 PM
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Southborough parents are invited to check out a book and save the date, then “unplug. read. discuss.”

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Friends of Library – Stuff-a-Bag Sale (with Free bags for new/renewing members)

March 22, 2019 11:23:18 AM
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The Friends of the Southborough Library are holding a special sale. It will run during the Children’s Room Grand Re-Opening celebration hours this Saturday morning.

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Town Election: Last call to throw your hat in the ring (and acknowledging outgoing selectmen)

March 22, 2019 09:57:52 AM
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I’m happy to share that it looks like there won’t be an empty seat on the May ballot. Still, I hate to see so many uncontested seats.

Plus – I’m sharing more on decisions by current selectmen not to run for re-election.

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Mindful Art – free after school program for Trottier & Algonquin students

March 22, 2019 08:29:56 AM
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Southborough Youth and Family Services is inviting Trottier and Algonquin students to enjoy making “Mindful Art”.

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Town Meeting Update: Potential controversies over Library, Open Space, Kallander Field, & PILOTs

March 21, 2019 03:29:21 PM
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The big annual meeting is almost here. Today, I’m highlighting four items up for vote likely to prompt queues at the microphones. There’s info on each worth updating since my past coverage.

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On the market this week in Southborough (Updated)

March 21, 2019 10:32:05 AM
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What went on and off the market this week.

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Southborough Schools struggling with “intermittent” phone issues

March 21, 2019 09:07:26 AM

If you have a student in Southborough’s public schools, you should be aware by now that the schools have been experiencing more phone issues than usual lately.

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Southborough Gardeners scholarship applications due April 15

March 20, 2019 04:27:39 PM
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The Southborough Gardeners are promoting their annual scholarship program.

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Traffic Alert: Avoid 185 Boston Road area

March 20, 2019 02:52:34 PM
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A traffic alert from the Town notified that a section of Boston Road will be “fully closed” this evening. It’s already an area to avoid with one lane closed down.

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Seeking babysitters for Town Meeting – Saturday

March 20, 2019 11:08:18 AM
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Southborough Recreation is seeking babysitters for the Town Meeting this weekend.

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Steeple Coffeehouse: Vance Gilbert with The Black Feathers – March 30

March 20, 2019 09:21:47 AM
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This month, the coffeehouse welcomes a performer known for songwriting and storytelling, plus openers known for beautiful harmonies.

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