August 2019

End of summer “blogcation”

August 30, 2019 10:00:00 AM
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I know there is more town news worth sharing, but I need to take some time off from the blog for personal reasons.

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Obituary: Napoleon ‘Pete’ DePina, 88

August 30, 2019 07:30:33 AM
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Napoleon ‘Pete’ DePina, 88, of Southborough, died peacefully on Friday, August 16, 2019, at Rose Monahan Hospice Home in Worcester, with family members by his side, as the result of a stroke

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Safety Alert updates: Spraying done; Algae warning

August 29, 2019 06:06:36 PM
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I have a quick update on recent safety alerts and a new one to share.

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Library Seeking volunteers to move books now

August 29, 2019 04:38:55 PM
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Staff is seeking help right now to move some books to make way for workers to pull up some carpet and better determine the situation. So if you can lend a hand early this evening, please come on out.

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On the market this week in Southborough

August 29, 2019 04:05:59 PM
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What went on and off the market this week.

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Library downstairs flooded again

August 29, 2019 10:45:58 AM
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The downstairs of the Southborough Library is closed due to another flood. At this point the main/upper level of the library is open. And patrons can still access it through the downstairs parking lot entrance and even use the elevator. 

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Run for SHIFSTRONG – November 2nd

August 29, 2019 10:11:07 AM
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This fall, the community is invited to a 5K Run and Fun Run to raise funds for the Shifrin family.

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Bus Update: Transportation nightmares, a school apology, and next steps

August 28, 2019 06:41:51 PM
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This morning, was a rocky start to the school year for many students waiting endlessly for a bus. This afternoon was apparently even worse. Some students were shifted to other buses. With buses somehow over capacity, kids were sitting on buses that couldn’t leave the school. Parents were complaining about kids apparently stranded and/or missing with late/insufficient communications.

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Paper Planes at the Library – September 7th

August 28, 2019 04:03:45 PM
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The Southborough Library’s next Drop in Art session for kids focuses on the art of fold.ing paper airplanes

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Senior Center Picnic – September 11th

August 28, 2019 02:08:38 PM
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The annual End of Summer Picnic at the Senior Center is scheduled for Wednesday, September 11th at noon

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Driveways to public safety complex, golf course, and Woodward explained

August 28, 2019 12:34:45 PM
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The Public Safety Building Committee asked me to help get the word out about dos and don’ts for egress to the facility, the golf course behind it, and the school next to it. The committee worked with Southborough Access Media to produce a video explanation.

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Bus update: Routes updated (really); Access the correct version here

August 27, 2019 05:55:33 PM
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Earlier today, Superintendent Greg Martineau promised parents that he would be posting updated bus routes by 2:00 pm today. It appears that they kept that promise. But if your device is like mine, you might have been angered by the impression that  flagrant errors hadn’t been fixed.

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EEE update: Aerial Mosquito spraying was rescheduled to tonight

August 26, 2019 05:37:43 PM
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The state has announced that aerial spraying was pushed off to tonight due to last night’s cool temperatures.

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School calendar: Holidays, half days and more

August 26, 2019 02:32:15 PM
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It’s time to mark your calendars for the new school year.

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