September 2019

School “Community of Readers” encouraged to explore giving kids the gift of failure

September 26, 2019 07:30:50 AM
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The N-S K-12 district’s Community Read events ask parents to consider an author’s advice to let children fail.

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Order this year’s printed SOS directory by Friday 5pm (or at least confirm your info)

September 25, 2019 05:25:01 PM
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If you’ve been using your 2018-19 SOS Directory (or wish you had one), it’s time to order the updated book. And if you don’t use it, you’ll still want to make sure that classmates’ families that do can find you in it.

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School district working groups: Seeking volunteers to advise on Transportation and study K-12 Music; update on Start Times

September 25, 2019 10:26:43 AM
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Last night, parents in the Northborough-Southborough School district received a September newsletter from the Superintendent. The message included news on working groups to study/advise on important issues. 

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Halloween Party: Seeking volunteers (6th grade and up) for wicked fun – Oct 25

September 25, 2019 08:36:26 AM
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The Town of Southborough will hold its annual Halloween Party for Southborough kids on Friday, October 25th. If you have middle schoolers or high schoolers, you may want to nudge them to sign up as volunteers.

(If you have younger kids, you’ll want to save the date.)

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Public Safety Building Update: Success, savings, and driveway confusion

September 24, 2019 04:45:35 PM
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Work on the Public Safety Building is mostly, successfully completed. But solving what to do about driveways that shouldn’t be used the way most drivers would expect is still on the to-do list.

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Boroughs Loop Trail opening celebrations – Oct 4-5 (Updated)

September 24, 2019 01:43:26 PM
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This summer, I shared the news that the Boroughs Loop Trail would be opening this fall. Now, organizers are promoting an opening weekend in a few weeks.

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Young bookworms invited to march with the Library on Heritage Day

September 24, 2019 10:17:38 AM
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Young bookworms are invited to march in the Heritage Day parade, dressed up as books or the characters in them.

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This week in sports: Girls Soccer’s “leadership and chemistry” and Boys XC’s “drive, passion, and commitment”

September 23, 2019 02:21:28 PM
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Highlights from last week’s competitions and what’s on tap this week in high school sports.

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The week in government: Board of Health on EEE status and limiting vape sellers

September 23, 2019 12:18:03 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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Events this week: Book Bugs, Slime, APTO nights, senior aerial adventures, independent living advice, and much more (Updated)

September 23, 2019 10:53:28 AM
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Here are some highlights of events in and around Southborough this week.

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Raising more funds to “Defeat ALS” in memory of Helen Grimm Leger

September 20, 2019 10:30:00 AM
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On November 3rd, Linnea Leger will “Walk to Defeat ALS” again. The fundraiser to find a cure for the disease is all the way on the other coast. But her personal cause has deep Southborough roots.

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Southborough awarded another $250K for Green Communities work

September 20, 2019 09:09:09 AM
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The newest round of Green Communities awards lists Southborough as entitled to $250K for more energy conservation work.

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