May 2020

Covid Update: No Southborough residents currently in isolation

May 29, 2020 05:31:53 PM
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This afternoon, the Town updated the official Covid-19 figures for Southborough. There were no new infections reported since last Friday.

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Candidate’s Letter: Mark Pietrewicz (write-in) for Assabet Valley Regional Vocational District

May 29, 2020 01:23:12 PM
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Two candidates are seeking election as Southborough’s representative on the school committee for Assabet Valley Regional Technical School. To help you make that decision, I have invited each of them to submit letters to readers.

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Virtual Reading Circle for adults – Thursday evenings in June

May 29, 2020 09:30:50 AM
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Book lovers are invited to take part in a weekly zoom call this June.

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Southborough’s Joseph Zhang named National Merit Scholar

May 29, 2020 07:49:36 AM
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Last week, The National Merit Scholarship issued the announcement that another Southborough resident received a high honor.

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Business & entrepreneur roundup: Dealing with pandemic, opening/reopenings, and an expansion

May 28, 2020 04:40:00 PM
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I’m rounding up highlights on some Southborough businesses and others run by Southborough residents. 

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Enjoy Scavenging the Town forest

May 28, 2020 03:30:00 PM
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The Southborough Stewardship Committee is again encouraging the public to walk the Town Forest Trails. This time, they’re adding a little fun to the walk, especially for kids.

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On the market this week in Southborough

May 28, 2020 02:14:09 PM
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What went on and off the market this week.

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Hair Salons open in town (but don’t walk in)

May 28, 2020 11:40:06 AM
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All three hair salons in Southborough reopened this week with new pandemic protocols.

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Building/Zoning department issues new standards, plus helpful tips, for homeowners and contractors

May 28, 2020 09:15:20 AM
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It turns out that the Building/Zoning Department has been posting helpful information during the pandemic. They also posted the new safety standards and application procedures.

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Public Safety updates: Arrests, fires, PPE donations, and more

May 27, 2020 06:27:15 PM
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It’s time to check in on what our public safety personnel have been up to this spring. I’m rounding up highlights from what they’ve been sharing on social media.

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Virtual Crafternoons: Free Library craft programs for kids and teens

May 27, 2020 04:00:59 PM
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The Southborough Library tooled its Crafternoon series this spring. Consider it version 2.0.

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Southborough planning for climate change resilience – June 4th Listening session

May 27, 2020 11:43:41 AM
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The community is invited to join a special “Public Listening Session” a week from tomorrow. The topic is Southborough’s efforts to prepare for potential hazards related to climate change.

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Candidate’s Letter: Dan Butka (write-in) for Assabet Valley Regional Vocational District

May 27, 2020 09:30:31 AM
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Two candidates are seeking election as Southborough’s representative on the school committee for Assabet Valley Regional Technical School. To help you make that decision, I have invited each of them to submit letters to readers.

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Town Election: A new school committee race and an update on another

May 27, 2020 07:30:45 AM
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I learned yesterday that one of the write-in positions on the Town election ballot is contested. So, it’s time for an update on the June 16th election.

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