June 2020

Summer Reading invites kids to “Imagine Your Own Story”

June 18, 2020 11:06:27 AM
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The Library is inviting kids to engage in the Summer Reading program.

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Suicide Prevention Training: Quick, free, and on your schedule

June 18, 2020 07:30:07 AM
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Southborough Youth & Family Services is still offering free suicide prevention training for 17 more residents.

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Continuing “Conversations on Systemic Racism”: Sunday’s vigil and a movie discussion

June 17, 2020 04:15:51 PM
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On Sunday night, a couple of hundred people gathered in spaced clusters on the St. Mark’s field in Southborough. The community attended to participate in a “Rally for Peace and Racial Justice”. Now organizers are sharing news on the next promised event.

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Elections results: Lisa Braccio, Chelsea Malinowski on BOS; write-in winners and more (Updated – Again)

June 17, 2020 11:29:55 AM
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The results of yesterday’s Town election are in.

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The week in government: Regional School Committee, Conservation and more

June 17, 2020 09:28:11 AM
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Here is a selection of the committee and board meetings for the week along with my selected highlights from the agendas.

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Town Meeting Recap: Another PILOT debate and Articles postponed to next Town Meeting

June 16, 2020 05:17:42 PM
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If some voters had their way, one more Article would have been postponed – a $600,000 borrowing Article to fund a Fire Pumper truck.

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Register for Jr T-Hawks by July 1st

June 16, 2020 01:35:15 PM
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It’s registration time for Northboro Southboro Youth Football and Cheer’s season that starts on August 3rd. To reserve your child’s spot, sign up by July 1st.

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NSBoro Schools: Update on uncertainty of what reopening will look like

June 16, 2020 09:20:13 AM
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Superintendent Gregory Martineau issued a farewell to the strange year. In it, he provided an update on what reopening will look like for in September.

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Town shares invitation urging attendees of recent large gatherings: Get tested for free

June 16, 2020 08:22:11 AM
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This Wednesday and Thursday, free testing is available for Covid-19. The invitation is for people (even those with no symptoms) who have been in large crowds over the last two weeks.

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Reminding you to vote by 4pm today

June 16, 2020 07:46:11 AM
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I’m going to keep this post “stuck” to the top of the home page as a reminder to vote by 4:00 pm.

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Town Meeting recap: Turnout and highlights from budget discussions & debates

June 15, 2020 06:32:31 PM
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On Saturday afternoon, Southborough’s legislative branch convened outdoors to pass the budget for July 2020 to June 2021 and other “Critical Articles”.

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Town Election: Vote (or turn in your ballot) tomorrow

June 15, 2020 03:45:03 PM
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Residents are running out of time to vote by mail in the Town Election. So here are some important reminders and updates.

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Obituary: Gloria (Piotti) Abu, 94

June 15, 2020 12:15:10 PM
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Gloria (Piotti) Abu, 94, of Southborough passed away Thursday June 11th at her home surrounded by family.

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Editorial: We need to advocate Black Lives Matter and always strive for better (Updated)

June 15, 2020 10:58:32 AM

In Southborough, we have been fortunate to have been insulated from many of the issues rocking the nation by living in a mostly white, fairly affluent town. There have been no publicly reported acts of racial injustice by our police department. That doesn’t mean we should put blinders on to what’s happening in our country.

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