December 2020

Looking back at 2020: Coming together during Coronavirus

December 31, 2020 09:00:40 AM
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Before we say good riddance to the year, I’m revisiting stories I ran in 2020 tagged “Coming together during Coronavirus”.

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Facilities successfully used 2020 grant to further reduce municipal energy burden

December 30, 2020 02:30:00 PM
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This year’s $200k investment resulted in energy saving projects forecast to save the town $23,887 in annual operating costs.

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The week in government: Board to vote on Public Health staffing changes

December 30, 2020 09:44:12 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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Obituary: David P. Gould, 66

December 30, 2020 08:19:47 AM
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David P. Gould, 66, of Southborough, passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at Marlborough Hospital after a short illness.

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Police report confirms that Town kept quiet employee resignation due to theft allegation

December 29, 2020 07:21:41 PM

Thanks to a ruling by the state’s public records division this month, police reports and accounting records have now been released. Documents confirm that the Town accused a Recreation Department employee of inappropriately seeking and receiving reimbursements for personal expenses.

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Making decoupage Mason Jar Lanterns

December 29, 2020 02:55:40 PM
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In two weeks, the Southborough Library will be holding another virtual craft session for kids ages 8 and up.

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NSBORO newsletter looks back at 2020 (and planning for 2021)

December 29, 2020 10:29:10 AM
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Last week, the Northborough-Southborough Public Schools issued its final monthly newsletter of 2020. I’m sharing highlights.

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Rotary marked its 60th year with exemplary service to Southborough

December 29, 2020 07:50:07 AM
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While Rotary’s community events had to be cut due to the pandemic, the community’s need for support grew. Rotary members did what they always do and stepped up to help.

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Library offering kids activity packets this week

December 28, 2020 01:09:38 PM
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The Library reopened for Curbside pickup and the packets are being offered again today through Thursday.

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Covid Update: 17 cases confirmed in past week; ARHS students screened negative

December 28, 2020 11:01:23 AM
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The latest figures from the Town and schools.

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Christmas Tree pickup – January 9th

December 28, 2020 07:30:12 AM
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As in year’s past, Boy Scout Troop 1 will remove your Christmas tree for a small fee. (Or free for veterans, seniors and public safety personnel.)

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High Wind Warning and flood watch

December 24, 2020 04:10:35 PM
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With high winds overnight, the National Weather Service is alerting the public to charge their electronic devices.

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Christmas services 2020: Limited capacity attendance and streamed Candlelit masses, pageants, and carols

December 24, 2020 11:15:00 AM
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Here are the Christmas masses and festivities planned by churches in town for Christmas Eve and morning. Things look a bit different this year.

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On the market this week in Southborough

December 24, 2020 10:50:58 AM
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What went on and off the market this week.

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