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Tensions between TTOR and Town over access to Chestnut Hill Farm; Conservation meeting Tuesday

September 24, 2020 11:44:56 AM
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Earlier this week, I shared that The Trustees of Reservations is selling tickets to Fall Fun on the Farm each Sunday through early November. It appears that the Board of Selectmen are less than thrilled with the idea. Selectmen expressed concern about reduced free access to the Chestnut Hill Farm property for Southborough residents. Public access is an issue that the Conservation Commission has also flagged.

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APTO collecting to treat ARHS teachers & staff

September 23, 2020 09:17:50 AM
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The APTO is bringing the Uhlman’s ice cream truck to Algonquin teachers and staff this week. They are looking for community support.

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Collection drive for Abby’s House

September 22, 2020 05:35:03 PM
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A Southborough Girl Scout troop is running a collection drive for Abby’s House in Worcester. They will be collecting cleaning supplies, kitchenware supplies and more.

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SHS is encouraging residents to help document historic homes

September 22, 2020 03:25:11 PM
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The Southborough Historical Society is launching a project to document the history of houses for the next generation of homeowners . To that end, they are looking for residents to share the info they have on their old homes.

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Rotary seeking “Cash for Camperships” – some donations matched by Main Street Bank today

September 22, 2020 10:00:13 AM
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The Rotary Club is working with Main Street Bank to maximize support for camp scholarships for Southborough residents. The support is expected to be needed more than ever in our community next summer.

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Pumpkin Stroll cancelled – send your gourd pics here

September 22, 2020 09:19:22 AM
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The annual Pumpkin Stroll won’t be held this year, but I invite you to send in pics of your creative carvings.

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Collection drive for psychiatric patients

September 21, 2020 04:23:54 PM
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A Southborough resident is holding a special drive to collect clothing, books, and art supplies for Bournewood Hospital.

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

September 21, 2020 11:13:02 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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School enrollments: Remote vs Hybrid; Town to revisit projections vs building capacity

September 18, 2020 04:28:59 PM
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Town and school officials will study whether the Town should consider closing a school down the road. The topic prompted me to wonder how enrollment shook out this year.

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Children of Promise Gala: A Night In, Supporting Autism

September 18, 2020 10:29:43 AM
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Another annual fundraiser is going virtual this fall. Rather than cancelling its Children of Promise Gala, The New England Center for Children is promoting it as an at home program.

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School Update: How Professional Development days were used

September 17, 2020 05:02:38 PM
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This summer, the NSBORO district took advantage of an offer by the state to substitute the first ten school days with Professional Development Days for teachers. Last night, the Combined School Committees learned how those days were used.

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Historical Society looking for tree lovers: Apply to own a historic apple tree, sponsor new elms at the museum

September 17, 2020 01:52:32 PM
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If you’re a tree hugger, you may want to note a recent announcement from the Southborough Historical Society.

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A peek at first week of NSBORO Pre-K

September 17, 2020 11:00:10 AM
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This morning, the school shared some great photos from yesterday and today.

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Recreation announces no Heritage Day to be held this fall

September 16, 2020 08:36:17 PM
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Southborough has cancelled Heritage Day.

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