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Transportation woes: MBTA announcement, legislators weigh in, potholes, and DPW budget

February 27, 2015 10:35:57 AM
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The onslaught of snow and arctic temperatures has undoubtedly hit public works the hardest this year. But commuters have to be a close second.

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MassDOT meeting on Main St project – March 11

February 27, 2015 09:11:08 AM
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MassDOT has rescheduled its informational meeting on the Main Street reconstruction project.

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Recreation sheds a light on town’s field constraints

February 26, 2015 05:21:31 PM
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The Recreation Department informed selectmen that town fields are “tapped out” for youth sports. The department head asked for relief that would allow her to make more use of the fields the town has.

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Scouts challenged to become hydrant heroes; how to find hidden hydrants

February 25, 2015 04:11:00 PM
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Scouts in town are being asked to suit up (snowsuit that is) and help the town dig out.

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Obituary: Janice M. (Guida) Burgess, 61

February 25, 2015 02:10:00 PM

BURGESS, Janice M. (Guida) 61, of Southborough, died Monday, February 23, 2015 peacefully at home surrounded by her family, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

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Police logs: Child endangerment, underage drinking party, and route 9 shutdown

February 25, 2015 09:51:13 AM
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The latest log from Southborough Police Department.

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Youth Wrestling Clinic begins March 9th

February 24, 2015 11:14:56 AM
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Alqonquin Youth Wrestling Clinic is promoting its early bird registration.

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EDC responding to BOS advice to request bigger investment in economic development

February 23, 2015 04:20:33 PM

The Chair of Southborough’s Economic Development Committee found himself in an enviable position a few weeks ago. When David McKay presented his budge to the Board of Selectmen, they told him to consider asking for more.

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The week in government: Vote on Affordable Housing plan and Lights for baseball at Mooney Field

February 23, 2015 01:50:22 PM
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A list of board and committee meetings for the week.

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Winter sports postseason update (updated)

February 23, 2015 11:42:57 AM
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Here’s what’s on tap this week in high school sports.

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Another day, another warning: Gas leaks, fires, and roof collapses

February 20, 2015 11:10:46 AM
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The Town Building Commissioner asked me to share a new warning from state emergency agencies about dangers of snow and icicles on roofs.

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SWL: Efforts to preserve Burnett House

February 20, 2015 09:42:23 AM
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Southborough Wicked Local covered the preservation efforts of The Friends of The Burnett-Garfield House and the Southborough Historical Committee.

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Water main break on Rte 9 East – water service in area shut down

February 19, 2015 05:20:42 PM

Emergency officials share that this afternoon a water main break occurred on Rt.9 Eastbound between Oak Hill Road and Brook Lane.

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Another weather alert and warnings

February 19, 2015 04:42:52 PM
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More safety warnings. Some are prompted by updated forecasts. Another by learning about an incident close to home.

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