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Police & Fire update: Driver accused of trying to flee DUI crash in an Uber, more training, and police logs

June 19, 2019 04:41:41 PM
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In a facebook post, Southborough Police allege that a resident tried to hail a ride share to flee the scene of a crime. The incident revolves around a car crash last Friday.

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Southborough’s “Unofficial Mayor” honored as one of the state’s Unsung Heroines

June 19, 2019 02:30:00 PM
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Resident Bea Ginga, called by some “the unofficial mayor of Southborough”, was one of the 132 recipients honored at the state house yesterday.

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Town updates: Park Central at Conservation on Thursday; Public Safety Building delay to August 13

June 19, 2019 11:11:59 AM
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I was too quick on the draw for two posts this week. Here are updates to fix that.

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Graduation Roundup: Assabet, St. Mark’s, and more on ARHS

June 19, 2019 08:30:00 AM
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Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School held its ceremony the same weekend as Algonquin’s. And St. Mark’s School held its the following week. Plus, since my ARHS post, the Harbinger posted its senior issue.

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Public Safety Building Update (Updated)

June 18, 2019 05:13:02 PM
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The new safety complex is on track for a summer opening and fall Grand Opening, though small issues continue to “pop up”.

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Library looking for tween and teen helpers to finish their space this week

June 18, 2019 02:06:24 PM
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The Library is recruiting teen and tween volunteers to help them move the young adult collection to its new room.

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The Boroughs Trail is coming! You can help blaze the way

June 18, 2019 11:05:25 AM
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Southborough’s Trails Committee has an exciting announcement. They are also recruiting volunteers to ensure the announcement is true.

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Postseason Update: ARHS Tennis teams to State Finals; Runners earn National silver medals

June 18, 2019 09:43:01 AM
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Update on Algonquin varsity athletes’ and teams’ title bids.

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School news: Tuition-free Kindergarten is official, Superintendent transition, school bus update, and district petitions

June 17, 2019 04:00:03 PM
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On the last day of public school, I planned to share some of the media coverage on the outgoing and moving up superintendents. In working on it, I came across more news on the school district worth sharing.

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The week in government: BOS on ambulance fees and appointments, EDC at BOS and ZBA, Combined school committees on Start Time, and ARHS on turf fields

June 17, 2019 02:44:27 PM
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A list of board and committee meetings for the week with my selected highlights from the agendas.

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Lost and Found: Ring Found from Flag Replacement ceremony

June 17, 2019 08:20:59 AM
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Did you accidentally turn in more than old flags at the pre-Memorial Day ceremony?

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Obituary: Lan Chan Lai, 89

June 17, 2019 07:45:20 AM
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Lan Chan Lai, 89, passed away on June 10, 2019 at UMass Medical Center.

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Southborough’s new rugby team dominated tournament

June 14, 2019 04:24:38 PM
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A middle school rugby team started by a Southborough Boy Scout this spring is having an impressive first season.

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Obituary: Maowu Huang, 80

June 14, 2019 03:33:53 PM
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Maowu Huang, of Southborough, 80, beloved husband of Zhongjie Zhu, passed away surrounded by his family on June 12th at UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus Hospital after a sudden illness.

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