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Transfer Station Update: New rules, answers on Commercial Vehicles and Recycling, potential Petitioner rules, and more

June 22, 2018 12:42:21 PM

Last night’s discussion about the Transfer Station included revised rules, answered questions to residents’ concerns, and a preview that changes to come may impact both citizen petitioners and those who complain of harassment by them.

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Obituary: Marjorie R. (Wheaton) Putnam, 90

June 22, 2018 07:30:00 AM
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Marjorie R. (Wheaton) Putnam, 90, of Southborough passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, with her son by her side, at Marlborough Hospital after a period of declining health.

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Historical Commission filing Ethics Complaint against a Selectman

June 21, 2018 01:56:41 PM

Earlier this month, I reported on the conflict between Board of Selectmen and Historical Commission member Michael Weishan. Last night, the Historical Commission voted to file an ethics complaint against the member of the board who led the charge against renewing Weishan’s term on the Commission.

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SAT Bootcamp: Register now for summer classes

June 21, 2018 11:30:21 AM
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[The following information was provided by My Southborough sponsor Peter Arvantely, otherwise known to Southborough students as “Peter the Tutor”.]

Peter Arvantely offers intensive SAT Bootcamps this July and August.

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Obituary: Elizabeth (Fish) Butler, 90.

June 21, 2018 07:30:41 AM

BUTLER, Elizabeth (Fish) May 31, 2018 at age 90.

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Main Street area updates: Reconstruction of Downtown Business Village; Night Work; state project delay, beautifying a corner, and more

June 20, 2018 04:21:40 PM
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Selectmen approved $1.2M in spending to extend the Main St Reconstruction project to the Downtown Business Village and make other connected improvements.

That’s part of five project updates I’m rounding up on what’s happening on Main Street and intersecting roads near downtown.

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Police updates: Truck trapped under River St Bridge; Reminder on safety workshop; details on manhunt; and logs

June 20, 2018 02:28:08 PM
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It’s time for my weekly update on what Southborough Police have been up to.

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Local firefighter camp for young women – apply through Thursday

June 19, 2018 02:30:34 PM
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Each summer, Metro-West firefighters encourage teen girls to “gain strength and knowledge while building confidence and leadership skills.”

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BOS on Transfer Station rules and fees – Thursday

June 19, 2018 12:29:48 PM
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On Thursday night, selectmen will discuss (and likely vote on) Transfer Station rules and regs for to be implemented this summer. Included in the draft is a fee increase they conceptually approved earlier this spring. It also includes a safety net suggested by another board to offset the burden for residents in need.

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MWDN: Senior Center remembers Alice Kavanaugh

June 19, 2018 09:30:00 AM

Last week, Metrowest Daily News spoke to Senior Center staff and visitors who shared their memories of the senior center’s “heart”.

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ARHS Boosters fundraiser: Golf tournament and/or BBQ – June 28

June 19, 2018 07:30:34 AM
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Next week, the Algonquin Boosters are holding a special fundraiser.

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The week in government: ZBA on board officers; Historical on ethics charge; Combined & Regional school committees; ConCom on Stonebrook Village, and BOS on ZBA appt and Transfer Station rules (Updated)

June 18, 2018 03:15:02 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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Heat Warnings for today: Heat index up to 100°; Avoid Heat Exhaustion/Stroke

June 18, 2018 08:55:28 AM
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The National Weather Service is predicting a high of about 95 degrees in Southborough today with the heat index peaking at about 100.

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Postseason sports: Youth Boys Soccer heads to States; ARHS Boys Tennis and Girls Rugby won’t

June 15, 2018 12:44:10 PM
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Some good and bad news in local sports this week.

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