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Weigh in on Town’s housing needs and strategies to meet 40B thresholds – Quick survey

January 16, 2020 02:49:21 PM
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The Town is again reaching out for feedback from people who live and/or work in town. This time, it’s to inform what strategies the Town should take on affordable housing.

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“Niche” gives Algonquin and Southborough high grades: ARHS & Trottier in top 3% of US public schools

January 16, 2020 11:38:29 AM
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2020 school rankings have been posted on Niche.com. Algonquin and the Southborough district schools got high marks and some great rankings in the state and especially for the nation.

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Apply to be a Substitute Teacher in NSboro schools

January 15, 2020 04:28:15 PM
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This afternoon, an email alerted that our schools are in need of more substitute teachers. The email was to Trottier Middle School parents but references a district wide shortage.

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Youth and Family Services promoting services to those in need and their need for volunteers

January 15, 2020 02:43:50 PM
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Southborough Youth and Family Services asked me to help them reach out to the community again. The agency published the 2nd issue of its newsletter to help educate the public on its services and initiatives.

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Apply for Taxation Aid for low income seniors and residents with disabilities

January 15, 2020 10:50:49 AM
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This winter, low income seniors and residents with disabilities are encouraged to ask the Town to give them a break on taxes.

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Obituary: Salvatore Capizzi, age 93

January 15, 2020 09:25:24 AM
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Salvatore Capizzi, age 93, of Southborough and Hyannis, died peacefully at home on Sunday, January 12, 2020.

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Downtown Initiative: Zoning efforts update and “Roadshow” at Library

January 14, 2020 04:11:12 PM
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The Economic Development Committee plans to bring zoning changes to Town Meeting in March. Leading up to it, they’re trying to drum up public support.

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Project Friend-ships between younger and older kids: Sign up for winter-spring session

January 14, 2020 11:24:14 AM
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SYFS is seeking families with K- 5th graders who would benefit from some special attention, a mentor, and positive role model. They are also seeking volunteer mentors in grades 7-12.

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Brush burning permits available tomorrow through May 1st

January 14, 2020 07:30:40 AM
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Residents can burn brush (within limits and with permits) on approved days, January 15 through May 1st.

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This week in sports (Updated)

January 13, 2020 04:32:53 PM
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Highlights from last week’s competitions and what’s on tap this week in high school sports.

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The week in government: ZBA; Regional School Committee; and Master Plan Committee on transportation

January 13, 2020 02:30:00 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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Town considering adding Deputy Fire Chief position

January 13, 2020 09:43:47 AM
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This week, the Personnel Board will discuss (and possibly vote on) a proposal by the Fire Chief to add a second in command position.

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Southborough Gardeners thank sponsors

January 13, 2020 08:01:36 AM
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The Southborough Gardeners are thanking local businesses who supported the holiday wreath program.

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ZBA proposing zoning amendments for “Nonconforming uses, lots, and structures”

January 10, 2020 01:27:22 PM
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The Zoning Board of Appeals will ask voters to make edits to the zoning code at Town Meeting.

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