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Town warns house preservation “not a done deal”

July 24, 2014 11:30:39 AM
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Opponents to demolition of the Garfield House are celebrating news that the sale didn’t go through last week. But Southborough’s Town Planner warns that preservation of the house “is not a done deal.”

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Letter: Celebration for saved Burnett/Garfield House tonight (updated)

July 24, 2014 09:30:08 AM

My Southborough accepts signed letters to the editor submitted by Southborough residents. Letters may be emailed to mysouthborough@gmail.com.

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SWL: Assabet Valley superintendent resigns amid $62 million renovation project

July 23, 2014 11:30:15 AM
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Assabet’s superintendent Patrick Collins to resign August 1, after controversy

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Southborough fire logs (7/15-7/20/14): Accidents with injuries

July 23, 2014 09:30:47 AM
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The latest logs from the Southborough Fire Department.

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Seniors: 23rd annual golf outing seeks donations; save the date

July 22, 2014 03:30:18 PM
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The Southborough Senior Center (SSC) is in need of sponsors and raffle prize donations for its 23rd annual Falconi Golf Outing.

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Economic “stewards” update town on their work; statistics on town’s economic growth (Updated)

July 22, 2014 11:10:27 AM

An update from the EDC on their work as stewards of the town economy. And analysis of the town’s economy over the past 3 decades.

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Lacrosse: Boys team wins state and new Girls team seeks players grades 4-8

July 22, 2014 07:52:54 AM
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I received two announcements on Lacrosse news to share. One boasts the accomplishments of players in town. And one seeks to recruit players to a new team.

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“Herptiles” discovered at Beals Preserve

July 21, 2014 03:30:00 PM
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More than half of the 23 salamander species in Massachusetts have been identified at the Beals Preserve, as part of Southborough Open Land Foundation’s study.

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District among the minority choosing MCAS over PARCC testing for next year

July 21, 2014 11:20:59 AM
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According to Southborough Wicked Local approximately 60% of Mass. public schools have chosen to switch to the new pilot standardized test. Here’s why Southborough is in the minority.

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Obituary: Michael G. Anderson, 34

July 18, 2014 09:30:36 AM
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Michael G. Anderson, 34, of Southborough, formerly of Upton, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at home.

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Police news: Heroin antidote policy, new officer hired, and seeking to form public safety building committee

July 17, 2014 09:30:00 AM
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Southborough Police Chief Kenneth Paulhus spent a good chunk of time at the Board of Selectmen meeting this week. On the agenda, were the selection of a new police officer, requesting approval for a Narcan policy, and discussion of forming a public safety building committee.

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Obituary: Margaret A. (Flynn) Benson, 92

July 17, 2014 07:30:41 AM

Margaret A. (Flynn) Benson, 92, of Southborough died on Monday, July 14, 2014 at Shrewsbury Nursing Home after a period of declining health.

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SPD announces Father Flynn as new chaplain

July 16, 2014 02:28:23 PM
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SPD announces Father Flynn as new chaplain. Paulhus states, “We look forward to our relationship with Father Flynn in providing a resource for the spiritual needs of our staff, and residents of the community.”

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BOS: Planning Board and ZBA appointments

July 16, 2014 11:49:05 AM
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At Tuesday’s Board of Selectmen Meeting, the Board was scheduled to appoint a new member to the Planning Board. They were also slated to reappoint a member of the Zoning board of Appeals. Neither of those appointments occurred.

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