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Southborough Community Fund accepting grant applications

June 29, 2016 09:30:50 AM
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Nonprofits or Town organizations looking to make a difference in our town can apply for a grant from the Southborough Community Fund.

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Assabet ROTC program trying to avoid termination by raising needed funds

June 29, 2016 07:29:52 AM
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Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School has grown a thriving ROTC program. But now it may be too robust for its budget.

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Planning Board hiring consultants: 40B review, zoning revision help, and Open Space project

June 28, 2016 04:01:19 PM

The Planning Board is looking to contract consultants to help them move forward on important efforts.

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Water news: Rate increase begins Sept, vote on voluntary ban, and quality report

June 28, 2016 07:25:13 AM
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A memo from Public Works to selectmen shares news, a reminder, and a request – all related to our water supply.

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The week in government: BOS on reappointments, ZBA on Park Central and Ken’s Foods

June 27, 2016 07:27:37 AM
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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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Help rare pollinators – workshop Sunday (Updated)

June 24, 2016 01:14:04 PM
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A member of the stewardship committee is working with a scientist who already identified three bees at Breakneck Hill as insects previously thought no longer existing in our state.

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Planning Board in midst of Park Central Site Plan Review

June 24, 2016 11:19:19 AM

On Monday, the Planning Board held a public hearing on their Site Plan Review of Park Central.

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Assabet destroying old Special Ed records

June 23, 2016 08:41:54 AM
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Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School asked me to share their “Notice of Destruction of Special Education Records”.

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Track camp for 6-13 yr olds: Next week from 5-8

June 22, 2016 02:28:53 PM
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Next week, kids can take part in Olympic-like track and field events run by T-Hawk athletes and coaches.

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Veteran’s news: Agent moved, new town newsletter and Memorial Day videos

June 22, 2016 11:30:48 AM
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Southborough announced the relocation of a Town office and the launch of a newsletter. Both relate to veterans.

It served as a reminder that I’d yet to share videos from Memorial Day.

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Committee vacancies: Conservation seeking commissioner; Openings for Personnel, Advisory, Public Works Planning, ZBA and more

June 22, 2016 09:35:22 AM

Several positions on Town committees expire this month. Some members are asking to be reappointed, but others have stepped down leaving vacancies.

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BOS grants DPW head 3-yr contract prior to review; PW Planning Chair leaving over board’s treatment (Updated)

June 21, 2016 03:04:19 PM

Last week, the Board of Selectmen granted a three year contract to Public Works Superintendent Karen Galligan. The change from single year to multi-year contract was voted on publicly but without explanation or discussion.

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Police logs (6/17-6/19/16): Trailer fire on Fisher Rd

June 21, 2016 09:29:47 AM
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The latest log from Southborough Police Department.

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Postseason ends with victory: ARHS Tennis Duo wins state championship

June 20, 2016 02:00:44 PM
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Last Thursday, second seed Algonquin Boys Tennis made it to the district finals. There, they faced Westborough, a team that defeated them twice earlier this season. They were outplayed 5-0, securing Westborough’s third division championship.

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