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Main St Design Working Group investigating potential contingency for moving utility poles (Updated)

July 20, 2017 12:47:04 PM
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Last week, the Main Street Design Working Group discussed David Parry’s proposal for a section of Main Street to be designed without utility poles. The group learned that it would likely need to be a separate project from the reconstruction of the Main Street area. But, they asked Public Works to investigate one area of potential overlap.

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Chestnut Meadows highlights Southborough’s continued work on (and struggle with) Open Space issues

July 19, 2017 11:20:36 AM
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Discussions at this week’s Planning Board meeting highlighted the Town’s ongoing work handling Open Space parcels. It also drew attention to issues that aren’t fully resolved.

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Videos of school events: Dedication to late teacher, scholastic achievements honored, prepping parents for college search, and more

July 19, 2017 09:34:38 AM
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Here is the latest round of videos from local media and the schools.

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Aztech throws first pitch at Bravehearts game

July 18, 2017 11:38:20 AM
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A Southborough teen helped “throw” the first pitch at a Worcester Bravehearts game recently.

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Volunteers needed to keep golf course running

July 18, 2017 09:30:00 AM
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Maintaining the golf course landscape may depend on keeping the golf club open when the Town takes it over. But, so far, there aren’t enough volunteers to form the committee needed to plan for that.

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Obituary: Fernando A. ‘Nando’ Baldelli, 98

July 17, 2017 04:00:00 PM
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Fernando A. ‘Nando’ Baldelli, 98, a lifelong resident of Southborough and the last of his generation, died peacefully on Thursday, July 13, 2017 after a fall.

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The week in government: Planning on Chestnut Meadow; Reports to selectmen on Water Tank and Parkerville & Deerfoot studies (Updated)

July 17, 2017 02:00:00 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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Little League captures State title; heading to East Regionals in NJ (Updated)

July 17, 2017 11:17:14 AM
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Over the weekend, Southborough Little League’s senior team became State Champions.

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Obituary: Carmen M. (LaChance ) Colyer, 91

July 17, 2017 07:30:00 AM
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Carmen M. (LaChance ) Colyer, 91, a long time resident of Southborough died on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at UMass University Medical Center in Worcester after a fall at home.

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Johnson Farm parcel to become Chestnut Meadows development

July 13, 2017 11:21:44 AM
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Although I have highlighted some hearings in “The Week in Government” posts – I neglected to explain to readers what Chestnut Meadows is.

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Resident Roundup: Boys of summer, Coast Guard grad, and accomplished university students

July 13, 2017 09:29:28 AM

Earlier this summer, I shared news about the achievements of high school students and grads. What I’m overdue in sharing is accomplishments of college and academy students that hail from Southborough.

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Obituary: Paul Bernard ‘Bernie’ Kentel, 49

July 13, 2017 07:24:38 AM
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Paul Bernard ‘Bernie’ Kentel, 49, of Southborough died on Monday, July 10, 2017 at Marlborough Hospital after being stricken ill at home.

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Southborough job listings: Department Assistant (apply now or never), Police Officer, and Asst Accountant

July 12, 2017 03:22:12 PM
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I received another posting of jobs available in Southborough, and discovered another one with a deadline today.

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Little League heads to State Finals

July 12, 2017 09:30:40 AM
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The exciting end to last night’s Sectional Championship was captured in photo and video.

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