News

St. Mark’s skating rink: Free Skate and Sticks & Pucks over February break

February 15, 2019 04:35:46 PM
Thumbnail image for St. Mark’s skating rink: Free Skate and Sticks & Pucks over February break

Next week, St. Mark’s School is opening its doors to the public again for the final period of free skating this year.

0 comments Read the full article →

Register for spring RAP (or AM fun)

February 15, 2019 11:30:00 AM
Thumbnail image for Register for spring RAP (or AM fun)

Registration is now open for the next session of after school programs (and a before school one).

0 comments Read the full article →

Reading Goals Workshop for parents of children with learning disabilities

February 15, 2019 09:28:50 AM
Thumbnail image for Reading Goals Workshop for parents of children with learning disabilities

The March 2nd presentation is something parents of children with dyslexia will want to note. But it is also intended for parents of children with other learning disabilities.

0 comments Read the full article →

Obituary: Barbara Jeanne (Slamin) Barnes, 88

February 15, 2019 08:25:11 AM
Thumbnail image for Obituary: Barbara Jeanne (Slamin) Barnes, 88

Barbara Jeanne (Slamin) Barnes, 88, a 20 year resident of Southborough and former longtime resident of Framingham and Marshfield, MA died peacefully Wednesday February 13, 2019 after a brief illness.

0 comments Read the full article →

Public Safety Building Update for January

February 14, 2019 02:04:18 PM
Thumbnail image for Public Safety Building Update for January

The latest newsletter chronicling progress on the police and fire complex is out. According to the January report, one piece of the project is behind schedule but the targeted end date remains the same.

0 comments Read the full article →

Southborough job listings: Part-time Admin (with benefits), full-time Business Admin, and Schools’ Director of Finance & Operations

February 14, 2019 10:07:04 AM
Thumbnail image for Southborough job listings: Part-time Admin (with benefits), full-time Business Admin, and Schools’ Director of Finance & Operations

I received another posting of jobs available in Southborough.

0 comments Read the full article →

Casting Call for Southborough photographer’s project

February 14, 2019 08:34:49 AM
Thumbnail image for Casting Call for Southborough photographer’s project

A Southborough photographer is looking for at least 40 ordinary people who live, work or have a tie to Southborough. She wants to photograph them in their “everyday lives”. Though, they won’t look so ordinary when she gets through with them.

2 comments Read the full article →

Obituary: Eric James Hanslip, 87

February 13, 2019 02:09:00 PM
Thumbnail image for Obituary: Eric James Hanslip, 87

Eric James Hanslip, 87, of Southborough, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 4, 2019 at the Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, after a period of declining health.

1 comment Read the full article →

EDC forum on Downtown challenges and hopes: Septic constraints, zoning changes, and more

February 13, 2019 10:18:05 AM
Thumbnail image for EDC forum on Downtown challenges and hopes: Septic constraints, zoning changes, and more

Last week, the Southborough community was invited to another forum on the Downtown Initiative. The public was briefed on experts’ recommendations for revitalizing the downtown area of Main Street. The Economic Development Committee also shared some of the obstacles and thoughts on how to overcome them.

9 comments Read the full article →

Fellow veteran calls on public to honor John Wilson through service

February 13, 2019 08:03:00 AM
Thumbnail image for Fellow veteran calls on public to honor John Wilson through service

Resident Mark Fallon, a fellow veteran, shared on his blog some memories of John Wilson. They included Wilson’s influence on him and his thoughts of how the public can honor him.

5 comments Read the full article →

Weather impact on Town services and events (Updated)

February 12, 2019 09:24:03 AM
Thumbnail image for Weather impact on Town services and events (Updated)

The forecast is looking nasty this afternoon and evening. That means afternoon school isn’t the only thing being cancelled in Town.

2 comments Read the full article →

Public Schools announce Early Release for Tuesday afternoon

February 11, 2019 06:43:37 PM

With snow forecast for tomorrow afternoon, Southborough and Northborough public schools have announced that students will be dismissed early.

0 comments Read the full article →

SEMA: Commutes could be ugly Tues night and Wed morning

February 11, 2019 05:10:00 PM
Thumbnail image for SEMA: Commutes could be ugly Tues night and Wed morning

Southborough Emergency Management is sharing an alert about the forecast snow for Tuesday night. The warning about hazardous driving conditions also points out the weather’s impact on traffic tomorrow night and Wednesday morning.

0 comments Read the full article →

The week in government: Advisory and BOS on budget differences and Citizen Articles; Closing ATM Warrant; Fayville Hall P&S and septic (Updated – again)

February 11, 2019 03:00:47 PM
Thumbnail image for The week in government: Advisory and BOS on budget differences and Citizen Articles; Closing ATM Warrant; Fayville Hall P&S and septic (Updated – again)

A list of board and committee meetings for the week with my selected highlights from the agendas.

0 comments Read the full article →