Announcements

Reminders: the official winter parking ban and “after the storm”

January 29, 2015 07:30:09 AM
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Southborough Emergency Management has issued an alert about all of the potential risks related to the changing weather.

In it, they encourage residents to clear drainage systems, be prepared for flooding basements, and take care of the heavy snow on old or flat roofs.

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Help dedicate (parts of) Algonquin to those “who have made extraordinary contributions”

January 28, 2015 02:20:49 PM
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The Board of Selectmen need three residents to volunteer for the Naming Subcommittee for ARHS.

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Tonight’s MassDOT Main Street meeting postponed

January 28, 2015 11:03:50 AM
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I just got word that the Main Street meeting scheduled for tonight is postponed.

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CERT family of volunteers and opportunity for teens (Updated)

January 28, 2015 09:40:51 AM
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This recent story about a family in town seems appropriate to share after the “Blizzard of 2015″.

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Updated – Blizzard: anywhere from 15-37″ by Tues night – prepare to be home for days

January 26, 2015 10:49:29 AM
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How much snow where going to get is still up in the air. But it’s bound to be a lot. So, make sure your prepared for worst case scenarios.

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Our snow outlook from National Weather Service (Have some flashlights/candles ready)

January 23, 2015 09:27:59 AM
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The National Weather Service maps Southborough within their “highest area of concern” for isolated power outages.

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Brush burning permits available through May 1

January 16, 2015 04:20:00 PM
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This year, the process for getting and using the brush burning permits has changed significantly.

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Don’t forget to fill in the town census

January 13, 2015 04:20:01 PM
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The annual town census form should have arrived in your mailbox recently. This is your friendly reminder to fill it out and send it in. By law the town is required to create a street listing of residents each year to maintain an accurate voting list, among other things.

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Extreme cold warnings: Don’t get caught in the cold (Updated)

January 6, 2015 04:20:26 PM
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Southborough Emergency Management asked me to share news and warnings on the incoming extreme cold front to hit this week.

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Fire Safety Code changes

December 30, 2014 11:30:00 AM
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The Southborough Fire Department has asked me to share a change in the Fire Code effective January 1st.

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Are there Bears in them there woods?

December 29, 2014 04:20:32 PM
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A reader alerted me to the possibility of a bear lurking about Southborough. It wouldn’t be the first time we had a bear roam through.

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Happy Holidays

December 24, 2014 08:00:00 AM
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I’ll be taking off the rest of this week to enjoy some family time.

But first, I wanted to take a moment to wish you all a happy holiday season.

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What’s open and closed over the holidays

December 23, 2014 02:30:00 PM
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Here’s a list of when our municipal facilities will be closed over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.

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Give an Experience: Cooking classes through Culinary Underground

December 19, 2014 02:20:44 PM
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[The following information was provided by My Southborough sponsor the Culinary Underground.]

If you’re starting to panic about finding a gift for the person who has everything, I might have a solution.

Southborough based Culinary Underground is touting its cooking classes as the gift of an experience.

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