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Historical Commission pursuing Historic District without restrictions in Main St area downtown (Updated)

September 22, 2016 12:54:54 PM
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The Southborough Historical Commission has been working towards creation of a National Register Historic District along Main Street. The critical message for homeowners is the district would not impose restrictions.

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Planning for Climate Change – 9/28 Forum

September 22, 2016 08:28:11 AM

Next Wednesday evening, the Southborough Library is hosting a special forum “Planning for Climate Change: State and Federal Issues”. Speakers will address “What’s Being Done to Preserve & Sustain our Environment – and How It Affects Us”.

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BOS asks MassDOT to table over Flagg Rd; considering no curb cut for Park Central

September 21, 2016 03:15:31 PM

Selectmen have issued a letter to Masschusetts Department of Transportation.

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Planning Board filing a new Park Central appeal

September 21, 2016 08:51:26 AM
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Monday night, the Planning Board voted unanimously to appeal a decision by Southborough’s Building Commissioner.

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The week in government: Planning reviews for Marijuana Dispensary & Park Central, Hearing on article to eliminate Use Variances, BOS on Main St

September 19, 2016 01:15:46 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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Service Academy Fair – Saturday

September 19, 2016 11:49:45 AM
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An invitation was issued to high school students in our district (and all of the 5th Congressional District). This Saturday, Congresswoman Clark is holding a free Service Academy Fair.

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Use Variance: Hearings on Article to strip ZBA of granting rights; Vote on Inspector’s decision

September 16, 2016 07:26:50 AM
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Monday night’s Planning Board agenda includes three items related to Park Central

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Who’s responsible for defining a Main Street alternative?

September 15, 2016 11:22:25 AM
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Last week, the Board of Selectmen reviewed the Citizen’s Petition on Main Street Reconstruction. The petition asks Town Meeting voters to push for a locally funded Main Street repair project.
In discussion, both a petitioner and selectmen agreed that understanding the price of a local project was critical. But they couldn’t seem to agree about whose job it is define what an alternative project would look like. Without that, no real cost estimate can be determined.

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Another Park Central Appeal: Planning Board v. Zoning Board of Appeals (Updated)

September 14, 2016 05:59:03 PM

This afternoon, the Planning Board officially filed an appeal of their own against Park Central.

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Park Central appeal filed by abutters

September 14, 2016 11:53:48 AM
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Owners of 20 nearby properties are asking the court to annul the August 24th decision.

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EDC hosting free Broker Breakfast – Sept 23

September 13, 2016 04:23:11 PM
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Southborough is hosting a Broker Breakfast on September 23rd.

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Flagg Road forum: Grievances aired, work to be done, a vote being reconsidered, and more on 10/4

September 13, 2016 02:07:17 PM
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Last night the Town held a more than 2 hours forum on Flagg Road safety issues.

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The week in government: Flagg Road Safety forum, Main St, Warrant Articles, and School Committee

September 12, 2016 02:00:58 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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Buy your Transfer Station sticker by Thursday (to avoid a late fee)

September 12, 2016 09:01:03 AM
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If you’re looking to buy your sticker in person, don’t go to the Transfer Station or DPW. The Town Clerk’s office is issuing the stickers this year – in person, through the mail, or online without extra fees – unless you wait too long.

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