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The week in government: Advisory and Rec on Kallander Field Article and Planning on 0 Firmin Ave

February 19, 2019 02:30:00 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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SWL: Officials talking to non-profit about potential soccer stadium at EMC site (Updated)

February 19, 2019 11:15:50 AM

Local media wrote about a sports facility that some officials are talking to New England Sports for Women about a potential project on the EMC site.

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Fire Chief hiring update: Four candidates to be assessed

February 19, 2019 07:30:01 AM
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The recruitment committee has reached out with an update for the public.

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Public Safety Building Update for January

February 14, 2019 02:04:18 PM
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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.

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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
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I received another posting of jobs available in Southborough.

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

February 13, 2019 10:18:05 AM
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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.

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Fellow veteran calls on public to honor John Wilson through service

February 13, 2019 08:03:00 AM
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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.

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Weather impact on Town services and events (Updated)

February 12, 2019 09:24:03 AM
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The forecast is looking nasty this afternoon and evening. That means afternoon school isn’t the only thing being cancelled in Town.

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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
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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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Southborough loses John Wilson and Kate Matison

February 7, 2019 09:18:49 AM

I was saddened this week to learn that Southborough lost two well known members of our community – John Wilson and Kate Matison.

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Town Meeting Update: Articles will include promoting viewpoints at Town Meeting, Electing Advisory officers, Town Counsel’s responsibilities, and Conduct for Town employees and agents

February 6, 2019 04:17:43 PM
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Today, I’m going to focus on one resident’s Citizen Petition Articles for Annual Town Meeting. The petitions revolve around 4 topics split into 10 Articles for specific bylaw changes.

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Update on 2018 Town Meetings: AG rejected ZBA quorum language, accepted other bylaw changes

February 5, 2019 07:30:40 AM
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As the Town gets ready for 2019 Annual Town Meeting,I realized that there were still loose ends to report on from last year’s Annual and Special meetings.

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The week in government: Advisory on schools and budgets (no Board of Selectmen meeting on Tuesday) (Updated)

February 4, 2019 09:50:59 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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Town Budget Update: Tax increase estimated at 4.95% or lower; SYFS should get needed staffing

February 1, 2019 11:27:36 AM
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This week, the Board of Selectmen learned that the FY20 budget situation is a bit better than they had been told.

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