Government

Planning Board hiring consultants: 40B review, zoning revision help, and Open Space project

June 28, 2016 04:01:19 PM

The Planning Board is looking to contract consultants to help them move forward on important efforts.

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Water news: Rate increase begins Sept, vote on voluntary ban, and quality report

June 28, 2016 07:25:13 AM
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A memo from Public Works to selectmen shares news, a reminder, and a request – all related to our water supply.

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The week in government: BOS on reappointments, ZBA on Park Central and Ken’s Foods

June 27, 2016 07:27:37 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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Help rare pollinators – workshop Sunday (Updated)

June 24, 2016 01:14:04 PM
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A member of the stewardship committee is working with a scientist who already identified three bees at Breakneck Hill as insects previously thought no longer existing in our state.

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Planning Board in midst of Park Central Site Plan Review

June 24, 2016 11:19:19 AM

On Monday, the Planning Board held a public hearing on their Site Plan Review of Park Central.

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Veteran’s news: Agent moved, new town newsletter and Memorial Day videos

June 22, 2016 11:30:48 AM
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Southborough announced the relocation of a Town office and the launch of a newsletter. Both relate to veterans.

It served as a reminder that I’d yet to share videos from Memorial Day.

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Committee vacancies: Conservation seeking commissioner; Openings for Personnel, Advisory, Public Works Planning, ZBA and more

June 22, 2016 09:35:22 AM

Several positions on Town committees expire this month. Some members are asking to be reappointed, but others have stepped down leaving vacancies.

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BOS grants DPW head 3-yr contract prior to review; PW Planning Chair leaving over board’s treatment (Updated)

June 21, 2016 03:04:19 PM

Last week, the Board of Selectmen granted a three year contract to Public Works Superintendent Karen Galligan. The change from single year to multi-year contract was voted on publicly but without explanation or discussion.

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Committee re/appointments: BOS calling in some individuals on objectives; Open Space needs to justify role; ZBA unadvertised vacancy

June 20, 2016 12:52:42 PM

Last week, the Board of Selectmen tabled re-appointments of members to Town committees whose terms expire this month. The decision was made after two selectmen asked to hear from individuals or committees on their objectives or roles.

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The week in government: Planning & Conservation on Park Central, and Historical Commission on Police Station & Fayville Hall

June 20, 2016 09:14:15 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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Why flags will be at half staff: Saturday, June 18

June 17, 2016 04:30:02 PM
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Flags in Southborough and across the state will be flying at half staff in honor of Specialist Bernardino Guevara Jr. of the Army who died on June 6th.

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ZBA appears favorable towards Ken’s addition; continued to discuss road signs for delivery trucks

June 16, 2016 06:41:09 PM

Ken’s Foods asked the Zoning Board of Appeals to approve a 65 foot high addition to its Southborough building on Turnpike Road.

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New Town Planner (hopefully) starting soon

June 15, 2016 07:51:27 AM

On Monday night, the Planning Board inteviewed a finalist for the Town Planner position. According to Southborough Wicked Local, she passed muster with the board.

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The week in government: Town Planner candidate, CPC public info session, and ZBA on Ken’s Food expansion & multi-families on Flagg Road

June 13, 2016 01:00:08 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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