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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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The week in government: MassDOT information meeting on Main Street and “400 and Rising” presentation (Updated)

January 26, 2015 02:20:58 PM
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A list of board and committee meetings for the week.

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Public Works board discards Pay as You Throw but recommends “Recycling Made Easier”

January 23, 2015 11:45:10 AM
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On Tuesday, the Public Works Planning Board presented their Transfer Station report to selectmen. The Board of Selectmen asked a few questions, but deferred any hearing or vote to the spring.

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More on Southborough’s preliminary budgets – Town and K-8

January 22, 2015 04:30:16 PM
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On Tuesday night, the Board of Selectmen got another update on the FY16 budgets. It was a more positive outlook than they were given in December.

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(Updated again) Selectmen publicly approve Town Administrator’s and Police Chief’s raises

January 21, 2015 10:13:15 AM

Last night, the Board of Selectmen addressed and corrected an Open Meeting Law violation.

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The week in government: BOS to publicly approve TA evaluation and hear reports on Transfer Station and Town employee pay classification

January 20, 2015 09:20:36 AM
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A list of board and committee meetings for the week.

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St. Mark’s fined for wastewater treatment issues

January 19, 2015 11:30:00 AM
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The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection released news that they have fined St. Mark’s School.

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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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SWL: Resident files claim against BOS for Open Meeting Law violation and calls for rescinding Town Administrator’s raise

January 16, 2015 07:30:59 AM

Southborough Wicked Local reports that a complaint filed with the Attorney General’s Office accuses Southborough’s Board of Selectmen of violating Open Meeting Laws.

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SWL: Public Works Planning to recommend eliminating Transfer Station sticker fees (Updated)

January 15, 2015 11:20:03 AM
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Next Tuesday night, the PWPB is scheduled to present their findings to selectmen. This week, they voted on their recommendation. Southborough Wicked Local followed up on their decision.

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NWL: School district asks judge to dismiss lawsuit

January 14, 2015 09:19:06 AM
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Northborough Wicked Local reports that an attorney has asked a judge to throw out a suit filed against our school district by a former Northborough teacher.

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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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The week in government: Discussions on Affordable Housing plan, proposed bylaws, and school committee policies

January 12, 2015 02:20:00 PM
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A list of board and committee meetings for the week.

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