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The week in government: BOS on tax classification, 3-way stop at Pine & Parmenter, SME Policy, process for naming Public Safety spaces, and PILOT meetings

October 15, 2019 09:40:03 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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DCR opening up deer hunting on some of its land in Southborough

October 11, 2019 09:50:13 AM
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DCR has posted an interactive map indicating where deer hunting will be allowed on its land in town

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Nominate a name for part of the new Public Safety Building

October 9, 2019 07:30:08 AM
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The public is invited to weigh in as the Town considers the possibility of “naming” rooms in the new combined police and fire station.

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Household Hazardous Waste Day – October 19

October 8, 2019 10:21:03 AM
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If you’ve been looking forward to Household Hazardous Waste Day to clean out your garage/shed, save the date for a week from Saturday. But note the event limitations.

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Town to host public sessions on government officials’ rights and responsibilities

October 8, 2019 08:53:13 AM
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The Town will hold three training sessions next month related to government ethics/conflicts of interest, political campaigns, and Open Meeting Law. While the Town is hosting the sessions, they will be run by state officials.

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The week in government: Public Safety Building Committee on room naming process and revised driveway configuration; School Committee

October 7, 2019 12:32:31 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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Why flags will be at half staff: October 5 and 6, 2019

October 4, 2019 07:00:00 PM
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Flags in Southborough and across the nation will be flying at half staff this Saturday, October 5, 2019 from sunrise to sunset and again on Sunday, October 6 2019.

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Play Golf for ALS One – Heritage Day weekend

October 3, 2019 04:30:00 PM
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The Town is combining an effort to promote the newly renovated golf course with a fundraiser to support a cause in honor of two key players in its success.

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Public Safety Building Update: October 26th Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Tours, and the annual SFA Halloween Parade

October 3, 2019 07:30:00 AM
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This week, the Town posted the official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony details with times. That prompted me to check if the firefighters would be hosting their traditional weekend-before-Halloween party.

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EEE Update: Waiting for long, deep freeze across whole town

October 2, 2019 10:59:25 AM
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Last night, selectmen were updated on the EEE situation in Southborough. So, I’m passing on what they learned.

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BOS packet posted with info related to tonight’s vote on Special Municipal Employee status request and draft policy

October 1, 2019 03:20:00 PM
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Tonight, the Board of Selectmen will discuss a request by a member of the Economic Development Committee to grant the committee status as Special Municipal Employees. The board will also consider a possible policy for when and how to grant the status to board/committee members.

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Library Trustees seek new member (Updated)

October 1, 2019 09:30:00 AM
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The Southborough Library’s Board of Trustees is advertising a vacancy that needs to be filled soon.

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The week in government: BOS to consider policy on Special Municipal Employee status for committees; Park Central at Conservation

September 30, 2019 11:10:00 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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Public Safety Building Update: Success, savings, and driveway confusion

September 24, 2019 04:45:35 PM
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Work on the Public Safety Building is mostly, successfully completed. But solving what to do about driveways that shouldn’t be used the way most drivers would expect is still on the to-do list.

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