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Town looking for help to reduce waste stream

August 26, 2015 07:30:00 AM

Town committees are seeking volunteers to help with a survey of other communities’ waste management practices.

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The week in government: Park Central and Stonebrook Village at ZBA; Public Safety at Advisory; Breakneck Hill water at Conservation

August 24, 2015 02:13:55 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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Ila Bella/Rossi Estates begins clearing for construction Monday

August 21, 2015 02:30:00 PM

Town Planner Jennifer Burney blogged an update on a project that’s been kicking around for a few years – Ila Bella, formerly known as Rossi Estates.

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Kid reporter at it again: Athlete, cheerleaders and an interview that Trumps the rest

August 21, 2015 11:28:58 AM
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Southborough’s cub reporter Shayna Rose has been at it again. She has three more interviews under her belt worth sharing. One clearly Trumps the rest.

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Planning Board approves turf addition and keeping morning hours at SYS/Fay athletic field

August 21, 2015 09:27:36 AM
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Above: Youth soccer will be adding a turf field to Fay School’s athletic field complex. To chagrin of neighbors (and perhaps some parents), weekend morning play will continue to be allowed. (Image from Google Maps) Last month, the Planning Board continued a hearing on permits for adding a turf playing area at Fay School’s athletic […]

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Isolated break in water service yesterday morning

August 21, 2015 07:10:59 AM

A reader informed me that her home and neighbors lost water in the wee hours of Thursday morning. She wondered if it was due to the Route 9 construction, and shouldn’t the Department of Public Works have notified residents to be prepared. It turns out that while it may have been related to the project […]

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Commuter news: Train delays and roadwork details on Rte 30 Causeway (and other projects)

August 18, 2015 10:27:32 AM
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More details on next week’s road projects and local coverage of delays on our commuter rail line.

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The week in government: Planning Board on SYS/Fay field, Main St Design on crosswalks, and Health on eradicating a beaver

August 17, 2015 11:18:27 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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More roadwork announced: Boston Road, Central Street, Pleasant Street and more

August 17, 2015 09:36:12 AM
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The DPW just announced more roadwork updates. Streets under construction (or soon to be) are Boston Road (Rte 30 from East Main to Central Street), Central Street, Breakneck Hill Road, Cherry and Pleasant Streets

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BOS meeting notes: Rte. 9 water main replacement to begin next month, pollinator habitat seeking water connection, and more

August 13, 2015 11:18:54 AM
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No major news to cover out of this week’s Board of Selectmen’s meeting. But I’ll share what was discussed and approved.

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Town Planner blogging news on St. Mark’s solar, SHOPC, and Capasso Farms

August 11, 2015 11:24:24 AM
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Good news for those of you who have been asking the Town to improve open communications.

A little tweety bird informed me that our Town Planner now has her own blog.

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The week in government: Affordable Housing and BOS

August 10, 2015 02:23:04 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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Senior housing needs forum – September 23

August 7, 2015 11:15:00 AM
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The Town of Southborough is inviting its senior residents to tell them about their housing needs.

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Road construction updates: Breakneck Hill work to start Mon/Tues; Eastbrook Farm delay, and more

August 7, 2015 08:53:39 AM
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The Town of Southborough posted an update on road projects

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