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Hearings on Solar & Over 55 housing bylaws; Discussion on Flagg Road safety; and 9/11 Field and Burnett House updates you may have missed

February 10, 2016 11:20:28 AM
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I just discovered that two recent stories didn’t show up under “News” stories headings. That means some of you who follow News or Government News on the blog likely missed them. And there’s an update on tomorrow night’s Planning Board meeting.

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Today’s the deadline – Make sure you are correctly enrolled (or unenrolled) for the Primary (Updated)

February 10, 2016 09:04:32 AM
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Did you know that Independent is a party affiliation, which is different than being unenrolled? And are you sure which way you are registered?

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Residents urged to help plan protection of land for recreation/conservation

February 9, 2016 12:00:30 PM
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About 500 acres of priority land has been lost to development in last 7 years. None has been protected.

Open Space members hope residents will help them buck that trend.

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Town offers three scholarship opportunities – Apply by March 31st

February 9, 2016 09:28:32 AM

The Town of Southborough Scholarship Committee has announced three scholarship opportunities. Only Southborough residents are eligible.

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The week in government: Green Technology on Transfer Station fine bylaw proposal; Southborough School Committee

February 8, 2016 04:13:38 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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9/11 Field legislation passed; Town able to re-turf

February 5, 2016 12:48:24 PM
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Good news on the initiative to save 9-11 Memorial Field.

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BOS approves Burnett House preservation steps

February 3, 2016 04:16:21 PM
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Last night, the Board of Selectmen announced that they had approved a Preservation Restriction on 84 Main Street.

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BOS approves “non-opposition” to Medical Marijuana Dispensary but urges seeking new site

February 3, 2016 12:32:28 PM

Selectmen agreed that the spot wasn’t the best choice. Still, they voted to provide a letter of non-opposition to the dispensary.

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Make sure you are correctly enrolled (or unenrolled) for the Primary – deadline Feb 10 (Updated)

February 3, 2016 09:32:55 AM
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Did you know that Independent is a party affiliation, which is different than being unenrolled? And are you sure which way you are registered?

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Planning Board hearings: Changes to Over 55 & solar zoning – Feb 8; St. Mark’s Solar – Feb 22

February 2, 2016 03:43:10 AM
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Upcoming hearings cover a controversial solar installation and changes to Solar and Over 55 development bylaws.

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The week in government: Medical Marijuana Dispensary siting and Burnett Estate preservation

February 1, 2016 04:30:00 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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Stir over Medical Marijuana dispensary

January 29, 2016 02:18:30 PM
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Yesterday, I informed readers that selectmen will be addressing a potential Medical Marijuana dispensary in Town at their Tuesday meeting.

The news not only stirred up controversy in the comments, it spurned an online petition.

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Burnett Estate preservation BOS vote scheduled for Tuesday; no Flagg Road discussion posted (Updated)

January 29, 2016 01:50:40 PM
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Above: A vote that may impact the Burnett estate’s fate is scheduled for the next Board of Selectmen meeting. Meanwhile, an item publicly announced for discussion (Flagg Road) isn’t posted.

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SWL: Rte. 9 water main replacement blocking Woodland Road intersection

January 29, 2016 11:47:19 AM

Southborough Wicked Local reports that the Route 9 Water Main project is still under way.

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