Government

Park Central: Vote scheduled (4:30 today); public questions rush on project adding 319 residences

August 24, 2016 09:27:29 AM

I’m supposed to be on vacation. But, Park Central pulled me back in.

On Monday, the Zoning Board of Appeals posted an addition to today’s agenda on the project “and to vote upon.” Interestingly, the meeting is scheduled for 4:30 pm on a summer afternoon.

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The week in government: Discussions on Residences at Park Central decision process

August 21, 2016 07:24:16 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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Temporary walking trail closures (due to damage from July storm)

August 19, 2016 10:58:00 AM
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As most readers know, a severe storm swept through Southborough in late July, downing many trees and poles. So, though I missed it, it’s not surprising to learn that some Town trails were impacted.

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Why flags will be at half staff: August 19, 2016

August 19, 2016 07:28:55 AM
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Flags in Southborough and across the state are flying at half staff until sunset today. This time it is in honor of a fallen soldier from long ago, finally returning home to be laid to rest.

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Zoning Board of Appeals names new Chair and “Clerk”; “Chair Pro Tem” to be named as needed

August 18, 2016 04:45:27 PM

Last night, the Zoning Board of Appeals followed through on a reorganization to remove Chair Leo Bartolini from the helm. Early on in the talk, it looked like he would be acting as backup to lead some meetings. But while he potentially could, it doesn’t look likely.

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Park Central developer pushing for Planning Board site plan approval on September 19th

August 16, 2016 03:58:13 PM

Yesterday, the Planning Board received the “100%” plans for the Park Central Site Plan Review. In last night’s hearing, the board and developer agreed to extend the application deadline and continue the hearing to September 19th. But it took more than a half hour of tense debate and an off camera consultation with attorneys to come to the agreement.

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The week in government: Park Central tonight & Wednesday; Planning to discuss Main St

August 15, 2016 09:00:52 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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Town officials remember Cal Mauro

August 11, 2016 07:30:00 AM

The Sunday before last, a long-time former Southborough employee passed away. 90 year old Cal Mauro had retired 20 years earlier. But judging by a story from Southborough Wicked Local, he was not forgotten by current and former officials.

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SWL: ZBA reorganized on Park Central; full reorg postponed; public continues to push back on traffic

August 9, 2016 10:40:04 AM
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Southborough Wicked Local covered last night’s ZBA hearing on Park Central.

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The week in government: Park Central at ZBA and Planning Board, ZBA reorg, and Solar reg changes

August 8, 2016 02:24:55 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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Special Town Meeting to focus on Main Street (not Public Safety Building) – October 4th

August 5, 2016 10:51:25 AM
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This fall, voters will decide whether to continue the “Main Street Reconstruction” project or simply repair and repave the road.
The Public Safety Building project is again on hold.

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ZBA Park Central hearing and reorganization – this Monday (Updated)

August 4, 2016 11:56:59 AM

Yesterday, the Zoning Board of Appeals met to continue the hearing on Park Central Developments. The hearing will now take place on Monday, August 8th at 7:30 pm. In related news, during public comments on Tuesday nights two residents objected to the handling of the petition to remove the ZBA chair.

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Zoning Board news: Chair stepping down but not out; former Planning candidate appointed

August 3, 2016 11:29:57 AM
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This afternoon, the ZBA will take first steps to reorganize – in response to a citizen petition opposing the Chair.

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ZBA meeting to continue Park Central hearing

August 2, 2016 02:21:22 PM
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The Zoning Board of Appeals will briefly meet on it this Wednesday at 2:00 pm. But it looks like a meeting you can skip.

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