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Flags at half staff until sundown today, and again on Monday, May 30, 2016 (Updated)

May 27, 2016 07:30:46 AM
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Flags in Southborough and across the state are flying at half staff in honor of an Auburn police officer who was killed in the line of duty yesterday.

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Memorial Day observances this weekend: Flag placement Friday, parade Monday

May 26, 2016 04:45:24 PM
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Here is the information you need to observe Memorial Day in Southborough. Events begin with the annual flag placement in the rural cemetery Friday night.

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Southborough Police hiring new officer (apply by June 17th) and promoting additional sergeant

May 26, 2016 01:43:33 PM
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The Southborough Police Department is looking to recruit a new officer. It’s one of the recent actions taken to address manpower issues in the SPD.

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Main Street reconstruction “TIP” vote on June 2nd

May 24, 2016 12:03:18 PM

A vote on pushing the Main Street TIP list project from FY17 to FY18 is now expected to happen on June 2nd.

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The week in government

May 23, 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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Flagg and Deerfoot Road study highlights dangers to pedestrians, pushes for sidewalks

May 23, 2016 11:28:04 AM
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The Town has posted results of a study on Deerfoot and Flagg Road safety issues. Engineers confirmed safety issues for pedestrians, especially school aged children, along the streets.

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Why flags will are at half staff: Monday, May 23, 2016

May 23, 2016 10:43:25 AM
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Flags in Southborough and across the state are flying at half staff in honor of an Auburn police officer who was killed in the line of duty yesterday.

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Dog license late fees begin June 1st

May 20, 2016 09:49:40 AM
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If you own a dog in Southborough and it’s more than six months old, you need to get a license for it each year.

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Seeking new members for Southborough Trails Committee

May 20, 2016 07:30:29 AM
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The committee responsible for managing and improving trails in Southborough is recruiting new members.

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BOS revives Main St project and denies Planning Board request for independent counsel

May 19, 2016 12:04:07 PM
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The Board of Selectmen meeting was a busy one on Tuesday night. Selectmen cast two significant votes.

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Seeking volunteers for committee to improve Town Meeting participation – apply by June 1st

May 19, 2016 09:18:40 AM
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There was a lot of chatter after Town Meeting and during the campaign for Moderator about how to increase TM participation.

Now the Town is preparing to take a serious look at the issue. And they need five volunteers to help do that.

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Burnett House news: Progress update and civic action recognition

May 18, 2016 11:48:22 AM
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Last night, the Board of Selectmen and public were updated on the preservation of the Burnett House. It was also an opportunity to thank some of those involved.

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The week in government: Main St update; Planning Board request for counsel, board reorganizations

May 16, 2016 03:00:06 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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Public Works: Fate of Main St & illegal sidewalk parking to be adressed; updates on paving & Rte 9

May 13, 2016 03:20:00 PM
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There are a few news items worth sharing related to Southborough Public Works. The most notable is a scheduled update on the Main Street project, asking selectmen to address sidewalk parking.

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