Government

Letter: Carl Guyer readressing tax rates

November 20, 2017 04:30:00 PM

My Southborough accepts signed letters to the editor submitted by Southborough residents. Letters may be emailed to mysouthborough@gmail.com.

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The week in government: BOS on Personnel Bylaw changes, Recreation 5yr plan, and Golf Course P&S

November 20, 2017 09:30:06 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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Recreation looking ahead at new fields and renovations

November 17, 2017 12:56:34 PM

The Recreation Commission is planning new outdoor track and field projects. The overall strategy is to focus on increasing and improving fields, lighting, and maintenance within the Town’s current “footprint” for recreation.

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Flagg Road safety: Lopsided yellow line, new feedback signs, and resident-suggested one-ways

November 14, 2017 04:19:40 PM
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Last week, Public Works Superintendent Karen Galligan updated selectmen and residents on plans for handling safety issues on Flagg Road.

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Why flags will are at half staff: through Thursday, November 16, 2017

November 14, 2017 03:20:44 PM
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Flags in Southborough and across the state are flying at half staff in honor of the passing of a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient.

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In split vote, Selectmen reject asking voters about Right of First Refusal on 135 Deerfoot

November 13, 2017 04:33:14 PM
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Last Wednesday, the Board of Selectmen opted not to act on the Town’s Right of First Refusal for a Chapter 61A property on Deerfoot Road. The board voted 3-2 to reject bringing an article to Special Town Meeting voters.

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The week in government: Public Safety Building site plan in front of Planning Board tonight

November 13, 2017 11:51:36 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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A reminder: Why we celebrate Veteran’s Day this Saturday

November 10, 2017 04:35:19 PM
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The Town will be holding its annual ceremomony at the All Wars Memorial in the morning. I’m sharing a past reminder from Southborough’s VFW Commander on why we honor the day.

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Discord over BOS Chair’s endorsement of all but one candidate

November 10, 2017 07:31:01 AM
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An emailed political message that sparked discord has raised questions about what is fair free speech and respectful advocacy vs dirty politics.

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Letter: Dan Kolenda defends his free speech

November 10, 2017 07:30:13 AM

My Southborough accepts signed letters to the editor submitted by Southborough residents. Letters may be emailed to mysouthborough@gmail.com.

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Southborough’s Veterans Day observances (Friday closings and Saturday ceremony)

November 8, 2017 04:30:00 PM
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Southborough residents are invited to honor our country’s veterans at a Veterans Day observance on November 11.

In honor of the holiday, some facilities are closed on Friday and/or Saturday.

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Shifrin elected to Board of Selectman (Updated)

November 7, 2017 10:31:07 PM
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22.9% of registered voters turned up to cast their votes. With 39% of those counted in his favor, Brian Shifrin was sworn into office tonight.

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Nagging you to vote today

November 7, 2017 09:24:14 AM
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I’m going to keep this post “stuck” to the top of the home page today as a reminder to vote by 8:00 pm tonight at Trottier.

Scroll down for newer stories. For details on today’s election, see my post from yesterday.

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Vote at Trottier (and everything else you need to know about Tuesday’s election)

November 6, 2017 05:30:00 PM
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For 2/3 of Southborough, the most important thing they may need to know about tomorrow’s election is where it takes place.

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