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Holiday Weekend at A Glance: Gobble Wobble, Green Friday Hike, Firefighter Tree Sales, and Town holiday hours

November 24, 2021 03:20:09 PM
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I’m signing off early today for the holidays. I’ll be posting my annual Shop Local reminder on Friday. But in the meantime, here’s a reminder of what’s happening and what’s closed over the next few days.

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CA Roundup: Potential Chestnut Hill Road closure; NSBORO on Masking, Mascots, Food shortages, Exploring Languages, and Bus Tracking

November 24, 2021 01:39:40 PM

Rounding up some recent town and school news covered by the Community Advocate. (Plus adding some context.)

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Weekly Covid Update

November 23, 2021 07:34:16 PM

An update on Covid cases in town and schools, and related news.

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Volunteer to help decide how to spend $3M in Town ARPA funds

November 23, 2021 09:02:35 AM

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the Town’s decision to create an ARPA Committee. The Select Board is charging a seven member committee with making recommendations on how to spend American Rescue Plan Act funds. The Town is eligible for reimbursements up to $3,051,241. Some restrictions apply to how ARPA funds can be used. […]

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The week in government

November 22, 2021 01:30:33 PM
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Here is a selection of the committee and board meetings for the week along with my selected highlights from the agendas.

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Events of the Week: Gobble Wobble, Green Friday Hike, Firefighter Tree Sales, and shortened Town hours

November 22, 2021 12:06:10 PM
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Here are some highlights of events in and around Southborough this week.

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Redistricting impacts to Southborough: Changes in representation coming (including a wide open race)

November 18, 2021 07:30:02 AM

A look at how currently proposed redistricting maps will impact our town.

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Southborough Single Tax Rate set for FY22

November 17, 2021 04:23:35 PM
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Last night, the Select Board unanimously supported the recommendation of the Board of Assessors to set a single property tax rate for FY22.

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Weekly Covid Update: 19 Active Cases; 27% of 5-11 yr olds reported as partially vaccinated

November 16, 2021 06:02:10 PM

An update on Covid cases in town and schools, and related news.

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Police seeking approval to hire additional full time Dispatcher

November 16, 2021 12:04:51 PM
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On tonight’s Select Board agenda is follow up on a staffing request made by the Chief of Southboough Police earlier this month.

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Controversies over St Marks St/pocket park project, burial plot disturbance claims, and tree clearings (past and future)

November 15, 2021 05:51:36 PM
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On Tuesday, the Select Board will hold a hearing on nine trees Public Works is seeking to remove. They will also discuss a related project that has raised public concerns, including for the recent clearing of several other old growth trees.

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The week in government: Tax Classification Hearing; Select Board on tree removals and pocket park/St. Mark’s St project

November 15, 2021 12:20:25 PM
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Here is a selection of the committee and board meetings for the week along with my selected highlights from the agendas.

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Reminder: Southborough’s Veterans Day Ceremony on Thursday

November 10, 2021 05:38:44 PM
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Southborough residents are invited to honor our country’s veterans at a Veterans Day observance on November 11.

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Weekly Covid Update: Highest 2 week count since early January

November 10, 2021 10:09:51 AM

An update on Covid cases in town and schools, and related news.

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