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MassDOT to hold hearing on MassPike bridge replacement project

February 21, 2020 08:59:38 AM
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Next week, the Mass Dept of Transportation will hold a public hearing in Southborough on a bridge replacement project.

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Oregon Road construction starts Thursday morning

February 19, 2020 11:21:48 AM
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According to a construction notice, a water main project is scheduled to begin on Oregon Road tomorrow morning.

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The week in government: Advisory on budget (Updated)

February 18, 2020 08:53:58 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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Water rates for Southborough will hike for most (especially for biggest users)

February 13, 2020 01:59:43 PM
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Selectmen approved a new water rate plan for Southborough users this week. The plan is projected to charge a 25% increase for average households and a major fee hike for high end users. Town officials hope that for low use residents, especially seniors, the increase will be small.

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Middlesex Savings Bank donating $20K to Southborough Police & Fire

February 12, 2020 02:13:35 PM
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Last week, Middlesex Savings Bank handed out checks totaling $50,000 to three charities supporting the Southborough community. It was part of $1.4M in unrestricted gifts doled out by its charitable foundation this year. The donations went to 84 food pantries, senior centers, and libraries.

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The week in government: BOS on water rate recommendation; 26 Main St at ZBA; School Committee updates on Start Time, Music Study, and Strategic Planning

February 10, 2020 11:30:03 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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News updates: Deerfoot Road runoff, private school properties, and clarifying a remark about a potential school building closure

February 7, 2020 02:27:18 PM
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A few recent stories prompted responses with details worth sharing.

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Pull papers for Town Election by March 20th

February 7, 2020 07:30:37 AM
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If you’re interested in running for Town Office, you have just under four weeks to pull nomination papers.

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Fall Special Town Meeting will be held for capital expenses and downtown Zoning

February 6, 2020 08:00:17 AM
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Tuesday night the Board of Selectmen and the Advisory Committee agreed to hold a Special Town Meeting in the fall on several Capital Expense items. References were also made to using the meeting for a planned zoning Article on the Downtown Business Village.

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Southborough job listings: Summer camp fun – Camp Assistant Supervisor and Camp Counselors

February 5, 2020 07:30:55 AM
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I received another posting of jobs available in Southborough.

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The week in government: BOS and Advisory on Budget

February 3, 2020 08:11:41 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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Downtown zoning revamp postponed

January 31, 2020 02:32:23 PM

The Economic Development Committee won’t be bringing a zoning Article to Town Meeting voters in March.

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Early Voting schedule for primaries (Make sure you’re registered correctly)

January 31, 2020 12:01:16 PM
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You don’t have to wait for Super Tuesday in March to cast your vote. Southborough has posted its schedule for early voting for the primaries. Here’s who is on the ballots.

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Selectmen promise to help frustrated residents raising concerns about tree removals and runoff

January 31, 2020 09:01:18 AM
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Residents are hoping selectmen can help them solve runoff issues in their Deerfoot Road neighborhood and clarify how to avoid future unnecessary tree takings across Town.

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