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The week in government: BOS on downtown encroachments on CSX property; Combined School Committees on Reopening

August 3, 2020 12:17:42 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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Taxes are almost due (and you can pay outside the Town House)

July 29, 2020 02:15:53 PM
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Reminder: This Monday, August 3rd, is the last day to pay your Town taxes on time.

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The week in government: Combined School Committees on Reopening; Park Central at Conservation Commission (Updated-Again)

July 27, 2020 03:23:08 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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“Micro” small businesses can apply for up to $10K in grants – thanks to EDC

July 20, 2020 01:31:54 PM

Southborough’s Economic Development Committee was awarded $204,000 for grants to support local small businesses. (Really small businesses.)

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The week in government: Board of Health; Selectmen Goal Setting; Regional School Committee

July 20, 2020 08:44:46 AM
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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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Selectmen reject proposal for redesigned flagpole; willing to let lease lapse

July 16, 2020 09:37:48 AM
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The Board of Selectmen rejected a redesign of the Town House flagpole this week. Asked which they valued more, $36K in annual revenue or the flagpole, the board emphatically chose the flag.

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Baker announced special $16.1M relief package from NECC

July 14, 2020 04:27:21 PM
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The Governor made yesterday’s Covid-19 briefing in Southborough, from one of the special education residential programs that a new relief fund package will aid.

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Governor to make briefing from NECC today on relief funding for special ed residential schools

July 13, 2020 12:23:22 PM

This afternoon’s daily briefing by the Governor will take place in Southborough. The location chosen, is appropriate for the subject he plans to highlight during his address at 1:00 pm.

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Town House flagpole: Why it looks “funny”; Selectmen to discuss revamped cell tower proposal

July 13, 2020 10:20:03 AM
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Some of you may have been surprised to see that the flagpole at the Town House “looks a little funny”. Here’s the background and what selectmen are being asked to consider.

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The week in government: Planning Public Hearing and ANR; BOS on Town House Cell Tower; Housing Authority hearing on Annual Plan

July 13, 2020 08:46:37 AM
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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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SBA Payroll Protection Loans received by Southborough businesses

July 10, 2020 05:31:01 PM

Under the Payroll Protection loan program, 270 loans were listed as issued to Southborough business owners.

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Phase 3 rules for Town Re facilities: Outdoor Basketball & Volleyball reopened for limited use

July 9, 2020 02:04:32 PM
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Today, Southborough Recreation posted its updated guidelines for using Town facilities.

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Rec Update: Depietri Field done but off limits, playground reopenings, cancellation of concerts and more (Updated)

July 9, 2020 07:30:10 AM
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The Town Rec field in front of Neary School needs time for sod to establish well anchored roots.

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Town pursuing grant to help fund Newton-to-Main Street sidewalk

July 8, 2020 12:41:13 PM
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At their June 23rd meeting, Selectmen approved pursuing a $300K grant for a sidewalk from downtown Main Street to Reliant Medical Group at 24 Newton Street.

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