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Why flags are still at half staff: June 30, 2015 (and could be for a while)

June 30, 2015 07:29:08 AM
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Flags in Southborough and across the state are flying at half staff in honor of State Senator Thomas P. Kennedy. The Governer’s orders call for lowered flags until interment, which isn’t soon.

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The week in government: Public Safety Committee and Economic Development

June 29, 2015 02:29:16 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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Why flags are at half staff: Monday, June 29

June 29, 2015 07:28:14 AM
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Flags in Southborough and across the state are flying at half staff in honor of of PFC Peter J. Handibode.

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Committee vacancies: ZBA, Historical, Open Space and 24 more

June 25, 2015 02:30:00 PM
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Last week, selectmen voted on committee reappointments and discussed vacancies. The discussion led to a debate about putting members of the Historical Commission in the hot seat.

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Why flags are at half staff: June 23, 2015

June 23, 2015 07:30:40 AM
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Flags in Southborough and across the state are flying at half staff in honor of Master Sergeant Neil J. Morrison.

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The week in government (It’s a light one)

June 22, 2015 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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St. Mark’s School buying more land; offsetting lost taxes through land sale and PILOT increase

June 22, 2015 02:15:17 PM
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St. Mark’s School is buying a property on Main Street.

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495/9/90 Interchange projects no longer in jeopardy

June 22, 2015 11:28:54 AM
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According to local legislators, planned projects to improve the interchange at 495 and Route 9, and another for 495 and the Mass Pike were in jeopardy. But, never fear, their priorities have be re-secured.

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Presentation on public safety building project

June 19, 2015 07:31:26 AM
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Here is the promised presentation from Tuesday night’s Board of Selectmen meeting.

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SWL news roundup: Transfer Station recycling stickers approved (at $50), NECC $10M expansion, and looming state cuts to Kindergarten grants

June 18, 2015 04:30:00 PM
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Southborough Wicked Local covered some stories worth sharing this week.

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911 Field supporters ask community to send letters/emails ASAP (State oversight committee reviewing town’s request)

June 18, 2015 11:29:26 AM
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The fate of 911 field will be up for discussion by a committee of state legislators next week. Supporters are asking for letters and emails urging senators and reps to back the legislation.

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Committee recommends renovate & expand fire station; build new connecting police station – shovels in ground by 2017 (Updated)

June 17, 2015 03:16:57 PM
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The Public Safety Committee presented its initial findings on the Southborough’s police and fire station needs. The committee chair counseled investing in what “may be the most expensive thing we’ve ever done”, before delays cost the town even more.

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DPW hiring Staff Engineer – Apply by July 7th

June 17, 2015 09:24:09 AM

The Town tweeted news about an opening in the Department of Public Works.

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Community Preservation invites you to a public information hearing – this Thursday

June 16, 2015 04:21:04 PM

The Community Preservation Committee is working on it’s new five-year plan. This week, you have an opportunity to weigh in, or just learn more.

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