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Town Climate Resiliency Planning: Mitigation plan certified, grant received, and RFQ issued to map impervious surfaces

September 15, 2021 11:26:32 AM
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This morning, the Town of Southborough has issued a Request for Qualifications for GIS or planning firms. That reminds me that I’m behind on sharing related updates on the Town’s Climate Resiliency Planning.

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Covid Update: 8 active cases; 9 new cases in one week; NSBORO testing to resume

September 14, 2021 04:00:54 PM

An update on Covid cases in town and related news.

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Reservoirs Watershed Public Access Plan Listening Session – September 22

September 14, 2021 12:41:40 PM
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A Mass DCR “listening session” covering the Sudbury Reservoir is expected to touch on a Southborough project in the Q&A.

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The week in government: Planning Board, Combined School Committees, and more

September 13, 2021 01:50:40 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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Why flags will be at half staff: September 11, 2021 and September 14, 2021

September 10, 2021 10:00:35 AM
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Flags will fly at half staff on Saturday in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the September 11, 2011 attacks and subsequent wars and on Tuesday for a Massachusetts soldier killed by a terrorist attack during last month’s evacuations in Afghanistan.

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The week in government: Selectmen to appoint Noise Bylaw Committee; School Committee Meeting

September 7, 2021 04:00:56 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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Covid Update: 8 active cases; 14 new cases in one week

September 7, 2021 01:55:58 PM
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An update on Covid cases in town and related news.

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Noise Bylaw Committee: Apply by Tuesday; Charge revised; BOS discusses need for balance

September 2, 2021 11:42:57 AM
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The Board of Selectmen is following through on a promise to appoint members of an Ad-hoc Committee to recommend a Noise Bylaw for Southborough. The plan is to name members at their first meeting this month “come hell or high water”.

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Seeking resident with Construction or Engineering experience to join Capital Planning Committee

September 1, 2021 10:11:53 AM
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The Town is seeking new members with specific experience for one of its critical committees.

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Thank You stamp dedication ceremony – Wednesday

August 29, 2021 03:08:07 PM

I logged back in, because there was one event that I neglected to share after promising I would.

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CA: Southborough to consider regional public safety dispatch services

August 26, 2021 12:38:56 PM
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According to the Community Advocate’s coverage, regionalizing police and fire dispatch is now getting a more serious look thanks to looming expenses and state funding priorities.

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Concerns raised about Building Permit, precedent, and ZBA process over “monster” Sports Barn

August 25, 2021 06:21:19 PM
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Neighbors are questioning the Town’s decision to allow a homeowner to build a large barn for sports and entertainment in a residential neighborhood.

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