Government

Town looks to preserve Burnett House for $750,000 – Agreement in principal reached

November 21, 2014 09:21:19 AM
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Earlier this week, selectmen told residents they were close to a deal with the owner of 84 Main Street. They believed a deal was imminent. They were right.

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Town seeks volunteers for public safety building committee

November 20, 2014 04:20:50 PM
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his week, selectmen voted to form a “Public Safety Study Committee”. The overall goal is to help the Town move forward on a Public Safety Building project.

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Park Central Use Variance Permit postponed to December 3

November 20, 2014 11:30:52 AM

The Zoning Board of Appeals was slated to hold a public hearing on a controversial Use Variance Permit last night.

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BOS drives Main Street forward

November 19, 2014 03:18:33 PM
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Last night, the Board of Selectmen voted unanimously to approve the 25% reconstruction plans for a portion of Main Street, Route 85, and Common Street.

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BOS still working to save Burnett House, but not for $1.3 million

November 19, 2014 12:36:13 PM
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Last night, selectmen assured both residents hoping to preserve the Burnett House and those concerned about the expense. The Town is on the cusp of reaching a preservation deal for residents to vote on.

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The week in government: BOS to vote on Main St reconstruction; possible ZBA vote on Park Central townhouses; and update on Burnett House (Updated)

November 17, 2014 04:22:26 PM
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A list of board and committee meetings for the week.

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Burnett House owner gives interview and estate tour; looking for public to make feelings known on November 18

November 12, 2014 02:00:32 PM
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In further effort to clarify where things stand with the historic Burnett House, Jon Delli Priscoli granted an interview to Southborough Access Media.

The owner talked about his history with the property and recounted his efforts over the last four months to work with the Town.

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What should Southborough look like in 25 years? EDC shares 2040 Summitt video; seeks feedback

November 12, 2014 12:13:54 PM
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Last week, the Town hosted a Business & Nonprofit Summit. The focus was sharing relevant information and seeking input to plan for the next 25 years.

Now the Economic Development Committee is sharing the video and seeking feedback.

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Burnett House owners: Time for Town to act; proposal for use of Community Preservation funds to purchase development rights (Updated)

November 11, 2014 08:56:28 PM
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The owner of the historic Garfield/Burnett Estate at 84 Main Street is seeking to clear up confusion about the status of his talks with the Town. Jon Delli Priscoli states he is still seeking to preserve and restore the home. Now he is pressuring the Town to come to consensus on a deal.

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In honor of Veterans Day

November 11, 2014 07:30:35 AM
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For information on today’s Town ceremonies, see yesterday morning’s post.

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The week in government (11/10-11/16/14): School Committee and Open Space Preservation Commission

November 10, 2014 03:54:56 PM
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A list of board and committee meetings for the week.

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Application filed for demolition of the Garfield/Burnett House (Updated)

November 10, 2014 01:08:59 PM
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For months, residents hoping to preserve a town landmark have been waiting for news. The “no news is good news” period has ended.

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Why flags will be at half staff: November 8, 2014

November 7, 2014 04:45:30 PM
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Flags in Southborough and across the state will be flying at half staff in honor of Petty Officer 1st Class Richard Charles Tucker II.

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Roundup of Town news: Updated Main Street presentation, Town tax collectors may take titles, planned info hub and promoting mentors

November 6, 2014 11:54:41 AM
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I’ve queued up a few stories on Town government news.

With a new video out that should garner interest, it’s time to share them.

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