Government

The week in government: School Committee on FY20 budget (Updated)

January 7, 2019 08:32:40 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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Town seeks to make Fire Chief position more desirable in a hot market

January 4, 2019 02:34:49 PM
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Yesterday, I shared a link to Southborough Wicked Local’s story that the Board of selectmen voted to increase the salary range for a new Fire Chief. But that was buried under another headline and deserves it’s own post. Especially, since that failed to capture some things I felt were worth detailing.

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Why flags are at half staff: January 4, 2019

January 4, 2019 07:45:00 AM
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Flags in Southborough and across the state are flying at half staff until sunset today, January 4, 2019, in honor of an MIA WWII soldier from Brookline whose remains were recently identified.

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Warning: We are experiencing technical difficulties! (Plus, here are some quick updates)

January 3, 2019 07:49:12 PM
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As anyone who has been on the site today can attest – the blog is a bit out of sorts today. I’ve been struggling with some technical issues.

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Years in Review: Looking back at the last 10+ years

January 1, 2019 08:42:10 PM
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Often at New Years, “the blog” shares a Year in review. But this year is a special milestone. This summer marked the MySouthborough.com’s 10 year anniversary – and my 5 year anniversary as the blogger behind it.

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The week in government: Fire Chief Screening & BOS and more

December 31, 2018 02:06:43 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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Town “Positivity”: Government departments share accomplishments and thanks

December 28, 2018 02:06:18 PM
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At the last Board of Selectmen meeting, Chair Lisa Braccio sought to end the year on an upbeat note. Trying to focus on positivity, she asked Town departments to share their accomplishments from the year. It looks like many were happy to comply.

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Southborough’s efforts to “Address Climate Change”

December 28, 2018 11:00:15 AM

The Town is touting its efforts to reduce energy waste in municipal buildings.

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Fire Chief job to be re-posted before candidates advance to assessment center (Updated)

December 27, 2018 04:52:34 PM
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The town will be re-advertising for a replacement Fire Chief.

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Winter parking ban is in effect through March 15th

December 21, 2018 09:00:46 AM
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The annual winter parking ban went into effect this week.

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What’s open and closed over the holidays

December 20, 2018 02:29:55 PM
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Here’s a list of when our municipal facilities will be closed over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.

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Town Meeting 2019: A rough update on the budget and articles

December 20, 2018 12:55:43 PM

This week, the Board of Selectmen closed the Warrant on the 2019 Annual Town Meeting and discussed the budget process.

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The week in government: Planning; BOS Closing ATM Warrant; and Combined Schools on Superintendent search survey results and process

December 17, 2018 03:50:01 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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Southborough Businesses – check your Shop SOBO listing

December 14, 2018 09:08:57 AM
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The Economic Development Committee is asking businesses in town to update their information and fill in gaps for the Shop SOBO directory.

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