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The week in government: BOS to consider policy on Special Municipal Employee status for committees; Park Central at Conservation

September 30, 2019 11:10:00 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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Public Safety Building Update: Success, savings, and driveway confusion

September 24, 2019 04:45:35 PM
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Work on the Public Safety Building is mostly, successfully completed. But solving what to do about driveways that shouldn’t be used the way most drivers would expect is still on the to-do list.

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The week in government: Board of Health on EEE status and limiting vape sellers

September 23, 2019 12:18:03 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 awarded another $250K for Green Communities work

September 20, 2019 09:09:09 AM
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The newest round of Green Communities awards lists Southborough as entitled to $250K for more energy conservation work.

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Commenters update us on aerial spraying: It happened Sunday night

September 17, 2019 08:47:28 AM

Several readers commented on my post last night saying that aerial spraying was still pending. They updated me (and therefore many of you) that the spraying had already occurred.

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Update on aerial Mosquito Spraying: Southborough status still pending

September 16, 2019 04:54:16 PM

I checked in with the state to find out if we did get sprayed. The answer was no.

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The week in government: BOS to hear on Downtown Initiative and DPW Recommendations for Pine Hill Rd, plus open Town Meeting Warrant

September 16, 2019 12:02:00 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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Main Street Update: Some paving starting this fall; explaining bigger stone walls

September 10, 2019 09:05:56 AM
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The Town posted an update on the schedule for the Main Street Reconstruction project. It reminds me to share a related item that I hadn’t gotten around to yet.

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Marlborough workers and residents getting shuttle service to and from Southborough train station

September 10, 2019 07:30:00 AM
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Southborough commuters may see few new faces on the train next week.

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The week in government: Planning hearing on St. Mark’s dorm; Appointing new Assabet Rep; and K-8 School Committee on next year’s budget priorities

September 9, 2019 12:20:45 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 to conduct new traffic count on Pine Hill Rd; BOS to vote on painted lines and other safety/traffic control options

September 5, 2019 05:35:36 PM
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This week, the Board of Selectmen heard a resident’s request to implement traffic control measures on Pine Hill Road. While the agenda listed a request to exclude heavy vehicles, that was just one of the options they were asked to consider.

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Golf Course Update: Large trucks on Latisquama Rd Thursday and Friday morning

September 4, 2019 07:15:08 PM

It appears that work to renovate the 1st and 9th tees is underway with sod to be delivered this week. Unfortunately for Latisquama Road residents and school bus drivers, it means that there will be large trucks on the road tomorrow morning and Friday.

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Youth and Family Services promoting initiatives and programs

September 4, 2019 12:17:26 PM
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Southborough Youth and Family Services asked me to help them reach out to the community. They launched a newsletter to help educate the public on their services and intiatives.

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The week in government: BOS on traffic control/heavy truck exclusion request on Pine Hill Rd, raising police detail rate, and appointing police staff

September 3, 2019 12:13:45 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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