Government

Selectmen file to move Barron lawsuit to federal court

May 26, 2020 03:03:49 PM

Last week, selectmen filed to move a lawsuit filed against them and the Town from Worcester Superior Court.

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The week in government: Advisory on FY21 budget (Updated)

May 26, 2020 02:00:00 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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Reopening of fields and courts (but not playgrounds): What’s opening & when, plus rules and prohibitions (Updated)

May 23, 2020 11:44:07 AM
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Last night, Southborough Recreation announced the timeline and rules for reopening most of the Town’s outdoor facilities.

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Why flags will are at half staff: May 22 – 24 and May 25, 2020

May 22, 2020 02:23:39 PM
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This Memorial Day weekend, flags around the state will be lowered for more than just remembrance of veterans. First, they will honor victims of the pandemic.

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Resources for Residents – including Southborough Emergency Fund

May 22, 2020 07:30:48 AM
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The Town published a simple two page flyer about “Resources for Residents”.

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Library asking residents to answer survey about “curbside” or delivery service, digital services and more

May 20, 2020 02:21:00 PM
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The Southborough Library is asking residents to help them figure out their next steps for services during the pandemic.

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How Southborough Schools are cutting the proposed FY21 budget (Updated)

May 19, 2020 05:04:33 PM
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A look at the cuts being made to cap the Southborough K-8 Schools at a 2% budget increase.

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Rec Summer Camps cancelled; stay tuned for decision on fields and future programming

May 19, 2020 12:42:20 PM
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Last night, the Recreation Commission discussed summer camps, programs, and playing fields. I’m sharing the highlights.

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The week in government: Rec on summer camps; BOS on budget; Regional Committee on School Choice and budget (Update)

May 18, 2020 11:50:38 AM
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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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BOS to vote on reduced FY21 Budget Tuesday

May 15, 2020 05:04:36 PM
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Last night, selectmen went through the budget for FY21 with the Finance Team. Figures were looking much more favorable than the last time they spoke. Selectmen were shown a budget that would come out at a projected 0.83% tax increase.

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Apply to vote now in the Town Election: No Candidate’s Night coming (Updated – again)

May 15, 2020 12:13:12 PM
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Don’t wait to vote in Town election. Apply for your mail in ballot now.

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Why flags are at half staff: May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020 09:43:03 AM
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Flags in Southborough and across the nation are flying at half staff today, May 15th, in recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day. The annual observance honors law enforcement personnel who have been killed or disabled in the line of duty.

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Rec Survey: Would you send your kid to camp? (Updated)

May 14, 2020 12:06:44 PM
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Southborough Rec asked me to share a survey with parents. If they held camp, would your kids come?

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Mental Health Month: SYFS spreading messages of hope and resilience, self care and more

May 13, 2020 05:28:30 PM
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May is Mental Health Month. As usual, Southborough Youth and Family Services is using it to raise public awareness and reach out to those who need help.

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