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Southborough job listings: Schools seeking to hire parents as part-time Lunch Program staff

December 3, 2021 03:48:47 PM
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I received another posting of jobs available in Southborough.

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ARPA Committee volunteers still sought (for virtual service)

December 3, 2021 01:38:31 PM
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As of this morning, officials were promoting that they still need volunteers for the committee to examine how to spend $3M in federal funds.

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Town to work with interested parties to flesh out “Pocket Park” details; St Marks St project continues (Updated)

December 1, 2021 12:08:24 PM
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Two weeks ago, the Select Board fielded questions and criticisms on their plan to reroute St Marks Street and build a “Pocket Park” next to the Southborough Library.

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Weekly Covid Update

November 29, 2021 05:47:59 PM

An update on Covid cases in town and schools, and related news.

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The week in government: School policy subcommittee, Housing Authority, and Trails Committee

November 29, 2021 01:30:00 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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Holiday Weekend at A Glance: Gobble Wobble, Green Friday Hike, Firefighter Tree Sales, and Town holiday hours

November 24, 2021 03:20:09 PM
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I’m signing off early today for the holidays. I’ll be posting my annual Shop Local reminder on Friday. But in the meantime, here’s a reminder of what’s happening and what’s closed over the next few days.

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CA Roundup: Potential Chestnut Hill Road closure; NSBORO on Masking, Mascots, Food shortages, Exploring Languages, and Bus Tracking

November 24, 2021 01:39:40 PM

Rounding up some recent town and school news covered by the Community Advocate. (Plus adding some context.)

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Weekly Covid Update

November 23, 2021 07:34:16 PM

An update on Covid cases in town and schools, and related news.

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Volunteer to help decide how to spend $3M in Town ARPA funds

November 23, 2021 09:02:35 AM

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the Town’s decision to create an ARPA Committee. The Select Board is charging a seven member committee with making recommendations on how to spend American Rescue Plan Act funds. The Town is eligible for reimbursements up to $3,051,241. Some restrictions apply to how ARPA funds can be used. […]

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The week in government

November 22, 2021 01:30:33 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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Events of the Week: Gobble Wobble, Green Friday Hike, Firefighter Tree Sales, and shortened Town hours

November 22, 2021 12:06:10 PM
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Here are some highlights of events in and around Southborough this week.

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Redistricting impacts to Southborough: Changes in representation coming (including a wide open race)

November 18, 2021 07:30:02 AM
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A look at how currently proposed redistricting maps will impact our town.

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Southborough Single Tax Rate set for FY22

November 17, 2021 04:23:35 PM
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Last night, the Select Board unanimously supported the recommendation of the Board of Assessors to set a single property tax rate for FY22.

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Weekly Covid Update: 19 Active Cases; 27% of 5-11 yr olds reported as partially vaccinated

November 16, 2021 06:02:10 PM

An update on Covid cases in town and schools, and related news.

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