News

Town Meeting Update: School budgets

April 9, 2021 04:34:26 PM
Thumbnail image for Town Meeting Update: School budgets

In preparation for Town Meeting discussions, NSBORO schools administration has posted Budget documents for the next fiscal year. I’m pulling together some highlights of what they are asking voters, and how it is being pitched.

0 comments Read the full article →

Covid Update: Southborough still red; 46% of residents at least partially vaccinated

April 9, 2021 01:02:47 PM
Thumbnail image for Covid Update: Southborough still red; 46% of residents at least partially vaccinated

Mass Public Health posted its weekly reports last night, and the Town updated its figures this morning. So, it’s time for an update.

0 comments Read the full article →

Town Meeting Update: Possible phased approach for Public Health budget using Special Fall Meeting

April 8, 2021 04:53:47 PM
Thumbnail image for Town Meeting Update: Possible phased approach for Public Health budget using Special Fall Meeting

The Board of Selectmen voted to support holding a Special Town Meeting this fall. But the motion was qualified as a “soft” commitment, reflecting the Board’s uncertainty of what’s ahead.

0 comments Read the full article →

Obituary: George B. ‘Peter’ Cunningham, 78

April 8, 2021 03:32:33 PM
Thumbnail image for Obituary: George B. ‘Peter’ Cunningham, 78

George B. ‘Peter’ Cunningham, 78, of Southborough passed away on Monday, April 5, 2021 at Metro West Medical Center in Framingham, after a very short illness.

0 comments Read the full article →

Ken’s Food seeking variance to expand to east – April 21 ZBA Hearing

April 8, 2021 12:17:34 PM
Thumbnail image for Ken’s Food seeking variance to expand to east – April 21 ZBA Hearing

Ken’s Foods is again going before the Zoning Board of Appeals. This time, the business is seeking to expand its distribution center on its east end.

15 comments Read the full article →

Free Webinars for future College Applicants

April 7, 2021 08:57:37 AM
Thumbnail image for Free Webinars for future College Applicants

Iridium Tutoring is adding to its free services. The group has announced free webinars for students planning to apply to college.

0 comments Read the full article →

Go the Distance nominations due by April 16

April 6, 2021 11:19:01 AM
Thumbnail image for Go the Distance nominations due by April 16

It’s time to nominate those who have gone the distance for your children.

0 comments Read the full article →

Watch your water use; Rates for Southborough going up again (Updated)

April 6, 2021 09:36:23 AM
Thumbnail image for Watch your water use; Rates for Southborough going up again (Updated)

Selectmen approved updated water rates for Southborough users last month.

11 comments Read the full article →

Nursing Home Advocates Needed

April 6, 2021 07:30:33 AM
Thumbnail image for Nursing Home Advocates Needed

The Southborough Senior Center asked me to share an announcement. Baypath Elder Services is seeking volunteers to be trained as Nursing Home Advocates. (Also know as “Ombudsman”.)

0 comments Read the full article →

Reminder: Art on the Trails proposals due April 15th

April 5, 2021 04:20:27 PM
Thumbnail image for Reminder: Art on the Trails proposals due April 15th

This summer, Southborough Open Land Foundation will again host Art on the Trails at Beals Preserve. The Call for Art window is closing soon.

0 comments Read the full article →

The week in government: BOS on Budgets and Warrant Articles

April 5, 2021 03:00:00 PM
Thumbnail image for The week in government: BOS on Budgets and Warrant Articles

Here is a selection of the committee and board meetings for the week along with my selected highlights from the agendas.

0 comments Read the full article →

Obituary: Linda C. Hubley, 68

April 5, 2021 12:21:49 PM
Thumbnail image for Obituary: Linda C. Hubley, 68

Linda C. (Roake) Hubley, 68, of Southborough, passed away on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at home, after a brave ten month struggle with brain cancer.

0 comments Read the full article →

NSBORO Covid Update

April 5, 2021 11:34:46 AM
Thumbnail image for NSBORO Covid Update

Update on NSBORO Covid-19 figures and news.

5 comments Read the full article →

Annual Town Meeting Update: Selectmen inviting Article and increased budget proponents to present their cases – Tuesday (Updated)

April 2, 2021 09:48:18 AM
Thumbnail image for Annual Town Meeting Update: Selectmen inviting Article and increased budget proponents to present their cases – Tuesday (Updated)

This year’s Annual Town Meeting Warrant is expected to include about 40 Articles. While some are likely to be bundled under “consent agendas”, there’s a whole lot that could require presentations and prompt some “back and forth”.

0 comments Read the full article →