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Fire Chief: About 40 residents evacuated after landscaper’s excavator punctured gas line

June 24, 2020 08:34:25 AM
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According to news reports, nine homes on Constitution Drive were temporarily evacuated after a gas line was punctured yesterday afternoon.

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Southborough Police officer stabbed: Suspect in custody, sgt released from hospital

June 23, 2020 05:02:06 PM

A member of the Southborough Police Department was allegedly stabbed in the back by a Southborough resident last night. Thankfully, he was released from the hospital this morning.

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Update on PILOT payments & medical marijuana contingency fees (Updated)

June 23, 2020 04:18:50 PM

Last week, two items prompted questions for me about the status of non-tax revenues the Town is/isn’t receiving.

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Southborough’s Annual Report for 2019

June 23, 2020 01:33:26 PM
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I just realized that I never shared the Annual Report published by the Town for 2019.

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How AVRTHS & St Mark’s honored classes of 2020

June 23, 2020 09:23:04 AM

Following up on the graduations and celebrations for Assabet & St Mark’s.

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Southborough job listings: Tech Specialist and Police Officer (Apply by July 3rd)

June 22, 2020 02:38:42 PM
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I received another posting of jobs available in Southborough.

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The week in government: Planning on ANRs, Selectmen on Transfer Station fees & regs; Combined Schools on Justice & Equality and Start Time Recommendation; Health on Covid-19 needs;

June 22, 2020 11:59:34 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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EDC seeking to reduce quorum and add representation from other board(s)

June 22, 2020 10:27:51 AM

The Economic Development Committee is seeking to make some changes to its composition.

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Selectmen to consider applying for state grant for downtown area sidewalks

June 19, 2020 05:53:35 PM

Public Works Superintendent wants to take advantage of a state grant to fund making the downtown Main Street area more walkable.

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Why Southborough is disposing of the skate park

June 19, 2020 03:27:40 PM
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I followed up on why Recreation was having skate park equipment hauled away.

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Southborough Restaurants update: Outdoor dining, requests to alter licenses, and what’s open/closed

June 19, 2020 01:26:03 PM
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A week ago, I created a list of which Southborough restaurants were still offering takeout and delivery food service. Some that were no longer are. So, it’s time for an update.

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Sisters call out Southborough for “White silence” that perpetuates racism

June 18, 2020 04:54:56 PM

Last week, police officers in Atlanta made headlines for the killing of Rayshard Brooksat a Wendy’s. This week the story is making local headlines as papers tie an officer involved to Southborough. And two women raised here have pointed to the link in their public indictment of “White silence” in our community and school system.

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Summer Reading invites kids to “Imagine Your Own Story”

June 18, 2020 11:06:27 AM
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The Library is inviting kids to engage in the Summer Reading program.

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Suicide Prevention Training: Quick, free, and on your schedule

June 18, 2020 07:30:07 AM
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Southborough Youth & Family Services is still offering free suicide prevention training for 17 more residents.

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