Events this week: Seed Cleaning, Senior matinee and bowling, Dining for NSMA, and Trottier’s Madagascar Jr.

January 21, 2020 12:03:40 PM
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Here are some highlights of events in and around Southborough this week.

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Obituary: Eleanor ‘Ellie’ (Jenkins) O’Rourke, 84

January 21, 2020 10:09:33 AM
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Eleanor ‘Ellie’ (Jenkins) O’Rourke, 84, of Westborough, and a former longtime Southborough resident, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 15, 2020.

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Obituary: Donald R. Banks Jr., age 75

January 21, 2020 09:56:51 AM
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Donald R. Banks Jr., age 75, passed away on Friday, January 17th, 2020 after a brief illness.

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The week in government: Selectmen on Budget and Accessibility Compliance Committee Article; Conservation on 84 Main St violation

January 21, 2020 09:12:54 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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Seniors invited to snowshoeing, hiking, candlepin bowling, and free mini golf

January 17, 2020 10:00:52 AM
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This winter, active seniors can brave the New England outdoors and/or join Trailblazers for a sheltered activity.

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Weigh in on Town’s housing needs and strategies to meet 40B thresholds – Quick survey

January 16, 2020 02:49:21 PM
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The Town is again reaching out for feedback from people who live and/or work in town. This time, it’s to inform what strategies the Town should take on affordable housing.

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On the market this week in Southborough

January 16, 2020 12:44:19 PM
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What went on and off the market this week.

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“Niche” gives Algonquin and Southborough high grades: ARHS & Trottier in top 3% of US public schools

January 16, 2020 11:38:29 AM
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2020 school rankings have been posted on Niche.com. Algonquin and the Southborough district schools got high marks and some great rankings in the state and especially for the nation.

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Apply to be a Substitute Teacher in NSboro schools

January 15, 2020 04:28:15 PM
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This afternoon, an email alerted that our schools are in need of more substitute teachers. The email was to Trottier Middle School parents but references a district wide shortage.

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Youth and Family Services promoting services to those in need and their need for volunteers

January 15, 2020 02:43:50 PM
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Southborough Youth and Family Services asked me to help them reach out to the community again. The agency published the 2nd issue of its newsletter to help educate the public on its services and initiatives.

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Apply for Taxation Aid for low income seniors and residents with disabilities

January 15, 2020 10:50:49 AM
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This winter, low income seniors and residents with disabilities are encouraged to ask the Town to give them a break on taxes.

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Obituary: Salvatore Capizzi, age 93

January 15, 2020 09:25:24 AM
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Salvatore Capizzi, age 93, of Southborough and Hyannis, died peacefully at home on Sunday, January 12, 2020.

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Downtown Initiative: Zoning efforts update and “Roadshow” at Library

January 14, 2020 04:11:12 PM
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The Economic Development Committee plans to bring zoning changes to Town Meeting in March. Leading up to it, they’re trying to drum up public support.

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Native Plant Seed Cleaning and Storage Workshop – Jan 21

January 14, 2020 02:18:44 PM
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The hands on workshop is sponsored by the Open Space Preservation Commission.

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