algonquin-debt

telegram: Southborough to pay Northborough $1.7 million for ARHS construction dispute (Updated)

February 9, 2015 11:29:22 AM
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Some of you may not know about a legal battle between Southborough and Northborough over the high school construction costs. “Others may wonder, whatever happened with that?”

Telegram.com reports that the long running dispute has finally been resolved.

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MWDN: Judge rules for Northborough in lengthy Algonquin debt dispute

April 30, 2013 11:40:43 AM
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The battle over how to split state reimbursement money issued after Algonquin was renovated and expanded has continued long after the construction debris was cleared away

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Selectman wants assurances on Assabet building repair project

April 5, 2012 11:33:14 AM
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Southborough is no stranger to school renovation projects, and at Town Meeting next week, voters will be asked to allocate funds for yet another one, this time for Assabet. But our history with renovation projects has one selectman urging caution.

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MWDN: Northborough wants judge to act on school lawsuit

April 27, 2011 09:31:03 AM
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By now most of you probably know that Northborough is suing Southborough – along with the regional school district – over how to assess costs associated with the Algonquin renovation. The Metrowest Daily News reports today that Northborough will soon ask to judge to make a summary judgement in the case.

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Two things that could impact Southborough’s budget (and not for the better)

March 1, 2011 09:15:18 AM

I was out of town last week, so I didn’t attend the Board of Selectmen meeting, but the Metrowest Daily News reports selectmen discussed two items that could have a big impact on the town’s budget. Here’s a recap in case you missed the stories in the MWDN.

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Northborough files court papers in dispute with Southborough

November 23, 2010 09:34:48 AM
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We knew it was coming, and earlier this month the town of Northborough followed through by filing papers with the Worcester Superior Court asking for a declaratory judgment against Southborough in the ongoing dispute between the towns over how to split debt incurred when Algonquin was remodeled a few years ago.

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Southborough sets aside cash for legal battle with Northborough

June 28, 2010 12:08:15 PM

At their town meeting this spring, Northborough voters allocated $100K for a battle with Southborough over the ongoing Algonquin reimbursement dispute. Last week, Southborough decided to set aside some cash of its own.

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Northborough voters allocate money for court action against Southborough

April 28, 2010 11:45:36 AM

It probably doesn’t come as a big surprise that Northborough Town Meeting voted overwhelmingly on Monday night to set aside $100K to take Southborough to court over the Algonquin reimbursement dispute.

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Northborough votes tonight on whether to take Southborough to court

April 26, 2010 02:10:28 PM

Northborough holds its annual town meeting tonight, and one of the things they’ll decide is whether to spend $100K to seek a declaratory judgment against Southborough over the ongoing Algonquin reimbursement battle.

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Regional school committee declines to get in middle of debt issue

April 2, 2010 11:29:33 AM

At a special meeting this week, the regional school committee decided to stay out of the tiff between Northborough and Southborough over how to split debt remaining on the Algonquin renovation. The Northborough Board of Selectmen had asked them to file a request for a declaratory judgment on the issue, but the school committee voted unanimously not to do that.

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Regional school committee talks Algonquin debt assessment, but no decisions made

March 22, 2010 12:13:05 PM

At the Regional School Committee meting last week, committee members discussed how to resolve the disagreement between Northborough and Southborough over the Algonquin debt assessment. The Metrowest Daily News reports the only decision they were able to make was that they aren’t prepared to make a decision.

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Regional school committee votes to put assessment compromise before voters again

November 23, 2009 11:42:46 AM

For two years now the towns of Northborough and Southborough have been at odds about how to assess debt payments for the Algonquin building project. A compromise plan put forward by the Regional School Committee was overwhelmingly rejected by Southborough voters at town meeting last April. At their meeting last week, the school committee decided […]

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School committee hears from selectmen on Algonquin debt assessment

September 17, 2009 10:47:21 AM

Last night was the first meeting of the year for the Northborough-Southborough Regional School Committee, and high on the agenda was the Algonquin reimbursement issue. For those of you who need a refresher, this is the long-standing debate about how to equitably split Algonquin mortgage payments for the next 17 years. Southborough voters rejected a […]

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Wait and see approach considered for Algonquin debt assessment

May 22, 2009 11:28:47 AM

Southborough town meeting voters last month rejected a compromise proposed by the regional school committee to resolve the Algonquin debt assessment issue. That means the issue remains unresolved. The regional school committee on Wednesday night considered how to move forward. The Metrowest Daily News reports many favored a wait and see approach. Several members said […]

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