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Town Meeting: Voters rejected petitioner Articles on government reforms and guidelines

March 29, 2019 05:31:56 PM

Last weekend, Karen Hanlon presented four Citizen Petition Articles to Town Meeting voters.

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Town Meeting: Voters rejected petitioner Articles on Recreation Partnerships and tracking elected officials’ attendance

March 28, 2019 03:38:16 PM
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Covering two of five Articles nixed by voters over the weekend.

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Town Meeting: Voter compromises

March 26, 2019 01:45:13 PM
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Here’s my recap of debates over the Citizen Petition Articles at this year’s Town Meeting.

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Town Meeting Recap: Afternoon voters debated Library preservation, Kallander Field and more

March 25, 2019 09:18:03 PM
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This morning, I’ll focus on recapping the debates from the opening session of Saturday’s Town Meeting.

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Town Meeting: Final votes; stay tuned for details

March 25, 2019 09:31:22 AM

Here is the quick recap of the final votes on the Articles discussed Saturday night. Stay tuned for a more detailed recap of Annual Town Meeting.

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Town Meeting: Articles 1-23 pass; Meeting resumes at 7pm for 12 remaining Articles

March 23, 2019 06:23:54 PM

An update following the first session of the 2019 Annual Town Meeting.

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Town Meeting: Consent Agenda and Live Tweeting

March 23, 2019 01:07:17 PM

If you were thinking that an Article you care about is too far down the Warrant to bother coming for the afternoon session, you might want to think again.

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Town Meeting 2019: Updated overview of Warrant, context, and links (plus the Annual Report)

March 22, 2019 02:04:04 PM
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To prepare for Town Meeting some voters will want to dive into the official Budget Book and Annual Report. Others will just want the basic overview. I’m sharing info and links for both kinds of voters.

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Town Meeting Update: Potential controversies over Library, Open Space, Kallander Field, & PILOTs

March 21, 2019 03:29:21 PM
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The big annual meeting is almost here. Today, I’m highlighting four items up for vote likely to prompt queues at the microphones. There’s info on each worth updating since my past coverage.

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Seeking babysitters for Town Meeting – Saturday

March 20, 2019 11:08:18 AM
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Southborough Recreation is seeking babysitters for the Town Meeting this weekend.

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Town Meeting: Article 31 to track elected officials’ attendance records

March 19, 2019 09:30:00 AM
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Article 31 would require all elected boards to maintain meeting attendance records.

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Town Meeting: “Tree City” Article 28 codifies current policies; no additional costs

March 18, 2019 04:35:01 PM
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The Planning Board hopes that embracing a Tree City program will encourage non-profits and businesses to help Southborough with green up efforts.

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Sign up for free Babysitting during Town Meeting on Saturday, March 23

March 15, 2019 03:00:20 PM
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As promised, Recreation is offering to watch children for free while parents vote.

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Town Meeting: Article to replace invasive plants – attempts to ward off a devastating insect invasion, preserve historic stone walls, support pollinators, and beautify Open Space

March 14, 2019 01:50:46 PM
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The Open Space Preservation Commission is seeking funds to replace invasive plants with native species on town-owned conservation land.

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