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PILOT payments: Town Meeting Article and Officials discuss strategies

February 20, 2019 07:20:47 AM

Earlier today, I shared news about a potential project to bring a soccer stadium to Town. It dovetails with another story I was working on for this week.

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SWL: Officials talking to non-profit about potential soccer stadium at EMC site (Updated)

February 19, 2019 11:15:50 AM

Local media wrote about a sports facility that some officials are talking to New England Sports for Women about a potential project on the EMC site.

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Town Meeting Update: Articles will include promoting viewpoints at Town Meeting, Electing Advisory officers, Town Counsel’s responsibilities, and Conduct for Town employees and agents

February 6, 2019 04:17:43 PM
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Today, I’m going to focus on one resident’s Citizen Petition Articles for Annual Town Meeting. The petitions revolve around 4 topics split into 10 Articles for specific bylaw changes.

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Town Budget Update: Tax increase estimated at 4.95% or lower; SYFS should get needed staffing

February 1, 2019 11:27:36 AM
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This week, the Board of Selectmen learned that the FY20 budget situation is a bit better than they had been told.

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Town Meeting and budget update: Article sponsors urged to educate voters (Updated)

January 18, 2019 12:47:00 PM
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This week, the Board of Selectmen continued to prepare for Annual Town Meeting. They are far from done, but here’s an update on what they discussed.

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Planning working on bylaw to make Southborough a “Tree City”

January 17, 2019 01:00:57 PM
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Southborough Wicked Local covered Planning’s efforts towards getting the Town designated “a Tree City USA”.

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BOS continues to struggle with FY20 Budget

January 14, 2019 09:11:09 PM

Last Thursday, the Board of Selectmen dedicated four hours to hashing through the budget. The board approved most choices made by the Town’s Admin/Finance team. But they made a few changes and tabled four decisions to this Tuesday.

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EDC also to present budget at tonight’s BOS Meeting (Updated – again)

January 10, 2019 11:08:37 AM

Just a quick update on yesterday’s story about tonight’s Board of Selectmen meeting. This morning, the Town posted an updated agenda adding a presentation by the Economic Development Committee.

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BOS dedicating Thursday night to budget: 6.37% tax increase recommended to board; several groups asking for increased funding (Updated-again)

January 9, 2019 11:09:51 AM
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The Board of Selectmen carved out this Thursday night to focus on fiscal issues.

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Town Meeting 2019: A rough update on the budget and articles

December 20, 2018 12:55:43 PM

This week, the Board of Selectmen closed the Warrant on the 2019 Annual Town Meeting and discussed the budget process.

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Town Meeting Citizen Petition would ask selectmen to create a Recreation Resources Committee

June 28, 2018 09:30:00 AM
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Residents Jack and Louise Barron are spearheading a new Citizen’s Petition for the next ATM. Following up on recent requests by the Recreation Commission, the couple is asking the Town to research resources for recreational use.

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