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BOS meeting recap: 9-11 Field roadblocks, public records policy, taxes and more (Updated)

November 4, 2014 01:42:08 PM

There were no major controversies at Monday night’s Board of Selectmen meeting. But there were a lot of interesting tidbits including roadblocks to re-turfing a town field and discussion of a public records request policy.

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Barn Hollow discord: BOS allows homeowners “revocable” right to mow some open space

September 24, 2014 02:45:00 PM
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Last night, the Board of Selectmen again addressed controversial Open Space issues at Barn Hollow.

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(Updated) BOS to address questions about Barn Hollow open space and “behind closed doors” communications

September 3, 2014 12:04:34 PM
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Several residents addressed the Board of Selectmen about a purported plan to grant “non-revokable licenses” allowing Barn Hollow residents to utilize their Open Space encroachments.

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Town Meeting: Barn Hollow Open Space accepted; more controversial items up for vote tonight

April 17, 2014 11:27:34 AM
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Town Meeting had an estimated over 400 in attendance last night. (No official count yet.) Voters easily approved most articles addressed, including a controversial open space acceptance.

13 Articles still need to be addressed at the continued meeting, beginning 7:30 pm tonight at the Trottier Middle School auditorium.

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Vote for what you care about or someone else will

April 3, 2014 04:30:10 PM

Recent conversations have made me realize that some residents don’t understand the power a single voter has at town meeting. Last year, each person who showed up represented 38 registered voters. That 2.6% decide whether to approve a budget or reduce it. So if there’s a budget you care about be there to support it.

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BOS: Gulbankians resolution lies with voters; Barn Hollow proceeding unresolved; Town meeting postponed – April 16th & 17th

March 12, 2014 11:51:49 AM

Residents at Annual Town Meeting will be given the chance to “effect a resolution” on an issue that has been plaguing the Town for years. But it’s not the compromise that most of us expected to vote on this April.

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Roundup of MWDN town government news: Open Space concerns on Deerfoot, continued debate on Barn Hollow, and “installation” of the new chief

February 26, 2014 11:30:00 AM
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I just can’t get to everything. So, it’s a good thing that The Metrowest Daily News has a reporter that covers some of the town meetings I miss.

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Public hearings on Medical Marijuana and Barn Hollow Open Space compromises (Updated)

February 11, 2014 12:05:24 PM
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Last night, the Planning Board discussed its plans for upcoming public hearings on warrant articles slated for the Annual Town Meeting. Two of the articles are new compromises reached on issues tabled at the Special Town Meeting in October: Medical Marijuana dispensary zoning and Barn Hollow Open Space land parcel acceptance.

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Planning Board to discuss reassesment of Main Street project articles and continuing controversies – February 10

February 4, 2014 12:00:52 PM
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The Planning Board will meet on Monday night to discuss 9 warrant articles for the Annual Town Meeting. Two are old ones mired in controversy. Four of the articles are related to a recent citizen effort to reassess the Main Street project and burying/moving utility wires.

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Barn Hollow open space issues still need working through

January 8, 2014 11:32:06 AM
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Monday night, the Planning Board discussed the developer’s new proposal. The only real consensus in the room was that it needed more work.

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MWDN: Barn Hollow compromise hits roadblock

January 2, 2014 11:30:58 AM
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The Metrowest Daily News reports that the compromise for the disputed open space isn’t proceeding as proposed last fall.

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MWDN: Southborough looking at three working groups to solve town problems

October 28, 2013 07:30:00 AM

The Metrowest Daily News reported today on discussions at last week’s Planning Board meeting. There, the board discussed the forming of working groups to workout some of the towns recent thorny issues.

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Wrap up of Monday night’s Special Town meeting: Postponed votes on Marijuana and Barn Hollow

October 8, 2013 12:25:21 PM
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n case you didn’t make it to last night’s Special Town Meeting (and judging by the turnout, you probably didn’t), here’s my recap.

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Get ready for Monday night’s Special Town meeting

October 4, 2013 02:26:28 PM
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In preparation for Monday night’s Special Town meeting, I’ve summarized the articles up for vote and public positions on them.

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