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Trails easier to enjoy: Eagle Scout enhancements on SRT include historic details; new parking map; and improved website

August 22, 2018 02:30:41 PM
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The Southborough Trails Committee (STC) asked me to share some thank yous and some news. Most of it relates to the Sudbury Reservoir Trail. But it’s also worth noting that it’s now easier to find information of all of the Town’s trails.

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What’s been going on at the Burnett House/Garfield House (Or is it “Deerfoot”?) (Updated)

September 13, 2017 11:50:52 AM
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It’s almost a year since I updated readers on work at 84 Main Street. So, it’s time to check back in.

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Historical Commission reassuring public about coming tree removals at Burnett House

September 28, 2016 09:40:06 AM
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The Historical Commission is warning residents to expect a “substantial amount of tree removal” at 84 Main Street in coming weeks. But the message is intended to reassure that what is being done is necessary, and will work out in the long run. (And that the “stars” of the property will remain standing, with just minor pruning.)

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Burnett House news: Progress update and civic action recognition

May 18, 2016 11:48:22 AM
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Last night, the Board of Selectmen and public were updated on the preservation of the Burnett House. It was also an opportunity to thank some of those involved.

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Town Meeting night one: Recap (Updated)

April 12, 2016 12:22:28 PM
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Approximately 512 voters showed up to make decisions on Town budgets and bylaws last night. Judging by an exodus after Article 14, many were there to support the preservation of 84 Main Street.

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Town Meeting night one: Burnett House preserved; early adjournment

April 11, 2016 11:25:42 PM
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Town Meeting voters overwhelmingly supported articles to preserve the historic Burnett-Garfield Estate. Articles 20-39 are up for vote Tuesday night.

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Videos: Burnett House, Main Street Easements, and Green Communities

April 9, 2016 02:30:31 PM

Here is the latest round of videos from local media and the schools.

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New Burnett House agreement reached (for $75,000 less)

April 8, 2016 12:40:55 PM
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Town Meeting voters can expect an amendment to lower the Article 14 request by $75,000.

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Burnett House: History talks and upcoming vote (Updated – again)

March 31, 2016 03:00:04 PM
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An update on the status of Burnett House preservation Warrant Articles and related history talks.

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Burnett House news: Boarding windows, Friends’ event, and timeline worries (Updated)

March 3, 2016 07:30:00 AM
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Some quick updates on the 84 Main Street preservation efforts.

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Hearings on Solar & Over 55 housing bylaws; Discussion on Flagg Road safety; and 9/11 Field and Burnett House updates you may have missed

February 10, 2016 11:20:28 AM
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I just discovered that two recent stories didn’t show up under “News” stories headings. That means some of you who follow News or Government News on the blog likely missed them. And there’s an update on tomorrow night’s Planning Board meeting.

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BOS approves Burnett House preservation steps

February 3, 2016 04:16:21 PM
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Last night, the Board of Selectmen announced that they had approved a Preservation Restriction on 84 Main Street.

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Burnett Estate preservation BOS vote scheduled for Tuesday; no Flagg Road discussion posted (Updated)

January 29, 2016 01:50:40 PM
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Above: A vote that may impact the Burnett estate’s fate is scheduled for the next Board of Selectmen meeting. Meanwhile, an item publicly announced for discussion (Flagg Road) isn’t posted.

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Historical Society Museum hours this Sunday: Learn more about the Burnett’s legacy in Southborough

January 15, 2016 11:08:43 AM
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The Southborough Historical Society Museum is opening its doors this Sunday from 1:00-3:00 PM.

Volunteers are inviting the public to learn more about the Burnett family legacy and its integral part of Southborough history and landscape.

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