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A mishmosh of town news: No Special Town Meeting, teacher suing district, Town Clerk interview

December 23, 2014 11:30:36 AM

Normally, I try to organize news roundups by topic. But today, it’s just a hodgepodge of stories that popped up I want to share before I sign off to enjoy Christmas.

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News roundup: Truck crash details, Harvard Primate shutdown begins, Burnett House Update, and AMSA’s search for new director

December 12, 2014 01:54:09 PM

Rounding up some interesting news stories from Southborough Wicked Local this week.

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Town looks to preserve Burnett House for $750,000 – Agreement in principal reached

November 21, 2014 09:21:19 AM
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Earlier this week, selectmen told residents they were close to a deal with the owner of 84 Main Street. They believed a deal was imminent. They were right.

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BOS still working to save Burnett House, but not for $1.3 million

November 19, 2014 12:36:13 PM
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Last night, selectmen assured both residents hoping to preserve the Burnett House and those concerned about the expense. The Town is on the cusp of reaching a preservation deal for residents to vote on.

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The week in government: BOS to vote on Main St reconstruction; possible ZBA vote on Park Central townhouses; and update on Burnett House (Updated)

November 17, 2014 04:22:26 PM
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A list of board and committee meetings for the week.

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Burnett House owner gives interview and estate tour; looking for public to make feelings known on November 18

November 12, 2014 02:00:32 PM
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In further effort to clarify where things stand with the historic Burnett House, Jon Delli Priscoli granted an interview to Southborough Access Media.

The owner talked about his history with the property and recounted his efforts over the last four months to work with the Town.

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Burnett House owners: Time for Town to act; proposal for use of Community Preservation funds to purchase development rights (Updated)

November 11, 2014 08:56:28 PM
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The owner of the historic Garfield/Burnett Estate at 84 Main Street is seeking to clear up confusion about the status of his talks with the Town. Jon Delli Priscoli states he is still seeking to preserve and restore the home. Now he is pressuring the Town to come to consensus on a deal.

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Application filed for demolition of the Garfield/Burnett House (Updated)

November 10, 2014 01:08:59 PM
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For months, residents hoping to preserve a town landmark have been waiting for news. The “no news is good news” period has ended.

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Garfield House ANR approved; owner still working with town to preserve home (updated)

August 5, 2014 09:15:26 AM
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The Planning Board approved the ANR of the property at 84 Main Street yesterday. The plan allows splitting the Garfield (a.k.a. Burnett) Estate into 4 lots.

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SWL: Planning Board to approve application for plan to breakup Garfield/Burnett estate (updated)

July 30, 2014 11:30:00 AM
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According to Southborough Wicked Local, the Planning Board indicated they will have to approve the ANR to split the lot into four properties.

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Garfield House ANR to be resubmitted by owners; look for Planning Board meeting next Monday (updated)

July 29, 2014 02:00:53 PM
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The initial ANR to tear down the historic stone house is in the process of being resubmitted.

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Garfield/Burnett House: More background, potential competition for funds, and a celebration

July 28, 2014 11:30:25 AM
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Taking a look at some news on the issue from other sources last week.

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Selectmen to meet with Garfield/Burnett House owners about preservation as owners still pursue possible tear down

July 25, 2014 05:55:43 PM
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Selectmen will meet with owners of the historic estate at 84 Main Street to discuss preservation efforts. Meanwhile, the owners continue to pursue approval of plans to replace the stone house with 3 new homes.

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Town warns house preservation “not a done deal”

July 24, 2014 11:30:39 AM
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Opponents to demolition of the Garfield House are celebrating news that the sale didn’t go through last week. But Southborough’s Town Planner warns that preservation of the house “is not a done deal.”

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