recreation-field-articles

School and playground works projects this summer

July 9, 2018 09:46:07 AM
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At the June School Committee meeting, the Superintendent gave an update on summer projects. I followed up to get some more details, plus updates on Town playground projects.

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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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Special Town Meeting wrap up: No to Kallander Field, yes to Saturday Meetings

May 23, 2018 04:00:00 PM
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Last night, irony seemed rampant as Recreation Co-Chair Kristen Lavault championed her Citizen Petition Articles for repairing Kallander Field and moving Annual Town Meeting.

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Special Town Meeting at a Glance: Articles on ZBA, Kallander Field, and Saturday Town Meetings

May 22, 2018 07:30:18 AM
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Tonight’s Special Town Meeting will convene at Trottier Middle School at 7:00 pm. Here’s what you should know.

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Kallander Field: “Citizen” Article point of contention, Youth Soccer working with Fay but challenged by declining numbers, Answers to problems up the hill

May 18, 2018 04:19:13 PM
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This week, two selectmen let their displeasure be known about the Article to fund Kallander Field repairs. The focus was the mechanism for bringing $248,300 request to voters. Bypassing approval from the Board of Selectmen, the Recreation Commission Co-chair organized a Citizen’s Petition Article.

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Recreation Update: Kallander Field at Special Town Meeting? (plus skate park survey results)

April 24, 2018 04:50:59 PM
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Last night, the Recreation Commission voted to ask Selectmen to bring back their $267,400 Kallander Field project.

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Town Meeting: Recreation’s 3 wins and 2 losses send them back to drawing board

April 10, 2018 01:04:21 PM
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Last night, the Recreation Commission scored three big wins, but were disappointed by two big losses. Vice Chair Kristin Lavault acknowledged that the Commission would have to return to the drawing board to reevaluate their plans for Recreation fields.

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Town Meeting 2018: Updated overview of Warrant, context, and links (plus the Annual Report)

April 6, 2018 12:56:11 PM
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On Monday, voters will have a lot of decisions to make about how to spend taxpayer money and run our government. Here’s a wrap up of what’s up for vote with context and links.

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Town Meeting: Upcoming forums on Rec Fields and Golf Course articles

March 22, 2018 08:44:33 AM
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Some advocates for Warrant Articles are working to make their case to voters before Town Meeting convenes.

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Learn about Recreation’s field (and track) projects – March 26

March 13, 2018 12:56:19 PM
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In April, Recreation will ask Southborough voters to fund over $1M for projects. In two weeks, the Commission will hold a forum to explain their plans and answer questions.

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Recreation seeking support for $1M in field replacement and repairs this spring; another $3M in following years

December 6, 2017 04:38:00 PM
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The Recreation Commission is pursuing plans to rehab athletic fields and facilities. The commission is looking to fund over $4 million worth of field projects in the next few years. And they revealed an even bigger ask down the road.

But members and supporters are adamant that work is desperately needed. They pointed to fields in poor conditions that only get band aid fixes and limited access impeding youth sports.

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