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Selectmen to consider applying for state grant for downtown area sidewalks

June 19, 2020 05:53:35 PM

Public Works Superintendent wants to take advantage of a state grant to fund making the downtown Main Street area more walkable.

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Public Safety Building Update: Driveway change implemented; Addressing requests for sidewalk and noise buffering (Updated)

November 13, 2019 11:33:10 AM
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The driveway for the Public Safety Building has been converted to meet drivers’ traditional expectations. I also got an update on two requests from the public the Public Safety Building Committee discussed at their meeting last week.

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Public Works Updates: Main St, Paving, Guardrails, Rec fields, Town road projects, sidewalks, and more

November 14, 2018 01:22:28 PM
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An update by the Public Works one week ago covered a whole lot of ground.

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Main Street area updates: Reconstruction of Downtown Business Village; Night Work; state project delay, beautifying a corner, and more

June 20, 2018 04:21:40 PM
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Selectmen approved $1.2M in spending to extend the Main St Reconstruction project to the Downtown Business Village and make other connected improvements.

That’s part of five project updates I’m rounding up on what’s happening on Main Street and intersecting roads near downtown.

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BOS to work with state on safety issues at Flagg and Rte 9; Deerfoot sidewalk and Flagg speed humps to be considered by Town

June 10, 2016 12:48:53 PM
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Earlier this week, the Board of Selectmen heard a presentation on safety issues and solutions for Deerfoot and Flagg Roads.

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Flagg and Deerfoot Road study highlights dangers to pedestrians, pushes for sidewalks

May 23, 2016 11:28:04 AM
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The Town has posted results of a study on Deerfoot and Flagg Road safety issues. Engineers confirmed safety issues for pedestrians, especially school aged children, along the streets.

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Public Works: Fate of Main St & illegal sidewalk parking to be adressed; updates on paving & Rte 9

May 13, 2016 03:20:00 PM
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There are a few news items worth sharing related to Southborough Public Works. The most notable is a scheduled update on the Main Street project, asking selectmen to address sidewalk parking.

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Town Sidewalk priorities determined

February 17, 2016 12:30:00 PM
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Last night, the Board of Selectmen heard the final report from the Sidewalk Construction Priorities Committee.

While there was no vote by the board, the committee’s priority list appears to have been adopted as the official priorities of the Town.

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The week in government: BOS to hear recommendations on sidewalk priorities and use/disposition of Town-owned buildings (Updated)

February 15, 2016 12:59:07 PM
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A list of board and committee meetings for the week with my selected highlights from the agendas.

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The week in government: Review of final sidewalk recommendation rankings

December 28, 2015 10:00:00 AM
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A list of board and committee meetings for the week with my selected highlights from the agendas.

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The week in government: Sidewalk committee begins implementing “scoring plan”, ZBA hears appeal re Stonebrook Village

November 9, 2015 11:15:33 AM
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A list of board and committee meetings for the week with my selected highlights from the agendas.

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BOS votes on Fire Station, public safety complex, and sidewalk commitee

October 7, 2015 11:06:59 AM
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Last night’s Board of Selectmen meeting was heavily focused on town infrastructure.

Selectmen filled out committees for a potential new public safety complex and prioritizing sidewalk projects in town.They also awarded close to $90,000 in design and construction contracts.

Much of that cost was acknowledged as possibly redundant, but also deemed necessary.

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Two resident openings on new committee to prioritize building sidewalks in our “unwalkable” town

September 8, 2015 01:02:50 PM
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Is Flagg Road where we need a sidwalk the most? Or is there another street you think should top the list. Residents will get a chance to weigh in this fall.

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Feel like going for a walk? (Sidewalk clearing has begun)

February 12, 2015 04:20:05 PM
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Looks like depending on where you live, you can, or will soon be able to, get out and walk.

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