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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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Board of Selectmen discuss their positions on motions for upcoming Special Town Meeting

September 19, 2013 11:30:00 AM

The Town of Southborough has finalized the articles slated for the October 7th Special Town Meeting. At their September 17 meeting, the Board of Selectmen discussed their official positions.

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MWDN: Marijuana dispensary zoning bylaw proposal opposition from BOH and residents

September 17, 2013 09:25:00 AM

The Metrowest Daily News reports that the Board of Health and several residents voiced opposition to a proposed medical marijuana zoning bylaw at Monday night’s Planning Board Meeting. Public Hearings will continue on September 30.

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Planning Board: We did not violate Open Meeting Laws, will publish incomplete zoning draft

September 10, 2013 10:36:52 AM

The Planning Board’s response to filed complaint: they have not violated the law, their intention has never been to keep information secret, and (though they are not obligated to) they will publish the incomplete document.

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Roundup of Planning Board in the news again

September 3, 2013 10:30:00 AM
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Here are some stories about residents recemtly honored through their achievements:

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Threat of citizen petitions forces Special Town Meeting to carry on

August 16, 2013 07:30:32 AM

Selectmen considered cancelling the Octobeer 7th meeting, but were compelled to keep the date.

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Special Town meeting cancelled for fall?

August 2, 2013 10:58:15 AM

The Metrowest Daily News reports that the Planning Board plans to ask Selectmen for a delay on the the warrant article for the revised town zoning bylaws.

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Preview of October’s Special Town Meeting

July 18, 2013 04:30:55 PM
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Mark your calendars for Southborough’s Tuesday, October 7th. Here’s a preview of items expected to be up for a vote.

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MWDN: Bylaws for Open Space back in play

June 24, 2013 11:00:12 AM

The Metrowest Daily News reports that the Open Space Preservation Commission are planning to propose their own version of the Open Space Residential Development bylaws.

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MWDN: Planning Board drops revised Open Space portion of zoning bylaw overhaul

June 18, 2013 11:44:25 AM

Metrowest Daily News reports that at last night’s Planning Board meeting, the board voted to drop the OSRD portion of the zoning bylaw revisions. The new bylaws are scheduled to be voted on in a Special Town Meeting in October. The board believed this controversial section would cause the effort to fail.

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MWDN: Southborough board creates subcommittee to go over controversial bylaw

March 19, 2013 11:46:32 AM

There are a lot of changes proposed in the new draft of the town’s zoning code, which will come before voters next October, but the change that has proved most controversial is the one referred to as Open Space Residential Development (OSRD).

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Vote on zoning changes could be delayed again

February 27, 2013 11:44:42 AM

Debate on a proposed overhaul to the town’s zoning code has been heating up lately, but it now looks like a vote on the changes may be pushed off until the fall.

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