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Letter: Response to “slandering” of “unruly citizens” at Special Town Meeting

June 6, 2018 11:26:43 AM

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Letter: Distraught over conduct at Town Meeting

May 30, 2018 02:28:44 PM

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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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Town Meeting voters on ZBA: Affirm Quorum at 4, leave questions to Attorney General; allow board to write rules; remove inter-agency appeals (Updated)

May 23, 2018 11:06:31 AM
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Last night, a large contingent of the voters at Town Meeting appeared to be there specifically to curb the powers of Southborough’s Zoning Board of Appeals. In the end, they supported 2 of 3 Articles towards that end. (One of them with the backing of the ZBA.) But, with each requiring a 2/3 approval, one failed to pass. And one of the Articles passed may not pass muster with the Attorney General’s office as written.

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Special Town Meeting: How the votes played out

May 22, 2018 11:13:51 PM

Here’s my quick recap of Southborough’s Special Town Meeting tonight.

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Special Town Meeting Update: Article 1 organizer submitting amendment (and rebuttal to Town’s counsel), Planning supports Article 3

May 22, 2018 04:48:44 PM
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Last minute updates on tonight’s Special Town Meeting. The organizer for Article 1 asked me to share some news. And I got confirmation that the Planning Board did support Article 3 and write a support to that fact last night.

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Letter: Support Article 1 tonight (with updated amendment and legal opinion)

May 22, 2018 03:52:16 PM

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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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Planning Board to meet on Zoning Articles – Monday & Tuesday nights

May 17, 2018 04:30:08 PM

The Planning Board was compelled to schedule a meeting on Special Town Meeting Warrant Articles for Monday night.

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STM Voters asked to open Annual Town Meetings on Saturday afternoons in March (Updated)

May 16, 2018 04:09:53 PM
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At next Wednesday night’s Special Town Meeting, voters will decide whether or not to change the schedule for Annual Town Meetings.

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Special Town Meeting Update: Public waits for Town to release legal opinion on zoning Articles; ZBA Chair asks residents not to pile on

May 15, 2018 03:24:41 PM

Based on discussions at a hearing last night, tonight’s Board of Selectmen meeting might have a big impact on how some votes are cast and whether any of the Citizen Petition Articles are amended.

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Seeking babysitters for Town Meeting – May 22nd

May 15, 2018 12:00:00 PM
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Southborough Recreation is seeking babysitters for the Special Town Meeting next week.

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Special Town Meeting: Articles on Saturday ATMs & Kallander; ZBA/zoning Article hearings on May 14; BOS talks with petitioners on May 15

May 2, 2018 10:23:03 AM
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The Planning Board scheduled hearings for three Special Town Meeting Articles related to the Zoning Board of Appeals.

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