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Golf course reconstruction challenges – sole bidder rejected

October 18, 2018 09:59:15 AM
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Southborough Wicked Local recapped the update on the Southborough Golf Club from earlier this month.

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Public Safety Building – Construction bid on track for lower costs

April 20, 2018 02:30:00 PM
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As I previewed earlier this month, construction bids for the new Public Safety Building came in lower than the Town’s most recent estimates. That puts the Town on track for delivering on intentions shared with voters last year.

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Town Meeting Wrap up: CPA Articles pass, Golf Course CR secure, zoning code change fails

April 11, 2018 10:17:10 AM
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At the second night of Town Meeting, preservation Articles passed with flying colors, along with a measure to speed up future meetings. A proposed change to the zoning code on the Site Plan appeal process got tangled up in arguments and failed to pass the threshold.

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Town Meeting: Voters OK budgets, 1st Golf Course Article, & Sr. Center; Recreation wins & losses; more up tonight

April 10, 2018 09:47:56 AM
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Last night, Town Meeting voters approved spending over $55M and borrowing more than $800K. They overwhelmingly supported the Town’s requests for budgets and replenishing needed funds. And they supported most of the projects that came in front of them. Two failed, and more are up for votes tonight.

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Forum on Golf Course Warrant Articles – Thursday

April 3, 2018 04:38:44 PM
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Residents are invited to a forum on Thursday night to learn about Town Meeting Articles supporting the Golf Course.

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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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SWL: “Southborough Golf Club” to replace “St. Mark’s Golf Club”

February 27, 2018 04:29:06 PM
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I don’t know how long it will take for the change to register with residents, players, and map apps, but our Town’s golf course has a new name.

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Public Safety Building: project bids due before Town Meeting; RFP being issued for solar canopies (Updated)

February 26, 2018 11:28:00 AM
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RFPs will be issued this week for Southborough Public Safet Building project. In hopes of cutting over $300K from the Public Safety Building project, the Town will also soon issue an RFP for solar canopy carports. Selectmen approved pursuing the option after last week’s update from the PSB Committee.

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BOS on Thursday: Golf Course name change, Washington Street/Coslin Way, and updated Budget

February 21, 2018 12:53:42 PM
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Yesterday, the board posted an agenda for a meeting tomorrow night – Thursday, February 22nd. On the agenda are a hearing on accepting Washington St and Coslin Way, and updates on the FY19 Budget and Town Warrant.

Also on the agenda is the name change for the St. Mark’s Golf Course.

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Golf Course: Town seeking input on new name (Southborough Golf Club?) and moving ahead with funding articles

February 13, 2018 11:15:58 AM
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The Board of Selectmen plan to vote on a new name for the St. Mark’s Golf Course at their February 27th meeting. Before that, the community is invited to send in their suggestions and thoughts.

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BOS overrules ConCom; will pursue co-holding Conservation Restriction with SVT

February 1, 2018 12:08:02 PM
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Earlier this week, I wrote that the Board of Selectmen would need to come up with a new plan. Apparently, I was wrong.

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Selectmen to address golf course CR after Conservation Commission refuses to co-hold

January 30, 2018 02:00:50 PM
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Tonight, the Board of Selectmen will convene about the Conservation Restriction on the St. Mark’s Golf Course. Based on a vote last Thursday, they will be adjusting their plans for how to proceed.

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Golf Course: Town Meeting Article for expenses, continued CR holder dispute, and more

January 24, 2018 04:00:27 PM
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Last Thursday, the Board of Selectmen dealt with multiple issues related to the Town’s new property, St. Mark’s Golf Course. One of those items is the topic of another joint meeting this Thursday.

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Golf Course: Discord over control of Conservation Restriction; pursuing a potential name change

January 4, 2018 12:46:21 PM
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According to Southborough Wicked Local, Town Counsel will pursue a Conservation Restriction for the St. Mark’s Golf Course co-held between a Town committee and outside non-profit. The decision was over objections of some concerned residents and the ad-hoc committee appointed to work on the CR.

Later in the same Tuesday night meeting, the board discussed starting a process to rename the course.

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