ARHS Post-Season Update
Boys Lacrosse is still in it, while Girls Lacrosse and Baseball are out. Plus, the GonkPlex digging has begun.
There are two Algonquin teams still trying to earn state titles. Boys Rugby has good odds, while the other is a longshot. Boys Lacrosse will try to overcome the odds in tonight’s Sweet 16. Read the full article → from ARHS Post-Season Update
Southborough installing free sunscreen dispensers at several parks and playgrounds
The Town secured grant funding for an initiative to encourage the public to protect their skin from developing melanoma.
The Southborough Board of Health announced today that free sunscreen dispensers will be installed at six playgrounds and recreational areas in town. Read the full article → from Southborough installing free sunscreen dispensers at several parks and playgrounds
Ferris Development hoping to build two 40B Projects in Southborough (Updated)
4-story apartment buildings holding 56 & 60 units would each be in residential zones with egress only to Route 9.
Tonight, the Select Board and Planning Board will hear from Southborough based Ferris Development Group about plans to apply for 40B projects on two of its properties. Read the full article → from Ferris Development hoping to build two 40B Projects in Southborough (Updated)
Art on the Trails Installation this weekend
On Saturday, the public can see artists installing their work for the summerlong exhibit along Beals Preserve trails. Plus enjoy music and refreshments.
This weekend, artists will be installing sixteen works for Southborough’s Art on the Trails. The public is invited to watch and enjoy the special event. Read the full article → from Art on the Trails Installation this weekend
Pilgrim: “College Students Rally To Support Southborough’s Oldest, Iconic Church”
Pilgrim Church shared news on congregation members who came together this week to paint the historic church.
Above: Community members, including students on break from college, helped the church save on a big maintenance cost by painting more than half of the building. (photos contributed) Pilgrim Church shared news about volunteers that came together last week, to help maintain the historic building. They were proud to highlight that many of the volunteers Read the full article → from Pilgrim: “College Students Rally To Support Southborough’s Oldest, Iconic Church”
Congrats to Classes of 2023
Algonquin and Assabet held their graduation ceremonies over the weekend
Over the weekend Algonquin Regional High School and Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School held their graduation ceremonies. I’m sharing highlights from event coverage, plus what ARHS Seniors reportedly have planned for their futures. Read the full article → from Congrats to Classes of 2023
ARHS Post-Season Update
Since my last sports update on Friday, three more Algonquin teams fell out of the MIAA state playoffs. There are still four teams vying for titles this week. Read the full article → from ARHS Post-Season Update
The week in government
Presentation to Select Board and Planning on proposal for 40B projects at 120 & 250 Turnpike Rd; Select Board on Transfer Station fees
Here is a selection of the committee and board meetings for the week along with my selected highlights from the agendas. Read the full article → from The week in government
Missing Dog: Have you seen Bubbles?
Bubbles’, a shy pug, got loose last week. Although she’s from Marlborough, she was recently spotted around the Southborough border.
According to the owner, she is shy. Anyone who spots her is asked not to call her name or chase her. Just please call her owner. Read the full article → from Missing Dog: Have you seen Bubbles?
Events this week
Yoga on the Trails, Early Childhood Fair, Burmese cooking, Shifstrong Home Run Derby, PJ Movie Night, Food Trucks, Concerts, Legos, Book Sale, Art on the Trails and more
Here are highlights of what’s happening around (or related to) our town this weekend through next. Read the full article → from Events this week
Parry claims alleged porn video incident an accident
In a comment on the blog, Parry called the incident "a perfectly innocent mistake"
Today, the former Selectman posted a comment on this blog claiming that the incident was a mishap with his new phone. Read the full article → from Parry claims alleged porn video incident an accident
Join the CSA for locally grown, organic produce
Chestnut Hill Farm is promoting the program as a way to connect with the land and farmers, and share in the bounty.
The working farm in Southborough is touting its now officially organic produce, available year round thanks to their greenhouse. Read the full article → from Join the CSA for locally grown, organic produce
Seeking book donations for Friends’ Sale
A week from Saturday, the Friends of the Southborough Library will hold its annual Summer Book Sale. If you have used books to contribute, please bring drop them off.
With the annual Summer Book Sale coming up a week from Saturday, you’re going to want to make room on your book shelves. And what better way than by donating your old books? Read the full article → from Seeking book donations for Friends’ Sale