Southborough residents in the news

Southborough residents have been doing some exciting things lately, from wining community awards to barreling down Mount Greylock on a skateboard to giving birth in dramatic fashion. You can read all about it in these links.

Southborough’s ‘de facto mayor’ honored with Good Scout Award (Metrowest Daily News)
One of the town’s most recognizable people was recently honored with a special award. He fought in Vietnam, served for 24 years as town moderator and now, to commemorate Boy Scouts of America’s 100-year anniversary, John Wilson has been given the organization’s prestigious Good Scout Award. (keep reading …)

Southborough mother gives birth on way to hospital (Metrowest Daily News)
Like everyone else in town, Luke Morrill Melcher has been affected by the Rte. 9 traffic crush that begins each morning shortly after sunrise. He missed an appointment Tuesday at Metrowest Medical Center in Framingham. Instead, he was born around 7:52 a.m. in a Southborough ambulance. (keep reading …)

Algonquin senior skateboards toward engineering career (Metrowest Daily News)
A few weekends ago, Algonquin Regional High School senior Eric Nogueira rode his skateboard down the south-facing side of Mount Greylock, traveling roughly 55 mph. Yesterday he joked that it was part of a school assignment – but in all seriousness, his daredevil feat was not without purpose. (keep reading …)

Southborough firm provides building maintenance (Metrowest Daily News)
Back in the day, you would have found more brooms in a janitor’s closet than women who owned building maintenance companies. While that number has increased over the years, women still represent a minority in this business. That didn’t stop Karen Sommers from opening a franchise of City Wide Maintenance in her hometown of Southborough with her husband, Bob, in 2008. (keep reading …)

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