September 2011

Report says cancer rates in Southborough higher than in most Mass towns

September 28, 2011 11:45:43 AM

According to a report released earlier this year by the Massachusetts Office of Health and Human Services, 141 men in Southborough and 117 women were diagnosed with cancer from 2003 to 2007. It’s a statistic that earns Southborough the dubious honor of being one of the towns in Massachusetts with the highest rates of cancer.

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Stanley Cup visits Southborough (UPDATED with photo)

September 28, 2011 09:27:21 AM
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The Stanley Cup has been making appearances throughout Massachusetts since the Bruins won it in June, and yesterday it was Southborough’s turn.

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Fire department logs for the week

September 28, 2011 07:15:18 AM

What the fire department has been up to

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The Villager Files: Week of September 26

September 27, 2011 04:17:03 PM
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Each week we take a look back at the top stories reported in the Southborough Villager 10 years, 20 years, and 30 years ago. Here are the stories that were making headlines during the week of September 26.

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Open discussion thread: Ask questions, share opinions

September 27, 2011 02:25:15 PM
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The open discussion thread is your place to ask questions, sound off on town issues, or share information with other readers.

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Gas prices in Southborough mostly above average

September 27, 2011 11:48:02 AM
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Yesterday came word that gas prices in Massachusetts fell seven cents a gallon in the last week to an average of $3.55 per gallon. I decided to take a drive around town to find out how gas prices compare here in Southborough.

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Son takes stand in Southborough man’s murder trial

September 27, 2011 09:26:09 AM

A Southborough teenager described in detail yesterday how his uncle pleaded for his life just before another of his uncles pulled the trigger in a murder plot, which he says was orchestrated by his father.

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Special education group invites parents to dessert hour on Friday

September 27, 2011 07:15:52 AM

The Northborough/Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council (NSPAC) is a volunteer organization that serves as a resource for parents and guardians of children with special needs and learning differences. On Friday they’ll hold a reception to welcome members old and new.

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Southborough Open Land Foundation thanks work day volunteers

September 26, 2011 04:31:55 PM
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Southborough Open Land Foundation president Sally Watters passed along these words of thanks to the volunteers who turned out at their work day at the Beals Preserve on Saturday.

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The week in high school sports (9/25 – 10/2)

September 26, 2011 02:19:57 PM

Here’s what’s on tap this week in high school sports.

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POLL: Should the town consider online voting for town meeting?

September 26, 2011 11:46:21 AM
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Town meeting may be seven months away, but officials are already starting to take a look at budgets for next year. With little fat left to trim, some are warning voters will be forced to make difficult decisions come April.

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At the Southborough Library this week (9/26 – 10/1): Story time and genealogy

September 26, 2011 09:25:38 AM
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Here’s what’s happening at the Southborough Library this week.

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The week in government (9/25 – 9/30)

September 26, 2011 07:16:04 AM

A list of department and committee meetings for the week.

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Obit: Joan C. (Morrison) Woods – September 22, 2011

September 25, 2011 09:22:17 PM
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WOODS, Joan C. (Morrison), of Winthrop, September 22, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Charles W. Woods.

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