October 2011

Obit: Charles N. Bent – October 28, 2011

October 31, 2011 10:06:34 PM
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Charles N. Bent, age 76 of Mashpee, formerly of Southborough passed away peacefully Friday, October 28, 2011 at the McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich. He was the beloved husband of Margaret (Murphy) Bent to whom he was married 40 years.

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Lights come back to many in Southborough – UPDATED

October 31, 2011 08:21:53 PM
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After a “historic” October snow storm that knocked out power to most of Southborough, the lights – and more importantly, the heat – are starting to come back on.

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LIVE BLOG: Get the latest on the October snow storm here

October 29, 2011 02:27:00 PM
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As I write this, the rain has begun in Southborough. It’s expected to switch over to snow later this evening, with the potential for “historic” amounts of snow throughout the state. Most forecasts show Southborough with an estimated six to ten inches.

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Your favourite places: To go trick-or-treating

October 28, 2011 04:35:58 PM

This is the latest in an ongoing series in which readers are invited to share their favorite spots in and around Southborough.

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What to do in Southborough this weekend

October 28, 2011 03:06:22 PM
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There are a number of Halloween events – and non-Halloween events – happening around town this weekend. I thought it might be helpful to put together this recap so you can keep track.

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Holiday pies make for a tasty fundraiser for Woodward SOS

October 28, 2011 01:07:54 PM
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Here’s a scrumptious fundraiser if there ever was one. Woodward SOS is offering pies for sale just in time for Thanksgiving: delicious pecan, pumpkin and apple pies, or a sweet, juicy peach fruit crisp. Pies cost $10 each and will be made by students in the Assabet Valley Culinary Arts/Hospitality program.

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Look for your Scouting for Food bag on Saturday

October 28, 2011 11:23:30 AM
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It’s that time of year again. Southborough scouts will be filling the shelves at the Southborough Food Pantry, and they need your help. The annual Scouting for Food Drive is the biggest drive of the year for the pantry, and organizers say a good turnout will help them make through the season.

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Snow comes to Southborough, and more may be on the way

October 28, 2011 09:18:47 AM
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It’s not a trick, and for many it won’t be a treat either. The dusting of snow we saw in Southborough last night may be just a preview of an even bigger storm to come.

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Go trick-or-treating at the Library on Monday

October 28, 2011 07:13:42 AM
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The Southborough Library will celebrate Halloween all day long on Monday. Kids are invited to come trick-or-treating in their Halloween costumes any time between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm.

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Reminder: South Union Playground grand opening celebration on Sunday

October 27, 2011 04:43:38 PM

Come to the new South Union Playground (21 Highland Street) on Sunday to celebrate its grand opening. In addition to the playground itself, kids will enjoy face painting, a magician, and more. There will also be snacks and drinks.

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Learn what Montessori is all about at an open house on November 1

October 27, 2011 03:10:31 PM
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If you’re the parent of a little one and you’re interested in learning more about what a Montessori education can offer, consider attending one of two open houses next week at Southborough’s Montessori Children’s House.

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Obit: Richard J. (Dick) Fagan – October 25, 2011

October 27, 2011 02:24:16 PM
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Fagan, Richard J (Dick), 83, of South Dennis and formerly of Belmont, MA, died peacefully on October 25 with his family by his side.

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Obit: James J. Serra – October 21, 2011

October 27, 2011 02:17:50 PM
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James J. “Jim” Serra, 51, of Bellingham, MA, died on October 21, 2011 in Rehoboth, MA in an automobile accident.

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Annual ski and snowboard swap at Assabet on Sunday

October 27, 2011 01:22:05 PM

With snow in the forecast, now seems like a good time to start thinking about the upcoming ski and snowboard season. If you need to gear up, there will be a couple of opportunities to do so in the coming weeks.

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