November 2011

Annual Messiah concert at Pilgrim Church on Sunday

November 30, 2011 04:22:00 PM

On Sunday Pilgrim Church will present selections from Handel’s Messiah, complete with orchestra and soloists. The concert starts at 3:30 pm. Free child care is available.

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Fire department logs for the week (11/22 – 11/28)

November 30, 2011 03:15:25 PM

What the fire department has been up to

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Breaking news: Swap Shop closure has been delayed until January 7

November 30, 2011 12:58:57 PM

The Swap Shop has received a stay of execution. Selectman Bill Boland announced moments ago that he has ordered the shop to remain open until January 7, 2012. The Board of Selectmen will host a discussion about the Swap Shop at their regular meeting on January 3, 2012.

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Few residents show up to National Grid hearing

November 30, 2011 11:44:24 AM
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Southborough residents had plenty of ire for National Grid during the last two power outages, but that didn’t translate into attendance at a public hearing on the utility last night at Trottier. Only a handful of residents turned out to hear National Grid talk about their storm response.

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Police arrest suspect after Oak Hill Road break-in

November 30, 2011 09:21:00 AM

An Ashland man was arrested yesterday afternoon after police say he broke into a vacant home and stole copper pipes and fixtures.

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Swap Shop scheduled to close on Thursday. Will it?

November 30, 2011 12:10:21 AM
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Unless the Board of Selectmen steps in to intervene, Southborough’s beloved Swap Shop is scheduled to close for good on Thursday. As of Tuesday night, Chairman Bill Boland said he had not decided whether to instruct the DPW to keep the shop open.

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Obituary: Margherite Nenni Beck – November 27, 2011

November 29, 2011 09:48:48 PM

BECK Margherite Nenni, cherished wife of 65 years of Robert “Bob” M. Beck, Sr., passed away on Sun, Nov 27, 2011.

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The Villager Files: Week of November 28

November 29, 2011 04:30:54 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 November 28.

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Boy Scouts to help kids with their holiday shopping on Saturday

November 29, 2011 02:17:22 PM

Kids need to shop for the holidays too, and each year Southborough Boy Scouts offer them a safe and fun environment to do just that. The annual Troop 92 Kids Shop will be held this year on Saturday, December 3 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at Woodward School.

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Selectmen approve truck exclusion on Gilmore Road

November 29, 2011 11:50:49 AM
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A dozen or so Gilmore Road residents went to last week’s Board of Selectmen meeting ready to argue their case. They brought photos and maps. They had data. They didn’t need any of it.

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More than 700 sign petition to save the Swap Shop

November 29, 2011 09:29:05 AM

There aren’t many topics that wholly unite the minds and opinions of Southborough residents, but the Swap Shop appears to be one of them. Yesterday morning a petition to save the Swap Shop was submitted to the Town Clerk’s office. The petition bore the names of more than 700 Southborough residents.

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Assabet holds annual Aztec Wishes Holiday Gift Drive

November 29, 2011 07:22:55 AM
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Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School is organizing their annual Aztec Wishes holiday gift drive which benefits the children and their families served by the South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC) in Marlborough.

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Don’t forget, Santa arrives on Saturday

November 28, 2011 04:26:57 PM
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It’s time to make your list and check it twice because Santa Claus is coming to town on Saturday. He’ll arrive by helicopter (weather permitting) at noon at St. Mark’s field.

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Reminder: National Grid hearing Tuesday night at Trottier

November 28, 2011 02:22:11 PM
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The Department of Public Utilities will hold a public hearing on Tuesday night at Trottier Middle School to discuss the response by National Grid to Tropical Storm Irene, as well as to the October Nor’easter.

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