There are two stories in today’s Metrowest Daily News you all might be interested in. The first has to do with the proposed 140-unit Madison Place apartment complex on Route 9 near Crystal Pond Road. The second is about conflicting opinions on how budgets should be handled if Southborough votes to move to a town manager form of government.
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Southborough protesting 40B approval
Town officials are unhappy that a housing financing agency has given its support to 140 apartments of proposed affordable housing on Rte. 9, saying they never received the full plans from the developer. (read more)
Boards, drafting panel diverge on budget authority in Southborough
Town leaders found little common ground with the Drafting Committee for Town Manager Legislation during a back-and-forth discussion over budget authority Monday night. The Planning Board, Library Board of Trustees and Board of Health want to remain elected bodies with control over their own budgets and hiring decisions if Southborough switches to the town manager system. (read more)