Roundup of Southborough related news: Sex offender back in news, Building Inspector hired, and ARHS clean drug sweep

Above: Halloween Day, Northborough Police Department and State Troopers conducted a search for drugs at ARHS. (Photo from Northborough Police Department’s facebook page)

I can’t always find time to cover all town news in full. Here are the recent headlines from news about Southborough and ARHS that I haven’t had a chance to share.

Southborough P.D. received tip on sex offender months before arrestfrom The Metrowest Daily News
Southborough Police were aware of allegations against a registered sex offender they mistakenly allowed to live near a preschool seven months before his arrest, court proceedings Thursday indicated.

According to a motion argued Thursday by the attorney for Daniel Goichman in Worcester Superior Court, Southborough Police received the initial tip in February 2012 that led to Goichman’s arrest by state police in September 2012. (read more)

Southborough selectmen hire new building inspector – from The Metrowest Daily News
Selectmen Monday tapped a Brookline building department official as the town’s next building inspector. Mark Robidoux, a local building inspector in Brookline, was appointed by a vote of 2-0 following a recommendation by Town Administrator Mark Purple. (read more)

Algonquin passes surprise inspection: Police dogs say drug free – from the Northborough Police Department’s Facebook page.
Northborough Police Department made an unannounced search of  Algonquin Regional High School on Halloween. The sweep came up empty.

Police shared the good news on their facebook page:

Drug Sweep Day at Algonquin Regional High School! At 9:30 a.m. this morning, State Troopers and Northborough Police Officers arrived at Algonquin for an unannounced drug sweep. State Police K-9’s searched the building and parking lots. NO ILLEGAL DRUGS WERE LOCATED! Congratulations to the Algonquin students for making the right choices and helping us to keep the campus safe.

Below are pictures they shared from the search.

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