July 2021

Demolition Delay Bylaw: Town Counsel to address Thursday; BOS and Historical in another dispute (Updated)

July 21, 2021 09:52:03 AM
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This summer, the Historical Commission and the board that appoints them found themselves at odds again. This time, issues revolve around Historical’s recent handling of the Demolition Delay Bylaw.

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Obituary: Barbara D. (Marsh) Delarda, 93

July 20, 2021 03:29:45 PM
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Barbara D. (Marsh) Delarda, 93, of Southborough passed away on Monday, July 19, 2021 at Marlborough Hospital after a short illness.

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Taking center stage – summer theater productions in the area

July 20, 2021 12:08:32 PM

Children are again the stars of area theatrical offerings this summer.

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Covid Update: 5 new cases in past week, only one still active

July 20, 2021 10:17:09 AM

Southborough Board of Health updated its figures as of yesterday, July 19th. 

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The week in government: Planning Board and ZBA hearings (Updated)

July 19, 2021 12:22:28 PM
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Here is a selection of the committee and board meetings for the week along with my selected highlights from the agendas.

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Events this week: Houseplants 101, Magical Miniature Gnome Homes, The Sandlot and more (Updated)

July 19, 2021 11:18:22 AM
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Here are some highlights of events in and around Southborough this week.

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ARHS surveying public to help identify new mascot

July 19, 2021 10:19:29 AM
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Algonquin Regional High School’s administration is reaching out to the community for feedback as it plans to replace the tomahawk symbol as its mascot.

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Newly appointed “Town Counsel” firm includes familiar faces

July 16, 2021 05:22:30 PM
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A few weeks ago, the Board of Selectmen voted to appoint Mead, Talerman & Costa, LLC as Southborough’s new Town Counsel and Labor Counsel. The decision replaces Aldo Cipriano, who has served in that role for 20 years.

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Local watering holes: Splash pads and local beaches for nearby fun (Updated-again)

July 16, 2021 07:40:30 AM
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Local places to enjoy a swim or just splash around.

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Library hosting Wellness Series

July 15, 2021 04:25:40 PM
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The Southborough Library is working with a holistic health coach to offer virtual workshops on a variety of topics related to Wellness. They are open to anyone ages 12 and older.

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On the market this week in Southborough

July 15, 2021 12:10:52 PM
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What went on and off the market this week.

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Volunteer still needed to fill Youth Commission vacancy

July 15, 2021 10:47:00 AM
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Southborough Youth and Family Services asked me to put out another call for a volunteer to serve on their oversight board, the Southborough Youth Commission.

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Special Town Meeting: Date pushed; Downtown District zoning hearings to reopen (with same map)

July 14, 2021 05:39:03 PM
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Last night the Board of Selectmen voted to delay the Special Town Meeting that had been scheduled for October 4th. The date is now tentatively reset to November 1st.

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Library offers teens a challenge and opportunity

July 14, 2021 02:20:10 PM
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The Southborough Library announced a challenge and an invitation targeted to teens.

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