November 2021

Holiday Weekend at A Glance: Gobble Wobble, Green Friday Hike, Firefighter Tree Sales, and Town holiday hours

November 24, 2021 03:20:09 PM
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I’m signing off early today for the holidays. I’ll be posting my annual Shop Local reminder on Friday. But in the meantime, here’s a reminder of what’s happening and what’s closed over the next few days.

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CA Roundup: Potential Chestnut Hill Road closure; NSBORO on Masking, Mascots, Food shortages, Exploring Languages, and Bus Tracking

November 24, 2021 01:39:40 PM

Rounding up some recent town and school news covered by the Community Advocate. (Plus adding some context.)

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Girl Scout sing-along and toy drive – December 3

November 24, 2021 08:30:52 AM
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The Girl Scouts will hold their traditional holiday sing-along a week from Friday.

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Weekly Covid Update

November 23, 2021 07:34:16 PM

An update on Covid cases in town and schools, and related news.

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Southborough Firefighters collecting for Project Just Because

November 23, 2021 04:23:50 PM
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The Southborough Firefighter Department asked me to advertise it’s annual holiday gift collection drive.

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Prospective students families invited to Assabet’s Showcase – December 1

November 23, 2021 02:55:19 PM
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Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School is holding a “Showcase” for prospective students and parents.

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Southborough cares about autism: Special soap, an inspired picture book, and NECC’s annual Gala

November 23, 2021 12:37:15 PM
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I’m rounding up a few stories related to efforts to support the autistic community.

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Volunteer to help decide how to spend $3M in Town ARPA funds

November 23, 2021 09:02:35 AM

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the Town’s decision to create an ARPA Committee. The Select Board is charging a seven member committee with making recommendations on how to spend American Rescue Plan Act funds. The Town is eligible for reimbursements up to $3,051,241. Some restrictions apply to how ARPA funds can be used. […]

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Save the Dates for Christmas/Holiday fun in 2021 (Updated-Again)

November 22, 2021 05:00:46 PM
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Southborough’s Christmas celebrations are coming soon. Here’s a list of save the dates.

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SFA’s Christmas tree sales start this Saturday

November 22, 2021 03:08:34 PM
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Starting this weekend, the annual Southborough Firefighter Association’s Christmas tree sales start up. It’s a tradition that dates back over 50 years.

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The week in government

November 22, 2021 01:30:33 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 of the Week: Gobble Wobble, Green Friday Hike, Firefighter Tree Sales, and shortened Town hours

November 22, 2021 12:06:10 PM
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Here are some highlights of events in and around Southborough this week.

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Weekend at a Glance: Seussical, Wreaths & Candles, Turkey Trot, Local Artisan Market, and “Give Thanks and Welcome Neighbors” gathering

November 19, 2021 04:15:48 PM
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Here are some highlights of events in and around Southborough this week.

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Southborough Gardeners Wreath Sale: 3 options remain (Updated Again)

November 19, 2021 02:04:59 PM
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The Southborough Gardeners asked me to help promote their annual wreath sale. For the second year, they’ll be taking orders by mail.

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