Recent comments

Want to know what your neighbors are talking about? Here’s a list of the most recent comments on the blog (from newest to oldest).

  • Martha Boiardi left a comment on St. Mark’s Lessons and Carols – Tues & Thurs I attended the last “pre Covid” Lessons and Carols. It was a wonderful event.... December 02 14:44
  • Kelly Roney left a comment on Plan for downtown area detours on Wednesday There's a lot of new pavement, and it's better, but I don't see the paving as finished. There are many driveways which haven't had their removed pavem... November 29 18:50
  • Beth Melo left a comment on SJC questions Town’s policy and actions (Updated) I was asked to share links to the video of the 12/18/20 incident. I hadn't included them in the post because they kept malfunctioning due to formattin... November 22 08:38
  • David Parry left a comment on Plan for downtown area detours on Wednesday Wonderful news. Our tiny, little “downtown” is going to look much better, at last. It’s time for a big “Thank You” to the person who is prin... November 21 21:57
  • Jay Mazur left a comment on Open discussion thread: Ask questions, share opinions Hi, I'm looking for a used wooden desk and chair, but wanted to reach out locally first. Also, does anyone know how I get on a local list of yard/ga... November 21 10:31
  • Mike Pojani left a comment on Select Board denies Hazard Pay to Town staff Again we have short sighted individuals deny financial assistance to those who went above and beyond to insure the continued service and safety of tow... November 17 18:57
  • Mike Pojani left a comment on Town unlikely to approve back-Hazard Pay for public safety workers I can see no reason why the funds allotted are not given to the first responders who provided critical services to the folks of this town during the w... November 16 18:13
  • John Kendall left a comment on The week in government I was quite disappointed that the Select Board chose not to use ARPA funds to reward our public safety workers. They were in the thick of the pandemic... November 16 15:15
  • Michael Weishan left a comment on Update on vacant Rte 9 buildings I find it almost obscene that we are allowing luxury CONDOS FOR CARS to be built along Rt 9, and can't seem to find the will or the way to build affor... November 16 15:01
  • Mike Pojani left a comment on Regional Dispatch Public Forum Again we have a situation where well meaning folks are trying to fix something that is not broken! Time and time again we seem to lose realization tha... November 16 08:54
  • JACK BARRON left a comment on Update on vacant Rte 9 buildings Thank you Beth for the update on the vacant and dangerous buildings on Route 9. I believe you accurately reported the situation. If the current town a... November 12 08:12
  • John Kendall left a comment on Letter: A regional dispatch center is wrong for our community As a retired town firefighter, and a resident, I would like to point out that each department dispatched their own calls. At the fire department, on d... November 09 14:48
  • Kelly Roney left a comment on How Southborough Voted (Updated) Thank you Southborough voters for helping to elect Kate Donaghue to represent us on Beacon Hill. I've known Kate for 25 years, and she's always been w... November 09 11:35
  • Kelly Roney left a comment on Town unlikely to approve back-Hazard Pay for public safety workers It would be interested to know whether any groups of public employees were statistically overrepresented in Covid cases. Since it might violate HIPAA ... November 07 13:24
  • David Parry left a comment on SJC questions Town’s policy and actions (Updated) I want to commend MySouthborough for its reporting on this important case. It is especially interesting to read the legal briefs and watch the S... November 05 15:25
  • Michael Weishan left a comment on Select Board legal case at Mass Supreme Court this morning (Updated) Dear Beth A couple of points. The video you reference above is actually active. People can look at it right now. If folks would like to better unde... November 04 15:20
  • John Kendall left a comment on Town unlikely to approve back-Hazard Pay for public safety workers As a retired firefighter, I’m a bit biased, however, I’m siding with the Fire Department and Police Department on this issue. During the pandemic,... November 02 19:01
  • Kathy Cook left a comment on Update on chief contracts and recruiting Mr. Belniak, Thanks for your comment. And there is nothing in your comment that I disagree with. I just wanted to reiterate that the Select Board u... November 02 13:36
  • John Kendall left a comment on Textiles recycling/disposal reminder Perhaps we can get a textile recycling bin installed at the transfer station... November 02 12:16
  • Alan Belniak left a comment on Update on chief contracts and recruiting If the DPW Superintendent position reports to the SB or to the Town Administrator, then that board/person is the one (presumably?) to take on the resp... November 01 22:44
  • Carl Guyer left a comment on 2023 (single) Tax Rate Set Something you need to keep in mind when thinking about real estate tax rates in Southborough is, in 2022, residents paid a real estate tax rate higher... October 26 14:02
  • Kelly Roney left a comment on St. Mark’s Street project on hold until after Town Meeting No one has yet rebutted https://www.mysouthborough.com/2022/05/10/annual-town-meeting-voters-object-to-town-starting-st-marks-street-project-without-e... October 25 15:25
  • Al Hamilton left a comment on St. Mark’s Street project on hold until after Town Meeting It is unclear at this time if the BOS intends to proceed with this project regardless of the position of Town Meeting under the so called "License Agr... October 25 09:53
  • Kelly Roney left a comment on Flu Clinic tomorrow If you missed this clinic and can't go to Northborough for theirs (or need the high dose shot), you can schedule an appointment on Rte. 9, using https... October 24 14:55
  • Michael Weishan left a comment on Amicus Briefs filed with Mass Supreme Court on Select Board comment policy First off, I would like to say it's nice to see a little commentary returning to this blog with real people willing to publicly stand by their opinion... October 19 23:30
  • Andre Fortin left a comment on TM debate over flags in the Old Burial Ground I don't think that flying rainbow and BLM flags on public and hallowed ground is appropriate. If Mr. Weishan wants to engage in virtue signaling, he ... October 19 11:29
  • Kelly Roney left a comment on Amicus Briefs filed with Mass Supreme Court on Select Board comment policy Public meetings and public comment can be moderated for sake of having a fruitful dialog, right? I don't think public officials are required to listen... October 18 22:49
  • Kathy Cook left a comment on Special Town Meeting Recap My response is to Mr. Hamilton's comment on the impact of releasing some of the overlay reserve to fund most of the money articles from last night's s... October 14 12:24
  • Al Hamilton left a comment on Special Town Meeting Recap I would like to correct one minor misconception that was offered during the budget phase of the Special Town Meeting. It was suggested that transfers... October 14 10:16
  • Kelly Roney left a comment on Special Town Meeting Recap I'd like to note what unites us in the impassioned Article 12 debate:
    • No one attacked veterans.
    • No one defended the use by white supr... October 14 09:02
    • John Kendall left a comment on Citizen Petition Article: Old Burial Ground Flags policy It’s time to go back to when I was growing up on Parkerville south. Lots of cows, less mansions, no real fighting. These flags represent battles and... October 12 18:59
    • Kelly Roney left a comment on Heritage Day Photo Gallery The Southborough Democratic Town Committee held a little kids election between M&Ms and Skittles, and I'm happy to announce the results. ... October 12 14:02
    • Kathy Cook left a comment on Tax outlook bleak again (Updated) Beth, The average/mean value of a residential home in Southborough is $803,500 as of 1/1/22 not $893,000 as you said in your post. 1/1/21 average v... October 07 12:52
    • Anita Reeder left a comment on St. Mark’s Park Update & Design Feedback request (Updated) So sorry you've been under the weather, Beth...hope you are well now!... October 03 16:16
    • Ira Schild left a comment on Seeking volunteers for new Capital committee and more (Updated) Hi Beth, The Select Board appointed two additional members to the Golf Course Committee earlier this month, bringing that committee up to full part... September 22 13:54
    • David Parry left a comment on Select Board to discuss truck exclusions New Truck Route Along Main St ? How many residents are aware of this proposal? Probably very few, because it arose during summer vacations. The... September 16 15:01
    • Andre Fortin left a comment on Golf Committee seeking to reduce “errant balls” hitting homes It’s unfortunate that this issue of stray golf balls will likely divert away much needed funds for the #1 priority of the golf course’s future wel... September 13 11:14
    • John Kendall left a comment on Senior Center addition out to bid Money well spent. Our seniors deserve it!... September 10 13:51
    • John Kendall left a comment on Open discussion thread While driving around town, I noticed how many residents (transfer station stickers give them away) drive on our narrow streets with reckless abandon. ... September 10 13:50
    • Allan Bezanson left a comment on Obituary: Arthur M. Butler, Jr., 101 Art Butler was 102 when he died this week. He was still sharp at 101, when I last saw him. He had joked that when he graduated from Northeastern in ... September 01 18:38
    • Kathy Cook left a comment on Road maintenance news Mr. Roney I appreciate your viewing of the DPW website page. I wanted to clarify what you see on Newton Street currently. I am doing the clarifying... August 30 12:03
    • Kelly Roney left a comment on Road maintenance news I was very happy to find
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