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More Public Health News: Spraying for poison ivy & mosquitos, tightening Tobacco regs, and dealing with industrial noise

May 18, 2022 05:45:02 PM
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Following up with more news from Monday’s Board of Health meeting.

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Covid Update: Numbers are up but not that high!

May 18, 2022 03:42:21 PM

I have to apologize for a strange typo I made in my Covid Update this week. Somehow I included an oddly high number for the two week count.

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Food Permit News: Fitzgerald’s addressing health and safety permit issues; limits for resident vendors

May 18, 2022 02:20:46 PM
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This week, BOH discussed addressing safety issues at Fitzy’s and other issues related to food vendor permitting and inspections.

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APTO seeking volunteers for Friday night’s Post Prom Party for seniors

May 18, 2022 01:30:29 PM
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The ARHS Senior Post Prom Party is midnight this Friday.

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Obituary: Henry Whelen Large, Jr, 81

May 18, 2022 09:35:29 AM
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Henry Whelen Large, Jr, 81, of Southborough passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 10, 2022.

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Historical News: St. Mark’s to “survey” for burial sites; Fay taking deeper look into “Doc Stone’s House”; official National Historic District and more (Updated – Again)

May 17, 2022 05:17:09 PM
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There were two big announcements at last week’s Historical Commission meeting. Both related to the Town’s private schools’ reactions to public upset over two unrelated matters.

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Public Comment open for Town’s new Master Plan

May 17, 2022 07:53:27 AM

The public is invited to read and comment on the 2021 draft Master Plan for Southborough.

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The week in sports

May 16, 2022 03:53:26 PM
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Highlights from last week’s competitions and what’s on tap this week in high school sports.

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Covid Update: Town and school numbers keep rising (Updated)

May 16, 2022 02:27:16 PM
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This morning, the Town posted it’s weekly updated Covid figures.

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The week in government: BOH on Fitzgerald’s; Select Board on final ARPA recommendations, Tree Warden; Regional School Committee (Updated)

May 16, 2022 08:39:34 AM
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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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Sign up for 2nd Dose Booster Clinic for ages 50+ on Monday

May 13, 2022 04:16:53 PM
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The Town is hosting another Covid Vaccine Clinic a week from Monday. This one is specifically for 50+ year olds to get a 2nd Booster shot.

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Reminder: Track & Field camp for K-8

May 13, 2022 08:16:02 AM
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The ARHS Track team is holding its “Algonquin Track & Field Camp” again this summer.

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Supporting Ukraine: Rotary thanks donors to refugee fund; Neighbors for Peace statement

May 12, 2022 08:05:41 AM
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Two community organizations in Southborough asked me to share statements related to supporting those impacted by the war in Ukraine.

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Algonquin & Sobo K-8 Schools’ latest rankings (Updated)

May 11, 2022 04:31:02 PM
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This spring both U.S News & World Report and the website Niche released their rankings for public high schools. Algonquin’s rankings went up slightly in both. An updated ranking by Niche of K-12 schools also gave high marks to Southborough’s elementary and middle school.

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