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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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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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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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Town Meeting Wrap Up: Noise Bylaw, PILOT Committee, and clarifying Neary Feasibility Study (Updated)

May 11, 2022 11:30:09 AM
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A lot happened at last week’s Annual Town Meeting. Here is my final coverage on the discussions and votes.

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Town Election: winners are Debbie DeMuria and Joan Frank; women rule Southborough’s big boards

May 11, 2022 09:16:13 AM
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Debbie DeMuria won the race for the Planning Board last night.

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Town Meeting votes to postpone Articles on trees, oversight, and election recalls, forces through removing Trails’ Associate Members (Updated)

May 10, 2022 03:15:38 PM
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Select Board members weren’t the only officials to request Town Meeting Article postponements, and or be outvoted on the motion. Meanwhile, two other Articles were indefinitely postponed at the request of voters.

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Covid Update: Southborough numbers spike; NSBORO recommends wearing masks this week

May 10, 2022 12:35:21 PM
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NSBORO isn’t reinstating a mask mandate at this time. But it is warning of reason for students to wear a mask this week, especially in Southborough schools.

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Annual Town Meeting: Voters object to Town starting St Mark’s Street project without easement approval (Updated)

May 10, 2022 10:13:23 AM
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Last night, voters used two Articles to send a clear signal to the Select Board.

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Town Election is Tuesday: Vote for Planning Board and Regional School Committee

May 9, 2022 04:40:19 PM
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This Tuesday, May 10th, is the Town Election.

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Town Meeting honored service of longtime volunteers and late residents/employees

May 9, 2022 04:00:00 PM
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Recap of those honored and remembered on Wednesday night.

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