The Select Board is scheduled to approve a legal agreement for a land swap with St. Mark’s School. But some have raised concerns about the timing and wording that leaves an underlying “license” for the road, park, and parking lot project in place if Town Meeting rejects the swap. Read the full article → from St Mark’s Park Update: Land Swap MOU and Design Planning
Southborough Access Media confirmed that it has successfully completed upgrades to its equipment in the Town House Hearing Room. Read the full article → from SAM to broadcast hybrid of meetings of select Town boards
Every spring, Southborough Youth & Family Services uses May to promote Mental Health Awareness. In advance, SYFS is reaching out to ask community members to help.
The agency is seeking ideas and calling for art. Read the full article → from Seeking Art & Ideas for Mental Health Awareness Month
Southborough Police are investigating an incident of an apparently kicked (but not kicked-in) front door. It’s one of the many updates I’m sharing related to the SPD.
Another item I should highlight is tonight’s Select Board vote on an agreement to work with 3 other Towns to establish a public safety Regional Dispatch Center for in Westborough. Read the full article → from Police Alert & Updates
The Marijuana dispensary in town will be closing up shop (at a date still TBD). And based on past Town Meeting votes unfriendly to marijuana businesses, there are definite challenges for a new business to take over the market. Read the full article → from Medical Marijuana Dispensary leaving town (Updated)
Southborough’s Public Health Department is offering one more expert talk this month for parents about “Raising Resilient Kids”.
The final session on January 19th will focus on validation. Read the full article → from Raising Resilient Kids: The Magical Skill of Validation
With the big funding request for Algonquin’s Athletic Complex headed to Annual Town Meeting in March, it’s time to take a look. Read the full article → from Gonkplex: Algonquin Athletic Complex Renovation
Carl Guyer shared an update with me on Southborough’s accomplishments in 2022 as a members of Massachusetts’ Green Communities program. It’s prompting me to also share news on the Town’s efforts to work with National Grid to replace streetlights with energy saving LEDs. Read the full article → from Green Communities Update
An update on what’s happening with properties that pulled demolition permits, including “Doc Stone’s House” and 5 Cordaville Road. Read the full article → from Historical News: Update on Delayed Demolitions (Updated – again)
Southborough’s Public Health Department is continuing to hold expert talks for parents about “Raising Resilient Kids”.
The next session on January 12th will focus on avoiding our best intentions backfiring. Read the full article → from Raising Resilient Kids