911 Field supporters ask community to send letters/emails ASAP (State oversight committee reviewing town’s request)

The fate of 911 field will be up for discussion by a committee of state legislators next week. Supporters are asking for letters and emails urging senators and reps to back the legislation. Read the full article → from 911 Field supporters ask community to send letters/emails ASAP (State oversight committee reviewing town’s request)

Legislators seek feedback on foot crossing at rail and support for 911 field extended lease

Our state legislators answered questions on commuter rail access from selectmen last night. According to Representative Carolyn Dykema, the MBTA doesn’t have an appetite for adding parking or for building a bridge to cross over the rail tracks. But they may be willing to add safe track level crossing. Read the full article → from Legislators seek feedback on foot crossing at rail and support for 911 field extended lease

Wrapping up Town Meeting: Demolitions will be delayed and recycling supported

Last night, 80 voters overruled 54 to determine that Southborough will have a bylaw to delay demolition of historic buildings.

Clearer majorities chose to support other articles, including a solar bylaw, recycling sticker, and actions supporting town recreation. Read the full article → from Wrapping up Town Meeting: Demolitions will be delayed and recycling supported

BOS meeting recap: 9-11 Field roadblocks, public records policy, taxes and more (Updated)

There were no major controversies at Monday night’s Board of Selectmen meeting. But there were a lot of interesting tidbits including roadblocks to re-turfing a town field and discussion of a public records request policy. Read the full article → from BOS meeting recap: 9-11 Field roadblocks, public records policy, taxes and more (Updated)

Town Meeting: Reference page, town report (with kids’ art) and an update on Warrant Articles

With the Annual Town Meeting quickly approaching, I posted a new page under the menu “Town Meeting & Election”. You can check the guide for easy reference to the warrant, a list of scheduled articles, and links to related stories.

Also, an update on some of the Warrant Articles scheduled for vote. Read the full article → from Town Meeting: Reference page, town report (with kids’ art) and an update on Warrant Articles

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