telegram: Southborough to pay Northborough $1.7 million for ARHS construction dispute (Updated)

Some of you may not know about a legal battle between Southborough and Northborough over the high school construction costs. “Others may wonder, whatever happened with that?”

Telegram.com reports that the long running dispute has finally been resolved. Read the full article → from telegram: Southborough to pay Northborough $1.7 million for ARHS construction dispute (Updated)

MWDN: Northborough wants judge to act on school lawsuit

By now most of you probably know that Northborough is suing Southborough – along with the regional school district – over how to assess costs associated with the Algonquin renovation. The Metrowest Daily News reports today that Northborough will soon ask to judge to make a summary judgement in the case. Read the full article → from MWDN: Northborough wants judge to act on school lawsuit

Two things that could impact Southborough’s budget (and not for the better)

I was out of town last week, so I didn’t attend the Board of Selectmen meeting, but the Metrowest Daily News reports selectmen discussed two items that could have a big impact on the town’s budget. Here’s a recap in case you missed the stories in the MWDN. Read the full article → from Two things that could impact Southborough’s budget (and not for the better)

Northborough files court papers in dispute with Southborough

We knew it was coming, and earlier this month the town of Northborough followed through by filing papers with the Worcester Superior Court asking for a declaratory judgment against Southborough in the ongoing dispute between the towns over how to split debt incurred when Algonquin was remodeled a few years ago. Read the full article → from Northborough files court papers in dispute with Southborough

Regional school committee declines to get in middle of debt issue

At a special meeting this week, the regional school committee decided to stay out of the tiff between Northborough and Southborough over how to split debt remaining on the Algonquin renovation. The Northborough Board of Selectmen had asked them to file a request for a declaratory judgment on the issue, but the school committee voted unanimously not to do that. Read the full article → from Regional school committee declines to get in middle of debt issue

Regional school committee talks Algonquin debt assessment, but no decisions made

At the Regional School Committee meting last week, committee members discussed how to resolve the disagreement between Northborough and Southborough over the Algonquin debt assessment. The Metrowest Daily News reports the only decision they were able to make was that they aren’t prepared to make a decision. Read the full article → from Regional school committee talks Algonquin debt assessment, but no decisions made

Regional school committee votes to put assessment compromise before voters again

For two years now the towns of Northborough and Southborough have been at odds about how to assess debt payments for the Algonquin building project. A compromise plan put forward by the Regional School Committee was overwhelmingly rejected by Southborough voters at town meeting last April. At their meeting last week, the school committee decided Read the full article → from Regional school committee votes to put assessment compromise before voters again

School committee hears from selectmen on Algonquin debt assessment

Last night was the first meeting of the year for the Northborough-Southborough Regional School Committee, and high on the agenda was the Algonquin reimbursement issue. For those of you who need a refresher, this is the long-standing debate about how to equitably split Algonquin mortgage payments for the next 17 years. Southborough voters rejected a Read the full article → from School committee hears from selectmen on Algonquin debt assessment

Wait and see approach considered for Algonquin debt assessment

Southborough town meeting voters last month rejected a compromise proposed by the regional school committee to resolve the Algonquin debt assessment issue. That means the issue remains unresolved. The regional school committee on Wednesday night considered how to move forward. The Metrowest Daily News reports many favored a wait and see approach. Several members said Read the full article → from Wait and see approach considered for Algonquin debt assessment

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