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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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Annual Town Meeting: Quick recap of final votes (Updated)

May 6, 2022 09:23:23 AM
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It was a long night at Annual Town Meeting, but voters and officials worked together to get through the Warrant rather than continue to a third one.

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Noise Bylaw: Draft available for review; Public Forum Thursday

February 22, 2022 05:42:25 PM
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The committee charged with drafting a Noise Bylaw in preparation for Annual Town Meeting is inviting the public to a forum this week.

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Noise Bylaw survey results: 50% in favor of a law while 37% disagree

January 28, 2022 11:45:00 AM
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Last week, the Noise Bylaw Committee presented their survey’s results.

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Reminder Noise Bylaw Survey responses due by Sunday

December 28, 2021 07:30:29 AM
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A survey asks the community about their experiences, annoyances, and opinions related to noises in their neighborhood.

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Noise Bylaw Survey – Respond by January 2nd

December 21, 2021 12:59:20 PM
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A survey asks the community about their experiences, annoyances, and opinions related to noises in their neighborhood.

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Noise Bylaw Committee seeking your input – Wednesday at 7:30 (Updated)

December 14, 2021 11:00:00 AM
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A hearing will be held this Wednesday night and interested members of the public are encouraged to participate.

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Noise Bylaw Committee: Apply by Tuesday; Charge revised; BOS discusses need for balance

September 2, 2021 11:42:57 AM
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The Board of Selectmen is following through on a promise to appoint members of an Ad-hoc Committee to recommend a Noise Bylaw for Southborough. The plan is to name members at their first meeting this month “come hell or high water”.

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Volunteer for Noise Bylaw Committee

June 30, 2021 01:04:17 PM
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The Town is seeking five residents “at-large” to volunteer to help draft a “Noise Bylaw”.

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Town Meeting: Voters call for a Noise Bylaw – just not the Article presented (Updated)

May 26, 2021 02:29:38 PM
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Although voters rejected a Citizen’s Petition Article, they made clear to Town officials that they want to see the issue behind it addressed.

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Article 31: Noise Bylaw Overview, Debate and Citizen Petitioners’ Info sessions (Updated)

March 3, 2020 09:57:33 AM
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Some residents were disappointed that selectmen dropped the placeholder for  a noise bylaw Article for this year’s Annual Town Meeting. Rather than waiting for the Town to take the reins for a future year, they pushed on with their own efforts.

The Article would limit sound levels any time of day for some activities, other by hours, and some by both.

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What did/didn’t make Town Meeting Warrant: Meals Tax, lowering speed limits, acquiring downtown parcel, noise bylaw, plastic straw ban and more

December 20, 2019 01:10:38 PM
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On Tuesday night, the Board of Selectmen discussed what placeholders they were (and weren’t) willing to put on the Town Meeting Warrant.

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