pocket park

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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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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Town Meeting Article 25: St. Marks Street Easements

May 3, 2022 06:08:09 PM
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The Select Board is seeking voter approval to finalize a swap between the Town and St. Mark’s School of “interest in property” for two parcels to allow completion of a Town road and park, and a larger parking lot near the school’s sports fields.

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Letter: Statement from Michael Weishan about resignation and St Marks Street project

February 28, 2022 07:18:53 AM

My Southborough accepts signed letters to the editor submitted by Southborough residents. Letters may be emailed to mysouthborough@gmail.com.

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Town Meeting: Potential Articles, including Town and Citizen Petition Articles related to St Marks Street and Pocket Park easements

January 19, 2022 05:27:13 PM
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The date and location for Annual Town Meeting has yet to be set. But the list of potential Articles on the Warrant have been.

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Town seeking all residents “at large” members for St. Mark’s Street Park Working Group

December 15, 2021 04:49:45 PM
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Last night, the Board of Selectmen approved the charge for a committee to recommend how to use the empty space in the center of the planned, controversial “pocket park” next to the Southborough Library. They are seeking residents (who can also be serving on other committees) to volunteer to be part of the group.

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Town to work with interested parties to flesh out “Pocket Park” details; St Marks St project continues (Updated)

December 1, 2021 12:08:24 PM
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Two weeks ago, the Select Board fielded questions and criticisms on their plan to reroute St Marks Street and build a “Pocket Park” next to the Southborough Library.

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Controversies over St Marks St/pocket park project, burial plot disturbance claims, and tree clearings (past and future)

November 15, 2021 05:51:36 PM
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On Tuesday, the Select Board will hold a hearing on nine trees Public Works is seeking to remove. They will also discuss a related project that has raised public concerns, including for the recent clearing of several other old growth trees.

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Over $1M in state authorizations/grants for “Southborough History Walk”, shared streets, Commuter Rail parking, and wastewater treatment

February 2, 2021 02:11:53 PM
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On Friday, Southborough announced state funding of a “Shared Winter Streets and Spaces” grant award. While I’m sharing that, I’m also including recent news about other state funding authorizations for our Town.

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