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July 25, 2010 - July 31, 2010

Sleepy Time

July 31, 2010 - Cows at Chestnut Hill take a moment out of grazing to take a nap.

Town Support

July 31, 2010 - The sign wishes good luck to the Southborough Little Leaguers in their quest for State champs and beyond.

P&G Expands Voluntary Limited Recall of Specialized Dry Pet Foods
Due to Possible Health Risk

         CINCINNATI, July 30, 2010 - The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) (NYSE:PG) is voluntarily expanding its recall to include veterinary and some specialized dry pet food as a precautionary measure because it has the potential to be contaminated with salmonella. No salmonella-related illnesses have been reported.

         The following products are included:

Product Name


"Best-By" Dates

UPC Code

Iams Veterinary Dry Formulas

All dry sizes and varieties

01Jul10 - 01Dec11

All UPC Codes

Eukanuba Naturally Wild

All dry sizes and varieties

01Jul10 - 01Dec11

All UPC Codes

Eukanuba Pure

All dry sizes and varieties

01Jul10 - 01Dec11

All UPC Codes

Eukanuba Custom Care Sensitive Skin

All dry sizes

01Jul10 - 01Dec11

All UPC Codes

        The affected products are sold in verinary clinics and specialty pet retailers throughout the United States and Canada.  No canned food, biscuits/treats or     supplements are affected by this announcement.  A full listing of UPC codes can be found at www.iams.com

         These products are made in a single, specialized facility.  In cooperation with FDA, P&G determined that some products made at this facility have the potential for salmonella contamination.  As a precautionary measure, P&G is recalling all products made at this facility.

         Consumers who have purchased the specific dry pet foods listed should discard them.  People handling dry pet food can become infected with Salmonella, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with surfaces exposed to this product.  Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.

        Pets with Salmonella infections may have decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain.  If left untreated, pets may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever and vomiting.  Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.

         For further information or a product refund call P&G toll-free at  877-340-8823  877-340-8823

(Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM EST).

Tufts Farm Field Registration and Fees

All Tufts Farm Field users are required to register in advance with the Cummings School Campus Police (building N on the campus map), Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm. This applies to users of the off-leash area, as well as on-leash dog walkers and other recreational users. Please note that all Farm Field users—including non-dog walkers—must register with the Cummings School administration.

Temporary, one-day passes are available at the front desk of the Foster Hospital for Small Animals, across Route 30 from the Farm Field.

The annual registration fee of $15 helps to offset the Cummings School's costs for waste disposal (including bags), as well as fees for general maintenance of the field. Our neighbors in Westborough and Grafton are welcome to register free of charge.

All registrants must sign three documents:

Registrants are also asked to bring a government-issued photo identification and their dog(s), if applicable, at the time of registration.

MEREDITH - Kenneth Favor Clarke Jr., a longtime resident of Southborough, Mass., and Meredith, died Wednesday, July 28, 2010, in California, where he had lived for the past 10 years.

He was born May 18, 1927, in Lexington, Mass., to Kenneth Favor Clarke Sr. and Kathryn Chase (Collieson) Clarke. He served in the Navy from 1944 to 1946, attended radar electrical school and returned to his beloved New Hampshire after an honorable discharge.

A graduate of Kimball Union Academy in 1948, Ken was a member of the Ski Patrol (student leader), Outing Club, French Club (president), and the Senior Council, Class Secretary. During his senior year, he was voted: "Done Most for the School." As he would say, "the best years of my life."

He was surrounded by many friends as a vibrant, popular young man. He then attended Dartmouth College and graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science in 1952. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and the Dartmouth Outing Club. His most remembered stories are around skiing Tuckerman Ravine and the friendship with his SAE brothers.

As a resident of Southborough, Mass., and Meredith, he was the owner of Welder's Supply of Worcester, Mass., and Northeast Safety Products, Auburn, Mass. He served on local welding society boards. He was also an active member and Deacon of Pilgrim Congregational Church, Southborough. Mass.

He was an avid boater on Lake Winnipesaukee and began racing Garwood boats in 1948 with his Dad, Kenneth Clarke Sr. Wildcat IV was a 28-foot mahogany boat with a Liberty 12-cylinder, 550 horsepower and drove at the speed of 52 mph. His love of this sport carried on for 50 years. His first family boat in the 1960s was a wooden Pen Yan with a 25-horsepower Johnson outboard named the Honey Bees. He knew every square inch, every buoy and every island on "The Lake." His many friends still vacation and own homes in the Lakes Region.

Ken sold his business in early 1980 and moved full-time to New Hampshire. He worked as a part- time teacher in the Gilford School System until full retirement.

As a member of Meredith Lions Club from 1987 to 2000, he served as second vice-president for the 1987-88 year. He then served as the club's president for 1988-1990. He was awarded the Melvin Jones Fellow in 1996. His favorite activity and fundraiser was the annual July 4th Rubber Duckie Race. Thanks to his mentor and good friend Dick Fleming.

In 2000, Ken, moved to California to be near his daughters and grandson. In his last years, he was lovingly cared for at Britannia Lodge by Pat, Richard and Joanne Hounsell of Palm Desert, Calif. They are angels to our family.

Ken leaves two daughters, Wendy Clarke of La Quinta, Calif., and Julie Clarke of Palm Desert, Calif.; a grandson, Kenneth Clarke Lewis of Palm Desert, Calif.; cousins Rosemary Jackson Woodman and husband Arthur of Londonderry, Jonathan Tetherly and wife Kay, of Chicopee, Mass., and David "Babe" Jackson and wife Patty of Florida.

Ken's service and burial will be on Saturday, Aug. 7, at 11 a.m. at Monroe Cemetery, Rowland Avenue at Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington Mass., (behind the former Muzzey High/Condos), where Ken will be laid to rest with his parents, and grandparents.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Kimball Union Academy, PO Box 188, Main St., Meriden NH 03770 (              603-469-2129         603-469-2129), or the Meredith Lions Club, PO Box 1720, Meredith NH 03253.

Sports and Recreation

Southborough Summer Nights
Sunday August 29, 2010 (Rain Date August 30th)


Come join the families of our community for this great event!


Sunday August 29, 2010 starting at 5:00 pm


Neary School fields


Food, fun, Music and fireworks!


At dusk

We are looking for volunteers to help with this great community event. The annual Summer Nights festival is set for Sunday, August 29. We need adults to volunteer one hour of their time that evening to help with parking or supervision at the inflatables.

Please Volunteer to help!

Contact the Friends of Southborough Recreation to help volunteer.

Congratulations to the Southborough Little League Team on their 10-0 win over Peabody West.

July 30, 2010 - Slugging it out, the Southborough team beat Peabody West 10 - 0 earlier today.  They will take on Newton West at 7:45 PM Saturday.

Massachusetts License Renewal
Reminder Service
MA Driver's License
We are pleased to announce AAA Southern New England is offering a license renewal reminder service for Massachusetts residents. As the State of Massachusetts will no longer be mailing reminders to licensed drivers, this represents a significant convenience for AAA members.
To register for this new service, visit AAA.com. AAA Southern New England will email you 60 days prior to your license renewal expiration.
Register for License Renewal Reminder
AAA members may renew their license and registration at our Worcester, Framingham and Plymouth branches. In addition to regular business hours, members have the convenience of Saturday hours (9am to 1pm) at these 3 AAA locations.

Louise Mary (Lambert) Maffei, of Southborough, passed away at the Stanley R. Tippett House in Needham on July 28, 2010. She was 87 years old and the beloved wife of the late Warren M. Maffei who died in 1999. Born and raised on her familys farm in Wellesley, Louise was the daughter of the late Antonio and Civita (Cipriani) Lambert. She was educated in the Wellesley Public Schools. She married Warren in 1944 and during World War II they lived on Governors Island in New York where Louise worked as a courier for the U.S. Army. Upon returning to this area, she settled in Cochituate prior to moving to Southborough in 1958. Louise was employed as a quality inspector at the Bose Corp. in Framingham, retiring in the 1980s. She loved to travel and took great pride in caring for her family. Louise is survived by four loving children, James Maffei of Marion, Anthony Maffei of Southborough, Joyce Nemec and her husband Scott of Framingham, and Lou Ann Maffei-Iwuc and her husband John of Hopkinton. She was lovingly known as Grammie to James, Christian, Mei Ling, Emily, and Benjamin; and as Grandma Louise to Joseph, Katie, Julianna, Nora, Nathan, Emma, Jack, Jay, and Xavier. Louise is also survived by two sisters, Sylvia Ranieri of Wellesley and Pauline Cardarelli of Framingham; her dear friend Louise Franciose of Natick; and many loving nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Margaret Sancomb, Mary Alexander, Jeanette Medaglia, Louis, Charles, Donald, Joseph, and Anthony Lambert. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Louises funeral from the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park St. (at Natick Common) NATICK on Monday, August 2, 2010 at 9: a.m. to be followed by her Mass of Christian Burial in St. Annes Parish, 20 Boston Rd. Southborough at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Rural Cemetery, Southborough. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2010 from 3-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, Louises family requests that donations in her memory be made to The Daryl Elizabeth Layzer Fund, c/o Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Pl. | West, 6th Fl., Brookline, MA 02445-7226 Attn: Contribution Services. For directions & online guestbook please visit www.everettfuneral.com

Kathleen Masciarelli graduated from Marlborough High School in 1962. She married the late David M. Patulak and lived in Southborough, enjoying their family and horses. She was an integral part of the family business, Masciarelli Jewelers, for over 20 years. Later relocating to Marco Island, Fla. She opened her business Baubles and Beads and was a member of the Chamber of Commerce. She also started the "Lady Bug Club. She retired to Lake Lanier in Cumming, Ga. She leaves Children Beth Weimer and David Patulak, Grandchildren Jacob and Dean Patulak and Jami Lee Weimer. Siblings the late William Masciarelli, Mrs. Carol Jensen, Ms. Anne Melican and Louis "KIT" Masciarelli. Memorial Services were held at the I. C. Church on Saturday, July 31, 2010, on Prospect Street, at 9 a.m. A reception followed at Eagles Hall, 56 Florence St., Marlborough, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

The Franklin School for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce that the students of SummerStage 2010 will present The Best of Rodgers and Hammerstein on July 29th and 30th at 7:30 p.m. at the Franklin Country Club in Franklin, MA.

The Best of Rodgers and Hammerstein features a selection of favorite songs and scenes from Carousel, South Pacific, Oklahoma!, The Sound of Music, Cinderella, The King and I, and Flower Drum Song.

The cast includes Louisa Ramirez Flynn, Ali Funkhouser, Jill Gleason, and Neil Pfizenmaier of Franklin; Ben Bugajski, Bethany Komine, and Alison Mandell of Medfield; Hannah Geiger and Samantha Millette of Norfolk; Erin McCarthy, Kylie O'Donoghue, and Molly Stone of Westboro; Lexi Hassan and Alessa Vanaria of Hopkinton; Jacquie Hurley of North Attleboro; Emily Brady of Weston; Alexandra Martin of Southboro; Elizabeth Vhay of Medway; and Samantha Hayes of Terre Haute, Indiana.

A second session of SummerStage for grades 8-12 will begin on August 2nd, culminating in a performance of Waxing Gibbous, "a twilit, wizarding school musical" to be staged on August 19th and 20th at 7:30 p.m. at the Horace Mann Auditorium in Franklin. Waning Gibbous featuring grades 3-7 will be presented following a four-week program on August 20th at 5:00 p.m.
For further information regarding The Best of Rodgers and Hammerstein, Waxing Gibbous, and all other programs at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts, please contact The School at               (508) 528-8668         (508) 528-8668 or www.fspaonline.com.

Sports and Recreation

Sea Kayaking: Level 1 Class


Description: New to kayaking? Join us for on-the-water instruction. Lessons cover proper gear selection and fit, boat control, basic safety skills and correct paddling techniques, with the intent of progressing toward kayaking on your own. Then we'll head out on the water to practice these new skills. Kayak, paddle and PFD (personal flotation device) are provided.

Skills you'll learn:

Experience on-the-water instruction in kayaks. Learn stroke techniques: including forward, sweep, reverse and draw stroke techniques. Learn of how to pick appropriate locations to paddle. Learn the basics of managing yourself on a kayak tour. Learn how to select the right gear for you and fit it properly.

Duration: 6 hours

Check out the gear list.

REI Framingham

375 Cochituate Rd., Framingham, MA, 01701
(508) 270-6325 - Venue Website


St. Mark's Students were Selected for Elite  Chemistry Competition


July 29, 2010 (Southborough, MA) For the second year in a row, and for only the third time in the Chemistry Olympiad’s history, two students from the same school have been selected to compete among the nation's 20 best students of Chemistry. Geoff and Alex Smith, both class of 2011 at St. Mark’s School, were among the top 20 students in the nation selected to attend a two week study camp in June at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. From this elite group of 20 chemists, five were chosen to represent the US in the international competition later this summer in Tokyo. While the Smith brothers were not chosen to advance to the competition in Tokyo, Head of School John Warren expressed pleasure at the fact that his students have been chosen for two years in a row to compete at this elite level.

St. Mark’s School in Southborough, MA is a co-educational, college preparatory boarding school affiliated with the Episcopal Church. The School was founded in 1865 and currently enrolls 335 boarding and day students from 21 states and 14 countries. For more information, go to www.stmarksschool.org

July 29, 2010 - by Linda Hubley - Last night the crowd flowed out into the hallway as supporters and those in opposition to the three businesses at Gulbankian Farms and Garden Center came on a hot summer night to discuss the issues.

A complaint was filed by a resident earlier in the year with the town, claiming that the businesses were being run without proper permits.  Most of this came to light after the Gulbankian family had signed a lease with North Reading bus company to host the parking of fourteen buses. In prior years up to 38 busses had been housed on the property.   An machine shop housed on site has also stirred controversy. A variance was issued for the machine shop in 1988 and they are seeking a modification to that variance to reflect working on antique car engines.  As the Gulbankian lawyers stated, the family had nothing to hide.  The shops are all in full view of commuters along Route 85 and the sign for the machine shop and the flower shop have been in existence at the corner of the lot for many many years.

The Gulbankian’s started their businesses on the site starting in 1965.  Mike Gulbankian had bus companies that served the local schools and a Southborough to Boston run along with other contracted services.  The machine shop was originally for the buses according to documents from the 80’s.  However the Gulbankian brothers have been working on antique auto parts for decades.  The florist shop and garden center have been a welcome sign of spring for even longer.

Building inspector had toured the facility and found the machine shop operating without proper permits and considered the flower shop illegally operating.  Shortly thereafter a cease and desist was issued in June.  Lawyers for the Gulbankian family took this to the District Court and won a decision that dismissed the cease and desist and accompanying fine per day.  The lawyers also stressed that the agricultural business was exempt from what Mr. Gusmini was referring to. 

The Gulbankian lawyers also specified that they have delivered the plans correctly under the Zoning Board of Appeals regulations and that it did not trigger a major review.  Town counsel Aldo Cipriano agreed that the ZBA was bound by not requiring an extensive plan but that it could require a plan showing conditions such as screening and drainage and that they could invoke several other conditions such as hours of operation and entrance/exit ways.

The ZBA opened the hearing to the public only for procedural matters on the discussion.  People on both sides of the issue pleaded to the ZBA to be heard.  Just a few that had made it to the meeting last night were able to speak their peace.  Several letters were entered into the record and those and the plans will be available for viewing at the Building department.

When it came time to the cease and desist hearing a huge disappointment to the crowd came when it was announced that the procedure of publishing the notice twice before the meeting had not taken place.  It had only been published once.  This hearing will be rescheduled for August 16.  The continuation of the variance is scheduled for August 25.  A decision must be filed by the board before September 22, 2010.

Too Late for Haying

July 26, 2010 - St. Mark's "field" brown at Main Street and Marlborough Road.

Sweet Nectar

July 26, 2010 - A bee reaches in to grab what nectar it can get from an eggplant flower.

Dryer Fire

Southborough’s 9-1-1 center received a telephone call from a Richards Road resident at 2:15 PM on Saturday, July 24th reporting a smoke condition in the basement possibly caused by an electrical issue.

Engine 22 with two on-duty personnel immediately responded; Engine 23 was delayed as the other two on-duty personnel were returning from Framingham Hospital from a previous medical emergency.

Engine 22’s crew reported a smoke condition in the basement of the home. Off-duty and On-Call personnel were recalled with three responding to the request. Additional assistance was started to the scene from Ashland (Tower) and Hopkinton (Rescue for a rapid-intervention team), as well as station coverage from Westborough Fire Department.

Once sufficient personnel arrived to meet safety requirements, a search was started to find the origin of the smoke. A fire was discovered in a clothes dryer and the ventilation duct. The situation was declared under control at 2:38 PM. No injuries were reported. The fire was contained to the clothes dryer and ventilation duct, however smoke from the fire spread throughout the entire structure.

Hopkinton Fire

July 26, 2010 -

A lone occupant escaped a house fire early Saturday morning on Priscilla Road after being awaked by battery-powered smoke alarms. According to Lt. William Lukey, the fire started in the electrical service in the basement, knocking out power to the home. Hopkinton has required the installation of hard-wired smoke detectors in all new construction, upgrades, property transfers and refinancing, since a Town Meeting vote in 1988, according to the lieutenant. Lt. Lukey said it has worked out well; but he was unsure if this 1950's era ranch home had both battery-powered and hard-wired detectors.

      According to Fire Chief ken Clark, all new or upgraded construction requires hard-wired detectors as well as a battery backup.

      "Fortunately, no one was hurt. Unfortunately, he lost a couple of cats," Lt. Lukey said.

Southborough Firefighters also responded to this call on Mutual Aid.  It coming shortly after the 4 alarm Westborough blaze at Harvey's recycling center.  It was a busy weekend for local fire departments.

Check out www.hopnews.com for local coverage beyond Southborough borders.




Former Republican State Party Chairman Says Lamb Best Chance to Defeat Congressman McGovernment


Holliston, MA ...Today, Marty Lamb, Republican candidate for Congress in Massachusetts Third District, proudly announced that former Republican State Party Chairman Jim Rappaport has endorsed his candidacy.


"We need more business leaders serving in Congress.  That's why I am supporting Marty Lamb.  He is the only candidate, Republican or Democrat, running who has signed the front of a paycheck and created jobs.  Marty knows first-hand the burdens the federal government places on small businesses and how mandates are job killers," said Rappaport.


For over two decades Rappaport has been active in GOP politics.  He served at the Republican Party Chairman for 4 1/2 years.  Rappaport has run statewide twice and served on numerous steering committees.  He is also on the Board of Trustees for Dana Faber and the Board of Trustees for the Rappaport Family Foundation.


"I am honored to have Jim's support.  Once again we are showing great momentum in this race," said Lamb.


Lamb's campaign has a tremendous lead with friends on Facebook and last week he won an online poll for Massachusetts Republicans.


"Marty has also earned my support due to the comprehensive plans he has developed for dealing with illegal immigration and cutting government spending.  He is the only candidate who has done his due diligence," added Rappaport.


The Lamb Chop Plan on spending includes the following:

  1. Instituting a balanced budget amendment
  2. Passing a Line Item Veto
  3. Limiting government spending to rate of inflation (TABOR)
  4. Hiring freeze for all non-essential employees
  5. Paying off the national debt
  6. Moratorium on new entitlements
  7. Establishing a Sunset Committee
  8. Ending off-budget expenditures
  9. Prohibiting bailouts
  10. Taking back unspent TARP funds


"As a small business owner, I never sign a contract before knowing what is in it.  But yet Congress passed the national health care mandate without fully understand its costs or impact on our economy.  That's wrong," said Lamb.  "At a minimum taxpayer will have to fund $1 trillion to pay for Obamacare.  Where is the money gong to come from?  Taxpayers?  China?"


Mr. Lamb graduated from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University in 1985 and received his Bachelor of Arts from Hampshire College in 1982. He has an extensive background in real estate law, formerly with Adelson, Golden & Loria, P.C., Edward A. Sokoloff & Associates, and Lamb & Shaffer, P.C. and is currently with Lamb and Browne, P.C. He is a member of the Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts. An active participant in community affairs, Mr. Lamb sits on the Board of Directors of New England Region of United Synagogue and is a past president of Temple Beth Torah in Holliston. He has also served on the Holliston Elementary School Council and the Campaign for Holliston Schools. He resides in Holliston with Peri, his wife of 20 years, and his two teenage daughters Elissa and Simma.


For more information on Marty's candidacy, voters can visit his website www.MartyforCongress.com or follow him on Twitter at LambforCongress and Facebook at Marty Lamb for Congress.


State Representative Carolyn Dykema is hosting an Olde Tyme Family Fun Day for residents of the 8th Middlesex District on Sunday, August 8, from 2-5 p.m. at the Holliston Historical Society, 547 Washington St. in Holliston.

The event is slated to be an afternoon of good old-fashioned summer fun for the entire family. In addition to everyone’s favorite summertime foods (featuring C & R Hot Dogs), there will be live entertainment, face painting, pony rides from 2:00-3:00, and other activities and games for all ages. Kids are encouraged to decorate their favorite set of wheels…bicycle, tricycle, scooter, wagon or doll carriage…to participate in the Kiddie Parade.

A suggested donation of $5 per person, $20 per family entitles ticket-holders to food and beverages and activities. The event will be held rain or shine.

Northborough town Road Closing

From Tuesday (July 27th) through Friday (July 30th), sewer construction will force the daytime closure (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) of Hudson Street in Northborough, between Allen Street and Colburn Street. The roadway will be open to traffic at other times.

Detour routes will be posted and Police Officers will be present at each end of the detour to assist motorists.

Cars and light trucks will be directed to use Colburn Street to Chapin Street to Rice Avenue to Allen Street.

Medium and  larger trucks will be directed to Hudson Street to Boundary Street to Route 20 to East Main Street to Allen Street. (The Boundary Street bridge has been reopened.)

Northborough Police Officers will conduct speed enforcement on the posted detour routes and motorists are requested to obey speed limits and drive safely. Thank you!


Chief Mark K. Leahy

Sports and Recreation
Getting Anxious for school Sports?

Algonquin Regional High School

Thursday Sep. 2
 Boys Varsity Golf VS North Middlesex H S Juniper Hill 3:30PM
  Tuesday Sep. 7
 Boys Varsity Golf @ Milford High School Click for directions Hopedale 3:30PM
 Boys Varsity Cross Country @ Leominster High School   3:30PM
 Girls Varsity Cross Country @ Leominster High School   3:30PM
 Boys Varsity Soccer @ Fitchburg H.S.   4:00PM
 Boys JV Soccer @ Fitchburg H.S.   4:00PM
 Girls Varsity Soccer VS Nipmuc Regional HS   4:00PM
 Girls JV Soccer VS Nipmuc Regional HS   4:00PM
Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School
Friday Sep. 3
 Boys Varsity Golf VS Blackstonevalleyregtechhs   3:00PM
  Tuesday Sep. 7
 Boys Varsity Golf @ Nashoba Valley Techhs Click for directions   3:30PM
 Girls Varsity Field Hockey VS Hudson High School   3:30PM
Fire in the Sky

July 25, 2010 - If you didn't get to see tonight's sunset on the dark clouds spinning by (it lasted less than ten minutes) here are a few shots.

Southborough meetings

July 26 - July 30, 2010





Assabet Valley Regional Vocational District School Committee - Agenda


3:00 PM

School Committee Conference Room

P.I.L.O.T Committee - Agenda 7/28 8:00 AM Town House - 1st floor meeting area
Zoning Board of Appeals - Agenda 7/28 7:00 PM Hearing Room, Town House

Sunday  25

Monday  26

Tuesday 27

Wednesday 28

Thursday 29

Friday 30

Saturday 31



Drop-in Craft Day: Recycled Materials
Jul 27 10:00 AM


Pajama Story Time
Jul 28   7:00 PM 




Southborough Library  website:  Click here

Hidden Path

July 25, 2010 - Although the sign says private property, just beyond the rocks in the path lies a triangular piece of property called Aikens park just across the river in Hopkinton and much of the rest is Sudbury Valley Trustee property adjacent to the stone arched bridge.

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In an ideal world, everyone would boast a perfect, lifelong set of healthy teeth. Unfortunately, disease, accidents, and other factors can make this an impossibility.

Often, a crown is the perfect solution.

A crown covers a tooth, restoring its shape and size, as well as strengthening and improving the appearance of a tooth. While the benefits of a crown are numerous, the downside is that they can necessitate multiple dental visits and considerable expense.

Until now!

Thanks to an amazing technique employed by New England Dental Group, near-perfect tooth restoration is not only possible — it can be done in just one visit! It’s called “CEREC.”

What is “CEREC?”

“CEREC” stands for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics.

Chairside means our dentists can provide your treatment in just one visit. While you sit comfortably, an image of your tooth is scanned into a computer, specially designed for this purpose. Using advanced digital technology, your crown is designed to your tooth’s precise specifications.

Economical means just that! CEREC crowns are your most affordable way to an amazing smile.

Restoration means making your tooth the way it was before. We’re not talking about “false” or “faux” here — crowning your tooth brings it back to nearly its original state.

Esthetic means…simply beautiful!

Ceramics refers to the material used in the CEREC system. Not only are ceramics more attractive than other materials (such as metal); they are also extremely strong, making them the material of choice for attractive, long-lasting results.

How does the procedure work?

As indicated, you simply sit as comfortably as possible. Using advanced CAD-CAM technology, an image of your existing tooth is scanned into a computer created especially for this purpose.

Using the data contained in this image, your crown is designed on the screen.

While you relax, diamond coated instruments are used to mill a ceramic block, perfectly reproducing the computer-generated design.

The crown is polished and placed over your existing tooth. Since the design is reproduced exactly to specifications, a perfect fit is insured.

A unique light is used to harden the bonding material, uniting your crown with your tooth.

Finally, your new and greatly improved tooth is expertly polished, resulting in a smooth and natural look and feel.

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Sports and Recreation

The Marlboro Senior Softball teams split for the week going 2 and 2.

The Jr. Panthers took their doubleheader from the Wayland Gray Sox 8 to 3 and 15 to 5.  Marlboro’s offense was led by Peter Mirabella going 7 for 8 and Dennis Naylor and Dick Mazzone both going 6 for 8.

The Worcester Falcons “B” team visited the Sr. Panthers and took both ends of their doubleheader from the Sr.Panthers 15 to 6 and 10 to 4.  The Marlboro offenses was lead by Jeff Allen 4 for 6 with a home run and Steve Ziegler going 3 for 5

Team Record are the Sr. Panthers 6 – 13 – 1 and the Jr. Panthers 11 and 7