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November 7, 2010 - November 13, 2010

Electronics for Hockey

November 13, 2010 - Members of the ARHS Girls Hockey team held an electronic recycling program this morning as a fundraiser.

Annual Thanksgiving Service Nov. 23 at St. Anne

 

SOUTHBORO – The annual Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service will be held Tuesday, Nov. 23, at St. Anne Church.

 

The service begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be followed by refreshments in the parish hall.

 

The service is sponsored by the United Parishes of Southboro: St. Anne Church, St. Mark’s Church, St. Matthew Church, Pilgrim Church and First Community Church.

 

St. Anne Church is located at 20 Boston Road. All are welcome.

Annual Flu Clinic

November 13, 2010 - The annual flu clinic for Southborough residents 12 and over was held today at the senior center.

Sports and Recreation
Belmont VS Southborough

November 13, 2010 - Two games - Two Fields at the Choate fields at Woodward.  Above Southborough takes on Belmont and below Southborough Scorpions take on the Natick Lightening Bolts.

Spring '11 Soccer Registration.  

Once again it is time to register for Spring soccer!  On-Line Registrations will be taken beginning October 15th  , ending November 20th, 2010. Any travel team U9 through U14 registrations completed after November 31th, 2010 will be accepted only if space is available and will be subject to a $25 non-refundable late fee. K, pre-K and U8 registration will remain open until season start.   (PRE K program for all children who will turn 5 by August 31, 2011.)

There is no late fee for pre-K, K thru U8.  Teams will be formed based on the number of players registered on this date. Age groups will close as teams are filled. There is no guarantee of space on a travel team after the late date.   Follow the Registration link for instructions, fee information and link to register online.  You can only register on line. If you are ready to register click here:
Register Now

Congratulations

November 12, 2010 - Friends, family and Southborough Firefighters came together tonight to congratulate John "Mucca" Mauro on his retirement.  John served the Town of Southborough for fifty years as a firefighter and lieutenant.  Above, John with his son, Southborough Fire Chief John Mauro who had just pinned John's gold retirement badge on.

On Nov. 9th, the Sudbury-Assabet-Concord (SUASCO) Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA), a regional collaboration of multiple organizations formed to manage invasive species in the SUASCO watershed, held their first full membership meeting since their inception in May, 2009. Over 60 people attended the meeting held at the new Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center in Sudbury. As illustrated by the presentations at the meeting, its membership, which has grown from 23 to 32 in the 18 months of existence, has shown an impressive capacity to share expertise and energy, as well as secure funding to get several exciting projects underway. The following completed or ongoing projects have already had a positive impact in the watershed:
 

    • CISMA members raised 36,000 beetles for biocontrol of purple loosestrife. Beetles were released at sites in Concord, Sudbury, Lincoln, Wayland and Marlboro.

    • The New England Wildflower Society has trained over 100 volunteers from 23 towns. They have already surveyed 92 sites for species targeted for early detection. Volunteers located Japanese stiltgrass, Brazillian waterweed, and mile-a-minute vines. Some of these infestations have already been addressed by volunteer work groups.

    • The Sudbury Weed Education and Eradication Team (SWEET), an energetic and effective grass roots organization in Sudbury, received funding from the CISMA for several control projects conducted on town lands in Sudbury.

    • The CISMA is developing public outreach tools, including a Web site that should be available in the spring.

    • CISMA members will conduct field mapping of invasive species and begin building a Web-based mapping capability


The group's guest speaker was the invasive species expert, Jennifer Forman Orth, from the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources. She gave an informative presentation about the Asian longhorned beetle, the emerald ash borer beetle, and several invasive plants, including mile-a-minute vine and kudzu, all of which are high-priority threats in the state.

The CISMA’s financial supporters have been the Sudbury Foundation, the SUASO Wild and Scenic River Stewardship Council, and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. In addition, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Massachusetts Audubon Society provide crucial administrative support to the group. Current membership is comprised of 11 towns, 7 land trusts, federal and state agencies, watershed groups, and several key environmental groups.

Sports and Recreation

November 12, 2010 - ARHS boys soccer won 1-0 in a tough physical game after Marlboro had to forfeit due to excessive penalties with minutes still left in the game.

Registration for Northborough Southboro Girls Lacrosse Opens Soon!!!

Northborough-Southborough Girls Lacrosse registration will take place in November for the upcoming Spring 2011 season. This is open to girls in both towns in grades 3 through 8.

Founded in 2000, this will be our 11th season. We play in the Mass Bay Girls Youth Lacrosse League.

Registration will be open Sunday November 14th-Tuesday November 30th only for returning players, and then it will open on Wednesday December 1st for all players. Registration will close Friday December 17th.

We strive to take all girls who wish to play, however we have physical limits due to team size, availability of qualified coaches and availability of field space the towns make available to us.

If the spaces fill we will be creating a waiting list until we have enough additional players to make up another team.

Additional information is available on our website,

To register please go to our web site www.NSGL.org

Southborough Celebrates Veteran's Day

November 11, 2010 -  Many residents turned out to give thanks to the town's veterans.

The Southborough Police would like to advise our residents and business owners that the Town has been experiencing several house and vehicle breaks and larcenies.  We encourage residents to secure their homes and vehicles.  Please notify the Police Department if you observe any suspicious persons or vehicles in your area.

Jane T. Moran

Chief of Police

Southborough Police Department

19 Main Street

Southborough, MA 01772

(508) 485-2121

FAX (508) 485-4634

SOUTHBOROUGH PERMANENT FIREFIGHTERS I.A.F.F. LOCAL 3129
21 MAIN ST
SOUTHBOROUGH, MA 01772
(508) 485-3235
TICKETS/INFO (508) 485-0665


Dear Friends and Concerned citizens:

The Southborough Permanent Firefighters I.A.F.F. Local 3129 is sponsoring its 2010-11 Comedy Show Fundraiser!  The event will benefit area youth sports groups, our Scholarship Fund, and the Southborough Firefighter Relief Fund.

We are inviting our friends in the professional and business community to be a part of this effort by placing an advertisement in the Event Playbill. (8 1/2 X 11 inches in size).  The Event Playbill will be available free at the Comedy show.

This year’s show promises to be a great night of laughter with 3 of Boston’s best comedians (exact bill not set at press time). The All-Star Night of Comedy will be held at the Westborough Doubletree Hotel Ballroom on Friday, March 11th, 2011 at 7:30pm. Tickets are free with an advertisement.  This is a 21 plus event, with the doors opening at 6:30pm.

Thank you!

Charles H. Brewer, 86, of Southborough died on November 9, 2010 at Metro West Medical Center in Framingham.

He was the husband of the late Helen (Willard) Brewer who died in 1984. Born in Newton, he was the son of the late Raymond D. & Elizabeth (Roberts) Brewer.

Charlie was a graduate of Newton Trade School and a US Navy veteran serving in WWII on the USS San Diego. While serving, the ship saw action from the Solomon Islands, to Tokyo, Japan. In that, the ship earned 18 battle stars and was in 32 major engagements. Mr. Brewer was a talented tradesman and worked for himself has a handyman. He was a call firefighter for over 32 years for the Town of Southborough, and a member of the United Brethern Lodge of Masons in Marlborough and also the former St. Bernard Lodge of Southborough. In addition Charlie was a life time member the V.F.W. and the American Legion both of Ashland.

He is survived by his children, Jacquelyn Garvey and her husband Michael of Northborough; Peter Brewer and his wife Wendy of Corvallis, OR; 2 brothers, Raymond D. Brewer of Bonita Springs, FL, Walter Brewer of Ashland; 3 granddaughters, Kathlyn & Michaela Garvey and Ella Brewer. He is predeceased by 3 siblings, his twin Frank Brewer, Robert Brewer, & Arlene Berry.

Visiting hours will be on Sunday, November 14, from 1 to 3 PM at Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main St. Southborough. A Funeral Home service will be on Monday, Nov. 15 at 11 AM.

Memorial contributions may be sent in his name to Southborough Firefighters Assoc. Scholarship Fund, 21 Main St. Southborough, MA 01772.

Artist and Craft Fair

November 11, 2010 - The Southborough Cultural Arts Center hosted a holiday craft fair on Saturday November 6.  Above Anna Stephens displays some of her crafts.

Elizabeth Medine displays her recycled mittens, hats and scarves. She will be appearing at the Festival of Trees in Marlborough.

SewSystainable shows off the gift bags and gift wraps.

Len Conte shows off his pottery wares.

Ladies Love Fashion by Jilta Designs with beautiful jewelry.

Sports and Entertainment

November 11, 2010 - 1 - 0 but that is all it took for the Algonquin Girls Field Hockey team to win the District Championships.

Emily Stevenson scored the only goal and is shown here celebrating.

Family, Friends and classmates cheer the team on.

The team in celebration.

Coach Dan Welty shows off the trophy.

The Veterans have been requested to muster at the Legion/ VFW Headquarters - at the Community House on Thursday - November 11th at 1015...
 
We'll march to the All Wars Memorial at 1045 - with the Veterans Observance beginning at 1100.
 
There will be a poem reading - Selectman John Rooney will speak and Rep. Dykema and Gregiore have been invited.
 
A student from Algonquin will sing a patrtiotic song .... the Commanders from both the Legion and VFW will speak...
 
Our ceremony should conclude around 1130...
 
ALL Residents and Veterans - are invited to join with us.
 
It is the duty of a Veteran - to Never Forget... To remind people of those who have gone before us and who have paid the ultimate - in the call of freedom... NEVER FORGET

 

ARHS SKI Club Sale

November 8, 2010 - The annual ski swap sale was held this past Saturday.  Representatives from Ward Hill and Strands Ski Shop.

Sale Time

November 9, 2010 - There were lots of items up for sale at the annual

 
White Alz Logo, Purple BG 
Talk and discussion by author Olivia Hoblitzelle

 Ten Thousand Joys & Ten Thousand Sorrows 

Wednesday, November 10, 2010
6:30 PM
Alzheimer's Association
311 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Please join us for a special evening this Wednesday, as author Olivia Hoblitzelle gives a talk and leads a discussion on her book, "Ten Thousand Joys & Ten Thousand Sorrows: A Couple's Journey through Alzheimer's"

Filled with inspiration and guidance, this award-winning book is an indispensable companion for anyone dealing with the devastating effects of dementia or with loss of any kind.
 
Free Parking.  Space is limited, reserve your seat.

RSVP via e-mail, or call 617.868.6718
 
Books will be available for purchase at the event.
 

Santa Really Does Fly! (Weather Permitting)

Helicopter to Bring Santa to Southborough on December 4

Southborough, MA:  Southborough Kindergroup will kick off the holiday season with their 33rd annual “Santa Day.”  As in previous years, the jolly old elf will land his helicopter on the front field at St. Mark’s School in Southborough (on the corner of Route 85 and Main Street) at noon on Saturday, December 4.  Accompanied by his elves, Santa will head to the Southborough Community House from 12-3pm where children can have their picture taken with Santa, sit on his lap and share their Christmas wish lists. 

The entrance fee to see Santa at the Community House event is $5 per child or $10 per family, photo included.  While awaiting their turns, families will have the opportunity to participate in crafts, listen to holiday music, and enjoy refreshments.   Musical entertainment will be provided by Carrie Rowan and her Merry Go Music Pals.

This annual event is organized by Southborough Kindergroup and sponsored by local businesses. Southborough Kindergroup is a cooperative play group for preschool children and their parents. For more information regarding membership, go to www.kindergroup.com

Greetings! 
I am writing you as a graduate, a friend or both of In Control.  My hope is that you can take a few minutes to help us with a unique situation that greatly impacts our ability to provide our program in Massachusetts.
The Problem:
In Control

In early October we were notified that our S. Weymouth lease would not be renewed because of a construction project.  When we inquired with our landlord we were told that their hands were tied since the Commonwealth of Massachusetts controls the specifications on awarding this construction contract.  Further, we were told that our area was designated as storage during construction.  

 

In mid to late October we made literally hundreds of calls to state representatives, the Department of Transportation (DOT), etc looking to find someone to help change this construction contract.  Our request was to let us stay at least through January 2011 so that we could service our two busiest months (lots of families and companies train in Nov/Dec) and provide residents of the South Shore some warning that we are leaving.  We have a few potential replacement sites, but nothing can be active until the Spring.

 

After reaching a few project managers that probably told us more than they were supposed to, we were able to share this graphic describing our site with DOT.  Late Friday October 29th Rachel Kaprielian (DOT/Registrar of Motor Vehicles) herself called us to say she had sat with engineers and our training would not impact the construction so DOT could allow us to stay.  After celebrating and sending notes of thanks to the developer and all the representatives who helped, we went home happy.

 

Last week we received an email from the landlord threatening legal action if we did not pack up immediately.  They referenced our "lobbying effort," but refused to consider extending our lease.  Here's an article that ran in the Patriot Ledger about our situation.

What we need:

We need Governor Deval Patrick to step in and influence the landlord and developer of the Former South Weymouth Naval Air Base to do the right thing here.  Concerns about us getting in the way have already been resolved through DOT.  Additionally, In Control trains at active airports and military bases, so we are no stranger to safety protocols.  We have asked repeatedly to sit down with the landlord to develop a plan to co-exist, but they consider us more of a nuisance than providing value to their community.

 

We are not looking to stand in the way of progress and recognize that it is unrealistic for us to stay in S. Weymouth forever.  We also realize that this construction project brings jobs and other benefits to the area.  Simply put, our training also is valuable to the area and in the few days that we believed we had succeeded in getting an extension, we confirmed over 100 teens for training and nearly as many adults.  We strongly believe that if the right people recognized our value and asked this landlord to figure out a way to work together for three months, it could be done.

How to Contact Governor Patrick 

statehouseYou can call the Governor's office at:

 

(617) 725-4005 

 

You can also email him through an online form by clicking here

 

The Governor's office has been made aware of our situation.  We are asking you to share your personal opinion of our value and ask Governor Patrick to intervene in this South Weymouth situation.  Specifically, we want the governor to exert his influence to allow us to stay at the base at least through January 2011. 

 

Please consider sharing this email with your friends, co-workers, share it on facebook, twitter, print it out and put it in public places. 

 

WE NEED AS MANY CALLS AS POSSIBLE TO GET THE GOVERNOR'S ATTENTION

 
Our Commitment:

If successful we believe we will train hundreds of Massachusetts residents that will not be willing to travel to our N. Andover facility.  The Otis facility will accommodate some, but as a military base it is not a simple place to arrange training.  The revenue generated in November/December should be enough to tide us over through a cold winter and open up a replacement location next spring. 

 

If not successful, we will continue to work to provide this service wherever we can, but caution that in this economy bottom line surprises like this can have catastrophic consequences. 

I promise to keep everyone posted on our progress and THANK YOU for your ongoing support.  We believe strongly in what we do and hope that together we can make the roads safer for everyone!
 
Sincerely,

President

A BAROQUE FESTIVAL

ASSABET VALLEY MASTERSINGERS

With Orchestra

Robert P. Eaton, Artistic Director

Te Deum – Marc Antoine Charpentier

&

Magnificat in D – Johann Sebastian Bach

Jean Danton, Soprano

Pamela Dellal, Mezzo

Charles Blandy, Tenor

Thomas Jones, Baritone 

Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 8 PM

St. Mary’s Church, 640 Main St. at Summer St., Shrewsbury

Accessible to the physically challenged

Assistive Listening Systems

Large Print Programs

Tickets: $20; $18 Students/Seniors

Advanced sale discount $1

Information: (978)-562-9838 or www.avmsingers.org

Sports and Recreation

Sudbury Valley Trustees held its 57th Annual Meeting on October 24 at the new Eastern Massachusetts National Wildlife Refuge Complex's visitor center at the Assabet River NWR in Sudbury. This meeting recognizes SVT’s achievements in protecting and caring for land in our region and celebrates the individuals who have made significant contributions to that mission. 

We thank our hosts, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, for sharing its wonderful new facility. The attractive design of the visitor’s center, the focus on the latest in sustainable building practices, the informative, interactive exhibits, as well as the 15 miles of trails make this a wonderful place to visit. 

We are sincerely grateful to the local business community who supported this event.

We would like to express our thanks to Middlesex Savings Bank and Capital Group Properties of Southborough for helping to underwrite the meeting.  Our sincere thanks also go to Framed in Time of Framingham, which provided generous assistance in the framing of the conservation awards. Thank you to Sudbury Coffee Works, Whole Foods Market, Framingham and Trader Joe’s, Acton for contributing the refreshments which greatly enhanced the festive nature of Annual Meeting.

We feel most fortunate to have the support of these local businesses as we pursue our mission to conserve land and protects wildlife habitat in the Concord, Assabet, and Sudbury river basin for the benefit of present and future generations.

Nancy Hallen & the SVT staff

Space Weather News for Nov. 8, 2010
http://spaceweather.com

POSSIBLE COMET OUTBURST: A comet discovered just a few days ago by amateur astronomers in Japan is gliding by Saturn in the pre-dawn sky.  Comet Ikeya-Murakami (C/2010 V1) is not visible to the unaided eye, but observers say it is a fairly easy target for backyard telescopes.  Images obtained over the weekend reveal what appears to be an outburst in progress.  The comet's coma (atmosphere) bears a striking resemblance to the coma of Comet Holmes, which famously exploded in 2007.  Check http://spaceweather.com for photos and more information.

SOLAR ACTIVITY UPDATE: After unleashing one of the brightest X-ray flares in years on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 6th, sunspot 1121 took Sunday off.  No strong flares were recorded for the rest of the weekend.  Nevertheless, the active region's magnetic field is complex and harbors energy for more eruptions.  NOAA forecasters estimate an 85% chance of M-flares during the next 24 hours.

BRIGHT SOLAR FLARE: Active sunspot 1121 has just unleashed one of the brightest x-ray solar flares in several years, an M5.4-class eruption at 15:36 UT on Nov. 6th. Radiation from the flare created a wave of ionization in Earth's upper atmosphere that altered the propagation of low-frequency radio waves.  There was, however, no bright CME (plasma cloud) hurled in our direction, so the event is unlikely to produce auroras in the nights ahead.  Visit http://spaceweather.com for a movie of the eruption and more information about this increasingly active sunspot.

SPACE WEATHER ALERTS:  Would you like a call when solar storms hit Earth?  Sign up for Space Weather Phone: http://spaceweatherphone.com

Off Load

November 8, 2010 - A CSX train rolls through Southborough toward Boston.  There would be less train traffic but more truck traffic as CSX has plans to expand the current vacant rail yard on Walkup Drive just off Flanders Road in Westborough. The plans are for offloading of chemicals and rail car contents.  Several residents and groups have contacted the Southborough News about the plans.  It is in Westborough and moving through the various boards.  Besides the offloading of material just about a mile or so west of the Southborough line, residents are concerned with truck traffic going through residential neighborhoods.  Flanders Road extension was initially built to help with the industrial traffic flow toward route 9 to pick up the east/west routes.

Young'uns

November 8, 2010 - New Arborvitae trees take route along St. Mark's, the Cemetery and the Town House.

Cow Hike and Cowpie

November 8, 2010 - Many turned out for the annual cowpie and hike at the Breakneck Hill Davco Conservation lands.

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All Saints

November 8, 2010 - Members from St. Mark's march toward St. Anne's church to celebrate the All Saints holiday.  They then return to celebrate it with Pilgrim Church before returning to St. Mark's.  This has been an annual event for these churches for a number of years.

The Governor has ordered the American and Commonwealth Flags lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on November 9th in honor of Jonathan M. Curtis who was killed in action in Afghanistan.

From the Governor:

Please be advised that Governor Patrick has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Tuesday, November 9, 2010, in honor of Spc. Jonathan M. Curtis of Belmont, Massachusetts who was killed in action in Afghanistan on November 1, 2010.

This gubernatorial order applies to:

1. The main or administration building of each public institution of the Commonwealth, e.g. town and city halls

2. Other state-owned or state-controlled buildings

3. All state military installations

Sports and Recreation
Triboro Youth Hockey Association
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  League: >Midgets
    Date: 11-5-2010 at 9:00p
    Team: Triboro-Midget Minor   vs   TwinCity DeFazio
Location: NESC - Marlborough, MA
   Score: 1 to 8

 

Saturday, November 13, 10:00am-3:00pm, Wolbach Farm, Sudbury

ONE DAY ONLY! - Saturday November 13, 10:00am-3:00pm. 

Here is your opportunity to purchase nature inspired gifts, with a portion of the proceeds going to SVT.  This is a one-day only opportunity to shop at Wolbach Farm with a great selection of artists onsite for many of your holiday needs. 

Also available for purchase will be SVT's supply of goodies including SVT's Holiday Card for 2010.  This year's photograph (pictured here) is called "Ice Storm at Sunset Walden" by John Wawrzonek.  For a sample of the rest of the items, please take a look at SVT's on-line bookstore.

Artists in attendance will include Audubon Field Guide Author Peter Alden of Concord; Photographers David Blohm and Wayne Hall of Sudbury; Artist of SVT's Wren and Children's Books Author Gordon Morrison of Royalston; Glass Artist Nancy Burke of Westborough; Jewelry offered by Julia White of Wayland, Marie Jeffrey of Sudbury and Laura Harrington from Maynard's Art Space; Photographer Walter Harrington of Acton; Photographer Paul Sarapas of Stow; Ceramics and Photography by Amanda Watters of Southborough; Amelia Cordischi of Sudbury, winner of SVT's Under Age 18 Photo Contest; Mixed Media and Sculptural Artist Catherine Evans from Maynard's Art Space; Potter Gail Sillman of Sudbury; and Maple Street Studios Potter Jean D'Amico of Maynard. 

Additionally enjoy holiday cheer with light snacks and beverages providing a festive atmosphere.

And The Winner is:

November 11, 2010 - Gary Strickland won the "cowpie" contest this morning at the Breakneck Hill Conservation land.  The money raised through the fundraiser will help feed and pay vet bills for the Belted Galloways.

Elegant Bridal Shop Opens in Cordaville (Southborough)

November 7, 2010 - Kathi Sherry left corporate America to start her own business.  It started when she searched for her own wedding gown and ran into varied shops that sometimes did not have her needs, budget and service she was looking for.  Toying with the idea for several years, Kathi finally has her dream.  The yellow building at the corner of Route 85 (Cordaville Road) and Southville Road became the ideal shop to set up the bridal boutique.  It is conveniently located steps from the Southborough MBTA station bringing prospective clients from the Boston and Worcester area to her shop.  The bridal shop has wedding gowns, gowns for the bridal party and mother of the bride/groom, flower girl dresses, jewelry and purses.  Kathi prides herself on the services she provides for her clients. This includes the Platinum suite and dressing room.  A nicely appointed and roomy area for the bride to be and her wedding party.  Kathi says her dresses are timeless and elegant and she and her assistants will work with you to find the right dress.  Dresses range from $900 to $4,000 dollars.  There is plenty of parking at Platinum Bridal Boutique located at 106 Southville Road, Southborough.  The phone number is 508-657-GOWN.  If a wedding is in your future come take a look at Platinum Bridal Boutique.

Platinum Bridal Boutique

Flower girl dresses, wedding party dresses

The Platinum Suite and dressing room

Platinum Bridal Boutique

wedding gown

wedding party dress

jewelry

Kathi shows off some of the wedding gowns in the boutique.

The intersection of Southville and Cordaville Roads

A train leaves the Southborough Station

Senior Center Activities

8 Monday  9Tuesday 10 Wednesday 11 Thursday 12 Friday 13 Saturday
8:30 am Health clinic 8:30 am Walking Group 8:30 am Health clinic Closed Veterans Day
8:30 Mohegan Sun
Closed
9:30 cribbage
 
 
 
12 Pitch
10 AM Creative Writers
  1:00 PM water aerobics 10:00 AM Canasta
 
 
11:oo AM Book Club
1:00 PM water aerobics

Click here for the Senior Center Website

Support Our Senior Centers:

Stop on in and get your "Senior Centers Bumper Sticker"

Sunday  7

Monday  8

Tuesday 9

Wednesday 10

Thursday 11

Friday 12

Saturday 13

closed   Meeting of the Library Board of Trustees
Nov 09   5:30 PM 
  Library Closed for Veteran's Day
Nov 11 10:00 AM 
   

Southborough Library  website:  Click here

Amnesty Days at the Library – November 8-22

It’s that time of year again. Southborough Library will forgive any  fines or fees on overdue Southborough items – in exchange for a non-perishable food, or paper goods for the Southborough Food Pantry.  We are not able to forgive fines or fees from other libraries, but we can help out on our items.  Volunteers at the Food Pantry tell us that the donation of paper towels, tissue, cleaning supplies and other paper products are always needed.  For more information, stop by or call the Library at 508-485-5031.

Southborough meetings

November 7 to November 13, 2010

Meeting

Date

Time

Where

Metropolitan Area Planning Council - Agenda 11/8 9:30 AM 6th Floor Conference Room #1, 60 Temple Place, Boston

Recreation Commission - Agenda

11/8

7:00 PM

Recreation Office, 21 Highland Street

Southborough School Committee - Agenda 11/9 6:30 PM P. Brent Trottier Middle School Library, 49 Parkerville Road
Youth Commission - Agenda 11/9/10 7:15 PM Conference Room, Fayville Hall, 42 Central Street

ALGONQUIN PARENT TEACHER ORGANIZATION

(APTO)

WHAT DOES APTO DO?

Produces and distributes the only newsletter to all ARHS families.

_ Holds monthly meetings the second Thursday of each month- Open to all parents and teachers.

_ Coordinates parent & student volunteers to support both ARHS and APTO sponsored activities- APTO activities are funded

totally by membership dues and other fundraising activities.

_ Awards five scholarships annually to graduating seniors.

_ Organizes Junior Post-Prom Party - a chaperoned, substance-free, safe, all-night event for ARHS Juniors, regardless of prom

attendance.

_ Organizes and sponsors guest speakers and workshops on various issues of concern to the ARHS community.

_ Coordinates hospitality programs for both students and teachers, including spirit day for students and teacher/staff

appreciation breakfast and luncheon.

_ Organizes and sponsors complimentary self-defense class for senior girls.

_ Provides parent representation on School Council and Superintendent’s Advisory Board.

SUPPORT YOUR APTO for 2010-2011!

Membership Form ($30)

____________________________________ _____________________ ____________________

Parent/Guardian Full Name Phone Number E-mail address

____________________________________ _____________________ ____________________

Street Address Town Zip Code

Student(s) Name/YOG: __________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________

_____ I am interested in volunteering for fundraising, hospitality, special events, etc.

Mail this form with a $30 check made payable to APTO to: Pam Gratiano, 21 Juniper Brook Road, Northborough, MA 01532.

With your donation of $30, we will also send you an Algonquin bumper sticker. If you would like a bumper sticker, please include

a stamped, self-addressed business envelope. Thank you!

Algonquin Regional High School

Upcoming Events

11/8 APTO Meeting, 7:00 pm, Principal's Conf Rm

11/9 8th Grade Parent Night, 6:00-7:30pm

11/9 Band Concert, 7:30pm

11/10 Hypnotist Dan Candell, 7:00pm

11/11 Veterans' Day - School Closed
11/13 Electronic Recycling Day, ARHS 9am-1pm

11/24  Half Day

11/25, 26 Thanksgiving Recess

11/29 Professional Develop Day Teachers
11/29 Winter Sports Tryout

11/30 School Resumes
12/2-12/4 Musical "Where's Charley?" 7 pm

12/9 APTO Meeting, 7:00 pm, Principal's Conf Rm

12/14 Mid-point of Term 2
12/16 Holiday Concert, 7:30pm
12/23 Half Day, Winter Ball
12/24 - 1/1 Winter Vacation
1/3 School Reopens
1/13 Junior Planning College Night, 7pm
1/17 Martin Luther King Day - No School
1/18 Professional Development Day - No School
1/26 End of Term 2

Sports and Recreation
From the Rec Office:

Current Events & Programs:

Sign up Now for RAP session 2 and SKI

Family Farm Day & Hike - November 11

Gobble Wobble - November 25

 Playground/Splashpad Informational meeting for residents
November 8, 2010, 7pm,
Rec Office