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April 24, 2011 - April 30, 2011

SOUTHBOROUGH’S

21st ANNUAL

EARTH DAY CLEAN UP

SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2011

8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

To adopt a favorite part of town, please call Southborough’s Department of Public Works at 485-1210 or visit their location next to the Transfer Station that morning to sign up and pick up trash bags.  Coffee and pastries will be served at 8:00 AM.  T-shirts will be distributed on a first come basis.

PLEASE BRING WORK GLOVES

Stop by the Town Gazebo after the clean up for

pizza, soda and ice cream beginning at 11:30 AM.

A rain date has been set for Sunday, May 1, 2011.

Sponsored by:

The Rotary Club of Southborough, The Department of Public Works,

Southborough Open Land Foundation, NSTAR, Polar Beverages,

Domino’s Pizza of Southborough, Red Barn Coffee Roasters,

Theracopia Massage Therapy and Wellness Center,

Mauro’s Market and Al Cass, Inc.

Southborough Gardeners Annual Plant Sale

The Southborough Gardeners will hold their annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 7th from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Community House which is located at the intersection of routes 30 and 85.

Chairwomen Susan Pyne and Shelley Dropkin suggest that shoppers come early for the best selection of plants shared by the Gardeners from their own gardens as well as local nursery stock.  All members are asked to donate eight plants to this sale, and some members provide more than 100!  The Gardeners’ contributions of unique and rare plants for this event, year after year, demonstrate a true desire to share their knowledge of gardening with the community.  Each year, the Perennial Plant Association’s Plant of the Year is featured at the sale as well.

The Plant Sale will include a wide selection of annuals, perennials and hanging baskets, which are all suitable for spring planting and Mother’s Day gifts.

Proceeds from the public sale will support town beautification and Southborough Gardeners’ Scholarship Fund.  A $2000.00 scholarship is given annually to a Southborough resident pursuing environmental studies or a horticultural field.  Applications are available at the library.

ARHS Rugby team won our first ever home game against Lincoln-Sudbury 42-0.  B-side won 17-10!
Had over 50 fans cheering us on. (contributed photo)

Sunday, May 1st

COME WATCH

GIRLS RUGBY ROUND ROBIN!

@ Algonquin RHS

Practice Football Field

79 Bartlett St. Northborough, MA

11am: Algonquin A V. Portland A U19

12:15 Lincoln-Sudbury A v. Portland B

1:30 Algonquin B v. Lincoln-Sudbury

The Southborough Community Preservation Committee is holding an open forum on Thursday, May 12, 2011,

  7PM in Cordaville Hall, 9 Cordaville Road to review the Community Preservation Act and the process for applications for CPA Funds. The deadline for new applications is June 13, 2011.

Sports and Recreation

ARHS Sports Photos by Chris Wraight www.thawkspix.com

Recreation Report May, 2011

Thank you to all who supported at the South Union Playground and Volleyball projects.  Both will be a great benefit to the Town.

  

Summer Camps

Early bird specials end tomorrow.  You register online (for additional fee) or drop it in the mailbox out front of the Rec Office in the circular driveway this weekend.  Kid's Kamp @ Finn and Kid's Klub at Woodward still has openings.

  

RAP

We're accepting registrations now for the new RAP session to start May 9.

  

More Programs

Don't forget all the other programs we offer!!  Do you have college kids coming home?  Check out the new soccer and basketball leagues we offer.  We're also working on some new programs like Archery and Darts.  Keep watch for email updates. 

  

Southborough Summer Nights 2011

Planning for Summer Nights 2011 has begun.  Robin Martin, Sherri Beran and I are very excited to have the extra help of Kara Miles, Linda David and Susie Cabral.  It's great to have some new ideas.  Don't miss out and keep up to date on the plans on facebook. 

Recreation Facilities

Work is constantly being done to our facilities.  Chris Leroy from DPW works very hard to keep them in shape.  He just recently improved the long jump at Trottier School.  Tennis courts at Neary are ready to go.  Picnic tables and trash bins are out for use.  Preparation at Fay Memorial field & playground, Neary and Trottier fields are done.  Some other things on the list that DPW will be working on:

  • Lights for the small soccer field at Woodward

  • Volleyball court at Neary

  • Playground at South Union

Field Status?.....

Fields are open however, there maybe times we have to close them.  Watch the website during the week for updates.  Field Status

  

Sincerely,

Doreen Ferguson, Director
 

Southborough Recreation

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In This Issue
Recreation Facilities
Save the Date
Program Highlights

Save The Date! 

 

Walk to School Day

May 4

Woodward School and Recreation will be hosting a walk to school day on May 4.  We start at St. Anne's Church at 8:15.

 

NECC Road Race

May 7 - Trottier & Neary  School Grounds

 Town Elections

May 9

 Recreation Commission Meeting

May 19, 7:30, Rec Office

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Program Highlights!
  

Narragansett Bay Cruise & Newport, RI - June 18

 

Red Sox vs Orioles July 18 - 20

 

Trump Plaza Casino & Resort - August 16 - 18 

 

Ultimate Boot Camp - May 2

Biggest Loser Boot Camp - May 10

 

 

Masschusetts Park Pass - Visit State parks with the park pass and you will get FREE parking.  We have a long term pass and a one day pass available.  Must come into the office to reserve.

Visit here for more programs

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ARHS Sports
Sat 4/30 - Sun 5/1
Monday 5/2
Tuesday 5/3
Wednesday 5/4
Thursday 5/5
AVRTHS

The Town Moderator is seeking town residents to sit on the newly formed Town Manager Study Committee. 

This committee will recommend town manager legislation and will draft special municipal legislation whose purpose shall be to enact a Town Manager form of government with an elected Board of Selectmen, consisting of five persons.  This committee will present the proposed legislation for consideration by the Annual Town Meeting of 2012, or such earlier Special Town Meeting as may arise. 

Experience in town government is preferred.  Please submit a resume and letter of interest to the Selectmen’s Office, 17 Common St,  Southborough, MA  01772 or e-mail to personnel@southboroughma.com by Friday May 6, 2011. 

HELP AT EARTH DAY

LEARN ABOUT THE HABITAT RESTORATION PROJECT

JOIN US FOR A BIRD WALK

 

Earth Day is coming Saturday, April 30, 2011          8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Please come spend an hour or so on Saturday morning participating in SOLF's team cleanup for Earth Day on Cordaville Road between Templeman Woods and Lambert Corners, as well as along the boundary of Kallander Woods (along Rte 30 and Valley Road).  We meet at the DPW at 8:30 AM.  This work goes very quickly, and it's fun and satisfying to see the difference a little teamwork makes!  Remember your gloves!

Stop by the Town Gazebo after the clean up for

pizza, soda and ice cream beginning at 11:30 AM.

Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 1:00 PM - WHIP Project Walk  

Have you been wondering about the clearing of the land at Beals Preserve?  Come to a walk,  led by Sally Watters and Freddie Gillespie, to learn about the Habitat Restoration project at Beals Preserve. Meet at the kiosk at the entrance to Beals Preserve at the lane off Main Street.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 -  7:00 to 9:00 AM - Bird Walk  

Bird walk at Beals Preserve led by Jeff Collins from Mass Audubon. We hope to see some of the spring migrants. The walk will be geared toward beginner birders, but will adjust to level of the participants attending. Bring your binoculars. Meet at the kiosk at the entrance to Beals Preserve at the lane off Main Street.

 

The Trustees of SOLF 

As a Southboro/Northboro volunteer for Furnishing Options in Marlboro, I'd like to make you aware of an excellent opportunity to help someone in need this weekend.  Instead of taking your unwanted furniture and household items to the transfer station , please consider dropping them off on Saturday in Westboro, where they will be collected and distributed to needy families in this area.                               

 

Furnishing Options has a goal of securing enough furniture for five entire rooms, enough to fill a moving container. That container will be located at the Green Thumb Garden Center at 187 Turnpike Rd (Rt. 9) on April 30 from 8:00am-noon.

 

People looking to donate qualified furniture on April 30 should contact Elizabeth Hanson at: 508-864-1012 to arrange for that donation to be accepted.

Furnishing Options’ mission is to provide a variety of household items to individuals in need, low income families or individuals recovering from mental illness or other disabilities. Donations accepted may include sofas, tables, chairs, kitchen items such as pots and pans and other items such as lamps. Anything that can make a house into a home for people that may be struggling. Furnishing Options only accepts goods that are clean and in fine working condition.

Do a good deed and help someone in need this weekend.  Please see the attached flyer for further information.  Thanks for any donations you can make! 

Sincerely,
Carol Turner

 

Framingham REI — Hopkinton Green Expo

·         Date: 4/30/2011

·         Event Location: Hopkinton High School

·         Event Fee: Free

·         Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (EDT)

·         Leader: Hopkinton PTA

Description: Exhibits, Arts and Crafts for Kids, Music, Food. Learn about sustainable and green living. Stop by the REI table to enter the free drawing! Free!

Sports and Recreation

ARHS Sports Photos by Chris Wraight www.thawkspix.com

SOUTHBOROUGH’S

21st ANNUAL

EARTH DAY CLEAN UP

SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2011

8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

To adopt a favorite part of town, please call Southborough’s Department of Public Works at 485-1210 or visit their location next to the Transfer Station that morning to sign up and pick up trash bags.  Coffee and pastries will be served at 8:00 AM.  T-shirts will be distributed on a first come basis.

PLEASE BRING WORK GLOVES

Stop by the Town Gazebo after the clean up for

pizza, soda and ice cream beginning at 11:30 AM.

A rain date has been set for Sunday, May 1, 2011.

Sponsored by:

The Rotary Club of Southborough, The Department of Public Works,

Southborough Open Land Foundation, NSTAR, Polar Beverages,

Domino’s Pizza of Southborough, Red Barn Coffee Roasters,

Theracopia Massage Therapy and Wellness Center,

Mauro’s Market and Al Cass, Inc.

 

        

SOUTHBOROUGH FIRE DEPARTMENT DAILY LOG

Tuesday 4/19/1 

00:51 EMS CALL SUMMIT RD 

    A28  FF STRONG       FF NEAL

    C30  FF PIERCE

03:33 ASSSIT POLICE OR OTHER AGENCY MIDDLE RD 

    C30  LT DANO

04:15 CO DETECTOR ACTIVATION, NO CO BLUEBERRY LN 

    A28  FF PIERCE       FF NEAL

    E22  LT DANO         FF STRON 

09:00 COMMERCIAL INSPECTION PINE HILL DR 

    C27  CAPT MAURO

12:00 PLAN REVIEW - SMOKE DETECTOR NICHOLS ST 

    C3   CAPT MAURO

16:00 PROPANE INSPECTION DARLENE DR 

    C27  CAPT MAURO

17:13 ANIMAL RESCUE WARD RD 

    C30  LT SADOWSKI

18:15 EMS CALL HIGHLAND ST 

    A28  FF KANE         FF WILLS

    C30  LT PELTIER

Wednesday 4/20/11

08:05 ALARM SYSTEM DUE TO MALFUNCTIO HIGHLAND ST 

    E22  FF SHANAHAN

    T21  LT PELTIER      FF FRANKS       FF MARTINS

08:32 ADMINISTRATIVE MEETING BEAVER ST  MIL

    C20  CHIEF MAUR

10:00 PLAN REVIEW - SMOKE DETECTOR OLD HARRY RD 

    C3   CAPT MAURO

13:00 TRAINING - FIRE LYNBROOK RD 

    A28  FF SHANAHAN     FF MARTINS

    C27  CAPT MAURO

    C30  LT PELTIER

    E23  FF TOMMANEY

    T21  FF FRANKS

19:33 EMS CALL NEWTON ST 

    A28  FF SHANAHAN     FF MARTINS

    C30  LT PELTIER

21:51 EMS CALL EAST MAIN ST 

    A28  FF SHANAHAN     FF MARTINS

    C30  LT PELTIER

23:16 EMS CALL MASS PIKE EAST    

    A28  FF SHANAHAN     FF MARTINS

    C30  LT PELTIER

Thursday 4/21/11

09:18 ADMINISTRATIVE MEETING COMMON ST 

    C20  CHIEF MAURO

    C27  CAPT MAURO

11:30 SITE PLAN REVIEW WILLOW ST 

    C3   CAPT MAUR 

13:19 EMS CALL ACRE BRIDGE RD and 911 FIELD 

    A28  FF RICE         FF MARTINS

    C30  FF ROACH

13:30 PROPANE INSPECTION EAST MAIN ST 

    C27  CAPT MAURO

14:30 SMOKE DETECTOR NEW CONSTRUCT OAK HILL RD 

    C27  CAPT MAURO

16:00 PROPANE INSPECTION OLD HARRY RD 

    C27  CAPT MAURO

21:28 EMS CALL RED GATE LN 

    A28  FF RICE         FF AMENDOLA

    C30  FF ROACH

Friday 4/22/11

09:43 SMOKE SCARE, ODOR OF SMOKE VALLEY RD 

    E22  LT PELTIER      FF GOODSPEED    FF FRANKS

14:43 EMS CALL NEWTON ST 

    A28  FF GOODSPEED    FF MARTINS

    C30  FF FRANKS

16:32 ALARM SYSTEM DUE TO MALFUNCTIO ST MARTIN DR 

    E22  FF GOODSPEED

    T21  LT PELTIER      FF SHANAHAN     FF FRANKS       FF MARTINS

21:21 CITIZEN COMPLAINT SOUTHVILLE RD 

    C20  CHIEF MAURO

    C30  LT PELTIER      FF FRANKS

Saturday 4/23/1 

05:55 EMS CALL SOUTHVILLE RD 

    A28  FF GOODSPEED    FF MARTINS

    C30  FF FRANKS

18:45 POWER LINE DOWN OAK HILL RD 

    E22  CAPT HUBLEY     FF ASPESI       FF NAVAROLI

Sunday 4/24/11

23:20 EMS CALL BOSTON RD 

    A28  FF NEAL         FF PIERCE

    C30  LT DANO

Monday 4/25/11

10:15 FOLLOW-UP INSPECTION ST MARTIN DR 

    C27  CAPT MAURO

11:30 PLAN REVIEW - SMOKE DETECTOR BIGELOW RD 

    C3   CAPT MAURO

14:00 COMMERCIAL INSPECTION ST MARTIN DR 

    C27  CAPT MAURO

19:38 SMOKE SCARE, ODOR OF SMOKE CENTRAL ST 

    E22  CAPT HUBLEY     FF KANE         FF WILLS

22:02 EMS CALL PARKERVILLE RD 

    A28  FF ASPESI       FF NAVAROLI

    C30  FF WILLS

New England Forests Exhibition Opens May 21 at Harvard Museum of Natural History's new Zofnass Family Gallery


On Saturday, May 21, 2011 the Harvard Museum of Natural History will debut the new Zofnass Family Gallery with the opening of New England Forests, a permanent multi-media exhibition that explores the natural history and ecology of our regional forests, their responses to human activity, and their environmental significance. Visitors are invited to explore the ecology of woodland caribou, wolves, and other wildlife of New England; learn about lichen cities that cling to rocks; and the circle of life within and around a forest pond from tiny aquatic insects to giant moose.

To complement the exhibition, the museum will offer a fall 2011 series of public lectures and symposia featuring Harvard faculty and other experts.

This new exhibition was made possible by a generous gift from Harvard alumnus Paul Zofnass [AB'69, MBA'73, HLS'73], an avid sailor and outdoorsman, who grew up in Belmont, MA and often visited the public galleries of Harvard's Museum of Comparative Zoology as a child. See full release here:  http://www.hmnh.harvard.edu/press-room/new-england-forests.html

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, www.hmnh.harvard.edu,  617.495.3045.
 


Over 5,100 Sites Join DEA Nationwide Effort
to Take-Back Prescription Drugs on April 30th


(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA’s) second National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is this Saturday, April 30th. More than 5,100 sites nationwide have joined the effort that seeks to prevent pill abuse and theft. This is hundreds more sites than were established for the event last fall. The free event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time.

Government, community, public health and law enforcement partners at these sites will be working together to collect expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs that are potentially dangerous if left in the family’s medicine cabinet.

Last September, Americans turned in over 242,000 pounds—121 tons—of prescription drugs at nearly 4,100 sites operated by more than 3,000 of the DEA’s state and local law enforcement partners. Also last fall, Congress passed the Safe and Secure Drug Disposal Act of 2010, which amends the Controlled Substances Act to allow users of controlled substance medications to dispose of them by delivering them to entities authorized by the Attorney General to accept them. The Act also allows the Attorney General to authorize long term care facilities to dispose of their residents’ controlled substances in certain instances. DEA is presently drafting regulations to implement the Act.

Collection sites in every local community can be found by going to www.dea.gov and clicking on the “Got Drugs?” banner at the top of the home page, which connects to a database that citizens can search by zip code, city or county. This site is continuously updated with new take-back locations. In addition, interested media can now go to: www.nationaltakebackday.com to download a public service announcement about the initiative.

This initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. Medicines that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse, and abuse. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the U.S. are alarmingly high—more Americans currently abuse prescription drugs than the number of those using cocaine, hallucinogens, and heroin combined, according to the 2009 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Studies show that individuals that abuse prescription drugs often obtained them from family and friends, including from the home medicine cabinet. In addition, many Americans do not know how to properly dispose of their unused medicine, often flushing them down the toilet or throwing them away – both potential safety and health hazards.

“The overwhelming public response to DEA's first nationwide Take-Back event last fall not only rid homes of potentially harmful prescription drugs, but was an unprecedented opportunity to educate everyone about the growing prescription drug abuse problem," said DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart. “Studies have shown that, for many, prescription drugs are the very first drugs they abuse—and all too often they aren’t the last. That is why we are committed to helping Americans keep their homes safe by ridding their medicine cabinets of expired, unused, and unwanted drugs.”

“I encourage every American to take advantage of this valuable opportunity to safely dispose of unused, un-needed, or expired prescription drugs,” said Gil Kerlikowkse, Director of National Drug Control Policy. “Preventing these readily available and potentially deadly drugs from being diverted and misused is something each and every one of us can do to help reduce the epidemic of prescription drug abuse that is harming so many Americans.”

Other participants in this initiative include the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy; the American Association of Poison Control Centers; the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America; D.A.R.E. America; the Federation of State Medical Boards; the U. S. Health Resources and Services Administration; the International Association of Chiefs of Police; the National Association of Attorneys General; the National Family Partnership; the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives; the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy; the National District Attorneys Association; the National Sheriffs Association; and The Partnership at Drugfree.org.

Sports and Recreation

ARHS Sports Photos by Chris Wraight www.thawkspix.com

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RAP Registration Begins Today

 

This is our last RAP session of the school year. 

Check out all the class. 

 finn art

 

 

snow cone

 

 

water slide

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Friendly Reminder!!

  

Summer Camp Early Bird Registration is coming to an end on April 30.

 

$99/week - A $10 savings/week

 

Not sure what your summer plans yet?  Sign up now and you can adjust your choice of weeks later.

 

 We have so many fun things planned for the kids.  We have an amazing staff that is looking foward to spending time with your children.

 

Daniel Rudzinsky will be joining us this summer as our new Supervisor for Kid's Kamp at Finn.  Dan is PE teacher in the Marlborough Schools, K-12.  Coaches Basketball and has run camps for Skyhawk Sports.

 

Supervisor and Woodward PE teacher, Tiffany Goode, will be returning this year to run Kid's Klub at Woodward.   

COME WATCH!

FIRST EVER HOME GAME

 

ALGONQUIN GIRLS RUGBY

V.

LINCOLN-SUDBURY HS

 

WED, APRIL 27TH

KICK-OFF @ 3:30

(PRACTICE FOOTBALL FIELD)

Assabet Valley Mastersingers Present “A British Perspective”

May 7, at 8 p.m., Assabet Valley Mastersingers will focus on “A British Perspective” in concert at Evangelical Congregational Church, West Main Street (Route 30) and Church Street, Westborough. Poetry infuses all of the three widely different selections on the program. Accessible to the physically challenged, with assistive listening systems and large-print programs available. Concert tickets may be purchased at Robinson Music Company, Westborough; Shattuck Pharmacy, Northborough; Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union, Shrewsbury; English Garden Florist, Southborough; Arts Alliance, Hudson; and Joy-Den Jewelers and Main Street Café in Marlborough. Tickets: $18 or $15 for students/seniors. For info, call 1-978-562-9838

Antonio "Tony" Morazzini, 77, of Ashland passed away April 23, 2011. Born in Southborough he was the son of the late Antonio and Bertha (Giombetti) Morazzini and the husband of Cathrene (Lang) Morazzini. Tony spent 25 happy years in the U.S. Navy traveling extensively in Britain, Europe, and Asia. Later he worked at Fenwal Corp. in Ashland and lastly with the Ashland School Department. He liked to work around his yard, go fishing and woodworking. He especially enjoyed time with his friends at the coffee shop. Besides his wife he is survived by one son: Jim of Hamburg, N.Y.; his daughter: Janet of Oakland, Maine. Two grandchildren: Caitlin and Joshua Morazzini of New York. His two nieces: Virginia DesMarais and her husband Walter of Ashland, and Lorraine Gentili of Fredericksburg, Va. One sister: Imperia Pacific of Marlboro and many more nieces and nephews in the Marlborough and Framingham area. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m., in the Chapel of the Matarese Funeral Home, 325 Main St. Ashland. There will be an hour of visitation prior to the service.


Arbor Day of Service

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APRIL 29, 2011

The Massachusetts Arborists Association launched a brand new volunteer initiative in 2010 called Arbor Day of Service. This initiative was built on the success of the association’s traditional celebration, held for 30 years, by creating a statewide volunteer service day. We hope you'll participate in 2011.

Arbor Day of Service Sponsorships available! Click here to learn more.

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Click here for the ADoS toolkit that contains all the information you'll need to run a successful Arbor Day of Service project. Make a difference by giving back.

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SOUTHBOROUGH'S 21st ANNUAL

EARTH DAY CLEAN UP

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2011

8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

 

To adopt a favorite part of town, please call Southborough's Department of Public Works at 485-1210 or visit their location next to the Transfer Station that morning to sign up and pick up trash bags.  Coffee and pastries will be served at 8:00 AM.  T-shirts will be distributed on a first come basis.

 

PLEASE BRING WORK GLOVES

 

Stop by the Town Gazebo after the clean up for

pizza, soda and ice cream beginning at 11:30 AM.

 

A rain date has been set for Sunday, May 1, 2011.

 

Sponsored by:

 

The Rotary Club of Southborough, The Department of Public Works,

Southborough Open Land Foundation, NSTAR, Polar Beverages,

Domino's Pizza of Southborough, Red Barn Coffee Roasters,

Theracopia Massage Therapy and Wellness Center,

Mauro's Market and Al Cass, Inc.

SOLF Bird Walk

May 14, from 7-9 a.m.

 Southborough Open Land Foundation will be holding a

bird walk at Beals Preserve, led by led by Jeff Collins from Mass. Audubon. The walk will be geared toward beginner birders, but will adjust to level of participants attending. Bring your binoculars. Meet at the entrance to Beals Preserve at the lane off Main Street.

For more info about SOLF, visit www.solf.org

Sports and Recreation

ARHS Sports Photos by Chris Wraight www.thawkspix.com

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Recreation is excited to sponsor

 

Pat Richardson's

Tennis Coach for Southborough Recreation

 

2011 Round Robin

 

June 6 - Sept 5

Mondays 5:30pm - dark

Fay Courts

 

This is a free, drop-in program. 

Only request is that you bring 1 to 4 cans of balls.

 

ARHS Sports
Monday 4/25
Tuesday 4/26
Wednesday 4/27
Thursday 4/28
Friday 4/29
AVRTHS Sports

Sudbury Valley Trustees

Appreciating Nature

Tippling Rock, Nobscot Scout Reservation, Sudbury

Thursday May 19, 9:00AM-Noon

(Rain Date: Friday, May 20)

 

Leader:  Chris Stix, Environmental Studies major at the University of Wisconsin.  Appreciating Nature enhances our powers of observation, our joy in being present in nature and our artistic eye for the natural world.  You will share in activities that enable you to observe more effectively, experience the exceptional beauty that is all around you, deepen your spiritual connection with the natural world and gain an appreciating for the living things all around you at Tippling Rock, an area of exceptional beauty. 

 

Registration required. SVT Members: Free, Non-Members: $10

 

For additional information and registration, visit www.svtweb.org or call 978-443-5588.

Happy Easter
Sunrise Service

April 23, 2011 - The United Parishes of Southborough held their eleventh annual sunrise service at Hopkinton State Park this morning.  Although we didn't see the sun, the birds were all out singing.

Raindrops

April 23, 2011 - Raindrops still rest on the flowers of this tree.

Southborough meetings

April 25,  to April 29, 2010

Meeting Date Time Place
Planning Board - Agenda April 25 6:30 PM McAuliffe Hearing Room, Town House
Zoning Board of Appeals - Agenda April 25 7:00 PM Cordaville Hall, 9 Cordaville Road
MBTA Triangle Committee - Agenda April 25 6:00 PM Country Kitchen, Cordaville Hall, 9 Cordaville Road
Affordable Housing Trust Fund Committee - Agenda April 26 6:30 PM McAuliffe Hearing Room, Town House
Board of Selectmen - Agenda April 26 7:00 PM McAuliffe Hearing Room, Town House
Neary School Council - Agenda April 26 3:00 PM Neary Elementary School, 53 Parkerville Road
Board of Assessors - Agenda April 27 6:30 PM Algonquin Regional High School Library, 79 Barlett Street, Northborough
Northborough/Southborough Regional School Committee - Agenda April 27 7:30 PM Algonquin Regional High School Library, 79 Barlett Street, Northborough
Open Space Preservation Commission - Agenda April 27 7:00 PM Board of Health Office, Cordaville Hall, 9 Cordaville Road
Zoning Board of Appeals - Agenda April 27 7:00 PM McAuliffe Hearing Room, Town House
       
       

Sunday  24

Monday 25

Tuesday 26

Wednesday 27

Thursday 28

Friday 29

Saturday 30

 

 

Preschool Story Time
Apr 26 10:30 AM 

 
On Tuesday, April 26, starting at 7:00 p.m., Beading: Make a Spring Bracelet, with Pat Ellis. $7.00 for materials.

 

On Wednesday, April 27, starting at 7:00 p.m., Poet Ian Williams returns to Southborough for a poetry reading and a peek at his first novel.  Join us for this literary event.

 

 

On Thursday, April 28, there are two events:  at 4:00 p.m. Tea & Poetry with the Daughters of the British Empire – everyone is welcome. (free-will offering of $5.00 suggested)

At 7:00 p.m., it’s Candidates’ Night - come to meet the candidates for all Town positions. Selectmen candidates will speak and answer questions.

 

 

   

Southborough Library  website:  Click here

Senior Center Activities

24 Monday 25Tuesday 26 Wednesday 27 Thursday 28 Friday 29 Saturday
8:30 Health clinic
9:30 Tai Chi
8:30 am Health clinic 9:30 Mah Jongg
 
open 9:00 AM

 

9:00 Yoga 10:00 Bocce
9:00 AM Dr. Cooper 10:00 Bocce 9:30 Pool 12:00 Pitch 9:30 Painting class
11:00 Senior Singers
9:30 Cribbage   10 AM Creative Writers 12:00 PM Bridge 10:00 AM Canasta
12:30 Bingo and lunch
12 Pitch
12:00 Pitch  
12:00 Blue Plate special      
  2:00 Fitness  

Click here for the Senior Center Website

Support Our Senior Centers:

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

Join us next weekend as the

Pro Musica Youth Chorus
presents
 
Spring Sing
Youth Chorus at Big Sing 2010

with special guests WPI's

Simple Harmonic Motion 

 
Sunday, May 1, 2011Hudson Town Hall
78 Main Street 
2:30 pm 

 

 
$10 adults, $8 seniors/students 

$6 children under 12  

 

Save $1 off each ticket purchased in advance

 

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NEW HOMELAND SECURITY (TERROR) ADVISORY SYSTEM

 

April 23, 2011

 

If you have not heard already the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has implemented a NEW Terror Alert/Threat Level System, called the National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS).  This will replace the Color-Code system, which will be completely discontinued. Below is a summary of information regarding this new system.

 “Washington, D.C. - Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will discontinue the color-coded alerts of the Homeland Security Advisory System (HSAS) in favor of a new system, the National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS), that will more effectively communicate information about terrorist threats by providing timely, detailed information to the public, government agencies, first responders, airports and other transportation hubs, and the private sector.”

There are only two Alert Levels with the new system: “Imminent” and “Elevated”

 Example of an Official Threat Alert Release: http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/ntas/ntas-sample-alert.pdf 

       The link to the official website is: http://www.dhs.gov/files/programs/ntas.shtm In addition to an overview, ANYYONE   can sign-up to receive alerts through various mediums.  

 DHS has requested all parties to:

  •  Remove any postings (hard-copy/electronic) of the Color-Code System

  • Post the new (NTAS) system and/or website link to the NTAS

  • Share information with family, friends, co-workers, etc.

Susan Anderson, 57, of Hopkinton, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2011 at the Brigham and Womens Hospital in Boston. Born in Michigan, she was the daughter of the late Kim and Caroline (Womack) Hill. She was the wife of Christopher Anderson of Hopkinton. A 20 year Hopkinton resident, Susan formerly worked at Ford Motors and had been a teacher and technology coordinator in the Hopkinton School system for 15 years. Besides her husband of 32 years, she leaves behind her children, Christopher Anderson and his wife Jacqueline, Mark Anderson and Brian Anderson, and her brother, Kim E. Hill of NY, NY. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 from 5-8p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com A funeral service will take place on Thursday, April 21st at 11:00a.m. at Pilgrim Church, 15 Common St. Southborough. Burial will take place in Charlestown, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 495 Old Connecticut Path Ste 220 Framingham, MA 01701.

Patricia J. Flanders of Marshfield, formerly of Hopkinton and Southborough, died in the Life Care Center of Scituate, at the age of 42, after a long battle with cancer. Beloved daughter of Susan and Thomas Flanders of Marshfield. Sister of Julie Flanders and Thomas Flanders, Jr. of Hopkinton. Patricia was born in Framingham, Nov. l2, l968 and lived a courageous life coping with the challenges of Spina Bifida. Educated in the Southborough School System. She attended Quinsigamond Community College of Worcester, concentrating in Medical Administrative Studies. Very much loved by her aunts Jean Holland of FL, Patricia Kienholz and husband Donald of NH, Uncle John Flanders and wife Lois of CT, several cousins and friends. Funeral from the MacDonald Funeral Home, l755 Ocean St., Rte. l39, Marshfield on Wednesday, April 27 at l0 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Careswell St, Marshfield at 11 a.m. Interment following Mass in Cedar Grove Cemetary, Marshfield. In lieu of flowers, donations in Patricias memory may be made to the Norwell Visiting Nurses Association and Hospice, 9l Longwater Circle, Norwell, MA 0206l. For online guest book and directions please visit our website www.macdonaldfuneralhome.co

Sports and Recreation

ARHS Sports Photos by Chris Wraight www.thawkspix.com

No Time for Rain

April 24, 2011 - The ARHS boys Lacrosse team played Minnechaug in heavy rain Saturday.

A Win

April 24, 2011 - ARHS won against Minnechaug 5-3 Saturday.

 

Bonus Bucks   

 Bonus Bucks are back!

 

Receive one "Bonus Buck" dollar coupon for every $20 of plant purchases in May and June 2011!  Redeem your "Bonus Bucks" in July and August for up to half off the price of a plant purchase, it's that easy!  This has been a very successful program and enables our customers to save their "Bucks" for that extra perennial, or much wanted plant of their choice!  The more plants you buy in May and June, the more "Bucks" you have to spend later! 

See you soon....let's get "growing"!

     
Gulbankian Farms Garden Center & Florist Shop
40 Mt. Vickery Rd. Southborough, MA 01772
Tel:  508-485-8979