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October 28, 2007 to  November 3, 2007

On their way to Victory

November 3, 1007 - The T-Hawks won last night's football game at home against Milford High School 17 to 13.

Storm Sunset

November 3, 2007 -  The first clouds of Hurricane Noel made for an awesome sunset last night.

Food Drive

November 3, 2007 - Volunteers sort the variety of food that was being brought to the Pilgrim church and the Food Pantry today as part of the Scouting for Food project.  If you were hesitant about putting the bagged food out by your mailbox in this rain, you can always leave the donated food at the various churches around town or at the Food Pantry itself located at Pilgrim Church.  The food Pantry is open Tuesdays 7:00 to 8:00 PM and Fridays 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Senior Football Player

November 3, 2007 - Mr. and Mrs. Walter McClain applaud as their son Julian is presented as a graduating senior Algonquin Regional High School Football player at the parents of senior football players and cheerleaders ceremony at last night's football game.

3rd Annual Holiday Boutique

November 3, 2007 - Shoppers gather to look over the hand made crafts at today's Southborough Crafters and Artisan’s Guild.  The shop is held today and tomorrow at Cordaville Hall at the Southborough Senior Center.  If you didn't get to make it there today the crafters will be there again tomorrow from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Making the Ramp

November 3, 2007 - Sudbury Firefighters volunteer their time, labor and expertise in putting in a new ramp for a fellow Sudbury Firefighter and Southborough resident that has had to start using a wheelchair due to a medical condition.

Half Time

November 3, 2007 - Algonquin Regional High School Marching Band and twirler with fire baton perform at half time at last nights football game against Milford High School.

Swan Dance

November 3, 2007 - More like a swan swim.  This swan was spotted on the west side of Middle Road at the causeway.

Breakneck Hill Road Accident

November 2, 2007 - The driver of this landscape truck and trailer lost control going north on Breakneck Hill Road yesterday.  There was a minor gasoline spill from the various landscaping equipment and the road was temporarily closed until Ted's arrived to tow the truck off the tree.  Only minor cuts and bruises were reported on the driver and passenger.

Join us for our 3rd Annual Holiday Boutique!


Long known for their warm and friendly house parties, The Southborough Crafters and Artisan’s Guild, will host their 3rd Annual Holiday Boutique at the Cordaville Hall, Rt. 85, Southborough (across from Woodward School) on Nov. 3 and 4, 2007, from 9 am to 3 pm.

Come find those special hand-crafted items for your gift list - or for yourself!  This year the diverse collection of unique and beautiful things offered include pottery, jewelry, stationery, personalized name frames, calligraphy, gift boxes and baskets, doll clothes, and more.

The Holiday Portrait

November 2, 2007 - The photographer from Robbportraits of Wayland takes the Bourdon family holiday photo.  Laurie Bourdon had won the sitting at an MS Fundraiser held at the Stow Country Club earlier this year.

Save the Date

The Southborough Gardeners present:

Date: November 8th at 10:00 at Pilgrim Church

Event: Holidays Under the Gun with Andrew Anderson
Boutique and Refreshments
Tickets: $5.00 at the door
Adults only please
Another Award Winner

November 2, 2007 - The Snow Princess accepts her award from the Fire Chief at the Southborough Fire Association Annual Halloween Parade and judging.

King of the Herd

November 2, 2007 - Zues looks over his herd and territory earlier this week.

Algonquin Sports Schedule November 2, 2007

Girls Varsity Soccer @ HOLY NAME @ HOLY NAME HIGH SCHOOL High School 2:00pm
 Boys Varsity Football VS Milford High School Algonquin 7:00pm

Assabet Valley Voke Tech  Schedule November 2, 2007

Boys Varsity Soccer VS DISTRICTS   2:00pm
 Girls Varsity Soccer @ DISTRICTS     2:00pm
 Girls Varsity Volleyball VS DISTRICTS Gym 3:30pm
 Boys Varsity Football VS Bay Path Regtechhs Football Field 7:00pm
Southborough Seniors Halloween dinner

November 1, 2007 - Even the seniors got into the trick or treat mood at yesterdays luncheon.  Below Kindergroup youngsters come to the Senior Center for trick or treats.

The Halloween guessing jar

November 1, 2007 - Children at the library get to take guesses on just how many M & M's are in the jar.  Below children were able to do crafts and get treats at the library yesterday.

When you change your clock back an hour on November 4th, please change your smoke detector batteries. With the heating and holiday season upon us, it is recommended that you have fresh batteries in your smoke detectors. Starting this year, Daylight Savings time ends the first Sunday in November (not the last Sunday in October as in the past). Also, you should test your smoke detector weekly.

Southborough Food Pantry

The United Parishes Food Pantry is located at the Pilgrim Church, Southborough.  Hours are Tuesday 7:00 to 8:00 PM and Fridays 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

They are looking for crackers, cookies, tomato products, shampoo and any other item you are willing to donate. Thanksgiving is coming up fast too so think of items that could be used with Turkey dinners.  Please check the expiration dates of the items.  If you would like to donate a monetary contribution, please make checks out to Southborough Food Pantry and mail to P.O. Box 281, Southborough, MA 01772.  All contributions are tax deductible.

Fixing the bump in the Sidewalk

November 1, 2007 - That infamous bump on the sidewalk by the recycle dumpsters gets a fix by Joe.


Falconi Shell has been supporting boys soccer Boosters at Algonquin for the third year in a row!  Every Thursday during this soccer season, they donate 1cent per gallon of gas sold.  The money has gone toward costs for the end of the season banquet, and expenses not covered by the athletic budget such as coach’s training and special equipment.


Algonquin Sports Schedule November 1, 2007

No Events scheduled

Assabet Valley Voke Tech  Schedule November 1, 2007

 Boys Varsity Cross Country @ STATE VOC MEET   2:30pm
 Boys Freshman Football @ Bay Path Regtechhs Click for directions   3:30pm
Safety Rules on Halloween

October 31, 2007 - There will be lots of Batmen, Power Rangers, Witches, Ghosts and Goblins out tonight. Here are some safety hints for the little ones.  If you are driving be extra careful tonight on the roads.

Try to Trick or Treat while still daylight; If walking at night use a flashlight and/or reflective tape; Never walk alone; Smaller children should have at least one adult with the group;  Homeowners turn on your outside lights; Make sure there are no lit candles or pumpkins nearby the walkway where youngsters Halloween clothing could catch fire; children should never enter homes but stay outside the doorway to receive their candy; Parents should check all candy at the end of the night; Unwrapped candy should be discarded; be careful of masks as they can block the eyesight of little ones; Have fun!!

In Harmony

October 31, 2007 - A Red Sox Supporter and a Yankee supporter sit side by side on Woodward Spirit Day. Photo Courtesy of Amy Benford, Woodward School.

The Old Tire Swing

October 31, 2007 - This tire swing awaits a youngster to swing under it's golden leaves.

The Southborough Board of Health announces two Flu Clinics:  Thursdays, November 8 from 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M and again on November 15 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 P.M.  The shots will take place at the Cordaville Hall Senior Center located at 9 Cordaville Road, Southborough.  Free, but you must bring your Medicare and/or Medicare Advantage card.  For details, call 508-481-3013
Woodward Community Reading Day

October 31, 2007 - Last Friday was Community Reading Day in the Southborough School system. Here at the Woodward school Pat Draper of the Southborough Food Pantry reads to the students.  Photo Courtesy of Amy Benford, Woodward School.

ARHS Class of 1987 Reunion

Saturday November 24, 2007  from 7:00 PM to Midnight at Indian Meadows, 275 Turnpike Road, Westborough, MA

Hors'D'euvres, Entertainment, 50/50 Raffle

$50.00 per person (make checks payable to ARHS Class of 1987) and mail to ARHS Class of 1987, P.O. Box 113, Southborough, MA 01772.  For more information Email

Algonquin Sports Schedule October 31, 2007

No Events scheduled

Assabet Valley Voke Tech  Schedule October 30, 2007

Boys Varsity Soccer VS STATE VOC. FINALS   3:00pm
 Girls Varsity Soccer VS STATE VOC FINALS   3:00pm
 Girls Varsity Volleyball @ STATE SEMI FINALS   3:00pm
Lucky Winner

October 30, 2007 - Dan Mattioli with friends Bobby Goldstein and Stef (all Bentley graduates) head for Game 3 of the World Series in Denver, Colorado.  Dan won the Actober contest for his video.  Dan is shown be interviewed by  Dan was also interviewed by the Japanese media.  A great win, a great game, a great team.  Photos courtesy of Mattioli and

Wizard of Oz witch

October 30, 2007 - This creative Halloween display on Main Street looks as if it has come right out of the movie.  Do you have a Halloween display photo you would like to share with the Southborough News readers? send it to

Marjorie Ann (Talbot) Welch



Marjorie Ann ( Talbot ) Welch, 83, wife of the late Paul R. Welch (2002), passed away October 27 2007 after a long illness.

She is survived by her son Paul T. Welch and his wife Susan of Grafton; grandchildren Marc and Kathleen Welch; great grandchild Dylan Welch; two brothers, Ted Talbot of Hamden CT, Jack Talbot of Eliot ME; one sister, Joann Lumino of Hampden ME; several nieces and nephews. Her other son, Mark Welch passed away in 2005. She was born September 2, 1924 in Medford, the daughter of the late John and Kathryn ( Kutt ) Talbot and lived many years in Southborough where she volunteered at The Southborough Public Library. Marjorie's greatest enjoyment was time spent vacationing with her family on the beaches of Cape Cod. She also enjoyed birding and was a supporter of The Mass Audubon Society.

A Prayer Service will be Wednesday October 31st at 1 p.m. in Roney Funeral Homes – North Chapel, 152 Worcester St. North Grafton. She will then be laid to rest with her husband in Rural Cemetery in Southborough. Her family will receive people from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home before the prayer service. Memorial donations may be made to The MA Audubon Society, Development Office, 208 S. Great Rd., Lincoln, MA 01773 ( A guest book and directions are available at:

The Wizard of Oz Family

October 30, 2007 - Even the adults got into the theme of the Halloween costume parade.  This group also won an award.

The Chief's Award

October 30, 2007 - The little Chef and Lobster won the Chief's award.

Tuesday 10/23/07











C30 FF SHANAHAN  More Fire Log

Steeple Coffeehouse Presents

Nerissa and Katryna Nields

November 17th ~ 7:30pm

For more information click Steeple Coffeehouse

Algonquin Sports Schedule October 30, 2007

Girls JV Soccer VS Groton Dunstable Regional Algonquin 3:30pm
 Girls Varsity Soccer VS Groton Dunstable Regional Algonquin 5:00pm
 Boys Varsity Soccer VS St. Johns H.S. Algonquin 7:00pm

Assabet Valley Voke Tech  Schedule October 30, 2007

Boys Varsity Soccer @ STATE VOC. SEMI FINALS   3:00pm
 Girls Varsity Soccer @ STATE VOC. SEMI FINALS   3:00pm
 Girls Varsity Volleyball VS Blue Hills Reg Tech Gym 4:00pm
Join Red Sox Nation Today at the Parade


October 30, 2007 - The World Champion Red Sox will be celebrating with Red Sox Nation today at Noon starting at Fenway Park and working along Van Ness Street and up along Boylston Street to Tremont Street passing City Hall Plaza.  The parade will kick off at Noon time.  There will be three stops for Jonathan Papelbon to show off his "Irish jig" with the Dropkick Murphys.  The stops will be Copley Square, across from the Parkman Band Stand on the Boston Common and at City Hall. Congratulations to the Boston Red Sox on their World Series win!!

Katherine F. "Kay" Murphy



97, died Mon, October 29, 2007, in Framingham. She was the wife of Frederick Murphy, who died in 1983. Born in Natick, she was the daughter of the late James & Annie (Kyte) Moran. She leaves her children Frederick L. Jr. and wife Judy, and Timothy J. of Hopkinton, James E. of Westborough and Joanne M. Sparks and husband William of Minnesota; 15 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Her son Edward J. died in 2001. The Funeral will take place Friday, November 2 at 10 a.m. at the Callanan-Cronin Funeral Home, 34 Church St., HOPKINTON, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, 20 Church Street, Hopkinton. Burial will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Natick. Calling hours at the funeral home will be Thursday, Nov. 1 from 4 to 7 p.m. Donations may be made to St. John's Parish, 20 Church St, Hopkinton, MA 01748

Annual Southborough Fire Association Children's Halloween Parade

October 29, 2007 - About one hundred children and parents attended the annual Children's Halloween parade and party yesterday.  The parade started at Main Street by Mauro's cafe and all marched to the main fire station behind Engine 22.  At the station the children were asked to circle twice in front of the judges.  There was an array of costumes both store-bought and homemade.  Many were of a unique design.  Southborough Fire Captain Joe Hubley presents the Captain's Trophy went to the Ken and Barbie dolls and the Chief's trophy went to the chef and lobster.  Many other awards were handed out in other categories.  All were invited to drinks and snacks and got a treat bag.  Southborough News and will be posting more photos on the websites this week.

Southborough meetings

October 29, 2007 - November 2, 2007





Planning Board agenda


6:00 PM

Hearing Room Town House

Board of Selectmen  agenda


7:00 PM

Hearing Room Town House

Board of Health


4:00 PM

Hearing Room

Conservation Commission agenda


7:30 PM

upper Hall Cordaville Hall

Recycling Committee


7:30 PM

Conference room DPW building

Trust fund advisory 11/1 8:00 AM Town House foyer
More photos of the Halloween Parade and Party

Southborough Library Schedule






10:30 AM  Story Hour

4 - 5 year olds


1:00 PM Book Group @ Senior Center

10:30 AM Story Hour

2 - 3 year olds

3:30 PM drop in  crafts for

2 - 5 year olds

10:30 AM Stories and Crafts for

2 & 3 year olds

2 sessions of music/mother goose

10:30 AM

babies birth - 12 months

11:00 AM

1 & 2 year olds

Sign up begins for Session 2 Storytimes

Senior Center Weekly Schedule

Monday  29

Tuesday 30

Wednesday  31

Thursday 1

Friday 2

8:30 AM Health clinic

9:00 AM Walking Group


No Health Clinic

10:00 AM Mahjongg Independent


11:00 AM Senior Singers

9:30 AM Painting

9:30 AM Mah Jongg


9:30 AM Cribbage

12:00 PM Lunch

12:00 PM Halloween party

10:00 AM Creative Writers

11:00 AM Chair Exercise

10:00 AM Belly Dancing

12:30 PM Pitch

  12:00 PM Lunch

12:00 Lunch

12:00 PM Monday Blue Plate Special/lunch

1:00 PM Bridge

2:00 PM Fitness


12:30 PM Spanish 1:00 PM water Aerobics  

1:00 PM Bridge

1:00 PM Water Aerobics
2:00 PM Fitness        
National America Miss Massachusetts Teen

October 29, 2007 - Miss Angela Nicholas and members and friends of Girl Scout troop 2791 judged the Southborough Fire Association Annual Children's Halloween parade and contest yesterday at the fire station.

MBTA work in Progress

October 29, 2007 - Workers on contract with the MBTA prepare to replace a surface at one of the platforms today.

Join us for our 3rd Annual Holiday Boutique!


Long known for their warm and friendly house parties, The Southborough Crafters and Artisan’s Guild, will host their 3rd Annual Holiday Boutique at the Cordaville Hall, Rt. 85, Southborough (across from Woodward School) on Nov. 3 and 4, 2007, from 9 am to 3 pm.

Come find those special hand-crafted items for your gift list - or for yourself!  This year the diverse collection of unique and beautiful things offered include pottery, jewelry, stationery, personalized name frames, calligraphy, gift boxes and baskets, doll clothes, and more.

Algonquin Sports Schedule October 29, 2007

Girls Freshman Volleyball @ **Cancelled - Framingham High School   3:30pm
 Boys JV Soccer @ Shrewsbury High School   3:30pm
 Girls JV Soccer @ Shrewsbury High School   3:30pm
 Girls Freshman Field Hockey @ St. Bernards Central   3:30pm
 Girls JV Volleyball @ Framingham High School   4:00pm
 Girls Varsity Volleyball @ Framingham High School   5:00pm
 Boys Varsity Soccer VS Shrewsbury High School Algonquin 5:00pm
 Girls Varsity Soccer VS Shrewsbury High School Algonquin 7:00pm

Assabet Valley Voke Tech  Schedule October 29, 2007

Boys JV Football VS Montachustt Regvochs   3:30pm
 Girls Varsity Soccer @ Clinton High School Click for directions   3:30pm
 Boys Varsity Soccer VS Clinton High School   6:30pm

October 28, 2007 - Southborough Firefighters Association will be hosting their Annual Children's parade  with a line up at 4:00 pm in front of Mauro's Market. Treats and costume judging follows at the Southborough Fire Station.

Umm Umm Good

October 28, 2007 - Diners enjoyed sausages and pancakes this morning at St. Anne's parish Hall.  The event was sponsored by the St. Anne's/St. Matthew's Youth Ministry to raise funds to send the group back down to the south to repair and rebuild homes in the devastated Hurricane Katrina area.  The Youth Ministry puts on several Spaghetti supper nights and Pancake breakfasts every few months to raise the funds needed to help offset the costs for the boys and girls to take the trip.

Friday was Community Reading Day at the Southborough Schools

October 28, 2007 - The Neary School had plenty of readers to entertain the students.

First Community Church of Southborough

More photos from the First Community Church Fair

October 28, 2007 - Bob Farmer sitting and Pete MacGregor wait for customers.  Below, Sandy prepares the raffle baskets.