Northborough – “You need to help them. You as a board need to help them.”
The words of small business owner John Fouracre seemed to echo the consensus of those gathered at the Northborough Planning Board meeting on March 5, where the board heard residents and fellow business owners express their concerns to a proposed change in the zoning by-laws that would limit the way businesses can use temporary signage in town.
Region – When most people think about the American Cancer Society (ACS), they see it as a fundraising organization. The ACS does fundraise, but in addition, they are a tremendous resource for families and caregivers dealing with a cancer diagnosis. In addition to a range of informative literature and services, they also have an array of programs available to cancer patients, including “Look Good…Feel Better (LGFB).”
Northborough – The Board of Selectmen continued its discussion on proposed changes to the town’s sign bylaws with several other town officials during its Feb. 25 meeting. The proposed amendments, which will be on the warrant for the Monday, April 22, Annual Town Meeting, will first be discussed during a Planning Board public hearing Tuesday, March 3.
Northborough – Many area schools celebrate the 100th day of the school year by featuring the number 100 in student activities. For example, students may create a picture using 100 items, or find 100 similar objects to bring into school for show and tell. Third-grade teacher at Peaslee School Melissa Farrell wanted to do something different: she suggested the students participate in a food drive to collect much-needed items for the local food pantry.
Northborough – Town Administrator John Coderre presented a draft of the warrant for the Annual Town Meeting (ATM) at the Feb. 25 Board of Selectmen’s meeting. There are currently 52 potential articles on the warrant, he said.
“A number of these are very little more than placeholders,” he noted. “There are no citizen petitions at this year’s meeting. We don’t have anything else that I’m aware of that is not included in this draft.”
Northborough – The Northborough Police Department released this statement Feb. 16: On 2/16/13 at 01:05 hr. officers responded to 44 Fisher St. in response to a residential burglar alarm. Upon arrival Ofc. Trefry located Adam Boyce inside the residence. He was immediately place under arrest. Boyce gained entry to the residence after kicking in a [...]
Northborough – The Northborough Board of Selectmen discussed amendments to the town’s sign bylaws during its Feb. 11 meeting.
Northborough – The Northborough Recreation Department has announced that registration for its 2013 summer camp has begun. A new program brochure will be available soon. The Half Day and Full Day Camp for kids 3 years old to 8th grade (as of fall 2013) can sign up now at 63 Main St. office or online [...]
Northborough – The Board of Selectmen approved $70,000 in deficit spending to cover the costs of snow and ice removal required after the Feb. 8-9 blizzard at its Feb. 11 meeting. The post-storm cleanup cost the town approximately $72,000 in total, officials said.
Northborough – The generation of baby boomers is reinventing concepts of work, and creating new definitions of “senior” and “retirement.” Local boomers over age 50 met Jan. 29 at the Northborough Senior Center for the first of a three-part series of workshops titled “Baby Boomers Shifting Gears.”