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Northborough fire station project total cost estimated between $43M and $49.9M

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The total cost of Northborough’s new fire station is estimated to cost between $43 million and $49.9 million, according to a presentation.

Westborough School Committee candidates make argument for election

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Westborough voters will head to the polls for the town election on March 12. There are two contested races on the ballot.

Verizon obtains permit to install cell tower in South Grafton

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The Planning Board approved a special permit for Verizon to erect a wireless communications tower at 58 Follette St. on Lazy Hill.

Lower state aid could hike Westborough’s property taxes

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A less-than-anticipated increase in state aid could factor in an increase to the town’s average single-family property tax bill past $1,000.

Town Meeting article seeks to acquire 34-acre parcel

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Members of the Ellis-Walker family were on hand for an information session about their parcel at 0 Bowman St. on Tuesday, Feb. 27.

Marlborough senior tax work-off applications now available

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Mayor J. Christian Dumais has announced that as of Monday, Feb. 26, the application for the 2024 Senior Citizen Residential Property Tax Work-off Program (SCRPT) is open.

Shrewsbury seeks new DPW director

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On the February edition of “Ask the Manager,” Town Manager Kevin Mizikar announced that Director of Public Works Jeff Howland has left his role.

Westborough examines whether golf club building is historic

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The town’s Historical Commission is determining whether the building at 121 W. Main St. – the current golf club – may be considered historic.

Beal Commons appeal back in court on Feb. 29

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The case could be decided as soon as Feb. 29, when lawyers for the plaintiffs and defendants will reconvene. 

Emerald Run goes before ZBA, stormwater specifics discussed

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On Jan. 29, the developer returned to the ZBA to discuss the project site plans and stormwater runoff.

Board of Health issues statement about tuberculosis

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In response to growing concerns about tuberculosis cases, the Board of Health issued a statement on Monday, Feb. 19.

Westborough library committee to ask for $1.6 million toward repair project

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When Town Meeting convenes on March 23, there will be a request of $1.6 million toward the repair project for the Westborough Public Library.

Town mulls future of old Grafton fire station

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The Select Board discussed the possibilities for the old Grafton fire station at 3 Worcester St. during its meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 23.

Clinton St. industrial park proposal draws ire of Shrewsbury residents

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The development — proposed for the 100-acre former Worcester Sand & Stone property at 142 Clinton St. — would include two buildings.

SW Connector in Northborough may be rezoned from industrial

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Among the proposed articles is an effort to rezone the Industrial District near the Southwest Connector to Highway Business Southwest (HBSW).

Shrewsbury targets Christmas Tree Shops parcel for MBTA zoning

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Director of Planning and Economic Development Christopher McGoldrick outlined where Shrewsbury is planning to place the town’s MBTA zoning.

Town Election information for Southborough

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Nomination papers for the annual Southborough Town Election on Tuesday, May 14, were available starting on Feb. 14.

Northborough conducts survey on health, human services

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Northborough residents are invited to participate in a community survey on health and human services. It is open through Feb. 20.

Northborough seeks public input on electric aggregation plan

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The Town of Northborough is developing a consumer-friendly electricity program called Northborough Power Choice.

Shrewsbury’s FY 2025 budget takes shape

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The first projection of the 2025 fiscal budget will be given to the Shrewsbury Finance Committee on Feb. 16.