Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The events are over the next week.
Two of Westborough's state legislators will speak with residents in town over the next week. State Rep. Matthew Beaton (R-Shrewsbury) will discuss the State House budget talks during the Westborough Republican Town Committee's monthly meeting, at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Celtic Tavern, on Route 9 in Northborough, the committee said Monday night in a press release. The event is open to registered Westborough Republicans. Beaton will hold office hours from 11 a.m. to noon Friday, May 17 at the Westborough Senior Center, according to the Westborough Council on Aging's May newsletter. State Rep. Danielle Gregoire (D-Marlborough) will hold office hours at the senior center from 10 to 11 a.m. this Friday, according to the newsletter.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Dykema voted for it, Gregoire and Beaton against it.
Two of Westborough's three state representatives voted against the $500 million state transportation finance bill that would increase the town's transportation funding by $412,143 for the fiscal year starting this July 1. The House approved the legislation by a 97-55 vote Monday night, the Associated Press reported Tuesday. "That margin would fall just shy, however, of the necessary votes to override a threatened veto by Gov. Deval Patrick, who says the bill won’t do enough to repair and upgrade the state’s aging transportation infrastructure," the AP reported. The plan calls for Westborough to get $1,236,429 in state transportation funding for fiscal year 2014, up from $824,286 this year. Rep. Carolyn Dykema (D-Holliston) said Tuesday she…
Monday, February 25, 2013
The annual town election is March 5.
Monday, February 25
To the Editor: Tim Dodd is the perfect choice for Westborough selectman. Tim has dedicated his career to the people of the Commonwealth and works every day to make his hometown a better place to live, work, and raise a family. A lifelong resident of Westborough, Tim is currently serving his second three-year term on the board of selectmen and has brought expertise in local governance and policy as well as utilizing emerging technologies to provide residents with up to the moment information. Tim brings a unique and often underutilized perspective to town office as a young, innovative selectman who puts his community first. He argues for efficiency in government and has worked hard to bring new ideas forward such as pie charts that show…