Today in Town - 9/12/22

Today's news to get your week started right.

Today in Town - 9/12/22
Molly-Jane Gain performs in Millbury Center as part of Buskfest 2021. Photo courtesy Jeff Raymond.

On the site today...

  • Our newest feature Scouting Report details Girl Scout Troop 65081 and the Girl Scouts Love the Outdoors Challenge.

In other news...

  • Millbury resident Rachel Goclawski talked to the MetroWest Daily News about mushroom foraging (MetroWest Daily News).
  • Construction Equipment Guide profiled a partnership between Milton CAT and Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School. (Construction Equipment Guide)
  • Millbury High Football defeated the Assabet Valley Aztecs 28-14 (Telegram and Gazette), and Millbury High Boys' Soccer defeated the David Prouty Panthers 2-0 (Telegram and Gazette).
  • The former McGrath School's demolition is scheduled to begin today, and the Millbury Historical Society shared memories of the building (Millbury Historical Society via Facebook).

Announcements of note:

  • The Millbury Town Clerk's office will be closed to the public every Tuesday from 11:00am to 2:00pm through November 22 for election-related activities; those with business during those hours are encouraged to call and make an appointment.
  • The town announced the overnight closure of the Municipal Parking Lot for paving and reconstruction beginning on September 19. Those who use the lot are encouraged to use nearby street parking during the work.

Meetings this week

Monday, 9/12:

Roadway Advisory Committee (6:00pm, Town Hall)
Board of Fire Engineers (6:30pm, Fire Headquarters)

Tuesday, 9/13:

Board of Selectmen (6:00pm, Town Hall)
* Agenda includes possible changes to weights and measures fees

Wednesday, 9/14:

Board of Health (3:00pm, Town Hall)
* Agenda includes a COVID-19 update and continued discussion on issues at Housing Authority properties
Fire HQ Building Committee (5:30pm, Town Hall)
Asa Waters Task Force (TBD, Asa Waters Mansion)
School Committee (7:00pm, Millbury Jr. Sr. High School Media Center)

Thursday, 9/15:

Veterans Affairs Task Force (7:00pm, TBD)