Category Archives: Southborough

Lt. Gov. Polito to Give Keynote at Boroughs+ Economic Development Summit on Jan. 26

Mirick O’Connell is proud to sponsor the Boroughs+ Economic Development Summit on January 26 at the Doubletree Hotel in Westborough.  The summit will feature a keynote address from Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.  To register for … Continue reading

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Bullish on the Boroughs: A Commercial Market Snapshot

Guest Post by Arlon Brown of the Parsons Commercial Group, Framingham, Mass. The commercial office market in the Boroughs (Marlborough, Northborough, Southborough and Westborough) is improving with declining vacancies and rising rental rates. This can be attributed to an expanding … Continue reading

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Southborough Grappling with Open Space Concerns in Proposed Zoning Bylaw

We have been tracking Southborough’s ongoing efforts to update and modernize its Zoning Bylaw for many months here at the Mirick Real Estate Law Blog.  See previous posts here, here, here and here.  As reported recently in the MetroWest Daily … Continue reading

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Southborough Releases Comparison Showing Proposed Zoning By-Law Changes

After much delay and not without some controversy, the Town of Southborough has released a comparison of its new proposed Zoning By-Law showing the changes from the existing By-Law.  The 119-page comparison document is available on the Town’s website here.  … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Vote on Southborough Zoning Overhaul Delayed to January Special Town Meeting

As an update to our previous posts here and here, the MetroWest Daily News is reporting that the Town of Southborough has pushed out a vote on the pending zoning overhaul from October to a special Town Meeting in January.  … Continue reading

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Officials Studying Possible Boroughs Regional Park System

We are not the only ones thinking about the Boroughs+ as a regional entity whose towns and citizens share common interests.  The MetroWest Daily News reports here that Marlborough, Northborough, Southborough and Westborough are seeking to collaborate on a regional … Continue reading

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Southborough Approves 40B Project on Route 9

As an update to our earlier post on 40B projects in the Boroughs+ area, the Southborough Zoning Board of Appeals has issued its final approval of the proposed Madison Place apartment complex on Route 9.  The Southborough Conservation Commission has also approved the … Continue reading

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MWDN Reports Towns Struggling to Meet 40B Targets

G.L. c. 40B, §§20-23 was intended to increase the supply affordable housing in Massachusetts, one of the most expensive housing markets in the country.  To encourage the development of affordable housing, the statute exempts qualified projects from certain municipal zoning … Continue reading

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Work on Southborough Zoning Overhaul Continues

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At long last, Southborough residents and business owners may only be a few meetings away from seeing a final proposal to overhaul the town’s zoning bylaw. As we mentioned a few months ago, Southborough officials have been working for over three … Continue reading

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Town Meeting Roundup: Southborough

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Next up in our review of town meeting season in the ‘Boroughs is Southborough, which holds its annual town meeting on Monday, April 9, starting at 7:00 p.m. The 24-article warrant (posted here) does not include a long-awaited overhaul of … Continue reading

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