Monday, February 4, 2013
Foxborough’s Asset Review Committee recommends sale of five town parcels to improve its revenue stream.
Tasked with finding ways to monetize town assets that aren’t currently generating tax revenue, Foxborough’s Asset Review Committee has targeted five parcels to sell in auction. Foxborough Board of Selectmen Clerk Lorraine Brue, who also serves on the Asset Review Committee, recently briefed the BOS on the following five parcels the town should consider selling to improve its revenue stream: “We knew these assets could potentially generate additional tax revenues,” Brue said. “So in addition to getting the funds from the sale of the assets, the ongoing tax revenues going forward from the development of these properties could improve our revenue stream.” Brue says an appraisal of these five parcels from a “couple of years ago” estimates a …
Monday, September 10, 2012
Here's a look at the happenings around Foxborough this week, Sept. 10-14.
The following meetings and events will be held in Foxborough this week: Monday, Sept. 10: Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners, 4 p.m. in the Water Department Office of Town Hall: Foxborough's Water and Sewer Commissioners will go into executive session at the beginning of Monday's meeting to discuss, review and respond to the Kraft Organization's sign proposal and discuss possible sale of real estate assets with Town Manager Kevin Paicos and Town Counsel Richard Gelerman. The board will then return to public session to continue its review of and response to the Kraft Organization's sign proposal with Paicos and Gelerman. Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. in the Lower Level Meeting Room of Town Hall: Conservation Commission will hear an …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Here's a look at the day ahead for Thursday, June 21.
Today's Forecast: Thursday’s weather, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Northwest wind between 8 and 10 mph. Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. West wind between 3 and 6 mph. Click here for tips on how to stay cool in the heat. Foxboro YMCA to Open the Spier Family Outdoor Aquatics Center Thursday: On Thursday, just in time for record high temperatures, the Hockomock Area YMCA will be opening the Spier Family Outdoor Aquatics Center with a grand opening ceremony and celebration at the Invensys Foxboro Branch at 67 Mechanic St. The ceremony, which begins at 3 p.m., will include a “short speaking program and recognition of the Spier family,” according to…
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Residents invited to hear initial findings of Foxborough Master Plan Thursday night.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
(PRESS RELEASE) On Thursday, May 24, at the McGinty Room of the Public Safety Building, lead economic development consultant for the master plan for Foxborough Kathleen McCabe will present her team’s initial findings. Interested citizens are encouraged to attend, with registration starting at 6:30 p.m. and the program beginning promptly at 7:00 p.m. Funds to update the town’s over 40 year old master plan were voted at the 2011 Foxborough Town Meeting. Since that time, the planning board has been busy developing a scope, preparing a request for proposals, and selecting a consultant for the four exceptional responses. McCabe and her team, including Pare Associates of Foxborough, were selected by the planning board to prepare an economic …