Officials hope more companies will utilize new commuter shuttle
[copied verbatime from WRTA news article -- webmaster]
Full and original article posted on Community Advocate
Westborough – Officials from the Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) held a meeting at the Doubletree Hotel Feb. 19 with local business leaders to discuss a new shuttle service that transports commuters to several office parks to and from the Westborough MBTA commuter rail station.
Steve O’Neil, WRTA’s administrator, said since the kickoff Dec. 2, the number of riders had started slowly, but was anticipated to grow once the weather improved and more people became aware of the service.
The 12-passenger shuttle’s runs from the commuter station are timed to coincide as close as possible to several incoming trains from Boston and Worcester, he said. Commuters are then picked up at different times in the afternoon to return to the station. The MBTA is in the process of updating its schedules, O’Neil added. Once that is complete, additional pick up and drop off times will be added.
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2013 Red Sox World Series Trophy at Hastings!
2013 Red Sox World Series
Trophy & Wally the Green Monster
are coming to Hastings!
Monday, Presidents Day
12 - 1:45pm (Wally)
12 - 2pm (Trophy)
Hastings Elementary School Gymnasium
111 E. Main St.
$5 per family, proceeds will benefit
Westborough Food Pantry
Job opening for Economic Coordinator (Westborough resident preferred)
Have you heard of the job opening for an Economic Development Coordinator? While the following states Jan 17 as deadline, we understand THIS IS EXTENDED to Feb 14th!
QUALIFIED WESTBOROUGH RESIDENTS who care about our town's economic health -- please consider applying!!
Economic Development Committee
The Town of Westborough
Economic Development Committee (EDC) is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the part time position of EDC Coordinator. This position supports and coordinates the efforts of the EDC to insure effective communication and collaboration between Town officials and businesses located in Westborough. Qualified applicants must be available to attend EDC meetings and other meetings outside of normal business hours.
Applicants shall posses a Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Public relations and writing experience preferred. A thorough job description may be obtained on the Town of Westborough Human Resources website.
This is a 15 hour per week position with a starting salary of $18.17 per hour. Interested persons should submit a resume to Kristi Williams, Assistant Town Manager, 131 Oak Street, Westborough, MA 01581 by January 17, 2014.
(above text from THIS LINK)
For an explanation of "Essential Duties and Responsibilities", see the FULL JOB DESCRIPTION LINK on the town site.
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UPDATE: Westborough Shuttle schedule starting 27-Jan-2014
Here's a link to the MAIN web site: www.therta.com
Westborough schedule may be found here:
- Westborough Shuttle – Westborough MBTA to Computer Drive (Commuter) / Westborough Local (PDF)
If the above PDF link expires, here's a copy of the original file for 1/27/2014:
Due to the delay in the opening of Yawkey Station, the newly revised Worcester schedule will now go into effect on Monday, January 27, 2014. As such, all new community shuttle schedules will take effect on Monday 1/27/14.
[This update received 9-Jan-2014 from official Public Notices email distribution. Original post on Westoborough.com below -- webmaster]
ORIGINAL TITLE: Westborough Shuttle schedule starting 13-Jan-2014
The Westborough Shuttle route timetable has been updated (effective 1-13-2014):
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Town Election Calendar for Tuesday March 4, 2014
TOWN OF WESTBOROUGH
TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2014
Note: Prior to obtaining blank nomination papers from the Town Clerk, a candidate will file a statement from the Town Clerk. This statement will contain his/her name and address and the town office for which he/she intends to be a candidate. No candidate for a town office shall receive more blank nomination papers than will contain the number of signatures required to place his/her name in nomination, multiplied by five.
MON., DEC. 2, 2013
- Nomination papers available from the Town Clerk.
FRI., JAN. 10, 2014
- Until 5 p.m., last day to obtain nomination papers from the Town Clerk.
TUES., JAN. 14, 2014
- Until 5 p.m., last day to file signed nomination papers with the Town Clerk for certification. Must have 50 signatures of registered voters.
THURS., JAN. 30, 2014
- Until 5 p.m., last day to object or withdraw.
WED, FEB. 12, 2014
- Until 8 p.m., last day to register voters for Town Election & Town Meeting.
TUES., MARCH 4, 2014
From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Town Election in the following polling places:
- Precinct 1: Gibbons Middle School Gym, 20 Fisher Street
- Precinct 2: Hastings Elementary School Gym, 111 E. Main Street
- Precinct 3: Gibbons Middle School Gym, 20 Fisher Street
- Precinct 4: Mill Pond Int. School, 6 Olde Hickory Path
- Precinct 5: Mill Pond Int. School, 6 Olde Hickory Path
SAT., MARCH 15, 2014
- From 1 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Town Meeting at the High School Auditorium and continuing through Town Meeting week at 7:00 p.m. until finished.
Town Clerk’s Office Hours:
Mon., Wed., Thurs.: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Tues: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Fri: 7:30 a.m. - noon.- 508-366-3020 , 45 West Main St., Rm. 25
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