Wednesday, May 22, 2013

CapeFLYER Schedule - Middleborough Stop Schedule

CapeFLYER Schedule - weekend train service from Boston's South Station to Hyannis with stops in Braintree (Saturdays and Sundays), Middleborough and Buzzards Bay.

Middleborough Train activity as per schedule beginning Friday, May 24:

Friday Schedule - Outgoing train to Hyannis arrives at Middleborough at 6:10 PM. Inbound train to Boston arrives in Middleborough at 10:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday Schedule - Outgoing train to Hyannis arrives in Middleborough at 8:48 A.M. In bound train to Boston arrives in Middleborough at 8:00 P.M.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Vacancy on the Board of Trustees of the Middleborough Public Library

The  Board of Trustees of the Middleborough Public Library seeks candidates to fill a current vacancy. Interested persons should send a letter of interest and resume to:

Danielle Bowker

The Board meets the second Monday of each month.

Friday, May 17, 2013

Men Who Cook, Women Who Sing

The First Unitarian Universalist Society of Middleborough
25 South Main Street
Presents the 8th annual fundraiser

“Men Who Cook,
Women Who Sing”

Saturday, May 18
6:00 p.m .

Food followed by the show
Tickets $25
$20 for students and seniors
Tickets are available at the door

Hearty Appetizers
Prepared at stations by the UU Iron Chefs

Dessert buffet and coffee/tea
A night of great music, delicious food and fun.
Songs, music, poetry, and folly

Monday, May 13, 2013

Director of Buildings, Grounds and Operations

To apply for this position, please apply through School Spring ONLY at Submit a letter of intent, an updated resume and three current professional letters of recommendation, college transcripts and any professional licenses or certifications. · Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required.

Under the direction of the Superintendent of Schools, plan, organize, direct, schedule, and participate in the maintenance and operations of District facilities including the custodial, maintenance and security operations of the District; direct and provide technical guidance to assigned staff; coordinate the Town of Middleborough’s building maintenance and participate in preparing its Capital Improvement Plan.

  1. Responsible for the supervision, direction and evaluation of custodial, maintenance and crossing guard staff; participate in the selection of personnel; provide guidance and direction; identify and provide training as required by various regulations and district needs.
  2. Responsible for everything in connection with the operation and maintenance of all school buildings, property, and equipment, plus the care and upkeep of all school grounds.
  3. Responsible for having the sidewalks and egresses shoveled after snowstorms and all roof drains cleared to disburse water buildup – must be done before it freezes.
  4. Responsible to conduct regular inspections of all school buildings, equipment, and the school grounds to the end that the facilities are maintained in a manner as not to jeopardize the health and safety of pupils, individuals, or groups, and others.
  5. Responsible to submit annually, or as otherwise directed by the Superintendent, a detailed report as to the overall condition of the entire plant and to recommend specific repairs, modifications, replacements, etc. which will insure proper preventive measures against malfunctioning of apparatus and equipment. With these recommendations, he/she shall also submit the approximate cost of proposed work to the best of his/her knowledge.
  6. Responsible for submitting annual department budget for supplies, equipment, and general maintenance necessary to operating the custodial services of the school efficiently and effectively during the ensuing fiscal year.
  7. Responsible for ordering and purchasing all supplies, equipment and outside services necessary for the proper functioning of his/her department within budget allowances.
  8. Responsible for maintaining all records as may be necessary to render at all times an accurate accounting of custodial supplies used and on hand, including custodial equipment.
  9. Responsible to work cooperatively with Director of Business & Finance to prepare bid packages as needed for building projects; assist with evaluating bid results and formulating recommendations for approval
  10. Responsible for the District Integrated Pest Management Program
  11. Responsible for participating on District Safety Committee
  12. Responsible for monitoring utility usage and maintain energy conservation program
  13. Responsible to work cooperatively with Director of Business & Finance and Technology Systems Administrator for coordination, installation, maintenance and repair of security equipment.
  14. Responsible for maintenance and care of district facilities, vehicles and equipment
  15. Responsible for coordination of custodial coverage and approving payroll for all Use of Facilities rental activities
  16. Responsible for administration of the district’s computerized work order system
  17. Responsible to maintain district records, building drawings, specifications, construction documents, historical records, budget information and other records as necessary

  1. Responsible to communicate with members of the Administration using written, electronic and voice methods; coordinate work with appropriate building administrators as necessary
  2. Responsible for communication between School and local authorities; Fire and Police Departments as well as all other Town Departments, i.e. Health, Building; and being the point of contact for any Emergency Shelter that maybe needed
  3. Responsible for providing supervision and guidance in various emergency situations
  4. Serve on various committees as assigned.
  5. Coordinate Town of Middleborough’s building maintenance and participate in preparing its Capital Improvement Plan with Town Manager
  6. Will give full time to this position and be available for all emergencies when called, and be responsible for all such activities on weekends as may be required for supervision of work or use of buildings by the public
  7. Will perform such other functions, as the Superintendent of Schools shall deem necessary.

Job Requirements
Minimum of three years’ experience, a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, industrial management, construction management or a related field or equivalent work experience or degree. The Candidate must have thorough knowledge of electrical, plumbing and other related codes as required by law and pertaining to schools and public buildings. Prior Supervisory experience required. Knowledge of Massachusetts General Laws related to the procurement, construction, repair and maintenance of public buildings is required, MCPPO certification desirable. The candidate must be proficient in the use of computers and essential software applications such as e-mail and Microsoft Office Word and Excel. Strong Leadership and interpersonal skills that will permit effective work with a variety of constituents. Proven oral, written, and verbal skills with the ability to prepare and present effective reports. Able to navigate a project from concept to completion on a timely basis. Licensed to drive a motor vehicle in the state of Massachusetts.


Saturday, May 11, 2013

Community Workshop - Money Matters


 Where Does Your Money Go? - A Financial Check Up
Sponsored by Pro-Home, Inc. &
MAAC- Middleboro Area Assistance Coalition 

A workshop to learn about budgeting and spending,
setting goals and saving.

May 13

Middleboro Council on Aging
558 Plymouth Street

Do you run out of money before the end of the month?
Do you miss payments and then have extra charges?
This workshop will be a practical guide to managing money.

Child care is provided by YMCA providers, registration is required.
 Transportation can be provided if required.

Registration for the workshop, child care and transportation required.
Call the COA at 508-946-2490

Friday, May 10, 2013

Water Restriction Information

Mandatory Water Restriction
****Effective Immediately****

          Effective immediately through September 30, 2013 the Middleborough Summer Water Management Program restricts all nonessential outdoor water use for all water users. The Summer Water Management Program allows for odd-numbered properties to water outside on odd days and even-numbered properties to water outside on even days.

    Water use subject to the above restriction include:
-          Irrigation of lawns and landscaping via sprinklers or automatic irrigation systems;
-          Washing of vehicles, except in a commercial car wash or as necessary for operator safety;
-          Washing of exterior building surfaces, parking lots, driveways or sidewalk, except as necessary   to apply surface treatments such as paint, preservatives, stucco, pavement or cement.
    Water use allowed include:
-          Irrigation to establish a new lawn and new plantings during the months of May and September;
-          Irrigation of public parks and recreational fields by means of automatic sprinklers outside the hours of 9 am to 5 pm;
-          Watering of lawns, gardens, flowers and ornamental plants by means of a hand-held hose outside of the hours of 9 am to 5 pm
    Uses NOT subject to any restrictions:
-          Those for health or safety reasons;
-          By regulation;
-          For the production of food or fiber;
-          For the maintenance of livestock;
-          To meet the core function of a business (for example, irrigation by plant nurseries to maintain stock)

Any person violating these water restrictions shall be liable to a fine of $50.00 for a first offense and $100.00 for each subsequent offense. This program is in accordance with the Middleborough Board of Selectmen Water Use Restriction By-Law.  Any changes to this may be found on the Town web site at