You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

SOUTHBOROUGH

Swap shop on agenda Tuesday

Continue reading below

The future of the swap shop at the town’s transfer station may be decided during this week’s Board of Selectmen meeting. The swap shop was originally scheduled to close for good Dec. 1, but selectmen decided to extend the deadline until next Saturday after a public outcry in support of the longstanding institution. Department of Public Works officials announced plans to close the operation a few months ago, citing traffic problems caused by residents competing for items dropped off during busy transfer station hours, and general abuse of the swap shop’s policies. The selectmen are scheduled to discuss the shop’s future during their public meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Town House, 17 Common St.

- Jennifer Roach

Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Already a subscriber?
Your city. Your stories. Your Globe.
Yours FREE for two weeks.
Enjoy free unlimited access to Globe.com for the next two weeks.
Limited time only - No credit card required!
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.
Thanks & Welcome to Globe.com
You now have unlimited access for the next two weeks.
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.