Southborough is approximately 15.7 square miles and as of 2010, had a population of 9,767. It is part of Worcester County and its form of government is Open Town Meeting. The town’s administration is comprised of a Town Administrator and an elected Board of Selectmen. First a part of Marlborough, Southborough was settled in 1660 and then formally incorporated as its own town in 1727. It was formerly a farming and then a light industrial town. Although it is now primarily considered a bedroom community, it does have some businesses, especially along Route 9.
It shares a public high school with Northborough and is also home to two private schools, St. Mark’s School and the Fay School.
- Visit Southborough’s town government website here.
- Visit Southborough’s public schools (K-8) website here.
- Visit Southborough’s high school (Algonquin Regional High School, shared with Northborough) here.
April 17th, 2015
Southborough – Leon L. Spector, 86, of Southborough, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Northborough. Born in Rhode Island, he was the son of the late Erving and Bertha (Lubin) Spector and the husband of the late Gertrude B. (Freedman) Spector, who died in 2009. A travel agent, [...]
April 16th, 2015
Southborough – Dalayya Ika, 80, of Southborough, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015, surrounded by his loving family, in UMass Medical Center after a brief illness. He leaves behind his wife of 60 years, Savitri (Divi) Ika; four sons, Prasad Ika of Ashland, Srinivas Ika of Hopkinton, and Ravi Ika and Krishna Ika, both of [...]
April 15th, 2015
Southborough Wednesday, April 1 10:40 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Southville Road business. 11:11 a.m. An officer took an Identity Theft report from a resident of Southville Road. 12:25 p.m. Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Turnpike Road. No injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. 12:53 [...]
April 14th, 2015
Southborough – Alida Lee Drewry Ferguson, 79, of Southborough, died Sunday, April 12, 2015 in the Coleman House of Northborough after a long illness. She leaves her son, Brent Ferguson and his wife Doreen of Southborough; a daughter, Hope Stogryn and her husband Daryl of Ontario, Canada; six grandchildren, Amy, Paul, Nadia, Nathan, Isaac, and [...]
April 7th, 2015
Southborough – Jonathan R. Karis, 58, of Southborough, passed away unexpectedly at his home Thursday, April 2, 2015 after a courageous two-and-a-half year battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Nancy; his children, Matt and Kirsten; his mother, Doris; and a sister, Kathy and her husband John. He was predeceased by his father, [...]
April 6th, 2015
Southborough – The Southborough Knights of Columbus presented $2,000 to scholarship raffle winners April 1. Grand Knight Brian VanLaarhoven presented checks to Martha Conley for $2,000; Jack Merloni for $750; and Joe Tomasi for $250. The raffle raises funds for the Knights’ Rev. Thomas B. Garlick Memorial Scholarship. High school seniors who are members of St. [...]
March 29th, 2015
Submitted by Donna McDaniel, Contributing Writer Southborough – It may be hard to believe, but the biggest problem for our very first town meetings in 1727 was the voters’ disagreement on where to build their future meeting place. Those first sessions were in Timothy Brigham’s home on Main Street. Lacking any agreement, the early Southboroughers [...]
March 29th, 2015
Southborough – At a recent meeting of the Southborough Rotary Club, President Carl Guyer announced the establishment of a new $4,000 scholarship program. This scholarship will be granted to a Southborough High School student in the amount of $1,000 annual increments over four years. The scholarship will be awarded to a student attending a State [...]
March 25th, 2015
Southborough Monday, March 16 12:15 a.m. Arrested, Andres Martinez of Brendan Road, Clinton. Mr. Martinez was charged with OUI alcohol, marked lanes violation, speeding, and having no inspection sticker. 2:02 a.m. An officer on patrol observed suspicious behavior outside of a Turnpike Road business. The suspicious person/vehicle left before the officer arrived on scene. Nothing [...]
March 23rd, 2015
New Wilmington, Penn. – Allen Langord, 80, of New Wilmington, Penn., formerly of Southborough, died peacefully at home Thursday, March 19, 2015, surrounded by his family. Born in Pittsburgh, Penn., he was the son of the late A. Milton and Carol Langord. Allen attended MIT and enjoyed a proliferative and varied career with several optical [...]