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.
October 22nd, 2014
Southborough Friday, Oct. 10 12:09 a.m. An officer on patrol checked on a suspicious motor vehicle that was parked next to a Turnpike Road business. The officer reported back that the vehicle and driver both checked out ok. 1:15 a.m. Arrested, Ryan Molloy of Old Connecticut Path, Framingham. Mr. Molloy was charged with OUI alcohol [...]
October 20th, 2014
Lynn – John J. Colleary, 80, of Lynn and formerly of Southborough and Boston, passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. He was the husband of the late Eleanor (Clark) Colleary. Born in Southborough, he was the son of the late Josephine (Canning) and William J. Colleary Sr. John was a 1952 graduate of the former [...]
October 16th, 2014
By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Southborough – The center of Southborough was bustling with activities Oct. 13 for its 41st Heritage Day Celebration, organized by Southborough Recreation. Festivities began the previous evening when the Southborough Rotary Club presented the 16th annual Light-Up Southborough. Over 200 carved and decorated jack-o-lanterns were still on display along [...]
October 16th, 2014
Southborough – Since last year, artwork has been displayed and sold in a gallery with proceeds going to charities including the New England Center for Children (NECC), a school in Southborough whose mission is to transform the lives of children with autism worldwide through education, research and technology. Some of the artwork is created by NECC students and other pieces by contributing artists.
October 16th, 2014
Southborough – Vasilios “Bill” Vassilakis, 49, of Southborough, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. Born in New York, N.Y., he was educated at John Glenn Elementary School in Seven Hills, Ohio and graduated from Normandy High School in Parma, Ohio. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Kent State University and his MBA from Cleveland State. [...]
October 13th, 2014
Southborough – Joan Ann (Lynch) Barry, 83, of Southborough died peacefully in her home Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, after an illness. Her husband, Llewelyn B. Barry, died in 1989. She leaves her children, Stephen G. Balboni of Southborough and Susan Balboni and partner Fran Marranca of Redondo Beach, Ca.; her [...]
October 9th, 2014
Southborough – Rita M. Keaveny, 89, of Southborough, formerly of Easton and Brockton, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 at the home of her son. She was the wife of the late Robert M. Keaveny. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late James and Angelina (Monaco) Driscoll, and was educated in [...]
October 8th, 2014
Southborough Wednesday, Oct. 1 1:40 a.m. DISABLED MV- Services Rendered- Location/Address: TURNPIKE RD 2:41 a.m. ALARM, BURGLAR- Building Checked/Secured- Location/Address: TURNPIKE RD 5:57 a.m. DISABLED MV- Vehicle Towed- Location/Address: CORDAVILLE RD 7:39 a.m. 9-1-1 ABANDONED- Services Rendered- Location/Address: NEWTON ST 7:55 a.m. TRAFFIC CONTROL- No Action Required- Location/Address: PARKERVILLE RD 8:04 a.m. TRAFFIC CONTROL- Citation/Warning [...]
October 6th, 2014
Southborough – Henry Albert Petithory, 65, of Southborough, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 at his home. Born Sept. 26, 1949 to Albert and Tecla (Pia) Petithory, Henry grew up in Pittsfield, graduating from Pittsfield High School in 1967. He received his bachelor’s degree from Boston University’s School of Public Communication in 1971. Henry [...]
October 3rd, 2014
Southborough – Richard V. Aghababian MD, of Southborough, died at home Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 with his family gathered by his side. He was 66. Born in Boston July 7, 1948, he was a son of the late Vahe and Zarie (Arslanian) Aghababian, and was raised in Newton. A graduate of Newton South High School, [...]