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.

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Sandra Cincotta, 74, formerly of Southborough

August 31st, 2015

Sebago, Maine – Sandra (Bertonazzi) Cincotta, 74, of Sebago, Maine, formerly a longtime resident of Southborough, died peacefully Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. She was the beloved wife of Richard Cincotta for the past 55 years. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Helen (Monette) Bertonazzi.  Sandy attended school in Southborough and [...]

Southborough celebrates 12th annual ‘Summer Nights’

August 31st, 2015

Hayden Peak, 4, is pleased with the mirror reflection of her painted face.

Southborough – Residents and visitors enjoyed the pleasant weather Aug. 29 while attending the 12th annual Southborough Summer Nights on the grounds of Neary Elementary School.

The evening of family fun featured inflatable amusements, pony and horse rides from Ridge Valley Stables in Grafton, rock wall, food court, vendors and representatives from nonprofit organizations.

Southborough Community Fund seeks to grant up to $60,000 this year

August 29th, 2015

Several Southborough Community Fund board members (l to r) Tom Crotty, Cathy Kea, Elizabeth Wetherbee Klein, Robin Martin, John Fodor and Karen Gadbois. (Photo/submitted)

Southborough – Building community, according to Judy Salerno, executive director of the Foundation for Metrowest, is the ultimate goal of its Southborough Community Fund (SCF). With a fast-approaching deadline – Friday, Sept. 11, at 5 p.m. – the SCF is seeking grant applications from registered nonprofits and town organizations operating in Southborough. The SCF will, “support programs that increase volunteerism and community involvement, strengthen civic engagement, and emphasize collaborations that enhance community initiatives.”

Heritage Chorale seeks members for new season

August 28th, 2015

Southborough – Love to sing? Join Heritage Chorale for the open rehearsals of its new season. The fall concert, to be held at St. Mark’s School in Southborough, will be a 70th birthday tribute to British composer and arranger John Rutter. The concert will also feature the “Mass of the Children,” collaborating with “VOICES Boston,” [...]

Inspiring teammates while fundraising for autism cause

August 27th, 2015

Posing for a photo Aug. 16 before running the Falmouth Road Race are Team NECC members (l to r, wearing NECC singlets) Olivia Morgan, Michelle LaPointe, Scott Lawson, Amanda Bullard, Becky Zorovic, Stacy Cohen and Amy McDermott. Teammates not pictured are Tracey Camilleri, Kylee Drugan-Eppich and Jineane Gargiulo.


Southborough – Ten supporters of the New England Center for Children (NECC), collectively known as Team NECC, fundraised for the Southborough-based nonprofit agency Aug. 16 by running the Falmouth Road Race. The team consisted of NECC teachers, parents of students, other supporters, and a particularly inspiring runner with a longtime connection with this autism research and education center.

Southborough police log, Aug. 28 edition

August 26th, 2015

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Southborough Thursday, Aug. 13 2:07 a.m. A medical was reported at St. Mark’s School on Marlboro Road. 5:49 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Sears Lane residence. 8:46 a.m. An officer took a vandalism report from a Blendon Wood Drive resident. 9:35 a.m. An officer responded to a Southville Road business to investigate [...]

Bette Lou Madison, 80, formerly of Southborough

August 20th, 2015

Clinton – Bette Lou (Grimes) Madison, 80, of Clinton and formerly a longtime resident of Southborough, died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015 at the Reservoir of Marlborough after long illness. She was the beloved wife of Joseph J. Madison for 60 years. Bette Lou was a devoted wife and mother, who raised her children before she [...]

Southborough police log, Aug. 21 edition

August 19th, 2015

police log

Southborough Wednesday, Aug. 5 1:28 a.m. Two Saddle Hill Lane residents were charged with Furnishing Alcoholic Beverages to Persons Under 21. 9:12 a.m. An officer investigated a report of a wire down on Pine Hill Road. The line was located and Verizon was notified. 12:55 p.m. A medical was reported at a Partridge Hill Road [...]

Legislators to hold Open Forum at Southborough library

August 15th, 2015

Southborough – The Southborough Public Library is hosting an Open Forum Wednesday, Aug. 26  with State Sen.  Jamie Eldridge, (D-Acton), State Rep. Carolyn Dykema, (D-Holliston) and Wade Blackman, constituent services representative for U.S. Congresswoman Katherine Clark. (D-MA 5). Residents are invited to meet and learn what their representatives are currently working on. The forum will [...]

St. Mark’s invites residents’ views on proposed solar installation

August 12th, 2015

Southborough – “Good idea, good project, bad location,” said Robert Meyer, director of Finance and Business Operations at St. Mark’s School in Southborough, when asked to summarize neighbors’ feedback on the school’s proposed plan for solar panel installation.

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