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.
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 [...]
March 18th, 2015
Southborough – Chase away those winter blues! The Fay School will be hosting “Fay Festival,” a spring celebration open to families with children ages 2 to 10 years, Saturday, March 28, from 12-3 p.m. The free event will include activities such as inflatable bounce houses, slides, and obstacle courses as well as carnival games and [...]
March 18th, 2015
Southborough Thursday, March 5 6:34 a.m. A Southborough officer assisted Marlborough Police with a Hit & Run accident that took place in their town. No injuries were reported at the scene of the accident, and Marlborough PD took the report. 7:48 a.m. Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Framingham Road. No injuries [...]
March 16th, 2015
Southborough – Stephen Owen Coldwell, 75, a resident of Southborough since 1967, died at home Friday, March 13, 2015, with his family, following a 19-month battle with brain cancer. He will be remembered by his wife and best friend of nearly 50 years, Marjorie (Denham) Coldwell; his two children, Laura Coldwell-Stewart and Stephen Dana Coldwell; [...]
March 11th, 2015
Southborough Wednesday, Feb. 25 12:45 a.m. Officers assisted a disabled motorist on Turnpike Road. 6:39 a.m. Officers investigated a one car, motor vehicle accident on Turnpike Road. No injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. 9:52 a.m. An officer investigated a parking complaint on Bigelow Road. 12:59 p.m. Solicitors registered at the police [...]
March 4th, 2015
Southborough Friday, Feb. 20 12:13 a.m. Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Turnpike Road. No injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. 7:54 a.m. Officers assisted a disabled motorist on Sunrise Drive. 8:39 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Mt. Vickery Road residence. 8:59 a.m. Officers assisted a [...]
March 3rd, 2015
Westborough/Southborough – Unified track is dedicated to promoting social inclusion through shared sports training and competition experiences by joining people with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team. Its goal is to break down stereotypes about people with intellectual disabilities in a fun way, bringing people together to develop friendship and understanding. In 2012 Westborough High School (WHS) and Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) teamed up to create a joint unified track team.
March 3rd, 2015
Northborough/Southborough – The power of music therapy is experienced by three generations when students and teachers from Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) meet weekly with residents of the Coleman House, an assisted living facility in Northborough.