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.
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.
August 12th, 2015
Southborough Wednesday, July 29 7:39 a.m. A medical was reported at a Tara Road residence. 8:55 a.m. Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Boston Road. No injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. 9:58 a.m. Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Turnpike Road. No injuries were reported [...]
August 11th, 2015
Southborough – With the ever-increasing popularity and convenience of buying items over the Internet, many police department have set up safe zones where people can meet to complete their purchase transaction. Locally, the Southborough Police Department has announced it has also set up such an area: “The Southborough Police Department would like to announce the [...]
August 10th, 2015
Southborough – Elma (MacMurray) Stipe Kunz, 94 of Southborough, passed away peacefully Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, surrounded by family and friends. She was the wife of the late Hans Kunz and J. Gordon Stipe. Elma was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Mt. Holyoke College, majoring in French. She taught English as a second language. [...]
August 9th, 2015
Southborough – Big Joe the Storyteller returned July 30 to the Southborough Library Children’s Room with a bagful of props and puppets for an interactive program. A humorous highlight for the kids was learning the wolf dance in which they collectively rolled their heads, wiggled their fingers, patted their bellies, clapped their hands and howled. They also enjoyed providing sound effects for Big Joe’s rendition of “The King of the Frogs.”
July 29th, 2015
Southborough Wednesday, July 15 12:38 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Park Central Drive business. 1:06 a.m. An officer responded to Framingham Road to assist with a dispute between a taxi driver and a customer. The situation was resolved between the two. 2:46 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Turnpike Road [...]
July 28th, 2015
Southborough – The Southborough Police Department has released a statement about an incident of vandalism that is being investigated as a hate crime: The Southborough Police Department investigated a vandalism report at 8:30 a.m. this morning on the driveway entrance pavement of St. Anne’s Church located on Boston Road. The writing was discovered by the [...]
July 25th, 2015
Southborough – Shayna Rose, a third-grader at Southborough’s Albert S. Woodward Elementary School, interviewed actress and singer Idina Menzel backstage at her recent concert. Shayna, the creator of the school newspaper, had the opportunity to meet and talk with the ‘Frozen’ star. The budding reporter asked questions about Menzel’s favorite color, meal and dessert, whether [...]
July 22nd, 2015
Southborough – Christopher J. Brovelli, 45, of Southborough, died Saturday, July 18, 2015. He was the beloved son of John and Patricia (Gill) Brovelli of Southborough, the loved brother of Lisa Kelley and her husband Michael of North Grafton, and the loving uncle of Jack and Elizabeth. He also leaves many aunts, uncles, and cousins, [...]
July 15th, 2015
Southborough – The Southborough Trails Committee (STC) recently announced a new website – http://www.southboroughtrails.org/ – where residents can find information on current events and projects, maps and volunteer opportunities. The committee will be embarking on trail-clearing projects in the near future. The website will be updated with more information as it becomes available. In the meantime, they [...]