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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New Rotary scholarship introduced for Southborough students

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 [...]

Southborough police log, March 27 edition

March 25th, 2015

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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 [...]

Allen Langord, 80, formerly of Southborough

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 [...]

Fay School to host spring celebration

March 18th, 2015

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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 [...]

Southborough police log, March 20 edition

March 18th, 2015

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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 [...]

Stephen Coldwell, 75, of Southborough

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; [...]

Southborough police log, March 13 edition

March 11th, 2015

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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 [...]

Southborough police log, March 6 edition

March 4th, 2015

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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 [...]

Westborough Knights of Columbus to hold fundraiser for Unified Track

March 3rd, 2015

(l to r) Sam Kanji, Matt McCarthy, Kaitlin Johnson, Colleen Kasparzak and Kaitlin Slattery. (Photo/submitted)

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.

Music strikes a chord while bonding three generations

March 3rd, 2015

Brad Smith, a junior at Algonquin Regional High School, dances with Pat Robertson, a resident at the Coleman House.

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

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.

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