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.
June 12th, 2015
Ocala, Fla. – Rita Mary (Pellerin) Pettibone, 99, of Ocala, Fla., and a former longtime resident of Southborough, passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 10, 2015. She was the devoted wife of the late Loren “Bud” Pettibone, who died in 2009. Born in Bennington, Vt., she was the daughter of the late George and Grace Mary (Couture) [...]
June 11th, 2015
Southborough – For the last 30 years, Rick Meisenheimer has owned a full-service auto body and mechanic shop, All Car Care, located at 77 School St. Every day Meisenheimer and his team work on a variety of vehicles, new and old, domestic and foreign, whether they need general maintenance or collision repair and restorations if they have been in an accident.
June 11th, 2015
Shrewsbury – The number 4 seed Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks softball team was defeated by the number 1 seed Wachusett Regional High School Mountaineers by a score of 5-0 in a MIAA Central Division 1 semi-final playoff game. The game was played on June 10 at Shrewsbury High School.
June 8th, 2015
Northborough/Southborough – Diplomas were presented to 346 graduates of the class of 2015 at a ceremony June 7 at Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS).
Speakers included Superintendent Christine Johnson; ARHS Principal Thomas Mead; Brian Mawson and Andrew McGowan, ARHS health and physical education teachers; Emily Lowe, class president; and essayist Paul Nardone. Instrumental music was provided by the Algonquin Regional Symphonic Band directed by Eric Vincent.
June 3rd, 2015
Southborough – Local author Kirk Westphal has drawn upon seven years of coaching experience with Southborough Little League to write some of the inspirational sports stories in his book “No Ordinary Game: Miraculous Moments in Backyards and Sandlots.” He accepted an invitation to read and sign copies of the book Tuesday, June 16, at 7 p.m. at the Southborough Library.
June 3rd, 2015
Southborough Friday, May 22 12:13 a.m. An officer on patrol checked on a male party sleeping in his vehicle in front of a Turnpike Road business. The motorist was reportedly taking a break from a long commute. 8:11 a.m. An officer took a larceny report of a stolen crosswalk sign in front of Fay School [...]
June 2nd, 2015
Southborough – A Southborough second-grader had the experience of a lifetime May 15 when she met Mass. Governor Charles Baker at the Statehouse. Shayna Rose, 8, a student at Albert S. Woodward Memorial Elementary School, had arranged to interview the governor for the school newspaper which she created several months ago.
June 1st, 2015
Southborough – John William “Jack” Pendergast, 63, of Southborough, passed away in his home Thursday, May 28, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer. At the time of his passing, he was in the loving presence of his wife, Beth Wittcoff; his two sons, Brian and David; and his brother, Mark. Born Nov. 21, 1951 [...]
May 30th, 2015
Southborough – The Southborough Gardeners announced that Jillian Rizzitano and Nate Morrell are each recipients of $1,000 scholarships for 2015. Rizzitano will be attending the University of Vermont Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources with a major in environmental science. Morrell will be attending the University of Massachusetts Stockbridge School of Agriculture majoring in [...]
May 28th, 2015
Southborough – Virginia M. (Harris) Nemensky, 92, of Southborough, passed away peacefully Monday, May 25, 2015 after a short period of declining health. She was the devoted wife of the late Francis J. Nemensky, who passed away in 1986. Virginia was a graduate of the former Girls High School in Boston. She worked as a [...]