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.
November 4th, 2014
Southborough – Jessie Chris of Southborough embodies a mixture of New England and Nashville.
She’s completing her senior year at Algonquin Regional High School online while pursuing a career in country music. After recently recording her first album and touring for three weeks, she performed in her hometown at this year’s Southborough Heritage Day Celebration.
October 30th, 2014
Southborough – Dean M. Lewis, 88, of Southborough, died peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, after a short illness. His loving wife of over 59 years, Helen (Mocerino) Lewis, died Oct. 8, 2010. He leaves his six children, Steven D. Lewis and his wife Kathy of Stafford Springs, Conn., Darryl D. Lewis and his wife Susan [...]
October 29th, 2014
Southborough Friday, Oct. 17 1:04 a.m. Officers assisted a disabled motorist on Marlboro Road. 1:49 a.m. Officers assisted a disabled motorist on Turnpike Road. 5:09 a.m. A medical was reported at a Wyndemere Drive residence. 8:00 a.m. Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Marlboro Road. No injuries were reported at the scene [...]
October 28th, 2014
Southborough – Joseph E. Kearns, 78, of Southborough, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, surrounded by his loving family, after a long illness. He leaves his wife of 55 years, Judith E. (White) Kearns; two sons, Douglas J. Kearns and his wife Kimberlee of Bedford, N.H. and Jeffrey Kearns and his wife Lauren of North Richland [...]
October 26th, 2014
Southborough – Windy conditions Oct. 26 caused costumed kids to hold onto their hats while participating in the annual Halloween Parade, a longtime tradition presented by the Southborough Firefighters Association. Escorted by Fire Engine 22, lots of families travelled along Main Street for several blocks.
October 22nd, 2014
Southborough Friday, Oct. 10 12:09 a.m. An officer on patrol checked on a suspicious motor vehicle that was parked next to a Turnpike Road business. The officer reported back that the vehicle and driver both checked out ok. 1:15 a.m. Arrested, Ryan Molloy of Old Connecticut Path, Framingham. Mr. Molloy was charged with OUI alcohol [...]
October 20th, 2014
Lynn – John J. Colleary, 80, of Lynn and formerly of Southborough and Boston, passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. He was the husband of the late Eleanor (Clark) Colleary. Born in Southborough, he was the son of the late Josephine (Canning) and William J. Colleary Sr. John was a 1952 graduate of the former [...]
October 16th, 2014
By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Southborough – The center of Southborough was bustling with activities Oct. 13 for its 41st Heritage Day Celebration, organized by Southborough Recreation. Festivities began the previous evening when the Southborough Rotary Club presented the 16th annual Light-Up Southborough. Over 200 carved and decorated jack-o-lanterns were still on display along [...]
October 16th, 2014
Southborough – Since last year, artwork has been displayed and sold in a gallery with proceeds going to charities including the New England Center for Children (NECC), a school in Southborough whose mission is to transform the lives of children with autism worldwide through education, research and technology. Some of the artwork is created by NECC students and other pieces by contributing artists.
October 16th, 2014
Southborough – Vasilios “Bill” Vassilakis, 49, of Southborough, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. Born in New York, N.Y., he was educated at John Glenn Elementary School in Seven Hills, Ohio and graduated from Normandy High School in Parma, Ohio. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Kent State University and his MBA from Cleveland State. [...]