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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Southborough’s Troop 1 to hold cookout in honor of 100th anniversary

September 6th, 2015

Members of Troop 1 marching near Fruit Street, circa 1915-1919. (Photo/submitted)

Southborough – Past, present, and future members of Southborough’s Boy Scout Troop 1, along with their families, are invited to a special cookout Saturday, Sept. 12 to celebrate the troop’s 100th anniversary. The cookout will be held at Pilgrim Church, 15 Common St., from 4- 8 p.m. As the troop prepares for the anniversary, they [...]

Southborough Recycling seeks help from residents for survey

September 3rd, 2015

Southborough – The Southborough Green Technology and Recycling Committee, in a joint effort with the Public Works Planning Board, has undertaken a survey of the waste management practices employed by Massachusetts communities. The goal of the survey is to report back to the Board of Selectmen on the management practices that could substantially reduce the [...]

Sandra Cincotta, 74, formerly of Southborough

August 31st, 2015

Sebago, Maine – Sandra (Bertonazzi) Cincotta, 74, of Sebago, Maine, formerly a longtime resident of Southborough, died peacefully Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. She was the beloved wife of Richard Cincotta for the past 55 years. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Helen (Monette) Bertonazzi.  Sandy attended school in Southborough and [...]

Southborough celebrates 12th annual ‘Summer Nights’

August 31st, 2015

Hayden Peak, 4, is pleased with the mirror reflection of her painted face.

Southborough – Residents and visitors enjoyed the pleasant weather Aug. 29 while attending the 12th annual Southborough Summer Nights on the grounds of Neary Elementary School.

The evening of family fun featured inflatable amusements, pony and horse rides from Ridge Valley Stables in Grafton, rock wall, food court, vendors and representatives from nonprofit organizations.

Southborough Community Fund seeks to grant up to $60,000 this year

August 29th, 2015

Several Southborough Community Fund board members (l to r) Tom Crotty, Cathy Kea, Elizabeth Wetherbee Klein, Robin Martin, John Fodor and Karen Gadbois. (Photo/submitted)

Southborough – Building community, according to Judy Salerno, executive director of the Foundation for Metrowest, is the ultimate goal of its Southborough Community Fund (SCF). With a fast-approaching deadline – Friday, Sept. 11, at 5 p.m. – the SCF is seeking grant applications from registered nonprofits and town organizations operating in Southborough. The SCF will, “support programs that increase volunteerism and community involvement, strengthen civic engagement, and emphasize collaborations that enhance community initiatives.”

Heritage Chorale seeks members for new season

August 28th, 2015

Southborough – Love to sing? Join Heritage Chorale for the open rehearsals of its new season. The fall concert, to be held at St. Mark’s School in Southborough, will be a 70th birthday tribute to British composer and arranger John Rutter. The concert will also feature the “Mass of the Children,” collaborating with “VOICES Boston,” [...]

Inspiring teammates while fundraising for autism cause

August 27th, 2015

Posing for a photo Aug. 16 before running the Falmouth Road Race are Team NECC members (l to r, wearing NECC singlets) Olivia Morgan, Michelle LaPointe, Scott Lawson, Amanda Bullard, Becky Zorovic, Stacy Cohen and Amy McDermott. Teammates not pictured are Tracey Camilleri, Kylee Drugan-Eppich and Jineane Gargiulo.


Southborough – Ten supporters of the New England Center for Children (NECC), collectively known as Team NECC, fundraised for the Southborough-based nonprofit agency Aug. 16 by running the Falmouth Road Race. The team consisted of NECC teachers, parents of students, other supporters, and a particularly inspiring runner with a longtime connection with this autism research and education center.

Southborough police log, Aug. 28 edition

August 26th, 2015

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Southborough Thursday, Aug. 13 2:07 a.m. A medical was reported at St. Mark’s School on Marlboro Road. 5:49 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Sears Lane residence. 8:46 a.m. An officer took a vandalism report from a Blendon Wood Drive resident. 9:35 a.m. An officer responded to a Southville Road business to investigate [...]

Bette Lou Madison, 80, formerly of Southborough

August 20th, 2015

Clinton – Bette Lou (Grimes) Madison, 80, of Clinton and formerly a longtime resident of Southborough, died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015 at the Reservoir of Marlborough after long illness. She was the beloved wife of Joseph J. Madison for 60 years. Bette Lou was a devoted wife and mother, who raised her children before she [...]

Southborough police log, Aug. 21 edition

August 19th, 2015

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Southborough Wednesday, Aug. 5 1:28 a.m. Two Saddle Hill Lane residents were charged with Furnishing Alcoholic Beverages to Persons Under 21. 9:12 a.m. An officer investigated a report of a wire down on Pine Hill Road. The line was located and Verizon was notified. 12:55 p.m. A medical was reported at a Partridge Hill Road [...]

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