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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 firefighter graduates from Mass. Firefighting Academy

July 3rd, 2015

Firefighter Travis L. Pacific (Photo/submitted)

Southborough – Southborough Firefighter Travis L. Pacific was one of 21 local firefighters to graduate from the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy June 19. State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan and Academy Director George D. Kramlinger announced the graduation of the 229th class of the academy’s 45-day Career Recruit Firefighting Training Program at the Department of Fire [...]

Volvo of Southborough invites public to Saturday morning ‘FIKA’ events

June 30th, 2015

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The management team at Volvo of Southborough would like to invite the public to their Saturday morning “FIKA” events for complimentary coffee and pastries. These Scandinavian- inspired events will take place every Saturday morning from 9-11 a.m. at their new dealership located at 251 Southborough Rd., (Route 9).

Southborough Medical Group Career Fair

June 30th, 2015

Southborough – Southborough Medical Group, a division of Reliant Medical Group, will hold a Career Fair Monday, July 13, from 3 to 7 p.m. at 24-28 Newton St., Southborough. The fair will feature onsite interviews for RN, LPN, MA, and administrative positions. Full-time, part-time and per diem positions are available with exceptional benefits.

Breaking ground for Autism Institute in Southborough

June 30th, 2015

Former Gov. Michael Dukakis, capital campaign co-chair

Southborough – The New England Center for Children (NECC) on Route 9 in Southborough is expanding and renovating after raising $10.9 million with a capital campaign. A new three-story, 30,000-square-foot addition will be added to the existing building and named the Autism Institute. There, NECC will conduct training and research to further benefit autism educators and affected families internationally.

Diane C. Provencher, 80, of Southborough

June 29th, 2015

Southborough – Diane C. (Nolin) Provencher, 80, of Southborough, died peacefully Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Beaumont Rehab and Skilled Nursing Center in Westborough. She was the beloved wife of Laval Provencher for the past 54 years. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Leon and Florina (Riendeau) Nolin. She was a 1957 [...]

Local teen meets Red Sox pitcher

June 25th, 2015

(l to r) David Qua, former Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield, Heidi Qua, Jacob Qua and Katie Qua (hiding from the camera). (Photo/Dan Busler)

Southborough – Southborough resident Jacob Qua, 13, had the thrill of a lifetime June 20 when he threw out the first pitch at the fifth annual Boston WIFFLE© Ball Challenge to benefit The Travis Roy Foundation, Inc., and Franciscan Hospital for Children. The event took place at the New Balance Field at Boston University with [...]

Southborough firefighter graduates from Mass. Firefighting Academy

June 25th, 2015

Firefighter Travis L. Pacific (Photo/submitted)

Southborough – Southborough Firefighter Travis L. Pacific was one of 21 local firefighters to graduate from the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy June 19. State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan and Academy Director George D. Kramlinger announced the graduation of the 229th class of the academy’s 45-day Career Recruit Firefighting Training Program at the Department of Fire [...]

Celebration ends yearlong postcard project at Neary School

June 23rd, 2015

Gathered at the table representing the Northeast with chocolate and dried blueberries are fourth-grade students Marc Gadbois, Jayson Michaud, Thomas Zelnick, Amanda Dunsmore, Daniel Boush, Ryan O'Connor, A.J. Guidi, Laura Calef and Norah Shaikh.

Southborough – For Kristen Theve and David Finneran, two fourth-grade teachers at Margaret A. Neary Elementary School, the 50 States Postcard Pal Celebration June 18 was the perfect way to wrap up a year-long educational program. At the event, students sampled foods from each region, watched an official music video titled “Tour the States” and created a color-coded map of the United States.

‘From Cows to Computers’ now available on Southborough Media Access

June 18th, 2015

Southborough – “Southborough in the ‘70s: From Cows to Computers,” is now available for residents to view on Southborough Media Access (SAM) and Youtube. The presentation is by Southborough resident Donna McDaniel, a WATCH journalist, author, and historian.

Rita Pettibone, 99, of Southborough

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) [...]

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