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 police log, Nov. 7 edition

November 5th, 2014

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Southborough Thursday, Oct. 23 12:22 a.m. A medical was reported at a Red Gate Lane residence. 3:10 a.m. A medical was reported at a Pine Cone Lane residence. 4:46 a.m. Marlborough police requested Southborough police’s assistance in locating an overdue motorist from their town. Areas around Southborough were checked, but the female party was not [...]

Algonquin senior to release country album and tour again

November 4th, 2014

Jessie Chris performs at this year’s Southborough Heritage Day Celebration.

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

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.

Dean M. Lewis, 88, of Southborough

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 [...]

Southborough police log, Oct. 31 edition

October 29th, 2014

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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 [...]

Joseph E. Kearns, 78, of Southborough

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 [...]

Costumes on parade in Southborough

October 26th, 2014

Erin Navaroli, 9, dressed as a pink princess, walks with Jessica Wills, 10, as a box of crayons.

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.

Southborough police log, Oct. 24 edition

October 22nd, 2014

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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 [...]

John J. Colleary, 80, formerly of Southborough

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 [...]

Southborough celebrates 41st Heritage Day

October 16th, 2014

Annabel Blanchard, 4, and her sister Georgieanna, 7, pet a pony from the Woodville Trailbusters 4H Club in Hopkinton.

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 [...]

Supporting artists with autism raises funds for Southborough school

October 16th, 2014

A displayed drawing by a student of the New England Center for Children. (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

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.

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