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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Alma Vanni, 81, of Southborough

July 6th, 2015

Southborough – Alma Leola “Lee” (White)  Vanni, 81,  a Southborough resident for over 60 years, passed away peacefully at home Monday, June 29, 2015. She was the devoted wife of the late Robert J. Vanni for 49 years. Born in Canadian, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Leo and  Alma (Davis) White. Lee, [...]

Falconi 24th Golf Outing to benefit Southborough seniors

July 5th, 2015

Southborough – The Falconi 24th annual Golf Outing will be held Monday, Sept. 21 at Juniper Hill Golf Course, 202 Brigham St., Northborough. All of the proceeds will go to support the Southborough Senior Center. The tournament is in need of sponsors and raffle prize donations. For more information and to obtain registration and sponsor [...]

Trottier team finishes season undefeated

July 4th, 2015

(top, l to r)- Head Coach Pete Massaglia;  Team Manager James Mahoney and Assistant Coach Frank Nellenback; (middle, l to r) - Tony Massaglia, Grant Gattuso, Assistant Coach Mark Boyden,  Ben Poon, Harry Boyden, Nolan Kimball, Team Manager Jamie Mooney, and Team Manager Luke Brogna; (bottom, l to r) Greg Rosen, Gunnar Vachris, Jeffrey Secrist, Matthew Walsh, Ben Weber, Jack Butler, and Jack Branson. Not pictured: Matthew White and Ryan Decker (Photo/submitted)

Southborough – The P. Brent Trottier Middle School baseball team recently completed a stellar season, going undefeated 11-0 against teams from Westborough, Marlborough, Hudson, Bolton, Stow, and Lancaster.

Young Southborough Library patrons display patriotism

July 3rd, 2015

Leading the parade are (l to r) Lily Dlott, 6, Shea Domolky, 6, and Evan Dlott, 4.

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Southborough – Once again, Common Street was closed by the Southborough Police as a longtime holiday tradition continued July 2. Young patrons of the Southborough Library and their family members participated in the annual Fourth of July parade, wearing star-spangled accessories while waving American flags. They marched up the [...]

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 [...]

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