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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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 [...]

Legislators to hold Open Forum at Southborough library

August 15th, 2015

Southborough – The Southborough Public Library is hosting an Open Forum Wednesday, Aug. 26  with State Sen.  Jamie Eldridge, (D-Acton), State Rep. Carolyn Dykema, (D-Holliston) and Wade Blackman, constituent services representative for U.S. Congresswoman Katherine Clark. (D-MA 5). Residents are invited to meet and learn what their representatives are currently working on. The forum will [...]

St. Mark’s invites residents’ views on proposed solar installation

August 12th, 2015

Southborough – “Good idea, good project, bad location,” said Robert Meyer, director of Finance and Business Operations at St. Mark’s School in Southborough, when asked to summarize neighbors’ feedback on the school’s proposed plan for solar panel installation.

Southborough police log, Aug. 14 edition

August 12th, 2015

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Southborough Wednesday, July 29 7:39 a.m. A medical was reported at a Tara Road residence. 8:55 a.m. Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Boston Road. No injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. 9:58 a.m. Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Turnpike Road. No injuries were reported [...]

Southborough Police announce Internet Transaction Safety Zone

August 11th, 2015


Southborough – With the ever-increasing popularity and convenience of buying items over the Internet, many police department have set up safe zones where people can meet to complete their purchase transaction. Locally, the Southborough Police Department has announced it has also set up such an area: “The Southborough Police Department would like to announce the [...]

Elma Stipe Kunz, 94, of Southborough

August 10th, 2015

Southborough – Elma (MacMurray) Stipe Kunz, 94 of Southborough, passed away peacefully Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, surrounded by family and friends. She was the wife of the late Hans Kunz and J. Gordon Stipe. Elma was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Mt. Holyoke College, majoring in French.  She taught English as a second language. [...]

Laughing out loud at the Southborough Library

August 9th, 2015

Milo Holtschlah and Adam DeAngelis, both 5, are amused by the antics of Big Joe the Storyteller. (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Southborough – Big Joe the Storyteller returned July 30 to the Southborough Library Children’s Room with a bagful of props and puppets for an interactive program. A humorous highlight for the kids was learning the wolf dance in which they collectively rolled their heads, wiggled their fingers, patted their bellies, clapped their hands and howled. They also enjoyed providing sound effects for Big Joe’s rendition of “The King of the Frogs.”

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