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.
- Visit Southborough’s town government website here.
- Visit Southborough’s public schools (K-8) website here.
- Visit Southborough’s high school (Algonquin Regional High School, shared with Northborough) here.
June 11th, 2015
Southborough – For the last 30 years, Rick Meisenheimer has owned a full-service auto body and mechanic shop, All Car Care, located at 77 School St. Every day Meisenheimer and his team work on a variety of vehicles, new and old, domestic and foreign, whether they need general maintenance or collision repair and restorations if they have been in an accident.
June 11th, 2015
Shrewsbury – The number 4 seed Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks softball team was defeated by the number 1 seed Wachusett Regional High School Mountaineers by a score of 5-0 in a MIAA Central Division 1 semi-final playoff game. The game was played on June 10 at Shrewsbury High School.
June 8th, 2015
Northborough/Southborough – Diplomas were presented to 346 graduates of the class of 2015 at a ceremony June 7 at Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS).
Speakers included Superintendent Christine Johnson; ARHS Principal Thomas Mead; Brian Mawson and Andrew McGowan, ARHS health and physical education teachers; Emily Lowe, class president; and essayist Paul Nardone. Instrumental music was provided by the Algonquin Regional Symphonic Band directed by Eric Vincent.
June 3rd, 2015
Southborough – Local author Kirk Westphal has drawn upon seven years of coaching experience with Southborough Little League to write some of the inspirational sports stories in his book “No Ordinary Game: Miraculous Moments in Backyards and Sandlots.” He accepted an invitation to read and sign copies of the book Tuesday, June 16, at 7 p.m. at the Southborough Library.
June 3rd, 2015
Southborough Friday, May 22 12:13 a.m. An officer on patrol checked on a male party sleeping in his vehicle in front of a Turnpike Road business. The motorist was reportedly taking a break from a long commute. 8:11 a.m. An officer took a larceny report of a stolen crosswalk sign in front of Fay School [...]
June 2nd, 2015
Southborough – A Southborough second-grader had the experience of a lifetime May 15 when she met Mass. Governor Charles Baker at the Statehouse. Shayna Rose, 8, a student at Albert S. Woodward Memorial Elementary School, had arranged to interview the governor for the school newspaper which she created several months ago.
June 1st, 2015
Southborough – John William “Jack” Pendergast, 63, of Southborough, passed away in his home Thursday, May 28, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer. At the time of his passing, he was in the loving presence of his wife, Beth Wittcoff; his two sons, Brian and David; and his brother, Mark. Born Nov. 21, 1951 [...]
May 30th, 2015
Southborough – The Southborough Gardeners announced that Jillian Rizzitano and Nate Morrell are each recipients of $1,000 scholarships for 2015. Rizzitano will be attending the University of Vermont Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources with a major in environmental science. Morrell will be attending the University of Massachusetts Stockbridge School of Agriculture majoring in [...]
May 28th, 2015
Southborough – Virginia M. (Harris) Nemensky, 92, of Southborough, passed away peacefully Monday, May 25, 2015 after a short period of declining health. She was the devoted wife of the late Francis J. Nemensky, who passed away in 1986. Virginia was a graduate of the former Girls High School in Boston. She worked as a [...]
May 27th, 2015
Southborough Friday, May 15 11:09 a.m. A resident on Breakneck Hill Road requested assistance with a possible wild animal in their garage. The responding officer checked the garage and reported back negative findings. 12:43 p.m. A motorist reported that the traffic lights were malfunctioning on Boston Road and Central Street. The responding officer reported back [...]