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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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Westborough Knights of Columbus to hold fundraiser for Unified Track

March 3rd, 2015

(l to r) Sam Kanji, Matt McCarthy, Kaitlin Johnson, Colleen Kasparzak and Kaitlin Slattery. (Photo/submitted)

Westborough/Southborough – Unified track is dedicated to promoting social inclusion through shared sports training and competition experiences by joining people with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team. Its goal is to break down stereotypes about people with intellectual disabilities in a fun way, bringing people together to develop friendship and understanding. In 2012 Westborough High School (WHS) and Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) teamed up to create a joint unified track team.

Music strikes a chord while bonding three generations

March 3rd, 2015

Brad Smith, a junior at Algonquin Regional High School, dances with Pat Robertson, a resident at the Coleman House.

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Northborough/Southborough – The power of music therapy is experienced by three generations when students and teachers from Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) meet weekly with residents of the Coleman House, an assisted living facility in Northborough.

Central Mass Club Lacrosse, Holy Cross give back

February 28th, 2015

Central Mass. Club Lacrosse and Holy Cross women’s lacrosse work to help stock a local food pantry. (l to r) Holy Cross lacrosse player Sophia Agostinelli, Joe Kacevitch, Stephanie Ridolfi and Holy Cross player Maddie Ward. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough/Southborough – When Southborough resident Joe Kacevitch is not working as the New England territory manager for Shaw Sports Turf, he can likely be found on a local lacrosse field. Kacevitch founded the Northborough-Southborough Girls’ Youth Lacrosse Program 13 years ago and has since partnered with Holy Cross Head Coach Stephanie Ridolfi to create Central Mass Club Lacrosse. Together, Kacevitch and Ridolfi have made an impact on as well as off the field, recently working with athletes and their families to help stock the Catholic Charities Food Bank.

Southborough police Log, Feb. 27 edition

February 25th, 2015

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Southborough Monday, Feb. 16 4:35 a.m. Officers investigated a one car, motor vehicle accident on Turnpike Road. No injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. 8:33 a.m. Officers investigated an abandoned 911 call from a Turnpike Road business. 10:46 a.m. Officers assisted a disabled motorist on Marlboro Road. 11:16 a.m. Officers assisted a [...]

Helen Meleones, 84, of Fayville

February 19th, 2015

Fayville – Helen (Georgaklis) Meleones, 84, of Fayville, died peacefully at her home Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Thomas J. Meleones, who passed away in 2002. Born April 22, 1930 in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Electra Georgaklis and sister [...]

Reflecting on family’s service to Southborough Fire Department

February 18th, 2015

George “Skip” Hubley Jr.

Photo/Submitted

Southborough – This is the first time in about 70 years that the Southborough Fire Department doesn’t include a Hubley family member. George “Skip” Hubley Jr. recently retired after serving a total of 43 years with the department including 15 as a call firefighter and then 29 as call fire lieutenant.

Southborough hosts Library Legislative Breakfast

February 18th, 2015

State Sen. Jamie Eldridge speaks at the Southborough Library Legislative Breakfast held Feb. 13.

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Region – The importance of constituents sharing their ideas with legislators was the recurring message delivered Feb. 13 by library advocates and elected officials at the Southborough Library Legislative Breakfast.

Southborough Library Director Ryan Donovan introduced several speakers including Maureen Ambrosino, president of the Massachusetts Library Association (MLA) and director of the Westborough Public Library.

Southborough police log, Feb. 20 edition

February 18th, 2015

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Southborough Monday, Feb. 9 12:45 a.m. An officer on patrol assisted a stranded motorist on Turnpike Road. 8:53 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Madison Place residence. 12:21 a.m. Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Cordaville Road. No injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. 12:53 p.m. Officers [...]

Edward T. Dakai, 68, of Southborough

February 16th, 2015

Southborough – Edward T. Dakai, 68, of Southborough and formerly of Arizona, died at his home Saturday, February 14, 2015, surrounded by his family, after a long battle with cancer. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Cecilia (Gannon) and Louis Dakai. Ed was a graduate of Framingham South High School and [...]

Southborough girl marks fifth year since open heart surgery

February 11th, 2015

Celia Cappello, 13

Southborough – Stefanie Cappello of Southborough is proud of her daughter Celia, a seventh-grader at Trottier Middle School. In observance of the Go Red for Women campaign, Celia showed her support for healthy heart awareness by wearing red attire at school Feb. 6. She was born with a congenital heart defect that went undetected until age 8. Now five years after undergoing open heart surgery, Celia is an active 13-year-old student of various dance styles.

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