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.
August 20th, 2014
Southborough Thursday, Aug. 7 2:09 a.m. An officer on patrol provided a civilian transport to an individual walking on Marlboro Road. 2:55 a.m. A Leonard Drive resident reported hearing voices outside of her residence. The responding officers checked the area and reported back negative findings. 5:11 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Turnpike [...]
August 19th, 2014
Southborough – The annual Southborough Summer Nights event will be celebrated this Saturday, Aug. 23, starting at 5 p.m., at Neary School. To make sure everyone attending or passing by stays safe, a traffic advisory has been issued: The Southborough Emergency Management Agency would like to advise all residents of an upcoming traffic advisory for [...]
August 13th, 2014
Southborough – James Rizzitano's interest in chess started one summer when he was around 11 years old. After he was stung by a bee and had a very allergic reaction, he was cautious for the rest of the summer playing board games and reading. He first read about how to play chess in a book, and since then, Rizzitano, a Southborough resident, has played 2,500 games in tournaments, become an International Master, and written five books on the game of chess.
August 10th, 2014
Southborough – The Southborough Recreation Department's youth summer camp recently held its “Heroes Week” at the Finn School. The camp featured a visit from members of the Southborough Police and Fire departments and emergency vehicles. Campers were able to learn about the vehicles while talking with both firefighters and police officers about their jobs. The [...]
August 7th, 2014
Southborough – Ryan Donovan brings lots of varied experience with him as the new director of the Southborough Public Library. His first job while in high school was working as a page at the public library in his hometown of Nashua, N.H. His responsibilities soon increased, as did his interest in working at a library.
August 6th, 2014
Southborough Thursday, July 31 9:35 a.m. Officers investigated a one car, motor vehicle accident on Cordaville Road. No injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. 10:01 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Pine Hill Road residence. 11:00 a.m. Officers investigated a report of a suspicious motor vehicle parked on Sadie Hutt [...]
July 31st, 2014
Southborough – The Southborough Recreation Department recently held an “Under the Sea” camp at the Mary E. Finn School.
July 30th, 2014
Southborough Thursday, July 24 1:03 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at an Oak Hill Road residence. 3:24 a.m. Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Turnpike Road. No injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. 9:28 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Park Central Drive business. 12:30 p.m. [...]
July 29th, 2014
Southborough – Bailey Stone, 9, performs a magic trick July 25, his final day of the Circus Arts Camp at Fay School. During this five-day specialty camp, children learned the skills of circus performers such as basic magic, juggling, stilt walking and creating balloon animals. Fay Day Camp for ages 3 to 15 continues through [...]
July 24th, 2014
Southborough – After the previous flag was damaged due to a water leak in the Great Hall in the State House in Boston, Senator James Eldridge, D-Acton, and Representative Carolyn Dykema, D-Holliston, were proud to display the new Southborough town flag July 17. A flag from every town in Massachusetts is showcased in the Great [...]