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.
May 12th, 2015
Region – Three towns – Hudson, Northborough and Southborough all held their annual town elections on May 11.
Brian Shea defeated nine-year incumbent William Boland to win a seat on the Southborough Board of Selectmen in the May 11 Annual Town Election. Shea received 626 votes, Boland received 415 votes and a third candidate, Desiree Aselbekian received 411 votes.
May 11th, 2015
Oxford/Princeton – Kenneth R. Strong, 43, of Oxford, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2015 at his home in Oxford. Born in Holden and raised in Princeton, Ken was the son of Robert A. and Beverly A. (Yoder) Strong and lived 10 years in Oxford. He leaves his partner with whom he lived, Robert V. Ackerman [...]
May 3rd, 2015
Southborough – “From Cows to Computers,” a presentation on the development of Southborough during the 1970s, will be held Thursday, May 14, at 7 p.m. at the Southborough Library, 25 Main St. As the 1970s began, Southborough, like the other “boroughs,” was undergoing significant changes as it moved from primarily a rural community with many [...]
May 1st, 2015
Southborough – Franca T. Kuchnir, Ph.D, 79, of Southborough and formerly of Elmhurst, Ill., died peacefully Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in Milford Regional Medical Center after a struggle with bladder cancer. Franca was born and lived in Bulgaria until 1948 when her family moved to Italy and then Brazil. She met and married Moyses Kuchnir [...]
April 29th, 2015
Southborough – Sharon Lux, library director at Fay School for pre-kindergarten through grade nine, received the Ellen Berne Pathfinder Award at the Massachusetts School Library Association’s annual conference, held March 1 at the University of Massachusetts Conference Center in Amherst.
April 29th, 2015
Southborough – A Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held April 23 for the new Volvo of Southborough. The dealership, which is located at 251 Turnpike Rd., Route 9 in Southborough, was purchased from the former owners of Farrell Volvo. The event drew nearly 200 attendees and featured live music and upscale catering. In attendance were [...]
April 29th, 2015
Southborough Thursday, April 23 8:16 a.m. Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Turnpike Road. No injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. 11:30 a.m. An officer investigated a parking complaint on Cordaville Road. 12:14 p.m. Officers conducted a requested well-being check on an East Main Street resident. Friday, April 24 [...]
April 27th, 2015
Southborough – Todd A. Lapidas, 54, of Southborough, died Friday, April 24, 2015 at the Miriam Boyd Parlin Residence in Wayland. He was born in Boston and was the son of the late Manuel and Lois (Kessel) Lapidas. Todd was raised in Sudbury, and was a graduate of the Lincoln-Sudbury High School, class of 1978. [...]
April 25th, 2015
Southborough – Wildlife biologist Rebecca Watters, a Southborough native and graduate of Algonquin Regional High School, came back to her hometown April 16 to give a presentation about her experience and studies on wolverines at the Southborough Community House. Watters currently lives in Bozeman, Mont., and goes on yearly expeditions to the northern Mongolian mountains where she conducts extensive research on these rare animals.
April 24th, 2015
Southborough – Anne L. (Paige) Nix, 77, died unexpectedly Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at her home. She was the wife of the late Donald C. Nix, who died in 2006. They were married for 49 years. She was born in Boston, the daughter of the late George and Mary (Joanis) Paige, and lived in Southborough [...]