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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Southborough Summer Concert Series helps send kids to camp

July 15th, 2014

Chuck and Mud perform July 10 at the Summer Concert Series on the Neary Elementary School grounds.

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Southborough – Several years ago, Recreation Director Doreen Ferguson arranged to have a permanent platform built on the Neary Elementary School grounds for the musical entertainment of the annual Southborough Summer Nights.

“I had the platform built for Summer Nights with the intention of someday having other events there, too,” she said. “It's such a great location for our community events.”

Lois Denman, 91, of Southborough

July 15th, 2014

Southborough – Lois (Whidden) Denman, 91, of Southborough, died Sunday, July 13, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late James B. Denman; devoted mother of Margaret Agnoli and her husband Don of Longmeadow, Lois Jones of Vienna, Va., and James W. Denman and Nici Hornblower of Southborough; loving grandmother of Rebecca McCormack and [...]

Summer reading fun in Southborough

July 11th, 2014

Children are already dressed in their pajamas as they listen to stories at the Southborough Public Library July 10.  
Photo/Gregory Arnold

The Southborough Public Library held an outdoor pajama story time session for kids and their families July 10.

Southborough police log, July 4 edition

July 2nd, 2014

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Southborough Friday, June 20 7:16 a.m. A medical was reported at a Boston Road residence. 12:27 p.m. An officer assisted a resident with a domestic issue. 1:50 p.m. A resident of Sadie Hutt Lane reported an incident of credit card fraud. 3:35 p.m. Officers responded to a Wildwood Drive residence to investigate a report of [...]

Southborough kids march in star-spangled parade

July 1st, 2014

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Southborough – The Perry sisters – Arabella, 8, Elizabeth, 5, and Hannah, 6 – lead the annual Fourth of July Parade held July 1. Children of all ages marched from the Southborough Public Library to the Town House and back. Afterward, they enjoyed refreshments while listening to patriotic music in the Children's Room.

History of Southborough's Burnett family discussed at Breakfast Club

June 30th, 2014

Paul Doucette of the Southborough Historical Society (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Southborough – Guests at the June 13 meeting of the Breakfast Club at the Southborough Senior Center learned about the history of the town's prominent Burnett family and their connection to several local landmarks including Deerfoot Farms.

Straight serving with Navy Region Northwest

June 30th, 2014

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Southborough -? Petty Officer 3rd Class Joseph Straight, a resident of Southborough, is currently serving as a yeoman with Navy Region Northwest in the U.S. Navy, which protects and defends America on the world's oceans. With more than 70 percent of the world covered by water, 80 percent of the world's population living near those [...]

Southborough team wins charity golf tournament

June 30th, 2014

The winning golf team of (l to r) Robert Kuftinec, Jeanette Clough, Mount Auburn Hospital president and CEO, Steve Furlong, Joe Pelgrin, and Chris Kardos with Jeanette Clough, Mount Auburn Hospital president and CEO. (Photo/submitted)

Region – Mount Auburn Hospital's 15th annual Golf Classic benefit took place June 16 at the Belmont Country Club. The winning team was made up of members from Strategic Benefit Advisors of Southborough. Strategic Benefit Advisors is also a corporate sponsor of the tournament.

Kolenda brings humanitarian message to Congolese soldiers

June 25th, 2014

Dan Koleda poses with soldiers at Mura base camp.
Photo/Dan Kolenda

Southborough – In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DCR), the word “kolenda” means strong. When Southborough Selectman Daniel Kolenda visited the DCR to train soldiers on the rules of war, “the troops would chant and sing it, sometimes around me, after a training class,” he relayed.

Southborough police log, June 27 edition

June 25th, 2014

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Southborough Friday, June 13 12:01 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at an Oregon Road residence. 11:21 a.m. Officers conducted a requested well-being check of a Marlboro Road resident. As a result of an investigation, one individual at the residence was placed into Protective Custody. 11:39 a.m. Southborough Police requested mutual aid from Ashland Police [...]

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