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 native graduates from Air Force Officer Training

September 21st, 2014


Southborough – Second Lieutenant Scott Wambolt, son of Mark and Susan Wambolt of Southborough, has graduated from Commissioned Officer Training at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Ala. The mission of the United States Air Force Officer Training School is to produce world-class officers of character possessing the American warrior ethos, prepared to lead airmen, and [...]

Southborough police log, Sept. 19 edition

September 17th, 2014

police log

Southborough Friday, Sept. 12 12:40 a.m. BUILDING CHECK- Building Checked/Secured- Location/Address: MAIN ST 12:56 a.m. BUILDING CHECK- Services Rendered- Location/Address: RIVER ST 1:06 a.m. BUILDING CHECK- Building Checked/Secured- Location/Address: RICHARDS RD 1:20 a.m. BUILDING CHECK- Building Checked/Secured- Location/Address: TURNPIKE RD 2:07 a.m. MOTOR VEHICLE STOP- Citation/Warning Issued- Location/Address: TURNPIKE RD 2:36 a.m. BUILDING CHECK- Building [...]

Southborough commission continues work to preserve historic properties

September 12th, 2014

The historic Burnett/Garfield House on Main Street in Southborough.

Southborough- Kate Matison is an architectural historian and vice chair of the Southborough Historical Commission. She has master's degrees from Boston University in American art and architecture and historic preservation.

Eric Green Sportsmanship Award recipient named

September 12th, 2014

Suzy Green presents the Eric Green Sportsmanship Award to Jeffrey Secrist. (Photo/submitted)

Southborough – In 2012, Southborough Little League established the Eric Green Sportsmanship Award in memory of Eric Green. The award recognizes a 12-year-old athlete who demonstrates outstanding attitude, sportsmanship and team spirit – qualities exhibited by Green during his baseball career and throughout his life.

Alice Phillipo, 86, of Fayville

September 11th, 2014

Fayville – Alice (Bertonassi) Phillipo, 96, of Fayville, died peacefully Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at Beaumont Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Westborough. Born in Marlborough, the daughter of the late Massimo and Albina (Berni) Bertonassi, she had been the wife of the late Elmer Phillipo, who died in 1995. Alice spent her life in [...]

Southborough police log, Sept. 12 edition

September 10th, 2014

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Friday, Sept. 5 12:21 a.m. MOTOR VEHICLE STOP- Arrest Made- Location/Address: TURNPIKE RD + BREAKNECK HILL RD. ARRESTED: Mark Mulholland, Pelham Road, Natick, MA. Charge: OUI Alcohol & Speeding. 0054 hrs- SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY- Could Not Locate- Location/Address: MARLBORO RD- Resident reporting two male parties just ran from his backyard. 2:44 a.m. BUILDING CHECK- Building Checked/Secured- [...]

St. Mark's Church welcomes new organist, choirmaster

September 4th, 2014


Southborough – As St. Mark's School students prepare to return from summer vacation, the school's Director of Music James Wallace prepares for his new role as organist and choirmaster at St. Mark's Episcopal Church. He will start playing the organ for the church – which is affiliated with the school – Sunday, Sept. 7.

Northborough joins Southborough for Dull Men's Club BBQ

September 3rd, 2014

Gathered at a barbecue Aug. 22 at the Southborough Senior Center, are chapter leaders of the Dull Men's Club: (l to r) Al Radin of Pembroke, Bill Harrington of Southborough, and Bernie Gillon of Northborough.

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Southborough/Northborough – Imagine the excitement of a summer soirée with a guest list of members from three Dull Men's Club (DMC) chapters. The self-proclaimed humdrum gentlemen of the Southborough Senior Center invited their Northborough and Pembroke counterparts to a barbecue Aug. 22, when they served hamburgers and hotdogs. You were expecting surf and turf?

Nancy E. Gould, 83

September 2nd, 2014

Southborough – Nancy E. (Cutler) Gould, 83, of Southborough, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 at Marlborough Hospital after a period of declining health. Born in Marlborough, she was the daughter of the late William E. and Ruth E. (Babcock) Cutler. Nancy was a 1948 graduate of Marlborough High School and worked for Rivers School in [...]

Southborough police log, Aug. 29 edition

August 27th, 2014

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Southborough Friday, Aug. 15 3:00 a.m. Officers assisted a disabled motorist on Turnpike Road. 3:55 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Wolfpen Lane residence. 7:23 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Northboro Road residence. 7:45 a.m. A motorist from Worcester, MA was issued a criminal application for operating a motor vehicle [...]

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