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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Francis E. Perkins Jr., 75, of Southborough

February 20th, 2017

Southborough – Francis E. “Perk” Perkins Jr., 75, of Southborough and Gouldsboro, Maine, a founding partner of Boston law firm Perkins, Smith & Cohen LLP, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Edith B. “Dodie” Perkins; devoted father of William S. Perkins and his wife Sarah L. of Newton; and loving […]

Southborough police log, Feb. 17 edition

February 16th, 2017

Southborough Thursday, Feb. 2 6:29 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Northboro Road business. 7:08 a.m. Officers assisted a disabled motorist on Boston Road. 8:38 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Southville Road business. 10:27 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Beechwood Lane residence. 1:35 p.m. Solicitors registered at […]

Southborough Access Media holds ribbon cutting ceremony

February 15th, 2017

Southborough – Southborough Access Media (SAM) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new TV station at the P. Brent Trottier Middle School Jan. 25. The evening was attended by State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) and Representative Carolyn Dykema (D-Holliston) and included a special performance by the band Hit the Bus. SAM, which was formerly […]

Grossman Development Group hires vice president of property management

February 15th, 2017

Southborough – Peter Engeian has joined Grossman Development Group (GDG) as their vice president of property management. “We are thrilled to have Peter join us,” said Grossman Development Group President Howard Grossman. “He adds two dimension to our growing team that enhances our overall expertise.” Engeian comes to GDG with 25 years of property management […]

Fay School students get a history lesson from local seniors

February 15th, 2017

Southborough – Ninth-graders at Fay School were treated to a visit from seniors from the Southborough Senior Center Feb. 1 as part of the school yearlong learning initiative. The school has partnered with the center to offer events and activities the provide enrichment to the seniors as well as learning opportunities for students. Seventeen seniors […]

Rose M. Campbell, 98, of Southborough

February 14th, 2017

Southborough – Rose M. (Benware) Campbell, 98, of Southborough, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at Beaumont skilled Nursing and Rehab Center in Northborough. She was the beloved wife of the late Donald M. Campbell, who passed away in 1996. They had been married for 58 years. Born in Charlestown, N.H., she was the daughter of […]

Aldona B. Charbonnier, 103, of Southborough

February 13th, 2017

Southborough – Aldona “Alda” B. Charbonnier, 103, of Southborough, formerly of Allston/Brighton, passed away peacefully Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Born March 11, 1913, she was Southborough’s eldest resident. Alda was the beloved wife of the late Jules (Pete) Charbonnier, and is survived by her children, Robert and his wife Patricia of Hanson and Carol Lamson […]

James B. Mongillo, 85, of Southborough

February 6th, 2017

Southborough – James B. Mongillo, 85, of Southborough and formerly West Simsbury, Conn., died Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital in Westborough. He was the beloved husband of Alexandra (Schipke) Mongillo for the last 60 years. Born in Southington, Conn., he was the son of the late Ralph and Antoinette (Bruno) Mongillo. Jim […]

Southborough police say credit card skimmer found at local ATM

January 30th, 2017

Southborough – Southborough Police Chief Kenneth Paulhus released this statement this afternoon: The Southborough Police Department would like to alert the public of the discovery of a credit card skimming device located at the inside Citizens Bank ATM machine at the Cumberland Farms located at 365 Turnpike Road (Route 9) on January 28th, at approximately […]

Local librarian to run first Boston Marathon for charity

January 25th, 2017

Southborough – Some patrons of Southborough Library might be surprised to learn that their longtime children’s librarian describes herself as “a gym rat.” Focusing on running in recent years, Kim Ivers is looking forward to Monday, April 17, when she’ll run her first Boston Marathon.

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