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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 man charged with OUI after hitting police officer

April 30th, 2016

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Southborough – Police Chief Kenneth Paulhus released this statement this morning: On 4.30.16 at approximately 1:56 a.m., Officer Patrick Smith was on patrol in a marked Ford Explorer when he was rear ended by a 2006 Lexus SUV while stopped at a red light on Route 9 West at the intersection of Central Street. The […]

Southborough Community Fund grant to Heritage Chorale provides free concert tickets

April 28th, 2016

Southborough – The Heritage Chorale, (John Finney, director) has received a $2,000 grant from The Southborough Community Fund (SCF), a fund of The Foundation for Metrowest. This grant is in support of the Chorale’s third and last concert of its “2015-2016 Family Series”, which began in November with a joint performance in Southborough by Heritage Chorale and the children’s chorus Voices Boston, followed by a February Pops Concert in Framingham.

Irene B. Tibert, 81, of Southborough

April 25th, 2016

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Southborough – Irene B. Tibert, 81, of Southborough, passed away peacefully in the presence of her family Thursday, April 21, 2016. She was the wife of Richard F. Tibert. Irene was born in 1934 to Dominick and Chiara Dominianni in Brooklyn, N.Y. After graduating from James Madison High School, she enlisted in the U.S. Marine […]

Letter to Editor: Craig Nicholson running for Southborough’s Planning Board

April 25th, 2016

Craig Nicholson

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My name is Craig Nicholson and I am running for the open position on Southborough’s Planning Board. I have been a resident of Southborough for over 10 years and have a strong commitment to giving back to the community that provides my family with so many benefits.

School district takes the lead on student-athlete safety

April 21st, 2016

Northborough/Southborough – The Northborough-Southborough School District supports measures now wending their way through the state Legislature that make sure sports coaches are trained to recognize and respond to episodes of sudden cardiac arrest and require AED — automated external defibrillator—devices in schools.

But educators and administrators in the district did not wait for the bills to pass before taking action on their own.

Southborough police log, April 22 edition

April 20th, 2016

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Southborough Friday, April 8 12:28 a.m. Arrested, Joey Hancock of Morris Street, Southbridge, MA. Mr. Hancock was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license (subsequent offense), marked lanes violation, and possession of a Class E drug. 11:25 a.m. Arrested, Lisa Liberty of Atwood Street, Southborough, MA. Ms. Liberty was charged with operating […]

‘Art in Bloom’ featured at the Southborough Public Library

April 15th, 2016

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Southborough – Twenty-five creative floral arrangements — each interpreting a unique, original piece of art — were displayed at the Southborough Public Library April 7- 9. For the second time, the Southborough Gardeners collaborated with Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) students to present “Art in Bloom.” They previously worked together in 2013.

Motivational speaker Kevin Wanzer inspires Northborough students and residents

April 14th, 2016

“Choose To Love” 10th anniversary book cover

Northborough/Southborough – Algonquin Regional High School welcomed motivational comedian and professional speaker Kevin Wanzer the evening of March 31.

Preparing for 10th annual 5K Walk/Run for Autism

April 13th, 2016

Liam Clinton, 14, and his mother, Simone, at a past 5K Walk/Run for Autism 

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Southborough – The New England Center for Children (NECC) in Southborough is preparing for its 10th annual 5K Walk/Run for Autism to be held Saturday, May 7, at 10 a.m., starting and finishing at the Margaret A. Neary Elementary School. To celebrate the fundraiser’s decade anniversary, NECC recently hosted an evening kickoff event at the P. Brent Trottier Middle School. There, Simone Clinton of Framingham shared success stories of her son Liam, an NECC student for 10 years.

Oscar G. Aselbekian, 89, of Southborough

April 12th, 2016

Southborough – Oscar G. Aselbekian, 89, a lifelong resident of Southborough, died Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at Framingham Union Hospital in Framingham, after a period of declining health. He was the husband of the late Anne (Kaderian) Aselbekian, who passed away in 2007. Oscar attended the former Peter’s High School of Southborough and left before […]

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