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 police log, April 18 edition

April 16th, 2014

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Southborough Thursday, April 3 1:01 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Turnpike Road business. 8:15 a.m. A resident of Parker Street reported that they had found needles and bottles in the area of Parker Street and Highland Street. An officer responded to the area and took control of those items from the scene. [...]

Circus comes to ‘Saturdays at Fay’

April 13th, 2014

Following the circus show, Eric Zhang, 4, learns how to balance a plate.

Families were entertained by the “Jedster the Jester Circus Show” presented April 12 at Fay School. In addition to watching him perform magic and create balloon animals, kids learned how to juggle and balance plates. The jester is also known as Jed Stefanowicz, who will teach a Circus Arts Camp this summer at Fay School.

Here a chick, there a chick

April 13th, 2014

So  here chick

Southborough – Getting a close look at live chicks from the Drumlin Farms Wildlife Sanctuary are (l to r) Emily Morgan, 5, Ella Sullivan, 4, with her brother William, 2, and Emily’s brother Christopher, 2. They were among the preschoolers who attended the Egg-cellent Spring Celebration presented April 11 by Southborough Recreation at the South [...]

Letter to the Editor: Vote ‘NO’ for a split tax rate at Southborough Town Meeting

April 11th, 2014


To the Editor: Article 24 on the Town Warrant of Southborough is proposing a dual property tax rate which would tax business at a higher rate. The rationale for those who oppose Southborough’s long-standing single tax rate is that increased business in Southborough will cause home values to decline.  Here are the realities to consider: [...]

Mark M. Sturniolo, 28, of Southborough

April 11th, 2014

Southborough – Mark M. Sturniolo, 28, of Southborough, died unexpectedly Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Marlborough Hospital after being stricken ill at home. Born in Natick, he was the son of Dianne (Champagne) and Michael Sturniolo of Southborough. He also leaves his sisters, Laurie Caliri and her husband Christopher of Sudbury and Lisa Boardman and [...]

Southborough knitters contribute to Marathon Scarf Project

April 9th, 2014

Members of Southborough’s Pilgrim Church with scarves they have knitted for Boston Marathon runners. (Photo/submitted)

Southborough – The Pilgrim Congregational Church’s Prayer Shawl Ministry is participating in the Marathon Scarf Project to knit blue and yellow scarves for the runners. “One of our members heard about the [project] and notified our ardent group of knitters and crocheters,” said group member Sheryn Carew. The group has already delivered 88 scarves to [...]

Southborough police log, April 11 edition

April 9th, 2014

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Southborough Thursday, March 27 3:54 a.m. An officer checked on a suspicious motor vehicle parked in front of a Turnpike Road business. The motor vehicle and the operator checked out ok. 7:08 a.m. Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Turnpike Road. No injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. 8:01 [...]

Southborough woman’s scarves provide comfort, courage to marathon runners

April 2nd, 2014


Southborough – With the Boston Marathon just weeks away, one local resident is working with knitters from around the world to bring some comfort to the runners.

Voicing concern for the environment in Southborough

April 2nd, 2014

Carl Guyer, chair of the Southborough Green Technology and Recycling Committee. (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Southborough – At the March 14 meeting of the Breakfast Club at the Southborough Senior Center, Carl Guyer, chair of the Southborough Green Technology and Recycling Committee (SGTRC), spoke about the impact of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. He and SGTRC are encouraging residents to support the effort for Southborough to become a certified Green Community. There are currently 123 designated Green Communities in Massachusetts including Marlborough.

Southborough police log, April 4 edition

April 2nd, 2014

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Southborough Friday, March 21 12:27 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at an Oregon Road residence. 4:50 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Turnpike Road business. 9:02 a.m. An officer responded to a Breakneck Hill Road to investigate a report of power lines down across the street. The responding officer reported back that [...]

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