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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Florence Kittredge, 100, of Southborough

January 12th, 2017

Southborough – Florence (Rossi) Kittredge, 100, of Southborough, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 at Kathleen Daniel Healthcare in Framingham. She was the wife of the late Thomas Kittredge, who died in 1996. Born in Fayville, she was the last surviving child of Peter and Angelina (Malchiodi) Rossi. Florence worked for over 40 years as a […]

Dr. Edwin A. Meserve, 95, of Southborough

January 12th, 2017

Southborough/Sebastian, Fla. – Dr. Edwin A. Meserve, 95, of Southborough and Sebastian, Fla., died Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at Marlborough Hospital after a brief illness. He was the devoted husband of Marilyn (Moses) Meserve for the past 68 years. Dr. Ed graduated from the University of New Hampshire and, in 1943, joined the U.S. Army […]

Southborough organizations partner to encourage ‘unplugging’

January 12th, 2017

Local families enjoy unplugged outdoor time together during a summer concert series event sponsored by Southborough Youth and Family Services and the Southborough Recreation Department. Photo/submitted

Southborough – In an age where people are often glued to their electronic devices, Southborough Youth and Family Services (SYFS), the Southborough Public Library, the Friends of the Southborough Public Library, and Southborough Village Preschool will co-sponsor a free evening presentation Wednesday, Feb. 1,

Robert Alan, 65, of Southborough

January 11th, 2017

Southborough – Robert Alan, 65, of Southborough, passed away Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 at Mass General Hospital in Boston, surrounded by his family, after a long illness. He was the son of Lucille Alan of Westborough and the late Ramon Alan, who died in 2015. Robert was a graduate of Northeastern University and was a […]

Southborough police log, Jan. 13 edition

January 11th, 2017

police log

Southborough Wednesday, Jan. 4 12:54 a.m. Officers investigated a noise complaint in the Parkerville Road area. 1:32 a.m. Officers investigated a second noise complaint in the Parkerville Road area. 6:19 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Turnpike Road business. 7:42 a.m. Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Framingham Road. No […]

FaySummer registration opens Jan. 15

January 10th, 2017

Southborough – Registration opens Sunday, Jan. 15, for FaySummer, Fay School’s summer programs for children and teens ages 3-15. FaySummer Day Camp offers nine one-week sessions that include daily swim lessons, arts and crafts, sports and games, drama, science and more. FaySummer Specialty Camps are also offered as one-week sessions, with a half-day focus on a topic of interest […]

Gloria Barr, 77, of Southborough

January 9th, 2017


Southborough – Gloria Barr (Heitin), of Southborough, entered into rest Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017. She was 77. She was the devoted mother of Alexis  and Shawn McDowell, Sabrina Uhlman and  Craig and Angelina Barr; the loving sister of Carolyn and William Bell; and the cherished grandmother of Brittany, Denah and Shane, Keith, Justin, Allie and […]

McCarthy promoted to Southborough Police Department sergeant

December 30th, 2016

Southborough – Southborough Police Chief Kenneth Paulhus has announced that Detective Sean P. McCarthy has been promoted to the rank of sergeant. McCarthy is a 10-year veteran who has served in the Patrol and Detective Units. He is also the department’s lead firearms instructor, drug recognition expert (DRE), and is assigned to the Worcester County […]

Christmas comes early for one young man thanks to car enthusiasts

December 28th, 2016

James Nifong (far right), with his family and some of those who helped restore an MGB for him as a surprise Christmas present
Photo/courtesy Elizabeth Barry, Bits & Bridles Photography

Region- Like many young men, James Nifong of Sudbury loves cars. In his case, it is the two-door British sports car MGBs. In fact, by carefully saving his money, he was able to purchase his first one two years ago when he was only 15.

The car was a real “fixer-upper.” Realizing he needed help in how to fix the car as well as actual hands on assistance he reached out to authorities on this car – the Boston Area MG Club (BAMG) – for advice. The car enthusiasts were delighted to help the young man.

Raymond Tomasetti, 91, of Southborough

December 27th, 2016

Southborough – Raymond Joseph Tomasetti, 91, a lifelong resident of Southborough, died Friday, Dec. 23, 2016 in his daughter’s home in Maynard after a short illness. His wife, Alice (Banks) Tomasetti, died in 2001. He leaves a daughter, Karen A. Folk of Maynard; two sons, Michael J. Tomasetti of Holliston and Mark D. Tomasetti of […]

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