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, May 26 edition

May 24th, 2017

Southborough Friday, May 5 7:32 a.m. Southborough officers assisted Westborough Police with an arrest at the police station. 9:59 a.m. An officer investigated a hit & run motor vehicle accident in the area of Turnpike Road and Oak Hill Road. A car carrier struck a traffic light and then left the scene. The accident is […]

Five activities for children at Southborough’s Chestnut Hill Farm

May 18th, 2017

Southborough – Rolling pastures, friendly goats, and even friendlier staff await your children this summer at the Chestnut Hill Farm, located off Route 30 in Southborough.

Algonquin rugby teams hoping to popularize the sport

May 11th, 2017

Northborough – Their sports-speak is all their own with positions called “scrumhalf,” “flyhalf” and “second row.” Vocabulary consists of “garryowens,” “grubbers,” “caps” and “knock-ons.” They score points by “tries,” “conversion kicks” and “dropped goals.”

Southborough police log, May 12 edition

May 10th, 2017

Southborough Thursday, April 27 1:04 a.m. An officer on patrol checked on a suspicious male party outside of a Turnpike Road business. The individual checked out ok, and was sent on his way. 6:20 a.m. Officers investigated a possible road rage incident on Deerfoot Road. 8:59 a.m. Officers investigated a report of possible gun shots […]

Kolenda, Braccio win spots on Southborough Board of Selectmen

May 9th, 2017

Southborough  – Voters in the May 9 Annual Town Election have chosen incumbent Daniel Kolenda (772 votes) and Lisa Braccio (881 votes) for the two open spots on the Southborough Board of Selectmen. The two defeated Sam Stivers (662 votes), John Wood (592 votes) and David Parry (252 votes). Incumbent Town Clerk James Hegarty defeated […]

Southborough’s Earth Day events

May 7th, 2017

Southborough – Rain did not dampen this year’s Earth Day celebrations in Southborough.

Fay School hosts intergenerational music concert

May 5th, 2017

Southborough – Fay School in Southborough hosted an intergenerational event April 26 intended to bring students and local seniors together to learn from each other.

SYFS uses Mental Health Awareness Month to educate Southborough

May 2nd, 2017

Southborough – Southborough Youth and Family Services (SYFS), a department of the town of Southborough, will be bringing awareness about mental health throughout the month of May with Mental Health Awareness Month. The initiative will include information posted around town. The colorful posters include quotes, statistics, and information meant to destigmatize and bring awareness to […]

Northborough and Southborough to hold town elections May 9

May 2nd, 2017

Northborough/Southborough – The towns of Northborough and Southborough will be holding their respective town elections this year on Tuesday, May 9. The Community Advocate has invited candidates running for the Board of Selectmen races in each town to submit a statement about why they are running for these positions. Candidates who have replied have had […]

Candidates for Southborough Board of Selectmen

April 27th, 2017

Southborough – Six candidates will be on the ballot for two seats on the Board of Selectmen in the Tuesday, May 9, Annual Town Election. The Community Advocate has invited the candidates to share a bit about their backgrounds and why they are running for this position. Here are the responses from two of the […]

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