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, Jan. 8 edition

January 6th, 2016

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Southborough Thursday, Dec. 24 8:08 a.m. A town resident was issued a No Trespass Notice from a Newton Street business. 11:02 a.m. Officers conducted a requested well-being check on a Highland Street resident. 1:20 p.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Lynbrook Road residence. 1:32 p.m. Officers were dispatched to an erratic operator call […]

United States Coast Guard Academy Glee Club to host concert

January 5th, 2016

The United States Coast Guard Academy Glee Club

Southborough – The United States Coast Guard Academy Glee Club will be offering a public performance Sunday, Jan. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Pilgrim Congregational Church, 15 Common St.

The United States Coast Guard Academy Cadet Glee Club is a select group of fifty men and women chosen from the Corps of Cadets by audition. This group specializes in the performance of patriotic music and songs of the sea.

Southborough man must complete court’s directives after crash with cruiser

December 30th, 2015

Southborough – Police Chief Kenneth Paulhus released this statement this morning: The charges filed against Mr. William Shields of Southborough, in regards to the 8/22/15 crash with injury on Route 9 involving a Southborough Police cruiser, were disposed of Monday before a judge in Westborough District Court. Six Charges (1. OUI Liquor 2. Negligent Operation […]

Southborough police log, Jan. 1 edition

December 30th, 2015

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Southborough Friday, Dec. 11 1:30 a.m. Arrested, Ariel Diaz-Ramos of Hollis Street, Framingham, MA. Mr. Diaz-Ramos was charged with OUI alcohol and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. 7:23 a.m. Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Turnpike Road. Injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. 8:14 a.m. Officers investigated a […]

Southborough Access Media documents veterans’ stories

December 24th, 2015

Gathered at a luncheon are veterans featured in the Southborough Access Media documentary “Southborough Veterans: Local Life Lessons”: (back, l to r) John Wilson, Mel Kizner, Paul Cimino, Earle Watkins, Steve Whynot, (front l to r) Christopher Robbins and Arthur Butler Jr. Not pictured are Dan Kolenda and Ray Minnucci.


Southborough – Local cable television station Southborough Access Media (SAM) is set to air its most ambitious video project since forming as a nonprofit programming organization. An approximately 30-minute documentary titled “Southborough Veterans: Local Life Lessons” features interviews with nine military veterans conducted by its producer Terry Newman.

Local Christmas services

December 24th, 2015

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WESTBOROUGH Congregational Church of Westborough, 57 W. Main St., Dec. 24 at 5 p.m. (family service) and 7 p.m. (candlelight service). For more information, call the church at 508-366-2000 or visit Unitarian Universalist Congregational Society of Westborough, 64 W. Main St., starts at 5:30 p.m. 508-366-2635, First United Methodist Church of Westborough, 120 […]

Happy retirement, Alice!

December 18th, 2015

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Southborough – Last January we profiled the dynamic Alice Kavanaugh, who, at age 95, was still working as an administrative assistant at the Southborough Senior Center. Kavanaugh, a longtime volunteer with the center, eagerly took on the job in her 80s, in spite of the fact that it required her to learn computer and data […]

Clyde W. Buzzell, 73, of Southborough

December 17th, 2015

Southborough – Clyde W. Buzzell, 73 of Southborough, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015 at his home where he had lived since he was 4 years old. He was the husband of Wendy (Clark) Buzzell for the past 29 years. Born in Concord, he was the son of the late Charles and Gertrude (Neary) […]

Southborough police log, Dec. 18 edition

December 16th, 2015

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Southborough Friday, Dec. 4 12:46 a.m. An officer on patrol provided a civilian transport to the Framingham town line. 7:31 a.m. Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Marlboro Road. No injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. 9:28 a.m. Officers conducted a requested well-being check on a School Street resident. […]

Martha Templeman, 96, of Southborough

December 11th, 2015

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Southborough – Martha Lillian Templeman, 96, passed away Friday, Dec. 4, 2015 at Worcester Memorial Hospital. Born Aug. 19, 1919 in Brighton, She was the daughter of William C. and Rachael F. Palmer. She moved to Southborough in 1925, after the death of her mother. She was a graduate of Peters High School in Southborough, […]

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