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.
- Visit Southborough’s town government website here.
- Visit Southborough’s public schools (K-8) website here.
- Visit Southborough’s high school (Algonquin Regional High School, shared with Northborough) here.
October 30th, 2016
Southborough – Although she is only 9 years old, Shayna Rose has truly mastered the art of multi-tasking. Besides excelling in schoolwork in her fourth-grade class at the Woodward School, she loves to read as well as work on writing several books, participates in Girl Scouts, attends Hebrew school and enjoys arts and crafts. Together with her younger brother Alexander, she creates and decorates t-shirts.
October 28th, 2016
Bolton/Southborough – Christopher J. DiBello, 49, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, due to complications from a stroke. He leaves his devoted wife of 20 years, Patricia A. (Tobin) DiBello; his adoring children, Marcus DiBello (12) and Lilliana “Lilly” DiBello (15), both of Bolton; his parents, Joseph and Gertrude (Yannario) DiBello of Grafton; his brother, […]
October 26th, 2016
Southborough Sunday, Oct. 9 12:04 a.m. Officers investigated a noise complaint on Graystone Way. The residence was located and the homeowner was asked to keep the noise down. 1:09 a.m. Officers investigated a noise complaint at the Red Roof Inn. The responding officers reported back that everything was in order there. 1:45 a.m. Southborough officers […]
October 25th, 2016
By Bonnie Adams Managing Editor Southborough – What’s more fun than a bunch of Corgis? That would be a bunch of Corgis dressed in Halloween costumes! On a beautiful, crisp Oct. 23 afternoon, over 70 dogs and their family members, who are members of the Central Mass. Corgi Club, attended the second annual Corgi Spookfest […]
October 24th, 2016
Southborough – Southborough will receive $7.28 million for its Southborough Main Street Reconstruction Project from the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), as a result of a vote for easements that was necessary to gain funding.
October 21st, 2016
Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams are hosting a shoe drive fundraiser through Thanksgiving. The teams have partnered with Funds2Orgs, which purchases the shoes collected from the teams, and then provides them to micro-enterprises in developing nations.
October 20th, 2016
Southborough – Mary L. (Ferris) Rhodes, 58, of Southborough, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 in her home, surrounded by her loving family, after a long illness. She leaves her husband of 31 years, David A. Rhodes; two sons, Christopher D. Rhodes and Gregory M. Rhodes, both of Southborough; two brothers, Michael Ferris and Gerald Ferris, […]
October 17th, 2016
Southborough – Copper beech trees are worth talking about. One planted at Tufts University sometime between 1855 and 1860 made the news when it was taken down after being struck by lightening in 2015.
October 14th, 2016
Southborough – Southborough’s annual Gobble Wobble Road Race will be held Thursday, Nov. 24, at the P. Brent Trottier School, 49 Parkerville Road. The event includes a 5K certified race and two-mile walk and kids’ fun run. Prizes will be given for the top three overall 5K finishers. Registration begins at 7 a.m. 5K race […]
October 12th, 2016
Southborough Tuesday, Oct. 4 0138 hrs- An officer on patrol checked on a suspicious motor vehicle that was parked in front of a Boston Road business. The officer reported back that the vehicle and the operator checked out ok. 0623 hrs- Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Turnpike Road. No injuries were […]