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 children’s author promotes first book

November 11th, 2015

Lorraine Gilmore

Southborough – According to Lorraine Gilmore of Southborough, the biggest lesson she learned from writing and self-publishing her first children’s picture book, “Matilde,” is that writing was easier than marketing it. Yet, she has a managed to schedule upcoming promotional appearances in Lancaster, Marlborough, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough, Upton and Westborough.

Southborough police log, Nov. 13 edition

November 11th, 2015

police log

Southborough Thursday, Oct. 29 12:03 a.m. An officer responded with the Fire Department to investigate a report of a possible transformer on fire in the area of Willow Street. The responding units advised that the primary line was down, and that a wire was arcing on the Rail Road Bridge. National Grid and CSX were […]

Emil W. Miller Jr., 93, of Southborough

November 9th, 2015

Southborough – Emil W. Miller Jr., 93, a longtime Southborough resident, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015. He was the husband of 70 years to the late Shirley E. Miller, who passed away in June 2015. Born in Boston, Emil graduated from Boston Latin High School. He received a B.S., B.A., and law degree from Boston […]

Ninth annual Gobble Wobble in Southborough

November 8th, 2015

Southborough – Friends of Southborough Recreation (FOSR) and the Southborough Recreation Department will hold its ninth annual Gobble Wobble 5K race, two-mile walk and Kids Fun Run Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26. Both organizations promote and support health, togetherness, and community spirit by providing recreational activities, facilities, and special events. Proceeds from this race will benefit […]

James Anketell, 82, of Southborough

October 30th, 2015

Southborough – James Frederick Anketell, 82, of Southborough, died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 at Framingham Union Hospital in Framingham, after a period of declining health. He was the beloved husband of Ruth H. (McCann) Anketell, who passed away in 2009. Mr. Anketell was an Air Force veteran serving in the Korean Conflict and worked for many […]

Southborough artist showcases paintings at the Wayside Inn

October 28th, 2015

“The Gristmill, Longfellow’s Wayside Inn, Sudbury, Massachusetts” by Dustin Neece.

By Janice Elizabeth Berte, Contributing Writer Southborough – Southborough resident Dustin Neece has been painting since he could hold a paint brush in his hand. He first began painting after his grandfather passed away leaving him gifts of brushes, a canvas, some paints and an easel. “When I picked up those gifts and began my first […]

Southborough police log, Oct. 30 edition

October 28th, 2015

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Southborough Monday, Oct. 19 7:00 a.m. An officer investigated a traffic complaint on Lovers Lane. 8:42 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Madison Place residence. 10:33 a.m. Officers investigated an abandoned 911 call from a Turnpike Road business. 5:35 p.m. An officer assisted a resident with a civil issue in the lobby of […]

Costumed kids on parade in Southborough

October 26th, 2015

SO Halloween Parade 1-rs

Southborough – Intermittent drizzle earlier in the day Oct. 25 cleared in time for costumed kids to participate in the annual Halloween Parade, a longtime tradition presented by the Southborough Firefighters Association. Escorted by Fire Engine 22, lots of families traveled along Main Street for several blocks.

Fay School to host Halloween party

October 25th, 2015

Southborough – Join Fay School for a special “Saturdays at Fay” on the morning of Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31, from 10-11 a.m. for a party featuring children’s musician, Stacey Peasley. Wear your costume and join Stacey for singing, dancing, and a Halloween celebration. Saturdays at Fay is a series of free Saturday morning programs designed […]

Southborough police log, Oct. 23 edition

October 21st, 2015

police log

Southborough Thursday, Oct. 15 2:43 a.m. An officer took a vandalism report outside of a Turnpike Road business. 3:45 a.m. An officer investigated a one car, motor vehicle accident on Middle Road. No injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. 10:40 a.m. Arrested, Darryl Steward of Arch Street, Framingham, Ma. Mr. Steward was […]

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