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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Puppet show and classroom visit day at Fay School

December 22nd, 2016

Southborough – Fay School, 48 Main St., Southborough, will hold two events in early January. The next “Saturdays at Fay” will feature the Peter Rabbit Puppet Show Saturday, Jan. 7, from 10 – 11 a.m. The Pumpernickel Puppets will perform a puppet show based on the classic fairy tale “Peter Rabbit.” A demonstration period will follow […]

Paul G. Branchaud, 58, of Southborough

December 14th, 2016

Southborough – Paul G. Branchaud, 58, of Southborough and formerly of New Bedford, died Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 at MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham after being stricken ill at home. He was the beloved husband of Pamela K. (Grumney) Branchaud for the past 34 years. Born in New Bedford, he was the son of the […]

Southborough police warn of credit card skimmer at local station gas station

December 9th, 2016

Southborough – Police Chief Kenneth Paulhus released this statement this morning: The Southborough Police Department would like to alert the public to the discovery of a credit card skimming device located on pump number two at the Mobil Gas Station, 76 Turnpike Road, (Route 9), at the corner of Oak Hill Road.  The skimmer was […]

Southborough police log, Dec. 2 edition

November 30th, 2016

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Southborough Tuesday, Nov. 15 12:17 a.m. An officer on patrol checked on a suspicious vehicle parked on Northboro Road. The vehicle and the operator both checked out ok. 12:37 a.m. An officer on patrol checked on a suspicious male and female parked in front of a Turnpike Road business. The couple and their vehicle checked […]

Fay School to host classroom visit day Dec. 8

November 28th, 2016

Southborough – Fay School’s Classroom Visit Day will be held Thursday, Dec. 8, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. The event is a great opportunity for you and your child to see Fay at its best as you tour the campus, talk with teachers and lead administrators, and observe students and teachers in action on […]

Southborough Fire Dept. to hold collection drive for Project Just Because

November 25th, 2016

Southborough – The Southborough Fire Department is once again collecting items to support Project Just Because, a local outreach organization which lends year round support to Metrowest families in need. The department will be accepting donations at the Fire Station’s 21 Main St. location through Sunday, Dec. 18. The organization is most in need of […]

Southborough police log, Nov. 25 edition

November 23rd, 2016

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Southborough Tuesday, Nov. 8 7:54 a.m. Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Breakneck Hill Road. No injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. 10:05 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Main Street residence. 3:29 p.m. Officers assisted a disabled motorist on Turnpike Road. 4:25 p.m. Officers investigated a […]

A sobering statistic

November 11th, 2016


Southborough – On this Veterans Day, St. Mark’s School “Supports our Veterans” by recognizing the approximately 22 veterans who nationwide  commit suicide each day. On its massive lawn, near the intersection of Routes 30 and 85, 682 flags wave, in quiet tribute to the projected number of veterans who possibly may take their own lives […]

Dr. Timothy P. Stone, 101, of Southborough

November 10th, 2016


Southborough – Dr. Timothy P. Stone, 101, of Southborough, passed away Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. He was the husband of the late Virginia Amesbury Stone, who died in 2007. Dr. Stone was the youngest of six children and grew up in Framingham. He graduated from Harvard College and Tufts Medical School, following the footsteps of […]

Friendships abound with boost from Southborough Youth and Family Services

November 3rd, 2016

Sarah Cassell, director of Southborough Youth and Family Services, sits by some of the games enjoyed by the agency’s Project Friend participants. Photo/Lori Berkey

Southborough – New friendships are being made in Southborough. It’s a phenomenon that’s been bolstered by Southborough Youth and Family Services since the early 1980s when the town’s mental health arm first started their multigenerational Project Friend program.

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