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, April 7 edition

April 5th, 2017

Southborough Monday, March 27 12:52 a.m. A motorist from Hudson, MA was issued a Criminal Application for Speeding and Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle. 3:29 a.m. Officers investigated a one car, motor vehicle accident on Woodland Road. No injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. The owner of the vehicle was summonsed […]

Mary Ellen Bettinelli, 67, of Southborough

April 3rd, 2017

Southborough – Mary Ellen (Fidler) Bettinelli, 67, of Southborough, a devoted mother and grandmother, passed away at her home Friday, March 31, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Domenico Bettinelli for the past 30 years. Born in Boston, she was the only daughter of Stan Fidler of Hudson, N.H. and the late Marie (Murray) […]

The Bargain Box at St. Mark’s Church opening soon for spring season

April 2nd, 2017

Southborough – The Bargain Box, located in the lower level of the parish hall at St. Mark’s Church, 27 Main St., Southborough, has been in business as a quality consignment shop for almost 70 years. Bargains on clothing and shoes can be found for women, teen girls, infants, kids and men.  Maternity wear, swimwear and […]

Southborough democrats to elect delegates to state convention

April 2nd, 2017

Southborough – Registered democrats in Southborough will be holding a caucus at the Southborough Library, 25 Main St., Saturday, April 1, at 10:30 a.m. to elect six delegates and four alternates to the 2017 Massachusetts Democratic Convention, where democrats from across Massachusetts will gather to adopt a new party platform. The caucus will take place […]

Southborough Rotary seeks volunteers for upcoming community events

April 2nd, 2017

Southborough – The Southborough Rotary Club will sponsor two upcoming events in April. On Saturday, April 22, the Rotary will team up with Southborough’s Department of Public Works (DPW) to host its 27th annual Earth Day Clean Up. Community volunteers are asked to swing by the DPW on Saturday morning to pick up supplies (DPW […]

Saturday workshops at Fay School for ages 6-12

March 29th, 2017

Southborough – Fay School is hosting a series of sports clinics and hands-on workshops for children ages 6-12 on Saturday mornings in April. Fay varsity coaches will be holding clinics for tennis, baseball, softball, soccer and lacrosse, while Fay faculty will be teaching workshops ranging from improv and printmaking to circuitry and introductory French. There will also […]

Brothers’ Lenten project helps families in need

March 29th, 2017

Southborough/Marlborough – Nia Benoit of Southborough knows that life lessons can be learned at any age. As a Lenten project, she and her sons Teddy, 4, and Julian, 6, collected and donated children’s items for the United Way of Tri-County’s Marlborough Community Cupboard (MCC) in the Walker Building,

Mary E. Mooney, 88, of Southborough

March 29th, 2017

Southborough – Mary E. (O’Connell) Mooney, 88, of Southborough, a devoted mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully Saturday, March 25, 2017. She was the wife of the late George A. Mooney Jr., who passed away in 1984. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Lamb) O’Connell. Mary was a […]

Southborough resident pens book about teen bereavement

March 24th, 2017

Southborough – For residents of small, tight-knit Southborough, the morning of Jan. 11, 2012 brought with it deep sorrow and mourning as news of 12-year-old Eric Green’s passing swept through the town. A seventh-grade student and member of the P. Brent Trottier Middle School big band, Green died in his sleep from an undiagnosed heart condition.

Kickoff fundraiser set for Congenital Heart Walk

March 11th, 2017

Region – Personal reasons compel Dolores Edgren of Southborough to support the Adult Congenital Heart Association and Children’s Heart Foundation, which are the benefiting charities of the Congenital Heart Walk – Boston. Her daughter Kim Edgren of North Grafton is a congenital heart defect survivor and chair of the walk since its inception in 2012.

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