Southborough

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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 woman’s scarves provide comfort, courage to marathon runners

April 2nd, 2014

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Southborough – With the Boston Marathon just weeks away, one local resident is working with knitters from around the world to bring some comfort to the runners.

Voicing concern for the environment in Southborough

April 2nd, 2014

Carl Guyer, chair of the Southborough Green Technology and Recycling Committee. (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Southborough – At the March 14 meeting of the Breakfast Club at the Southborough Senior Center, Carl Guyer, chair of the Southborough Green Technology and Recycling Committee (SGTRC), spoke about the impact of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. He and SGTRC are encouraging residents to support the effort for Southborough to become a certified Green Community. There are currently 123 designated Green Communities in Massachusetts including Marlborough.

Southborough police log, April 4 edition

April 2nd, 2014

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Southborough Friday, March 21 12:27 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at an Oregon Road residence. 4:50 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Turnpike Road business. 9:02 a.m. An officer responded to a Breakneck Hill Road to investigate a report of power lines down across the street. The responding officer reported back that [...]

Southborough student achieves Eagle Scout rank

March 26th, 2014

Southborough student achieves Eagle Scout rank

Southborough – Stanley Zarrilli, 18, of Troop 92 of Southborough, achieved the rank of Eagle Scout March 18. Zarrilli, a senior at Algonquin Regional High School, is a lifelong Cub Scout and Boy Scout with years of community service and scouting activities. For his Eagle Project, he assisted in the construction of three picnic tables [...]

NYC-based jazz saxophonist to perform in hometown of Southborough

March 26th, 2014

Dave Pietro, a Southborough native and 1982 graduate of Algonquin Regional High School

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Southborough – While working fulltime Mondays through Thursdays as a music assistant professor of jazz studies at New York University (NYU), Southborough native Dave Pietro travels internationally weekends to play saxophone at clubs, festivals, schools and concert halls. His busy schedule includes a local stop Saturday, April 12, 7:30 p.m., at the Steeple Coffeehouse.

“It’s always great to go home and share your art with friends and family,” he said.

Pietro’s love of music began at age 5. Returning from service at St. Anne Church, he sat at a home organ and duplicated hymns he had heard. He also enjoyed listening to his parents’ extensive collection of swing records. His musical interests grew in school.

Southborough police log, March 28 edition

March 26th, 2014

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Southborough PD Friday, March 14 2:40 a.m. A medical was reported at a Joslin Lane residence. 8:13 a.m. Officers assisted a disabled motorist on Turnpike Road. 9:21 a.m. Officers investigated an abandoned 911 call from a Turnpike Road business. 10:51 a.m. Southborough officers were advised of a BOLO (Be On the Look Out) for a [...]

Josephine Gray Galligan, 85

March 24th, 2014

Southborough – Josephine Gray Galligan, 85, of Southborough, died Thursday, March 20, 2014. Born in 1928 in County Sligo to Hubert (Hughie) Gray of Barroe North and Mary Anne Keaveney of Drumderry, Ireland, she emigrated to Springfield in 1956. Wife of the late Gerard Galligan, she moved to Southborough, where she resided until her death. [...]

Voicing concern for the environment in Southborough

March 19th, 2014

Carl Guyer, chair of the Southborough Green Technology and Recycling Committee

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Southborough – At the March 14 meeting of the Breakfast Club at the Southborough Senior Center, Carl Guyer, chair of the Southborough Green Technology and Recycling Committee (SGTRC), spoke about the impact of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. He and SGTRC are encouraging residents to support the effort for Southborough to become a certified Green Community. There are currently 123 designated Green Communities in Massachusetts including Marlborough.

Southborough police log, March 21 edition

March 19th, 2014

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Southborough Friday, March 7 1:12 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Newton Street business. 1:54 a.m. An officer on patrol reported a suspicious vehicle parked at a Southville Road business. The vehicle checked out ok. 2:16 a.m. An officer on patrol reported two, suspicious vehicles parked in a Turnpike Road business parking lot. [...]

Paul C. Badavas, 76

March 18th, 2014

Southborough – Paul C. Badavas, 76, of Southborough, died Sunday, March 16, 2014, at home with his family at his side. Paul was born in 1937 in the village of Thoknia, county of Megalopolis, state of Arcadia, Greece. He was the son of the late Christos P. and Vasiliki (Pechilis) Badavas and of his beloved [...]







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