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 11th, 2016
Southborough – Marcia Ann (Watkins) Maytham, 78, of Southborough, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, surrounded by her family. Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late Curtis and Phyllis (Waite) Watkins. Marcia grew up in Framingham, and attended Beaver Country Day School in Chestnut Hill and graduated from Colby-Sawyer […]
October 4th, 2016
Southborough – “Saturdays at Fay” is a series of free Saturday morning programs designed for children ages 2-8. On Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10-11 a.m. the school will present “Harry Potter Hogwarts Training Academy.” “Professor Jungle-Flick” will teach children how to perform their own magic, play some Quidditch, and even learn Defense Against the Dark […]
September 30th, 2016
Southborough – Earle Quenten Watkins, 99, of Southborough died peacefully at UMass Medical Center Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 after a short illness. He was the husband of Eleanor Eva (Woodbury) Watkins, who passed away in 1987. He was the son of Charles Edgar Watkins and Esther Winnifred Nourse Watkins. A lifetime resident of Southborough, he […]
September 29th, 2016
Southborough – Carmela (Petrone) Fusaro, 81, of Southborough, formerly of Worcester, passed away Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 with her beloved sons gathered at her side. Her husband, Ernest Fusaro, passed away in 1986. Carmela was born in Arci, province of Cosenza, Italy, one of seven children of Vincenzo and Assunta (Plastena) Petrone. She grew up […]
September 28th, 2016
Southborough Friday, Sept. 9 12:14 a.m. An officer investigated a report of a sparking transformer on Crystal Pond Road. The pole and transformer were located, and National Grid was notified of the issue. 12:31 a.m. Officers assisted a disabled motorist on Woodland Road. 6:25 a.m. Officers investigated a one car, motor vehicle accident on Pine […]
September 26th, 2016
Southborough – Candido Anthony “Torc” Torcoletti, longtime resident of Southborough, died peacefully in his sleep Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, just shy of his 98th birthday. Torc leaves behind children, Nina of Berkeley, Calif. and Nadia Egan and her husband of Worcester, Steven and his wife Heidi of Missoula, Mont. and Paul and his wife Mary […]
September 21st, 2016
Southborough – Laura Virginia Chalifoux, 76, of Southborough, passed away suddenly Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 at home. She was born in Nashua, N.H. to Levi J. and Mildred E. (Shunaman) Chalifoux. Laura grew up on a dairy farm in Hudson, N.H. and graduated from Alvirne High School in Hudson in 1958. After working as a […]
September 13th, 2016
Southborough – Fay School recently announced the launch of The Early Learning Center at Fay School (ELC), an early childhood program for children 2 years, 9 months, through age 5. The ELC represents the evolution of Fay’s pre-kindergarten program, which began in 2010. It will retain many of the distinguishing features of the Pre-K program, […]
September 13th, 2016
Southborough – A forum on climate change, “Planning for Climate Change: State and Federal Issues” will be held Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 7-8:15 p.m., at the Southborough Library, 25 Main St. Guest speaker George Bachrach, president of the Environmental League of Massachusetts, will discuss what is being done to preserve and sustain the environment and […]
September 7th, 2016
Southborough – “Saturdays at Fay” is a series of free Saturday morning programs designed for children ages 2-8. On Saturday, Sept. 17, from 10-11 a.m. the school will present “That Ukulele Man, Danno Sullivan.” Sing along, laugh a lot, and learn some hilarious songs, then go home and try them yourself! Space is limited so […]