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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Woodward students get into the green scene

March 31st, 2016

Sch S Green Team-rs

Southborough – In October, a group of 40 Albert S. Woodward Memorial School students signed up to participate in the Green Team, an afterschool activity focused on recycling education. The Green Team, which meets twice a month, is headed by volunteer coordinators Mary Ellen Duggan (school nurse) and Jennie Bogaert (behavior specialist). Through books, videos, songs and activities, the students have been learning about the three Rs of recycling – reduce, reuse and recycle – and have used their knowledge to make significant “green” changes at Woodward.

Southborough sisters to perform at LDS church Easter concert

March 24th, 2016

Sisters Olivia (left) and Christina Iverson

Southborough – “He Lives!” a concert celebrating the miracle of the atonement and resurrection of Jesus Christ through music, will be performed at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Weston Friday, April 1, at 7 p.m. Music performed that evening will show how Christ has been celebrated by composers through the centuries and across musical genres from classical to jazz. The concert will feature several musicians from the Greater Boston area including sisters Olivia and Christina Iverson from Southborough.

Presentation to be held March 29 to introduce new Southborough website

March 24th, 2016

Southborough – A presentation will be held at the Senior Center, 9 Cordaville Rd, March 29 at 3 p.m. to introduce the town’s new website. Learn how the website can help you pay bills, find the agenda for Town Meeting and learn about the latest activities of town committees and departments, including the public schools. […]

Southborough police log, March 25 edition

March 23rd, 2016

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Southborough Monday, March 14 8:12 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Cordaville Road residence. 9:26 a.m. A medical was reported at a Mt. Vickery Road residence. 11:27 a.m. Officers assisted a disabled motorist on Turnpike Road. 12:40 p.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Newton Street business. 1:30 p.m. An officer took […]

George Aselbekian, 81, of Southborough

March 23rd, 2016

Southborough – George Aselbekian, 81, died suddenly Monday, March 21, 2016 at MetroWest Medical Center, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of over 60 years, Judith Ann (Richardson). He also leaves his daughter, Doreen Aselbekian, and granddaughter, Desiree Aselbekian, both of Southborough. George was born and raised in […]

Southborough native sings with Coast Guard Glee Club

March 23rd, 2016

Rick Scott (Photo/submitted)

Southborough – Southborough native Rick Scott performs nationally and internationally with the United States Coast Guard Academy (USCG) Glee Club of New London, Conn., yet he cites their concert presented locally as a favorite. They performed Jan. 17 at the Pilgrim Congregational Church in Southborough, where Scott attended while growing up in town.

Southborough lawyer leads a full life – with hemophilia

March 23rd, 2016

Mark Borreliz, (Photo/Jane Keller Gordon)

Southborough – Mark Borreliz, 63, is living an extraordinary life, in spite of and because of his severe hemophilia.

Fay School to hold festival, open house and 5K in April

March 22nd, 2016

Southborough – Fay School, 48 Main St., in Southborough has several events planned for April.

The Fay Festival will be held Saturday, April 2, from 12 to 3 p.m. Fay Festival is a spring celebration open to families with children ages 2 to 10 years. Admission is free. Activities will include inflatable bounce houses, slides and obstacle courses, as well as carnival games and prizes. There will also be a magic show performed by Bonaparté at 1 p.m.

Dykema presented with award from veterans group

March 19th, 2016

Chris Robbins presents State Rep. Carolyn Dykema with the Challenge Coin.

Boston – State Representative Carolyn Dykema, D-Holliston, founder of the MetroWest Veterans’ Consortium, hosted the March 11 meeting at Hudson’s Town Hall to review important issues concerning veterans. During the session, Chris Robbins, resident of Southborough, a veteran and president of the Armed Forces Committee of Worcester County (celebrating 89 years honoring veterans), presented Dykema with a Challenge Coin to express the committee’s deep appreciation for her exceptional commitment to the needs of veterans.

Southborough police log, March 18 edition

March 16th, 2016

police log

Southborough Monday, March 7 8:59 a.m. Officers assisted a disabled motorist on Turnpike Road. 10:16 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Pine Hill Road residence. 10:44 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Beechwood Lane residence. 2:43 p.m. An employee of a Northboro Road business reported being the victim of a telephone […]

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