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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H. Diane Brown, 83, of Southborough

August 4th, 2016

Southborough – H. Diane Brown, 83, of Southborough, died Monday, Aug. 1, 2016 at Metro West Medical Center in Framingham. She was the wife of the late David S. Brown, who passed away in 2004. Diane was a graduate of Framingham State College and an elementary school teacher at the Center School in Hopkinton for […]

Southborough police log, Aug. 5 edition

August 3rd, 2016

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Southborough Thursday, July 21 1:31 a.m. Officers responded to Southville Road to investigate a report of a loud motor vehicle operating in the area. The reporting party stated that it sounded like the vehicle had a wheel missing. Officers checked the area and advised Westborough Police of a trail (of scraped pavement) that led into […]

Calvin J. Mauro, 90, of Southborough

August 3rd, 2016

Southborough – Calvin “Cal” “Callie” J. Mauro, 90, a lifelong resident of Southborough, passed away peacefully at his home, with family, on Sunday, July 31, 2016. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 60 years, Sylvia (Ordung) Mauro. Calvin was the son of the late Joseph and Lucy (Pessolano) Mauro. He was born on […]

Roland P. Flot, 91, of Southborough

July 27th, 2016

Southborough – Roland P. Flot, 91, a longtime resident of Southborough, died Monday, July 25, 2016 at Beaumont Nursing Home in Westborough. He was the third of five children of the late Louis and Lillian C (Robicheau) Flot. Ron was raised in East Boston, and graduated from East Boston High School. He was a U.S. […]

Lois Earhart, 97, of Southborough

July 26th, 2016

Southborough – Lois (Johnson) Earhart, 97, of Southborough, died Saturday, July 23, 2016 at her home, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Warren S. Earhart, who passed away in 2008. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Ralph Paine and Elizabeth (Goodman) Johnson. In 1940 Lois earned […]

ARHS graduates featured in new Pop TV docuseries

July 18th, 2016

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Northborough/Southborough – Two graduates of Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) are featured, along with the rest of their six-person a cappella group, The Hexachords, in Season 2 of the hit Pop TV docuseries, “Sing It On.” Xander Teplansky (class of 2012) and Linnea Henningson (class of 2014), were both active in the music program at ARHS and former members of Algonqapella, the high school’s a cappella group.

Southborough seniors celebrate summer

July 13th, 2016

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Southborough – Residents continued the spirit of celebration and patriotism at the annual summer BBQ held at the senior center July 13. Photos/Jane Keller Gordon

Southborough police log, July 15 edition

July 13th, 2016

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Southborough Friday, July 1 1:08 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Newton Street business. 1:34 a.m. An officer investigated a report of a suspicious male party walking on Marlboro Road. The individual had left the area prior to officers arriving on scene. 5:13 a.m. A medical was reported at a Flagg Street residence. […]

After standout high school career, Kessinger ready for next chapter

July 12th, 2016

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Northborough – Southborough’s Nolan Kessinger is under no misconception of the challenges yet to come.

The Algonquin Regional High baseball standout has been scouted and recruited to compete for UMass-Amherst, one of the area’s premier collegiate teams, but is fully aware that with a dozen freshmen vying for roster spots, it’s going to take everything in his baseball arsenal to crack the team’s lineup. For those who know Kessinger, admire his determination and talent as well as his leadership skills, it’s nearly impossible to find any skeptics.

Grants available for Southborough organizations

July 10th, 2016

Southborough – The Foundation for MetroWest is now accepting proposals for the 2016 Southborough Community Fund (SCF) Competitive Grant Program from registered nonprofits and organizations operating in Southborough. The SCF Board encouraged applications that bring innovative thinking to big issues and small ones – all for the benefit of Southborough. These include programs that increase […]

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