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 family thrives on challenges and joys of being deaf

October 15th, 2015

Mary and Justin Simmons (Photo/submitted)

Southborough – Mary Silvestri Simmons leads a busy life in Southborough as a wife, mother, artist, member of the Southborough Cultural Arts Council (SCAC), and owner -along with her husband Justin – of a new business, Expressions Art Bar.

Southborough celebrates its 42nd Heritage Day

October 13th, 2015

Commander Steve Whynot of VFW Post 3276 (left) leads a color guard of local military veterans.

Southborough – The center of Southborough was bustling with activities on an unseasonably warm Oct. 13 for its 42nd Heritage Day Celebration, organized by Southborough Recreation. Festivities began the previous evening when the Southborough Rotary Club presented the 17th annual Light-Up Southborough. Over 250 carved and decorated jack-o-lanterns were still on display along Common Street for visitors to view before the parade.

Grant provides funds for senior fire safety in Southborough

October 12th, 2015

( l to r) Firefighter Edgar Vigil, Lynne Moreno, the director of the Southborough Housing Authority, Lt. Chris Dano, Firefighter Brittanie Doane, and Firefighter Danny Martins

Southborough – According to the National Fire Protection Association, people age 65 and over are twice as likely to be killed or injured by fires compared to the population at large.

But thanks to a grant from the state’s Senior SAFE program, residents at the Colonial Gardens complex now have a stovetop device installed in their kitchens that will help in case a fire breaks out on their stoves.

Barbara J. Clark, 89, Southborough

October 8th, 2015

Southborough – Barbara J. (Harlow) Clark, 89, of Southborough and Venice, Fla., died peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015 at Beaumont Skilled Nursing &Rehab Center in Westborough. She was the beloved wife of George Clark, who passed away in 2009. Born in Newton, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Minnie (Scott) Harlow. She […]

Southborough police log, Oct. 9 edition

October 7th, 2015

police log

Southborough Thursday, Sept. 24 7:35 a.m. Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Marlboro Road. No injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. 8:18 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Cordaville Road business. 9:30 a.m. An officer investigated a report of suspicious activity at a Framingham Road residence. 10:26 […]

Margaret P. Stoddard, 78, of Southborough

October 7th, 2015

Southborough – Margaret P. (Ferrari) Stoddard, 78, of Southborough, formerly of Framingham, died Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late William L. Stoddard for 43 years and was the daughter of the late Clarence J. and Ellen M. (Eagan) Ferrari. Margaret was a graduate of St. Michael’s […]

Southborough Library book sale

October 6th, 2015

Southborough – The Friends of the Southborough Library book sale will be held inside and outside the Southborough Library, 25 Main St., Monday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. during Southborough’s Heritage Day celebration. A large selection of fiction and nonfiction books for adults, teens and children will be available, as well as books on […]

Elizabeth Dutton, 52, of Southborough

October 2nd, 2015

Southborough – Elizabeth (Gazouleas) Dutton, 52, of Southborough, passed away peacefully at home Monday, Sept. 28, 2015. She was the beloved wife of Todd A. Dutton; loved daughter of Patricia (Tuttle) Gazouleas of Great Barrington and the late Panajiotis Gazouleas; adored sister of John Gazouleas and his wife Cindy of Sugar Land, Texas; Edward Gazouleas […]

Southborough police log, Oct. 2 edition

September 30th, 2015

police log

Southborough Wednesday, Sept. 16 8:56 a.m. Officers investigated a one car, motor vehicle accident on Boston Road. No injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. 10:44 a.m. An officer investigated a report of a motor vehicle accident in the area of Turnpike Road. The responding officer reported back that the vehicles had left […]

Southborough police log, Sept. 25 edition

September 23rd, 2015

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Southborough Friday, Sept. 11 7:59 a.m. A medical was reported at a Turnpike Road business. 9:22 a.m. An officer took a report of a suspicious motor vehicle parked at a Turnpike Road business. 10:32 a.m. Officers responded to Turnpike Road to investigate a report of a vehicle traveling west on the eastbound side of Route […]

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