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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Richard L. Fairfield, 77

March 5th, 2014

Southborough – Richard L. Fairfield, 77, of Southborough, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 at Wingate at Sudbury, after a battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was the devoted husband of Paula (Beck) Fairfield for the past 56 years. Born in Canada, Richard was the son of the late James Henry and Edith Estelle (Stevenson) Fairfield. He [...]

Southborough police log, March 7 edition

March 5th, 2014

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Southborough Thursday, Feb. 20 4:09 a.m. Officers assisted a disabled motorist on Jericho Hill Road. 7:15 a.m. Officers investigated a parking complaint on Pleasant Street. 7:19 a.m. Officers assisted a disabled motorist on Parmenter Road. 7:24 a.m. Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Woodland Road. No injuries were reported from the scene [...]

William J. Baker, 79

March 4th, 2014

Pittsfield, N.H. – William J. Baker, 79, of Pittsfield, N.H., died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, after a long illness. He is survived by his wife, Margaret, and daughters, Ann Baker and Susan Baker LePage, his grandchildren, Ryan Giera and his wife Danielle, their son Hunter; and Megan and Kevin Giera. He also leaves behind his [...]

Kids at Finn School walk to cure diabetes

March 2nd, 2014

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Southborough – First-grader Claire Devlin, who lives with type 1 diabetes, leads the Kids Walk to Cure Diabetes held Feb. 28 at Mary Finn Elementary School. Students in preschool through first grade collected donations from family and friends for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The fundraiser was organized by Dale Burgess, the school nurse. Photo/Ed [...]

Southborough installs new police chief

February 26th, 2014

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Southborough – Police Chief Kenneth M. Paulhus speaks after his installation ceremony Feb. 25 at the Southborough Senior Center. Members of Boy Scout Troop 92 served as color guard. The Rev. James B. Flynn of St. Matthew Parish offered an invocation. Selectman John Rooney welcomed the guests. Town Clerk Paul Berry administered the oath. Afterward, [...]

Southborough Cultural Arts Council distributes grants, plans next steps

February 20th, 2014

Southborough – A recent surge to 15 members has reinvigorated the Southborough Cultural Arts Council. The council welcomed 11 new members who were recently sworn in by the Southborough Town Clerk: Louise Clough, Judy Christensen, Ray Gendreau, Jane Gordon, Jen Hansen, Kiera Joujoute, Sandy Kiess, Jane Lesniewski, Jennifer Saffran, Mary Simmons, and Robyn Stewart. “We [...]

Southborough police log, Feb. 21 edition

February 19th, 2014

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Southborough Friday, Feb. 7 5:17 a.m. Officers investigated a motor vehicle vs. deer accident on Boston Road. No injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. The vehicle sustained heavy damage and the deer had to be put down by the responding officer. 6:03 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Newton Street [...]

Scouts honor seniors with Valentine’s lunch

February 15th, 2014

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Southborough – Daniel Boush, 9, reads the menu choices to Marge Spinner as Cub Scout Pack 26 hosted the annual Valentine’s Luncheon, held Feb. 15 at the Southborough Senior Center. Following lunch, the Scouts served dessert and helped with bingo games. Guests were requested to tip their waiter with a smile. Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Southborough police log, Feb. 14 edition

February 12th, 2014

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Southborough Friday, Jan. 31 12:49 a.m. A medical was reported at a Walnut Drive residence. 8:25 a.m. Officers assisted a Boston Road resident with a civil matter. 9:47 a.m. An Oregon Road resident was served with court paperwork. 11:04 a.m. Officers investigated an abandoned 911 call from a Main Street business. 11:32 a.m. An officer [...]

Southborough man charged with rape of child, assault and battery

February 12th, 2014

Southborough – The Southborough Police Department released this statement this morning: On Sunday, February 9th, 2014 at approximately 1900 hours, Officers of the Southborough Police Department received a complaint of sexual assaults that had been occurring within the Town of Southborough. Through the investigation it was determined that Robert Cerqua of 9 Foley Drive, Southborough, [...]

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