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 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 […]

Jeannette L. Young, 87, of Southborough

March 15th, 2016

Southborough – Jeannette L. (Grise) Young, 87, of Southborough, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 13, 2016 after a period of declining health. She was the devoted wife of the late Edward J. Young, who died in 1994. Born in Ware, she was the daughter of the late Adrian and Ella (Dubois) Grise. She was a graduate […]

Leon Cummings, 93, of Southborough

March 14th, 2016

Southborough – Leon “Lee” Cummings, 93, of Southborough, went home to the Lord Friday, March 11, 2016. He died at home after a period of declining health. He was the husband of Mattie (Karnes) Cummings. Born in Freeport, Maine, he was the youngest son of the late Lucey (Stevens) and Henry Cummings. Lee attended the […]

Janet H. Campbell, 80, of Southborough

March 11th, 2016

Southborough – Janet H. (Becker) Campbell, 80, died unexpectedly in her home Tuesday March 8, 2016. Janet was the wife of the late, great Ronald Campbell, who passed away in 2008. She ran the former Campbell Rubbish Removal of Southborough with her husband for 30 years. She is survived by her children, Amy Campbell of Southborough, […]

Southborough police log, March 11 edition

March 9th, 2016

police log

Southborough Sunday, Feb. 21 12:57 a.m. An officer responded with the Fire Department to investigate a fire alarm activation at a Boston Road business. 5:48 a.m. An officer responded to Boston Road to investigate a report of a dog running in and out of traffic. The officer located the dog, but the animal ran into […]

Talk on Women’s History Month to be held at Southborough library

March 8th, 2016


Southborough – Donna McDaniel, a local journalist and historian, will be presenting an informative talk on Women’s History Month on Wednesday, March 16 at 7 p.m. at the Southborough Public Library, 25 Main St.

As the nation approaches a crucial election in November, McDaniel will offer a look back at the women in this country that fought hard for the right to vote—which was not realized until 1920.

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