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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ARHS grad plying craft in New England College Baseball League this summer

July 10th, 2017

Southborough – Southborough native Ryan Solomon could take time off from baseball in the summer if he wished, but he is not interested in doing that. Instead of taking a break from the baseball this summer, he is playing for the Mystic Schooners of the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL).

Southborough scholarships awarded

July 7th, 2017

Southborough – The Southborough Scholarship awards ceremony took place May 18 at the Southborough Community House. After welcoming remarks by Southborough Scholarship President Ann Cave, congratulatory remarks were extended by Town Selectman Brian Shea.

Southborough baseball team caps perfect season with championship

July 7th, 2017

Southborough – The Southborough 15- and 16-year-old District 5 Babe Ruth Senior baseball team finished the spring season a perfect 16-0, defeating Sturbridge 7-3 in the championship final at Mooney Field in Southborough June 17.

Liolia J. Schipper, 84, of Southborough

July 5th, 2017

Southborough – Liolia J. “Lee” (Downey) Schipper, 84, of Southborough, died Thursday, June 29, 2017 at UMass Medical Center, Worcester. Born in Boston and raised in Dedham, she was the daughter of the late Radcliffe and Gertrude (Culverwell) Downey. She was the wife of the late John M. Schipper, who died in 2013. Liolia and […]

Kids’ patriotism on parade at Southborough Library

June 29th, 2017

Southborough – A longtime holiday tradition spanning over 25 years continued June 29 as young patrons of the Southborough Library and their family members participated in the annual Fourth of July parade.

Southborough Little League field renamed in honor of Eric Green

June 28th, 2017

Southborough – On June 11, the Southborough Little League (SLL) officially renamed their marquee field, formerly Majors Field, as Eric Green Memorial Field. Eric was 12-year-old Southborough resident and Little League baseball player who passed away in January 2012 from an undiagnosed heart condition. This field naming is a fitting and special tribute to Eric and […]

Thank you to Paul Shattuck

June 28th, 2017

Shattuck Pharmacy is the most important experience I have had in my life.  My name is Jeremy Spiewak, and I grew up in Northborough playing jazz trumpet with local greats such as Brent Ferguson and the late Dennis Wrenn. 

Southborough police log, June 30 edition

June 28th, 2017

Southborough Thursday, June 8 12:25 a.m. A motorist from Boston, MA was issued a Criminal Application for Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended License. 12:54 a.m. An officer on patrol checked on a suspicious motor vehicle parked at a Turnpike Road business. The officer advised that the vehicle and the operator both checked out […]

Southborough native keeps grinding in Futures League

June 22nd, 2017

Southborough – His college baseball season might be over, but Matt Trehub has plenty of baseball left in him this year.

Southborough Police Add Prescription Drug Drop Box

June 22nd, 2017

The Southborough Police Department recently added a prescription drug drop box at their station at 19 Main Street, Southborough in an effort to offer citizens a safe way to dispose of unwanted medication.

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