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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Active seniors develop healthful program of day trips

March 2nd, 2017

Southborough – The Trailblazers is not your parents’ recreational organization. It’s a group of active seniors who developed a year-round program offering day trips with healthful activities. Destinations of the Trailblazers trips range from close proximity to their home base at the Southborough Senior Center to excursions statewide and beyond. Credited for spearheading the group’s formation is Mary Ann Anderson.

Roger P. Plourde, 89, of Southborough

March 2nd, 2017

Southborough – Roger P. Plourde, 89, of Southborough, died Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Gloria (Peloquin) Plourde. Born in Worcester, he was the son of the late Eva (Pelletier) and Albert Plourde. Roger was a 1945 graduate of North High School in Worcester and joined the U.S. Navy immediately upon […]

Rose Bartolini, 58, of Hopkinton

February 27th, 2017

Hopkinton – Rose Mary (Carrier) Bartolini, 58, of Hopkinton and formerly of Southborough, passed away peacefully at her home in her family’s care Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. She was the devoted wife and best friend to David B. Bartolini Sr. for the past 36 years. Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of Margaret (Turpin) […]

Paul M. Heffernan, 85, of Southborough

February 22nd, 2017

Southborough – Paul M. Heffernan, 85, of Southborough died Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 at home, surrounded by his family, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of 60 years to the late Muriel Mary (Nevins) Heffernan, who passed away in 2012. A former high school guidance counselor and teacher in the […]

Francis E. Perkins Jr., 75, of Southborough

February 20th, 2017

Southborough – Francis E. “Perk” Perkins Jr., 75, of Southborough and Gouldsboro, Maine, a founding partner of Boston law firm Perkins, Smith & Cohen LLP, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Edith B. “Dodie” Perkins; devoted father of William S. Perkins and his wife Sarah L. of Newton; and loving […]

Southborough police log, Feb. 17 edition

February 16th, 2017

Southborough Thursday, Feb. 2 6:29 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Northboro Road business. 7:08 a.m. Officers assisted a disabled motorist on Boston Road. 8:38 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Southville Road business. 10:27 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Beechwood Lane residence. 1:35 p.m. Solicitors registered at […]

Southborough Access Media holds ribbon cutting ceremony

February 15th, 2017

Southborough – Southborough Access Media (SAM) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new TV station at the P. Brent Trottier Middle School Jan. 25. The evening was attended by State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) and Representative Carolyn Dykema (D-Holliston) and included a special performance by the band Hit the Bus. SAM, which was formerly […]

Grossman Development Group hires vice president of property management

February 15th, 2017

Southborough – Peter Engeian has joined Grossman Development Group (GDG) as their vice president of property management. “We are thrilled to have Peter join us,” said Grossman Development Group President Howard Grossman. “He adds two dimension to our growing team that enhances our overall expertise.” Engeian comes to GDG with 25 years of property management […]

Fay School students get a history lesson from local seniors

February 15th, 2017

Southborough – Ninth-graders at Fay School were treated to a visit from seniors from the Southborough Senior Center Feb. 1 as part of the school yearlong learning initiative. The school has partnered with the center to offer events and activities the provide enrichment to the seniors as well as learning opportunities for students. Seventeen seniors […]

Rose M. Campbell, 98, of Southborough

February 14th, 2017

Southborough – Rose M. (Benware) Campbell, 98, of Southborough, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at Beaumont skilled Nursing and Rehab Center in Northborough. She was the beloved wife of the late Donald M. Campbell, who passed away in 1996. They had been married for 58 years. Born in Charlestown, N.H., she was the daughter of […]

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