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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Laughing out loud at the Southborough Library

August 9th, 2015

Milo Holtschlah and Adam DeAngelis, both 5, are amused by the antics of Big Joe the Storyteller. (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Southborough – Big Joe the Storyteller returned July 30 to the Southborough Library Children’s Room with a bagful of props and puppets for an interactive program. A humorous highlight for the kids was learning the wolf dance in which they collectively rolled their heads, wiggled their fingers, patted their bellies, clapped their hands and howled. They also enjoyed providing sound effects for Big Joe’s rendition of “The King of the Frogs.”

Southborough police log, July 31 edition

July 29th, 2015

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Southborough Wednesday, July 15 12:38 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Park Central Drive business. 1:06 a.m. An officer responded to Framingham Road to assist with a dispute between a taxi driver and a customer. The situation was resolved between the two. 2:46 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Turnpike Road […]

Southborough Police investigating graffiti at St. Anne’s Church

July 28th, 2015

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Southborough – The Southborough Police Department has released a statement about an incident of vandalism that is being investigated as a hate crime: The Southborough Police Department investigated a vandalism report at 8:30 a.m. this morning on the driveway entrance pavement of St. Anne’s Church located on Boston Road. The writing was discovered by the […]

Southborough third-grader interviews ‘Frozen’ star Idina Menzel

July 25th, 2015

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Southborough – Shayna Rose, a third-grader at Southborough’s Albert S. Woodward Elementary School, interviewed actress and singer Idina Menzel backstage at her recent concert. Shayna, the creator of the school newspaper, had the opportunity to meet and talk with the ‘Frozen’ star. The budding reporter asked questions about Menzel’s favorite color, meal and dessert, whether […]

Christopher J. Brovelli, 45, of Southborough

July 22nd, 2015

Southborough – Christopher J. Brovelli, 45, of Southborough, died Saturday, July 18, 2015. He was the beloved son of John and Patricia (Gill) Brovelli of Southborough, the loved brother of Lisa Kelley and her husband Michael of North Grafton, and the loving uncle of Jack and Elizabeth. He also leaves many aunts, uncles, and cousins, […]

New website for Southborough Trails Committee

July 15th, 2015

Southborough – The Southborough Trails Committee (STC) recently announced a new website – – where residents can find information on current events and projects, maps and volunteer opportunities. The committee will be embarking on trail-clearing projects in the near future. The website will be updated with more information as it becomes available. In the […]

Robert F. Levangie, 77, of Southborough

July 6th, 2015

Southborough – Robert Francis Levangie, 77, of Southborough, died peacefully at his home Saturday, July 4, 2015 after a lengthy illness. He was the beloved husband of Nancy (Mac Iver) Levangie. Born in Weymouth, he was the son of the late Francis and Catherine (Hanifan) Levangie. He was a graduate of Archbishop Williams High School […]

Alma Vanni, 81, of Southborough

July 6th, 2015

Southborough – Alma Leola “Lee” (White) Vanni, 81, a Southborough resident for over 60 years, passed away peacefully at home Monday, June 29, 2015. She was the devoted wife of the late Robert J. Vanni for 49 years. Born in Canadian, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Alma (Davis) White. Lee, […]

Falconi 24th Golf Outing to benefit Southborough seniors

July 5th, 2015

Southborough – The Falconi 24th annual Golf Outing will be held Monday, Sept. 21 at Juniper Hill Golf Course, 202 Brigham St., Northborough. All of the proceeds will go to support the Southborough Senior Center. The tournament is in need of sponsors and raffle prize donations. For more information and to obtain registration and sponsor […]

Trottier team finishes season undefeated

July 4th, 2015

(top, l to r)- Head Coach Pete Massaglia;  Team Manager James Mahoney and Assistant Coach Frank Nellenback; (middle, l to r) - Tony Massaglia, Grant Gattuso, Assistant Coach Mark Boyden,  Ben Poon, Harry Boyden, Nolan Kimball, Team Manager Jamie Mooney, and Team Manager Luke Brogna; (bottom, l to r) Greg Rosen, Gunnar Vachris, Jeffrey Secrist, Matthew Walsh, Ben Weber, Jack Butler, and Jack Branson. Not pictured: Matthew White and Ryan Decker (Photo/submitted)

Southborough – The P. Brent Trottier Middle School baseball team recently completed a stellar season, going undefeated 11-0 against teams from Westborough, Marlborough, Hudson, Bolton, Stow, and Lancaster.

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