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Southborough – The photo of this portrait was taken at the Southborough Public Library on Main Street. Beneath the likeness hangs framed wording that identifies whose face it is: “Colonel Francis B. Fay (1793-1876) Principal Benefactor of the Library 1852.”
In keeping with the spirit of giving to those in need during the holiday season, the Southborough Rotary Club is pleased to announce that it has made the donation of both a new refrigerator and $800 in goods to the United Parishes of Southborough Food Pantry. These donations were made possible by fund raising efforts [...]
Southborough – Families gathered Dec. 15 for the 35th annual Santa Day to see the special guest land by helicopter on St. Mark’s School field. Afterward, children had the opportunity to meet Santa at the Community House, where refreshments and entertainment were provided. The longtime tradition is organized by Kindergroup, a cooperative playgroup in Southborough. [...]
Southborough – Approximately 40 years ago, the Southborough Library was given a collection of Christmas scenes created by the late Earl Smiddy, of Southborough. The scenes were meant to reflect the spirit of the holiday, complete with a detailed manger scene, Santa on a sleigh with his eight reindeer, and a choir of angels singing. The display includes a scene showing Santa’s arrival via helicopter, meant to represent the scene played out each December as part of Kindergroup’s Santa Day celebration.
Southborough – Book lovers of all ages are invited to a day of shopping and holiday cheer at Southborough Library Saturday, Dec. 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Browse the Friends’ extensive selection of gently used books, then fill a festive reusable tote for a special low price. Need a quick gift for a [...]
Southborough – Preparations are underway for the 35th annual Santa’s Wonderland to be held at the Southborough Community House, 28 Main St. The highly anticipated event is organized by Kindergroup and sponsored by local businesses. It will take place Saturday, Dec. 15, from 12 to 3 p.m.
Southborough – Ali Hosseini, author of “The Lemon Grove,” and will come to the Southborough Library Saturday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m., to read and discuss his writing. Hosseini is an Iranian-American who came to the United States in the mid-1970s as a student. After graduating from University of Nebraska-Lincoln, he began a career in [...]
Southborough – The 35th annual Santa Day in Southborough will be held Saturday, Dec. 15, from 12 to 2 p.m. Santa will arrive via helicopter on the front field at St. Mark’s School, on the corner of routes 85 and 30, at noon. From 12 to 3 p.m. at the Southborough Community House, children can [...]
Southborough – Scout Troop 92 will hold a Holiday Kids Shop, a safe and affordable holiday shopping experience for youngsters, Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Woodward School cafeteria. The popular event provides children a chance to shop for unique, affordable gifts for their parents, siblings, grandparents, teachers, babysitters, and [...]
Southborough – Over 1,000 runners and walkers started Thanksgiving morning by participating in the sixth annual Gobble Wobble 5K Race and Two-Mile Walk, beginning and ending at Trottier Middle School. Brendan Robertson, of Westborough, placed first overall in 15:57. The first-place female was Helen Dinan, of Bellingham, finishing in 18:16. A Kids Fun Run followed [...]