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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You’ve got to have heart

February 9th, 2014

So EDITED WEB got to have heart

Southborough – Amanda Packard, 4, displays the decorated heart she made for her mother while attending the annual Valentine’s Day Party, held Feb. 8 at the Southborough Public Library Children’s Room. In addition to creating holiday crafts, children played games and enjoyed snacks. The event was sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. Photo/Ed [...]

Southborough Access Media names resident as its first director

February 7th, 2014

Katelyn Willis, executive director of Southborough Access Media. (Photo/submitted)

Southborough – Southborough Access Media, Inc., (SAM) encourages residents to stay tuned for enhancements to the public-access television in town. The newly formed nonprofit programming organization has appointed Katelyn Willis of Southborough as its first executive director.

Tempting taste buds internationally

February 7th, 2014

Eighth-graders Sherry Lin and Sue Lee serve South Korean scallion pie.

Southborough – Multicultural Week concluded Feb. 1 at Fay School with the annual Taste of Nations, an extensive international buffet dinner. Delicacies were prepared for guests by boarding students from around the world, faculty, staff and parents. For more photos, visit; click “Home,” then “Photo Galleries.” Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.           [...]

Family network makes a play date

February 7th, 2014

Kayla Onyango, 4, of Marlborough rides a miniature roller coaster.

Region – Children and grownups from the Together We Can Family Network (TWCFN) enjoyed an active afternoon Feb. 2 at Playtown Express in Southborough. After a couple hours of climbing, bouncing, riding and laughing, the kids were treated to snacks and given a book to take home. TWCFN offers free activities for families up to [...]

Southborough police log arrests, Feb. 7 edition

February 6th, 2014

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Southborough Friday, Jan. 24 10:17 p.m. Arrested, John LaBarre of Upland Road, Southborough, for OUI alcohol and speeding. Sunday, Jan. 26 1:42 a.m. Arrested, Eluvio DeLeon of Winter Street, Milford, on a warrant out of Westborough District Court. He was also charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and marked lanes violations. [...]

Southborough police arrest man in connection with vandalism case

February 5th, 2014

Southborough – The Southborough Police Department released this update today: A suspect has been placed under arrest for the slashing of multiple tires outside Owen O’Leary’s pub over the weekend. Framingham resident Todd W. Fike, 46, of 1630 Worcester Road Apt. #212, has been arrested and charged with seven (7) felony counts of Malicious or [...]

Southborough police seek one-legged alleged vandal

February 3rd, 2014

Southborough – The Southborough Police Department have issued this release regarding a man suspected of vandalizing cars at a local restaurant Feb. 2: An officer responded to Owen O’Leary’s to investigate a vandalism report at the business. It was determined through witness interviews that that a customer was refused service and asked to leave the [...]

Katharine Gunning, 86

February 2nd, 2014

Hingham – Katharine Honora (Comerford) Gunning, 86, of Hingham, formerly of Harwich and Southborough, died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, surrounded by her family.  She was the beloved wife of the late James Fiske Gunning, who passed away in 2002. Katharine was raised in Worcester, Baltimore, and Brighton. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from Boston Teacher’s [...]

Southborough police log, Jan.31 edition

January 30th, 2014

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Southborough Wednesday, Jan. 22 10:57 p.m. Arrested, Robyn Tarca of Applebriar Lane, Marlborough, for OUI alcohol and marked lanes violation. The information from the police log is obtained directly from the official records maintained at each police station in our circulation area. It contains arrests and samplings of police activity. Those arrested are innocent until [...]

Southborough Access Media appoints executive director

January 23rd, 2014

Southborough – Southborough Access Media, Inc. (SAM) announced that it has appointed its first executive director, Katelyn Willis, effective Feb. 3. SAM is Southborough’s new nonprofit public access programming organization and its announcement of an executive director is an important milestone for SAM to be able to create and deliver public access programming in Southborough. [...]

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