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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Free tickets available for fall choral concert

November 16th, 2015

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Southborough – The Heritage Chorale and MaryAnn Morse Healthcare Corps are offering free tickets to Southborough-area seniors and children for a fall concert Sunday, Nov. 22, at 4 p.m. at St. Mark’s School Performing Arts Center, 25 Marlboro Road. Fifty free tickets are available for Southborough-area children aged 8 to 12 with the purchase of […]

Fifth-grade Northboro-Southboro T-Hawks are Central Mass champs

November 15th, 2015

N Youth Football 5th Grade submitted – The Fifth-Grade Northboro-Southboro T-Hawks Central Mass Championship team poses in front of their team banner after defeating  Gardner’s Chair City Lions Nov. 8. 


Northborough – The 5th grade Northboro-Southboro T-Hawks Youth Football team defeated Gardner’s Chair City Lions by a score of 21-7 to become the first Northboro-Southboro team to win a Central Mass. American Youth Football Super Bowl championship.

Upcoming events at Fay School

November 12th, 2015

Dr. Michael Thompson (Photo/submitted)

Southborough – Fay School, 48 Main St., Southborough, will hold an admission open house Sunday, Nov. 15, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Fay is an independent pre-K-9, coed day school, with five- and seven-day boarding available in grades 7-9. Visitors will have the opportunity to tour the campus, speak with teachers and administrators, and learn more […]

Southborough man reinvents himself after liver transplant

November 12th, 2015

Dave McLaughlin, owner of Mac’s Wraps
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Southborough – Dave (Mac) McLaughlin, 49, knew that he could not go back to carpentry after his June 2014 liver transplant. To the benefit of many, he has traded two-by-four boards for hickory wood chips, which he uses in his smoker at Mac’s Wraps, located in a food trailer next to Lamy’s Insurance Agency at 5 East Main St. in Southborough.

Southborough children’s author promotes first book

November 11th, 2015

Lorraine Gilmore

Southborough – According to Lorraine Gilmore of Southborough, the biggest lesson she learned from writing and self-publishing her first children’s picture book, “Matilde,” is that writing was easier than marketing it. Yet, she has a managed to schedule upcoming promotional appearances in Lancaster, Marlborough, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough, Upton and Westborough.

Southborough police log, Nov. 13 edition

November 11th, 2015

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Southborough Thursday, Oct. 29 12:03 a.m. An officer responded with the Fire Department to investigate a report of a possible transformer on fire in the area of Willow Street. The responding units advised that the primary line was down, and that a wire was arcing on the Rail Road Bridge. National Grid and CSX were […]

Emil W. Miller Jr., 93, of Southborough

November 9th, 2015

Southborough – Emil W. Miller Jr., 93, a longtime Southborough resident, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015. He was the husband of 70 years to the late Shirley E. Miller, who passed away in June 2015. Born in Boston, Emil graduated from Boston Latin High School. He received a B.S., B.A., and law degree from Boston […]

Ninth annual Gobble Wobble in Southborough

November 8th, 2015

Southborough – Friends of Southborough Recreation (FOSR) and the Southborough Recreation Department will hold its ninth annual Gobble Wobble 5K race, two-mile walk and Kids Fun Run Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26. Both organizations promote and support health, togetherness, and community spirit by providing recreational activities, facilities, and special events. Proceeds from this race will benefit […]

James Anketell, 82, of Southborough

October 30th, 2015

Southborough – James Frederick Anketell, 82, of Southborough, died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 at Framingham Union Hospital in Framingham, after a period of declining health. He was the beloved husband of Ruth H. (McCann) Anketell, who passed away in 2009. Mr. Anketell was an Air Force veteran serving in the Korean Conflict and worked for many […]

Southborough artist showcases paintings at the Wayside Inn

October 28th, 2015

“The Gristmill, Longfellow’s Wayside Inn, Sudbury, Massachusetts” by Dustin Neece.

By Janice Elizabeth Berte, Contributing Writer Southborough – Southborough resident Dustin Neece has been painting since he could hold a paint brush in his hand. He first began painting after his grandfather passed away leaving him gifts of brushes, a canvas, some paints and an easel. “When I picked up those gifts and began my first […]

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