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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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Southborough police log, June 20 edition

June 18th, 2014

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Southborough Friday, June 6 12:17 a.m. Officers responded to Marlboro Road to investigate a report of an erratic operator in the area. The responding officers reported back negative findings. 5:39 a.m. An officer responded to Boston Road to investigate a complaint of a tree down in the roadway. The responding officer was able to remove [...]

Algonquin graduate wins theater award

June 11th, 2014

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Southborough – After four years of singing, dancing and acting her way through Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS), Brittany Price made her final stage appearance at the school when she received her diploma June 8. And, although the talented performer has had her final ARHS curtain call, she leaves with the greatest honor of her high school stage career – a TAMY award for best actress for her portrayal of Lola in “Damn Yankees.”

Southborough police officer named liaison for town’s seniors

June 11th, 2014

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Southborough – Officer Aaron Richardson, 28, has recently been named senior resource officer for the Southborough Police Department. In this role, he will be meeting with the town’s senior citizens, making himself available for questions and answers, and serve as a liaison between the town’s elderly population and the police department.

John Macricostas, 90, of Southborough

June 10th, 2014

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Southborough – John Macricostas, 90, of Southborough, died Saturday, June 7, 2014 from Parkinson’s disease. His wife of 44 years, Shirley (Larrabee) Macricostas, died in 1999. John was a graduate of Marlborough High School, class of 1942, and upon completing his military service, attended Marlborough Vocational School. He was a WWII Army veteran, serving in [...]

Southborough police log, June 6 edition

June 4th, 2014

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Southborough Monday, May 26 12:07 a.m. Officers investigated a report of an erratic operator in the area of Boston Road. The responding officers reported back negative findings. 4:24 a.m. Ashland Police requested mutual aid from Southborough Police to assist with traffic control near a motor vehicle crash in their town. 9:00 a.m. Available police units [...]

Dolores E. Patterson, 80, of Southborough

June 4th, 2014

Southborough – Dolores E. (White) Patterson, 80, a longtime resident of Southborough, died Monday, June 2, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. She was the wife of the late Paul M. Patterson, who died in 1985. Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late Marguerite (Torone) and Fred M. White. She was [...]

Students provide tech support to Southborough seniors

June 2nd, 2014

Algonquin student Noah Sheehan helps senior Howard Anderson set up his tablet. (Photos/Gregory Arnold)

Southborough – The Southborough Senior Center held their fifth Technology Day May 21. Once a month during the school year, students from Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) visit the Senior Center to answer the seniors’ technology questions. The May program focused on tablets and mobile phones. The students were able to help with problems ranging [...]

Southborough Town Scholarship Committee awards scholarships

June 2nd, 2014

Front Row (l to r): Maya Polackal, Anne Sullivan, Sean O’Brien and Chris Pirozzi. Back Row (l to r): Olivia Giorlandino, Dan Araujo, Phillip Smith and Michael Baker. (Photo/submitted)

Southborough – On May 20, the Southborough Town Scholarship Committee held their annual Awards Ceremony at the Southborough Town House, where they presented scholarships to 10 high school seniors. This year’s scholarship recipients are Maya Polackal, Anne Sullivan, Sean O’Brien, Chris Pirozzi, Olivia Giorlandino, Dan Araujo, Phillip Smith, Michael Baker, Chelsey Thompson and Alexandra Moy.

Charles O’Connell, 81, of Southborough

May 30th, 2014

Southborough – Charles “Ray” O’Connell, 81, a lifelong resident of Southborough, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester after a short illness. He was the husband of Kathleen (DePatie) O’Connell for 43 years. Ray was a 1950 graduate of the former Peter’s High School of Southborough and attended Bentley [...]

Margaret M. Fyrberg, 92, of Southborough

May 27th, 2014

Southborough – Margaret M. (Feola) Fyrberg, 92, of Southborough, passed away Sunday, May 25, 2014 at Oakdale Rehab and Skilled Nursing Center in West Boylston. She was the wife of the late Gunnar Fyrberg, who died in 1978. Born in NYC, she was the daughter of the late Marie (Crotty) and Dr. Joseph V. Feola. [...]

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