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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Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union and Daniels Insurance Agency form partnership

August 17th, 2016

Jim Dupont, Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union president and CEO, and Traci
Daniels, vice president, Daniels Insurance

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union (SFCU) and Daniels Insurance Agency have announced a newly formed partnership. The insurance agency recently opened an office inside the credit union’s 489 Boston Turnpike (Route 9 west) location to bring the best product, service and convenience, as well as special exclusive discounts, to SFCU members. Members have reported […]

Kicking off Summer Nights 13th year

August 14th, 2016

Southborough – The Southborough Summer Nights event is bringing together another spectacular evening of entertainment, fireworks and family fun for Southborough residents. This year will mark the 13th anniversary of the locally funded event which will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27, starting at 5 p.m. at the Margaret A. Neary School, with a rain […]

Southborough artist masters the ancient art of encaustic painting

August 14th, 2016

outhborough – Southborough artist Catherine Weber is fascinated by encaustic painting, also known as hot wax painting, in which pigments are added to heated beeswax and painted on a surface.

“There’s every sense — the smell of the wax is wonderful, the luminosity, the flexibility – all of these things make encaustic wonderfully flexible,” she said. “This art is several thousands of years old. It’s been found on Egyptian sarcophagi, and on the hulls of Greek ships.”

Southborough Rotary Club benefits community in many ways

August 14th, 2016

Trottier School Principal Keith Lavoie (center) accepts a check for $1,500 from Southborough Rotary Club members Carl Guyer (l) and David Vachris (Photo/submitted)

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Southborough – The Southborough Rotary Club may be small in number but the group has made a very positive impact on the community, with donations of all types. The club formed in 1960 and since that time has hosted community events, fundraised for different causes and provided scholarships for students. […]

Independent agency provides full range of insurance services

August 9th, 2016

The staff of Fitts Insurance Agency.  Christopher Fitts, president, is third from right and his brother, Tim, is at right.

“The agency was started in 1932 by my grandfather in a building my great-grandfather built in downtown Framingham. In June 2015, we moved from Framingham to Southborough,” said Christopher Fitts, president of the family firm.

“My father was president, before moving to chairman. The agency is now run by myself, my brother Tim, and my two cousins, George and Bruce Hulme. Tim and George do most our commercial lines, and Bruce does all our life, health and financial services work.”

H. Diane Brown, 83, of Southborough

August 4th, 2016

Southborough – H. Diane Brown, 83, of Southborough, died Monday, Aug. 1, 2016 at Metro West Medical Center in Framingham. She was the wife of the late David S. Brown, who passed away in 2004. Diane was a graduate of Framingham State College and an elementary school teacher at the Center School in Hopkinton for […]

Southborough police log, Aug. 5 edition

August 3rd, 2016

police log

Southborough Thursday, July 21 1:31 a.m. Officers responded to Southville Road to investigate a report of a loud motor vehicle operating in the area. The reporting party stated that it sounded like the vehicle had a wheel missing. Officers checked the area and advised Westborough Police of a trail (of scraped pavement) that led into […]

Calvin J. Mauro, 90, of Southborough

August 3rd, 2016

Southborough – Calvin “Cal” “Callie” J. Mauro, 90, a lifelong resident of Southborough, passed away peacefully at his home, with family, on Sunday, July 31, 2016. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 60 years, Sylvia (Ordung) Mauro. Calvin was the son of the late Joseph and Lucy (Pessolano) Mauro. He was born on […]

Roland P. Flot, 91, of Southborough

July 27th, 2016

Southborough – Roland P. Flot, 91, a longtime resident of Southborough, died Monday, July 25, 2016 at Beaumont Nursing Home in Westborough. He was the third of five children of the late Louis and Lillian C (Robicheau) Flot. Ron was raised in East Boston, and graduated from East Boston High School. He was a U.S. […]

Lois Earhart, 97, of Southborough

July 26th, 2016

Southborough – Lois (Johnson) Earhart, 97, of Southborough, died Saturday, July 23, 2016 at her home, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Warren S. Earhart, who passed away in 2008. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Ralph Paine and Elizabeth (Goodman) Johnson. In 1940 Lois earned […]

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