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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Massive copper beech tree thriving in Southborough

October 17th, 2016

Southborough – Copper beech trees are worth talking about. One planted at Tufts University sometime between 1855 and 1860 made the news when it was taken down after being struck by lightening in 2015.

Annual Gobble Wobble 5K set for Nov. 24

October 14th, 2016

Southborough – Southborough’s annual Gobble Wobble Road Race will be held Thursday, Nov. 24, at the P. Brent Trottier School, 49 Parkerville Road. The event includes a 5K certified race and two-mile walk and kids’ fun run. Prizes will be given for the top three overall 5K finishers. Registration begins at 7 a.m. 5K race […]

Southborough police log, Oct. 14 edition

October 12th, 2016

Southborough Tuesday, Oct. 4 0138 hrs- An officer on patrol checked on a suspicious motor vehicle that was parked in front of a Boston Road business. The officer reported back that the vehicle and the operator checked out ok. 0623 hrs- Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Turnpike Road. No injuries were […]

Marcia Maytham, 78, of Southborough

October 11th, 2016

Southborough – Marcia Ann (Watkins) Maytham, 78, of Southborough, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, surrounded by her family. Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late Curtis and Phyllis (Waite) Watkins. Marcia grew up in Framingham, and attended Beaver Country Day School in Chestnut Hill and graduated from Colby-Sawyer […]

Saturdays at Fay to present ‘Harry Potter Hogwarts Training Academy’

October 4th, 2016

Southborough – “Saturdays at Fay” is a series of free Saturday morning programs designed for children ages 2-8. On Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10-11 a.m. the school will present “Harry Potter Hogwarts Training Academy.” “Professor Jungle-Flick” will teach children how to perform their own magic, play some Quidditch, and even learn Defense Against the Dark […]

Earle Watkins, 99, of Southborough

September 30th, 2016

Southborough – Earle Quenten Watkins, 99, of Southborough died peacefully at UMass Medical Center Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 after a short illness. He was the husband of Eleanor Eva (Woodbury) Watkins, who passed away in 1987. He was the son of Charles Edgar Watkins and Esther Winnifred Nourse Watkins. A lifetime resident of Southborough, he […]

Carmela Fusaro, 81, of Southborough

September 29th, 2016

Southborough – Carmela (Petrone) Fusaro, 81, of Southborough, formerly of Worcester, passed away Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 with her beloved sons gathered at her side. Her husband, Ernest Fusaro, passed away in 1986. Carmela was born in Arci, province of Cosenza, Italy, one of seven children of Vincenzo and Assunta (Plastena) Petrone. She grew up […]

Southborough police log, Sept. 30 edition

September 28th, 2016

Southborough Friday, Sept. 9 12:14 a.m. An officer investigated a report of a sparking transformer on Crystal Pond Road. The pole and transformer were located, and National Grid was notified of the issue. 12:31 a.m. Officers assisted a disabled motorist on Woodland Road. 6:25 a.m. Officers investigated a one car, motor vehicle accident on Pine […]

Candido Torcoletti, 97, of Southborough

September 26th, 2016

Southborough – Candido Anthony “Torc” Torcoletti, longtime resident of Southborough, died peacefully in his sleep Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, just shy of his 98th birthday. Torc leaves behind children, Nina of Berkeley, Calif. and Nadia Egan and her husband of Worcester,  Steven and his wife Heidi of Missoula, Mont. and Paul and his wife Mary […]

Laura V. Chalifoux, 76, of Southborough

September 21st, 2016

Southborough – Laura Virginia Chalifoux, 76, of Southborough, passed away suddenly Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 at home. She was born in Nashua, N.H. to Levi J. and Mildred E. (Shunaman) Chalifoux.  Laura grew up on a dairy farm in Hudson, N.H. and graduated from Alvirne High School in Hudson in 1958. After working as a […]

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