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, Jan. 17 edition

January 15th, 2014

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Southborough Thursday, Jan. 2 1:14 a.m. Southborough officers assisted Hudson Police by checking for a vehicle on Route 85. 1:45 a.m. DPW was called out to treat the roadways. 4:48 a.m. Officers investigated a one car, motor vehicle accident on Overlook Drive. No injuries were reported from the scene of the accident. 8:03 a.m. Officers [...]

Katherine Best, 83

January 14th, 2014

Southborough – Katherine (Irwin) Best, 83, of Southborough, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at Beaumont Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center in Westborough. She was the wife of the late Earl W. Best, who passed away in 1995. Born in Pittsfield, she was the daughter of the late Reginald and Katherine (O’Connor) Irwin. She earned her [...]

Mary Peltekis, 95

January 14th, 2014

Obit Mary Peltekis

Southborough – Mary (Midouhas) Peltekis, 95, of Southborough, formerly of Marlborough, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 at Kindred Transitional Care in Westborough. She was the wife of the late James A. Peltekis, who died in 1980. She was born in New York City, the daughter of the late Nicholas and Catherine (Tani) Midouhas, and was [...]

Southborough CERT/MRC announces restructuring

January 12th, 2014

Logos courtesy of Southborough CERT/MRC

Southborough – The Southborough Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a group of volunteers in the process of restructuring its chain of command.

Fiddling tunes from Western North Carolina to Southborough

January 5th, 2014

Ben Riva of Southborough (second from the left) performs fiddle and vocals with Brother’s Rye. (Photo/submitted)

Southborough – Ben Riva of Southborough is a musician who has covered a lot of ground, both in musical styles and geographical regions. He started playing the violin at age 3 when his family lived in Philadelphia. Now he’s performing fiddle and vocals with Brother’s Rye, a country and bluegrass band who play nearly weekly at venues in the greater Boston area and on Cape Cod.

New public media corporation formed in Southborough

December 26th, 2013


Southborough – Southborough Media Access, Inc. (SAM) announced Dec. 19 that the Southborough Board of Selectmen has approved a long-term funding plan to begin developing a public media program for Southborough residents. Until recently, the Town of Southborough did not have a public access corporation. As a result, the availability of training for residents and [...]

Southborough police log, Dec. 27 edition

December 25th, 2013

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Southborough Friday, Dec. 13 6:26 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at an East Main Street business. 7:31 a.m. A medical was reported at an Atwood Street residence. 9:04 a.m. A medical was reported at an East Main Street residence. 1:27 p.m. A motorist from West Boylston was issued a criminal application for operating a [...]

Southborough police log, Dec. 20 edition

December 18th, 2013

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Southborough Friday, Dec. 6 12:46 a.m. A motorist from Northborough was issued a criminal application for operating a motor vehicle with a revoked registration and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. 3:06 a.m. An officer on patrol checked on a suspicious motor vehicle parked in front of a Turnpike Road business. The vehicle and the operator [...]

Mary D. Bezokas, 93

December 17th, 2013

Fayville – Mary D.  (Noberini) Bezokas, 93, of Fayville, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013 at Beaumont Rehab & Skilled Nursing Center in Northborough, after a period of declining health. She was the wife of Brone H. Bezokas, who passed away in 1990. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Mena [...]

Season’s greetings from Southborough Senior Songsters

December 15th, 2013

Ford Sanborn croons “I’ll Be Home for Christmas.”

Southborough – Guests gathered Dec. 13 for a catered Holiday Brunch at the Southborough Senior Center. Entertainment was provided by the Southborough Senior Songsters, whose performances are produced and directed by Jim and Linda Duncan of Westborough.

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