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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Lenten series at Southborough area churches

February 12th, 2016

Southborough – The United Parishes of Southborough Lenten Series begins Tuesday, Feb. 23, at St. Anne Church, 20 Boston Road. The evening begins with worship at 6 p.m., followed by dinner; reflection and conversation begin at 7 p.m. on the theme “A Theology of Food.”

Where there’s smoke…there’s controversy

February 12th, 2016


Southborough – The town of Southborough is the latest community to approve the first step in allowing a medical marijuana dispensary to be built in the town.

Recently the Board of Selectmen voted to sign a letter of non-opposition that would allow Commonwealth Cannabis Co. to go ahead with the next step in opening a facility at 255 Turnpike Road (Route 9). The plan must still be approved by the state’s Department of Mental Health.

‘Saturdays at Fay’ presents Jungle Jim’s Superhero Training

February 9th, 2016

Kids can learn to be superheroes at upcoming Saturdays at Fay program.

Southborough – Fay School in Southborough, 25 Middle Road, will hold its monthly “Saturdays at Fay” Saturday, Feb. 13, from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturdays at Fay is a series of free Saturday morning programs designed for children ages 2-8. This month’s program will feature Jungle Jim’s Superhero Training.

A late afternoon treat…

February 5th, 2016

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Southborough – After today’s storm, which caused a multitude of problems for municipal authorities, commuters and homeowners, it was a treat to see blue skies which then turned technicolor late this afternoon. This beautiful photo was shot in Southborough by CA contributor Sue Wambolt.

Southborough police log, Feb. 5 edition

February 3rd, 2016

police log

Southborough Monday, Jan. 25 6:06 a.m. Falconi’s on Boston Road reported a past burglary and malicious destruction to the business. Unknown person(s) had entered the business by force, and destroyed and stole several items from the business. The incident is currently under investigation by the Detective Unit. If you have any information regarding this incident, […]

Algonquin to host panel on opioid abuse

January 20th, 2016

Experts will speak at an event, “Opioid Use & Abuse: Addressing the Crisis,” Jan. 25. 
Photo/courtesy Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Northborough – Tragedy struck Northborough in 2012 when an unintended opioid-related overdose death occurred, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH). Worcester Country was the site of 137 such deaths in 2014 and 106 more in 2015 were reported by the office of Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Overall, over 1,200 Massachusetts residents died of a drug overdose over the last year.

Southborough Rotary seeks performers

January 14th, 2016

Southborough – The Southborough Rotary Club is looking for talented performers from grade 5 to adult to participate in the 16th annual Talent Show to be held Friday, March 11. Auditions will take place Monday, Jan. 25, beginning at 6 p.m. in the P. Brent Trottier Middle School auditorium, 49 Parkerville Road. For more information […]

Southborough police log, Jan. 15 edition

January 13th, 2016

police log

Southborough Thursday, Jan. 7 6:49 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Northboro Road business. 8:19 a.m. An officer responded to a Turnpike Road business to investigate a report of suspicious activity in the area. 12:01 p.m. Officers investigated an abandoned 911 call from a Willow Street business. 6:19 p.m. Officers investigated a burglar […]

Ted’s of Fayville celebrates grand opening of new location

January 8th, 2016

(l to r) State Rep. Carolyn Dykema, D-Holliston; Michael Aspesi, Peter Aspesi, Marilyn Aspesi, Stephen Aspesi, Selectman Brian Shea; Southborough Town Administrator Mark Purple and Karen Chapman, president, Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce 

Southborough – Local and state officials joined the Aspesi family, the owners of Ted’s of Fayville, Dec. 30 as they celebrated the grand opening of their new 300 Turnpike Road(Rt. 9 East bound) location. The company has provided towing, recovery and equipment transportation for over 85 years.

ARHS students hope to help peers through body image campaign

January 8th, 2016

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Northborough/Southborough – Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) students Kate Kalinowski and Kira Porter met in their business research class. As part of the course curriculum, the duo paired up to create a project for the annual DECA competition. DECA is an international association of high school students, college students and teachers with the goal of preparing leaders and entrepreneurs for careers and education in marketing, finance, hospitality, management and other business areas.

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