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Marlborough firefighters recall Southborough fire response

The Marlborough Fire Department responded to the town of Southborough Aug. 5 for a mutual aid assignment for a structure fire at 21 Sears Rd.

Southborough Senior Center billiards team seeks players

The Southborough Senior Center billiards team is looking for players to join their group. The team participates in a league, ...

Storm leads to downed wires, fire in Southborough

Storms moving through the region resulted in a house struck by lightning. “Due to a fast moving storm with several lightning strikes ...

Southborough seeks Community Center Exploratory Committee members

Southborough is looking for volunteers to join the town’s Community Center Exploratory Committee. The committee will consist ...

Two injured in crash on Rt. 9 in Southborough

Two people were injured in a crash on Route 9 in Southborough today. Westborough Fire Department said in a Facebook post that firefighters ...

Survey seeks information on local parent opinions on COVID-19 vaccination

Area health departments are seeking community feedback through a survey of parent attitudes toward COVID-19 vaccines. 

UPDATE: Heat advisories in place as temperatures climb across region

Local weather and public health agencies have issued heat advisories as temperatures climb toward 90 over the next several days.

Fiery crash in Southborough injures two

A fiery head on crash left two people injured in Southborough early Saturday morning, according to the Southborough Fire Department.

Southborough fire captain appointed as West Boylston fire chief

A longtime Southborough firefighter will soon leave the department for a new role in West Boylston as the town’s fire chief. 

Southborough wins funding to expand Boroughs Loop Trail

Community members in Southborough may soon see a new trail option thanks to a $50,000 MassTrails state grant. 

Power out in parts of Southborough, Marlborough after storms

Parts of Southborough around I-90 were without power on Saturday night after a bout of heavy storms in the area.

Longtime holiday parade returns to the Southborough Library

A familiar holiday tradition spanning over 30 years returned last Friday at the Southborough Library for the 4th of July this year.

Avidia Bank president and CEO Mark O’Connell to retire in 2023 

Avidia Bank has announced that President and CEO Mark O’Connell will retire in May of next year, capping a 35-year career with the bank.  
The Southborough Police Station is located on Cordaville Road. Photo/Laura Hayes

Southborough Select Board opts for internal search for new police chief

Southborough will look to its existing police roster as it continues a search for a new police chief following a Select Board vote last week. 

Tractor trailer, two cars involved in Southborough Rt. 9 crash

A crash involving a tractor trailer and a pair of passenger cars in Southborough sent at one person to the hospital on Friday. 

Southborough police log, June 17 edition

Southborough Friday, June 3 12:57 a.m. Oak Hill Rd./Fayville Ln. Motor vehicle stop. 7:23 a.m. Turnpike Rd. MVA property damage only. 1:40 p.m. Turnpike Rd./Central St. Erratic operator. 5:35...

AMSA students celebrate their next chapter during graduation

Families and loved ones of AMSA graduates gathered on the field of the Fore Kicks Sports Complex on Friday for this year’s graduation. 

Assabet celebrates Class of 2022 at DCU Center

The Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School Class of 2022 gathered at the DCU Center in Worcester on Saturday for its graduation.

Algonquin senior wins Assabet Valley Mastersingers scholarship

The Assabet Valley Mastersingers recently awarded their 2022 Choral Scholar Award to Algonquin Regional High School Senior Hannah O’Grady.

Paulhus out as Southborough Police Chief

Kenneth Paulhus is officially no longer Southborough’s Police Chief, leaving the job after being placed on leave earlier this year.