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SOUTHBOROUGH LOCAL NEWS & EVENTS, MA

Delve into Southborough’s news through our specialized local newspaper. Stay current with prompt and breaking updates. Your essential Southborough, MA newspaper, delivering accurate and up-to-the-minute information.

The Margaret A. Neary Elementary School is located at 53 Parkerville Rd.

School Committee to audit investigation into mock slave auction, racial slur at Neary

Following news that a teacher at Neary held a mock slave auction, the School Committee will conduct an external audit into the investigation.

Algonquin seniors visit their elementary school stomping grounds

Before Algonquin Regional High School seniors graduated, they returned to their elementary schools on May 31.

MassDOT to close bridge at Mass. Pike and Route 290

An important link between the Mass Pike and I-290 will be closed Wednesday night, June 12, for bridge repairs, according to MassDOT.

Algonquin rugby falls to Weymouth in state semifinals

The No. 2 Algonquin Regional High School girls rugby team concluded their season with a 60-29 loss to No. 3 Weymouth.

St. Matthew’s Rev. Flynn celebrates 60th anniversary

On June 9, Rev. Flynn and the St. Matthew community will celebrate the 60th anniversary of his ordination into the priesthood.

Northborough, Southborough schools receive early literacy grants

The Public Schools of Northborough and the Public Schools of Southborough have received grants from the Healey-Driscoll administration to support early literacy.

Puntini installed as Southborough’s new fire chief

In a brief ceremony at the Southborough Senior Center, Town Clerk James Hegarty administered the oath of office to Andrew Puntini.

ARHS celebrates the Class of 2024

With a turn of the tassel, Algonquin Regional High School celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2024 on June 2.

Assabet graduation honors Class of 2024, retiring principal Hollick

"You will always be members of the Assabet family and will forever be known as Aztecs.”

Clark’s walk-off helps Algonquin top Grafton baseball in 11-inning playoff thriller

"I knew what was coming. I knew there was no way that that wasn’t ending the game right there."

Prominent Southborough family fought creation of the Sudbury Reservoir

The Burnett family retained the counsel of Frank Goulding, who previously represented the town of West Boylston in protest against the construction of the Wachusett Reservoir.
The Margaret A. Neary Elementary School is located at 53 Parkerville Rd.

Neary teacher placed on leave after holding mock slave auction

A teacher at Neary School has been placed on administrative leave after they reportedly held a mock slave auction and used a racial slur. 

Southborough Youth and Family Services to ‘Celebrate Wellness’

As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, Southborough Youth and Family Services will be presenting “Celebrate Wellness.”

Southborough replaces flags at veterans’ graves

The town began its annual observances of Memorial Day on May 24 by replacing the flags at Rural Cemetery and the Burial Ground.
Trucks line up for a previous running of the Wednesday Food Truck Festival in Southborough. This year’s festival will run weekly until 6:30 p.m. instead of 7:30 p.m. as it has in some past years.

Rotary Club gears up for food truck festival

It’s almost time for the Rotary Club of Southborough’s annual food truck festival. Read more for additional information.

Southborough voters re-elect Dennington to Select Board

According to the unofficial results provided by the Town Clerk, Andrew Dennington beat challenger Joseph Palmer 666 votes to 525. 

Spring plant sale in Southborough

The Southborough Gardeners will be holding a spring plant sale on May 18 between 8 a.m. to noon at the Southborough Community House. 

MassDOT to perform utility work at Fruit Street bridge

On Wednesday, May 15, utility crews will begin daytime electrical relocation work and outages of the Fruit Street bridge in Hopkinton as part of the I-495/I-90 Interchange Improvements Project. Relocation work and outages are planned to occur during the day on Wednesday between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Southborough Select Board candidate statement

The Community Advocate reached out to candidates in the contested race for Select Board for the May 14 election.

‘They play together’: Teamwork helps Westborough girls lacrosse top rival Algonquin

It was an “all hands on deck” type of afternoon for the Westborough girls lacrosse team. Read all about it here.