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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.

Holy cow, the Belties are back!

Southborough - Spring is here and the Belted Galloways are back in the fields on Breakneck Hill Road. There is a new, rare addition to the group, a red Beltie calf - born to two black parents who must have each been carrying a red gene. The cows enjoy grazing along the grassy rolling hills and amongst the apple trees, basking in the sun and feasting on the lush grass. Chris Molinaro, vice president of the Breakneck Hill Cow Fund, and caretaker of the Belties, applies liquid bug repellant to the cows - a new formula which turns purple when applied. Molinaro said that the repellant is "super helpful" and lets him see which cows he has covered and which he has missed.

Southborough Police report numerous motor vehicle break-ins

Southborough – The Southborough Police Department released this statement Sept. 9 regarding numerous recent motor vehicle break-ins: Multiple vehicles were broken into during the early...

Anna A. Drake, 89, of Southborough

Southborough - Anna A. Drake, 89, of Southborough, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at home. She was the wife of the late...
James F. Anketell Jr.

James F. Anketell Jr., 63, of Southborough

Southborough - James F. Anketell Jr., 63, of Southborough, passed away suddenly in his home on Sept. 9, 2021. He was the beloved husband...

Southborough center leading worldwide autism treatment

Southborough - Since 1974, The New England Center for Children (NECC) in Southborough has provided education and individualized treatment for children with autism, pervasive developmental disorder, and Asperger's Syndrome. Chief Executive Officer, who was one of the founders, Vincent Strully Jr. was instrumental in making the organization a success.

Presentation to be held March 29 to introduce new Southborough website

Southborough – A presentation will be held at the Senior Center, 9 Cordaville Rd, March 29 at 3 p.m. to introduce the town’s new...
Evelyn Littlefield

Evelyn J. Littlefield, 97, of Southborough

Southborough - Evelyn J. (McCarthy) Littlefield, 97, of Southborough, died Jan. 4, 2019, at Beaumont Rehab and Skilled Nursing Center in Westborough after a...

Francis E. Perkins Jr., 75, of Southborough

Southborough - Francis E. “Perk” Perkins Jr., 75, of Southborough and Gouldsboro, Maine, a founding partner of Boston law firm Perkins, Smith & Cohen...
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Southborough Select Board continues to debate request to hire fifth dispatcher

By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing Writer SOUTHBOROUGH – A majority of Southborough Select Board members are not comfortable hiring a fifth full-time dispatcher mid-year as requested by...

Playground opening in Southborough rescheduled for Nov. 5

Southborough– Southborough Recreation invites the community to the grand opening of the South Union Playground Saturday, Nov. 5, from 3 to 4:40 p.m. The...
Gary A. Drake

Gary A. Drake, 65, of Southborough

Southborough - Gary A. Drake, 65, of Southborough, passed away Nov. 20, 2020 after a brief but aggressive battle with cancer. He was the...

Snow and cold return to the region; some classes canceled

The forecast calls for 3 to 5 inches of snow, possibly mixing with rain, sleet and freezing rain, before it ends in the early evening.

ARHS sophomore’s drawing to be displayed in U.S. Capitol Building

A drawing by Algonquin sophomore Deven Bullard will hang in the US Capitol Building for a year after winning best of show.
RHS students learn about the effects of marijuana and alcohol on driving. Photos/Melanie Petrucci

Algonquin juniors learn safe driving lesson through staged collision

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Northborough-Southborough – High School juniors at Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) in Northborough watched a mock accident as part of...

Southborough to receive reimbursement for storms

Southborough – Southborough officials have announced that the town will be receiving nearly $50,000 from the Federal Emergency Management System (FEMA) to help pay...

Southborough democrats to elect delegates to state convention

Southborough - Registered democrats in Southborough will be holding a caucus at the Southborough Library, 25 Main St., Saturday, April 1, at 10:30 a.m....

Special education teachers and community members honored

Northborough – The Northborough Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council (NSPAC) recently hosted its sixth annual “Go the Distance” awards ceremony May 24 in the Algonquin Regional High School cafeteria. The event, which attracted approximately 200 guests, celebrated special educators and members of the community who have made a difference in the lives of special needs students in the district.

Region picks up unexpected snowfall from winter storm

REGION - Sticky snow began falling across area communities on Sunday, causing minimal disruption but surprising some. Forecasters had projected less then an inch of...

MIAA announces game times for Algonquin, Marlborough hockey state championships

The MIAA has finalized matchups and game times for this weekend's ice hockey state championships, involving Algonquin and Marlborough High.

Arlene M. Williams, 94, of Southborough

Southborough - Arlene M. Williams, 94, departed this world for heaven Friday, April 1, 2016, after a long period of declining health, while a...