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Massive copper beech tree thriving in Southborough

Southborough - Copper beech trees are worth talking about. One planted at Tufts University sometime between 1855 and 1860 made the news when it was taken down after being struck by lightening in 2015.

Weather phenomenon rolls dense pollen cloud across region

A drop in temperatures across the region brought with it a particularly dense cloud of pollen on Tuesday, rolling across area communities.

Town of Southborough expresses appreciation to Assabet Valley students

By Cindy Zomar, Contributing Writer Southborough - Karen Galligan, director of the Southborough Department of Public Works, knew exactly who to call when she needed...

Preservation work continues on Southborough’s historic Burnett-Garfield House

Southborough – Since the approval of a $970,000 preservation restriction on the Burnett-Garfield House in April 2016, crews have been working on the 84 Main St. estate, preserving it to its original 19th-century splendor. Owner Jon Delli Priscoli plans to transform the main house into a boutique bed and breakfast and restore the original St. Mark’s chapel, which he hopes to use for weddings and other services in the future.
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.

Food truck festival returns to Southborough

SOUTHBOROUGH — A tasty event will be returning to Southborough starting Sept. 15. The Wednesday Food Truck Festival is back and will run every Wednesday...

NWS releases snow totals from Friday winter storm

Yesterday's winter storm dropped up to nine inches of snow on area communities, with Hudson leading the way in accumulation.

Southborough couple charged after underage drinking party

Southborough – Police Chief Kenneth Paulhus released this statement this morning: On 10/26/2019, at 9:00 p.m., Southborough Officers James Gallagher and Cam Chapski responded to...
Algonquin Regional High School Photo/Dakota Antelman

ARHS school day will start later this year

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter NORTHBOROUGH/SOUTHBOROUGH — When Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) students start the year tomorrow they will start the school day...

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. 

Forecasters share projected snowfall totals for weekend nor’easter

REGION - Though they've emphasized that the outlook may change, forecasters say a storm this weekend could bring up to a foot of snow...
Margaret A. Maloney

Margaret A. Maloney, 39, of Westborough

Westborough - Margaret A. ‘Maggie’ Maloney, 39, of Westborough and formerly of Southborough passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. She was the...

Dennington wins Southborough Selectman race

Howland, Ares win re-election to Regional School Committee SOUTHBOROUGH - Andrew Dennington won a two way race for a vacant seat on the Southborough Board...

Eight I-90 bridges to be replaced over summer weekends

MassDOT presents method for faster construction By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH/SOUTHBOROUGH - The state Department of Transportation Highway Division has plans to upgrade and replace...

Area residents prepare for 2022 Boston Marathon

Residents are set to converge on Hopkinton for the 2022 marathon, which is now back on its regular schedule.

Bose inventor finds his Viking muse

By Jane Keller Gordon, Contributing Writer SOUTHBOROUGH – Dr. William R. Short, who lives in Southborough, describes himself as a “Viking nerd” in spite of...

‘Just be you’: ARHS holds 2022 graduation

Families and loved ones cheered on Sunday as the Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) Class of 2022 tossed their caps into the air. 
A portion of Chestnut Hill Road runs past Chestnut Hill Farm. (Photo/Jesse Kucewicz)

Chestnut Hill residents want portions of road closed to traffic

By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing Writer SOUTHBOROUGH – More than 50 residents recently signed a letter calling for a section of Chestnut Hill Road to be...

Sen. Eldridge files bill to regulate private wells

REGION - A new bill introduced in the state legislature by Sen. Jamie Eldridge and Rep. Dan Sena would establish and tighten regulations on...

Judge revokes permit for Southborough Park Central development

A Worcester County Superior Court judge ruled last month in favor of abutters who had opposed a residential development in Southborough.

UPDATE: Car, home catch fire after overnight crash in Southborough

UPDATE: This article has been updated to reflect that Southborough police have charged a Milford female in connection to the crash. SOUTHBOROUGH - A Milford...