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Area residents complete Boston Marathon

The Boston Athletic Association (BAA) has released preliminary race results for this year's Boston Marathon. 

It's a dog's life for one Southborough woman

Southborough - While residents throughout town spend their weekends at ballgames and going on bike rides, Barbara Black can be found training her dogs for disc dog shows and competing in flyball competitions. Black, a garment decorator and promotional products distributor, has three dogs - her "fur kids" - two Border collies, Whit and Trim, and one Jack Russell Terrier, Secret. All of the dogs participate in flyball competitions. Whit and Secret perform in disc dog shows throughout the year at venues such as the Quechee Vermont Hot Air Balloon Festival, the Pet Rock Festival in Worcester, and other country fairs and events in southern New England as part of the New England Disc Dog Shows.
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Edward A. Belloli, 70, of Southborough

Southborough - Edward A. Belloli, 70, of Southborough passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at home after a very brief illness. He was...

Southborough Police issue traffic advisory for ‘Summer Nights’ event

Southborough - The Southborough Police Department issued this press release this evening: The Southborough Police Department would like to advise all residents of an upcoming traffic advisory for "Summer Nights", Saturday, August 25th from 5pm and 10pm

Celebrating 10 years of Southborough Summer Nights

Southborough – The 10th anniversary of Southborough Summer Nights was celebrated Aug. 24 on the grounds of Neary Elementary School. In addition to the...
#Shifstrong supporters take the ALS bucket challenge to benefit ALS One in honor of Selectman Brian Shifrin. Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Southborough Recreation marks 15th Summer Nights

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Southborough – Nearing the end of a sometimes excessively hot and humid season, residents and visitors enjoyed a comfortably...

Christmas comes early for one young man thanks to car enthusiasts

Region- Like many young men, James Nifong of Sudbury loves cars. In his case, it is the two-door British sports car MGBs. In fact, by carefully saving his money, he was able to purchase his first one two years ago when he was only 15. The car was a real “fixer-upper.” Realizing he needed help in how to fix the car as well as actual hands on assistance he reached out to authorities on this car – the Boston Area MG Club (BAMG) – for advice. The car enthusiasts were delighted to help the young man.

Margaret A. Benson, 92, of Southborough

Southborough - Margaret A. (Flynn) Benson, 92, of Southborough, died Monday, July 14, 2014 at Shrewsbury Nursing Home after a period of declining health....

Southborough nurse's devotion pays off with national award

Southborough - When Southborough resident Jane Maxim embarked on her career as a nephrology nurse in 1974, she worked at a center in Boston where people with kidney failure had to travel from all over New England three times a week to receive dialysis treatment. She was pleased when medical advancements made it possible for some patients to receive in-home treatment via peritoneal dialysis. She knew the option would ease many of the hardships such travel can cause.

Dolores E. Patterson, 80, of Southborough

Southborough - Dolores E. (White) Patterson, 80, a longtime resident of Southborough, died Monday, June 2, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. She...
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John C. Jones, 88, of Southborough

Southborough - On July 18, 2021, John C. Jones passed away peacefully in the comfort of his beloved home. He was 88 years old. Jack,...

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. 

Southborough Community Fund distributes over $53,000 to local nonprofits and town agencies

Southborough - The Southborough Community Fund (SCF), a fund of the Foundation for MetroWest, recently hosted its fourth annual Grant Award Celebration at Pilgrim...

June Rougeau, 82

Southborough - June (Maston) Rougeau, of Southborough, formerly of Marlborough, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Born in Ayer, she was the daughter of the...

Supporting artists with autism raises funds for Southborough school

Southborough – Since last year, artwork has been displayed and sold in a gallery with proceeds going to charities including the New England Center for Children (NECC), a school in Southborough whose mission is to transform the lives of children with autism worldwide through education, research and technology. Some of the artwork is created by NECC students and other pieces by contributing artists.

Braccio and Malinowski win seats on Southborough BOS

Southborough – Incumbent Lisa Braccio (515 votes) and Chelsea Malinowski (394 votes) won the two seats on the Board of Selectmen, defeating Peter LaPine...

Saturdays at Fay to present Jungle Jim’s Superhero Training

Southborough – The Fay School will be presenting Jungle Jim’s Superhero Training as part of its Saturdays at Fay Program on Saturday, March 9...

Southborough Access Media documents veterans’ stories

Southborough – Local cable television station Southborough Access Media (SAM) is set to air its most ambitious video project since forming as a nonprofit programming organization. An approximately 30-minute documentary titled “Southborough Veterans: Local Life Lessons” features interviews with nine military veterans conducted by its producer Terry Newman.
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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...

Fay School to Host Farmers’ Markets Oct. 20 and Oct. 27

Southborough - Celebrate the harvest at the Fay School’s Farmers’ Market. The Farmers’ Market will run on Saturday Oct. 20 and Oct. 27 from 10:00...