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Southborough Library receives “Serving Tweens and Teens” grant

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Southborough – The Southborough Library has announced that is has been awarded a two-year $13,758 grant, which will allow the library to develop a...

Linda P. Grossman, 71, of Southborough

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Dec. 4, 1949 – Sept. 30, 2021 Southborough - Linda P. Grossman, (Bruno) of Southborough, formerly of Wakefield, MI on Thursday, September 30. Beloved wife of...
The Southborough Police Station is located on Cordaville Road. Photo/Laura Hayes

Police chief requests fifth dispatcher to quell shortfall

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By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing Writer SOUTHBOROUGH - The Southborough public safety department needs to replace a dispatcher who resigned and also add a fifth person...

Southborough churches to commemorate anniversary of Sept. 11

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Southborough - On Sept. 11, church bells in Southborough will ring at the exact moments that aircraft struck the twin towers at the World Trade Center in New York City 10 years ago. Residents are also encouraged to ring their own bells at their own homes to honor the victims of that day.

John Pendergast, 63, of Southborough

Southborough - John William “Jack” Pendergast, 63, of Southborough, passed away in his home Thursday, May 28, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer....

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...

Dorothy E. Stossel, 89

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Southborough - Dorothy E. (Manning) Stossel, 89, of Southborough, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at Beaumont Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center in Westborough...

Southborough Selectmen remove paramedic certification requirement from fire chief’s contract

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By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing Writer SOUTHBOROUGH – With a 3-2 vote, Southborough Selectmen agreed during their Oct. 19 meeting to amend Fire Chief Steven Achilles’...

Southborough noise bylaw added to Town Meeting Warrant

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Southborough - For several years town residents have suggested proposals for a noise bylaw but none have made it into the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.  The purpose...

Volunteer drivers needed by cancer patients

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Region - The American Cancer Society's Road to Recovery program is in need of volunteers from central Massachusetts communities to drive local cancer patients...

(VIDEO) Southborough mourns loss of middle school student

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Southborough - A wave of green flooded the halls of Southborough's schools today as a show of support for the family of 13-year-old Eric Green. The Trottier Middle School student passed away suddenly Thursday morning of complications stemming from a seizure disorder.

Southborough celebrates 45th Heritage Day

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By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Southborough – Columbus Day is always a particularly special occasion in Southborough. On Oct. 8, the center of town...

Southborough's “Ernie the barber” still cutting it up

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By Sue Wambolt, Contributing Writer Southborough - After a 40-plus year run cutting hair at Ernie's Barber Shop, 3 East Main St. in Southborough, Ernie...

New Trail over Walnut Hill in Southborough

Southborough - Sudbury Valley Trustees (SVT) recently teamed up with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) to build a new trail over...

Southborough native sings with Coast Guard Glee Club

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Southborough – Southborough native Rick Scott performs nationally and internationally with the United States Coast Guard Academy (USCG) Glee Club of New London, Conn., yet he cites their concert presented locally as a favorite. They performed Jan. 17 at the Pilgrim Congregational Church in Southborough, where Scott attended while growing up in town.

Athlete of the Week: Chloe Herczeg

Northborough/Southborough – Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) gymnastics coach Amelia Davis said it took a total team effort to keep its collective composure under intense pressure and win the state championship Feb. 26, capping an undefeated season.
James F. Anketell Jr.

James F. Anketell Jr., 63, of Southborough

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

Esther E. Lesieur, 76

Southborough – Well-known and beloved Southborough resident Esther E. Lesieur passed away Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, surrounded by her loving family, at the age of 76. She had battled cancer for over 35 years.
Representatives of multiple municipal boards in Southborough recently met via Zoom to discuss the town’s proposed Downtown District bylaw. Screenshot/via Town of Southborough

Southborough Boards continue to disagree about specifics of downtown district bylaw proposal

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By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing Writer SOUTHBOROUGH – Trying to reach a consensus on a proposed downtown district bylaw is proving to be a challenge for...

Southborough Police release sketch, video of man in alleged harassment incident

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Southborough - The Southborough Police Department released this statement this afternoon regarding an incident where a male allegedly exposed himself to an Algonquin Regional...