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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.

Southborough voters increase in schools’ budgets approved

Residents at the April 11 Annual Town Meeting held at Trottier Middle School were in no mood to hear about the possibility of cuts or reductions to any of the schools" budgets.

Egg Hunt keeps kids hopping in Southborough

Southborough - Blake Sechko, 15 months, tosses one of the many eggs he and his family collected at the annual Easter Egg...

Athlete of the week: Michael Pontarelli

St. Mark's School's sophomore right-winger Michael Pontarelli had quite a year on the ice this past season. The first-year student at St. Mark's tallied 38 goals and 13 assists in 26 games in the Independent School League.

Southborough Scout organizes food, letter drive for U.S. troops

Southborough - Rick Scott, a Southborough Troop 1 scout working on Eagle Scout rank, is striving to build relationships between U.S. servicemen...

Joseph E. Bennett, 69

Humarock - Joseph E. Bennett, 69, formerly a longtime resident of Southborough, died at his home Monday April 4, 2011 with his...

Southborough school superintendent to let voters decide on budget

School Superintendent Charles E. Gobron will go to Southborough's Annual Town Meeting Monday, April 11, and let the voters decide on the ultimate fate of the school budgets.

Hazel Foote, 94

Southborough - Hazel (Taylor) Foote, 94, a 90-year resident of Southborough, died Wednesday March 30, 2011 after a period of declining health. She was...

Michael R. Walker, 59

Southborough - Michael R. Walker, 59, died peacefully Saturday March 19, 2011, at Marlborough Hospital, surrounded by his family. Born in Framingham,...

Winning fitness with the Rotarians

Northborough/Southborough - (l to r) Doris Walsh, Beth Wolfset, Barbara Dyer and Steve Boyle work out during the Feb. 16 meeting of...

Algonquin coach wins well-deserved award

Neil Burke has gotten used to success and accolades during his coaching career so when the Massachusetts Baseball Coaches Association (MBCA) came calling with one more award, he was prepared for the attention. This time though, it happened to be the paramount achievement for someone in his line of work.

Southborough town officials ask schools to make cuts

After paring the town budget once again at its regular meeting March 15, the Board of Selectmen will look to the school departments to cut a total of $570,000 from their budgets.

Southborough selectmen discuss proposed Economic Development Committee

With the town facing a significant financial deficit, some Southborough residents, as well as several officials, believe the community must start to actively court businesses in order to get them to locate to the town. But for this to happen, the Board of Selectmen believes, all other town boards must share the same philosophy.

Basketball: Battle for the ball

Northborough - During a scramble for the loose ball, Algonquin Regional High School's junior guard Carly O"Connell has firm possession although Westborough...

Fun and games during winter break in Southborough

Southborough - Isabella Hewardt, 7, and Recreation Director Doreen Ferguson play a game of Double Shoot-Out during the Feb. 21 session of...

Southborough selectmen discuss proposed Economic Development Committee

Southborough - With the town facing a significant financial deficit, some Southborough residents, as well as several officials, believe the community must start to actively court businesses in order to get them to locate to the town. But for this to happen, the Board of Selectmen believes that all other town boards must share the same philosophy.

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.

Southborough selectmen recommend cutting school budget

Southborough – As town officials attempt to balance the fiscal year (FY) 2012 budget, one thing is certain: they all agree there will be some pain as they attempt to do so. The Board of Selectmen is proposing not only a 2 percent tax hike but also a $2 million cut to the requested school budget.

Algonquin comes out on top in close contest with Shrewsbury

Region – Shrewsbury High School's Julia Mastrototaro (#5, left) battles Algonquin Regional High School's Cassandra Chaves (#14, right) for the puck....

EDITORIAL: Changing of the ‘guard’

Southborough - Selectmen William Boland and John Rooney said they were "caught off guard" when former Chair Bonnie Phaneuf announced at the...

Westborough Rangers overcome Algonquin Tomahawks

Region – Algonquin Regional High School's senior forward and captain Brett Sexton drives for the hoop past Westborough High School's Dan Orlando...