Our local government

For information on our representatives for state and federal government, scroll down to the bottom.

Town departments and committees

Need to license your dog? Take out the trash? Find out what’s happening at the Senior Center? Here’s who to call. (To check for updated information, visit the Town website)

For more information on any of these departments, you can also read the latest Annual Town Report.

(To read My Southborough coverage of government news, click here)

Administration (website)
Mark J. Purple, Town Administrator (email)
508-485-0710

Accounting Office
Heidi Kriger, Town Accountant (email)
485-0710 ext. 3014

Advisory Committee (websiteshutterfly site)

Animal Control Officer (website, facebook page)
Contact: Jennifer A. Condon, Animal Control Officer
508-485-7817

Assessors Office (website)
Paul Cibelli, Principal Assessor (email)
485-0720 ext. 3015

Board of Health (website)
Paul Prisinski, Public Health Director (email)
508-481-3013

Building/Zoning Department (website)
Mark Robidoux, Building Commissioner/Zoning Officer
485-0717 ext. 3022

Cable Television Committee (website)

Community House
Bea Ginga
508-485-4887

Conservation Commission (website)
Beth Rosenblum, Conservation Administrator (email)
485-0710 ext. 3024

Cultural Arts Council (town websiteSCAC website)

Facilities Department (website)
John Parent, Facilities Manager (email)
508-485-8175

Fire Department (website, Facebook)
Joseph Mauro, Fire Chief
508-485-3235
(Click here for My Southborough coverage of Police and Fire news)

Housing Authority (website)
Lynne Moreno, Director
508-481-2166

Library (website)
Ryan Donovan, Director
508-485-5031

Planning Board (website)
Karina Quinn, P.E., Town Planner (email)
508-485-0717 ext. 3028

Police Department (website, Facebook)
Kenneth Paulhus, Police Chief
508-485-2147
(Click here for My Southborough coverage of Police and Fire news)

Public Works Department (website)
Karen Galligan, Superintendent (email)
508-485-1210

 

Recreation Department (website)
Doreen Ferguson, Director (email)
508-229-4452

Selectmen (website)
Vanessa Hale, Assistant Town Administrator (email)
508-485-0710

Senior Center (website)
Pamela LeFrancois, COA Director
508-229-4453

Town Clerk (website)
Jim Hegarty, Town Clerk
508-485-0710 ext. 3005

Treasurer/Collector (website)
Brian Ballantine, Finance Director (email)
508-485-0710 ext. 3009

Veterans’ Agent
John Wilson (email)
508-229-2172

Veterans’ Grave Officer
Steve Whynot (email)
508-439-1092

Youth and Family Services (website)
Sarah Cassell, Director, LMHC (email)
508-481-5676 ext. 2

Zoning Board of Appeals (website)
Karen Finelli, Administrative Assistant (email)
485-0717 ext. 3018

District government representatives

State Representative
8th Middlesex District
Carolyn C. Dykema (D)

State Senator
Middlesex and Worcester
James B. Eldridge (D)

U.S. Representative
Fifth District
Katherine M. Clark (D)

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