Historic Southborough

Southborough Access Media seeking a new home in Southborough schools

September 16, 2014 11:30:49 AM
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I was going to follow up with a story from last week’s School Committee meeting. But Southborough Wicked Local did it for me.

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Video: Connections – Main Street area history

April 23, 2014 09:30:00 AM
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Last week, Southborough Access Media produced a new interview show for Southborough viewers, “Connections with Karen Connell”.

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30 years ago: Microburst in Southborough (updated)

March 28, 2014 04:30:16 PM
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A reader stumbled on to a tidbit – Tomorrow, March 29, 2014 will mark 20 years since a microburst within a Noreaster ravaged a 5 acre area of Red Pines in town.

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Raw milk from Southborough kills 48 in Boston…100 years ago

March 29, 2012 02:10:17 PM
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I came across this fascinating tale on the web the other day and had to share. In May 1911 contaminated raw milk killed 48 people in the Boston area and sickened an estimated 1,400. The source of the milk was traced to Southborough’s Deerfoot Farms.

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The week in Southborough history: Captain controversy, school enrollment on the rise, and Harry Potter fever

January 31, 2012 02:10:30 PM
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Each week we take a look back at the top stories reported in the Southborough Villager 10 years, 20 years, and 30 years ago. Here are the stories that were making headlines during the week of January 30.

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The week in Southborough history: Building committees and arcade games

December 27, 2011 02:19:05 PM

Each week we take a look back at the top stories reported in the Southborough Villager 10 years, 20 years, and 30 years ago. Here are the stories that were making headlines during the week of December 26.

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This week in Southborough history: Soccer and baseball battle over Mooney Field, a plan for the old fire station is hatched

December 20, 2011 04:29:13 PM
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Each week we take a look back at the top stories reported in the Southborough Villager 10 years, 20 years, and 30 years ago. Here are the stories that were making headlines during the week of December 19.

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The Villager Files: Week of December 12 – Algonquin’s fate decided, residents sound off, and Red Roof in underway

December 13, 2011 04:23:35 PM
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Each week we take a look back at the top stories reported in the Southborough Villager 10 years, 20 years, and 30 years ago. Here are the stories that were making headlines during the week of December 12.

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The Villager files: Week of December 5

December 6, 2011 04:40:23 PM
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Each week we take a look back at the top stories reported in the Southborough Villager 10 years, 20 years, and 30 years ago. Here are the stories that were making headlines during the week of December 5.

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The Villager Files: Week of November 28

November 29, 2011 04:30:54 PM
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Each week we take a look back at the top stories reported in the Southborough Villager 10 years, 20 years, and 30 years ago. Here are the stories that were making headlines during the week of November 28.

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The Villager Files: Week of November 14

November 15, 2011 04:37:20 PM
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Each week we take a look back at the top stories reported in the Southborough Villager 10 years, 20 years, and 30 years ago. Here are the stories that were making headlines during the week of November 14.

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Happy birthday to Southborough benefactor Joseph Burnett

November 11, 2011 03:03:12 PM
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Southborough benefactor Joseph Burnett was born on this day in 1820 in a small home on Gilmore Road. Burnett would eventually become anentrepreneur and gentleman farmer who had quite an impact on the town of Southborough.

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The Villager Files: Week of November 7

November 8, 2011 04:21:48 PM
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Each week we take a look back at the top stories reported in the Southborough Villager 10 years, 20 years, and 30 years ago. Here are the stories that were making headlines during the week of November 7.

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The Villager files: Week of October 24

October 25, 2011 04:47:19 PM
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Each week we take a look back at the top stories reported in the Southborough Villager 10 years, 20 years, and 30 years ago. Here are the stories that were making headlines during the week of October 24.

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