508.485.0710 ext 5
Paul J. Berry, Town Clerk
Michelle Jenkins, Assistant Town Clerk
Tamara J. Hadley, Administrative Secretary
Mission of the Town Clerks
The Southborough Town Clerks Office is committed
to providing courteous, competent and efficient service
to the Towns People. We are dedicated to the thorough
preservation of the Towns vital records and historical
documents for the benefit of future generations. We
respect the right to vote as a fundamental civil right
and will assure that all elections are conducted in
a fair and open manner providing equal access to all
citizens. Our office will operate in a modern,
professional and automated environment, with
an emphasis on our fiscal responsibility to the taxpayers
Thursday 8AM - 5PM
Tuesday 8AM -7PM *Except for Election Deadlines
Friday 8AM - Noon
Demographic Information from 2010 Census
Marriage, and Death Certificates
Birth Certificates are available
for births dating from 1727 to the present for any
person born in Southborough or whose parents
resided in Southborough when they were born.
Marriage Certificates are available
for records dated from 1727 to the present. The
Town Clerk has the records for couples who filed
their marriage intention in Southborough.
Death Certificates are available
for records dated from 1727 to the present. The
Town Clerk has records for any individual who
died in Southborough or who resided in Southborough
at the time of their death.
call ahead to save yourself some time. We only issue
"True Copy Attest" certificates, with a raised seal constituting an original
To apply for a marriage license, both parties
must appear in person together at the Town Clerks
Office. Each must be at least (18) eighteen years
of age. If under the age of (18) eighteen they
must obtain a court order from a probate or district
court. There is a mandatory 3-day waiting period
from the date the Intention is filed. This date
can only be waived with a court order. The Intention
is valid for 60 days and can be used to marry
in any city or town within the Commonwealth of
Justice of the Peace
Paul J. Berry, our Town Clerk, is a Justice
of the Peace. To make an appointment, please contact
him at Tel: 508.485.0710
Notary Public services are available in the Office of the Town Clerk free of charge. Identification must be provided by the individual prior to endorsing the document.
2015 Political Calendar
2015 Available Town Wide Offices
Annual Town Election
Monday, May 11, 2015
Polls are open 8AM-8PM
Voter Registration Deadline - Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The Massachusetts Mail-In Voter Registration Form can be used to register to vote in Massachusetts, to update registration information due to a change of name, make a change of address, or to register with a political party. After completing the form, you must print it, sign it and mail it to the Town Clerk’s Office.
Massachusetts Mail-in Voter Registration form
Town of Southborough Precinct Map
check your voting location.
are (3) three polling locations in Southborough
- A.S. Woodward Memorial School, 28 Cordaville
2 - P. Brent Trottier Middle
School, 49 Parkerville Rd
3 - Mary E. Finn School, 60
Questions? Feel free to call the Town Clerk
508.485.0710 ext 5 or email TownClerk@southboroughma.com
Precinct Changes: #10, 11, 12, 14 Cross Street; Newton Street Even Numbers West Side; and #99, 101, 103 Marlboro Road -- NOW PRECINCT #2.
#136, 150, 156, 158 Parkerville Road -- NOW PRECINCT #1.
We will assist citizens with genealogy searches.
Please call for an appointment.
The following permits are available
at the Town Clerk's Office
and Fuel Storage
All dogs six months of age and older must be licensed annually with the Town Clerk's Office. The licensing period is April 1st - March 31st. However, licensing begins March 1st of every year. Evidence of a current rabies vaccination must be provided.
$12.00 - NOT spayed/neutered
- spayed or neutered with vet certificate
Payment is cash or check made payable to the Town of Southborough.
A $10.00 late fee will be charged for each dog not licensed by June 1st, plus penalties.
Please Note: It is very important to notify the Town Clerk’s Office if you no longer own a dog or it has passed away, so as not to receive any violations.
Apply by Mail - Click here for the application.
Leash Law: All dogs in Southborough
must be in control at all times.No dogs are allowed on school property. Any dog found to
be in violation and picked up by the Animal Control
Officer will be subject to an initial fine of $15.00
plus boarding fees.
Loose Dogs: Animal Control Officer,
Leslie Boardman: 508.485.7817
EMERGENCIES - Police 508.485.7817
Business Certificates (DBA)
Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 110, Section 5 states “Any person conducting business in the Commonwealth under any title other that the real name of the person conducting business, whether individually or as a partnership, shall file in the Office of the Clerk of every city or town where an office of any such person or partnership may be situated…”. There are two exceptions to this statute:
1. If you are incorporated. However, if you are incorporated but doing business under a different name, you are still required to file a Business Certificate.
2. If you are operating a business under your own full name. (e.g. John Doe Construction)
Business certificates are valid for 4 years from the file date.
on the name to connect to the website of each official.
Officers of the United States of America
- Barack H. Obama
President - Joseph R. Biden
U.S. Senator - Edward J. Markey
U.S. Senator -Elizabeth A. Warren
Rep in Congress, Fifth District - Katherine M. Clark
Governor - Deval L Patrick
Lieutenant Governor -
of the Commonwealth - William Francis Galvin
General - Martha Coakley
Treasurer - Steven Grossman
Auditor - Suzanne M. Bump
Council, Third District - Marilyn Petitto Devaney
in General Court, Middlesex and Worcester District - James B. Eldridge (D) Acton
8th Middlesex District - Carolyn C. Dykema (D)
County and District Elected Officials
Middle District - Joseph D. Early, Jr.
of Probate, Worcester County - Stephen Abraham
of Deeds, Worcester District - Anthony J. Vigliotti
Clerk of Courts,
Worcester Count - Dennis P. McManus
County - Lewis G. Evangelidis
Worcester Regional Retirement System - Kevin Blanchette
Southborough Town Hall ~ 17 Common Street ~ Southborough, Massachusetts,
01772 ~ p:(508)-485-0710 ~ f:(508)-480-0161