Northborough

NorthboroughThe Town of Northborough, originally part of the Town of Marlborough, then Westborough, was incorporated in 1766 and became a town on its own in 1775.

The town is approximately 18.8 square miles and as of 2010, had a population of 14,155. It is part of Worcester County and its form of government is Open Town Meeting. The town’s administration is comprised of a Town Manager and an elected Board of Selectmen.

A multitude of mills once thrived along the Assabet River, which runs through the town. Now Northborough is home to many businesses, including Northborough Crossing, a 600,000 open air retail development. One of the anchor stores is a Wegmans, which is the first store in New England for this Rochester, NY-based chain of grocery stores.

Visit Northborough’s town government website here.

Visit Northborough’s public schools (K-8) website here.

Visit Northborough’s high school (Algonquin Regional High School, shared with Southborough) here.
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Northborough 250th Anniversary Family Fun Day Aug. 14

July 27th, 2016

Northborough – The Northborough 250th Anniversary Committee has announced its plans for a Family Fun Day to be held Sunday, Aug. 14, from 1 – 4 p.m. at Ellsworth-McAfee Park on Route 135. The event is free and will offer old-fashioned fun and games for the entire family. Some of the planned games include jump […]

Northborough company makes roofs look new again

July 26th, 2016

Bob Blanchette
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“I was in the home remodeling business for over 30 years. I had just landed a job for a new roof, and the homeowner wanted to shingle over the existing roof, but there was moss and lichen on it. He said I could use his power washer to remove all that. I was thrilled with the way the roof looked and with not having to deal with permits, licenses, sub-contractors, inspectors, no trips to the improvement stores,” said Bob Blanchette, who has been operating Roof Washing Services for four years.

Beating the heat

July 26th, 2016

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Northborough – Kids of all ages flocked to the Splash Pad at Assabet Park July 25 to enjoy a reprieve from the hot and humid weather. Photos/Jerry Callaghan

Greg C. Wheeler, 45, of Northborough

July 25th, 2016

Northborough – Greg C. Wheeler, 45, of Northborough, died suddenly Friday, July 22, 2016 after being stricken at his home. Born in Marlborough, he was the son of the late Clifford G. and Anita (Blanchette) Wheeler. He was the fiancé of Dorothy J. Henderson of Northborough. A graduate of Assabet Valley Regional High School, Greg […]

‘Star Wars’ to be shown free at Ellsworth-McAfee Park

July 25th, 2016

Northborough – “Star Wars – The Force Awakens,” will be shown as part of Kiss 108’s Summer Movie Series, Thursday, Aug. 4, at 7:30 p.m. at Ellsworth-McAfee Park, Route 135/South Street, Northborough. Bring the whole family, your friends, and even your neighbors for a free outdoor movie night sponsored by Whole Foods Market. The first […]

Selectmen approve measure to have police and fire report to Town Administrator

July 22nd, 2016

Northborough – The Northborough Board of Selectmen (BOS) continued a discussion at its July 18 meeting regarding how the town’s police and fire departments report their day to day activities and performance.

Officer Joseph Galvin sworn in as lieutenant

July 21st, 2016

Lt. Joseph Galvin being sworn in by Northborough Town Clerk Andrew Dowd
Photo/Melanie Petrucci

Northborough – Police Sergeant Joseph Galvin was appointed unanimously to the post of police lieutenant by the Board of Selectmen at its July 18 meeting. Galvin replaces William Lyver who was recently appointed as Northborough’s police chief. Galvin then became acting second in command. This appointment marks his official promotion to this post.

Northborough police log, July 22 edition

July 20th, 2016

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Northborough Sunday, July 3 6:39 a.m. West Main St. Fire Department assist. 11:31 a.m. Ruth Rd. Ambulance. 11:52 a.m. Village Dr. Disturbance. 6:38 p.m. Ridge Rd. Accident – property damage. 7:38 p.m. Arrested, Toni M. Currie, 24, of 130 Beaconsfield, Worcester, on warrant. 8:30 p.m. Wilson Rd. Well-being check. 8:42 p.m. Lanthorn Rd. Disturbance. Monday, […]

Northborough girls’ soccer team competes in state tournament

July 20th, 2016

The Northborough Strong team (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – The girls’ 14 and under (14U) soccer team, named “Northborough Strong,” won the Boston Area Youth Soccer (BAYS) League in their division this spring, earning them a spot in the Massachusetts Tournament of Champions in Lancaster in June. “The 17 players trained hard, trained together and became a family,” said Coach Emily Gauvin, […]

Lisa Pulsifer, 51, of Northborough

July 19th, 2016

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Northborough – Lisa Marie (Roy) Pulsifer, 51, of Northborough, died at home with her husband by her side Sunday, July 17, 2016 after a 31-year battle with multiple sclerosis. She was the wife of William S. Pulsifer for the past 32 years. Lisa was born in Brockton, the daughter of June (Gray) Hurd of Florida […]

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