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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Former Northborough music student now inspires young musicians

February 19th, 2017

Northborough – Music has always played an important role in Jack Corbett’s life, and now his love of music is being shared as he transitions from student to educator.

The Friends of the Northborough Library announces 2017 Library Service Award

February 19th, 2017

Northborough – The Friends of the Northborough Library, Inc., announced that the Library Service Award is to be awarded to a graduating high school senior in recognition of their outstanding service to the Northborough Library. The award amount will be determined annually, but will be a minimum of $500. The criteria for the award will […]

Two local businesses support NEF’s Chromebooks for Classrooms campaign

February 19th, 2017

Northborough – The Northborough Education Foundation (NEF) recently received two donations in the amount of $2,500 each from Northboro Chiropractic Center and Wheelhouse Wealth Advisors. The donations were earmarked for NEF’s Chromebooks for Classrooms campaign, which was kicked off in April 2016. The goal of the campaign is to provide the Northborough school district with additional devices to […]

Northborough police log, Feb. 17 edition

February 16th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, Jan. 29 1:06 a.m. Arrested, Eric Moss, 22, of 2 Lepanto St., Worcester, for OUI liquor, speeding in violation of special regulation, drink alcohol from open container in MV. 1:10 p.m. Shops Way. Vandalism. 1:32 p.m. Village Dr. Ambulance. 5:06 p.m. Jefferson Rd. Vandalism. Monday, Jan. 30 9:42 a.m. Lyman St. Well-being check. […]

Two local businesses support NEF’s Chromebooks for Classrooms campaign

February 15th, 2017

Northborough – The Northborough Education Foundation (NEF) recently received two donations in the amount of $2,500 each from Northboro Chiropractic Center and Wheelhouse Wealth Advisors. The donations were earmarked for NEF’s Chromebooks for Classrooms campaign, which was kicked off in April 2016. The goal of the campaign is to provide the Northborough school district with additional devices to […]

Northborough Garden Club now accepting scholarship applications

February 15th, 2017

Northborough – The Northborough Garden Club is now accepting applications for high school seniors who have been accepted to college, and who will be majoring in any of the following fields: horticulture, environmental sciences or studies, land management, conservation management, agriculture, botany, biology, floral design, landscape design, or any related field. There will be one scholarship […]

Algonquin students donate to Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest

February 15th, 2017

Northborough – As part of their semester-long project, students from Algonquin Regional High School’s DECA Program organized a Halloween-themed 5k for Kids for the third year in a row to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest. Students Julia Labich, Lexi Ufland, and Caroline Beek raised over $3,000 to support the Power Hour Homework […]

Northborough officials approve license for new Econolodge owner

February 15th, 2017

Northborough – Viral Patel of KSP, Inc., new owner of the Econolodge located at 380 Southwest Cutoff, appeared before the Board of Selectmen Feb. 13. Patel and his architect, Dario Dimare of Dario Designs, Inc., addressed issues and concerns over Patel’s application for Inn Holder, Victualler and Entertainment Licenses.

Craftworks

February 15th, 2017

Store features artisan gifts, extensive yarn selection, fiber art classes By Nancy Brumback, Contributing Writer Business name:   Craftworks Address:  243 West Main St., Northborough Owner:  Ande Lockwood Contact information:  508-393-9435 www.craftworkscoop.com How do you describe Craftworks? “Craftworks started in 1979 as a craft cooperative, an outlet for talented artisans to sell their work year round,” […]

Karen Fellows, 64, of Northborough

February 14th, 2017

Northborough – Karen Rhodes Fellows, 64, of Northborough, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 after a long illness. Karen was born July 24, 1952 in Chicago, Ill. to Richard and Muriel Fellows of Camden, Maine. Karen grew up in Hamilton and graduated from Hamilton Wenham High School in 1970. She attended Colby College and graduated in […]

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