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’s Applefest: More than apple pie

August 27th, 2016

Members of Mixed Company will perform at Applefest Saturday, Sept. 17: (l to r) drummer Bruce Hanahan, bass player Dave Crittendon, rhythm guitar player Tom Woodsum, lead guitar player Tracy Jenkins, and lead vocalist Michelle Gates. (Photo/Nancy Rodriguez)

Northborough – Northborough’s annual Applefest showcases the true spirit of community as many organizations come together and sponsor family events throughout the weekend. This year the festival will be held Sept. 15-18.

Zechello and Quinn announce engagement

August 27th, 2016

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Northborough – William Zechello and Kathleen Quinn, both of Northborough, have announced their engagement. Their wedding will take place on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the First Congregational Church in Milford, Mass.

Northborough’s Dorian McMenemy returns from Rio Olympics

August 27th, 2016

McMenemy dives into one of the Olympic pools at practice.

Northborough – While most people sat in front of their televisions in awe watching athletes from around the world compete at the recent Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, 19-year-old Northborough resident Dorian McMenemy was actually there, competing in the 50-meter freestyle swim.

Girl Scout information night in Northborough

August 25th, 2016

Northborough – Northborough Girl Scouts will hold Girl Scout information night Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Open to all girls in grades K-12. Bring your daughter along for fun activities while you learn about getting her involved in Girl Scouts. If you are unable to attend […]

Northborough Trinity Church welcomes Pokémon GO players

August 25th, 2016

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Northborough – If you have noticed more kids outside this summer walking in groups or riding bikes, it may be due to the Pokémon GO craze. They may be still holding an electronic device, but many parents are thrilled their kids are outside being social with friends and meeting other people.

Pokémon GO is a popular multiplayer, GPS-dependent game application used with a mobile device. Players search real world areas in order to find and capture Pokémon monsters, which are based on the popular video game and collectible cards.

Northborough police log, Aug. 26

August 24th, 2016

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Northborough Sunday, Aug. 7 12:45 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Disturbance. 5:50 a.m. Sunny Hill Rd. Ambulance. Monday, Aug. 8 2:13 a.m. Arrested, George Andreadis, 25, of 15 Howe St., Framingham, for speeding in violation of special regulation, OUI liquor. 10:00 a.m. South St. Accident – property damage. 1:31 p.m. Hudson St. Ambulance. 1:50 p.m. School St. […]

DPW presents results of water, sewer rate study

August 18th, 2016

Northborough – Dan Nason, Department of Public Works director, provided an informational overview of the recently completed Water and Sewer Rate Study at the Northborough Board of Selectmen’s meeting Aug. 15.

Northborough selectmen appoint new police sergeant

August 18th, 2016

(l to r) Police Chief William Lyver, Sergeant Jeremy Trefrey and Town Clerk Andrew Dowd
Photo/Melanie Petrucci

Northborough – Police Chief William Lyver introduced Jeremy Trefrey at the Aug. 15 Board of Selectmen’s meeting for a permanent appointment to police sergeant. The position was left vacant by Joseph Galvin who was appointed lieutenant in July. Trefrey has most recently held the position of juvenile detective and liaison officer at the Algonquin Regional High School.

Northborough police Log, Aug. 19 edition

August 17th, 2016

police log

Northborough Sunday, July 31 12:40 a.m. Milk Porridge Cir. Ambulance. 2:19 a.m. Arrested, Hung Donald Vo, 29, of 159 Orient St., Worcester, for marked lanes violation, speeding, negligent operating of MV, OUI liquor. 2:09 p.m. Brewer St. Larceny. 8:21 p.m. Bartlett St. Accident – property damage. 8:37 p.m. Arrested, Anthony Moncreffe Clarke, 47, of 7 […]

Northborough families enjoy old-fashioned fun and games

August 15th, 2016

Competing in a tug of war are (l to r) Ashton Bates, 7, his sister Juliet, 5, Niko Conway, 7, and Landin Youssef, 9.

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Northborough – Children of all ages gave their computer games a break Aug. 14 to attend Family Fun Day at Ellsworth-McAfee Park in Northborough. An afternoon of old-fashioned games and activities was held as part of the town’s year-round 250th anniversary celebration. Among the games of yesteryear played were […]

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