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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Thank you Captain Houston!

October 18th, 2017

Thank you Captain Jay Houston for 40 years of dedicated service to the Northborough Fire Department. Enjoy your well-deserved retirement.

Northborough winter gear drive

October 18th, 2017

Northborough – Northborough Helping Hands Association, Inc., (NHHA) will be collecting new and gently used winter coats, snow pants and boots through Monday, Nov. 13, to benefit Northborough families in need.

Searching for Northborough’s ancestors

October 18th, 2017

Northborough – Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) is being used at Northborough’s historic Brigham Street Burial Ground to identify the burial locations of Northborough’s ancestors. GPR has been successfully used by many communities for this purpose.

David C. Booth, 91, of Northborough

October 18th, 2017

Northborough – David C. Booth, 91, passed peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. He leaves his devoted wife of 66 years, Anne (Kane) Booth; his children, David R. Booth and his wife Valerie of Northborough, Kevin Booth of New Orleans, and Connie Gardella and her husband John of Worcester; […]

Northborough police log, Oct. 20 edition

October 18th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, Oct. 1 1:10 a.m. Bay Dr. Disturbance. 9:43 a.m. Charina Dr. Ambulance. 3:43 p.m. Hudson St. Accident: P.D. 8:12 p.m. East Main St. Well-being check. Monday, Oct. 2 2:51 p.m. Samuel Gamwel Rd. Narcotic drug violation. 4:09 p.m. East Main St. Illegal dumping. 4:24 p.m. Arrested, Anthony Monaco, 48, of 159 Rose Cir., […]

Fourth-grader gives back to the community for her birthday

October 18th, 2017

Northborough – Lincoln Street School fourth-grader Hannah Donley decided that instead of the usual 10th birthday party celebration and gifts, she wanted to gather 10 of her friends to celebrate while giving back to the community.

Local author to promote book on Patriots at Craftworks

October 17th, 2017

Northborough – Local author Vin Femia will be at Craftworks Friday, Oct. 27 to discuss his new book, “Comeback! Tom Brady’s Two Year Mission to Overcome Deflategate.”

Mary M. Miles, 78, of Northborough

October 17th, 2017

Northborough – Mary M. Miles, 78, affectionately known by her friends as “Jody,” passed away peacefully Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, with her husband of 56 years, Michael E. Miles, by her side. Mary was born in Chattanooga, Tenn., daughter to the late John T. and Beatrice R. (Dietzen) Mahoney. She attended Notre Dame High School […]

Anne M. Johnson, 101, of Northborough

October 16th, 2017

Northborough – Anne M. (Fors) Johnson, 101, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 at the Coleman House in Northborough, surrounded by her family, where she had been a resident for the past two years. She was the wife of 35 years to the late Otto E. Johnson, who died in 1972. She is survived […]

Northborough residents rally ‘for sensible gun laws’

October 15th, 2017

Northborough – Nearly 40 residents gathered in Northborough Oct. 14 at the site of the future Town Common to show their support for the existing Mass. assault weapons ban. The rally came nine days after many of the participants attended a talk by U.S. Rep. James McGovern (D – MA 2) at the Northborough Library as part of an event organized by the political advocacy group, Indivisible Boroughs.

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