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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Algonquin students to perform ‘High School Musical’

May 22nd, 2017

Northborough – A talented group of Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) thespians will be performing “High School Musical” in the school’s Small Performance Theater, Wednesday, May 24 through Saturday, May 27, under the direction of Tom Alera. Set in a high school in New Mexico, opposite worlds collide as a “brainiac” and basketball star become […]

Chrzan helps local golfers enjoy game to the fullest

May 19th, 2017

Northborough — “You don’t have the game you played last year or last week. You only have today’s game. It may be far from your best, but that’s all you’ve got. Harden your heart and make the best of it.”

Christine D. Iaccarino, 89, of Northborough

May 19th, 2017

Northborough – Christine D. (Evangelista) Iaccarino, 89, of Northborough, formerly a 50-year resident of Shrewsbury, affectionately known to her family as “Nonna,” passed away very peacefully Tuesday, May 16, 2017, surrounded by her loving family, reuniting in heaven with her beloved husband of 68 years, Carl, who passed away Sept. 1, 2014. Christine is survived […]

Gerda G. Youkstetter, 80, of Northborough

May 19th, 2017

Northborough – Gerda G. (Adam) Youkstetter, of Southgate at Shrewsbury, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017. She was 80 years of age. Born in Germany, she emigrated to the U.S. in 1955 and lived 42 years in Northborough. Her devoted husband of 51 years, Frederick Youkstetter, died in 2013. She leaves behind her loving children, […]

St. Rose sixth-graders’ projects make a difference

May 19th, 2017

Northborough – Sixth-graders attending religious education classes at St. Rose of Lima participated in a three-month community service project with a goal to complete a charitable act starting with only $10 each. The projects that resulted benefitted many organizations and area residents, while students learned that everyone can make a difference in someone else’s life.

New audiology office in Northborough offers the latest hearing aid technology

May 18th, 2017

Northborough – After a successful 30-year career in Florida, audiologist Jack Adams has relocated his practice to Northborough. Audiology Consultants of MetroWest – the first of its kind in Northborough – opened last June, offering comprehensive diagnostic testing and hearing aids.

Sawyer’s Bowladrome continues to offer family fun

May 18th, 2017

Northborough – The idea was hatched 65years ago from what was literally no more than a crawlspace in the basement of Northborough’s 13 Blake St. It was pure humble beginnings for sure to what has been a town fixture and loved by many for over six-plus decades.

ROI: Unique guitar teaching method geared to adults

May 17th, 2017

Northborough – Matt Fienberg is not your typical guitar teacher. He is an electrical engineer with a deep understanding of music theory and the guitar’s mechanics. He is committed to helping you achieve your guitar playing goals.

Northborough All-Town Band prepares for concert

May 11th, 2017

Northborough – About 100 fifth-graders representing Northborough’s four public elementary schools are currently rehearsing for a band concert, which will be free and open to the public. The budding instrumentalists are rehearsing weekly in the band room at Robert E. Melican Middle School with help from 10 sixth-grade mentors.

Algonquin rugby teams hoping to popularize the sport

May 11th, 2017

Northborough – Their sports-speak is all their own with positions called “scrumhalf,” “flyhalf” and “second row.” Vocabulary consists of “garryowens,” “grubbers,” “caps” and “knock-ons.” They score points by “tries,” “conversion kicks” and “dropped goals.”

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