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 police log, March 31 edition

March 29th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, March 5 1:01 a.m. Avalon Dr. Disturbance. 3:55 p.m. Beeman Rd. Ambulance. Monday, March 6 10:56 a.m. Jefferson Rd. Ambulance. 4:19 p.m. Bay Dr. Keep the peace. 6:04 p.m. Church St. Accident: P.D. Tuesday, March 7 7:02 a.m. Arrested, Crystal A. Waters, 39, of 148 Ingleside Ave., Apt. 3, Worcester, on warrant. 4:12 […]

Patriots star shares his love of reading with Northborough kids

March 27th, 2017

By Kelly Burneson, Contributing Writer Northborough – Before he signed with the New England Patriots in 2016, Malcolm Mitchell was a star wide receiver with the University of Georgia football team. But Mitchell’s fans might be surprised that it is not football that he is most proud of, but rather, of how he has developed […]

Local student named Massachusetts National Geographic State Bee semifinalist

March 26th, 2017

Northborough/Marlborough – Nicholas Garcia, an eighth-grade student at St. Bernadette School in Northborough, has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2017 Massachusetts National Geographic State Bee. The contest will be held at The Elms College in Chicopee Friday, March 31. Nicholas is […]

Zechellos announce marriage

March 26th, 2017

Northborough – William Zechello and Kathleen Quinn, both of Northborough, were married  March 4 at the First Congregational Church in Milford. Photo/submitted

Northborough democrats to elect delegates to state convention

March 26th, 2017

Northborough – Registered democrats in Northborough will be holding a caucus at the Northborough Library Small Community Room, 34 Main St., Saturday, March 11, at 10 a.m. to elect eight delegates and three alternates to the 2017 Massachusetts Democratic Convention, where Democrats from across Massachusetts will gather to adopt a new party platform. The convention […]

Zechellos announce marriage

March 25th, 2017

Northborough – William Zechello and Kathleen Quinn, both of Northborough, were married  March 4 at the First Congregational Church in Milford.

Local Hebrew school students discover unusual Jewish recipes

March 23rd, 2017

Northborough/Westborough – The seventh grade students in Wendy Gonsenhauser’s cooking class at Westborough’s Beth Tikvah Synagogue are learning more than how to make traditional Jewish foods.

Rotary Club of Northborough Pancake Breakfast to be held March 26

March 22nd, 2017

Northborough – The Rotary Club of Northborough will host its 46th annual Pancake Breakfast Sunday, March 26 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, at the Marguerite E. Peaslee School, 31 Maple St., Northborough. Tickets, which will be sold at the door, are $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and children 12 and under. All […]

Final race to honor Northborough resident Matt Bruce May 6

March 22nd, 2017

Northborough – ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s disease, has no cure. It attacks the nervous system, weakens muscles, and affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. Matt Bruce was just 24 when he had his first symptoms.

Northborough police log, March 24 edition

March 22nd, 2017

Northborough Sunday, Feb. 26 1:38 a.m. Chesterfield Rd. Disturbance. 8:53 a.m. Reservoir St. Dog complaint. 12:44 p.m. Valentine Rd. Ambulance. 3:55 p.m. Whitney St. Ambulance. Monday, Feb. 27 3:01 a.m. Main St. Disturbance. 8:12 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Accident: P.I. 8:33 p.m. Hemlock Dr. Ambulance. Tuesday, Feb. 28 1:19 p.m. Bartlett St. Larceny. 3:17 p.m. Deacon […]

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