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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T-Hawk nation welcomes new principal 

October 10th, 2017

Northborough/Southborough – Sara Pragluski Walsh, Ed.D., feels fortunate to wake up every morning and to go to work in a field that she truly loves. Walsh is the new principal of Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) and has been learning all about T-Hawk nation since she officially started July 1.

The Northborough Education Foundation awards over $36,000 in school grants

October 10th, 2017

Northborough – The Northborough Education Foundation (NEF) awarded $36,075 in funds to 18 grant recipients during a ceremony held at the Northborough Free Library Sept. 15.

Lala Java to host event benefiting veterans

October 6th, 2017

Northborough – Lala Java will be hosting a Cars and Coffee event benefiting the Worcester Veterans Inc. Food Bank on October 7  from 8am-10am at their shop in Northborough. A Lala Java flyer described the planned event as “a fun morning of great cars and amazing coffee.” Organizers will be accepting donations of non-perishable food items. They […]

Flaherty Physical Therapy to offer free seminar on shoulder pain

October 6th, 2017

Northborough –  “My shoulder is killing me…”  “I can’t throw to my kids any more…”  “I haven’t had a full night’s sleep in months…” If you have said any of these statements over the past few months, then you should consider attending a free presentation at Flaherty Physical Therapy, Inc. on Monday, Oct. 9 from […]

Northborough woman helps others live with dignity

October 5th, 2017

Northborough – When Northborough resident Rebecca Putnam was approached by Kate Butler, founder of Dignity Matters, to join the board of the new nonprofit organization that collects feminine hygiene products and undergarments for women and teenage girls in need, she immediately stepped up and became treasurer, as well a volunteer at collection drives.

Northborough Rocks! spreads kindness one rock at a time

October 4th, 2017

Northborough – Walking through Northborough just became a bit more interesting. As you are walking through town doing errands or taking a hike on one of the town’s many trails, keep your eyes open as you may discover a painted rock placed simply to make you smile. Northborough resident Rikki Bezzant started the Northborough Rocks! group over the summer and the fun and messages are spreading.

Northborough military mom honored for volunteer efforts

October 4th, 2017

Northborough – Karen Brewster of Northborough got quite a surprise on her birthday Aug. 5. She was presented the Presidential Volunteer Service Award by the Family Readiness Group (FRG) at the Massachusetts National Guard unit where her daughter, Spc. Alysia Brewster, is stationed. Also, her son, Spc. Nicholas Brewster, is serving in the Army and currently deployed in the Middle East. Brewster volunteers as the unit’s FRG chair.

Northborough police log, Oct. 6 edition

October 4th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, Sept. 10 12:06 a.m. Westbrook Rd. Larceny. 7:58 a.m. West main St. Ambulance. 11:13 a.m. School St. Ambulance. 6:49 p.m. Crawford St. Fire Dept. asst. Monday, Sept. 11 8:20 a.m. South St. Well-being check. 10:30 a.m. Bartlett St. Animal calls. 10:56 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Accident: P.D. 9:17 p.m. Arrested, Herschel Schneider, 18, of […]

Permatteo wins world championship roller skating event

October 3rd, 2017

Northborough – Gabriella Permatteo recently won the title of 2017 World Champion in the Junior Ladies Figure event held during the 2017 World Roller Games. The games were held Aug. 31 in Nanjing, China.

Harold Kelley, 93, a veteran of WWII and Korean War

September 29th, 2017

Northborough – Harold J. Kelley passed away on his 93rd birthday Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. His parting wish was to be reunited in heaven with Susanne, his wife of 60 years. He leaves his daughter, Kathryn Kelley of Shrewsbury and Kenneth Andersen; his sister, Virginia Hatzadakis of California; his brother, Frank Kelley of Cape Coral, […]

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