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 Woman’s Club awards scholarships

July 1st, 2016

Northborough – The Northborough Woman’s Club offers two or more scholarships each year to students who are graduating from a local high school, are residents of Northborough, and plan to continue an education at an institution of higher learning or higher vocational training. This year’s awards were given to Anna Sarrasin and Michael Upton. Anna […]

Jay S. Dion, 52, of Northborough

June 30th, 2016

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Northborough – Jay S. Dion, 52, passed away Monday, June 27, 2016, at Mass. General Hospital after a valiant fight with cancer. He leaves his devoted wife of 24 years, Gayle (Boulanger) Dion; his loving children, Logan and Tyler Dion; his mother, Judy Dion Pawloski of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; his brothers, Shawn Dion of Ft. […]

Northborough Police searching for alleged assailant

June 29th, 2016

Police sketch of alleged assailant
Photo/courtesy Northborough Police Department

Northborough – The Northborough Police Department are searching for a man who allegedly on June 23 assaulted a young woman jogging on Lyman Street near Talbot Road.

During the subsequent search of the area, a second female in Westborough reported to the Westborough Police Department that two men in a small black car circled around her in the area of Lake Chauncy.

Following in the family tradition

June 29th, 2016

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Northborough – Northborough Police Sgt. Joseph Galvin meets with “Officer” Ryan Kelly. Ryan’s grandfather, Brad Newman, worked as a police officer first in Northborough and then in Framingham before retiring in 2009.

Northborough police log, July 1 edition

June 29th, 2016

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Northborough Sunday, June 12 1:21 a.m. Arrested, Mina Nadia Mansouri, 30, of Hulbert Rd., Apt. 10, Worcester, for possess Class C with intent to distribute, possess Class D with intent to distribute, possess Class E with intent to distribute. 12:21 p.m. Village Dr. Ambulance. 1:02 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Fire Department assist. 7:52 p.m. Village Dr. […]

Northborough Applefest dates announced; Grand Marshal nominations sought

June 27th, 2016

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Northborough – The Northborough Applefest Committee has already spent months planning for the upcoming fall festival, which will be taking place Thursday, Sept. 15, through Sunday, Sept. 18.

This year Applefest will be tying in with Northborough’s 250th anniversary celebration theme throughout the weekend with events and activities.

Northborough’s American Legion baseball ready for summer season

June 27th, 2016

Northborough’s Jason Lu makes a sliding catch in the outfield

Region – Northborough Post 234, the Northborough / Westborough region’s entry into American Legion District 4 baseball is back for 2016 and may be just one of the area’s best summer treats for fans who love the game.

Exhibit highlights struggles of workers throughout history

June 24th, 2016

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Northborough – The Northborough Free Library will be hosting an exhibit of posters titled “Workers Struggles” July 5-28, to give a visual display of many of the problems workers encounter in trying to secure decent wages and working conditions.

Northborough Police Department offer warning after jogger assaulted

June 23rd, 2016

Northborough – The Northborough Police Department released this statement this afternoon: At approximately 10:30 a.m. this morning a young female jogger was assaulted on Lyman Street near Talbot Road. As the jogger approached the railroad bridge she saw a male subject standing at the railing. Shortly after she passed him she realized that he was […]

Northborough police log, June 24 edition

June 22nd, 2016

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Northborough Sunday, June 5 12:14 a.m. Indian Meadow Dr. Ambulance. 12:41 a.m. Lawrence St. Fire Department assist. 8:35 a.m. Deacon St. Well-being check. Monday, June 6 10:01 a.m. Church St. Well-being check. 12:47 p.m. Belmont St./Route 9. Accident – property damage. 1:36 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Accident – property damage. 4:05 p.m. St. James Dr. Fraud. […]

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