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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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, […]

Lashed & Beauty Boutique now open in Northborough

September 28th, 2017

Northborough – Lashed & Beauty Boutique, 269 W. Main St., in Northborough is a full-service salon offering hair and lashes styling. Owner Melissa Bennis began her career in 2011 working in a salon where she mastered hair color as a colorist.

Local woman pedals to division win at Mt. Washington race

September 28th, 2017

Northborough – Many people have made it to the top of Mount Washington – some drive, some hike, and some take the Cog Railway. It’s the highest peak in the Northeast at 6,288 feet above sea level. On Aug. 19, Northborough resident Lisa Ludwig biked 7.6 miles as part of the Mount Washington Autoroad Bicycle Hill Climb and placed first in her age division.

Northborough pilot continues dad’s passion for flying

September 27th, 2017

Northborough – Doug Stone of Northborough inherited from his late father a passion for flying and his 1948 Piper Cub, as well as an interest in helping the younger generation. He has incorporated those inheritances into one mission. Stone was honored for volunteering 25 years with the Young Eagles program at this summer’s Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) annual AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis.

Motorcycle ride memorializes Spc. Brian K. Arsenault

September 26th, 2017

Northborough – This year, 280 motorcyclists and many passengers travelled approximately 45 miles through six towns Sept. 23 for the second annual Spc. Brian K. Arsenault Memorial Ride, beginning and ending at the Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234 in Northborough. A Bronze Star recipient and 2004 Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) graduate, Spc. Arsenault was killed in action in Afghanistan at age 28 in 2014.

Robert T. Aldorisio, 77, of Northborough

September 26th, 2017

Northborough – Robert T. Aldorisio, 77 of Northborough, formerly of Braintree, passed away peacefully Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 at Tufts Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born in Malden, a son of the late Vincent Alfred and Rose Marie (Tomasi) Aldorisio. He grew up in Braintree and was a graduate of Braintree […]

Repair Café coming to Northborough

September 24th, 2017

Northborough – If you have a broken item, don’t be too quick to throw it away. The Northboro Junior Woman’s Club (NJWC) has partnered with Trinity Church and Repair Café Ambassador Ray Pfau for Northborough’s first Repair Café. The event will be held Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Trinity Church, 23 Main St., Northborough.

Northborough Recreation fall and winter programs

September 21st, 2017

Northborough – The Northborough Recreation Department has announced its fall and winter programs. Register for these programs at

Marlborough soccer continues winning ways over Algonquin

September 21st, 2017

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Northborough – The Marlborough High School boys’ soccer team came out on top 5-1 over Algonquin Regional High School, as two of top teams in Central Mass. battled it out in a physical contest on Tuesday, September 19. Andre Faria scored two goals moments apart, while Edson Doirain, Kevin Santillan, […]

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