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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Families in Transition seeking help for local homeless residents

July 16th, 2017

Region – Families in Transition (FIT), based in Northborough, has been helping to support homeless families through advocacy as well as providing supplies and food to those without any supports in place.

Jacqueline S. Tisdell, 83, of Northborough

July 13th, 2017

Northborough – Jacqueline S. Tisdell, 83, of Northborough, formerly of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at home. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Tisdell. Born in Bandana, N.C., she was the daughter of the late E. L. and Hurtha (McNeil) Silver. She was educated in Bandana schools and was […]

Northborough police log, July 14 edition

July 12th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, June 25 10:28 a.m. West Main St. Well-being check. 3:08 p.m. Woodland Rd. Ambulance. 7:34 p.m. Main St. Fire Dept. assist. 8:05 p.m. West Main St. Dog complaint. Monday, June 26 1:39 p.m. Milestone Ln. Fraud. 3:12 p.m. Rice Ave. Fire Dept. assist. 8:10 p.m. Whitney St. Well-being check. Tuesday, June 27 7:30 […]

Shark sightings at Peaslee School

July 9th, 2017

Northborough – The  Atlantic White Shark Conservancy (AWSC) based in Chatham presented its educational program for Marguerite E. Peaslee School’s second- and third-graders June 2. The traveling program’s mission is to increase student awareness of the existence of  great white sharks in the Atlantic ocean, especially near Cape Cod.

Thank you from Rotary Club of Northborough

July 6th, 2017

The Rotary Club of Northborough says “THANK YOU” to all of the businesses and individuals who once again generously donated to the success of our 46th Annual Pancake Breakfast that makes possible, college scholarships to local high school graduates:

Northborough Rotary awards scholarships

July 6th, 2017

Northborough – The Rotary club of Northborough presented seven $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors at the weekly Rotary luncheon June 13.

Jane Hasson, 68, of Northborough

July 6th, 2017

Northborough – Jane (Pettee) Hasson, 68, passed away peacefully at home Sunday, July 2, 2017. She leaves her devoted husband of 45 years, John Hasson; her three loving children, Derek Hasson and wife Meghan of Tomball, Texas, Rachael Buckley and husband Bill of Fairfax, Va., and Meredith Benson and husband David of West Springfield, Va.; […]

Geoffrion aims for strong season with Bravehearts

July 5th, 2017

Worcester – 2017 to date hasn’t been quite the way things were meant to go for Northborough right handed pitcher Matt Geoffrion, at least not in his freshman year at the University of Maine. Geoffrion, a standout hurler for Algonquin Regional High School, put together outstanding numbers and showed great poise on the mound in his high school days earning himself a much-coveted berth on the Black Bears roster.

Northborough selectmen approve licensing for local restaurants

July 5th, 2017

Northborough – Jacqueline Hathaway, attorney representing Raymond Jiang, president and treasurer of Sing Sing Northborough, approached the Board of Selectmen regarding their application for a new All Alcoholic Beverages Restaurant License for Sing Sing Northborough at their June 26 meeting. Sing Sing will do business as Hanto Northborough and is located at 10010Q Shops Way at Northborough Crossing.

Northborough Habitat for Humanity project on Main Street makes progress

July 5th, 2017

Northborough – Rick Leif, treasurer of the Northborough Affordable Housing Corporation (NAHC), accompanied by Tim Firment, executive director of Habitat for Humanity MetroWest, presented an update on the projects located at 33-35 and 37-39 Main St. to the Board of Selectmen at their June 26 meeting.

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