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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Linda M. Murphy, 81, of Northborough

November 5th, 2015

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Northborough – Linda M. (LaBossiere) Murphy, 81, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015 in Marlborough Hospital after a period of declining health. She leaves behind her devoted husband of 63 years, Robert S. Murphy; her five loving children, Robert C. Murphy of Northborough, Dennis K. Murphy of Shrewsbury, Randall S. Murphy of Tampa, Fla., Sandra […]

Halloween parade delights Whitney Place residents

November 4th, 2015

Students from the Lincoln Street School arrive for the Halloween parade.
Photo/Nance Ebert

Northborough – The image of 170 students parading in their Halloween costumes from the Lincoln Street School to Whitney Place Assisted Living Campus was colorful and festive. But the image of the senior residents greeting their arrival was priceless.

Northborough police log, Nov. 6 edition

November 4th, 2015

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Northborough Sunday, Oct. 18 8:52 a.m. Assabet Dr. Ambulance. 10:14 a.m. Wesson Ter. Well-being check. 2:56 p.m. Northgate Rd. Well-being check. 3:00 p.m. Shops Way. Larceny. 6:27 p.m. Lydia’s Way. Vandalism. 8:22 p.m. Shops Way. Disturbance. 9:25 p.m. Brigham St. Dog complaint. Monday, Oct. 19 3:23 a.m. Mohawk Dr. Disturbance. 10:24 a.m. Main St. Disturbance. […]

RenovoMD offers new non-surgical treatment for fat under the chin

November 3rd, 2015

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Northborough – Dr. Jean Casello, the medical director and owner of RenovoMD, is excited to now offer KYBELLA™ to new and existing clients. KYBELLA is the first and only FDA-approved non-surgical treatment that contours and improves the appearance of submental fullness (ie: “turkey neck” and chin fat). KYBELLA destroys fat cells when injected into the fat beneath your chin. Once destroyed, those cells cannot store or accumulate fat.

Algonquin boys’ soccer hopes to continue championship trend

November 3rd, 2015

(l to r) Patrick Sullivan, Max Michaud, and Joe Wallace
Photo/John Orrell

Northborough – With league championships won in 11 of the last 12 seasons and district championships in three of the last six, no one is about to tinker with tradition that might alter the future course of events.

That tradition is glaringly apparent and often evokes a double-take for anyone on scene at the Algonquin Regional High athletic fields, particularly when focused in on the boys’ varsity soccer team. Seventeen-year head coach Ken Morin explains it best.

Leo M. Sliney, 88, of Northborough

November 3rd, 2015

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Northborough – Leo M. Sliney, 88, passed away Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015 at Kindred Health Care in Westborough. His wife Anne (Lindstrom) died in 1988. He leaves behind his son, Robert and wife Dianne Sliney of Boylston; two grandchildren, Jenny Wright and Denise Jones; five great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. Born Provincetown and raised in […]

Northborough Free Library open house introduces patrons to new director, services

November 2nd, 2015

he Algonquin Regional High School Jazz Quartet plays a lively set in the library’s biography room. Musicians include Ian Kosovsky (guitar), Mike Dutko (bass), Connor Jenks (saxophone) and Trent Jones (drums).

By Alexandra Molnar, Contributing Writer Northborough – Smooth notes from the jazz quartet mingled with conversation among library patrons and librarians Oct. 22 at the Northborough Free Library fall open house. Throughout the evening, residents could enjoy the library after hours with a reception catered by Pepper’s Fine Catering, a performance by the Algonquin Regional […]

Northborough runner takes second place at Pam’s Run

November 2nd, 2015

Top finishers in Pam’s Run Ryan Tapply, Gillis Campbell and Lucas Rostler. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – Gillis Campbell of Northborough earned second place at Pam’s Run 5K Oct. 18 at the Claypit Hill School in Wayland to benefit Neighbor Brigade, a nonprofit organization that mobilizes community-based groups of volunteers to help neighbors in crises. Other top male finishers included first place winner Ryan Tapply and third place winner Lucas Rostler, both of Wayland. Over 600 runners and walkers hit […]

Wegmans to host authors de Paola and Brett

November 2nd, 2015

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Northborough – Wegmans will be hosting two renowned children’s authors this month.
Tomie de Paola will be signing copies of his new book, “The Magical World of Strega Nona,” Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 6-8 p.m.

Fitness Together’s Garrett Zagunis promoted to manager

November 2nd, 2015

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Northborough – Fitness Together, 411 W. Main St. Northborough, announced that their fitness coach and team member Garrett Zagunis has been promoted to the position of manager.

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