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 police log, May 5 edition

May 3rd, 2017

Northborough Sunday, April 16 6:59 a.m. Deacon St. Ambulance. 11:56 a.m. Northgate Rd. Vandalism. 1:21 p.m. Sunset Dr. Ambulance. Monday, April 17 7:57 a.m. Otis St. Auto theft. 8:19 a.m. East Main St. Breaking and entering. 10:53 a.m. Shops Way. Larceny. 1:16 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Breaking and entering. Tuesday, April 18 10:08 a.m. Greenland Cir. […]

Openings still available for Northborough Travelers early fall trip

May 2nd, 2017

Northborough – The Northborough Travelers will be taking a 3-day tour of Washington, D.C. in the early fall, and it still has openings for those interested in taking part. The group departs Sept. 29, returning Oct. 1. The tour, arranged by Tours of Distinction, includes deluxe motor coach transportation with tour escort, two nights’ hotel […]

Northborough and Southborough to hold town elections May 9

May 2nd, 2017

Northborough/Southborough – The towns of Northborough and Southborough will be holding their respective town elections this year on Tuesday, May 9. The Community Advocate has invited candidates running for the Board of Selectmen races in each town to submit a statement about why they are running for these positions. Candidates who have replied have had […]

Northborough Area Community Chorus to present concert

April 28th, 2017

Northborough – The Northborough Area Community Chorus (NACC) will be presenting its 46th Annual Spring Concert, “The Name is a Song” Sunday, May 7 at 3:15 p.m.  at Algonquin Regional High School, 79 Bartlett St. The chorus, under the direction of founder Anthony Volpe with accompanist David Rose, is supported in part by grants from […]

‘Hometown Cooking’ at Whitney Place

April 27th, 2017

Northborough – Northborough native Joanna Graham hosts the cable access television show “My Hometown Cooking,” a half-hour show filmed at Whitney Place Assisted Living Residences at Northborough. Residents create the live audience.

Profiles – Candidates for Northborough Board of Selectmen

April 27th, 2017

Northborough – Four candidates will be on the ballot for two seats on the Board of Selectmen in the Tuesday, May 9, Annual Town Election. The Community Advocate has invited the candidates to share a bit about their backgrounds and why they are running for this position.  Here are their brief bios and answers to […]

Advanced Skincare Solutions

April 26th, 2017

“Advanced Skincare Solutions is a private studio offering specialized facial services to clients with skin sensitivities, acne, rosacea, pigmentation and aging,” said Tina Malooly McCaffrey, a licensed skincare therapist and laser technician, who opened in Northborough in March. She has been in the skincare business for 30 years.

Northborough Town Meeting approves moratorium on recreational marijuana

April 26th, 2017

Northborough –Northborough’s Annual Town Meeting, held April 24 at Algonquin Regional High School, passed two zoning bylaws pertaining to recreational marijuana and duplex development respectively.

Article 52, which was relevant to a temporary moratorium on recreational marijuana sales in Northborough, passed with little discussion. Planning Board member Michelle Gillespie gave a presentation in support of this bylaw.

Northborough’s Town Meeting adopts energy code and approves construction for Town Common project

April 26th, 2017

Northborough – Northborough’s Annual Town Meeting convened Monday, April 24 at Algonquin Regional High School to act upon 55 warrant articles. Town Moderator Frederick George, Jr. oversaw the meeting, which concluded in less than four hours.

Articles involving the town’s budget, school budgets, revolving accounts, appropriations and stabilization funds all passed with virtually no discussion. Town Administrator John Coderre and School Superintendent Christine Johnson presented their budgets which were accepted.

Northborough police log, April 28 edition

April 26th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, April 9 1:36 a.m. Arrested, Brandon CJ Campbell, 27, of 633 South Main St., Centerville, on warrant. 3:32 a.m. Arrested, Osama R. Mahmoud, 19, of 3 Silas Dr., Northborough, for OUI liquor, speeding in violation special regulation, person under 21 possess liquor, possess/use false/stolen RMV document. 10:58 a.m. Macalister Dr. Trespass. 12:01 p.m. […]

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