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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Nancy Maloney, 92, of Northborough

December 16th, 2016


Northborough – Nancy (Hart) Maloney, 92, passed away Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, from complications of ovarian cancer. Nancy was born April 7, 1924, and was a lifelong resident of Northborough. She worked 27 years at the former Westborough State Hospital in the dietary department. She was an avid bowler, and bowled in the women’s league […]

Proctor School celebrates a month of caring

December 14th, 2016

Fannie E. Proctor Elementary School’s physical education teacher Fernando Ferreira (left) and school nurse Diane Gage, RN 

Northborough – Each month Fannie E. Proctor Elementary School highlights a character theme. “Caring” was November’s theme and students and staff were busy with activities which not only showed caring for their school community, but also the larger Northborough community.

The school held a candy collection for the troops and a winter coat drive for Northborough families in need. One effort that has been part of Proctor Pride tradition for 14 years is its annual Turkey Trot, which incorporates exercise, healthy competition among classes, and a food drive.

Northborough police log, Dec. 16 edition

December 14th, 2016

police log

Northborough Sunday, Nov. 27 2:40 a.m. Arrested, Alan S. Diodato, 45, of 18 Gunnar Dr., Marlborough, for marked lanes violation, OUI liquor 3rd offense. 2:40 p.m. Bearfoot Rd. Well-being check. 6:14 p.m. Thaddeus Mason Rd. Fraud. 9:29 p.m. Otis St. Narcotic drug violation. 11:48 p.m. Main St. Fire Dept. asst. Monday, Nov. 28 10:32 a.m. […]

Wreaths Across America convoy stops in Northborough

December 13th, 2016

Gold Star mothers Tracy Vaillancourt and Leslie Arsenault receive wreaths from Adam Costello during a Wreaths Across America ceremony at the Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234.

Northborough – The Wreaths Across America (WAA) convoy stopped at the Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234 in Northborough Dec. 13 for a brief ceremony on its way to Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington County, Va. This will be the 25th year that remembrance wreaths will be placed at the cemetery, the final resting place of many of America’s veterans. The wreath tradition was started in 1992 by Maine businessman Morrill Worcester and the Worcester Wreath Company.

Patricia L. Curtin, 75, of Northborough

December 13th, 2016


Northborough – Patricia L. (Collins) Curtin, a longtime Northborough resident and retired school nurse, passed away in her home Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, with her husband of 50 years, Stephen W. Curtin, by her side. She was 75 years old. Patricia was born Oct. 18, 1941 in Worcester, a daughter to the late Cornelius and […]

Jean McGranaghan, 89, of Northborough

December 13th, 2016


Northborough – Jean W. McGranaghan passed away Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 at St. Vincent’s Hospital at the age of 90. A lifelong resident of Northborough, Jean was the daughter of Edward and Margaret (Foster) Woodward. She graduated from Northborough High School in 1944 and the University of Massachusetts in 1948, with a degree in Psychology. […]

Holiday spirit arrives in Northborough

December 11th, 2016

Olivia Vitorino and Elly Hansen show their holiday spirit.

Northborough – Everyone knows it is the holiday season in Northborough when the town comes together for its annual Holiday Trolley Day and tree lighting ceremony. This year’s event was held Dec. 3.

Doris M. Miller, 94, of Northborough

December 9th, 2016

Northborough – Doris M. (Rawlinson) Miller, 94, wife of the late Thomas C. Miller, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 at the Coleman House in Northborough after an illness. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y., the daughter of Robert and Evemae (Simon) Rawlinson. She leaves her three sons, Tom Miller of Florida, Kent Miller of […]

Anne G. Staniunas, 85, of Northborough

December 8th, 2016


Northborough – Anne G. (Sheehan) Staniunas passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 at Marlborough Hospital, after complications from Alzheimer’s disease. She was 85. Anne leaves her son, Richard Staniunas and his wife Penny of Northborough; three grandchildren, Christopher Staniunas, Jessica Ytterdahl, and Jonathan Staniunas; four great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her […]

Northborough police log, Dec. 9 edition

December 7th, 2016

police log

Northborough Sunday, Nov. 20 8:48 a.m. Boundary St. Dog complaint. 3:11 p.m. East Main St. Fire Dept. asst. 4:52 p.m. Woodstone Rd. Ambulance. 8:14 p.m. Hamilton Rd. Well-being check. 9:14 p.m. Ridge Rd. Vandalism. Monday, Nov. 21 10:27 a.m. Pleasant St. Fraud. 11:40 a.m. Belmont St./Route 9. MV recovered. 2:19 p.m. Shops Way. Larceny. 8:30 […]

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