Northborough

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, June 2 edition

May 31st, 2017

Northborough Sunday, May 14 3:58 a.m. Hudson St. Fire Dept. Asst. 10:39 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Accident: P.D. 3:02 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Disturbance. Monday, May 15 8:36 a.m. West Main St. Vandalism. 4:31 p.m. Intervale Farm Ln. Larceny. 5:01 p.m. Avalon Dr. Fraud. 5:44 p.m. Weber Ln. Larceny. Tuesday, May 16 2:32 a.m. Arrested, Christopher D. […]

Northborough remembers fallen military veterans

May 30th, 2017

Northborough – The forecast for rain showers May 29 afternoon didn’t occur until after the Memorial Day parade took place in Northborough. Ceremonies were held at four memorial sites along the parade route

Harvey F. Chapdelaine, 92, of Northborough

May 30th, 2017

Northborough – Harvey F. Chapdelaine, a lifelong resident of Northborough, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in Marlborough Hospital at the age of 92. His loving wife, Claire P. (Trautner) Chapdelaine, died in 2013. He leaves behind two sons, Wayne Chapdelaine and Concetta Callini of Washington, Maine and Jeffrey Chapdelaine and his wife Darlene of […]

Sunscreen dispenser installed at Ellsworth-McAfee Park

May 26th, 2017

Northborough – Don’t forget your sunscreen. This is the message that Kelly Scangas and the Northboro Junior Woman’s Club (NJWC) want to relay as people start to spend more time outdoors this season. It’s also why there is a new sunscreen dispenser at Ellsworth-McAfee Park on Route 135.

Margaret Morrill, 95, of Northborough

May 26th, 2017

Northborough – Margaret (Elliott) Morrill passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Martin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Stuart, Fla. She was 95. Her husband, William A. Morrill, died in 1995. She leaves her three loving sons, William Morrill and his wife Ruth of Northborough, Stephen Morrill and his wife Maureen of Wakefield, and […]

Douglas M. Humphrey, 61, of Northborough

May 25th, 2017

Northborough – Douglas M. Humphrey passed away at the U-Mass-Memorial Medical Center Monday, May 22, 2017, a day after his 61st birthday, from injuries suffered in a fall at home. Doug loved the outdoors and always wanted to be a farmer. He cherished the days of his youth, rising early to help with milking the […]

Calvario recognized with Coldwell Banker® International Sterling Society award

May 24th, 2017

Northborough – Realtor Bernie Calvario, a resident of Hopkinton and a sales associate affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Northborough, has been recognized with the Coldwell Banker® International Sterling Society award. This distinguished honor is presented to the top 17 percent of approximately 88,000 Coldwell Banker®-affiliated sales associates worldwide. Calvario was honored […]

Algonquin’s Church Ball skit performed at St. Rose of Lima

May 24th, 2017

Northborough – St. Rose of Lima Church in Northborough experienced some high school drama April 29 in front of its altar as it became the stage for 26 members of an improv troop from Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS). Parishioners were able to enjoy a 15-minute performance entitled “Church Ball,” based on a fictional, highly emotionally charged basketball game between the ARHS varsity team and the St. Rose of Lima team.

Northborough police log, May 26 edition

May 24th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, May 7 11:42 a.m. Main St. Scams. 1:41 p.m. West Main St. Fraud. 5:14 p.m. Main St. Ambulance. Monday, May 8 11:11 a.m. Cedar Hill St. Ambulance. 4:23 p.m. Otis St. Illegal dumping. 9:57 p.m. Arrested, Shannon A. Williams, 21, of 122 Green St., Northborough, on warrant. Tuesday, May 9 12:27 p.m. Otis […]

Algonquin students to perform ‘High School Musical’

May 22nd, 2017

Northborough – A talented group of Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) thespians will be performing “High School Musical” in the school’s Small Performance Theater, Wednesday, May 24 through Saturday, May 27, under the direction of Tom Alera. Set in a high school in New Mexico, opposite worlds collide as a “brainiac” and basketball star become […]

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