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, Jan. 27 edition

January 25th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, Jan. 8 8:22 a.m. Omaha Ave. Ambulance. 12:30 p.m. Village Dr. Ambulance. 12:50 p.m. Hudson St. Accident: P.D. 2:28 p.m. Belmont St./Route 9. Vandalism. Monday, Jan. 9 6:51 a.m. Bearfoot Rd. Fire Dept. Asst. 8:24 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 9:33 a.m. Main St. Accident: P.I. 1:24 p.m. Brookside Ln. Annoying calls. 4:20 […]

Men arrested in prostitution sting in Northborough

January 23rd, 2017

Westborough – Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. released this statement this afternoon: Ten men, charged with sexual conduct for a fee, were arraigned in Westborough District Court today as part of a prostitution sting conducted by the State Police and local police departments, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early […]

Robert Wixted, 81, of Northborough

January 20th, 2017

Northborough – Robert Lundstrom Wixted, known as Bob, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 at Coleman House in Northborough, following a brief illness. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Carolyn Conley Wixted; his brother, Tim Wixted of Harbert, Mich.; his daughter, Ellen Wixted and son-in-law Frank Renna of Bainbridge Island, Wash.; his daughter, […]

Letter to the Editor – Northborough Recreation thanks Fidrych Foundation

January 18th, 2017

To the Editor: We would like to thank Ann Fidrych, Jessica Fidrych and the Fidrych Foundation for their very generous donation to Northborough Recreation in support of sports programming for kids with disabilities. The Fidrych Foundation has been the largest supporter and contributor to our Challenger sports programs for kids ages 5 – 22 with […]

Craftworks owner seeks information on theft

January 18th, 2017

Northborough – Ande Lockwood, the owner of Craftworks, 243 West Main St., is asking the public’s help as she seeks information on the theft of a handmade “kimono” style jacket from her store on Monday, Jan. 16. Lockwood described the knit jacket as a “Noro Silk Garden multi striped kimono style” jacket. “We had it […]

Northborough police log, Jan. 20 edition

January 18th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, Jan. 1 8:17 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 12:09 p.m. Maple Ln. Well-being check. 5:29 p.m. Bearfoot Rd. Well-being check. Monday, Jan. 2 12:31 a.m. Ridge Rd. Ambulance. 6:05 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Larceny. 12:22 p.m. Belmont St./Route 9. Accident: P.D. 3:43 p.m. Village Dr. Well-being check. Tuesday, Jan. 3 2:04 a.m. Arrested, Oscar […]

Super Book Sale at Northborough Library

January 14th, 2017

Northborough – A Super Book Sale will occur at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., Friday, Feb. 3, from 12-5 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 4, from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. The sale will feature books, audiobooks, DVDs and CDs for adults and teens. Books for sale will include fiction and non-fiction in both softcover and […]

Daniel Wesson – a legacy of philanthropy

January 13th, 2017

Northborough – As earlier articles have mentioned, Daniel and Cynthia Wesson were very wealthy. They used their wealth for a variety of philanthropic projects. Of their many donations, they are best known for funding two hospitals in Springfield, Mass. The “Wesson Hospital” was started in their home after their $50,000 donation in 1895

Northborough police log, Jan. 13 edition

January 11th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, Dec. 11 1:15 a.m. Otis St. Accident: P.D. 1:21 p.m. Hudson St. Animal calls. 8:32 p.m. West Main St. Fire Dept. asst. Monday, Dec. 12 7:05 a.m. Hamilton Rd. Well-being check. 10:09 a.m. Main St. Accident: P.D. 7:42 p.m. Avalon Dr. Disturbance. Tuesday, Dec. 13 11:52 a.m. Thayer St. Breaking and entering. 6:28 […]

Dr. Ibrahimi joins Saint Vincent Medical Group’s Northborough office

January 10th, 2017

Northborough – Saint Vincent Medical Group is pleased to welcome Dr. Farhan Ibrahimi to its brand-new 10010-K Shops Way office located at Northborough Crossing this January.  This large, state-of-the-art office space will offer on-site laboratory and several primary care and specialist providers. Dr. Ibrahimi, who most recently served patients at 55 N Lake Ave. in […]

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