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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Shelagh K. Ricker, 74, of Northborough

January 9th, 2017

Northborough – Shelagh K. Ricker, 74, of Northborough, passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 at the UMass/Memorial Healthcare-University Hospital, Worcester. She was the wife of Bernard “Ted” Ricker. Born in Brookline, She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Edna (Bordelais) Ford. She was a graduate of Melrose High School, class of 1960, […]

Eagle Scout project brings literacy and physical activity together

January 8th, 2017

Northborough – A permanent StoryWalk in Northborough was installed in November at Assabet Park Trail, a partnership between the Northborough’s elementary school librarians and Troop 1 Eagle Scout Zach Youssef.

Northborough Library awarded $10,000 grant

January 8th, 2017

Northborough – The Northborough Free Library is one of 10 libraries in the state that was recently awarded a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC). The library received a $10,000 grant for a project called “Mind in the Making.” The library’s Children’s Services staff, led by […]

Northborough Historical Society to hold presentation on Civil War mapping

January 7th, 2017

Northborough – The Northborough Historical Society, 52 Main St., will present “The Topographical Engineer and Civil War Era Mapping” Friday, Jan. 27, at 7:30 p.m. Lt. Col. Greg Webster, commander of the Northeast Topographical Engineers, will present the historical role of the topographical engineer during the Civil War – the making of maps and surveys, […]

Northborough Town Common project receives grant

January 4th, 2017

Northborough – Town Administrator John Coderre recently announced that Northborough will receive $215,000 in grant funding through the National Park Service’s Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Grant Program. The grant will help defray the costs of the Town Common project which will be constructed at the town-owned properties of 39 West Main Street and the War Memorial site plus an abutting parcel at 45 West Main St.

Ronald M. Ledoux, 73, of Northborough

January 4th, 2017

Northborough – Ronald M. Ledoux passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017 at Massachusetts General Hospital after a courageous battle with brain cancer. He was 73. He leaves his devoted wife of 50 years, Kathleen E. (Healy) Ledoux; his loving children, Michelle Wardell and her husband Whit of  Canal Winchester, Ohio, Matthew Ledoux and his wife […]

St. Rose of Lima collects more than 1,000 gifts for families in need

January 2nd, 2017

Northborough – St. Rose of Lima recently collected approximately 1,100 gifts for children and families in need as part of their Giving Tree effort run by the church’s youth. Around 70 student volunteers in grades 7-12 were involved this year.

Central One supports NEF’s Chromebooks for Classrooms campaign

December 28th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Central One Federal Credit Union donated $1,000 to Northborough Education Foundation’s (NEF) Chromebooks for Classrooms campaign Nov. 21. Kate Shaw, Central One branch manager in Northborough, presented the check to Marile Borden, who accepted the contribution on behalf of the foundation. The Chromebooks for Classrooms, a technology initiative commenced by the NEF, seeks […]

Katherine M. Tulis, 93, of Northborough

December 28th, 2016

Northborough – Katherine M. (Boudreau) Tulis passed away peacefully Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016 at Christopher House of Worcester. She leaves three daughters, Lorraine Yellick and her husband Alick of Northborough, Ann Marie Hardy and her husband Paul of Magnolia, and Christine Tulis of San Anselmo, Calif.; her sister, Elaine Montgomery of Arlington; two grandchildren, Jennifer […]

Christopher Orciuch, 47, of Northborough and Webster

December 27th, 2016

Northborough/Webster – Christopher “Buppy” Orciuch, our beloved brother, age 47, formerly of Northborough, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016. Born Aug. 11, 1969 in Fort Hood Texas, he was the son of John J Orciuch and Patricia A Loughlin, formerly of Auburn. He was predeceased 13 years ago, by our beautiful angelic mother, Patricia. He […]

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