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, Nov. 11 edition

November 9th, 2016

police log

Northborough Sunday, Oct. 23 12:11 a.m. Northgate Rd. Dog complaint. 12:12 a.m. Main St. Ambulance. 12:43 a.m. Boundary St. Fire Dept. assist. 1:18 a.m. Arrested, Ian Wayne Williamson, 24, of Turner St., Brighton, Conn., for OUI liquor. 12:43 p.m. South St. Fire Dept. assist. 3:35 p.m. Overlock Dr. Disturbance. Monday, Oct. 24 12:54 a.m. Main […]

Look your best for the holidays with special offer from Classique Medical Spa

November 7th, 2016


Northborough – On Tuesday, Nov. 29, Dr. Cynthia Poulos of Classique Medical Spa will be holding a Filler Special Event for all patients, existing and new. If you purchase one syringe of a Restylane product, receive the second at half price. Or if you desire your wrinkles to be relaxed, purchase a syringe of filler […]

Northborough seniors share experiences through book of memoirs

November 4th, 2016


Northborough – In the introduction to “So Many Lives, So Many Stories” by members of the Northborough Senior Center Memoir Writing group, the group’s founder, Cathy Cairns, laments about never knowing her grandparents or what they were like.

Armand W. Charest, 89, of Northborough

November 2nd, 2016


Northborough – Armand W. Charest, 89, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016 at Wingate of Brewster. He leaves behind his loving wife of 65 years, Dorothy R. (Casey) Charest; his five children, Gerard Charest and (Marcia) of Escondido, Calif., Cynthia D’Appolonia (Vincent) of Carmel, N.Y., Karen Mekjian (Warren) of Mashpee, Mark Charest (Sally) of […]

Northborough police log, Nov. 4 edition

November 2nd, 2016

police log

Northborough Sunday, Oct. 16 9:59 a.m. Pleasant St. Keep the peace. 4:52 p.m. Ruth Rd. Ambulance. 6:32 p.m. Main St. Animal calls. 7:35 p.m. Vanessa Dr. Disturbance. 8:39 p.m. Shops Way. Well-being check. Monday, Oct. 17 9:51 a.m. Main St. Accident: P.I. 11:35 a.m. Hudson St. Fraud. 2:04 p.m. Brigham St. Hit and run. 5:23 […]

Families enjoy games and treats at Solomon Pond Boo Bash

November 1st, 2016


Region – Madeline Brewsterr, 4, (l) and her brother Benjamin, 2, of Northborough, got creative with their costumes at the Solomon Pond Mall Boo Bash in Marlborough Oct. 22. Photo/submitted

A baby formerly known as Prince

November 1st, 2016


Region – Four-months-old Brooks Turner rocked a Prince costume, stitched by his grandmother, Lisa Maselli of Northborough, for his very first Halloween this year. (Photo submitted by his mother, Amanda Maselli)

Northborough Crossing hosts Halloween Spooktacular

October 31st, 2016

Northborough – A relatively-new and free holiday event continued as families flocked Oct. 29 to the open-air shopping center Northborough Crossing for a Halloween Spooktacular. Mingling among them were the costumed Minions characters for children to meet.

Robert E. Rochette, 94, of Northborough

October 31st, 2016


Northborough – Robert E. Rochette, longtime resident of Northborough, passed away Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at the age of 94, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Grace M. (Belton) Rochette. Robert was born in Worcester, the son of the late Clarence H. and […]

Northborough seeks name suggestions from residents

October 30th, 2016

Northborough – The Northborough Municipal Naming Committee is asking residents for their feedback. The committee is charged with proposing names to the Board of Selectmen for the naming of non-school public facilities, public lands, public recreation areas, public intersections and other non-school public places in Northborough (not including roads or streets). Residents may send their ideas to […]

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