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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Lisa Pulsifer, 51, of Northborough

July 19th, 2016

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Northborough – Lisa Marie (Roy) Pulsifer, 51, of Northborough, died at home with her husband by her side Sunday, July 17, 2016 after a 31-year battle with multiple sclerosis. She was the wife of William S. Pulsifer for the past 32 years. Lisa was born in Brockton, the daughter of June (Gray) Hurd of Florida […]

Achieve a healthy life with Worcester County Massage

July 19th, 2016

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Northborough – Tara Curnin, LMT is a licensed massage therapist whose path to massage stemmed from her own need for chronic pain management. She believes the road to a better life is through better health. She has been providing massage services such as Myofascial Release, Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, and Hot and Cold Stone Therapy to the Worcester county area since 2006. Curnin has practiced with local chiropractors and sports teams, including the Worcester Tornadoes and has volunteered for the pre- and post-race massage at the Boston Marathon.

ARHS graduates featured in new Pop TV docuseries

July 18th, 2016

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Northborough/Southborough – Two graduates of Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) are featured, along with the rest of their six-person a cappella group, The Hexachords, in Season 2 of the hit Pop TV docuseries, “Sing It On.” Xander Teplansky (class of 2012) and Linnea Henningson (class of 2014), were both active in the music program at ARHS and former members of Algonqapella, the high school’s a cappella group.

Rose Simonian, 91, of Northborough/Shrewsbury

July 15th, 2016


Northborough/Shrewsbury – What a lovely thing a Rose is. Rose (Kustigian) Simonian, a resident of Whitney Place in Northborough, formerly of Shrewsbury, died peacefully with her family by her side Wednesday, July 13, 2016. She was 91. Born on May 20, 1925 in Worcester she was a daughter of Armenian immigrants John and Lucy (Avakian) […]

Northborough police log, July 15 edition

July 13th, 2016

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Northborough Sunday, June 26 4:45 a.m. Eliot Rd. Ambulance. 11:41 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Accident – property damage. 3:40 p.m. Winsor Ln. Disturbance. 3:52 p.m. Boundary St. Fire Department assist. 4:58 p.m. Hudson St. Larceny. Monday, June 27 10:22 a.m. Bay Dr. Well-being check. 1:04 p.m. Lincoln St. Fire Department assist. 1:41 p.m. Main St. Fraud. […]

Mildred E. Blood, 80, of Northborough

July 12th, 2016

Northborough – Mildred E. (Knowles) Blood, 80, of Northborough, formerly a longtime Southborough resident, died Sunday, July 10, 2016 at Mass General Hospital after a very short illness. She was the wife of Edward L. Blood for over 60 years. Born in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late Cooper and Violet (Johnston) Knowles. […]

Challenger League celebrates a great season

July 8th, 2016

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Region – Players from the region’s Little League’s Challenger program celebrated the end of the season with games held at the New England Baseball Complex in Northborough June 28.

Northborough police log, July 8 edition

July 6th, 2016

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Northborough Sunday, June 19 1:09 a.m. Main St. Disturbance. 7:36 a.m. Wiles Farm Rd. Ambulance. 1:23 p.m. Alcott Dr. Larceny. 8:08 p.m. Mill St. Animal calls. 8:45 p.m. Main St. Disturbance. Monday, June 20 12:57 a.m. Arrested, Ethan J. Tobin, 18, of Crawford St., Apt. A, Northborough, for person under 21 possess liquor, possess Class […]

Vernelle L. Cibelli, 84, of Northborough

July 5th, 2016

Northborough – Vernelle L. (Thomas) Cibelli, 84, of Northborough and formerly a longtime resident of Southborough, passed away Friday, July 1, 2016 at the Rose Monahan Hospice Home. Her loving and devoted husband of 65 years, Raymond M. Cibelli, survives her. She leaves her children and their families, Cindy and Wally Foster of Southborough; Ed […]

Cinema Under the Stars to present ‘Minions’ at Northborough Crossing

July 5th, 2016


Northborough – Cinema Under the Stars at Northborough Crossing, 9012 Shops Way, will present “Minions” from the “Despicable Me” series on Friday, July 22 from 7-9 p.m. outside in front of Wegmans. The event is free and open to the public.

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