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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Bourque will serve as Applefest grand marshal

August 22nd, 2017

Northborough – Some Northborough residents like to refer to resident Gerard “Gerry” Bourque as the most patriotic man they have had the pleasure of knowing. And, if you ever have the opportunity to meet him and hear his many stories, you just may agree! In 1953, when Gerard Bourque chose to enlist in the US Army, he knew he was making a big decision. However, he probably did not realize his commitment of serving would still be occurring today at the age of 84.

Northborough graduate to attend Ringling College of Art              

August 17th, 2017

Northborough/Southborough – Antonio Montilla is a recent graduate from the class of 2017 at Algonquin Regional High School. He demonstrated a great ability with creating illustrated drawings in school and then began branching out his skills into digital art during his junior year. Montilla’s artistic achievements in Algonquin have afforded him the opportunity to attend Ringling College of Art and Design in Florida where he will study computer animation.

Scrubs With Style opens in Northborough

August 17th, 2017

Northborough – Jackie Taylor, owner of Scrubs With Style, is celebrating the grand opening of her brand new store with a week of specials, giveaways, raffles and more from Wednesday, Aug. 23 to Wednesday, Aug. 30.  Be the first to get a sneak peek at some upcoming fashions and accessories at the Thursday, Aug. 23 […]

Northborough police log, Aug. 18 edition

August 16th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, July 30 2:55 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Larceny. 4:01 p.m. Belmont St./Route 9. Vandalism. 7:14 p.m. Allison Rd. Disturbance. 8:51 p.m. Green St. Disturbance. Monday, July 31 1:56 p.m. Winn Ter. Fire Dept. asst. 2:14 p.m. Mayflower Rd. Ambulance. 5:43 p.m. Newton St. Keep the peace. 6:43 p.m. West Main St. Illegal dumping. Tuesday, […]

Splashing around

August 11th, 2017

Northborough – On a hot summer day, the Northboro Splash Pad offers a welcome respite.

Northborough police log, Aug. 11 edition

August 9th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, July 23 8:59 a.m. Pinehaven Dr. Ambulance. 1:10 p.m. Ball St. Assault. 1:33 p.m. Hudson St. Larceny. 4:15 p.m. Winter St. Vandalism. 6:26 p.m. Main St. Disturbance. 9:01 p.m. Maple St. Disturbance. Monday, July 24 5:24 a.m. Lawrence St. Fire Dept. asst. 3:09 p.m. Shops Way. Ambulance. 4:39 p.m. Shops Way. Larceny. 9:31 […]

Group identifies need for a later school start time for Northborough-Southborough teens

August 8th, 2017

Northborough/Southborough – The feasibility of implementing a later start time for middle and high school has been the topic of discussion in Northborough-Southborough since 2014. Start School Later-MA (SSL-MA) Chapter Leader Mary Hamaker and the Start School Later Northborough-Southborough, MA Chapter Leader Michelle Brownlee are optimistic that the discussion will continue this year and changes be made for the 2018-2019 academic year.

One killed in Northborough car crash

August 5th, 2017

Northborough – The Northborough Police Department released this statement today: At approximate1y 1312 hours officers from the Northborough Police Department responded to a serious motor vehicle crash in the area of 191 Main Street (Route 20, in front of Chet’s Diner.) The occupants of both vehicles were transported to UMass University Campus in Worcester. One […]

Northborough native performs with two bluegrass bands

August 5th, 2017

Northborough/Shrewsbury – Although Northborough native and former Shrewsbury resident John Tibert recently moved to Worcester, he still spends plenty of time and energy in his hometown. He works in Northborough at Gray’s Carpet Center, a family business founded by his grandfather in 1943. Additionally, he finds time to sing and play mandolin with two bluegrass bands: Local Freight and Southern Rail.

NEF announces third annual Applefest Gala

August 5th, 2017

Northborough – The Northborough Education Foundation (NEF) will hold the third annual Applefest Gala, “Cocktails and Dancing Under the Stars,” at Juniper Hills Golf Course Pavilion Friday, Sept. 15, from 7:30 pm – 11:30 p.m. The gala is part of Northborough’s annual Applefest weekend which is scheduled for Sept. 14-17.

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