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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Craftworks

February 15th, 2017

Store features artisan gifts, extensive yarn selection, fiber art classes By Nancy Brumback, Contributing Writer Business name:   Craftworks Address:  243 West Main St., Northborough Owner:  Ande Lockwood Contact information:  508-393-9435 www.craftworkscoop.com How do you describe Craftworks? “Craftworks started in 1979 as a craft cooperative, an outlet for talented artisans to sell their work year round,” […]

Karen Fellows, 64, of Northborough

February 14th, 2017

Northborough – Karen Rhodes Fellows, 64, of Northborough, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 after a long illness. Karen was born July 24, 1952 in Chicago, Ill. to Richard and Muriel Fellows of Camden, Maine. Karen grew up in Hamilton and graduated from Hamilton Wenham High School in 1970. She attended Colby College and graduated in […]

Joseph T. LaPierre, 89, of Northborough

February 13th, 2017

Northborough – Joseph T. LaPierre, 89, passed away Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 at Beaumont of Northborough after a short illness. He leaves his devoted wife of 70 years, Roberta P. (Kenward) LaPierre; his loving children, Corrie Martin and her husband Thomas of Boylston and Jody LaPierre and his wife Nancy of Shrewsbury; seven grandchildren; four […]

John R. Oslowski, 55, of Northborough

February 13th, 2017

Northborough – John R. Oslowski, 55, of Northborough, passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 in the Reservoir Center of Marlborough, surrounded by his loving family after a long illness. John leaves his father, Henry Oslowski, and step-mother, Barbara (Manzi) Oslowski, of Shrewsbury; his mother, Donna Nash and her husband Pete, of Idaho; his son, […]

Three Algonquin students participate in National Letter of Intent Day

February 11th, 2017

Northborough – Three Algonquin Regional High School student-athletes participated in National Letter of Intent Day (NLI) Feb. 1 at the school. Two Southborough athletes will be playing Division I women’s soccer for their respective schools this fall.  Meagan Stassi will be attending the University of South Carolina Upstate, in Spartanburg, S.C., while Kate Hostage will […]

Northborough police log, Feb. 10 edition

February 8th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, Jan. 22 10:17 a.m. Deacon St. Ambulance. 1:39 p.m. Oak Ave. Accident: P.D. Crawford St. Animal calls. Avalon Dr. Well-being check. Monday, Jan. 23 2:04 a.m. Emerson Rd. Ambulance. 9:36 a.m. East Main St. Dog complaint. 2:08 p.m. Jefferson Rd. Ambulance. Tuesday, Jan. 24 12:14 a.m. Indian Meadow Dr. Disturbance. 12:38 a.m. Church […]

Girl Scout troop collecting blankets for Project Linus

February 7th, 2017

Northborough – Northborough Girl Scouts Troop 11594 has a goal to collect 235 handmade, no-sew blankets by the end of February to donate to Project Linus as part of their Bronze Award project.

William A. Wiedergott, 82, of Northborough

February 7th, 2017

Northborough – William A. “Fritz” Wiedergott, 82, of Northborough and formerly of Southborough, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 at UMass Medical Center in Worcester. He was the beloved husband of Sylvia (Bloch) Wiedergott for 60 years. Born in Pennsburg, Pa., Fritz graduated from Allentown High School. Soon after, he enlisted in the Navy, serving on […]

William Hubbell, 83, of Northborough

February 2nd, 2017

Northborough – William Morse Hubbell, 83, a resident of Northborough for 55 years, died peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Marlborough Hospital Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 after a brief respiratory illness. He was predeceased by his wife of 46 years, Frances (Mongeon) Hubbell, who died in 2005. He leaves his daughter, Cynthia Rice and her […]

Northborough police log, Feb. 3 edition

February 1st, 2017

Northborough Sunday, Jan. 15 8:28 a.m. Whitney St. Ambulance. 1:34 p.m. East Main St. By-law violation. Monday, Jan. 16 9:19 a.m. Newton St. Ambulance. 11:13 a.m. Pleasant St. Larceny. 6:31 p.m. Otis St. Well-being check. 10:41 p.m. Beeman Rd. Accident: P.D. Tuesday, Jan. 17 6:18 a.m. Washburn St. Ambulance. 10:39 a.m. Lincoln St. Accident: P.D. […]

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