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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Northborough Town Meeting approves moratorium on recreational marijuana

April 26th, 2017

Northborough –Northborough’s Annual Town Meeting, held April 24 at Algonquin Regional High School, passed two zoning bylaws pertaining to recreational marijuana and duplex development respectively.

Article 52, which was relevant to a temporary moratorium on recreational marijuana sales in Northborough, passed with little discussion. Planning Board member Michelle Gillespie gave a presentation in support of this bylaw.

Northborough’s Town Meeting adopts energy code and approves construction for Town Common project

April 26th, 2017

Northborough – Northborough’s Annual Town Meeting convened Monday, April 24 at Algonquin Regional High School to act upon 55 warrant articles. Town Moderator Frederick George, Jr. oversaw the meeting, which concluded in less than four hours.

Articles involving the town’s budget, school budgets, revolving accounts, appropriations and stabilization funds all passed with virtually no discussion. Town Administrator John Coderre and School Superintendent Christine Johnson presented their budgets which were accepted.

Northborough police log, April 28 edition

April 26th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, April 9 1:36 a.m. Arrested, Brandon CJ Campbell, 27, of 633 South Main St., Centerville, on warrant. 3:32 a.m. Arrested, Osama R. Mahmoud, 19, of 3 Silas Dr., Northborough, for OUI liquor, speeding in violation special regulation, person under 21 possess liquor, possess/use false/stolen RMV document. 10:58 a.m. Macalister Dr. Trespass. 12:01 p.m. […]

Classique Medical Spa to hold open house

April 25th, 2017

Northborough – Classique Medical Spa, the office of Dr. Cynthia Poulos, will be holding an open house on Thursday, May 4, starting at 5 p.m. The event is being offered to provide an opportunity for obtaining information on plastic surgery and non-invasive aesthetic procedures. Dr. Poulos, her staff and industry representatives will be available for […]

Daniel McDonald, 59, of Northborough

April 24th, 2017

Northborough – Daniel “Danny” McDonald, 59, a long-time Northborough resident, passed away peacefully at Shrewsbury Nursing Home Saturday, April 22, 2017 with his devoted wife Donna by his side after a long battle with Lewy Body Dementia. Danny is survived by his beloved wife of 41 years, Donna (Kasierski) McDonald, and his two children, Jason […]

Northborough police log, April 21 edition

April 19th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, April 2 3:28 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 9:49 a.m. Wiles Farm Rd. Ambulance. 3:42 p.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 7:45 p.m. Madison Rd. Dog complaint. Monday, April 3 10:31 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 11:41 a.m. Hoover Rd. Fire Dept. asst. 12:39 p.m. Howard St. Accident: P.D. 2:40 p.m. Church St. Accident: […]

Northborough Easter egg hunters fill Memorial Field

April 18th, 2017

Northborough – The crowd at Memorial Field in Northborough was not there for baseball on April 8. Instead, the grounds were covered with 5,000 colorful, plastic eggs filled with candy and a few hundred eager kids during the town’s annual Easter Egg Hunt.

Northborough resident returns from 10-day mission trip to Nicaragua

April 18th, 2017

Northborough – Northborough resident and member of Trinity Church Kathie Nichols was one of 10 members of a mission team that travelled to Nicaragua for 10 days in February. A Ministry of Sharing (AMOS): Health and Hope, based in the capital of Managua, hosted the group.

Swing your partner at Northborough’s Contra Dance

April 17th, 2017

By Chelsea Dill, Contributing Writer Driving down Church Street in Northborough, you may happen to notice a small white sign advertising a dance at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church. However, it’s not your typical ballroom or country line dancing. Every third Saturday of the month, the popular contra dance is held at the Northborough […]

Young women participate in STEM conference

April 17th, 2017

By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer Northborough – About 150 girls in fifth through eighth grade attended the 10th Northboro Junior Woman’s Club STEM Conference for girls March 25 at Algonquin Regional High School. Urologic Surgeon at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Assistant Clinical Professor at Tufts Medical School Dr. Oneeka Williams was the keynote speaker. […]

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