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 Lions Club 38th annual Golf Tournament

May 25th, 2016

Northborough – Get your foursome together and join the Northborough Lions Club for their 38th annual Golf Tournament at Juniper Hill Golf Course in Northborough Monday, June 6. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with a 9:30 a.m. shotgun format – four-person scramble or team bramble. Cost is $140 per golfer and includes carts, greens fees, continental breakfast, cocktail hour, hors d’oeuvres, reception and dinner as well as team and individual prizes. There will also be raffle prizes, a 50/50 raffle, hole in one prize, and a putting contest for a chance to win $10,000.

Northborough police log, May 27 edition

May 25th, 2016

police log

Northborough Sunday, May 8 4:00 a.m. Nelson Dr. Ambulance. 11:38 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Accident – property damage. 11:53 a.m. Pleasant St. Ambulance. 3:07 p.m. Orchard Cir. Ambulance. 3:21 p.m. Carriage Hill Rd. Accident – personal injury. Monday, May 9 4:34 a.m. Lincoln St. Dog complaint. 10:05 a.m. Main St. Scams. 10:58 a.m. Thayer St. Ambulance. […]

‘Our Founding Fashions’ to flaunt Northborough history

May 19th, 2016

N 250 Fashion show cr-2

Northborough – When Kathleen Pierce first presented the idea for an historical fashion show to her sewing circle last summer, she never thought it would become a significant Northborough Historical Society (NHS) event to celebrate Northborough’s 250th anniversary.

Eighteen months and more than 20 costumes later, the NHS is ready to present “Our Founding Fathers” fashion show Sunday, May 22, at the Northborough Historical Society.

Westborough artists to exhibit at Northborough library

May 19th, 2016

"Mill Pond" by Dave Kaphammer

Northborough – Westborough artists Janet Schwartz and Dave Kaphammer will be exhibiting their work in the Northborough Free Library’s meeting room from Wednesday, June 3 to Friday, July 1. The exhibit, “The View From Here,” is a collection of the artists’ recent works that include natural and urban landscapes from the local area. An artists’ […]

Local business leader recognized for taking a stand for seniors

May 19th, 2016

Northborough – A local business leader’s passion for serving others has earned him national recognition. Dr. Bruce Bender was named a 2016 Senior Advocate of the Year in recognition of his advocacy leadership and commitment to enhancing the lives of Massachusetts seniors.

Thomas E. Willems, 67, of Northborough

May 19th, 2016

Obit Thomas E. Willems

Northborough – Thomas E. Willems, 67, passed away Monday, May 16, 2016 at Marlborough Hospital after a long illness. He leaves behind his devoted wife of 37 years, Patricia L. (Burns) Willems; his loving children, Kristen Tietjen and her husband Michael of Northborough, Nicholas Willems of Worcester, and Heather Willems and her fiancé Craig Hartwell […]

Northborough Lions donate $2,500 to food pantry

May 19th, 2016

Northborough Lions Club present the Northborough Food Pantry with a $2,500 donation: (l to r) Lions Club member Lorna Helms, Lions Club King Lion Kate Shaw, Northborough Food Pantry Director Ann Taggart, and Lions Club Director Michael Healy. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – The Northborough Lions Club’s recent donation of $2,500 to the Northborough Food Pantry will help the pantry purchase fresh fruits, vegetables and meat, which the pantry distributes to 75 families each week.

Northborough police log, May 20 edition

May 18th, 2016

police log

Northborough Sunday, May 1 12:57 p.m. Overlook Pk. Fraud. 3:09 p.m. Ball St. Animal calls. 5:06 p.m. Greenwood Rd. Dog complaint. Monday, May 2 1:20 a.m. Sunset Dr. Ambulance. 4:51 p.m. Centre Dr. Disturbance. 5:37 p.m. Shops Way. Disturbance. 6:29 p.m. Westbrook Rd. Breaking and entering. 6:41 p.m. South St. Accident – property damage. Tuesday, […]

Zeh School celebrates Environmental Awareness Week

May 17th, 2016

Zeh School fourth-graders Juliana Oyola and Siena Sciacca at the compost bins.

Northborough – The Marion E. Zeh Elementary School celebrated its fifth annual Environmental Awareness Week April 25-29. Activities and presentations highlighted the impact people have on the environment and how small changes make a difference.

The Environmental Team is designed for third- through fifth-graders and has 65 students voluntarily participating this year. It meets twice a month and was formed to promote good citizenry as part of the school’s improvement plan.

Cornerstone Academy dedicates outdoor learning space

May 17th, 2016

Cornerstone Academy’s Director Karen McQuade welcomes families into the space.

Northborough – On May 10, Cornerstone Academy of Northborough dedicated its recently implemented Outdoor Classroom, a National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat and unique learning space. The private elementary school’s 43 students, faculty, and families gathered for a ribbon-cutting, outdoor meditation and planting ceremony.

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