The 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.
January 16th, 2014
Northborough – Those thinking of driving while drunk in Northborough may, sooner or later, wind up in the back of a Northborough Police Department cruiser. That ride could very well be courtesy of Officer Jeremy Trefry, who made two-dozen drunk-driving arrests last year, and was recently honored for his work.
Trefry and the Northborough Police Department as a whole were honored with AAA Southern New England Traffic Safety Awards in December at a ceremony held at the Beechtree Hotel in Worcester.
AAA honored Trefry as 2013 Traffic Safety Hero of the Year, for his successful and continuing effort to educate and protect the citizens of Northborough, according to Police Chief Mark K. Leahy.
January 15th, 2014
Northborough – Aaron Hutchins has announced that he will not run for a second term this spring on the Board of Selectmen. Hutchins, who is an attorney, said in a press release that when he was elected to the board in 2011, he had “made it clear to the voters and the administration” he would [...]
January 15th, 2014
Northborough Sunday, Dec. 15 11:20 a.m. Howard St. Accident – property damage. 2:08 p.m. Lawrence St. Aggravated assault. 5:39 p.m. Green St. Animal calls. 7:29 p.m. Arrested, Stephen Edward Rist, 51, of 49 Boylston Cir., Shrewsbury, for OUI-liquor. Monday, Dec. 16 12:05 a.m. Beeman Rd. Ambulance. 8:32 a.m. Northgate Rd. Accident – property damage. 9:12 [...]
January 14th, 2014
Northborough – The Northborough Youth Soccer Association (NYSA) recently announced the Algonquin Senior Scholarship to award $750 to a graduating senior and Northborough resident. This student must be or have been a player or referee in the NYSA program. The application will include an explanation of how they have benefitted from the program. Seniors interested [...]
January 14th, 2014
By John Swinconeck, Contributing Writer Northborough – Red Sox fans got a chance Jan. 14 to get up close with the team’s 2013 Major League Baseball Commissioner’s Trophy, on display at the Northborough Senior Center in celebration of the team’s latest World Series victory. Photos/John Swinconeck
January 13th, 2014
Northborough – Louise Marie (Thyden) Bejune died peacefully Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at Beaumont of Northborough. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Richard H. Bejune, in 1988 and her son, Richard Carl Bejune, in 1949. Louise was born Sept. 2, 1921 in Worcester. She was the daughter of Carl Iver Thyden and Elvera Person [...]
January 12th, 2014
Northborough – The Rotary Club of Northborough recently raised $1,000 to purchase a shelter box, which has been sent to the Philippines to aid the victims of the devastating typhoon that struck in November. The shelter box is a complete kit, including a large tent, as well as a wide variety of survival equipment and tools [...]
January 11th, 2014
Northborough – The Boston Red Sox World Series Championship Trophy will be at the Northborough Senior Center Monday, Jan. 13 from 2:45- 4:45 p.m. Families are invited to bring their camera and have their photo taken with the trophy and celebrate the Sox 2013 World Series victory. The Senior Center is located at 119 Bearfoot [...]
January 10th, 2014
Northborough – Brittany Terra recently won a full dance scholarship in Ballet, Contemporary, Tap and Hip Hop from Dance Masters of America, New England Chapter #5 at a convention recently held in Randolph. Brittany, an eighth- grade student at the Melican Middle School, Northborough, is a 10-year dance student at Laurene Aldorisio’s Academy of Dance [...]
December 31st, 2013
Northborough – Lorraine Stucchi toots a noisemaker Dec. 30 while attending the Almost New Year’s Eve Party at the Northborough Senior Center. Guests enjoyed a special menu including fruit cup, quiche and apple crisp before they all counted down to 12 noon. Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.