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 Fire Department recognized at State House ceremony

March 31st, 2017

Northborough – Northborough Fire Department Captain Robert Theve received recognition from the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services and its Statewide Advisory Council at a State House celebration March 22. The award was presented to those in the state who have been instrumental in providing opportunities to individuals to be fully accepted, engaged and active participants in all aspects of community life.

Northborough selectmen approve alterations to Romaine’s restaurant

March 30th, 2017

Northborough – Richard Romaine, proprietor of Romaine’s Wood Grille & Bar located at 299 W. Main St., appeared before the Board of Selectmen at their March 27 meeting in support of his application to alter the restaurant’s premises.

Zoning bylaw changes and new energy code among proposed Town Meeting articles

March 30th, 2017

Northborough – Kathy Joubert, Northborough town planner, presented nine articles to the Board of Selectmen at the March 13 meeting, eight pertaining to zoning bylaw changes and one that pertains to the adoption of the Stretch Energy Code.

Northborough police log, March 31 edition

March 29th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, March 5 1:01 a.m. Avalon Dr. Disturbance. 3:55 p.m. Beeman Rd. Ambulance. Monday, March 6 10:56 a.m. Jefferson Rd. Ambulance. 4:19 p.m. Bay Dr. Keep the peace. 6:04 p.m. Church St. Accident: P.D. Tuesday, March 7 7:02 a.m. Arrested, Crystal A. Waters, 39, of 148 Ingleside Ave., Apt. 3, Worcester, on warrant. 4:12 […]

Patriots star shares his love of reading with Northborough kids

March 27th, 2017

By Kelly Burneson, Contributing Writer Northborough – Before he signed with the New England Patriots in 2016, Malcolm Mitchell was a star wide receiver with the University of Georgia football team. But Mitchell’s fans might be surprised that it is not football that he is most proud of, but rather, of how he has developed […]

Local student named Massachusetts National Geographic State Bee semifinalist

March 26th, 2017

Northborough/Marlborough – Nicholas Garcia, an eighth-grade student at St. Bernadette School in Northborough, has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2017 Massachusetts National Geographic State Bee. The contest will be held at The Elms College in Chicopee Friday, March 31. Nicholas is […]

Zechellos announce marriage

March 26th, 2017

Northborough – William Zechello and Kathleen Quinn, both of Northborough, were married  March 4 at the First Congregational Church in Milford. Photo/submitted

Northborough democrats to elect delegates to state convention

March 26th, 2017

Northborough – Registered democrats in Northborough will be holding a caucus at the Northborough Library Small Community Room, 34 Main St., Saturday, March 11, at 10 a.m. to elect eight delegates and three alternates to the 2017 Massachusetts Democratic Convention, where Democrats from across Massachusetts will gather to adopt a new party platform. The convention […]

Zechellos announce marriage

March 25th, 2017

Northborough – William Zechello and Kathleen Quinn, both of Northborough, were married  March 4 at the First Congregational Church in Milford.

Local Hebrew school students discover unusual Jewish recipes

March 23rd, 2017

Northborough/Westborough – The seventh grade students in Wendy Gonsenhauser’s cooking class at Westborough’s Beth Tikvah Synagogue are learning more than how to make traditional Jewish foods.

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