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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Poetry Out Loud Competition- Algonquin Regional High School’s Hannah Moran

May 1st, 2016

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Northborough – Algonquin Regional High School senior Hannah Moran was one of six semifinalists in this year’s National Poetry Out Loud Competition.

Teamsters’ grant to ‘Fist Bump Kid’ benefits the Mark Fidrych Foundation

April 30th, 2016

(back, l to r) - Teamsters Local 25 Secretary-Treasurer Tom Mari, President Sean O'Brien, Ann Fidrych, Christine Fitzgerald, Local 25 Special Events Director Trish DiSilva, Bill Fitzgerald; (front) Liam Fitzgerald and Jessica Fidrych
Photo/Melissa Hurley

Northborough – Boston’s Teamsters Local 25 awarded a $10,000 grant to Northborough’s famous “Fist Bump Kid” Liam Fitzgerald during its Autism Awards Reception held April 28 at the Strega Waterfront in Boston. The grant will be donated to Liam’s charity of choice– the Mark Fidrych Foundation.

Northborough voters find ‘common’ ground in downtown proposal

April 27th, 2016

Northborough—A little more than a year after it began as an idea among a group of residents, the push to create a Town Common took a huge leap forward at the April 25 Annual Town Meeting (ATM) with voters approving nearly $500,000 in Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds to purchase and improve parcels that will be linked with existing town land to create the downtown green space.

Northborough police log, April 29 edition

April 27th, 2016

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Northborough Sunday, April 10 12:12 p.m. Coolidge Cir. Ambulance. 5:24 p.m. Church St. Scams. 7:13 p.m. Centre Dr. Fire Department assist. 7:17 p.m. Arrested, Theresa M. Smith, 45, of 6 King Arthur Rd., Shrewsbury, for marked lanes violation, OUI liquor. Monday, April 11 10:04 a.m. Lincoln St. Fire Department assist. 10:42 a.m. Patriot Dr. Fire […]

John J. Adamonis, 71, of Northborough

April 27th, 2016

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Northborough – John “Jack” J. Adamonis, 71, passed away Monday, April 25, 2016 in UMass Memorial – University Campus after a short illness. He leaves behind his brother, Robert Adamonis and wife Ellen of Northborough; his sister, Wendy VanGerven of Petersham; his nephew, Kyle VanGerven; his nieces, Jennifer Adamonis, Ashleigh Santa Maria, and Valerie VanGerven; […]

Northborough’s Nick Krause continues pursuing a life in skiing

April 27th, 2016

2013-14 U.S. Alpine Ski Team
Photo: Sarah Brunson/U.S. Ski Team

Northborough – United States Ski Team member Nick Krause has taken part in about 30 races this season, including a qualifying run for the World Cup in Austria. Originally from Northborough, Krause’s passion for skiing first developed in central Mass. when he made it onto Ski Ward’s team in Shrewsbury at the age of 7.

Summer safety workshop to be held at Northborough Senior Center

April 27th, 2016

Jean Sniffin, RN (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – Century Health Systems will hold a Summer Safety Workshop at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at the Northborough Senior Center, 119 Bearfoot Road. Learn about how to plan for a safe summer in this interactive workshop, run by Jean Sniffin, RN, community health nurse with Natick Visiting Nurse Association and Century Health Systems. […]

Claire Swan remembers Northborough’s 200th

April 27th, 2016

Claire Swan

Northborough – Longtime Northborough resident Claire Swan has been involved in many community volunteer positions and served on town boards throughout the years. That list includes being part of the 200th Northborough Ball committee in 1966.

Mediation Advantage opens second office in Northborough

April 26th, 2016

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Northborough – Mediation Advantage & the Law Office of Polly Tatum has opened a second office in Northborough to provide area residents with access to high-quality divorce mediation services close to home. Together with the firm’s main office in Worcester, the new office will offer flexible mediation services across Worcester County and throughout Massachusetts.

Northborough Crossing to celebrate Mother’s Day with herbs

April 26th, 2016

Northborough – In celebration of Mother’s Day, Northborough Crossing, 9012 Shops Way, will be giving three complimentary locally grown potted herbs to each of those presenting receipts from the shopping center’s tenants totaling $100 or more in purchases Saturday, May 7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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