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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ARHS senior receives Corridor Nine scholarship

June 23rd, 2017

Northborough – Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) senior Andrew Welton was recently recognized as a scholarship recipient by the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Westborough.

Northborough police log, June 23 edition

June 21st, 2017

Northborough Sunday, June 4 12:43 a.m. Main St. Well-being check. 11:50 a.m. Emerson Rd. Fire Dept. asst. 2:57 p.m. Arrested, Jennifer L. Levesque, 54, of 8 Adelle Dr., Apt. 8, Dover, N.H., on warrant. 5:29 p.m. School St. Ambulance. Monday, June 5 1:13 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 3:28 p.m. Church St. Accident: P.D. 5:19 […]

Crocheters invited to charity event in Northborough

June 20th, 2017

Northborough – The Fishnet Crocheters of New England, a local chapter of the Crochet Guild of America (CGOA), will be participating in Craftworks’ “Beginning of Summer Party” Sunday, June 25, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Craftworks, 243 West Main St. The Fishnet Crocheters will be demonstrating various crochet stitches and techniques, sharing some […]

Northboro Junior Woman’s Club hosts meal packaging event

June 15th, 2017

Northborough – Sixty volunteers arrived at Trinity Church on the morning of May 13 with a mission to pack 10,000 meals in two hours to benefit Rise Against Hunger, a movement to end world hunger by 2030. The Northboro Junior Woman’s Club (NJWC) sponsored the meal packaging event and met their goal of packaging 10,152 meals.

Northborough native to help run Cape League Baseball games this summer

June 14th, 2017

Northborough – His lifelong love for sports still fresh, Northborough native Allen Carmody is preparing to spend his summer helping plan and run baseball games in one of the best-known collegiate baseball leagues in the country – The Cape Cod Baseball League.

Algonquin Tri-M hosts open mic fundraiser with new twists

June 14th, 2017

Northborough/Southborough – On May 11, the Algonquin Regional High School chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor Society presented 19 acts featuring vocalists and musicians in its eighth annual Open Mic Night with some new twists.

Northborough police log, June 16 edition

June 14th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, May 28 4:27 a.m. Rice Ave. Auto theft. 12:06 p.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 12:50 p.m. Pleasant St. Well-being check. 6:49 p.m. Arrested, Silvio Renato Gomes, 43, of 525 Lincoln St., Marlborough, for op MV with license suspended, speeding in violation special regulation, OUI liquor, negligent operation of motor vehicle, warrant. Monday, May […]

American Legion Color Guard honored by Northborough Rotary

June 13th, 2017

Northborough – The Rotary Club of Northborough presented its prestigious Pride in Workmanship Award to the members of the American Legion Vincent F. Picard Post 234 Color Guard June 4 in a special ceremony held prior to the Legion’s monthly meeting.

Save the dates for Applefest 2017

June 13th, 2017

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Northborough – The Northborough Applefest Committee is currently planning this year’s celebration which will take place throughout the town from Thursday, Sept. 14, through Sunday, Sept. 17. More specific details will be released throughout the summer but Michelle Gillespie, the committee chair, wants residents and visitors alike to know that […]

Northborough Fire Captain honored for ‘lifetime of support’

June 12th, 2017

Northborough – Northborough Fire Department Captain Robert Theve was once again honored for providing an opportunity for individuals with special needs to be active participants in the community. Theve was instrumental in hiring Bryce Grenier, 22, a Northborough resident with cognitive impairments, to volunteer at the Fire Department one day a week to do light […]

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