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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Race honors legacy of local business owner

September 22nd, 2016

Mary Beth Benison
Photo/Cathleen Trainor

Northborough – Local residents may remember Mary Beth Benison as the original owner of CocoBeni Confections, but many may not know how courageous, caring, and inspiring she was as well. After 15 years of health challenges and being diagnosed in 2014 with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and mesothelioma, two terminal illnesses, she passed away on May 3, 2015. Earlier this year, her youngest sister Katie Benison-Camell helped to establish The Mary Beth Benison Foundation, a nonprofit organization to continue Benison’s legacy of kindness, love and compassion.

Sean N. Chapdelaine, 43, of Northborough

September 21st, 2016

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Northborough – Sean N. Chapdelaine, a lifelong resident of Northborough, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 at his home. He was 43. Among his survivors, he leaves his daughter, Tatum Rose Chapdelaine of Shrewsbury; his mother, Karen E. Chapdelaine and step-father William Spring of Northborough; one sister, Michelle Healy of West Boylston; two step-brothers, […]

Northborough police log, Sept. 23 edition

September 21st, 2016

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Northborough Sunday, Sept. 4 6:33 a.m. Wiles Farm Rd. Ambulance. 3:24 p.m. South St. Accident – P.D. 4:55 p.m. Rice Ave. Well-being check. 11:23 p.m. Village Dr. Dog complaint. 11:37 p.m. Patty Ln. Disturbance. Monday, Sept. 5 4:34 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 9:54 a.m. Chestnut Hill Rd. Fire Department assist. 10:14 a.m. Whitney St. […]

Barresi joins staff of Flaherty Physical Therapy

September 20th, 2016

Barresi joins staff of Flaherty Physical Therapy

Northborough celebrates Applefest 2016

September 20th, 2016

Drummers from the William Diamond Junior Fife and Drum Corps march in the parade.
Photo/Jeff Slovin

Northborough – Residents and guests attended a number of events Sept. 15-18 as the town celebrated Applefest 2016.

This year’s festivities also tied into Northborough’s 250th anniversary celebration.

Northborough’s 250th Committee to host finale dinner dance

September 20th, 2016

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Northborough – Northborough’s year-long 250th anniversary celebration is coming to a close.  A finale dinner dance will be held Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Double Tree by Hilton, 5400 Computer Drive, Westborough from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Tickets can be purchased on line through the Northborough Recreation Department at www.northboroughrecreation.com.  The cost is $50 […]

‘Ghosts in the Graveyard’ to be presented in Northborough

September 20th, 2016

The Northborough 250th Committee and the Northborough Historical Society will present “Ghosts in the Graveyard” Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Howard Street Cemetery from 7-9 p.m.

Applefest Street Fair and parade to be held Sunday, Sept. 18

September 17th, 2016

The Rotary Club of Northborough will host the popular Street Fair on Sunday, Sept. 18. Photo/submitted

Northborough – The town-wide 2016 Applefest Celebration will culminate tomorrow, Sunday, Sept 18.

Northborough drive donates over 100 backpacks

September 15th, 2016

Northborough – Northborough Helping Hands Association, Inc. (NHHA) recently donated over 100 backpacks to students in need attending Northborough Public Schools. Students received a new backpack as well as school supplies needed to start their new school year. The drive’s success is attributed to the outstanding community support the effort receives each year. The following […]

Runners wanted for 5K Red Dress Run

September 15th, 2016

Participants in the sixth annual Red Dress Run in Worcester. (File/photo)

Northborough – The Northboro Hash House Harriers running club invites all runners and walkers over 21 to participate in the sixth annual Red Dress Run Saturday, Sept. 24, at 2 p.m. The run begins at The Texas BBQ Company, 309 Main St., in Northborough. Registration is $20, plus pay-as-you-go stops, and includes a 5K run and tickets for beer or […]

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