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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Dolores A. Weaver, 90, of Northborough

February 27th, 2017

Northborough – Dolores A. Weaver, 90, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 at Beaumont of Northborough. Her brothers, Henry, Gerald, and James, predeceased her. She was also predeceased by her close friend, Doris Davis, with whom she lived. Dolores is survived by her extended family and close friends. She was born in Bicknell, Ind., […]

Big book sale at Northborough Library March 30 – April 1

February 26th, 2017

Northborough – The Friends of the Northborough Library will hold its 2017 annual BIG BIG Book Sale Thursday to Saturday, March 30 to April 1, at the library, 34 Main St. The sales will begin at 9:30 a.m. each day; on Thursday and Friday, it will close at 5 p.m.; on Saturday, the sale will […]

Beatrice E. Stirk, 91, of Northborough

February 24th, 2017

Northborough – Beatrice E, (Moore) Stirk, 91, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 after a short stay at the Coleman House in Northborough. She was predeceased in life by her husband, Robert F. Stirk; her son, Steven P. Stirk; and her four sisters. Bea was also predeceased by Joseph and Ruth Demers of Marlborough, the […]

Sanford Russell, 86, of Northborough

February 24th, 2017

Northborough – Sanford “Sandy” Hewitt Russell passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 at UMass Memorial (University Campus) in Worcester, with his loving family by his side. He was 86. He leaves his devoted wife of 60 years, Betty (Brown) Russell; two loving sons, Hew Russell and his wife Michelle and their children, Logan and […]

Women in STEM Conference hopes to inspire middle school girls

February 24th, 2017

Northborough – The Northborough Junior Woman’s Club will be hosting its 10th Women in STEM Conference Saturday, March 25. The free event is open to girls in fifth through eighth grade and will expose them to careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math through workshops presented by dynamic women role models working in those fields.

Northborough police log, Feb. 24 edition

February 22nd, 2017

Northborough Sunday, Feb. 5 12:30 a.m. Milk Porridge Cir. Ambulance. 5:04 p.m. Green St. Fire Dept. asst. Monday, Feb. 6 5:51 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 10:07 a.m. Farmhouse Rd. Ambulance. 1:59 p.m. Washburn St. Vandalism. 4:22 p.m. Avalon Dr. Larceny. 5:37 p.m. Hudson St. Accident: P.D. Tuesday, Feb. 7 10:05 a.m. Hudson St. Ambulance. […]

Former Northborough music student now inspires young musicians

February 19th, 2017

Northborough – Music has always played an important role in Jack Corbett’s life, and now his love of music is being shared as he transitions from student to educator.

The Friends of the Northborough Library announces 2017 Library Service Award

February 19th, 2017

Northborough – The Friends of the Northborough Library, Inc., announced that the Library Service Award is to be awarded to a graduating high school senior in recognition of their outstanding service to the Northborough Library. The award amount will be determined annually, but will be a minimum of $500. The criteria for the award will […]

Two local businesses support NEF’s Chromebooks for Classrooms campaign

February 19th, 2017

Northborough – The Northborough Education Foundation (NEF) recently received two donations in the amount of $2,500 each from Northboro Chiropractic Center and Wheelhouse Wealth Advisors. The donations were earmarked for NEF’s Chromebooks for Classrooms campaign, which was kicked off in April 2016. The goal of the campaign is to provide the Northborough school district with additional devices to […]

Northborough police log, Feb. 17 edition

February 16th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, Jan. 29 1:06 a.m. Arrested, Eric Moss, 22, of 2 Lepanto St., Worcester, for OUI liquor, speeding in violation of special regulation, drink alcohol from open container in MV. 1:10 p.m. Shops Way. Vandalism. 1:32 p.m. Village Dr. Ambulance. 5:06 p.m. Jefferson Rd. Vandalism. Monday, Jan. 30 9:42 a.m. Lyman St. Well-being check. […]

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