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.
CA WEB_for advertising contact_300x90px

Home » Northborough

David F. Craft Jr., 68, of Northborough

December 1st, 2016

obit-david-craft

Northborough – David F. Craft Jr. passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 after a long illness. He was 68. He leaves his devoted wife of 32 years, Linda M. (Blackmer) Craft; his sister, Elizabeth Werkowski of Ellington, Conn.; several nieces and nephews; 11 great-nieces and great-nephews. Born and raised in Worcester, son […]

Habitat for Humanity launches project in Northborough

November 30th, 2016

(l to r) Tim Firment, Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester executive director; Rev. Valerie Schmidt, Trinity Church Pastor; Rick Leif, Northborough Planning Board chair; Bill Pantazis, Northborough Board of Selectman chair; and John Coderre, Northborough town administrator. Photo/Jane Keller Gordon

Northborough – Behind the historic facades of 33-35 and 37-39 Main St. in Northborough, four families will each begin a new chapter of their lives. Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester chapter (HFH MWGW) will convert these properties, located next to the Trinity Church, into four affordable, owner-occupied condos: a five-bedroom, three-bedroom, and two two-bedroom units.

Richard H. Burton, 74, of Northborough

November 30th, 2016

obit-richard-burton_crop

Westborough/Northborough – Richard “Dick” H. Burton passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family and friends, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. He was 74. Dick leaves his devote wife of 52 years, Patricia M. (DesLauriers) Burton; his loving children, Mark Burton and his wife Lori of Berlin, Selene Melanson and Christopher St. George of […]

Northborough police log, Dec. 2 edition

November 30th, 2016

police log

Northborough Sunday, Nov. 13 12:59 a.m. Avalon Dr. Disturbance. 12:38 p.m. Main St. Fraud. 3:26 p.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 6:02 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Accident: P.I. Monday, Nov. 14 12:43 p.m. Jefferson Rd. Vandalism. 1:24 p.m. Warren Dr. Well-being check. 3:21 p.m. Hudson St. Disturbance. 7:08 p.m. Church St. Fire Dept. asst. 8:35 p.m. Washburn […]

Richard Alliegro, of Northborough

November 28th, 2016

obit-richard-alliegro_crop

Northborough – Richard Alan Alliegro passed away Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016. Dick was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was raised on long island by Emilia (Vitale) and J. George Alliegro and graduated from Malverne High School. He attended Kenyon College in Ohio and earned a Master’s degree in Ceramic Engineering from Alfred University. While in […]

Town honored with seventh consecutive budget award

November 27th, 2016

(l to r) Kim Foster, assistant town administrator; John Coderre, town administrator; William Pantazis, chair, Board of Selectmen; June Hubbard-Ward, finance director; and Jason Little, town accountant.

Northborough – Town Administrator John Coderre presented a plaque to the Board of Selectmen at its Nov. 14 meeting honoring its seventh consecutive award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). The GFOA is a nonprofit professional organization throughout North America. This is the highest award offered in public budgeting and Northborough was one of a handful in the commonwealth to receive this honor.

Northborough officials discuss tax classification

November 27th, 2016

Northborough – At the Nov. 14 Board of Selectmen’s meeting, Town Administrator John Coderre gave a presentation regarding the classification and valuation of property in relation to a single tax rate versus a split tax rate for commercial and residential property owners. The presentation was followed by a public hearing, required by law, before the board of selectmen voted to establish the tax rate and locking in the budget for Fiscal Year 2017.

‘Joy of Card Making Class’ to be held in Northborough and Westborough

November 24th, 2016

Northborough/Westborough – Elderwood Home Care will present two classes on “The Joy of Card Making,” in which participants will craft their own handmade cards for any occasion. Whether you are an avid crafter or not, everyone can do this activity and create some beautiful and useful cards for friends and family. The first class will […]

Sewing group donates 100 dolls to girls through holiday project

November 24th, 2016

Members of the Dolls and More group of the American Sewing Guild, Boston chapter. Photos/submitted

Northborough – A small group of members from the Boston chapter of the American Sewing Guild (ASG) have been making holiday dreams come true for young girls for the past six years. The mission of the 16 women is to donate 100 dolls each year to community groups and charities, which work with young girls who live in shelters or are in crisis.

Northborough police log, Nov. 25 edition

November 23rd, 2016

police log

Northborough Sunday, Nov. 6 8:20 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 10:08 a.m. Reservoir St. Dog complaint. 3:34 p.m. West St. Fire Dept. asst. 8:04 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Larceny. Monday, Nov. 7 2:12 a.m. Arrested, Sergio O. Gonzalez, 23, of 35 McGee Ave., Marlborough, for marked lanes violation, OUI liquor 2nd offense, drink alcohol from open […]

Recently Commented

  • Jeret: I am going to miss that hospital :( One of the last remaining old asylums. Now gonna become a generic bunch of...
  • lisa.geller@yahoo.com: thought you would enjoy
  • DPS Anand: WJKKWJKF: I am from Norwalk, CT – Please provide your early morning program for today – like...
  • David: In Dreams… rest in peace Rose.
  • Greg: rest in peace, reed. i’m proud to have known you, to have run, and to have stood by your side. both you...