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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Aubrey Greenwald Jr., 88, of Northborough

November 27th, 2015

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Northborough – Aubrey “Aub” Greenwald Jr., 88, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015 in Shrewsbury Nursing Home after a period of declining health. His wife, Helena “Nini” G. (Roche) Greenwald, died in 1995. He leaves his three sons, Aubrey Greenwald III and wife Debra of Northborough, Neil Greenwald and wife Lisa of Boylston, and Martin […]

Algonquin tops Westborough in annual Thanksgiving game

November 26th, 2015

Algonquin’s Billy Polymeros (#3) fights his way into the end zone for a touchdown in the first quarter.

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks football team defeated the Westborough High School Rangers by a score of 41-0 in their annual Thanksgiving Day meet up. This year’s edition of the game was played at Algonquin Regional.

Friends of Families in Transition to host holiday parties

November 26th, 2015

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Northborough – During the holiday season, Friends of Families in Transition (FFIT) strives to maintain a sense of normalcy for the more than 140 families and 320 children living in transition by hosting holiday parties complete with dinner, crafts, a visit from Santa Claus and presents.

Christopher Buzzell is newest member of Northborough Police Department

November 25th, 2015

Northborough – The Board of Selectmen Nov. 23 confirmed the appointment of Christopher Buzzell as the town’s newest police officer.

Buzzell is a 2010 graduate of Algonquin Regional High School and a 2014 graduate of Westfield State University, where he studied criminal justice.

Tax bills rise along with home values in Northborough

November 25th, 2015

Northborough—Rising home values will help boost the average residential tax bills by $365 this year, one of the larger increases of the past decade as the town’s rate of commercial growth slows and taxpayers make the first payments on the Lincoln Street School project.

Be a Santa to a Senior Program begins Nov. 30

November 24th, 2015

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Northborough – Pick up a tag and make a senior citizen’s holiday a little bit brighter. Northborough based Home Instead Senior Care is once again teaming up with Central One Federal Credit Union for its Be a Santa to a Senior program. The community is invited to participate to make it a success.

Monavar Hakim, 90, of Northborough

November 23rd, 2015

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Northborough – Monavar (Bozourgizadeh) Hakim, born Feb. 27, 1925 in Eshgh-Abad, USSR, passed away Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at the age of 90, in Shrewsbury Nursing Home after a period of declining health. She was predeceased by her husband of 28 years, Dr. Khalil Hakim (1972). Mrs Hakim leaves behind her two siblings Farhad Bozourgizadeh […]

Annual interfaith Thanksgiving service to be held in Northborough

November 20th, 2015

Northborough – The Northborough Interfaith Clergy Association’s (NICA) annual Thanksgiving Service will be held Tuesday, Nov. 24, from 7– 8 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church, 244 W. Main St., Northborough. The preacher will be Rev. Valeria Schmidt from Trinity Church. Ministers and musicians from all NICA congregations will lead the service. The service […]

Shrewsbury woman seeks CPA funds to help with White Cliffs purchase

November 19th, 2015

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By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Northborough – For the last year, residents and other admirers of White Cliffs, the historic property at 167 Main St., have been hopeful that someone would come forth and buy the property, saving it from possible demolition. A Shrewsbury woman, Melissa Pride-Fahs, has announced her intention to do just that. […]

Algonquin girls’ soccer advances to state finals

November 18th, 2015

Algonquin’s Mackenzie Smith (second from right) celebrates with teammates after scoring the game winning goal.

Westfield – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks girls’ soccer team defeated the Minnechaug Regional High School Falcons by a score of 2-1 in the Division 1 State semi-finals. The game was played Nov. 17 at Westfield State University.

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