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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Northborough police log, Oct. 7 edition

October 5th, 2016

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Northborough Sunday, Sept. 18 12:51 a.m. Pleasant St. Assault. 9:23 a.m. Shops Way. Ambulance. 11:48 a.m. Lincoln St. Fire Dept. assist. 5:38 p.m. Main St. Fire Dept. assist. Monday, Sept. 19 4:50 a.m. Main St. Ambulance. 10:36 a.m. Brigham St. Ambulance. 12:28 p.m. West Main St. Accident: P.D. 3:41 p.m. Church St. Accident: P.D. 7:25 […]

Northborough selectmen approve new restaurant licenses

September 30th, 2016

A Common Victualler License was granted to Patrick Guay, who will open Mooyah, at 10010A Shops Way. The restaurant, Guay told the board, will be a “better burger-type model” that will serve a healthier version of traditional fast foods. The Northborough store will be the first franchise in Massachusetts.

Winter gear drive begins in Northborough

September 28th, 2016

Northborough – Northborough Helping Hands Association, Inc., (NHHA) will be collecting new and gently used winter coats, snow pants and boots through early November to benefit Northborough families in need. Collection bins will be located at Lincoln Street School, Marguerite E. Peaslee School, Fannie E. Proctor School, Marion E. Zeh School, and Melican Middle School; […]

Northborough police log, Sept. 30 edition

September 28th, 2016

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Northborough Sunday, Sept. 11 1:31 a.m. Maple St. Disturbance. 2:00 a.m. Pleasant St. Disturbance. 2:22 a.m. Arrested, Holly E. Redding, 25, of 119 Church St., Northborough, for marked lanes violation, operating MV with license suspended for OUI. 11:05 a.m. Jethro Peters Ln. Dog complaint. 2:05 p.m. Arrested, Julie Ann Slatkavitz, 30, of Lawrence St., Northborough, […]

Basketball courts upgraded throughout Northborough

September 28th, 2016


Northborough – The Northboro Youth Basketball Association (NYBA) recently upgraded the basketball backboards and rims at Ellsworth-McAfee Park in partnership with the town Recreation Department and Department of Public Works. NYBA hosts a kids’ summer skills development program at the park and other outdoor courts. Over the past three years, the NYBA has worked with the […]

Oil tank must be removed before town purchases White Cliffs

September 27th, 2016

Northborough – The town’s purchase of White Cliffs was due to happen by the end of September but has been delayed until at least mid-October, due the discovery of an underground oil tank on the property.

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


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

police log

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

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