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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Local couple celebrates 75th wedding anniversary

August 13th, 2014

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Hudson/Northborough – In a day and age where nearly half of marriages in the U.S. end in divorce, a local couple have truly been the exception to that statistic. This year, on Aug. 5, Walter and Phyllis Munyon celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary.

The couple was married in St. Luke’s Church in Hudson in 1939 just before the United States became involved in WWII. In 1941 they moved from Hudson to Berlin.

Former Northborough resident develops innovative pet product

August 10th, 2014

CleverPet co-founders Dan Knudsen (right) from Northborough and Leo Trottier. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – A former Northborough resident is part of a team that has developed an interactive game system to keep pets entertained while their owners are away. Dan Knudsen, a 2002 graduate of Algonquin Regional High School, is a co-founder of CleverPet, a smart WiFi-connected game console for dogs.

Northborough grandmother goes ‘over the edge’ for Special Olympics

August 7th, 2014

Sara MacLean waves as she rappels down the side of the Hyatt Regency in Boston. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – As a licensed pilot, Sara MacLean flies her family’s Cesna 182 single-engine airplane several times a week out of Worcester. Heights don’t bother her. The mother of three children and grandmother of five, she is the director of student services for the company

Willy’s Kitty Angels Rescue helps strays find new home

August 6th, 2014

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Northborough – MaryEllen Richards, director of Willy’s Kitty Angels Rescue, is on a mission: to help one stray cat at a time. For her and her team of volunteers, there are not enough hours in the day to accomplish all that they are trying to do.

In 2007, Richards was living in the Dudley/Webster area and took on the task of trapping, neutering and releasing cats that she would find left behind. She would also take some of these felines to the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society in Springfield for their free feral Sunday clinics.

Northborough police log, Aug. 8 edition

August 6th, 2014

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Northborough Sunday, July 20 2:50 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 1:54 p.m. Main St. Disturbance. 7:58 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Ambulance. 9:25 p.m. Whitney St. Dog complaint. 11:41 p.m. Arrested, Carla Santos DeOliveira, 46, of 28 East Main St., Apt. 2, Northborough, for A&B (domestic). Monday, July 21 7:20 a.m. Village Dr. Ambulance. 10:19 a.m. Arrested, [...]

Raymond F. Dumas, 91, of Northborough

August 5th, 2014

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Northborough – Raymond F. Dumas, 91, passed away Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus in Worcester after a short illness. His devoted wife of 68 years, Ruth T. (Latham) Dumas, died June 16 of this year. Ray leaves behind his loving children, Darlene Santora and her husband Paul of [...]

Students learn the art of investigation at St. Bernadette School’s summer program

July 31st, 2014

Using techniques learned from police, students investigate the art gallery “theft.”

Northborough – Students in St. Bernadette School’s summer academic program are enjoying unique classes such as “Sleuthing Art,” “Excellent Experiments,” and “STEM + Art = STEAM.” In “Sleuthing Art,” students created a gallery of beautiful paintings and drawings. Once the artwork was hung, a “theft” occurred and the children had to use forensic science to [...]

Northborough police log, Aug. 1 edition

July 30th, 2014

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Northborough Sunday, July 13 12:13 a.m. Collins Rd. Dog complaint. 6:32 a.m. Arrested, Keith H. Hosmer, 46, of 4 Randall Rd., Berlin, for A&B (domestic). 7:17 a.m. Crestwood Dr. Animal calls. 1:18 p.m. Indian Meadow Dr. Assisted Fire Department. 7:00 p.m. Crawford St. Disturbance. Monday, July 14 10:32 a.m. Crawford St. Family offense. 12:21 p.m. [...]

Beatles tribute band heats up Northborough summer concert series

July 29th, 2014

Beatles for Sale perform as a part of the Northborough Community Affairs Committee’s summer concert series.

Northborough – The Northborough Community Affairs Committee (CAC) held their second summer concert of the summer July 24 at Ellsworth McAfee Park. Members of the Northborough community set up chairs and blankets to watch the concert. Beatles for Sale, an award winning Beatles tribute band, provided the musical entertainment for the evening. Their renditions of [...]

Northborough police log, July 25 edition

July 24th, 2014

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Northborough Sunday, July 6 1:19 a.m. Crawford St. Family offense. 12:11 p.m. Church St. Keep the peace. 6:55 p.m. Arrested, Michael Harrison Bure, 43, of 14 Hudson St., Northborough, on warrant. 8:00 p.m. Oak Ave. Ambulance. 10:01 p.m. Meadow Rd. Breaking and entering. Monday, July 7 1:02 a.m. Avalon Dr. Disturbance. Tuesday, July 8 2:17 [...]

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