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 American Legion hopes restored tank builds community

August 4th, 2017

Northborough – Gisele Giordano, the manager, function coordinator and treasurer for the Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234 in Northborough, has always kept an eye on the hall’s Cold War-era tank from her second-floor office window. Recently, however, thanks to an extensive restoration, she has also watched it gather a steady stream of visitors and invigorate the legion’s community.

The tank came to Northborough in 1995, the same year the U.S. military officially demilitarized it. In the decades that followed, the town’s harsh weather stripped parts of its paint and caused streaks of rust to drip down its sides.

Community service helps inmates paint a brighter future

August 2nd, 2017

Northborough – As soon as the school year is over, Mike Gorman, the director of facilities for Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS), starts the lengthy, involved task of cleaning and taking care of tasks and repairs to prepare the school for the next year. Mindful of tight budgets, where just about every penny is spoken for, he and his staff must pick and choose what can be done and what must wait. But thanks to the Community Service program run by Worcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis’s office, thousands of dollars of labor was recently performed, at no cost to the school, by minimum security inmates.

Northborough police log, Aug. 4 edition

August 2nd, 2017

Northborough Sunday, July 16 7:43 a.m. Crawford St. Ambulance. 1:52 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Ambulance. 4:31 p.m. Arrested, Jeffrey R. Shea, 49, of 23 Summer St., Northborough, on warrant. Monday, July 17 7:26 a.m. West Main St. Illegal dumping. 2:33 p.m. West Main St. Animal calls. 5:17 p.m. Bartlett St. Ambulance. Tuesday, July 18 8:42 a.m. […]

Northboro Area Community Chorus to hold auditions

August 1st, 2017

Northborough – The Northboro Area Community Chorus (NACC) will soon start its 46th season.  Rehearsals in preparation for its annual Christmas concert begin Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the choral room at Algonquin Regional High School, 79 Bartlett St., Northborough.

Youngsters enjoy basketball camp

July 27th, 2017

Northborough – Young basketball players have enjoyed working on their skills at a camp hosted by the Northborough Recreation Department this summer at the Robert E. Melican Middle School this summer.

Northborough police log, July 28 edition

July 26th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, July 9 1:42 a.m. Arrested, Roberto F. Dasilveira, 48, of 7 Tracy Ct., Webster, for marked lanes violation, negligent operation of motor vehicle, OUI liquor 2nd offense. 8:21 a.m. Crawford St. Keep the peace. 4:08 p.m. Otis St. Well-being check. 7:16 p.m. Shops Way. Ambulance. Monday, July 10 8:20 a.m. Tomahawk Dr. Fraud. […]

Whitney Place to host wine and beer tasting event

July 25th, 2017

Northborough- A wine and beer tasting event will take place at Whitney Place Assisted Living, 238 Main St., Northborough, Friday, Aug. 4 from 4 – 6 p.m. Enjoy treats from First Crush Winery and Cold Harbor Brewery!

Scopetski named one of America’s best real estate agents

July 23rd, 2017

Northborough – Karen Scopetski of Coldwell Banker Residential was named one of the country’s most productive sales associates as part of REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents. Scopetski is now a member of “America’s Best Real Estate Agents,” and is ranked fifth for the state of Massachusetts.

Northborough Senior Center director shares success with Board of Selectmen

July 19th, 2017

Northborough – Kelly Burke, director of the Northborough Senior Center, appeared before the Board of Selectmen at its July 17 meeting. She brought with her the Innovator of the Year Award that Northborough received, along with Hudson and Marlborough, for their joint efforts on behalf of COME 2 B Dementia Friendly from the Massachusetts Association of Councils on Aging at their annual meeting in June.

Northborough fire chief introduces newest firefighter/paramedic to selectmen

July 19th, 2017

Northborough – Northborough Fire Chief David Parenti introduced his newest hire, Joel Rosenkrantz, to the Board of Selectmen at its July 17 meeting. Rosenkrantz is replacing a firefighter/paramedic who had previously retired.

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