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.
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Northborough residents rally ‘for sensible gun laws’

October 15th, 2017

Northborough – Nearly 40 residents gathered in Northborough Oct. 14 at the site of the future Town Common to show their support for the existing Mass. assault weapons ban. The rally came nine days after many of the participants attended a talk by U.S. Rep. James McGovern (D – MA 2) at the Northborough Library as part of an event organized by the political advocacy group, Indivisible Boroughs.

A White Cliff hanger

October 12th, 2017

Northborough – Now that the long, arduous process of purchasing White Cliffs is complete, the town’s residents are asking “What’s next?” for the historic manse.

Kenneth J. Torok, 78, of Northborough

October 12th, 2017

Northborough – Kenneth J. Torok, 78, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 after a period of declining health, his loving wife Dorothy A. (Nelson), by his side. Ken was born in Woodbridge, N.J., the son to the late Joseph and Esther (Nagy) Torok. Ken earned both a BS and MS in Engineering […]

Rally against sale of assault weapons to be held in Northborough

October 12th, 2017

Northborough – A rally will be held Sat., Oct. 14 by citizens who are urging support for  “upholding Massachusetts’ law prohibiting sale of assault weapons.” The rally will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Main Street, next to the site of future Northborough Town Commons, located at the grassy area next to […]

Central One sponsors Mary Beth Benison Foundation 5K Road Race and Kids Fun Run

October 11th, 2017

Sunday, Oct. 15, at the DCR Quinsigamond State Park, Worcester Shrewsbury –   When Mary Beth Benison, a resident of Northborough, passed away two years  ago at age 53, her obituary noted that “her 16-year battle with at least four diseases, including a brain tumor, breast cancer, Mesothelioma, and finally Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, commonly referred to […]

Runners wanted for Red Dress 5K Run

October 11th, 2017

Northborough – The Northboro Hash House Harriers Running Club is inviting runners and walkers of both sexes to participate in the seventh annual Red Dress Run Saturday, Oct. 21, at 12:30 p.m.

Northborough police log, Oct. 13 edition

October 11th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, Sept. 24 6:24 p.m. South St. Accident: P.D. 8:46 p.m. Reservoir St. Disturbance. 9:08 p.m. Rice Ave. Disturbance. 9:26 p.m. Belmont St./Route 9. Larceny. Monday, Sept. 25 12:28 a.m. Adams Rd. Fire Dept. asst. 9:34 p.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 12:23 p.m. Crawford St. Well-being check. 9:11 p.m. Rutland Rd. Ambulance. Tuesday, Sept. […]

Kentucky based band to headline church concert

October 10th, 2017

Northborough –Zack Shelton and the Kentucky based band 64 to Grayson will make you want to stomp your boots at their concert sponsored by Northboro Church of Christ. The event will be held on Friday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. at 456 West Main St., Northborough and is open to the public.

Shelton and band members Craig Cunningham and Tiffany Baker started the band in their junior year of college and have been touring as 64 to Grayson full time since graduation in May 2013. The band’s name is associated to the route to college – interstate 64 to Grayson, Kentucky.

T-Hawk nation welcomes new principal 

October 10th, 2017

Northborough/Southborough – Sara Pragluski Walsh, Ed.D., feels fortunate to wake up every morning and to go to work in a field that she truly loves. Walsh is the new principal of Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) and has been learning all about T-Hawk nation since she officially started July 1.

The Northborough Education Foundation awards over $36,000 in school grants

October 10th, 2017

Northborough – The Northborough Education Foundation (NEF) awarded $36,075 in funds to 18 grant recipients during a ceremony held at the Northborough Free Library Sept. 15.

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