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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Peaslee students selected for all-state chorus

April 11th, 2014

(l to r) Ally Cashin, Michaela Berk, and Kerri Walsh, with their music teacher, Katrina Whalen, show off their special t-shirts they wore as part of the All-State Treble Chorus . Missing from photo is student Colleen Mulligan. (Photo/Nance Ebert)

Northborough – Four girls from the Marguerite E. Peaslee School recently traveled to Boston to sing in the first ever All-State Treble Chorus. From the 600 students that auditioned, the girls were part of the final 200 that were selected to participate in the chorus.

Northborough police log, April 11 edition

April 9th, 2014

police log

Northborough Sunday, March 23 5:18 a.m. West Main St. Assisted Fire Department. 9:59 a.m. Otis St. Ambulance. 12:59 p.m. Cedar Hill Rd. Dog complaint. 3:35 p.m. East Main St. Larceny. Monday, March 24 8:14 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Accident – personal injury. 9:01 a.m. Belmont St./Route 9. Accident – property damage. 10:50 a.m. Shops Way. Assisted [...]

Anna M. Kane, 89, of Northborough

April 8th, 2014


Northborough – Anna “Millie” M. Kane, died peacefully Monday, April 7, 2014 in Life Care Center of Attleboro. She was 89. Her husband, Paul F. Kane Sr., died in 2003. Millie leaves behind her sons, Paul Kane of Northborough and Alan Kane and his wife Debbie of Attleboro; her grandchildren, Alan, Brian, and Allison; and [...]

Northborough Scout honored for earning Eagle rank

April 7th, 2014

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Northborough – Andrew G. Petlock of Troop 101 Northborough was honored for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout at a special Court of Honor ceremony held at Trinity Church last fall. The rank of Eagle is the highest rank that a Boy Scout may achieve, and is earned by only about five percent of all [...]

John R. Davis, 91

April 4th, 2014

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Northborough – John R. Davis, 91, died peacefully Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Beaumont of Northborough. He leaves his loving wife of 67 years, Eileen D. (Cook) Davis; his children, Richard Davis and his wife Kathryn of Northborough and Robert Davis and his wife Maryanne of West Yarmouth; his grandchildren, Brian, Michael, James and wife [...]

Boston Marathon Profile – Ron Lipka

April 2nd, 2014


By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Ron Lipka, 36, from Northborough and running his 12th marathon How many marathons have you run? How many times have you run Boston? I’ve run 11 marathons, and this is my third Boston Marathon. If you ran Boston last year, what was your experience with what happened? Last year I had [...]

Northborough students showcase creativity in state tournament

April 2nd, 2014

Northborough students from the Robert E. Melican Middle School and Advanced Math & Science Academy present their original project at the Destination ImagiNation Regional Tournament March 23. (Photos/submitted)

Northborough – Two teams from Northborough advanced to the state finals in the Destination ImagiNation (DI) Tournament, a creative problem-solving competition for youth, at the regional tournament held March 22 and 23. Marion E. Zeh School students Lauren Dennis, Sabrina Ferro, Sarah Cassidy and Shrutika Kumar won first place in the elementary school category. In addition, [...]

Boston Marathon Profile – Jim Kane

April 2nd, 2014

Jim Kane

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Region – Jim Kane of Northborough, 41, is running his second Boston marathon and 15th marathon overall. How many marathons have you run?  How many times have you run Boston? I’ve run 14 marathons – Hyannis, Providence, Keane (NH), New Orleans, Dallas, Baltimore, Burlington (VT), New York City, Boston, Chicago, [...]

Boston Marathon Profile – Kristen McIsaac

April 2nd, 2014


Kristen McIsaac, 51, Northborough, running her eleventh marathon

How many marathons have you run? How many times have you run Boston?

Running Boston this year will be my 11th Marathon. I ran Boston in 2002 as a bandit; 2013 as an official runner and will run again this April.

Northborough police log, April 4 edition

April 2nd, 2014

police log

Northborough Sunday, March 16 11:49 a.m. Belmont St./Route 9. Accident – property damage. 1:23 p.m. School St. Ambulance. 3:39 p.m. Hudson St. Family offense. 4:20 p.m. Brewer St. Annoying calls. 9:15 p.m. Valentine Rd. Dog complaint. Monday, March 17 8:02 a.m. Hudson St. Ambulance. 12:28 p.m. Autumn Ln. Fraud. 6:23 p.m. Sunset Dr. Ambulance. 6:58 [...]

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