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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Spring Classic basketball tournament benefits Coaching4Change

June 2nd, 2016


Northborough – Ninety-two basketball players competed in the fourth annual 135 Spring Classic tournament May 29 at the Ellsworth-McAfee Park.

Teams of three players each competed in this year’s tournament and raised more than $1,200 for Coaching4Change, an organization whose mission is to teach high school students to become leaders by providing them opportunities to coach afterschool youth sports programs and organizing school-wide athletics tournaments. Coaching4Change provides a network of college mentors, teachers and parents to the students, creating a support system enabling them to experience successes both in the classroom and through coaching.

Jessie E. Brown, 91, formerly of North Scituate, R.I. and Northborough

June 2nd, 2016

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Milford – Jessie E. Brown, 91, formerly of North Scituate, R.I. and Northborough, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016 at Whitcomb House Assisted Living in Milford, where she had been a resident for four years. Jessie was born in Providence, R.I. on April 12, 1924, one of five children of Robert M. and Elizabeth A. Baillie. […]

Northborough free concert series kicks off June 30

June 2nd, 2016

Northborough residents, Rachel Rudsit and her dad, John Rudsit at last year's Beatles for Sale concert. 
Photo/Debra Roberts

Northborough – The Northborough Community Affairs Committee announced the return of their free Summer Concert Series for 2016. All concerts will be held on Thursdays at Ellsworth-McAfee Park (Route 135) in Northborough from 6 – 8 p.m. New this year, there will be Food Truck Nights July 28 and Aug. 11.

Northborough police log, June 3 edition

June 1st, 2016

police log

Northborough Sunday, May 15 12:46 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Disturbance. 7:38 a.m. Washburn St. Ambulance. 10:33 a.m. Hudson St. Fire Department assist. 12:31 p.m. West Main St. Accident – property damage. 4:20 p.m. Avalon Dr. Disturbance. 5:41 p.m. Jefferson Rd. Vandalism. Monday, May 16 8:01 a.m. Lincoln St. Vandalism. 9:13 a.m. Arrested, Jonathan A. Pinto, 18, […]

Organizers hope eighth annual Classic Car Show is biggest yet

May 31st, 2016

One of the classic cars in last year’s show. (Photo/Courtesy of Daniel Fiske)

Northborough – As part of Northborough’s 250th anniversary celebration, during the town’s annual Applefest Sept. 15-18, the eighth annual Classic Car Show & Cruise will be held Sunday, Sept. 18.

Northborough pays tribute to fallen veterans

May 31st, 2016

Harvey Chapdelaine, a U.S. Army veteran in World War II, lays a wreath at the World War II – Korean War – Vietnam War Memorial, assisted by Bruce Goldsmith of American Legion Vincent F. Picard Post 234.

Northborough – Inclement weather May 30 cleared in time for Northborough residents and visitors to pay tribute to fallen veterans with the town’s annual Memorial Day parade. Stops were made at four monuments along the parade route.

Flaherty Physical Therapy now open in Northborough

May 31st, 2016

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Northborough – Flaherty Physical Therapy recently celebrated an open house at its new 411 West Main St., #3 location. Many members of the community came out in support of the new Northborough Local First business. Guests enjoyed food and drinks and free chair and table massages.

Richard J. Winning, 72, of Northborough

May 27th, 2016

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Northborough – Richard J. Winning, 72, passed away peacefully at home, with his loving family by his side, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. He leaves his devoted wife of 47 years, Judith M. (Stone) Winning; his children, Amy Winning of Arlington and Scott Winning and his wife Carissa of Norway, Maine; three grandchildren, Seamus Winning, Emma […]

Northborough Lions Club 38th annual Golf Tournament

May 25th, 2016

Northborough – Get your foursome together and join the Northborough Lions Club for their 38th annual Golf Tournament at Juniper Hill Golf Course in Northborough Monday, June 6. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with a 9:30 a.m. shotgun format – four-person scramble or team bramble. Cost is $140 per golfer and includes carts, greens fees, continental breakfast, cocktail hour, hors d’oeuvres, reception and dinner as well as team and individual prizes. There will also be raffle prizes, a 50/50 raffle, hole in one prize, and a putting contest for a chance to win $10,000.

Northborough police log, May 27 edition

May 25th, 2016

police log

Northborough Sunday, May 8 4:00 a.m. Nelson Dr. Ambulance. 11:38 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Accident – property damage. 11:53 a.m. Pleasant St. Ambulance. 3:07 p.m. Orchard Cir. Ambulance. 3:21 p.m. Carriage Hill Rd. Accident – personal injury. Monday, May 9 4:34 a.m. Lincoln St. Dog complaint. 10:05 a.m. Main St. Scams. 10:58 a.m. Thayer St. Ambulance. […]

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