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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Selectmen approve measure to have police and fire report to Town Administrator

July 22nd, 2016

Northborough – The Northborough Board of Selectmen (BOS) continued a discussion at its July 18 meeting regarding how the town’s police and fire departments report their day to day activities and performance.

Officer Joseph Galvin sworn in as lieutenant

July 21st, 2016

Lt. Joseph Galvin being sworn in by Northborough Town Clerk Andrew Dowd
Photo/Melanie Petrucci

Northborough – Police Sergeant Joseph Galvin was appointed unanimously to the post of police lieutenant by the Board of Selectmen at its July 18 meeting. Galvin replaces William Lyver who was recently appointed as Northborough’s police chief. Galvin then became acting second in command. This appointment marks his official promotion to this post.

Northborough police log, July 22 edition

July 20th, 2016

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Northborough Sunday, July 3 6:39 a.m. West Main St. Fire Department assist. 11:31 a.m. Ruth Rd. Ambulance. 11:52 a.m. Village Dr. Disturbance. 6:38 p.m. Ridge Rd. Accident – property damage. 7:38 p.m. Arrested, Toni M. Currie, 24, of 130 Beaconsfield, Worcester, on warrant. 8:30 p.m. Wilson Rd. Well-being check. 8:42 p.m. Lanthorn Rd. Disturbance. Monday, […]

Northborough girls’ soccer team competes in state tournament

July 20th, 2016

The Northborough Strong team (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – The girls’ 14 and under (14U) soccer team, named “Northborough Strong,” won the Boston Area Youth Soccer (BAYS) League in their division this spring, earning them a spot in the Massachusetts Tournament of Champions in Lancaster in June. “The 17 players trained hard, trained together and became a family,” said Coach Emily Gauvin, […]

Lisa Pulsifer, 51, of Northborough

July 19th, 2016

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Northborough – Lisa Marie (Roy) Pulsifer, 51, of Northborough, died at home with her husband by her side Sunday, July 17, 2016 after a 31-year battle with multiple sclerosis. She was the wife of William S. Pulsifer for the past 32 years. Lisa was born in Brockton, the daughter of June (Gray) Hurd of Florida […]

Achieve a healthy life with Worcester County Massage

July 19th, 2016

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Northborough – Tara Curnin, LMT is a licensed massage therapist whose path to massage stemmed from her own need for chronic pain management. She believes the road to a better life is through better health. She has been providing massage services such as Myofascial Release, Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, and Hot and Cold Stone Therapy to the Worcester county area since 2006. Curnin has practiced with local chiropractors and sports teams, including the Worcester Tornadoes and has volunteered for the pre- and post-race massage at the Boston Marathon.

ARHS graduates featured in new Pop TV docuseries

July 18th, 2016

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Northborough/Southborough – Two graduates of Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) are featured, along with the rest of their six-person a cappella group, The Hexachords, in Season 2 of the hit Pop TV docuseries, “Sing It On.” Xander Teplansky (class of 2012) and Linnea Henningson (class of 2014), were both active in the music program at ARHS and former members of Algonqapella, the high school’s a cappella group.

Rose Simonian, 91, of Northborough/Shrewsbury

July 15th, 2016


Northborough/Shrewsbury – What a lovely thing a Rose is. Rose (Kustigian) Simonian, a resident of Whitney Place in Northborough, formerly of Shrewsbury, died peacefully with her family by her side Wednesday, July 13, 2016. She was 91. Born on May 20, 1925 in Worcester she was a daughter of Armenian immigrants John and Lucy (Avakian) […]

Northborough police log, July 15 edition

July 13th, 2016

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Northborough Sunday, June 26 4:45 a.m. Eliot Rd. Ambulance. 11:41 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Accident – property damage. 3:40 p.m. Winsor Ln. Disturbance. 3:52 p.m. Boundary St. Fire Department assist. 4:58 p.m. Hudson St. Larceny. Monday, June 27 10:22 a.m. Bay Dr. Well-being check. 1:04 p.m. Lincoln St. Fire Department assist. 1:41 p.m. Main St. Fraud. […]

Mildred E. Blood, 80, of Northborough

July 12th, 2016

Northborough – Mildred E. (Knowles) Blood, 80, of Northborough, formerly a longtime Southborough resident, died Sunday, July 10, 2016 at Mass General Hospital after a very short illness. She was the wife of Edward L. Blood for over 60 years. Born in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late Cooper and Violet (Johnston) Knowles. […]

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