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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William Hubbell, 83, of Northborough

February 2nd, 2017

Northborough – William Morse Hubbell, 83, a resident of Northborough for 55 years, died peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Marlborough Hospital Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 after a brief respiratory illness. He was predeceased by his wife of 46 years, Frances (Mongeon) Hubbell, who died in 2005. He leaves his daughter, Cynthia Rice and her […]

Northborough police log, Feb. 3 edition

February 1st, 2017

Northborough Sunday, Jan. 15 8:28 a.m. Whitney St. Ambulance. 1:34 p.m. East Main St. By-law violation. Monday, Jan. 16 9:19 a.m. Newton St. Ambulance. 11:13 a.m. Pleasant St. Larceny. 6:31 p.m. Otis St. Well-being check. 10:41 p.m. Beeman Rd. Accident: P.D. Tuesday, Jan. 17 6:18 a.m. Washburn St. Ambulance. 10:39 a.m. Lincoln St. Accident: P.D. […]

Rani Nautiyal, 91, of Northborough

January 27th, 2017

Northborough – Rani Nautiyal – Zinda Dil! (Lively soul!) There is no better way of describing Rani Nautiyal, who passed away Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 at 91 years of age.  She was never 91 years “old” because if there was one thing she hated; it was being old! Known as Rani by all; called “Mumma” […]

Northborough police log, Jan. 27 edition

January 25th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, Jan. 8 8:22 a.m. Omaha Ave. Ambulance. 12:30 p.m. Village Dr. Ambulance. 12:50 p.m. Hudson St. Accident: P.D. 2:28 p.m. Belmont St./Route 9. Vandalism. Monday, Jan. 9 6:51 a.m. Bearfoot Rd. Fire Dept. Asst. 8:24 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 9:33 a.m. Main St. Accident: P.I. 1:24 p.m. Brookside Ln. Annoying calls. 4:20 […]

Men arrested in prostitution sting in Northborough

January 23rd, 2017

Westborough – Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. released this statement this afternoon: Ten men, charged with sexual conduct for a fee, were arraigned in Westborough District Court today as part of a prostitution sting conducted by the State Police and local police departments, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early […]

Robert Wixted, 81, of Northborough

January 20th, 2017

Northborough – Robert Lundstrom Wixted, known as Bob, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 at Coleman House in Northborough, following a brief illness. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Carolyn Conley Wixted; his brother, Tim Wixted of Harbert, Mich.; his daughter, Ellen Wixted and son-in-law Frank Renna of Bainbridge Island, Wash.; his daughter, […]

Letter to the Editor – Northborough Recreation thanks Fidrych Foundation

January 18th, 2017

To the Editor: We would like to thank Ann Fidrych, Jessica Fidrych and the Fidrych Foundation for their very generous donation to Northborough Recreation in support of sports programming for kids with disabilities. The Fidrych Foundation has been the largest supporter and contributor to our Challenger sports programs for kids ages 5 – 22 with […]

Craftworks owner seeks information on theft

January 18th, 2017

Northborough – Ande Lockwood, the owner of Craftworks, 243 West Main St., is asking the public’s help as she seeks information on the theft of a handmade “kimono” style jacket from her store on Monday, Jan. 16. Lockwood described the knit jacket as a “Noro Silk Garden multi striped kimono style” jacket. “We had it […]

Northborough police log, Jan. 20 edition

January 18th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, Jan. 1 8:17 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 12:09 p.m. Maple Ln. Well-being check. 5:29 p.m. Bearfoot Rd. Well-being check. Monday, Jan. 2 12:31 a.m. Ridge Rd. Ambulance. 6:05 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Larceny. 12:22 p.m. Belmont St./Route 9. Accident: P.D. 3:43 p.m. Village Dr. Well-being check. Tuesday, Jan. 3 2:04 a.m. Arrested, Oscar […]

Super Book Sale at Northborough Library

January 14th, 2017

Northborough – A Super Book Sale will occur at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., Friday, Feb. 3, from 12-5 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 4, from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. The sale will feature books, audiobooks, DVDs and CDs for adults and teens. Books for sale will include fiction and non-fiction in both softcover and […]

Recently Commented

  • Tim Beaudoin: I am so sorry for your loss. I am so sorry.
  • J: Nice, maybe something that isn’t a gross chain will open in Westborough.
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  • Mary D: So what happens to the unused gift cards that people paid good money for and given out at Christmas? What do...
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