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 Rotary awards scholarships

June 28th, 2017

Northborough – The Rotary Club of Northborough presented seven $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors at the weekly Rotary luncheon June 13. Each year for the past 46 years, the Rotary Club of Northborough has held a pancake breakfast. This event continues each year thanks to the generous support of local individuals and businesses. Over the […]

Northborough Legion Baseball splits double header

June 28th, 2017

Northborough – The Northborough Post 234 Legion baseball team hosted an unusual double-header Saturday, June 25, facing Milford Post 59 in the first game and Wachusett Post 42 in the second game.

Eileen D. Davis, 92, of Northborough

June 28th, 2017

Northborough – Eileen D. (Cook) Davis, 92, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017 at UMass Memorial Medical Center (Memorial campus) in Worcester, after a short illness. Her husband of 76 years, John R. Davis, died in 2014. She leaves behind two sons, Richard Davis and his wife Kathryn of Northborough and Robert Davis and his […]

Northborough police log, June 30 edition

June 28th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, June 11 1:39 a.m. West Main St. Accident: P.D. 10:36 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Accident: P.D. 3:13 p.m. Shops Way. Dog complaint. 5:58 p.m. Main St. Fire Dept. asst. 7:57 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Accident: P.D. Monday, June 12 11:05 a.m. Church St. Larceny. 11:08 a.m. Main St. Vandalism. 11:12 a.m. Howard St. Littering/illegal dumping. […]

ARHS senior receives Corridor Nine scholarship

June 23rd, 2017

Northborough – Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) senior Andrew Welton was recently recognized as a scholarship recipient by the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Westborough.

Northborough police log, June 23 edition

June 21st, 2017

Northborough Sunday, June 4 12:43 a.m. Main St. Well-being check. 11:50 a.m. Emerson Rd. Fire Dept. asst. 2:57 p.m. Arrested, Jennifer L. Levesque, 54, of 8 Adelle Dr., Apt. 8, Dover, N.H., on warrant. 5:29 p.m. School St. Ambulance. Monday, June 5 1:13 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 3:28 p.m. Church St. Accident: P.D. 5:19 […]

Crocheters invited to charity event in Northborough

June 20th, 2017

Northborough – The Fishnet Crocheters of New England, a local chapter of the Crochet Guild of America (CGOA), will be participating in Craftworks’ “Beginning of Summer Party” Sunday, June 25, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Craftworks, 243 West Main St. The Fishnet Crocheters will be demonstrating various crochet stitches and techniques, sharing some […]

Northboro Junior Woman’s Club hosts meal packaging event

June 15th, 2017

Northborough – Sixty volunteers arrived at Trinity Church on the morning of May 13 with a mission to pack 10,000 meals in two hours to benefit Rise Against Hunger, a movement to end world hunger by 2030. The Northboro Junior Woman’s Club (NJWC) sponsored the meal packaging event and met their goal of packaging 10,152 meals.

Northborough native to help run Cape League Baseball games this summer

June 14th, 2017

Northborough – His lifelong love for sports still fresh, Northborough native Allen Carmody is preparing to spend his summer helping plan and run baseball games in one of the best-known collegiate baseball leagues in the country – The Cape Cod Baseball League.

Algonquin Tri-M hosts open mic fundraiser with new twists

June 14th, 2017

Northborough/Southborough – On May 11, the Algonquin Regional High School chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor Society presented 19 acts featuring vocalists and musicians in its eighth annual Open Mic Night with some new twists.

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