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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Edna S. Fullam, 93, of Northborough

August 30th, 2017

Northborough – Edna S. (Blodgett) Fullam, 93 of Royalston, died Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 after a long illness. Born May 16, 1924 in Webster, the daughter to Leo Blodgett and Frieda (Boelter) Blodgett, Edna spent most of her life in Northborough, a town she loved. Edna loved children and was a bus driver for Northborough […]

Northborough Crossing to host Back to ‘Cool’

August 29th, 2017

Northborough – It is Back to “Cool” at Northborough Crossing, 9012 Shops Way, Sunday, Sept. 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with family fun throughout the center. Shoppers gearing up for the new school year will enjoy fun free activities for the kids including the Ultimate Mobile Game Truck, face painting, music, balloons, games, hula hoops, limbo stick, prizes and more.  Meet Disney’s Moana who will create customized hair barrettes.

David Baldelli, 60, of Northborough/Worcester

August 28th, 2017

Northborough/Worcester – David “Bella” “Chachi” Baldelli died peacefully Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 after a short illness surrounded by his loved ones. He was 60 years old. Raised in Northborough, David was a 1975 graduate of Algonquin Regional High School. He played hockey for years with the North Stars. Many will remember Dave from his younger […]

Northborough’s annual Applefest promises fun-filled weekend

August 28th, 2017

Northborough – This year’s annual Applefest in Northborough promises to be an exciting event for the whole family. It showcases the true spirit of community as many organizations come together Sept. 14-17.

The fun kicks off Thursday evening with a pizza dinner and kids’ event featuring the Stupendous Mr. Magichead at the Robert E. Melican Middle School, 145 Lincoln St., beginning at 5 p.m. sponsored by Northborough Girl Scouts and Northborough Elementary Schools PTO.

Experienced stylist returns to local area

August 25th, 2017

Northborough – Stylist Pauline Robertson is back from the Chestnut Hill area at LaRuche Salon and Spa in Northborough. She has been in the hair industry for well over 20 years as an educator for Paul Mitchell, Goldwell, Kadus and Brocato. Robertson has trained with Bumble and Bumble, Vidal Sassoon, American Crew, Kerastase, Redken and Loreal. In addition, she has managed salons both coasts and has been a brand manager for a U.S. distributor.

Allen excited and ready to step into Algonquin’s head coach position

August 24th, 2017

Northborough – Meet the new coach. Same as the old coach. Almost.

When highly successful and much admired Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) varsity football head coach Justin McKay resigned his post in May to accept the same position at Worcester’s St. Peter-Marian High, it was stunner to many Tomahawk fans who watched the team earn a berth in the Division 2 District championship game last fall. Few saw this coming leaving many questions to be answered as to who and how to fill the void.

Susan M. Zona, 83, of Northborough/Maynard

August 23rd, 2017

Northborough/Maynard – Susan M. (Racila) Zona, devoted wife of 43 years to Richard J. Zona, passed away peacefully early in the morning Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. She was 83 years old. Susan was a longtime Northborough resident prior to moving to Maynard 11 years ago. Susan was born Jan. 11, 1934 in Sangerville, Maine, and […]

Millie T. Sanders, 90, of Northborough

August 23rd, 2017

Northborough – Mildred T. Sanders journeyed to heaven Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. She was born Nov. 17, 1926 in Northborough, the daughter of Elizabeth F. (England) Jones and Edwin A. Jones. Until marriage, she lived in the house on School Street in which she was born. She was a lifelong resident of Northborough until 2003. […]

Ann Prudhomme, 102, of Northborough/Newburyport

August 23rd, 2017

Northborough/Newburyport – Ann Kathrine (Arnold) Prudhomme passed away gently in her sleep Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017; at the age of 102 years old, an achievement she attributed to her good Swiss genes. Ann was born Feb. 28, 1917 in Holtville, Calif., one of seven children to the late Joseph and Josepha (Arnold) Arnold. Her husband […]

Northborough police log, Aug. 25 edition

August 23rd, 2017

Northborough Sunday, Aug. 6 2:00 a.m. Patty Ln. Disturbance. 2:22 a.m. Arrested, Ashar H. Balaparya, 24, of 10 Vinnie Way, Shrewsbury, for OUI liquor, negligent operation of motor vehicle, marked lanes, passing where prohibited, speeding. 5:54 p.m. Whitney St. Animal calls. 7:15 p.m. South St. Fire Dept. asst. Monday, Aug. 7 8:27 a.m. Intervale Farm […]

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