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 police log, April 7 edition

April 5th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, March 19 12:33 p.m. Church St. Ambulance. 3:08 p.m. Otis St. Well-being check. 5:17 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Accident: P.D. Monday, March 20 9:41 a.m. Church St. Fire Dept. asst. 4:22 p.m. Chestnut Hill Rd. Fire Dept. asst. 7:30 p.m. South St. Ambulance. Tuesday, March 21 9:00 a.m. Edmunds Way. Vandalism. 9:53 a.m. West […]

Staples supports NEF’s Chromebooks for Classrooms campaign

April 2nd, 2017

Northborough – The Northborough Education Foundation (NEF) has been awarded $5,000 by Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., through a program called 2 Million & Change that allows Staples associates around the globe to direct more than $2 million in donations each year. The grant was awarded at the recommendation of NEF […]

Community Preservation Committee discusses warrant articles with Northborough Selectmen

April 2nd, 2017

Northborough – Community Preservation Committee (CPC) Chair John Campbell presented six articles for the April Town Meeting Warrant to the Board of Selectmen at their March 13 meeting. The CPC has approved these articles, totaling $545,900.

Zoning bylaw changes and new energy code among proposed Town Meeting articles

April 2nd, 2017

Northborough – Kathy Joubert, Northborough town planner, presented nine articles to the Board of Selectmen at the March 13 meeting, eight pertaining to zoning bylaw changes and one that pertains to the adoption of the Stretch Energy Code.

Full Moon Walk at Carney Park

April 2nd, 2017

Northborough – A full moon and a chorus of spring peepers will highlight a Shrewsbury Trails Committee walk Sunday, April 9, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Northborough’s Cold Harbor Trail, which begins at Carney Park on West Main Street. The walk will be led by experienced trail guide Forest Lyford of the Northborough Trails […]

Trinity Church’s new thrift store to host open house April 1

April 2nd, 2017

Northborough – Trinity Church’s thrift shop Count your Blessings has seen its inventory grow since opening a year and a half ago. In an effort to bring additional awareness to the shop, an open house will be held Saturday, April 1, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Selectmen approve warrants for Town Meeting and Town Election

April 1st, 2017

Northborough – Town Administrator John Coderre presented a revised Town Meeting Warrant to selectmen at their March 27 meeting for their approval.

The Gutterman

March 31st, 2017

“I install seamless gutters, and offer the option of gutter guards,” said Michael Simone, owner of The Gutterman in Northborough. “Since I can give a decent price when homeowners install both gutters and guards at one time, I focus on that. The gutter guard stamps on top of the gutter to make a one-piece, enclosed system. It’s wicked solid.

Selectmen hold joint public hearing to present operating budget for FY2018

March 31st, 2017

Northborough – Elaine Kelly, Appropriations Committee chair, called the joint public hearing with the Board of Selectmen to order at the selectmen’s March 27 meeting. Town Administrator John Coderre presented the town’s FY2018 operating budget in advance of the Monday, April 24, Town Meeting.

Penelope Tarplin, 92, of Northborough

March 31st, 2017

Northborough – Penelope (Breyer) Tarplin, lovingly known as “Penny,” passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the Shrewsbury Health and Rehabilitation Center. Penny recently celebrated her 92nd birthday on March 11. Penny was born in McKeesport, Pa., one of three daughters of the late Louis and Helen (Reiter) Breyer. She attended McKeesport public school system, […]

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