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, Sept. 9 edition

September 7th, 2016

police log

Northborough Sunday, Aug. 21 1:42 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 2:32 a.m. Green St. Disturbance. 11:01 a.m. Shops Way. Larceny. 5:47 p.m. Morse Cir. Disturbance. Monday, Aug. 22 12:24 a.m. Morse Cir. Disturbance. 9:58 a.m. Belmont St./Route 9. Accident – property damage. 2:09 p.m. Shops Way. Ambulance. 2:28 p.m. St. James Dr. Fraud. 5:05 p.m. […]

ARHS girls’ soccer hopeful for strong season

September 7th, 2016

Sprts NS ARHS girls soccer preview

Northborough – An encore to one of the most successful seasons in Algonquin Regional High School girls’ varsity soccer would be seemingly out of reach in 2016 if common-sense logic were to prevail. But not so fast, say Tomahawk players and coaches.

Central One donates to Spc. Brian K. Arsenault Memorial Ride

September 7th, 2016

(l to r) Leslie Arsenault, Kate Shaw and Daniel Arsenault 
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Shrewsbury – Central One Federal Credit Union recently donated $500 to the Brian Arsenault Memorial Ride.

Kate Shaw, Northborough branch manager at Central One, presented the check to Brian Arsenault’s parents, Leslie and Daniel, who accepted the contribution on behalf of the Brian Arsenault Memorial Fund.

George J. Leonard, 79, of Nortborough

September 6th, 2016

Obit George J. Leonard

Northborough – George J. Leonard, 79, passed away Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 in UMass Memorial Medical Center – Memorial Campus in Worcester, after a prolonged illness. His wife, Janice (Buxton) Leonard, died in 1996 and a daughter, Lori Rumsey, died in 2015. He leaves behind his children, Robin St. Jean of Northborough, Gregory Leonard of […]

Zachary Sydney, 14, of Northborough

September 2nd, 2016

Obit Zachary Sydney

Northborough – Zachary Kenneth Sydney passed away Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 at Children’s Hospital in Boston after complications from pneumonia. He was 14 years old. He leaves his parents, Terrence and Lisa (Houston) Sydney of Northborough; his sister, Vanessa Davidson of Rhode Island; his paternal grandmother, Greta Sydney of Sharon; his maternal grandparents, Russell and […]

Northborough police log, Sept. 2 edition

August 31st, 2016

police log

Northborough Sunday, Aug. 14 6:36 a.m. Forbes Rd. Fire Department assist. 10:58 a.m. Maynard St. Fire Department assist. 6:31 p.m. Elmwood Dr. Civil/criminal complaint. 10:06 p.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 11:18 p.m. Wiles Farm Rd. Ambulance. Monday, Aug. 15 9:15 a.m. Hudson St. Larceny. 11:08 a.m. Kendall Dr. Fire Department assist. 11:59 a.m. West Main […]

Reale shines for Algonquin’s golf and hockey teams

August 30th, 2016

Kevin Reale 
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Northborough – Algonquin Regional High School has seen an abundance of talented, multi-sport athletes compete for school honors over the years. Typically, the progression is football / soccer or cross country in the fall surrendering to basketball / hockey or track in the winter then onto baseball / softball or lacrosse in the spring. Such is a sampling of the many cyclical combinations that exist in high school sports.

Fund set up to help Northborough family after fire

August 30th, 2016

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Northborough – Residents and friends are rallying to support the Yellick family of Northborough after a devastating fire that destroyed their home on Hudson Street in the early morning hours of Aug. 28. Todd Yellick is a veteran firefighter with the town of Northborough. He was home at the time of the fire with his […]

Northborough’s Applefest: More than apple pie

August 27th, 2016

Members of Mixed Company will perform at Applefest Saturday, Sept. 17: (l to r) drummer Bruce Hanahan, bass player Dave Crittendon, rhythm guitar player Tom Woodsum, lead guitar player Tracy Jenkins, and lead vocalist Michelle Gates. (Photo/Nancy Rodriguez)

Northborough – Northborough’s annual Applefest showcases the true spirit of community as many organizations come together and sponsor family events throughout the weekend. This year the festival will be held Sept. 15-18.

Zechello and Quinn announce engagement

August 27th, 2016

engagement rings

Northborough – William Zechello and Kathleen Quinn, both of Northborough, have announced their engagement. Their wedding will take place on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the First Congregational Church in Milford, Mass.

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