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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Festival of Wreaths and ‘Mistletoe Mart’ at Trinity Church

November 17th, 2016

Northborough – Trinity Church, 23 Main St., Northborough, will hold its fourth annual Festival of Wreaths and bring back its traditional Christmas Fair, “Mistletoe Mart,” Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event features a raffle for a holiday wreath designed by Trinity’s in-house artists and local business as well as real, […]

Police seek missing Northborough man

November 16th, 2016

Brian Caren
photo/Northborough Police Dept.

Northborough/Westborough – The Northborough Police Department released this statement this afternoon: Brian Carens, age 22 of Northborough, was reported missing by his family yesterday, Nov. 15. Brian was last seen by family members at home on Friday, Nov. 11. On Tuesday, Nov. 15  at approximately 0745 Westborough Police located Mr. Caren’s vehicle parked on Upton […]

St. Bernadette School honors veterans

November 16th, 2016

Preschoolers get ready to sing "Yankee Doodle Dandy." Photos/submitted

Northborough – St. Bernadette School celebrated Veteran’s Day celebration Nov. 11. Over 80 area veterans and active military attended and each was presented with handmade cards and gifts from the students. All students in grades K-8 sang patriotic songs including “America the Beautiful,” “Yankee Doodle Dandy,” and “God Bless the USA.” Middle School students sang […]

Northborough police log, Nov. 18 edition

November 16th, 2016

police log

Northborough Sunday, Oct. 30 5:49 p.m. Maynard St. Dog complaint. 8:22 p.m. Ball St. Ambulance. 8:42 p.m. Rutland Rd. Keep the peace. 11:06 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Ambulance. Monday, Oct. 31 9:12 a.m. Fernbrook Rd. Fraud. 1:13 p.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 2:27 p.m. Main St. Well-being check. 7:21 p.m. Ball St. Fire Dept. assist. 8:27 […]

Everlena Norris, 99, of Northborough

November 14th, 2016


Northborough – Everlena (Lyman) Norris, 99, of Northborough, passed away peacefully Friday, Nov, 11, 2016 at Knollwood Nursing Center in Worcester. Born Jan. 5, 1917 in Orange, she was the daughter of Reginald and Flora (LaBelle) Lyman and the beloved wife of Raymond N. Norris, to whom she was married for 56 years prior to […]

Northborough annual Tree Lighting Dec. 3

November 10th, 2016

Northborough – The Northborough annual Tree Lighting will be held Saturday, Dec. 3, at 5 p.m., at the corner of Blake Street and Route 20. This year’s celebration will feature a children’s chorus singing holiday carols, holiday bells for the children to ring, hot cocoa, and cookies (while supplies last). Pizza is being donated by Northboro House of Pizza. Monetary donations […]

Mark E. Duggan, 51, of Northborough

November 10th, 2016


Northborough – Mark E. Duggan passed away peacefully at his home Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 51 years old. Mark was the husband of Donna (Pitcher) Duggan and son of William P. and Mary Ellen (Corbett) Duggan of Westport Island, Maine and Bonita Springs, Fla. In addition to […]

Community chorus marks 45 years of music

November 10th, 2016

Director and Founder of Northborough Area Community Chorus Anthony Volpe. Photo/courtesy NACC

Northborough – Sixteen students taking an adult education music class in 1972 were just not ready for their singing group to dissolve on the last day of class. The students’ enthusiasm and their teacher Anthony Volpe’s love for music were the drive to create the Northborough Area Community Chorus (NACC).

Girls Scouts collecting jeans for charity project

November 9th, 2016


Northborough – Troop 30155 Girls Scouts Maeve Grandpre and Anna Long are working toward earning their Girl Scout Silver Award by collecting new or gently used jeans for kids and teens. The jeans will be redistributed to children in need in the Worcester county area. The jeans can be in the form of pants, shorts […]

Interfaith Thanksgiving service in Northborough Nov. 22

November 9th, 2016

Northborough – All are welcome to join the Northborough Interfaith Clergy Association’s (NICA) annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service Tuesday, Nov. 22, from 7-8 p.m. This year’s service will be held at Trinity Church, 23 Main St., Northborough, with preacher Rev. Chad McCabe, rector of the Church of the Nativity. Ministers and musicians from all NICA congregations […]

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