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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Algonquin boys’ soccer hopes to continue championship trend

November 3rd, 2015

(l to r) Patrick Sullivan, Max Michaud, and Joe Wallace
Photo/John Orrell

Northborough – With league championships won in 11 of the last 12 seasons and district championships in three of the last six, no one is about to tinker with tradition that might alter the future course of events.

That tradition is glaringly apparent and often evokes a double-take for anyone on scene at the Algonquin Regional High athletic fields, particularly when focused in on the boys’ varsity soccer team. Seventeen-year head coach Ken Morin explains it best.

Leo M. Sliney, 88, of Northborough

November 3rd, 2015

Obit Leo Sliney

Northborough – Leo M. Sliney, 88, passed away Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015 at Kindred Health Care in Westborough. His wife Anne (Lindstrom) died in 1988. He leaves behind his son, Robert and wife Dianne Sliney of Boylston; two grandchildren, Jenny Wright and Denise Jones; five great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. Born Provincetown and raised in […]

Northborough Free Library open house introduces patrons to new director, services

November 2nd, 2015

he Algonquin Regional High School Jazz Quartet plays a lively set in the library’s biography room. Musicians include Ian Kosovsky (guitar), Mike Dutko (bass), Connor Jenks (saxophone) and Trent Jones (drums).

By Alexandra Molnar, Contributing Writer Northborough – Smooth notes from the jazz quartet mingled with conversation among library patrons and librarians Oct. 22 at the Northborough Free Library fall open house. Throughout the evening, residents could enjoy the library after hours with a reception catered by Pepper’s Fine Catering, a performance by the Algonquin Regional […]

Northborough runner takes second place at Pam’s Run

November 2nd, 2015

Top finishers in Pam’s Run Ryan Tapply, Gillis Campbell and Lucas Rostler. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – Gillis Campbell of Northborough earned second place at Pam’s Run 5K Oct. 18 at the Claypit Hill School in Wayland to benefit Neighbor Brigade, a nonprofit organization that mobilizes community-based groups of volunteers to help neighbors in crises. Other top male finishers included first place winner Ryan Tapply and third place winner Lucas Rostler, both of Wayland. Over 600 runners and walkers hit […]

Wegmans to host authors de Paola and Brett

November 2nd, 2015

Tomie de Paola

Northborough – Wegmans will be hosting two renowned children’s authors this month.
Tomie de Paola will be signing copies of his new book, “The Magical World of Strega Nona,” Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 6-8 p.m.

Fitness Together’s Garrett Zagunis promoted to manager

November 2nd, 2015

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Northborough – Fitness Together, 411 W. Main St. Northborough, announced that their fitness coach and team member Garrett Zagunis has been promoted to the position of manager.

Free foam recycling collection

November 1st, 2015

Northborough – The Northboro Junior Woman’s Club, along with the Northboro Recycling Committee, will host a foam recycling collection Saturday, Oct. 31, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Department of Public Works yard, 190 Main Street/Route 20. In addition to clean PS6 foam (think take-out cups, plates, veggie trays, packing material), foam stamped […]

Northborough police log, Oct. 30 edition

October 28th, 2015

police log

Northborough Sunday, Oct. 11 1:42 a.m. Patty Ln. Disturbance. 10:09 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Accident – property damage. 3:46 p.m. Deacon St. Ambulance. 7:52 p.m. Green St. Ambulance. Monday, Oct. 12 9:29 a.m. Belmont St./Route 9. Auto theft. 2:01 p.m. Otis St. Littering/illegal dumping. 8:53 p.m. Dunia Ln. Disturbance. Tuesday, Oct. 13 12:36 p.m. Davis St. […]

Man charged with possession of drugs and firearms at Northborough motel

October 27th, 2015

Northborough – The Northborough Police Department released this statement this morning: On 10/26/15, Northborough Police Department along with members of Worcester County Drug Task Force, the Central Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (CMLEC) and the Massachusetts State Police Gang Unit, served a search warrant at a motel room located at the Motel 6 on Route 9. […]

Renowned master illusionist to perform at Algonquin

October 26th, 2015

Northborough/Southborough – Algonquin Regional High School’s DECA Chapter is will host master illusionist Lyn Dillies Friday, Nov. 13, in the school’s JFK Auditorium, 79 Bartlett St., Northborough, at 7 p.m.

Dillies, Parent’s Choice and Merlin award winner, is America’s premier female illusionist for an undeniable reason: her captivating stage show is one for the ages – all ages, in fact. Infusing all the spectacle and flash of Las Vegas into an enchanting, family-friendly event, Lyn’s spellbinding illusions put standing-room-only audiences on the edge of their seats and in the palm of her hand.

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