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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Keeping kids safe

May 6th, 2016

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Northborough – Mom and dad geese move their young family off the road and into the Assabet River in Northborough.

Scenic walk along Assabet river

May 6th, 2016

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Northborough – Erin Girard of Northborough walks her friend’s dog Jimmy along the Assabet River in Northborough.

Northborough police log, May 6

May 4th, 2016

police log

Northborough Sunday, April 17 2:58 a.m. Arrested, Luis F. Martins, 38, of North St., Upton, for speeding in violation of special regulation, negligent operation of motor vehicle, OUI liquor 2nd offense, drink alcohol from open container in MV. 12:58 p.m. Davis St. Fire Department assist. 2:19 p.m. South St. Fire Department assist. 4:47 p.m. Green […]

Scopetski receives Coldwell Banker International President’s Premier Award

May 3rd, 2016

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Northborough – Karen Scopetski of Northborough, a sales associate affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Northborough, has been recognized with the Coldwell Banker International President’s Premier award. This distinguished honor is awarded to the top 1 percent of approximately 85,000 sales associates worldwide in the Coldwell Banker system.

New wellness nurse hours at Northborough Senior Center

May 3rd, 2016

Northborough – The Northborough Senior Center is now partnering with SALMON VNA & Hospice to provide an onsite wellness nurse. The nurse will offer a clinic on the third Tuesday of every month from 12:30 – 2 p.m., which will include general health screening and education, referrals, preventative health care advice, medication consultations, and glucose screening for those individuals who bring their own glucometers.

Poetry Out Loud Competition – Algonquin Regional High School’s Hannah Moran

May 1st, 2016

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Northborough – Algonquin Regional High School senior Hannah Moran was one of six semifinalists in this year’s National Poetry Out Loud Competition.

Teamsters’ grant to ‘Fist Bump Kid’ benefits the Mark Fidrych Foundation

April 30th, 2016

(back, l to r) - Teamsters Local 25 Secretary-Treasurer Tom Mari, President Sean O'Brien, Ann Fidrych, Christine Fitzgerald, Local 25 Special Events Director Trish DiSilva, Bill Fitzgerald; (front) Liam Fitzgerald and Jessica Fidrych
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Northborough – Boston’s Teamsters Local 25 awarded a $10,000 grant to Northborough’s famous “Fist Bump Kid” Liam Fitzgerald during its Autism Awards Reception held April 28 at the Strega Waterfront in Boston. The grant will be donated to Liam’s charity of choice– the Mark Fidrych Foundation.

Northborough voters find ‘common’ ground in downtown proposal

April 27th, 2016

Northborough—A little more than a year after it began as an idea among a group of residents, the push to create a Town Common took a huge leap forward at the April 25 Annual Town Meeting (ATM) with voters approving nearly $500,000 in Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds to purchase and improve parcels that will be linked with existing town land to create the downtown green space.

Northborough police log, April 29 edition

April 27th, 2016

police log

Northborough Sunday, April 10 12:12 p.m. Coolidge Cir. Ambulance. 5:24 p.m. Church St. Scams. 7:13 p.m. Centre Dr. Fire Department assist. 7:17 p.m. Arrested, Theresa M. Smith, 45, of 6 King Arthur Rd., Shrewsbury, for marked lanes violation, OUI liquor. Monday, April 11 10:04 a.m. Lincoln St. Fire Department assist. 10:42 a.m. Patriot Dr. Fire […]

John J. Adamonis, 71, of Northborough

April 27th, 2016

Obit John J. Adamonis

Northborough – John “Jack” J. Adamonis, 71, passed away Monday, April 25, 2016 in UMass Memorial – University Campus after a short illness. He leaves behind his brother, Robert Adamonis and wife Ellen of Northborough; his sister, Wendy VanGerven of Petersham; his nephew, Kyle VanGerven; his nieces, Jennifer Adamonis, Ashleigh Santa Maria, and Valerie VanGerven; […]

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