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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The Dental Oasis of Metrowest – dental care with compassion, kindness, and gentleness  

November 9th, 2017

Northborough – The Dental Oasis, a new general dentistry practice, is the concept of a married couple Dr. Morad and Dr. Kotb (Dr. Nadia). Parents of a two-year-old boy and an infant girl, they offer dental care with compassion, kindness, and gentleness to families and all.

Northborough community to organize benefit for resident with rare form of cancer

November 8th, 2017

Northborough – For over the past year, Charlene O’Driscoll has struggled with her health. In a lot of pain, she was in and out of the hospital while doctors tried to figure out what was wrong.

Selectmen continue discussions on opting out of marijuana

November 8th, 2017

Northborough – Based on discussions from the selectmen’s meeting from Oct. 16, Town Administrator John Coderre communicated with the Planning Board, the town planner and town counsel the selectmen’s wishes to opt out of marijuana in all of its forms: medical, recreational and related paraphernalia.

Town officials discuss tax classification with selectmen at public hearing

November 8th, 2017

Northborough – A public hearing with the Board of Assessors was held at the Board of Selectmen’s Nov. 6 meeting to discuss tax classifications in advance of setting the tax rate for FY18.

Paul F. Rennie, 89, of Northborough

November 8th, 2017

Northborough – Mr. Paul F. Rennie passed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 at the Rose Monahan Hospice Home of Worcester after a period of declining health. He was 89 years old. Among his survivors he leaves his devoted wife of 63 years, Kathleen M. (Bannigan) Rennie, their four loving children, Joanne R. Angell and […]

Northborough police log, Nov. 10 edition

November 8th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, Oct. 22 8:19 a.m. Brigham St. Larceny. 7:42 p.m. Pierce St. Accident: P.D. Monday, Oct. 23 7:25 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 12:43 p.m. East Main St. Keep the peace. 4:39 p.m. Hudson St. Accident: P.D. Tuesday, Oct. 24 3:48 a.m. Avalon Dr. Disturbance. 4:04 a.m. Chesterfield Rd. Ambulance. 1:45 p.m. West Main […]

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service to be held in Northborough

November 7th, 2017

Northborough – All are welcome to join the Northborough Interfaith Clergy Association’s (NICA) annual Thanksgiving Service Tuesday, Nov. 21 from 7-8 p.m. This year’s interfaith service will be held at First Parish Church, 40 Church Street, Northborough.  Rev. Lynda Sutherland, pastor at First Parish, will preach at the service.

Northborough native serves in Navy aboard aircraft carrier dubbed ’Strength from the Sea’

November 2nd, 2017

By Rick Burke, Navy Office of Community Outreach San Diego, Calif. – Petty Officer 1st Class Evan Trombley, a 2001 Algonquin Regional High School graduate and Northborough native, is currently serving on one of the world’s largest warships, USS Carl Vinson. Trombley is a cryptologic technician (collection) aboard the San Diego-based ship, the third Nimitz-class […]

Petrucci is new Senior Community Reporter for Northborough and Shrewsbury

November 2nd, 2017

Northborough/Shrewsbury  – We are pleased to announce that Melanie Petrucci will be our new Senior Community Reporter for Northborough and Shrewsbury.  As such, she will be covering everything in those communities including municipal issues, human interest features, and notable events. If you have an item of interest, please feel free to contact her at […]

Peaslee to hold annual Kids Fair Nov. 17

November 1st, 2017

Northborough – The Marguerite E. Peaslee Elementary School PTO will be holding its annual Kids Fair Friday, Nov. 17, from 5:30 – 8 p.m.

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