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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Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism recognizes Northborough dad

June 20th, 2016

(l to r) Andrew, Debra, Ken, and Ryan Roberts participating in the Waterville Valley Adaptive Ski Weekend

Photo/Dean Haymes

Northborough – Northborough resident Ken Roberts was one of three fathers recently honored by the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families affected by autism live life to the fullest. The fathers were recognized for creating an active lifestyle for their children on the spectrum. The recognition is part of the foundation’s Autism on the Go initiative, which addresses the importance of an active lifestyle by funding recreation, sports and music programs for families affected by autism.

Join the Applefest parade for Northborough’s 250th anniversary

June 19th, 2016

Northborough – The Applefest Committee is inviting everyone to participate in the historic parade as part of Northborough’s 250th anniversary celebration. The parade will take place Saturday, Sept. 17, at 1 p.m. Neighborhoods, groups, friends and clubs are welcome to join. Email to receive an application.

Northborough resident seeks to better lives of others through volunteerism

June 16th, 2016


Northborough – As board member and member of more than six local organizations, Michael Mills’ passion for helping others in his community is more than just a hobby – it’s a philosophy by which he lives his life.

Polanowicz family celebrates two graduations

June 15th, 2016

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Northborough – John and Kathleen Polanowicz of Northborough have announced that they are celebrating the recent graduations of their two children, Emily and Daniel.

Emily was awarded a bachelor of arts in applied psychology and human development with a minor in environmental studies at the 140th Commencement of Boston College May 23.

Northborough police log, June 17 edition

June 15th, 2016

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Northborough Sunday, May 29 2:46 a.m. Arrested, Liana Z. Meir, 24, of 30 Mountain Gate Rd., Ashland, for speeding in violation of special regulation, OUI liquor. 6:57 a.m. Lincoln St. Ambulance. 10:46 p.m. Wesson ter. Fire Department assist. Monday, May 30 10:45 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 11:22 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Ambulance. 5:39 p.m. Whitney […]

Algonquin senior receives Art Guild award

June 14th, 2016

Northborough – The Northborough Art Guild announced that the Al Howard Memorial Award was awarded to Meghan Clarke, a graduating senior at Algonquin Regional High School. Meghan will be attending Champlain College in Burlington, Vt., majoring in graphic design and minoring in psychology.

Marie Elena Nieber, 74, of Northborough

June 14th, 2016

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Northborough – On Monday, June 13, 2016, the strongest yet softest and most loving part of my life left me to prepare our new home. In her seventy-four brief years, she was able to share her talents and wisdom with many people, family and strangers alike. She left this world alone, in the middle of […]

Beatrice L. Waters, 96, of Northborough

June 13th, 2016

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Northborough – Beatrice L. Waters, 96, of Northborough, formerly of Westborough, passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Westborough. She was the wife of the late William H. Waters, Jr. Born in West Boylston, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Johnson) Lindberg […]

Northborough town planner honored by Rotary

June 8th, 2016

Kathy Joubert accepts the Pride in Workmanship award from the Northborough Rotary Club as nominator George Pember looks on. (Photo/Christine Galeone)

Northborough – “I still love getting up every morning and coming to work,” Kathy Joubert, the town planner for Northborough, told a crowd at a recent Rotary dinner. “I still love my job.”

Princesses help to raise $7,000 for Northborough Education Foundation

June 8th, 2016

Rapunzel meets the little princesses in attendance at the Northborough Education Foundation’s Mother/Daughter tea.

Northborough – Moms and grandmothers joined 104 little princesses for a sold-out tea party sponsored by the Northborough Education Foundation (NEF) May 7 at Algonquin Regional High School. The annual event is one of the biggest fundraisers for NEF and raised $7,000. Entertainment included performances by two dance teams from Diane Cournoyer Dance Center and […]

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