The 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.
August 27th, 2016
Northborough – While most people sat in front of their televisions in awe watching athletes from around the world compete at the recent Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, 19-year-old Northborough resident Dorian McMenemy was actually there, competing in the 50-meter freestyle swim.
August 25th, 2016
Northborough – Northborough Girl Scouts will hold Girl Scout information night Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Open to all girls in grades K-12. Bring your daughter along for fun activities while you learn about getting her involved in Girl Scouts. If you are unable to attend […]
August 25th, 2016
Northborough – If you have noticed more kids outside this summer walking in groups or riding bikes, it may be due to the Pokémon GO craze. They may be still holding an electronic device, but many parents are thrilled their kids are outside being social with friends and meeting other people.
Pokémon GO is a popular multiplayer, GPS-dependent game application used with a mobile device. Players search real world areas in order to find and capture Pokémon monsters, which are based on the popular video game and collectible cards.
August 24th, 2016
Northborough Sunday, Aug. 7 12:45 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Disturbance. 5:50 a.m. Sunny Hill Rd. Ambulance. Monday, Aug. 8 2:13 a.m. Arrested, George Andreadis, 25, of 15 Howe St., Framingham, for speeding in violation of special regulation, OUI liquor. 10:00 a.m. South St. Accident – property damage. 1:31 p.m. Hudson St. Ambulance. 1:50 p.m. School St. […]
August 18th, 2016
Northborough – Dan Nason, Department of Public Works director, provided an informational overview of the recently completed Water and Sewer Rate Study at the Northborough Board of Selectmen’s meeting Aug. 15.
August 18th, 2016
Northborough – Police Chief William Lyver introduced Jeremy Trefrey at the Aug. 15 Board of Selectmen’s meeting for a permanent appointment to police sergeant. The position was left vacant by Joseph Galvin who was appointed lieutenant in July. Trefrey has most recently held the position of juvenile detective and liaison officer at the Algonquin Regional High School.
August 17th, 2016
Northborough Sunday, July 31 12:40 a.m. Milk Porridge Cir. Ambulance. 2:19 a.m. Arrested, Hung Donald Vo, 29, of 159 Orient St., Worcester, for marked lanes violation, speeding, negligent operating of MV, OUI liquor. 2:09 p.m. Brewer St. Larceny. 8:21 p.m. Bartlett St. Accident – property damage. 8:37 p.m. Arrested, Anthony Moncreffe Clarke, 47, of 7 […]
August 15th, 2016
By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Northborough – Children of all ages gave their computer games a break Aug. 14 to attend Family Fun Day at Ellsworth-McAfee Park in Northborough. An afternoon of old-fashioned games and activities was held as part of the town’s year-round 250th anniversary celebration. Among the games of yesteryear played were […]
August 10th, 2016
Northborough Sunday, July 24 2:49 a.m. Belmont St./Route 9. Disturbance. 4:30 a.m. Sawmill Dr. Ambulance. 9:42 a.m. Leland Dr. Dog complaint. 5:24 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Ambulance. Monday, July 25 1:29 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Disturbance. 6:02 a.m. Arrested, Joshua A. Dover, 24, of 87 Downey St., Hopkinton, for B&E nighttime for felony, larceny over $250, larceny […]
August 9th, 2016
Northborough – Twelve dancers from Dawn’s School Dance recently received an invitation after the Elite Dance Challenge to participate in the Gerber Broadway dance dream tour in New York City.
On their three day trip, they worked with Broadway dancers and learned a dance from the Broadway musical “American in Paris,” participated in a flash mob, and took a ballet master class. They also attended three shows: “Rockettes Summer Spectacular”, “American In Paris,” and “Aladdin”.