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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Worcester man arrested after turning self in to Northborough police

July 3rd, 2014

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Northborough – The Northborough Police Department has issued a press release after a Worcester man turned himself into custody yesterday: July 3, 2014 At approximately 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, the following person turned himself in to this agency and was arrested by the Northborough Police Department Detective Bureau: William M. Stout, Age [...]

Albert J. Boudreau, 74, of Northborough

July 1st, 2014

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Northborough – Albert J. Boudreau, 74, a lifelong resident of Northborough, died Monday, June 30, 2014 at Marlborough Hospital after a short illness. He leaves his daughter, Lisa Binette and husband Richard of Oxford; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; his sister, Nancy Babbin and her husband Frank of Bridgewater; his companion, Sandi Gaudet; and a family [...]

Ulf Stoeckelmann, 70, of Northborough

July 1st, 2014

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Northborough – Ulf Stoeckelmann died Sunday, June 29, 2014, with his family by his side, at his home in Northborough after a courageous nine-month battle with cancer. He was 70. Affectionately known to others as “Stock’” he was born in Bielefeld, Germany. He came with his family to the United States at the age of [...]

‘Hope Blooms’ for Northborough woman

June 25th, 2014

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Northborough – It was a big, two-day project, with sweaty, dirt-covered men and women tramping through her yard and home, but Northborough resident and Hope in Bloom Garden recipient, Kathleen Howland, couldn’t have been happier.

Howland, who has been in treatment for breast cancer, had been on the waiting list at Hope in Bloom for about a year. The nonprofit organization plants indoor and outdoor gardens free of charge at the homes of breast cancer patients living in Massachusetts.

Nominations now being accepted for Applefest 2014 grand marshal

June 24th, 2014

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Northborough – The Applefest Committee has already started planning the 2014 Applefest Celebration, which will be held throughout the town September 19-21. This will be the event’s 24th year. Nominations are now being accepted for the parade’s Grand Marshal, according to the committee’s chairperson, Michelle Gillespie.

Proctor School students visit Northborough Historical Society Museum

June 24th, 2014

Fannie E. Proctor Elementary School third-graders (l to r) Isabelle Neilson, Caroline Quinlan, Mark Stamoulis and Jovoni Mobley visit the Northborough Historical Society Museum.

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Northborough – Third-graders from Fannie E. Proctor Elementary School took a field trip June 18 to the Northborough Historical Society Museum, where they learned more about the town as well as their school’s namesake. The museum features a classroom setting with a college photo of Proctor dated 1904-1905. Another photo captures Proctor with her first-grade students.

Northborough selectmen approve police taser policy

June 24th, 2014

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Northborough – The Board of Selectmen June 23 cleared the way for the town’s police department to become the latest local force equipped with tasers.

Central One employee named Lions Club fellow

June 19th, 2014

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Northborough – Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) has named Kate Shaw, Northborough branch manager of Central One Federal Credit Union, a Melvin Jones Fellow in recognition of her commitment to serving the world community. Named for the founder of Lions Clubs International, Melvin Jones, the fellowship is one of the foundation’s highest recognitions, honoring the [...]

Northborough police sergeant to run Falmouth Road Race in memory of son

June 19th, 2014

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Northborough – Jim Bruce, a sergeant with the Northborough Police Department, will be running this year’s Falmouth Road Race to raise money and awareness for Compassionate Care ALS (CCALS). The race is scheduled to take place Aug. 17.      Sgt. Bruce will be pushing an empty wheelchair during the race in memory of his son [...]

Northborough ballplayers compete at Fenway Park

June 18th, 2014

Jeff Lamothe with his first place Pitch, Hit and Run Award at Fenway Park. (Photos/submitted)

Northborough – Jeffrey Lamothe took first place in the 11- to 12-year-old age group at Major League Baseball’s “Pitch, Hit and Run” Team Championship held at Fenway Park May 31. He is now waiting to see if he scored high enough to qualify for the National Finals, which will be held in July as part of MLB’s All-Star Week activities. The finalists receive an all-expense paid trip to the All-Star Game in Minneapolis, Min., where they will participate in numerous activities, including shagging fly balls during the Home Run Derby.

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