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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Rose Simonian, 91, of Northborough/Shrewsbury

July 15th, 2016


Northborough/Shrewsbury – What a lovely thing a Rose is. Rose (Kustigian) Simonian, a resident of Whitney Place in Northborough, formerly of Shrewsbury, died peacefully with her family by her side Wednesday, July 13, 2016. She was 91. Born on May 20, 1925 in Worcester she was a daughter of Armenian immigrants John and Lucy (Avakian) […]

Northborough police log, July 15 edition

July 13th, 2016

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Northborough Sunday, June 26 4:45 a.m. Eliot Rd. Ambulance. 11:41 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Accident – property damage. 3:40 p.m. Winsor Ln. Disturbance. 3:52 p.m. Boundary St. Fire Department assist. 4:58 p.m. Hudson St. Larceny. Monday, June 27 10:22 a.m. Bay Dr. Well-being check. 1:04 p.m. Lincoln St. Fire Department assist. 1:41 p.m. Main St. Fraud. […]

Mildred E. Blood, 80, of Northborough

July 12th, 2016

Northborough – Mildred E. (Knowles) Blood, 80, of Northborough, formerly a longtime Southborough resident, died Sunday, July 10, 2016 at Mass General Hospital after a very short illness. She was the wife of Edward L. Blood for over 60 years. Born in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late Cooper and Violet (Johnston) Knowles. […]

Challenger League celebrates a great season

July 8th, 2016

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Region – Players from the region’s Little League’s Challenger program celebrated the end of the season with games held at the New England Baseball Complex in Northborough June 28.

Northborough police log, July 8 edition

July 6th, 2016

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Northborough Sunday, June 19 1:09 a.m. Main St. Disturbance. 7:36 a.m. Wiles Farm Rd. Ambulance. 1:23 p.m. Alcott Dr. Larceny. 8:08 p.m. Mill St. Animal calls. 8:45 p.m. Main St. Disturbance. Monday, June 20 12:57 a.m. Arrested, Ethan J. Tobin, 18, of Crawford St., Apt. A, Northborough, for person under 21 possess liquor, possess Class […]

Vernelle L. Cibelli, 84, of Northborough

July 5th, 2016

Northborough – Vernelle L. (Thomas) Cibelli, 84, of Northborough and formerly a longtime resident of Southborough, passed away Friday, July 1, 2016 at the Rose Monahan Hospice Home. Her loving and devoted husband of 65 years, Raymond M. Cibelli, survives her. She leaves her children and their families, Cindy and Wally Foster of Southborough; Ed […]

Cinema Under the Stars to present ‘Minions’ at Northborough Crossing

July 5th, 2016


Northborough – Cinema Under the Stars at Northborough Crossing, 9012 Shops Way, will present “Minions” from the “Despicable Me” series on Friday, July 22 from 7-9 p.m. outside in front of Wegmans. The event is free and open to the public.

Goswick Eye opens in Northborough

July 5th, 2016

Dr. Christopher Goswick and his wife, Emily

Northborough – Dr. Christopher Goswick, along with his wife Emily and their talented staff, recently opened the doors to their new office located at 345 Main St., Northborough and are now welcoming new patients.

Northborough Woman’s Club awards scholarships

July 1st, 2016

Northborough – The Northborough Woman’s Club offers two or more scholarships each year to students who are graduating from a local high school, are residents of Northborough, and plan to continue an education at an institution of higher learning or higher vocational training. This year’s awards were given to Anna Sarrasin and Michael Upton. Anna […]

Jay S. Dion, 52, of Northborough

June 30th, 2016

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Northborough – Jay S. Dion, 52, passed away Monday, June 27, 2016, at Mass. General Hospital after a valiant fight with cancer. He leaves his devoted wife of 24 years, Gayle (Boulanger) Dion; his loving children, Logan and Tyler Dion; his mother, Judy Dion Pawloski of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; his brothers, Shawn Dion of Ft. […]

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