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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Wreath makers and sponsors wanted

September 10th, 2015

Northborough – Trinity Church is holding its fourth annual Festival of Wreaths Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year’s theme is “A Traditional Christmas”. The public is invited to join other leading community businesses, organizations and families in in creating and sponsoring a wreath. Choose your favorite Christmas wreath and showcase […]

Horace B. Sinclair Jr., 73, of Northborough

September 10th, 2015

Northborough – Horace “Junior” B. Sinclair Jr., 73, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 at UMass Memorial – University Campus in Worcester, after a period of declining health. Junior leaves behind his loving and devoted wife of 44 years, Linda G. (McKinnon), and his loving daughter, Jodi Padgett and her husband Joel of Northborough; siblings […]

Local union raises funds for Guide Dogs of America

September 9th, 2015

After their work together, Alani awards Julia with kisses. (Photos/Bonnie Adams)

Northborough – Over $62,000 was raised by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) Local Lodge 447 during the 12th annual District 15 Charles W. Foley Memorial Golf Tournament held at Juniper Hill Golf Club Aug. 31. Once again the funds were donated to a cause very dear to the union, the Guide Dogs of America (GDA).

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cares to host golf tournament for Lucy’s Love Bus

September 9th, 2015

Northborough – The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Regional office in Northborough is pleased to support Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cares, the company’s charitable foundation, as it hosts a golf tournament to benefit Lucy’s Love Bus Tuesday, Sept. 22 at the Wedgewood Pines Country Club in Stow.

Algonquin girls’ soccer tops Hudson in season opener

September 9th, 2015

Algonquin’s Annemarie Moy (#12) and Hudson’s Juliana McCabe (#10) vie for the ball

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks girls’ soccer team defeated the Hudson High School Hawks by a score of 7-1 in the season opener for both teams.

Northborough police log, Sept. 11 edition

September 9th, 2015

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Northborough Sunday, Aug. 23 12:48 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Disturbance. 7:36 a.m. Main St. Accident with property damage. 8:27 p.m. Lincoln St. Ambulance. 3:53 p.m. School St. Ambulance. Monday, Aug. 24 3:05 a.m. West Main St. Assisted Fire Department. 8:04 p.m. Otis St. Assault. 11:53 a.m. Hemlock Dr. Fraud. 1:53 p.m. West Main St. Accident with […]

Fun for the whole family at Northborough’s Applefest

September 6th, 2015

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Northborough – The 25th annual Northborough Applefest celebration, to be held the weekend of Sept. 18-20, promises to be bigger and better than ever with events for the whole family. The annual street fair, a new farmers’ market, the beloved parade, fireworks and much more are all in the final stages of being planned. This […]

Son of Northborough resident killed in Afghanistan

September 4th, 2015

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Northborough – Richard “Dick” Paul McEvoy was killed by a suicide bomber Friday, Aug. 22, 2015 at the age of 57. He was working as a program manager with defense contractor DynCorp International in Kabul, Afghanistan. Richard was the son of Charles “Pete” McEvoy Sr., who lives in Northborough, with his wife Linda. Richard was […]

Susanne C. Kelley, 80, of Northborough

September 4th, 2015

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Northborough – Susanne C. (MacDonald) Kelley passed away Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015 at UMass Memorial Healthcare – University Campus in Worcester. She was 80. Born in Boston and raised in Northborough, she was the daughter of the late Angus A. and Mildred G. (Porter) MacDonald. She leaves her devoted husband of 60 years, Harold J. […]

Northborough swimmer competes in World Championships

September 2nd, 2015

Dorian McMenemy swims the butterfly. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – Dorian McMenemy, a 2015 Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) graduate, has been to Hong Kong, Barcelona and London, to name a few desirable destinations. She can now add Kazan, Russia, to her list, after her visit at the end of July. McMenemy was not just there for the sights; she was swimming in the Fina World Championships.

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