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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Miriam Leavitt, 94, of Northborough

December 29th, 2015

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Northborough – Miriam (Solomon) Leavitt, 94, of Northborough, passed away peacefully with family gathered by her bedside Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015. Miriam was born in Boston, one of three children of Morris and Bessie Solomon. She grew up, lived, and worked as an office assistant for Optometrist Doctor Simons in Boston until starting a family. […]

Special coffee blend ready for Northborough’s 250th anniversary

December 28th, 2015

The 250th Committee Coffee Tasters included (first row, l to r) Amy Graham, Linda Corbin, Virginia Simms George, (second row, l to r) Norm Corbin, David Carlson, Bill Pantazis, Dawn Rand and Dale Rains. (Photo/Fred George)

Northborough – The Northborough 250th Anniversary Committee and friends recently participated in a coffee taste test at Armeno Coffee Roasters, Ltd. Three coffees were sampled and rated on aroma, taste and aftertaste. The winning coffee blend will be called Northborough250 Anniversary and will be sold during Northborough’s Anniversary year in 2016 at Armeno’s.

Kevin A. Anthony, 70, of Northborough

December 28th, 2015

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Northborough – Kevin A. Anthony passed away peacefully Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015 at Rose Monahan Hospice Home in Worcester, surrounded by his loving family, after a year-long struggle with esophageal cancer.  He just turned 70. His wife, Cecile M. (Gregoire) Anthony, died in 2003. He leaves behind his loving daughters, Denise Bacon and her husband […]

Local Christmas services

December 24th, 2015

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WESTBOROUGH Congregational Church of Westborough, 57 W. Main St., Dec. 24 at 5 p.m. (family service) and 7 p.m. (candlelight service). For more information, call the church at 508-366-2000 or visit uccwestboro.org. Unitarian Universalist Congregational Society of Westborough, 64 W. Main St., starts at 5:30 p.m. 508-366-2635, www.uucsw.dreamhosters.com/uu. First United Methodist Church of Westborough, 120 […]

Northborough police log, Dec. 25 edition

December 23rd, 2015

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Northborough Sunday, Dec. 6 12:45 a.m. Belmont St./Route 9. Auto theft. 1:56 a.m. Howard St. Ambulance. 5:30 p.m. Shops Way. Larceny. 8:02 p.m. Green St. Fire Department assist. Monday, Dec. 7 2:51 p.m. Forbes Rd. Fire Department assist. 5:24 p.m. South St. Accident – property damage. 7:07 p.m. Beeman Rd. Ambulance. Tuesday, Dec. 8 8:24 […]

Patricia J. Burgess, 72, of Northborough

December 22nd, 2015

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Northborough – Patricia J. (Cowen) Burgess, 72, passed away peacefully Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital after a courageous 14-year battle with cancer. She leaves her devoted husband of 47 years, Warren “Web” Burgess; her loving daughter, Julie Labonte and husband Timothy of Exeter, N.H.; four grandchildren, Gabriel, Karson, Caitlin and Sebastien; […]

Cornerstone Academy kids show caring by sharing this season

December 21st, 2015

Kids at Cornerstone Academy gathered donations for a local family in need.
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Northborough – The students and families of Cornerstone Academy, a private school in Northborough, are reaching out to a family in need this holiday season. The school is working with Northborough Helping Hands to collect toys, games and gift cards for a local family in need. Throughout the month of December, Cornerstone gathered 21 items for the family’s three children ranging in age from 2 to 9 years, and approximately $300 in gift cards.

Service of Light at Northborough’s Trinity Church

December 18th, 2015

Northborough – Trinity Church, 23 Main St., in Northborough will hold a Service of Light Tuesday, Dec. 22, at 7 p.m. for those who are missing a loved one, those who are estranged or far away from family and friends. It will be a meditative time of music, readings, prayer and a candle lighting ceremony. […]

After 47 years, Toomey says goodbye to Northborough police

December 18th, 2015

A “throwback” picture of William Toomey
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Northborough – Chances are if you have stopped in or called the Northborough Police Department for any reason, you have spoken with William Toomey. But as of Dec. 17, Toomey’s long career with the department – an astonishing 47 years – came to an end as he retired from his position of supervisor of communications and records and E-911 PSAP director.

Community involvement important to Northborough resident

December 17th, 2015

Northborough – Resident Amy Rogers works as an attorney with Traveler’s Insurance and is mom to four kids ranging from ages 3 to 11. Yet, she juggles her busy schedule to be able to give back to the community.

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