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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Town honored with seventh consecutive budget award

November 27th, 2016

(l to r) Kim Foster, assistant town administrator; John Coderre, town administrator; William Pantazis, chair, Board of Selectmen; June Hubbard-Ward, finance director; and Jason Little, town accountant.

Northborough – Town Administrator John Coderre presented a plaque to the Board of Selectmen at its Nov. 14 meeting honoring its seventh consecutive award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). The GFOA is a nonprofit professional organization throughout North America. This is the highest award offered in public budgeting and Northborough was one of a handful in the commonwealth to receive this honor.

Northborough officials discuss tax classification

November 27th, 2016

Northborough – At the Nov. 14 Board of Selectmen’s meeting, Town Administrator John Coderre gave a presentation regarding the classification and valuation of property in relation to a single tax rate versus a split tax rate for commercial and residential property owners. The presentation was followed by a public hearing, required by law, before the board of selectmen voted to establish the tax rate and locking in the budget for Fiscal Year 2017.

‘Joy of Card Making Class’ to be held in Northborough and Westborough

November 24th, 2016

Northborough/Westborough – Elderwood Home Care will present two classes on “The Joy of Card Making,” in which participants will craft their own handmade cards for any occasion. Whether you are an avid crafter or not, everyone can do this activity and create some beautiful and useful cards for friends and family. The first class will […]

Sewing group donates 100 dolls to girls through holiday project

November 24th, 2016

Members of the Dolls and More group of the American Sewing Guild, Boston chapter. Photos/submitted

Northborough – A small group of members from the Boston chapter of the American Sewing Guild (ASG) have been making holiday dreams come true for young girls for the past six years. The mission of the 16 women is to donate 100 dolls each year to community groups and charities, which work with young girls who live in shelters or are in crisis.

Northborough police log, Nov. 25 edition

November 23rd, 2016

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Northborough Sunday, Nov. 6 8:20 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 10:08 a.m. Reservoir St. Dog complaint. 3:34 p.m. West St. Fire Dept. asst. 8:04 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Larceny. Monday, Nov. 7 2:12 a.m. Arrested, Sergio O. Gonzalez, 23, of 35 McGee Ave., Marlborough, for marked lanes violation, OUI liquor 2nd offense, drink alcohol from open […]

Converting your memories so they play again

November 22nd, 2016

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Business name: Northboro Media Service

Address: 12 Forrest Road, Northborough

Owner: Jeff Ward

Contact Information: 508-393-9440

Alfred J. Del Re, 46, of Northborough

November 21st, 2016

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Northborough – Alfred “Al” J. Del Re, 46, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. He leaves his devoted wife of 22 years, Jodi C. (Kraus) Del Re; his loving children, Maggie Del Re and Ray Del Re, both of Northborough; his parents, AJ Del Re Jr. and his wife Jenny of Pelham Manor, N.Y., and […]

Northborough couple endeavor to spread Rotary’s mission

November 20th, 2016

(l to r) Dr. Satya B. Mitra and his wife Sheema, from the Rotary Club of Worcester and Pat and Skip Doyle of the Rotary club of Northborough attend the Rotary International conference in South Korea.

Northborough – For the past 20 years, Patricia (Pat) and Francis (Skip) Doyle have been a formidable team as members of the Rotary Club of Northborough. Skip has served as the club’s president for three terms and both he and Pat have been district trustees and assistant governors. Both have been named Paul Harris Fellows (the Rotary’s highest honor) multiple times.

Naturalist artist to be featured at Northborough Art Guild

November 18th, 2016

Northborough – Laurie Bebick will be the featured artist at the Tuesday, Nov. 29, program of the Northborough Art Guild. The program starts at 7:30 p.m. and is held at the Northborough Historical Society building at the corner of Main and School Street. Bebick’s love of animals has led her to concentrate on this theme with […]

Patti R. Rogers, 62, of Northborough

November 18th, 2016

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Northborough – Patti R. (Keach) Rogers, 62, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016. She leaves her loving husband of 40 years, Dr. Rick G. Rogers; her sister, Judy Keach and husband Ronald of Milford; and two nephews, Scott Ayotte and Ryan Ayotte, both of Milford. Born and raised in Milford, she was the daughter of […]

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