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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Northborough native to help run Cape League Baseball games this summer

June 14th, 2017

Northborough – His lifelong love for sports still fresh, Northborough native Allen Carmody is preparing to spend his summer helping plan and run baseball games in one of the best-known collegiate baseball leagues in the country – The Cape Cod Baseball League.

Algonquin Tri-M hosts open mic fundraiser with new twists

June 14th, 2017

Northborough/Southborough – On May 11, the Algonquin Regional High School chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor Society presented 19 acts featuring vocalists and musicians in its eighth annual Open Mic Night with some new twists.

Northborough police log, June 16 edition

June 14th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, May 28 4:27 a.m. Rice Ave. Auto theft. 12:06 p.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 12:50 p.m. Pleasant St. Well-being check. 6:49 p.m. Arrested, Silvio Renato Gomes, 43, of 525 Lincoln St., Marlborough, for op MV with license suspended, speeding in violation special regulation, OUI liquor, negligent operation of motor vehicle, warrant. Monday, May […]

American Legion Color Guard honored by Northborough Rotary

June 13th, 2017

Northborough – The Rotary Club of Northborough presented its prestigious Pride in Workmanship Award to the members of the American Legion Vincent F. Picard Post 234 Color Guard June 4 in a special ceremony held prior to the Legion’s monthly meeting.

Save the dates for Applefest 2017

June 13th, 2017

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Northborough – The Northborough Applefest Committee is currently planning this year’s celebration which will take place throughout the town from Thursday, Sept. 14, through Sunday, Sept. 17. More specific details will be released throughout the summer but Michelle Gillespie, the committee chair, wants residents and visitors alike to know that […]

Northborough Fire Captain honored for ‘lifetime of support’

June 12th, 2017

Northborough – Northborough Fire Department Captain Robert Theve was once again honored for providing an opportunity for individuals with special needs to be active participants in the community. Theve was instrumental in hiring Bryce Grenier, 22, a Northborough resident with cognitive impairments, to volunteer at the Fire Department one day a week to do light […]

Welcome to the world Mckenzie Jade Harrington!

June 11th, 2017

Northborough – Kaitlyn Ware and Joshua Harrington became the proud parents of Mckenzie Jade Harrington, who was born Apr. 7, 2017. Mckenzie came into the world weighing 6lbs. 14oz. and 19 inches long at 11:55 a.m. at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Worcester. Mckenzie’s maternal grandparents are Cheryl Vautier of Northborough and Robert Ware of West Roxbury. […]

Northborough Boy Scout Troop 101 celebrates 101st Eagle Scout

June 11th, 2017

Northborough – The dedication and many hours of service by Boy Scout Troop 101 over the years to the Northborough community can be seen and enjoyed all around town. The troop recently recognized its 101st Eagle Scout and also is in the preparation phase to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2018.

Northborough bank executive forms relationship with Rockwell Museum

June 11th, 2017

Northborough – As the market president for TD Bank of central, western and southeastern Massachusetts, Robert Babcock is constantly seeking activities and locations for his quarterly rewards and recognition events.

Northborough teen wins gold in national shooting competition

June 10th, 2017

Northborough – Rio Ferguson of Northborough traveled to the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Spring, Colo., April 6 to compete in his first National Junior Olympic Rifle Championships (NJORC). It was the second step to achieving his goal of medaling at the NJORC that he set two years ago when just 11 years old. The […]

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