The 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.
December 29th, 2015
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. […]
December 28th, 2015
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.
December 28th, 2015
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 […]
December 24th, 2015
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 […]
December 23rd, 2015
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 […]
December 22nd, 2015
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; […]
December 21st, 2015
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.
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. […]
December 18th, 2015
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.
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.