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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Zeh students compete in global DI tournament

June 8th, 2016

The "Northborough DI-Pression" team gets ready to compete at the Global Destination Imagination Tournament in Knoxville, Tenn. in May. Pictured (from left):  Jonah Sagarin, Nathan Spadafora, Elliott Fang, Ashlyn Moore, Danielle Spadafora, Adrien Moulin, and Mason Drew
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Northborough – A team of seven students from the Marion E. Zeh School represented Massachusetts and came in 11th place at the Global Destination Imagination (DI) Tournament in Knoxville, Tenn., at the end of May.

This has been an exciting journey for Adrien Moulin, Jonah Sagarin, Elliott Fang, Mason Drew, Ashlyn Moore, Nathan Spadafora and Danielle Spadafora.

“Destination Imagination is a worldwide group that begins in elementary school and continues into the high school,” explained team leader Shari Spadafora.

Northborough police log, June 10 edition

June 8th, 2016

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Northborough Sunday, May 22 11:44 a.m. Church St. Accident – personal injury. 1:34 p.m. Lyman St. Accident – personal injury. 4:49 p.m. Belmont St./Route 9. Accident – personal injury. 6:20 p.m. Foxwood Ln. Dog complaint. Monday, May 23 10:50 a.m. Bryant Ln. Well-being check. 12:34 p.m. Arrested, Devin Felliz-Largesse, 53, of 111 Endicott St., Worcester, […]

Algonquin graduate making his mark as an award-winning television reporter

June 8th, 2016

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Northborough – Northborough-native Chris Conte, 29, credits Algonquin Regional High School, especially his English teacher Tom Alera, with contributing to his success as a television reporter. Conte is currently a general assignment reporter for a CBS affiliate in Nashville, Tenn., and has won an Edward R. Murrow Award for writing, an Upper Midwest Emmy, and 10 Mid-South Regional Emmy awards. And his career has just begun.

Algonquin baseball loses a heartbreaker in quarterfinal game

June 7th, 2016

Algonquin starting pitcher Matt Geoffrion delivers a pitch in the first inning.

Northborough – For five-and-one-third innings of the second-seed Algonquin Regional High baseball team’s CMass Division 1 quarterfinal matchup versus visiting seventh-seed Wachusett Regional on Monday, it was as if Tomahawk standout pitcher Matt Geoffrion had cast a silent spell on his opponents’ bats. During that time, the University of Maine-bound Geoffrion and mates were cruising comfortably with a 2-0 lead that to many on hand seemed insurmountable.

Davidian Brothers Farm now accepting applications for 2016 CSA

June 6th, 2016

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Northborough – Davidian Brothers Farm is now accepting applications for its 2016 Community Supported Agriculture (CSA). A CSA consists of a community of individuals who pledge support to a farm operation so that the farmland becomes the community’s farm, with the growers and consumers providing mutual support and sharing the risks and benefits of food production.

Ryan receives Coldwell Banker® award

June 6th, 2016

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Northborough – Sue Ryan of Hudson, a sales associate affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Northborough, has been recognized with the Coldwell Banker® International Diamond Society award. This distinguished honor is awarded to the top 11 percent of approximately 87,000 sales associates worldwide in the Coldwell Banker® system.

Special education teachers and community members honored

June 3rd, 2016

The 2015-2016 “Go the Distance” award winners

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Northborough – The Northborough Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council (NSPAC) recently hosted its sixth annual “Go the Distance” awards ceremony May 24 in the Algonquin Regional High School cafeteria. The event, which attracted approximately 200 guests, celebrated special educators and members of the community who have made a difference in the lives of special needs students in the district.

Spring Classic basketball tournament benefits Coaching4Change

June 2nd, 2016

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Northborough – Ninety-two basketball players competed in the fourth annual 135 Spring Classic tournament May 29 at the Ellsworth-McAfee Park.

Teams of three players each competed in this year’s tournament and raised more than $1,200 for Coaching4Change, an organization whose mission is to teach high school students to become leaders by providing them opportunities to coach afterschool youth sports programs and organizing school-wide athletics tournaments. Coaching4Change provides a network of college mentors, teachers and parents to the students, creating a support system enabling them to experience successes both in the classroom and through coaching.

Jessie E. Brown, 91, formerly of North Scituate, R.I. and Northborough

June 2nd, 2016

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Milford – Jessie E. Brown, 91, formerly of North Scituate, R.I. and Northborough, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016 at Whitcomb House Assisted Living in Milford, where she had been a resident for four years. Jessie was born in Providence, R.I. on April 12, 1924, one of five children of Robert M. and Elizabeth A. Baillie. […]

Northborough free concert series kicks off June 30

June 2nd, 2016

Northborough residents, Rachel Rudsit and her dad, John Rudsit at last year's Beatles for Sale concert. 
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Northborough – The Northborough Community Affairs Committee announced the return of their free Summer Concert Series for 2016. All concerts will be held on Thursdays at Ellsworth-McAfee Park (Route 135) in Northborough from 6 – 8 p.m. New this year, there will be Food Truck Nights July 28 and Aug. 11.

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