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 Police searching for alleged assailant

June 29th, 2016

Police sketch of alleged assailant
Photo/courtesy Northborough Police Department

Northborough – The Northborough Police Department are searching for a man who allegedly on June 23 assaulted a young woman jogging on Lyman Street near Talbot Road.

During the subsequent search of the area, a second female in Westborough reported to the Westborough Police Department that two men in a small black car circled around her in the area of Lake Chauncy.

Following in the family tradition

June 29th, 2016

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Northborough – Northborough Police Sgt. Joseph Galvin meets with “Officer” Ryan Kelly. Ryan’s grandfather, Brad Newman, worked as a police officer first in Northborough and then in Framingham before retiring in 2009.

Northborough police log, July 1 edition

June 29th, 2016

police log

Northborough Sunday, June 12 1:21 a.m. Arrested, Mina Nadia Mansouri, 30, of Hulbert Rd., Apt. 10, Worcester, for possess Class C with intent to distribute, possess Class D with intent to distribute, possess Class E with intent to distribute. 12:21 p.m. Village Dr. Ambulance. 1:02 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Fire Department assist. 7:52 p.m. Village Dr. […]

Northborough Applefest dates announced; Grand Marshal nominations sought

June 27th, 2016

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Northborough – The Northborough Applefest Committee has already spent months planning for the upcoming fall festival, which will be taking place Thursday, Sept. 15, through Sunday, Sept. 18.

This year Applefest will be tying in with Northborough’s 250th anniversary celebration theme throughout the weekend with events and activities.

Northborough’s American Legion baseball ready for summer season

June 27th, 2016

Northborough’s Jason Lu makes a sliding catch in the outfield

Region – Northborough Post 234, the Northborough / Westborough region’s entry into American Legion District 4 baseball is back for 2016 and may be just one of the area’s best summer treats for fans who love the game.

Exhibit highlights struggles of workers throughout history

June 24th, 2016

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Northborough – The Northborough Free Library will be hosting an exhibit of posters titled “Workers Struggles” July 5-28, to give a visual display of many of the problems workers encounter in trying to secure decent wages and working conditions.

Northborough Police Department offer warning after jogger assaulted

June 23rd, 2016

Northborough – The Northborough Police Department released this statement this afternoon: At approximately 10:30 a.m. this morning a young female jogger was assaulted on Lyman Street near Talbot Road. As the jogger approached the railroad bridge she saw a male subject standing at the railing. Shortly after she passed him she realized that he was […]

Northborough police log, June 24 edition

June 22nd, 2016

police log

Northborough Sunday, June 5 12:14 a.m. Indian Meadow Dr. Ambulance. 12:41 a.m. Lawrence St. Fire Department assist. 8:35 a.m. Deacon St. Well-being check. Monday, June 6 10:01 a.m. Church St. Well-being check. 12:47 p.m. Belmont St./Route 9. Accident – property damage. 1:36 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Accident – property damage. 4:05 p.m. St. James Dr. Fraud. […]

Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism recognizes Northborough dad

June 20th, 2016

(l to r) Andrew, Debra, Ken, and Ryan Roberts participating in the Waterville Valley Adaptive Ski Weekend

Photo/Dean Haymes

Northborough – Northborough resident Ken Roberts was one of three fathers recently honored by the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families affected by autism live life to the fullest. The fathers were recognized for creating an active lifestyle for their children on the spectrum. The recognition is part of the foundation’s Autism on the Go initiative, which addresses the importance of an active lifestyle by funding recreation, sports and music programs for families affected by autism.

Join the Applefest parade for Northborough’s 250th anniversary

June 19th, 2016

Northborough – The Applefest Committee is inviting everyone to participate in the historic parade as part of Northborough’s 250th anniversary celebration. The parade will take place Saturday, Sept. 17, at 1 p.m. Neighborhoods, groups, friends and clubs are welcome to join. Email to receive an application.

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