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 Education Foundation awards over $26,000 in grants

October 18th, 2015

The Northborough Education Foundation (NEF) recently awarded one of 15 grants to the Marguerite E. Peaslee School: (l to r) NEF Vice President Kristen Forbush, NEF Treasurer Amy Staunton, NEF President Marile Borden, Peaslee Librarian Nancy Kellner and Peaslee Tech Specialist Nick Greenwood. (Photo/Sue Ogar)

Northborough – Northborough Education Foundation (NEF) awarded over $26,000 in grant to 15 grant recipients during a special ceremony held at the Northborough Free Library Sept. 15. Superintendent of Schools Christine Johnson thanked NEF and noted her appreciation for teachers and staff who went the extra mile to seize the opportunity to write and submit […]

Northborough police log, Oct. 16 edition

October 14th, 2015

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Northborough Sunday, Sept. 27 7:23 a.m. Avalon Dr. Fire Department assist. 12:03 p.m. West Main St. Dog complaint. 5:02 p.m. Main St. Disturbance. 5:57 p.m. West Main St. Ambulance. Monday, Sept. 28 10:46 a.m. Crestwood Dr. Ambulance. 4:35 p.m. Wesson Ter. Dog complaint. 9:42 p.m. Whitney St. Ambulance. Tuesday, Sept. 29 8:19 a.m. Allison Rd. […]

Stephen J. FitzGerald, 66, of Northborough

October 14th, 2015

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Northborough – Stephen J. FitzGerald, 66, of Northborough, formerly of Westborough, died Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015 at the UMass/Memorial Healthcare-University Hospital in Worcester. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late John T. and Gertrude (Foley) FitzGerald. He was educated in Westborough schools and was a 1966 graduate of Westborough High School. Following […]

Northborough’s winter gear drive in its seventh year

October 12th, 2015

Northborough – The Northborough Helping Hands Association, Inc., (NHAA) is seeking donations of gently used winter coats, snow pants and boots for its seventh annual Winter Gear Drive. Only toddler through teen sizes are being collected at this time. Drop off locations include Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., and Northborough Recreation Department, 63 Main […]

Sarah Lehane, 97, of Northborough

October 12th, 2015

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Northborough/Attleboro Falls/Salisbury Beach – Sarah “Sally” Boscketti Lehane, of Northborough, passed away peacefully after a brief illness Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at the age of 97, with her daughters by her side. Her husband, Robert D. Lehane, passed away in 2003. Sally leaves her devoted and loving daughters, Helena M. Lehane of New York, N.Y., […]

Algonquin field hockey shuts out Wachusett

October 12th, 2015

Algonquin senior Taylor Long (#17) makes a play for the ball in a game against Wachusett

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks field hockey team defeated the Wachusett Regional High School Mountaineers by a score of 4-0 in a game played on October 9.

Northborough police log, Oct. 9 edition

October 7th, 2015

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Northborough Sunday, Sept. 20 12:43 a.m. Sunset Dr. Disturbance. 9:00a .m. Rice Ave. Vandalism. 10:41 a.m. Maynard St. Breaking and entering. 11:46 a.m. Bartlett St. Ambulance. 12:39 p.m. Bartlett St. Fire Department assist. 8:25 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Well-being check. Monday, Sept. 21 10:52 a.m. Bearfoot Rd. Fire Department assist. 11:49 a.m. Northgate Rd. Ambulance. 5:29 […]

Red Dress Run raises $300 for charity

October 6th, 2015

Participants in the sixth annual Red Dress Run in Worcester. (Photo/submitted)

Region – The Northborough affiliate of the International Hash House Harriers Running Club announced a $300.69 donation will be made to the Worcester County Food Bank on behalf of the sponsors and participants of the sixth annual Red Dress Run that was completed Sept. 26 in the Canal District of Worcester. Nearly 70 female and […]

Algonquin Tops Marlborough in Soccer Doubleheader

October 5th, 2015

Marlborough’s Paulo Silva (#7) and Algonquin’s Sebastian Royo (#28) vie for the ball

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks boys and girls soccer teams were both victorious in games played against the Marlborough High School Panthers on October 3, 2015.

In the first game of the evening, the Algonquin boys defeated Shrewsbury by a score of 3-1. The Algonquin boys’ team season record improves to 5-1-2 while Marlborough falls to 1-4-2.

Cultural Council now accepting grant applications

October 4th, 2015

Northborough – The Northborough Cultural Council is currently accepting applications for grants to fund programs or events that showcase arts, humanities and interpretive sciences benefiting the community. If you have a program you believe would be eligible for consideration for funding, you are invited to send your application by Thursday, Oct. 15, to Northborough Cultural […]

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