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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Ronald M. Ledoux, 73, of Northborough

January 4th, 2017

Northborough – Ronald M. Ledoux passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017 at Massachusetts General Hospital after a courageous battle with brain cancer. He was 73. He leaves his devoted wife of 50 years, Kathleen E. (Healy) Ledoux; his loving children, Michelle Wardell and her husband Whit of  Canal Winchester, Ohio, Matthew Ledoux and his wife […]

St. Rose of Lima collects more than 1,000 gifts for families in need

January 2nd, 2017

Northborough – St. Rose of Lima recently collected approximately 1,100 gifts for children and families in need as part of their Giving Tree effort run by the church’s youth. Around 70 student volunteers in grades 7-12 were involved this year.

Central One supports NEF’s Chromebooks for Classrooms campaign

December 28th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Central One Federal Credit Union donated $1,000 to Northborough Education Foundation’s (NEF) Chromebooks for Classrooms campaign Nov. 21. Kate Shaw, Central One branch manager in Northborough, presented the check to Marile Borden, who accepted the contribution on behalf of the foundation. The Chromebooks for Classrooms, a technology initiative commenced by the NEF, seeks […]

Katherine M. Tulis, 93, of Northborough

December 28th, 2016

Northborough – Katherine M. (Boudreau) Tulis passed away peacefully Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016 at Christopher House of Worcester. She leaves three daughters, Lorraine Yellick and her husband Alick of Northborough, Ann Marie Hardy and her husband Paul of Magnolia, and Christine Tulis of San Anselmo, Calif.; her sister, Elaine Montgomery of Arlington; two grandchildren, Jennifer […]

Christopher Orciuch, 47, of Northborough and Webster

December 27th, 2016

Northborough/Webster – Christopher “Buppy” Orciuch, our beloved brother, age 47, formerly of Northborough, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016. Born Aug. 11, 1969 in Fort Hood Texas, he was the son of John J Orciuch and Patricia A Loughlin, formerly of Auburn. He was predeceased 13 years ago, by our beautiful angelic mother, Patricia. He […]

William R. Deveaux, 55, of Northborough/Marlborough

December 27th, 2016

Northborough/Marlborough – William R. “Bill” Deveaux, devoted father and widely-respected electrician, passed away Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 from injuries sustained in a work accident. He was 55 years old. Bill resided in Northborough from 1986 until 2007, when he accomplished a lifelong dream and purchased his home on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester. Among his survivors, […]

Robert M. Flint, 90, formerly of Northborough

December 27th, 2016

Northborough – Robert M. Flint, 90, formerly of Northborough, died Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016 at D’Youville of Lowell, after an extended illness. His wife, Margaret C. (McKechnie), died in 2001. He leaves his daughters, Susan Lovett of Chelmsford; Janet Lanteigne and her husband Peter of Athol; four grandchildren, Joseph Boyd, Jeffrey Boyd, Christopher Lovett and […]

Northborough Turkey Trot raises funds for food pantry

December 26th, 2016

Northborough – Over 500 runners participated in the ninth annual Turkey Trot, held Nov. 24, raising over $14,000 for the Northborough Food Pantry. At its inception in 2008, organizer Rita Matraia said she “just wanted to get people moving on Thanksgiving morning”. That year 30 participants joined her from her Colby Street home to “trot” […]

Algonquin alumna achieves international acclaim, remembers local roots

December 18th, 2016

Northborough – Sitting on her father’s lap while he played the piano is a fond memory for Algonquin Regional High School alumna Cynthia Lee Wong. Although her dad wasn’t a professional pianist, his love of filling their home with his renditions of Chopin pieces made it natural for her to take to playing the instrument. She developed a lifelong passion for playing and composing music and has gained international acclaim for her works.

Historic signs installed to recognize three Northborough cemeteries

December 18th, 2016

Northborough – In September 2016 the Northborough Historic District Commission (NHDC) installed three signs in three of Northborough’s historic burial grounds to identify the Brigham Street Burial Ground, the Howard Street Burial Ground, and the Howard Street Cemetery. The signs, which were designed by the NHDC and manufactured by Expose Signs in Northborough, are the first to recognize the burial grounds.

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  • James: An outstanding effort! Is there a way the community can support?
  • Tim Beaudoin: I am so sorry for your loss. I am so sorry.
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