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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Northborough Free Library to be closed June 13 – 16

June 10th, 2014

Northborough – The Northborough Free Library, located at 34 Main St., will be closed Friday, June 13, at 2 p.m., through Monday, June 16, at noon, for carpet replacement in the lobby and meeting rooms. Because of the primary location in the library for the work, regular business could not be conducted, and handicapped access [...]

Shirley M. Kelley, 85, of Northborough

June 10th, 2014

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Northborough – Shirley M. (Clifford) Kelley died peacefully in her sleep at home Saturday, June 7, 2014. She was 85. Her husband, William J. Kelley, died in 1990. She leaves behind her children, David Kelley, Steven Kelley of Auburn, Andrea Parker of Ellsworth, Maine, Richard Kelley of Northborough, and Kevin Kelley of Woodstock, Conn.; her [...]

Northborough Scout helping to bring music to inner-city youth

June 5th, 2014

James Miotto of Northborough with some of the instruments he has collected as part of his Eagle Scout project. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – Seventeen-year-old high school senior and Northborough Troop 101 Senior Patrol Leader James Miotto has spent most of his life bringing music to people. As a trumpeter in the Boston Youth Symphony for four years, he has performed in the Central District Music Festival every year since he was an eighth-grader. He has been [...]

RenovoMD to host informational event

June 5th, 2014

Northborough – RenovoMD will be hosting an informational evening Thursday, June 26, at 5:30 p.m. During the event Dr. Jean Casello will present the various treatments available for eye enhancements including non-invasive skin tightening, BOTOX, cosmetic dermal fillers, and permanent makeup. Also learn about new eyebrow shaping tips, enhancements for inadequate eyelashes and more! Door [...]

Northborough church youth group holds car wash fundraiser

June 2nd, 2014

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Northborough – The Saint Rose of Lima Church held its eighth annual car wash fundraiser May 31.

In spite of challenges, Northborough resident achieves Boy Scouts highest honor

May 28th, 2014

Pamela, Daniel (center) and Dennis Fitzgerald

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Northborough – Only 7 percent of Boy Scouts achieve the rank of Eagle Scout, the organization’s highest honor, and even fewer who have intellectual disabilities do so.

Daniel Fitzgerald, 20, who is autistic, is among this elite group. A member of Northborough’s Troop 101, he officially became an Eagle Scout April 22.

Northborough pays tribute to fallen heroes

May 27th, 2014

Parade Chair Gerard Bourque assists World War II veterans Harvey Chapdelaine and Connie Ludovico as they lay a wreath at the World War II – Korean War – Vietnam War Memorial.

Northborough – On May 26, the Memorial Day parade made stops for ceremonies at four monuments in downtown Northborough. Participants included many members of the American Legion Vincent F. Picard Post 234 and guest veterans, town and state officials, and Scout troops. Music was provided by the Algonquin Regional High School Marching Band and Chamber Choir.

Gerry L. Salo, 66, of Northborough

May 27th, 2014

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Northborough – Gerry L. (Magay) Salo, died Friday, May 23, 2014 at UMass Memorial Medical Center – Memorial Campus in Worcester, after a long illness. She was 66. She leaves her husband of 45 years, Alan Salo; her brother, James Magay and his wife Edna of Sterling; her two nephews, Christopher and Alex Magay; and [...]

Eagle Scout project maps Northborough, past and present

May 27th, 2014

Northborough–For his Eagle Scout project, Daniel Fishbein didn’t hammer, nail, or saw any boards, but he still managed to build something that town residents will be able to use for years to come.

Rand named chair of Northborough Board of Selectmen

May 27th, 2014

Northborough – The Board of Selectmen reorganized at the start of its May 19 meeting, it’s first since the May 12 town election saw Jason Perrerault elected to the board for the first time.

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