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 log, May 12 edition

May 10th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, April 23 3:34 p.m. Maple St. Disturbance. 3:44 p.m. Main St. Trespass. 4:25 p.m. Shops Way. Fraud. 9:46 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Keep the peace. 11-13 p.m. Otis St. Well-being check. Monday, April 24 11:08 a.m. West Main St. Fraud. 2:04 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Larceny. 6:08 p.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 10:49 p.m. Main […]

Perreault, Rand retain seats on Northborough Board of Selectmen

May 9th, 2017

Northborough – Voters in the May 9 Annual Town Election chose incumbents Jason Perreault (563 votes) and Dawn Rand (561 votes) for the two open spots on the Northborough Board of Selectmen. The two narrowly defeated Timothy Kaelin who received 514 votes. The fourth candidate in the race, Brian Strand, received 243 votes. According to unofficial […]

Mary L. Brigham, 89, of Northborough and West Falmouth

May 9th, 2017

Northborough/West Falmouth – Mary L. Brigham, 89, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Cape Heritage Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Sandwich, with family by her side. Her husband, Paul L. Brigham Sr., died in 2002. She leaves her son, Paul L. Brigham Jr. and his wife Marilyn of Northborough; her daughter, Pamela B. Lippincott […]

Algonquin actress continues adding stage credits to resume

May 8th, 2017

Northborough – Christina DiMare’s resume is filled with stage credits including eight summers with the Hudson-based River’s Edge Arts Alliance (REAA) and performances at Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) in Northborough, where she’s now completing her junior year. She also landed her first professional gig last summer at the largest operating regional theater in New England.

The DiMare family moved from Framingham to Northborough when she was 7 and entering second grade at Marguerite E. Peaslee Elementary School. Her mother suggested a summer theater camp to meet other children.

Habitat for Humanity volunteers build playhouses for families of veterans

May 7th, 2017

Northborough – Over 50 volunteers occupied the parking lot at Trinity Church April 29 as they teamed up with Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Great Worcester’s Operation Playhouse. Two playhouses were built, designed, and decorated and at the end of the day were unveiled and donated to two local military families.

Charles H. Harper, 89, formerly of Northborough

May 5th, 2017

Northborough/Westborough – Charles H. “Charlie” Harper, 89, formerly of Northborough, died Thursday, April 27, 2017 in his home in Cary, N.C. He was predeceased by his wife, Jean; his sister, Carol Bercume; and his brother, Herbert Harper. He leaves his son, Daniel Harper of Cary, N.C.; daughters, Nancy Harper of Dallas, Texas and Patricia Enzien […]

Northborough police log, May 5 edition

May 3rd, 2017

Northborough Sunday, April 16 6:59 a.m. Deacon St. Ambulance. 11:56 a.m. Northgate Rd. Vandalism. 1:21 p.m. Sunset Dr. Ambulance. Monday, April 17 7:57 a.m. Otis St. Auto theft. 8:19 a.m. East Main St. Breaking and entering. 10:53 a.m. Shops Way. Larceny. 1:16 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Breaking and entering. Tuesday, April 18 10:08 a.m. Greenland Cir. […]

Openings still available for Northborough Travelers early fall trip

May 2nd, 2017

Northborough – The Northborough Travelers will be taking a 3-day tour of Washington, D.C. in the early fall, and it still has openings for those interested in taking part. The group departs Sept. 29, returning Oct. 1. The tour, arranged by Tours of Distinction, includes deluxe motor coach transportation with tour escort, two nights’ hotel […]

Northborough and Southborough to hold town elections May 9

May 2nd, 2017

Northborough/Southborough – The towns of Northborough and Southborough will be holding their respective town elections this year on Tuesday, May 9. The Community Advocate has invited candidates running for the Board of Selectmen races in each town to submit a statement about why they are running for these positions. Candidates who have replied have had […]

Northborough Area Community Chorus to present concert

April 28th, 2017

Northborough – The Northborough Area Community Chorus (NACC) will be presenting its 46th Annual Spring Concert, “The Name is a Song” Sunday, May 7 at 3:15 p.m.  at Algonquin Regional High School, 79 Bartlett St. The chorus, under the direction of founder Anthony Volpe with accompanist David Rose, is supported in part by grants from […]

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