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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Robert A. Derosier, 64, of Northborough

October 24th, 2016


Northborough/Holden – Robert A. Derosier, a longtime resident of Northborough and formerly of Holden, passed away Friday, Oct. 22, 2016 after a long illness. He was 64 years old. Robert was born July 26, 1952, the son of the late Arnold H. and J. Doris (Sanders) Derosier. He grew up in Northborough and attended Northborough […]

The history of White Cliffs History – ‘Water System’

October 24th, 2016

Daniel Wesson’s Pump House along Stirrup Brook in 1897. (Photo/Courtesy Massachusetts State Archives)

Northborough – Daniel Wesson’s mansion required a significant quantity of water for the indoor plumbing, gardens, ponds and fountains.

Come celebrate Northborough at its 250th finale event

October 24th, 2016


Northborough – The final days to purchase your tickets to the Northborough’s 250th Finale dinner dance are quickly approaching. The event will take place Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Double Tree by Hilton, 5400 Computer Drive, Westborough, from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at the Northborough Town Clerk’s office, 63 Main […]

Jeanne Maher, 89, of Northborough

October 21st, 2016

Northborough – Jeanne (Whynot) Maher passed away Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 after a long illness. She was 89 years old. Jeanne was born April 5, 1927, the youngest of seven children, to the late Fred and Florence Whynot of Newton. She was predeceased in 1978 by her husband, Frank H. Maher, as well as by […]

Free flu clinic to be held for Northborough residents

October 21st, 2016

Northborough – The Northborough Board of Health, in cooperation with Salmon VNA & Hospice, will be sponsoring a free seasonal flu immunization clinic for the residents of Northborough.  The clinic will be held Wednesday, Nov. 2, from 3-5 p.m., at the Senior Center located at 119 Bearfoot Rd. Please wear a short sleeved shirt and […]

Algonquin Regional cross country teams host fundraising shoe drive

October 21st, 2016

Algonquin Regional Cross Country boys’ team at a recent meet. Photos/Jeff Slovin

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams are hosting a shoe drive fundraiser through Thanksgiving. The teams have partnered with Funds2Orgs, which purchases the shoes collected from the teams, and then provides them to micro-enterprises in developing nations.

Two Algonquin graduates take a cappella skills to UMass and beyond

October 21st, 2016


Northborough – For two local Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) graduates, a cappella is serious business. Northborough residents Alexander (Xander) Teplansky (class of 2012) and Linnea Henningson (class of 2014) met at ARHS and have forged a friendship spanning several years based on a mutual love of music. With an album coming out in the fall and opportunities such as the TV show “Sing It On” on Pop TV and an appearance on the New Kids on the Block show “Rock this Boat,” they are driven.

Northborough police log, Oct. 21 edition

October 19th, 2016

police log

Northborough Sunday, Oct. 2 7:49 a.m. Newton St. Ambulance. 8:30 a.m. Shops Way. Accident: P.I. 1:52 p.m. Avalon Dr. Disturbance. 5:20 p.m. Gladwalt Rd. Well-being check. 5:38 p.m. Avalon Dr. Ambulance. Monday, Oct. 3 12:07 a.m. Otis St. Larceny. 8:40 a.m. Cyrus Way. Litter/illegal dumping. 9:48 a.m. Maple Ln. Larceny. 10:37 a.m. Whitney St. Fire […]

Erik J. Sowden, 24, of Northborough

October 17th, 2016


Northborough – Erik J. Sowden passed away at home Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 after a heroin overdose. Erik’s family wishes that this will bring awareness to everyone in hopes of preventing the heartache that they are now experiencing. He leaves behind his parents, “EJ” and Kathy Sowden; his brother, Justin Sowden; his paternal grandmother, Linda […]

Robert J. Bagdis, 80, of Northborough

October 17th, 2016


Northborough – Robert “Bob” Bagdis passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 2, 2016 with his family by his side. He was 80 years old, and had refused to let many decades of COPD keep him from enjoying life. He was born to the late Mary (Kupstas) Bagdis Kriptowicz and Joseph Bagdis on Oct. 17, 1935. Bob […]

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