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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Nominations now being accepted for Applefest 2014 grand marshal

June 24th, 2014

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Northborough – The Applefest Committee has already started planning the 2014 Applefest Celebration, which will be held throughout the town September 19-21. This will be the event’s 24th year. Nominations are now being accepted for the parade’s Grand Marshal, according to the committee’s chairperson, Michelle Gillespie.

Proctor School students visit Northborough Historical Society Museum

June 24th, 2014

Fannie E. Proctor Elementary School third-graders (l to r) Isabelle Neilson, Caroline Quinlan, Mark Stamoulis and Jovoni Mobley visit the Northborough Historical Society Museum.

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Northborough – Third-graders from Fannie E. Proctor Elementary School took a field trip June 18 to the Northborough Historical Society Museum, where they learned more about the town as well as their school’s namesake. The museum features a classroom setting with a college photo of Proctor dated 1904-1905. Another photo captures Proctor with her first-grade students.

Northborough selectmen approve police taser policy

June 24th, 2014

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Northborough – The Board of Selectmen June 23 cleared the way for the town’s police department to become the latest local force equipped with tasers.

Central One employee named Lions Club fellow

June 19th, 2014

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Northborough – Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) has named Kate Shaw, Northborough branch manager of Central One Federal Credit Union, a Melvin Jones Fellow in recognition of her commitment to serving the world community. Named for the founder of Lions Clubs International, Melvin Jones, the fellowship is one of the foundation’s highest recognitions, honoring the [...]

Northborough police sergeant to run Falmouth Road Race in memory of son

June 19th, 2014

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Northborough – Jim Bruce, a sergeant with the Northborough Police Department, will be running this year’s Falmouth Road Race to raise money and awareness for Compassionate Care ALS (CCALS). The race is scheduled to take place Aug. 17.      Sgt. Bruce will be pushing an empty wheelchair during the race in memory of his son [...]

Northborough ballplayers compete at Fenway Park

June 18th, 2014

Jeff Lamothe with his first place Pitch, Hit and Run Award at Fenway Park. (Photos/submitted)

Northborough – Jeffrey Lamothe took first place in the 11- to 12-year-old age group at Major League Baseball’s “Pitch, Hit and Run” Team Championship held at Fenway Park May 31. He is now waiting to see if he scored high enough to qualify for the National Finals, which will be held in July as part of MLB’s All-Star Week activities. The finalists receive an all-expense paid trip to the All-Star Game in Minneapolis, Min., where they will participate in numerous activities, including shagging fly balls during the Home Run Derby.

RenovoMD to host informational event June 26

June 18th, 2014

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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 [...]

Ruth T. Dumas, 91, of Northborough

June 18th, 2014

Northborough – Ruth T. (Latham) Dumas, 91, died Monday, June 16, 2014 at Beaumont of Northborough after a short illness. She leaves her devoted husband of 68 years, Raymond F. Dumas; her loving children, Darlene Santora and her husband Paul of Shrewsbury, Raymond Dumas of Sterling, and Kevin Dumas and his wife Diana of Roxbury, [...]

Lincoln Street School Field Day connects sports and science

June 16th, 2014

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Northborough- The weather was picture perfect as the students, faculty and volunteers held their annual Field Day at the Lincoln Street School June 6.

Northborough Rotary awards scholarships

June 16th, 2014

Rotary scholarship recipients: (Back row, l to r) Allysa Uhlman, Laura Morris, Lucy LeBlond, Kyra Shreeve, (front row, l to r) Emily Morris, Meghan Murray, Veronica Mueller and Hope Drew. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – The Northborough Rotary Club presented scholarships totally $8,000 to nine deserving local students June 5 at its weekly luncheon meeting. This is the 43rd year the Northborough Rotary has awarded college scholarships, funded by the annual pancake breakfast and the support of more than 150 community businesses and individuals over the years.

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