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NORTHBOROUGH LOCAL NEWS & EVENTS, MA

Explore Northborough’s pulse with up-to-the-minute updates on our newspaper. Stay connected to local events and breaking news in Northborough, MA. We cover the latest happenings, ensuring you’re informed about all significant events in the community.

Northborough remembers fallen hometown hero

Northborough – On May 25, the Memorial Day parade made stops for ceremonies at four monuments in downtown Northborough. This year, speakers paid tribute to U.S. Army Spc. Brian K. Arsenault of Northborough. The Bronze Star recipient and 2004 Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) graduate was killed in action at age 24 last September in Ghazni, Afghanistan.

Algonquin Girls Lacrosse Tops North Middlesex

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks girls lacrosse team defeated the North Middlesex Regional High School Patriots by a score of 13-2 in a game played May 22.

Algonquin is a ‘heart-smart’ school

Northborough – The American Heart Association recently recognized Algonquin Regional High School as a CPR SMART School after passing a policy that requires CPR...

Northborough Police to launch recruitment drive

Northborough - The police department will stage a recruitment drive to attract potential officer candidates, as retirements and outside job opportunities drive the need for a fresh set of prospects for the force. “We need to have a recruitment process,” Police Chief Mark Leahy told selectmen May 18.

Conservation restriction adds to TriTown Landscape Preservation tally

Northborough - Selectmen May 18 voted to accept a conservation restriction that will permanently protect nearly 22 acres of land in the area of the ongoing TriTown Landscape Preservation Project.

Ellen M. Oberg, 94, of Northborough

Northborough - Ellen M. (Larson) Oberg passed away peacefully Sunday, May 17, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester. She was 94. She leaves behind...

Update on Route 20 resurfacing project in Northborough

Northborough – The town of Northborough has issued a press release about the progress of the ongoing Route 20 resurfacing project and related work: The...

Northborough Scouts assist in planting flags for veterans

Northborough - The Northborough Vincent F. Picard Post 234 American Legion asked for assistance to place flags at the gravesites of American veterans in honor of Memorial Day, Monday, May 25.

Wegmans invites graduates to celebrate May 16

Northborough – All local students who will be graduating from high school this year are invited to stop into the Wegmans store in the Northborough Crossing this Saturday, May 16 to enjoy a complimentary slice of cake. Wegmans Food Markets has also announced that the Wegmans Employee Scholarship Program will award college tuition assistance to 1,736 new recipients for the upcoming academic year.

Zeh School holds Environmental Awareness Week

Northborough - In honor of Earth Day April 22, the Marion E. Zeh School Environmental Team had its annual Environmental Awareness Week the last week of April. Activities and presentations were planned for each day of the week to encourage students, teachers and families to learn about the importance of taking care of the earth.

Community Preservation Committee votes to fund appraisals for downtown properties

Northborough - At its monthly meeting May 7 the Community Preservation Committee (CPC) voted in favor of two separate motions to appropriate funds to both the Northborough Town Common Committee (NTCC) and the Northborough Historical Commission.

Robert D. O’Connor, 70, of Northborough

Northborough - Robert D. “Bob” O’Connor, 70, of Northborough, died Sunday, May 10, 2015 in Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, with his love and life...

Algonquin starts off season strong

Northborough/Southborough – The Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) varsity baseball team has always had a strong program, including winning the state title in 2006. After losing 11 seniors from last year’s team, which made it to the District quarterfinals, no one was quite sure what to expect with this year’s squad. But the team, with only five seniors, got the season off to a great start, winning six of its first seven games.

Neil R. Chamberlin, 83, of Northborough

Northborough – Neil R. Chamberlin, 83, died Friday, May 8, 2015 in Worcester. He leaves two daughters, Susan M. Carroll and her husband Christopher of...

Roberta A. Atherton, 79, of Northborough

Northborough – Roberta “Bobbie” A. (Sweeney) Atherton, 79, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2015 after an illness. Her husband, Ronald A. Messier, died in...

Algonquin softball rallies to defeat Westborough

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks softball team defeated the Westborough High School Rangers by a score of 4-3 in a game played May 8.

Northborough Rotary seeks to help victims of Nepal earthquake

Northborough – The Rotary Club of Northborough is currently collecting donations in order to purchase a Shelter Box that will be sent to help...

Shrewsbury baseball shuts down Algonquin

Northborough – The Shrewsbury High School Colonials baseball team defeated the Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks by a score of 4-0 in a game played May 4 at the New England Baseball Complex in Northborough.

Arthur V. Goyette Jr. Ph.D., 73, of Northborough

Northborough - Arthur V. Goyette Jr. Ph.D., June 18, 1941 – May 6, 2015. He was the son of the late Arthur V. and...

Children enjoy historical activities in Northborough

  Northborough – The Northborough Historical Society held a Children’s Day at its 50 Main St. location May 3. Kids were invited to dress-up in...