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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David P. Gadbois, 75, of Northborough

August 31st, 2015

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Northborough – Attorney David P. Gadbois, 75, of Northborough, formerly of Marlborough, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his family. Born June 14, 1940 in Marlborough, David was the son of the late Romeo and Gabrielle Gelinas Gadbois. After graduating from St. Michael’s College in Winooski, Vt., he [...]

Golf outing to support Northborough’s 250th at historical Juniper Hill course

August 29th, 2015

Juniper Hill Golf Course Manager Dudley Darling (l) and longtime employee Paul Kane. (Photo/Liz Nolan)

Northborough – Northborough’s 250th Anniversary Committee is gearing up for its golf outing Friday, Sept. 11, at Juniper Hill Golf Course. This is a fundraiser which will help to defray costs of upcoming events and activities being planned to celebrate Northborough’s milestone throughout 2016. The cost of the golf outing is $125 per person and the price includes entry into all events, 18 holes of golf, riding cart, breakfast, dinner and various awards. The awards presentation, dinner and auction will be held directly after golf. Non-golfers are invited to attend the dinner for $30 per person.

Former sponsor meets her adult ChildFund alumnus

August 28th, 2015

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Northborough – Before Deb Bourque of Northborough was married and had two children, she began donating $24 monthly to ChildFund International (formerly known as Christian Children’s Fund) to sponsor then-8-year-old Momodou Bah of the Gambia in West Africa. According to the organization’s website, “ChildFund exists to help deprived, excluded and vulnerable children have the capacity to improve their lives and the opportunity to become young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change in their communities.”

Craftworks now features Anzula Luxury Yarns

August 27th, 2015

Craftworks recently held a trunk show featuring Anzula Luxury Yarns

Northborough – Craftworks, an artisan gifts, classes and yarn shop, recently hosted a trunk show featuring Anzula Luxury Yarns from Fresno, Calif. Customers were wowed by the selection of color and luxuriousness of the Anzula yarns, and were inspired with ideas for future projects. To see and purchase these exquisite yarns that are made of [...]

William Myerson, 72, of Northborough

August 26th, 2015

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Northborough – William Myerson, 72, passed away Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015 at UMass Memorial Medical Center after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. He leaves behind his wife of 45 years, Dorothy E.(Biermann); two children, Timothy Myerson and his wife Nicole of Northborough; Kristy Donovan and her husband David of Westborough; four grandchildren, Kayleigh, Alexa, [...]

Northborough police log, Aug. 28 edition

August 26th, 2015

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Northborough Sunday, Aug. 9 5:36 a.m. Pond View Way. Ambulance. 12:02 p.m. West Main St. Accident with property damage. 12:29 p.m. Newton St. Animal calls. 8:44 p.m. Mill St. Disturbance. Monday, Aug. 10 10:03 a.m. Avalon Dr. Assisted Fire Department. 12:39 p.m. Shops Way. Dog complaint. 5:33 p.m. Little Pond Rd. Accident with property damage. [...]

Fitness Together helps people achieve healthier lifestyles

August 25th, 2015


Northborough—When someone decides to commit to a healthier lifestyle, Luisa Cloutier and her team at Fitness Together are there to help.

The Northborough training studio is offering personal and semi-private training through a variety of exercise programs that include weight training, nutritional counseling and cardio.

Northborough Applefest Grand Marshals announced

August 24th, 2015

Northborough – This fall, Northborough’s Applefest will be celebrating its 25th anniversary. In honor of that special milestone, the Applefest committee has chosen the husband and wife team of Fred George and his wife, Virginia Simms George. That was a very easy decision to make, according to committee chair Michelle Gillespie, because both Georges are committed, passionate volunteers for the town and “truly embody the best of what Northborough is all about.”

Vernie C. Phelps, 91, of Northborough

August 24th, 2015

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Northborough – Vernie C. (Jones) Phelps, a lifelong resident of Northborough, passed away Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 at Marlborough Hospital at the age of 91. Her husband, Allyn M. Phelps, died in 2011. She leaves behind two sons, Allyn Phelps Jr. and his wife Jackie of Northborough and Arthur Phelps, also of Northborough; five grandchildren; [...]

Baker appoints Northborough resident to MassDOT Board of Directors

August 22nd, 2015

Russell Gittlen (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – Governor Charlie Baker has announced the appointment of Russell Gittlen of Northborough to the board of directors of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT).  The MassDOT Board was expanded to 11 members by the Legislature this year based upon a recommendation by Baker’s Special Panel of transportation leaders that was assembled to review [...]

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