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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Charles F. Sargent, 68, of Northborough

November 28th, 2014

Northborough – Charles “Charlie” F.  Sargent passed away Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 at home after a battle with cancer. He was 68. He leaves his devoted wife, soul mate, and high school sweetheart of 48 years, Maureen A. (Ellsworth) Sargent; his son, Matthew and his wife Cathy of Douglas; and his grandson, Zachary Sargent.  A [...]

Westborough to switch to one polling venue

November 28th, 2014


Westborough –Westborough residents will vote only at Westborough High School (WHS) – not three other schools, depending on their address – starting with the next election.

Northborough prepares for holiday season

November 28th, 2014

Northborough – Northborough is more involved in the United States Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots collection program this year.

The Northborough Police Station, at 211 Main St., has become the town’s fourth official drop off site for the drive, which is underway and runs through Dec. 14, Northborough Fire Capt. Robert Theve told the Board of Selectmen Nov. 24.

Frank L. Krouse Jr., 80, of Northborough

November 28th, 2014

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Northborough – Frank L. Krouse Jr. passed away peacefully at home Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. He was 80. He leaves his loving wife of 58 years, Joan B. (Latendresse) Krouse; three sons, Thomas Krouse of Northborough, Stuart Krouse and his wife Carolyn of Oxford, and Robert Krouse and his companion, Theresa Robert of Bellingham; six [...]

Ninth annual Holiday Trolley to be held Dec. 6

November 26th, 2014

Kimberly Reed, of the Purple Rose, (with her husband Tobe) is overseeing the ninth annual Northboro Holiday Trolley. 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Northborough – The town’s small businesses are once again planning a special holiday shopping event that will feature special offers, events and surprises.

The ninth annual Northboro Holiday Trolley will be held Saturday, Dec. 6, from 12-5 p.m. The event is sponsored by many of the town’s small business, as well as the new group Northboro Local First, as a way to showcase the different stores, restaurants and community organizations in the town.

Northborough police log, Nov. 28 edition

November 26th, 2014

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Northborough Sunday, Nov. 9 12:00 a.m. West Main St. Assisted Fire Department. 7:53 a.m. St. James Dr. Ambulance. 11:36 a.m. East Main St. Ambulance. 12:37 p.m. Shops Way. Fraud. 5:07 p.m. Woodland Rd. Ambulance. 8:28 p.m. Arrested, Kenneth Howell Wood, 53, of 79 Ruggles St., Westborough, for marked lanes violation, OUI liquor. 9:11 p.m. Cedar [...]

Northborough tax rates to go up; town to keep single rate

November 25th, 2014

Northborough – The average Northborough single-family homeowner faces a $260 increase in their total property tax bill, “about $42 greater than what we had forecast at town meeting,” Town Administrator John Coderre told the Board of Selectmen Nov. 24.

Northborough Boy Scouts wreath sale

November 23rd, 2014

Northborough – Boy Scout Troop 101 of Northborough will be selling holiday wreaths Saturday, Nov. 29. Wreaths can be purchased one of three ways: online at (click on “pre-order wreath”); through door-to-door sales Nov. 29; and at the Robert W. Melican Middle School, 145 Lincoln St., between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. One hundred percent [...]

Algonquin students celebrate national Food Day

November 20th, 2014

Kenya, grade 12, Nathaniel Nahabedian, grade 12, and Kevin McKenna, grade 11, in the Serenity Garden at ARHS. (Photo/Nance Ebert)

Northborough – Now in its fourth year, Food Day is a nationwide movement that gets people to really think about food, where it comes from, and ways to eat healthier.

Northborough police log, Nov. 21 edition

November 19th, 2014

police log

Northborough Sunday, Nov. 2 1:07 a.m. Lincoln St. Civil/criminal complaint. 8:44 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 10:06 a.m. West Main St. Vandalism. 2:33 p.m. Pinehaven Dr. Ambulance. 2:55 p.m. Whitney St. Dog complaint. Monday, Nov. 3 4:55 a.m. Ridge Rd. Ambulance. 9:56 a.m. Main St. Accident – property damage. 11:14 a.m. Church St. Civil/criminal complaint. [...]

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