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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Northborough Night at Worcester Bravehearts

April 16th, 2015

Northborough – Northborough Helping Hands Association (NHHA) is offering group discount tickets to the Worcester Bravehearts baseball game vs. the Pittsfield Suns Wednesday, June 24, at 7:05 p.m. Fireworks will follow the game. Grandstand tickets are $4 each and must be preordered before Thursday, April 30. The game is played at Hanover Insurance Park at [...]

Donations wanted for Northborough Garden Club plant sale

April 16th, 2015

Northborough – The Northborough Garden Club is now accepting donations of perennials from community members’ gardens through Thursday, May 28. If you have plants to donate, fill out the form at www.NorthboroughGardenClub.com or call 508-351-9373. The annual plant sale will be held Saturday, June 6, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Ellsworth-McAfee Park on Route [...]

Vendors wanted for First Parish Church fair

April 16th, 2015

Northborough – The First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church is seeking vendors for its Memorial Day Fair and Craft Fair to be held Monday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For a $20 set up fee, vendors will be given a 12- by 12-foot space. Vendors must supply their own tables and tent. No [...]

Northborough college student spends spring break building homes in Appalachia

April 16th, 2015

Emily Polanowicz (fourth from left) with her team, is ready to tackle her construction project for Habitat for Humanity in Raleigh, N.C.

Northborough – For most college students, the annual rite of spring is a trip to somewhere warm and sunny, soaking up the sun on the beach during the day and partying at night. Not so for Emily Polanowicz, a junior at Boston College. Along with about 400 other students, Polanowicz chose to donate her break time to the Appalachia Volunteers Program, where she was assigned to do carpentry work at a Habitat for Humanity project in Raleigh, N.C.

Wegmans supports the community and the environment

April 16th, 2015

Northborough – Wegmans Food Markets, located at 9012 Shops Way in Northborough, participates in a number of initiatives to give back to local communities and lessen the store’s environmental impact.

Northborough police log, April 17 edition

April 15th, 2015

police log

Northborough Sunday, March 29 2:25 a.m. Arrested, Kastery S. Valdez, 30, of 67 Harrison St., Apt. 2, Worcester, for marked lanes violation, fail to stop/yield, OUI liquor. 7:21 a.m. Rice Ave. Ambulance. 3:36 p.m. Arrested, Donna Marie Siegars, 49, of 7 Summer St., Northborough, on warrant. 4:15 p.m. Coolidge Cir. Fraud. 7:08 p.m. Little Pond [...]

Hundreds help Northborough boy bump for cancer cause

April 14th, 2015

Liam playing hockey with Boston Bruins mascot "Blades"

Northborough – Nearly 500 Northborough friends and fans of came out on a beautiful Sunday afternoon to support nine-year-old Liam Fitzgerald fundraising event, “Get Your Bump On.”

Selectmen would oversee affordable housing funds

April 14th, 2015

Northborough – If Town Meeting voters approve a $500,000 transfer of Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds to the Affordable Housing Corporation later this month, distribution of the money will be controlled by the Board of Selectmen until a potential housing project is identified.

Otis Street Bridge, fire truck top capital budget requests

April 14th, 2015

Northborough—Voters at Town Meeting later this month will be asked to approve $4.19 million in capital projects for the coming fiscal year, as the town takes the next step in its rolling, six-year capital improvement plan.

Algonquin prevails over Nashoba with big inning

April 14th, 2015

Algonquin shortstop Ryan Solomon runs to first as he singles in the sixth inning.

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks baseball team defeated the Nashoba Regional High School Chieftains by a score of 5-1 in a game played April 13, under the lights on the artificial turf fields at the New England Baseball Complex.

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