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 4-H Small Pet Club donates to town’s food pantry

July 6th, 2015

(top, l to r) Victoria Witkowski, Danielle McCurley, and Brooke Macjewski  
(bottom, l to r) Nolan McCurley and Wesley Gray
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Northborough – The Northborough 4-H Small Pet Club recently collected over 100 pounds of food during a Food Drive that was held to benefit the Northborough Food Pantry.

Northborough attorney is dedicated to serving those with special needs

July 4th, 2015

Northborough attorney Fred Misilo (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – Fred Misilo has amassed a long list of awards, but it’s not recognition that gets him out of bed each morning. The attorney and chronic volunteer simply can’t wait to help individuals with disabilities and their families gain services and stability to make their lives better.

Northborough Challenger League celebrates the end of its second season

July 2nd, 2015

Jack O’Connor gives Coach Durkin a hug after running home, as Ryan Roberts approaches the plate.

Northborough – It was a beautiful, sunny Saturday morning as the Northborough Challenger League celebrated the end of a second season. The Challenger Division is a separate division of Little League that pairs up boys and girls with physical and mental challenges with “buddies” so that they too may enjoy the game of baseball.

Buddies and coaches arrived early at the Robert E. Melican Middle School to fire up the barbecue grills. On the two fields in use there was no shortage of smiles, high-fives and hugs. Buddies from Melican and Algonquin Regional High School assisted the players and cheered them on. Former Challenger League player from last year, Leah Toronto, who became a buddy this year, opened the game by singing the National Anthem.

Volunteers honored at Northborough Senior Center

July 1st, 2015

Volunteers Eileen Moynihan (left) and Kelly Harrison (right) pose for a photo with Adrienne Cost, the chair of the Northborough Council on Aging. 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Northborough – As any community group would tell you, volunteers are the heart, backbone and spirit of their organization. And according to Kelly Burke, that is certainly the case at the Northborough Senior Center.

Northborough police log, July 3 edition

July 1st, 2015

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Northborough Sunday, June 14 1:16 a.m. Lancaster Rd. Disturbance. 3:45 a.m. Arrested, Michael John Wood, 18, of 10 Gilmore Rd., Southborough, for person under 21 possessing liquor, marked lanes violation, license not in possession, OUI liquor, possess/use of false/stolen RMV document. 8:44 a.m. Intervale Farm Ln. Ambulance. 12:02 p.m. Arrested, Joseph J. Crotone III, 25, [...]

Ryan receives Coldwell Banker® International Diamond Society Award

June 30th, 2015

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Northborough – Sue Ryan of Hudson, a sales associate affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Northborough, has been recognized with the Coldwell Banker® International Diamond Society award. This distinguished honor is awarded to the top 11 percent of approximately 87,000 sales associates worldwide in the Coldwell Banker® system.

ARHS graduate Emily Lowe a true leader

June 30th, 2015

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Northborough – From serving as class president for four years to competing on the school swim and cross country teams to volunteering for various organizations, Emily Lowe had no shortage of commitments during her career at Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS).

But for Lowe, no task was too big to handle.

Northborough police log, June 26 edition

June 24th, 2015

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Northborough Sunday, June 7 11:05 a.m. Main St. Civil/criminal complaint. 3:53 p.m. Centre Dr. Ambulance. 4:39 p.m. West St. Assisted Fire Department. 6:55 p.m. Hamilton Rd. Assisted Fire Department. Monday, June 8 9:53 a.m. West Main St. Disturbance. 10:05 a.m. Otis St. Ambulance. 12:38 p.m. Newton St. Ambulance. 2:27 p.m. Otis St. Forgery/utter. 5:17 p.m. [...]

Fire chief searches under way

June 24th, 2015

By Keith Regan, Community Reporter Northborough – The town is actively searching for both a permanent fire chief and for an interim chief to serve while the search process unfolds. The Board of Selectmen voted June 22 to name Fire Capt. James Houston as officer in charge of the department should there be a gap [...]

Northborough ladies’ kindness extends to Kenya

June 23rd, 2015

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Northborough – Eighth-grade girls in the Kigaa Primary School in Kiambu, Kenya hold kits containing personal care items that were made for them by parishioners at St. Rose of Lima Church in Northborough.  To learn more about the project visit http://communityadvocate.com /2015/06/04/northborough-woman-shines-the-light-for-girls-in-kenyan-villages. Photo/submitted

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