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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Steven Marshall, 29, of Northborough and Waltham

August 11th, 2015

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Northborough/Waltham – Steven Christopher Marshall, 29 years old, died Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015 from a fall while hiking in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Currently of Waltham, Chris grew up in Northborough and graduated from Algonquin Regional High School in 2003. He furthered his education by graduating from W.P.I. in 2007, earning a degree [...]

Northborough plans for its 250th Anniversary

August 10th, 2015

This logo was created by Joanne Miller Studios to commemorate Northborough’s 250th anniversary. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – Northborough will be celebrating its 250th anniversary in 2016. It will be a celebration of the town’s rich culture, history and growth with events being planned throughout the year.

Rand presented with Northborough Rotary’s Pride in Workmanship Award

August 10th, 2015

Northborough - George Pember, chair, Rotary Club of Northborough Pride in Workmanship Award committee, Dawn Rand, recipient of Pride in Workmanship Award and Patricia Doyle, president, Rotary Club of Northborough. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – The Rotary Club of Northborough recently presented its 15th annual Pride in Workmanship Award to Dawn Rand. The longtime owner of Dawn’s School of Dance, Rand has also been an elected official for the town of Northborough for over 30 years, including a long tenure on the Board of Selectmen. Recipients of the [...]

Applefest Gala early bird pricing available through Aug. 15

August 6th, 2015

Northborough – It’s hard to believe but in less than two months, summer will be winding down. It’s never the end of summer though until Northborough hosts its annual Applefest weekend, which is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 18 through Sept. 20. Be sure to kick off the festivities with neighbors and friends and attend a [...]

Delcie E. Wentworth, 98, formerly of Northborough and Shrewsbury

August 3rd, 2015


Northborough/Shrewsbury – Delcie E. (Church) Wentworth, 98, a longtime resident of Shrewsbury and Northborough, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 30, 2015. She was the widow of William E. Wentworth, who died in 2001. Mrs. Wentworth was born Aug. 28, 1916 in Pound, Va., the daughter of William and Sindra (Sturgill) Church. After high school, she [...]

City children welcomed to region

July 31st, 2015

The Holden family welcomes eight-year-old Zamiya to their home.

By Julie Shamgochian, Contributing Writer Northborough- Central Massachusetts families gathered July 16 at the St. Rose of Lima Parish anticipating the afternoon arrival of 29 New York City children, who were due to spend some time in the region courtesy of the Fresh Air Fund. Host families held colorful homemade signs as conversations about the [...]

Richard H. Gaudette, 86, of Northborough

July 30th, 2015

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Northborough – Richard “Rick” H. Gaudette passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015 with the grateful support of Salmon Hospice Care and the Staff at Beaumont of Westborough. His beloved wife, Irene M. (Soares) Gaudette, died in 2007 after 45 years of marriage. He was born Dec. 29, 1928 in Fall River and moved to Northborough [...]

Northborough’s sewer rates could rise 20 percent

July 29th, 2015

By Keith Regan, Contributing Writer Northborough – A recently completed study of Northborough’s water and sewer rates shows a need to increase the amount the town’s sewer enterprise fund collects in order to pay for costs associated with improvements to the Marlborough Wastewater Treatment plant. Department of Public Works Director Dan Nason told selectmen July [...]

Lorraine Tibbetts, 89, of Northborough

July 29th, 2015

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Northborough – Lorraine Corson Tibbetts, 89, a resident of Northborough for 67 years, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 28, 2015 with family by her side. She leaves behind her devoted husband of 70 years, Donald C. Tibbetts, and her three loving daughters, Joan Sullivan and her husband John, Susan Rogers and her husband Albert II, [...]

Northborough police log, July 31 edition

July 29th, 2015

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Northborough Sunday, July 12 11:05 a.m. West main St. Dog complaint. 2:56 p.m. Village Dr. Ambulance. 5:32 p.m. Crawford St. Dog complaint. 6:25 p.m. Hudson St. Well-being check. 7:10 p.m. Sunset Dr. Assisted Fire Department. Monday, July 13 10:10 a.m. Maple St. Larceny. 12:32 p.m. Main St. Assisted Fire Department. 1:45 p.m. Lincoln St. Assisted [...]

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