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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Information session for Northborough Cub Scouts

September 13th, 2015

Northborough – Learn about Cub Scouts at an information session for grades 1-5 Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Robert E. Melican Middle School, 145 Lincoln St. Adult leadership will be available to answer questions. If unable to attend, contact: Pack 25 Lincoln Street School), Karl Eisenhoferi,,; Pack 28 (Zeh [...]

Otis Street is open again

September 10th, 2015

Otis Street is once again open. (Photo/Debra Roberts)

Northborough – For nearly a year, a heavily traveled section of Otis Street, that connects Route 9 in Westborough to Route 20 in Northborough, had been closed after it was deemed unsafe. Although the cause was actually an unsafe culvert as opposed to the actual bridge, the closure still caused significant inconvenience for many commuters [...]

English conversation circles at Northborough Library

September 10th, 2015

Northborough – Free, weekly English Conversation Circles will begin again Tuesdays, starting Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. and Thursdays, starting Sept. 17, at 10 a.m. at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Federally funded through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, all adult English language learners are invited to practice conversational English with a [...]

Wreath makers and sponsors wanted

September 10th, 2015

Northborough – Trinity Church is holding its fourth annual Festival of Wreaths Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year’s theme is “A Traditional Christmas”. The public is invited to join other leading community businesses, organizations and families in in creating and sponsoring a wreath. Choose your favorite Christmas wreath and showcase [...]

Horace B. Sinclair Jr., 73, of Northborough

September 10th, 2015

Northborough – Horace “Junior” B. Sinclair Jr., 73, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 at UMass Memorial – University Campus in Worcester, after a period of declining health. Junior leaves behind his loving and devoted wife of 44 years, Linda G. (McKinnon), and his loving daughter, Jodi Padgett and her husband Joel of Northborough; siblings [...]

Local union raises funds for Guide Dogs of America

September 9th, 2015

After their work together, Alani awards Julia with kisses. (Photos/Bonnie Adams)

Northborough – Over $62,000 was raised by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) Local Lodge 447 during the 12th annual District 15 Charles W. Foley Memorial Golf Tournament held at Juniper Hill Golf Club Aug. 31. Once again the funds were donated to a cause very dear to the union, the Guide Dogs of America (GDA).

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cares to host golf tournament for Lucy’s Love Bus

September 9th, 2015

Northborough – The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Regional office in Northborough is pleased to support Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cares, the company’s charitable foundation, as it hosts a golf tournament to benefit Lucy’s Love Bus Tuesday, Sept. 22 at the Wedgewood Pines Country Club in Stow.

Algonquin girls’ soccer tops Hudson in season opener

September 9th, 2015

Algonquin’s Annemarie Moy (#12) and Hudson’s Juliana McCabe (#10) vie for the ball

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks girls’ soccer team defeated the Hudson High School Hawks by a score of 7-1 in the season opener for both teams.

Northborough police log, Sept. 11 edition

September 9th, 2015

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Northborough Sunday, Aug. 23 12:48 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Disturbance. 7:36 a.m. Main St. Accident with property damage. 8:27 p.m. Lincoln St. Ambulance. 3:53 p.m. School St. Ambulance. Monday, Aug. 24 3:05 a.m. West Main St. Assisted Fire Department. 8:04 p.m. Otis St. Assault. 11:53 a.m. Hemlock Dr. Fraud. 1:53 p.m. West Main St. Accident with [...]

Fun for the whole family at Northborough’s Applefest

September 6th, 2015

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Northborough – The 25th annual Northborough Applefest celebration, to be held the weekend of Sept. 18-20, promises to be bigger and better than ever with events for the whole family. The annual street fair, a new farmers’ market, the beloved parade, fireworks and much more are all in the final stages of being planned. This [...]

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