The 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.
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 [...]
July 29th, 2015
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, [...]
July 29th, 2015
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 [...]
July 28th, 2015
Northborough – The Applefest Committee is now planning the 2015 Applefest Celebration, which will be held throughout the town Friday, Sept. 18 through Sunday, Sept. 20. This will be the event’s 25th year. Nominations are now being accepted for the parade’s Grand Marshal, according to the committee’s chairperson, Michelle Gillespie. “Please consider nominating a Northborough [...]
July 25th, 2015
Northborough – A son, Devdas Vipulbhai Patel, was born to Drs. Bhartiben and Vipul Patel on July 7, 2015 in Queens, N.Y. The new baby’s parents met in New York during their medical school rotations while they were attending the American University of Antigua College of Medicine. They were married on June 1, 2013 at [...]
July 22nd, 2015
Northborough—The Board of Selectmen marked the retirement of Sgt. James Bruce after 29 years on the town’s police department, in a brief but emotional ceremony July 20. .
Lt. William E. Lyver, Jr.— standing in for a vacationing Chief Mark Leahy—noted that although Bruce spent 29 years on the force, he has been working in service to the community for much longer, starting as a member of the local fire explorer post and later becoming the town’s first firefighter paramedic.
July 22nd, 2015
Northborough Sunday, July 5 3:06 a.m. Arrested, Christopher A. McLean, 20, of 37 Creeper Hill Rd., North Grafton, for marked lanes violation, OUI liquor. 8:41 a.m. Deacon St. Ambulance. 1:50 p.m. Church St. Ambulance. 11:02 p.m. Memorial Dr. Disturbance. Monday, July 6 1:58 p.m. Milk Porridge Cir. Dog complaint. 2:34 p.m. Shops Way. Assisted Fire [...]
July 21st, 2015
Northborough – Elida “Ellie” Gillon passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015 at UMass Memorial Health Care – University Campus, Worcester, after a brief illness. Born, raised, and educated in Mission, Texas, she was the daughter of Florentino and Rosaura (Trevino) Alvarado. She leaves behind her devoted husband of 53 years, Bernard J. Gillon Jr.; her [...]
July 17th, 2015
Northborough – Just about 100 golfers came out on a cloudy Friday morning, June 26, to participate in the second Lizzi Marriott Intrepid Explorer Fund Golf Tournament held at Juniper Hill Golf Course in Northborough. Family, friends, and community members set out for a game of golf followed by a luncheon with raffles and a silent auction.
July 16th, 2015
Northborough Sunday, June 28 1:45 p.m. Main St. Ambulance. 7:11 p.m. Northgate Rd. Fraud. 10:54 p.m. West Main St. Narcotic drug violation. Monday, June 29 10:49 a.m. Goddard Rd. Ambulance. 6:44 p.m. Hudson St. Civil/criminal complaint. 9:22 p.m. Belmont St./Route 9. Tuesday, June 30 2:55 p.m. Hemlock Dr. Ambulance. 11:10 p.m. Pleasant St. Assisted Fire [...]