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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Casa Vallarta celebrates Cinco de Mayo with two weeks of fun and prizes

April 29th, 2015

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Northborough – This May, come celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Casa Vallarta Mexican Restaurant! Starting Friday, May 1 through Wednesday, May 13, there will be fresh, authentic Mexican food, door prizes and giveaways each day and the chance to meet the Corona Girls.

Northborough police log, May 1 edition

April 29th, 2015

police log

Northborough Sunday, April 12 9:18 a.m. Sunset Dr. Ambulance. 10:35 a.m. Church St. Assisted Fire Department. 12:29 p.m. Sunset Dr. Disturbance. 2:02 p.m. Deacon St. Assisted Fire Department. 8:02 p.m. Pond View Way. Ambulance. 10:50 p.m. Belmont St./Route 9. Accident – property damage. Monday, April 13 9:51 a.m. Howard St. Fraud. 11:25 a.m. Avalon Dr. [...]

Northborough voters tackle majority of articles on first night of Town Meeting

April 28th, 2015

Northborough- With little debate to slow down proceedings, Town Meeting swiftly approved operating and capital budgets for the town and its school districts on the first night of Town Meeting April 27, working through more than 50 of the 63 articles awaiting action.

Melican Middle School student to perform at Carnegie Hall

April 27th, 2015

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Northborough – According to her three older brothers, Robert E. Melican Middle School student Megan Keller has been singing since she could talk. For most of her life singing was just a leisure pursuit until, in sixth grade, chorus teacher Katherine Getchell instilled in her an enthusiasm for singing that turned the soccer player in to a genuine singer. Recently, after being nominated and auditioning, Megan was chosen to attend the Middle School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall in June.

Algonquin softball holds on to defeat Assabet

April 27th, 2015

Algonquin’s Maddie Collins holds up at second base as Maddy Parmater prepares to take the throw.

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks softball team defeated the Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School Aztecs by a score of 2-1 on April 24.

Northboro Chiropractic offers springtime special for new clients

April 23rd, 2015

Dr. Casey Gauthier and Dr. Karen Moriarty 
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Northborough – Dr. Karen and Dr. Casey of Northboro Chiropractic want to help you stop being sick and tired of being sick and tired, in a natural and effective way. If your health issues are holding you back, the Northboro Chiropractic Center has a Spring Time Special Offer for new clients. Right now you may receive a full consultation, exam and any necessary x-rays (a $340 offer) for $45.

Commission votes to establish White Cliffs as historic district

April 22nd, 2015

Northborough – In spite of strenuous opposition voiced by the current owner’s attorney, the Northborough Historic District Commission unanimously voted April 21 to approve the White Cliffs property as a historic district. The decision must ultimately be approved by voters at next week’s Town Meeting.

Northboro Junior Woman’s Club plants pinwheels for child abuse awareness

April 22nd, 2015

Pinwheels shimmer in the sunlight at Town Hall.
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Northborough – The Northboro Junior Woman’s Club (NJWC) has planted over 500 pinwheels at Town Hall in recognition of April’s designation as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The effort is also in support of the “Pinwheels for Prevention” campaign created by Prevent Child Abuse America.

Northborough police log, April 24 edition

April 22nd, 2015

police log

Northborough Sunday, April 5 4:01 a.m. Arrested, Nicholas P. Keegan, 22, of 175 Main St., Southborough, for DPW rules and regulations, operating MV with license suspended for OUI, OUI liquor. 5:29 a.m. Milk Porridge Cir. Ambulance. 2:12 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Disturbance. 7:59 p.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 9:35 p.m. Hamilton Rd. Disturbance. Monday, April 6 [...]

Northborough resident retires from Marine Corps Reserves after 21 years

April 21st, 2015

Conway, his wife, Naoko, their three kids: Satoshi, Kaz, and Niko and Conway’s mother, Bernice R. Conway the night of Conway’s retirement party at the Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234 in Northborough
Photo/Debra Roberts

Northborough – Enduring a long-distance relationship, being deployed overseas when you are just starting a family, facing dangerous situations and not knowing what the future holds for you when you return – these are just a few of the many sacrifices made by our servicemen. Northborough resident Kevin P. Conway and his family have lived with these sacrifices for over two decades. On April 1, Conway retired after 21 years of serving his country as a United States Marine non-commissioned officer.

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