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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William Myerson, 72, of Northborough

August 26th, 2015

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Northborough – William Myerson, 72, passed away Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015 at UMass Memorial Medical Center after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. He leaves behind his wife of 45 years, Dorothy E.(Biermann); two children, Timothy Myerson and his wife Nicole of Northborough; Kristy Donovan and her husband David of Westborough; four grandchildren, Kayleigh, Alexa, [...]

Northborough police log, Aug. 28 edition

August 26th, 2015

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Northborough Sunday, Aug. 9 5:36 a.m. Pond View Way. Ambulance. 12:02 p.m. West Main St. Accident with property damage. 12:29 p.m. Newton St. Animal calls. 8:44 p.m. Mill St. Disturbance. Monday, Aug. 10 10:03 a.m. Avalon Dr. Assisted Fire Department. 12:39 p.m. Shops Way. Dog complaint. 5:33 p.m. Little Pond Rd. Accident with property damage. [...]

Fitness Together helps people achieve healthier lifestyles

August 25th, 2015


Northborough—When someone decides to commit to a healthier lifestyle, Luisa Cloutier and her team at Fitness Together are there to help.

The Northborough training studio is offering personal and semi-private training through a variety of exercise programs that include weight training, nutritional counseling and cardio.

Northborough Applefest Grand Marshals announced

August 24th, 2015

Northborough – This fall, Northborough’s Applefest will be celebrating its 25th anniversary. In honor of that special milestone, the Applefest committee has chosen the husband and wife team of Fred George and his wife, Virginia Simms George. That was a very easy decision to make, according to committee chair Michelle Gillespie, because both Georges are committed, passionate volunteers for the town and “truly embody the best of what Northborough is all about.”

Vernie C. Phelps, 91, of Northborough

August 24th, 2015

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Northborough – Vernie C. (Jones) Phelps, a lifelong resident of Northborough, passed away Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 at Marlborough Hospital at the age of 91. Her husband, Allyn M. Phelps, died in 2011. She leaves behind two sons, Allyn Phelps Jr. and his wife Jackie of Northborough and Arthur Phelps, also of Northborough; five grandchildren; [...]

Baker appoints Northborough resident to MassDOT Board of Directors

August 22nd, 2015

Russell Gittlen (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – Governor Charlie Baker has announced the appointment of Russell Gittlen of Northborough to the board of directors of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT).  The MassDOT Board was expanded to 11 members by the Legislature this year based upon a recommendation by Baker’s Special Panel of transportation leaders that was assembled to review [...]

Anthony J. Cappucci Jr., 71, of Northborough

August 20th, 2015

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Northborough – Anthony J. Cappucci Jr. passed away Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015 at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington after a several-year battle with cancer. He was 71. He leaves his wife of 45 years, Mary (Jastrebski) Cappucci of Northborough; his siblings, Lawrence Cappucci and his wife Ginny of Cape Coral, Fla., Elizabeth McGaw [...]

Northborough Helping Hands Assoc. receives Staples grant

August 20th, 2015

(l to r)  Northborough Helping Hands President Jane O’Toole, Staples, Inc. employee Julie Krause, and Backpack Drive Coordinator Liz Nolan. (Photo/Laurie Covino)

Northborough -Northborough Helping Hands Association, Inc. (NHHA) has been awarded $3,500 by Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc. under a program that allows Staples associates to direct donations. The funding will be dedicated to NHHA’s  8th Annual Backpack Drive which donates new backpacks filled with grade appropriate school supplies. Last year, the [...]

Northborough police log, Aug. 21 edition

August 19th, 2015

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Northborough Sunday, July 19 10:38 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 8:42 p.m. Meadow Rd. Ambulance. 11:26 p.m. Shops Way. Assisted Fire Department. Monday, July 20 1:29 p.m. Maynard St. Dog complaint. 4:09 p.m. West Main St. Accident – property damage. 5:25 p.m. Solomon Pond Rd. Accident – property damage. 8:19 p.m. Avalon Dr. Assisted Fire [...]

Andrea D. Persels, 72, of Northborough

August 12th, 2015

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Northborough – Andrea “Anne” D. (Jamieson) Persels passed away with her family by her side Monday, Aug. 10, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 72. Anne leaves behind her three sons, Daniel Bittel Jr. of Harrisville, R.I., Brian Bittel of Northborough, and Eric Bittel and his wife Cindy of North Grafton; her [...]

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