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 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 [...]
July 15th, 2015
Northborough – John Goggin is planning to bike 62 miles in the 2015 Ride to End Alzheimer’s Saturday, July 18. Beginning and ending in Fort Devens, the Ride provides a 2-mile family ride, 30-mile, 62-mile and 100-mile route reaching all the way from Western Massachusetts to Southern New Hampshire. Goggin’s mother passed away from Alzheimer’s [...]
July 10th, 2015
Northborough – Although there was the threat of a storm, the weather held out the evening of July 9 at Ellsworth McAfee Park for the first concert of the Free Summer Concert Series organized by the Northborough Community Affairs Committee. “Beatles for Sale,” a New England-based Beatles tribute band, kept the crowd happy with popular hit songs such as “Penny Lane,” “Magical Mystery Tour,” and “When I’m 64” and even addressed the crowd in mock Liverpool accents.
July 8th, 2015
Northborough – Jean Langley joined the Northborough Free Library staff as children’s librarian in 1976, less than a year after the completion of an addition to the building. Thirty-nine years later, Langley recently retired as library director after contributing input to the building’s 2008 addition and renovation.
July 8th, 2015
By Alexandra Molnar, Contributing Writer Northborough – The Northborough Senior Center was packed on a recent Tuesday evening, June 30, for a popular summer event— the Annual Picnic hosted by the Rotary Club of Northborough. Seniors enjoyed generous portions of barbecue favorites—grilled chicken, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans, strawberry shortcake, and more— all prepared and [...]
July 8th, 2015
Northborough Sunday, June 21 7:20 a.m. Leland Dr. Well-being check. 12:52 p.m. Mohawk Dr. Disturbance. 1:03 p.m. Shops Way. Accident – property damage. 1:41 p.m. Leland Dr. Ambulance. 4:16 p.m. Shops Way. Dog complaint. 5:58 p.m. Main St. Keep the peace. 6:22 p.m. Maple Ln. Assisted Fire Department. Monday, June 22 1:24 a.m. Goddard Rd. [...]
July 7th, 2015
Northborough – Lorraine Y. (Noel) Paciello, 80, a longtime resident of Northborough, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 4, 2015, with her family by her side, in UMass Memorial Medical Center. Lorraine is survived by her son, Michael A. Paciello, his wife Susan, and their two children, Shane M. and Anna Lisa, all of New Smyrna [...]
July 6th, 2015
Northborough – Janice J. (Betteridge) Zecco, of Northborough, loving wife of the late Patrick V. Zecco, passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 29, 2015 in Beaumont Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center with her family by her side. She was 76. Born Nov. 20, 1938 in Worcester to Russell E. and Joyce (Buchyn) Betteridge, she graduated from [...]