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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Westborough baseball advances to division semi-finals

June 9th, 2015

Westborough’s Dan Lis delivers a pitch in a playoff game against Algonquin

Northborough – The number 7 seed Westborough High School Rangers baseball team defeated the number 2 seed Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks by a score of 7-1, in a MIAA Central Division 1 quarter-final playoff game played on June 8.

Selectmen may observe more of sergeant selection process

June 9th, 2015

Northborough – The Board of Selectmen will have additional opportunities to observe the process that will lead to the selection of the next police sergeant from a pool of nine potential candidates.

Northborough bond rating bump means savings for taxpayers

June 9th, 2015

Northborough—A decision by Moody’s Investors Services to upgrade the town’s bond rating could save taxpayers as much as $2.1 million over the 20 years it will take to pay off the Lincoln Street School project.

Algonquin Regional High School graduates 346 in 2015

June 8th, 2015

Gathered before the ceremony are the class officers: (l to r) Emily Lowe, president; Jonathan Manousaridis, vice president; Emily Carens, secretary; and Samantha Mauro, treasurer.

Northborough/Southborough – Diplomas were presented to 346 graduates of the class of 2015 at a ceremony June 7 at Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS).

Speakers included Superintendent Christine Johnson; ARHS Principal Thomas Mead; Brian Mawson and Andrew McGowan, ARHS health and physical education teachers; Emily Lowe, class president; and essayist Paul Nardone. Instrumental music was provided by the Algonquin Regional Symphonic Band directed by Eric Vincent.

Northborough Girl Scout Troop earns bronze award

June 7th, 2015

Girl Scout Troop 30057 at the Northborough Bridging and Awards Dinner held May 31: (back row, l to r) Meredith Sainsbury, Megan Tucker, Shrutika Kumar, Abigail Fossey and Cassidy Brannon;  (seated, l to r) Lucy Rogers, Eloise McCuine, Jessica Lambert, Allyson McCormick and Anna Haven. Not pictured: Shannon Hill. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – Fifth-grade Girl Scout Troop 30057 of Northborough earned a bronze award for their project “Helping Homeless Families.”  The bronze award is the highest award a Junior Girl Scout can earn. The girls held donation drives for books, games, dress up costumes, arts & crafts supplies, toiletries, and summer fun items at schools, churches and [...]

Boroughs Cares 4 Troops to host road race

June 5th, 2015

Northborough – BC4T (Boroughs Cares 4 Troops) will be hosting a 5k road race on Flag Day, Sunday, June 14 at the Fannie E. Proctor School, 26 Jefferson Rd. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. with the race starting at 9 a.m. Registration is $30 prior to the event (www.lightboxreb.com/bc4t-5k-road-race) or $40 day of the event. [...]

Scopetski receives Coldwell Banker® International President’s Premier Award

June 4th, 2015

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Northborough – Karen Scopetski of Northborough, a sales associate affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Northborough, has been recognized with the Coldwell Banker® International President’s Premier award. This distinguished honor is awarded to the top 1 percent of approximately 87,000 sales associates worldwide in the Coldwell Banker® system.

AcuMassage Therapeutic Massage Center

June 4th, 2015

New Northborough business promotes health and well being By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer Business Name:  AcuMassage Therapeutic Massage Center Address:  37 South Street, Northborough Manager:  Ruifang Schaetzke Contact Information:  508-393-1240 Website: www.acumassage-ma.com AcuMassage’s manager Ruifang Schaetzke brings 15 years of massage therapist experience to the new Northborough business which opened on April 1. She is [...]

Northborough woman ‘shines the light’ for girls in Kenyan villages

June 4th, 2015

Lizzie Maina (fourth from left) and the volunteers from St. Rose of Lima Parish

Northborough – Shine the Light Kenya is a nonprofit that was founded in 2011 by Lizzie Maina to help educate children in rural schools and ensure that they have the necessary tools to succeed.

Having relocated from Africa to the United States in 1995, Maina immersed herself into the community and her passion for helping others. Her grandfather started a school in Kenya and she has committed herself to continuing to help those in the surrounding communities. She currently works as a senior caregiver in Worcester and enjoys spending time with the elderly.

Northborough students to sing at Carnegie Hall

June 3rd, 2015

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Northborough – Kathryn Ferencsik and Katherine Moffa, both eighth-graders at Robert E. Melican Middle School in Northborough, have been selected for the 2015 Middle School Honors Performance Series to take place in New York City at the end of June. As participants, they will have the honor of performing on stage at Carnegie Hall with [...]

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