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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Friends of Northborough Library fundraise ‘buy the book’

March 10th, 2015

Shoppers browse while attending last year’s Big Book Sale at the Northborough Free Library.

Northborough – A year of planning by over 40 volunteers will culminate as the Friends of the Northborough Library welcome the community to its major fundraiser: the annual Big Book Sale.

Companion Pet Sitting – K-9 Hydrotherapy

March 6th, 2015


Northborough – Barb Smith has made a career of making pets feel better and taking special care of them.

Her Northborough businesses, Companion Pet Sitting and K-9 Hydrotherapy, provide physical therapy for pets with mobility issues, whether from age, illness or surgery, and grooming services, as well as in-home pet care when owners are away.

Northborough police log, March 6 edition

March 4th, 2015

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Northborough Sunday, Feb. 15 12:34 p.m. Madison Rd. Ambulance. 12:42 p.m. Belmont St./Route 9. Accident – property damage. 2:31 p.m. Crestwood Dr. Larceny. 4:22 p.m. South St. Animal calls. 5:44 p.m. Main St. Ambulance. Monday, Feb. 16 4:49 a.m. Bryant. Ln. Assisted Fire Department. 10:54 a.m. Ball St. Accident – property damage. 11:39 a.m. West [...]

Music strikes a chord while bonding three generations

March 3rd, 2015

Brad Smith, a junior at Algonquin Regional High School, dances with Pat Robertson, a resident at the Coleman House.

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Northborough/Southborough – The power of music therapy is experienced by three generations when students and teachers from Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) meet weekly with residents of the Coleman House, an assisted living facility in Northborough.

George A. Gillespie, 83, of Northborough

March 3rd, 2015

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Northborough – George A. Gillespie passed away Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 at Bayfront Health in Port Charlotte, Fla. after a period of declining health. He was 83. The love of his life and devoted wife of 60 years, Muriel D. (Eaton) Gillespie, died in 2013. He leaves behind his loving children, Deborah Rosales and husband [...]

Central Mass Club Lacrosse, Holy Cross give back

February 28th, 2015

Central Mass. Club Lacrosse and Holy Cross women’s lacrosse work to help stock a local food pantry. (l to r) Holy Cross lacrosse player Sophia Agostinelli, Joe Kacevitch, Stephanie Ridolfi and Holy Cross player Maddie Ward. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough/Southborough – When Southborough resident Joe Kacevitch is not working as the New England territory manager for Shaw Sports Turf, he can likely be found on a local lacrosse field. Kacevitch founded the Northborough-Southborough Girls’ Youth Lacrosse Program 13 years ago and has since partnered with Holy Cross Head Coach Stephanie Ridolfi to create Central Mass Club Lacrosse. Together, Kacevitch and Ridolfi have made an impact on as well as off the field, recently working with athletes and their families to help stock the Catholic Charities Food Bank.

Mildred A. Barsoum, 84, of Northborough

February 27th, 2015

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Northborough – Mildred A. (Pajala) Barsoum, 84, of Northborough, passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 22, 2015 at the Coleman House in Northborough. Mildred is survived by her husband of over 50 years, George A. Barsoum; two sons, Steven A. Barsoum of Worcester and David B. Barsoum of Westborough; a daughter, Susan G. Milano and her [...]

Susan E. Sullivan, 51, of Northborough

February 25th, 2015

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Northborough – Susan E. (Armstrong) Sullivan, 51, passed away Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, surrounded by friends and family, after a long battle with breast cancer. She leaves behind her loving husband of 24 years, Christopher Sullivan, and beloved daughter Amanda June Sullivan, both of Northborough. Susan was raised in Northborough, the daughter of the late [...]

Northborough police log, Feb. 27 edition

February 25th, 2015

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Northborough Sunday, Feb. 8 1:52 a.m. Arrested, Danuta J. Antkowiak, 61, of 273 West St., Northborough, for marked lanes violation, OUI liquor. 9:01 a.m. Shops Way. Larceny. 1:07 p.m. Shops Way. Threats. 5:10 p.m. Allen Crt. Assault. 5:36 p.m. Arrested, Robert Dickson Tucker, 32, of 12 Allen Crt., Northborough, for assault with dangerous weapon. 9:43 [...]

Jean Marie Gognis, 51, of Northborough

February 23rd, 2015

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Northborough – Jean Marie (Barlow) Gogonis passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb, 21, 2015 at Rose Monahan Hospice in Worcester. Jean battled many years with M.S. and lung cancer since October. She was 51. She leaves her devoted husband of 26 years, Steven Gogonis, and her loving son, Evan Gogonis of Northborough. Jean also leaves her [...]

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