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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It’s a jungle at Zeh Elementary school

March 27th, 2015

(l to r) Hailie Tetreault, Juan Pablo Benatuil and Olivia Kardos

Northborough – The Marion E. Zeh School Drama Club presented Disney’s “The Jungle Book Kids” to students, teachers, friends and family March 5 and 6 with a morning and evening performance on both days.

Northborough doctor makes time for compassion

March 27th, 2015

Dr. John Zawacki with a patient at UMass Memorial Medical Center. (Photo/Courtesy of the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare)

Northborough – Dr. John Zawacki’s first patient Feb. 18 was a 50-year-old woman with long brown hair, a thick Boston accent, and approximately one million questions. Heartburn and bloating were the symptoms that had brought her in to UMass Memorial Medical Center that day, but her inquiries ranged from cancer to mint toothpaste to which liquid for colonoscopy prep tasted best. She was anxious, toying with her hand-knit scarf as she spoke. She wanted to make sure she asked everything.

Olga A. Tessari, 89, of Northborough

March 26th, 2015

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Northborough – Olga A. (Morigi) Tessari, 89, passed away at home Saturday, March 21, 2015. Her husband, Victor Tessari, predeceased her in 2012. She leaves behind her children, Victor Tessari of Gardiner, Maine, Gerry Tessari of Maynard, James Tessari of Arlington, Linda Griffin of Franklin, Eileen Cash of Pembroke, Donna Tessari of Hyde Park, and [...]

Northborough police log, March 27 edition

March 25th, 2015

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Northborough Sunday, March 8 3:10 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 6:47 a.m. Wilson Rd. Ambulance. 10:11 a.m. Main St. Assisted Fire Department. 12:30 p.m. Reservoir St. Dog complaint. 9:25 p.m. Mulligan Way. Ambulance. Monday, March 9 10:52 a.m. Maynard St. Lost cell phone. 7:40 p.m. Arrested, James R. Chipman, 30, of 26 Harris Ave., Northborough, [...]

Heart & Stone announces spring schedule

March 25th, 2015

Students at a recent Heart & Stone class
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Northborough – Julie Booras, the owner of Heart & Stone, is excited to announce her studio’s Spring 2015 Silver Metal Clay jewelry making class schedule has been set.

Helen C. McHale, 93, of Northborough

March 25th, 2015

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Northborough – Helen C. (Bannon) McHale, 93, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 22, 2015, surrounded by her loving family, at Rose Monahan Hospice in Worcester. Her husband of 58 years, Thomas W. McHale, died in 2009. She leaves behind her two sons, Ret. Colonel USAF Robert S. McHale and wife Trudy of Holland Patent, N.Y. [...]

Ronald A. DeLibertis, 84, of Northborough

March 23rd, 2015

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Northborough – Ronald A. DeLibertis, a 50-year resident of Northborough, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2015, with family by his side, at Marlborough Hills Health Care after a long illness. He was 84. He leaves behind his devoted wife of 57 years, Sylvene (Kitchings) DeLibertis; his loving children, Richard DeLibertis of Northborough and Dianne White [...]

Holy week services at Trinity Church

March 19th, 2015

Northborough – Trinity Church, 23 Main St., will be holding holy week services. On Palm Sunday, March 29, a service will be held at 10 a.m. led by Pastor Valeria. The service will include parts of the passion story come to life through storytelling, reenactment and more. Children are invited. On Maundy Thursday, April 2, [...]

Marlene C. Myers, 81, of Northborough

March 19th, 2015

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Gales Ferry, Conn./Northborough – Marlene C. (Mullen) Myers passed away peacefully Saturday, March 14, 2015, at Coleman House in Northborough. She was 81. Her husband, Dr. Robert C. Myers, died in 2014. Born and raised in Buffalo, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Chester and Anna (Gresh) Mullen. She leaves behind her daughter, [...]

Get in Shape for Women donates to Abby’s House

March 18th, 2015

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Northborough – Jody Chaffee, the owner of Get in Shape for Women in Northborough, recently sponsored a clothing drive for Abby’s House Thrift Shop in Worcester. As a result, the business recently donated over 17 large bags of women’s clothing, coats and shoes to the shop.  Approximately 40 members brought in their clothing that no [...]

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