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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Northborough resident retires from Marine Corps Reserves after 21 years

April 21st, 2015

Conway, his wife, Naoko, their three kids: Satoshi, Kaz, and Niko and Conway’s mother, Bernice R. Conway the night of Conway’s retirement party at the Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234 in Northborough
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Northborough – Enduring a long-distance relationship, being deployed overseas when you are just starting a family, facing dangerous situations and not knowing what the future holds for you when you return – these are just a few of the many sacrifices made by our servicemen. Northborough resident Kevin P. Conway and his family have lived with these sacrifices for over two decades. On April 1, Conway retired after 21 years of serving his country as a United States Marine non-commissioned officer.

Northborough Library patrons ‘ate their words’

April 21st, 2015

Second grader Julia Mikolajczak with her edible book, “The Tiny Seed

Northborough – Folks of all ages were invited to “eat their words” as the Northborough Library served up its inaugural Edible Book Festival celebration on March 30. This event is a worldwide celebration held on or around April 1. The global event was initiated by Judith A. Hoffberg and Beatrice Coron in 2000. It was developed to celebrate the birthday of French gastronome, Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826), who was famous for his book “Psysiologie du goût,” which was described as “a witty meditation on food.”

Angelo joins RenovoMD

April 21st, 2015

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Northborough – Dr. Jean Casello, medical director of RenovoMD, a medical esthetics practice devoted to non-surgical cosmetic enhancements, is pleased to welcome Lindsey Angelo to her team.

Public hearing to be held regarding establishing White Cliffs as historic district

April 20th, 2015

Northborough – The Northborough Historic District Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 21 at 7 p.m. on the proposed White Cliffs Historic District. The meeting will be held in the Northborough Fire Department meeting room, 11 Pierce St.

Northborough Night at Worcester Bravehearts

April 16th, 2015

Northborough – Northborough Helping Hands Association (NHHA) is offering group discount tickets to the Worcester Bravehearts baseball game vs. the Pittsfield Suns Wednesday, June 24, at 7:05 p.m. Fireworks will follow the game. Grandstand tickets are $4 each and must be preordered before Thursday, April 30. The game is played at Hanover Insurance Park at [...]

Donations wanted for Northborough Garden Club plant sale

April 16th, 2015

Northborough – The Northborough Garden Club is now accepting donations of perennials from community members’ gardens through Thursday, May 28. If you have plants to donate, fill out the form at or call 508-351-9373. The annual plant sale will be held Saturday, June 6, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Ellsworth-McAfee Park on Route [...]

Vendors wanted for First Parish Church fair

April 16th, 2015

Northborough – The First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church is seeking vendors for its Memorial Day Fair and Craft Fair to be held Monday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For a $20 set up fee, vendors will be given a 12- by 12-foot space. Vendors must supply their own tables and tent. No [...]

Northborough college student spends spring break building homes in Appalachia

April 16th, 2015

Emily Polanowicz (fourth from left) with her team, is ready to tackle her construction project for Habitat for Humanity in Raleigh, N.C.

Northborough – For most college students, the annual rite of spring is a trip to somewhere warm and sunny, soaking up the sun on the beach during the day and partying at night. Not so for Emily Polanowicz, a junior at Boston College. Along with about 400 other students, Polanowicz chose to donate her break time to the Appalachia Volunteers Program, where she was assigned to do carpentry work at a Habitat for Humanity project in Raleigh, N.C.

Wegmans supports the community and the environment

April 16th, 2015

Northborough – Wegmans Food Markets, located at 9012 Shops Way in Northborough, participates in a number of initiatives to give back to local communities and lessen the store’s environmental impact.

Northborough police log, April 17 edition

April 15th, 2015

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Northborough Sunday, March 29 2:25 a.m. Arrested, Kastery S. Valdez, 30, of 67 Harrison St., Apt. 2, Worcester, for marked lanes violation, fail to stop/yield, OUI liquor. 7:21 a.m. Rice Ave. Ambulance. 3:36 p.m. Arrested, Donna Marie Siegars, 49, of 7 Summer St., Northborough, on warrant. 4:15 p.m. Coolidge Cir. Fraud. 7:08 p.m. Little Pond [...]

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