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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Algonquin’s Trevor Fuce signs with University of Maine

February 10th, 2015

Trevor Fuce with his coaches (l to r) Tyrone Notice, Justin McKay, Mark Allen, James Finn and ARHS Assistant Principal Mel Laughton

Northborough – Algonquin Regional High School senior Trevor Fuce is in a position that not many of his peers can claim right now: not only does he know where he will be attending college next year, but he will also be playing football on a Division 1 team.

On Feb. 4, Fuce officially signed his National Letter of Intent for the University of Maine where he will play for the Black Bears as an offensive lineman starting in the fall of 2015. Friends, teammates, coaches and family all gathered to celebrate the accomplishment at Algonquin.

RenovoMD

February 4th, 2015

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Business name: RenovoMD

Address: 96 West Main St., Northborough

Medical director and owner: Jean Casello, MD

Contact Information: 508-393-6398

Northborough police log, Feb. 6 edition

February 4th, 2015

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Northborough Sunday, Jan. 18 2:33 a.m. Winn Terr. Ambulance. 10:27 a.m. Coolidge Cir. Assisted Fire Department. 10:34 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Accident – property damage. 3:24 p.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 4:16 p.m. Brigham St. Accident – property damage. 6:56 p.m. Arrested, Eric Robert Shays, 30, of 6 Allen Crt., Northborough, for assault (2 cts), A&B [...]

James W. Chisholm Jr., 93, of Northborough

February 1st, 2015

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Northborough – James “Bill” W. Chisholm Jr. passed away peacefully at home Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Kittery, Maine with loving family by his side. He was 93. He leaves his devoted wife of 67 years, Barbara “Bobby” (Farnsworth) Chisholm; his children, Ann Stirk and her husband Roger of York, Maine, Bill Chisholm III of [...]

Public hearing to be held on permit for White Cliffs demolition

January 30th, 2015

White Cliffs
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Northborough – The Northborough Historical Commission will hold a public hearing regarding the demolition permit for White Cliffs, 187 Main St., Thursday, Feb. 12, at 7:15 p.m. at the Robert E. Melican Middle School Teaching Center, 1st Floor, 145 Lincoln St.

Northborough Library offers ‘Conversation Circles’ for non-English speakers

January 30th, 2015

Participants in a recent Conversation Circle at the Northborough Free Library 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Northborough – On a recent evening, Marcia Waldman, an art teacher at the Marguerite E. Peaslee Elementary School met with a small group at the Northborough Free Library to lead an informal discussion about art. But in reality, art was not the main focus of the night’s meeting. Rather, Waldman was a special guest at an English Conversation Circle, an informal group meetings for adults who want to improve their conversational English.

Town will be ‘OK’ amid state budget shortfall

January 30th, 2015

Northborough – Cuts to some local aid budgets are possible in the current and coming fiscal year, but Northborough’s financial plan will be “OK,” Town Administrator John Coderre told selectmen at their meeting Jan. 26.

Coderre said he and other municipal leaders who attended a recent meeting with the Baker Administration were hoping for some insight into how a current state budget deficit that is estimated to be around $750 million – and could be even higher – will affect communities.

Board agrees to allow stormwater basin at Memorial Field

January 30th, 2015

Northborough – Selectmen signed a memorandum of agreement with a private developer Jan. 26 that will enable him to address stormwater control issues by using town-owned land at Memorial Field.

Department of Public Works Director Dan Nason said allowing a small detention basin on town land will enable the developer, Sterling Court Building Company, to address stormwater issues at a private subdivision under construction nearby, while also handling water that runs onto the property from the town’s stormwater infrastructure.

Dorian finds purpose, inspiration far from home

January 29th, 2015

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Northborough – As a young girl growing up in Northborough, Catherine Dorian always looked forward to when her family would go on their annual summer trip to their lake house in upstate New York. But in 2010, when she was 16, she wanted to do something a little bit different for part of her summer vacation. Perusing online, she came across a program, VISIONS Service Adventure.

Thomas R. Kincaid, 62, of Northborough

January 28th, 2015

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Northborough – Thomas R. Kincaid passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at Marlborough Hospital. He was 62. Born in Springfield, Ohio, he was the son of Richard Kincaid Jr. and Nancy (Otewalt) Kincaid. He leaves his wife of 35 years, Sandra (Parker) Kincaid; two sons, Gregory Kincaid and Jeff Kincaid, both of Boston, and [...]

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