Friday, November 23, 2012
Photos from yesterday's Thanksgiving rivalry game between Algonquin and Westborough.
Mike Halloran, Quarterback of the Algonquin Tomahawks, led his team to vicotry Thursday, defeating Westborough in their annual Thanksgiving day rivalry game. The final score was 17-16.
Monday, November 5, 2012
Know where you're voting on Tuesday.
The following information is courtesy of the town of Northborough Tuesday, Nov. 6, is the state election. All voting locations are open from 7a.m. until 8 p.m. The registration deadline was Oct. 17. Sample ballots will be posted in the Town Clerk's office and at all voting precincts, you may also view a sample ballot online by entering your voting address. To verify your current voter registration status please contact the Town Clerk's Office at 508-393-5001 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Northborough's voting precincts are as follows: Precinct 1 vote at Proctor School on Jefferson Road Precinct 2 vote at Lincoln Street School on Lincoln Street Precinct 3 vote at Peaslee School on Maple Street Precinct 4 vote at Zeh School on…
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Rainfall could range between 2 to 4 inches within a short period of time, which may result in significant urban and poor drainage flooding.
The National Weather Service says there is a threat for significant severe thunderstorms in the area, including Northborough, this afternoon through tonight. The storms could bring damaging winds and large hail. The National Weather Service also issued a flash flood watch from 4 p.m. today, July 26, through Friday. Heavy downpours are expected with these storms. Rainfall could range between 2 to 4 inches within a short period of time, which may result in significant urban and poor drainage flooding. Small streams may also rise, causing minor flooding.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Severe storms are predicted between 5 and 8 p.m., with frequent lightning, heavy downpours, large hail and damaging winds, according to the National Weather Service.
While it is a beautiful sunny day at 2 p.m. with blue skies, the National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Worcester County, including Northborough. The National Weather Service said radar is indicating there may be severe, scattered storms between 5 and 8 p.m. These storms are expected to include strong to damaging winds, large hail, heavy downpours and frequent lightning. The severe thunderstorm watch area is for most of Southern New England. A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. A watch can be changed to a warning. Scattered thunderstorms are expected to increase in intensity this afternoon and may not occur in every area. The risk of…
Monday, July 2, 2012
The following cases heard in Westborough District Court involved Northborough residents and/or occurred in Northborough.
Jasson Ramos, 29, of 17 Queen St., R1, Worcester, was arrested June 23 by Massachusetts State Police and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, subsequent offense; miscellaneous motor vehicle equipment violation; and failure to wear a seatbelt. The charges stem from an incident in Northborough. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for July 25. Matthew L. Gamache, 24, 33 Hillcrest Lane, Fitchburg, was summonsed to Westborough District Court when Northborough police filled out a complaint June 28 on charges of larceny under $250. The case was dismissed prior to arraignment, and court costs of $50 and $40 were paid.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Are you looking to move your business to the area?
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Information courtesy weichert.com.
Friday, June 1, 2012
Algonquin Regional High School sends off its 2012 graduating class this weekend. Have any words of advice?
It's the season of graduations. Locally, Algonquin Regional High School will celebrate its commencement Sunday. It can also be the season of overwrought speeches and cliched advice. Each year, valedictorians, class presidents, guest speakers and administrators are tasked with imparting wisdom onto a new class of graduates. It's a challenge to stay fresh, to say something that hasn't been said before. That said, some advice is worth repeating. What's the best graduation/life advice you've ever received? What would you tell the graduates about what lies ahead? To get us started, here's a list compiled of the "10 best graduation speeches of all time." Add to it with your advice in the comments. Smile pretty on Sunday. Northborough Patch's …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
The Northborough Dunkin' Donuts is handing out free donuts Friday: perhaps it'll make your morning commute a little easier to bear!
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Well, I... walked around the corner and I walked around the block and I walked right into a donut shop... - from a children's song ----- It seems like there is a special day for just about everything these days and the donut is no exception. National Donut Day is Friday and in honor of their big day, donut shops across the nation — including many in Northborough and the MetroWest area — will hand out free donuts to customers. Locally, Dunkin' Donuts is on board with the holiday. For a free donut, you'll need to purchase a beverage (hot or cold), according to their "Behind the Beans" blog. You might want to do this in the morning. They say that they'll hand out one free donut of your choice "while supplies last." (Could Dunkin' Donuts ever…
Friday, May 25, 2012
Smiling Sam is a board game that helps kids smile while learning to count coins.
Friday, May 25, 2012
Submitted by Kevin McShane A few facts about McShane; Cartoonist and teacher McShane grew up in Northborough, and attended Algonquin Regional High School, class of '68. Presently working on a "Kickstarter Project," he has concocted a game that is fun, and shows kids how to count their coins. McShane's parents, Wm. J. McShane and Kathleen McShane, still live in Northborough. McShane now teaches special education at Cascade Brook School in Farmington, ME. Growing up on School Street in Northborough, he used to caddy at Juniper Hill. His cousin Bill owns Ellsworth-McShane Tree Farm. There is a display of Indian arrowheads that McShane found in his dad's cornfield as a kid that he donated to the Historical Museum. Smiling Sam the Game is a …
Monday, April 23, 2012
While some of the areas traditionally cleared were missed this year, many new areas in town were cleaned up during the annual day.
Several groups, including the 4H Horse and Hound, boy scouts, girl scouts and teen groups, joined the masses of volunteers in the annual Louise Houle Clean-Up Day on Saturday in Northborough. One of the organizers, Barbara Volkle from the Northborough Woman's Club, said that while areas that are traditionally cleaned, such a Church Street, were missed this year, many new areas were covered. This included Lincoln Street, Howard Street, Maynard Street and Moore Lane. "Areas such as Boundary Street and Barefoot Road could have used more coverage," said Volkle. "All of the high-priority streets were covered. Some streets, such as Bartlett, were areas where many, many bags were accumulated. I have no idea how many bags in total. Many!" Volkle …