The historic town of Northborough is located about 38 miles west of Boston, and 12 miles northeast of Worcester. It is home to about 14,155 residents. Northborough is largely a residential community that retains its rural character. Each September, Northborough celebrates its agricultural heritage with Applefest, a 3-day festival featuring a parade, fireworks, live music, art show, and special events throughout the community.
Northborough public amenities include many fine parks and family recreational programs. The town has its own police and fire departments, senior center and library.
The popular New England Baseball Complex is located at the intersection of Route 20 and Route 9 in Northborough. It is home to the New England Ruffnecks, a youth baseball association. The NEBC also hosts some high school and college games.
Across from the baseball complex you will find Northborough Crossing, home of the first Wegmans Grocery Store in Massachusetts. Northborough Crossing is an open-air shopping center with national-brand retailers, regional stores and family restaurants.
Northborough public schools are part of the Northborough-Southborough School District. Algonquin Regional High School is shared by Northborough and Southborough. Algonquin Regional High School has been recognized for academic excellence by US News & World Report, which awarded it a Silver ranking in its list of “Best High Schools.” Assabet Valley Regional Technical Vocational High School provides an alternate choice for Northborough students who have specific career interests.