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FOX25 Morning News Zip Trip Comes to Northborough Massachusetts

About Northborough

Northborough is a small town in central Worcester County, located near routes 495, 290, 20, and the Mass Pike. Northborough is a 45 minute commute to Boston and about an hour to Providence, Rhode Island. The Framingham/Worcester commuter rail to Boston is located in neighboring Westborough.

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Zip Trip Northborough

The average price for a single family home in Northborough is $394,707. The average price for a condo in Northborough is $343,968. Year to date there was a 15% increase in the number of home sales in Northborough compared to the same period in 2012. There was a 7% increase year to date in the average selling price for homes compared to year to date 2012. The population of Northborough is 14,155.

What Makes Northborough a Great Town to Live In?

Northborough is a residential town with plenty of outdoor recreation facilities and family friendly parks. Ellsworth McAffee Park, where we will be for the Fox 25 Morning News Zip Trip August 9th, has athletic fields, picnic tables, a gazebo, basketball and volleyball courts, a walking track, a skateboard park and bocce courts. During the summer, Assabet Park offers Club Assabet for kids ages 3-5 years old. Club Assabet allows kids to spend summer mornings with kids their own age in a small group setting in a fun, safe, staff-supervised environment close to home. They can play in the park’s splash pad, have story time, play games, and do arts and crafts.

Northborough is home to Tougas Family Farm, a family-owned farm that offers pick-your-own fruits and vegetables in season, a barnyard and playground, and a Farm Store Kitchen that sells homemade treats like cookies, pies, preserves, honey, and lunch items. School Field Trips to Tougas Family Farm are also offered.

One popular spot in Northborough for both kids and adults is Sawyer’s Bowladrome, open since 1953. Sawyer’s provides candlepin bowling fun for the whole family. Sawyer’s offers women’s, men’s and mixed bowling leagues as well as open bowling, and can be rented for birthday parties.

For golfers, East Coast Golf Academy in Northborough offers a year round golf driving range, a practice facility, PGA golf instruction, and a fully equipped discount pro shop.

There are several fine local restaurants in Northborough, including Romaine’s Wood Grill and Bar, a creative American bistro that offers guests a seasonal menu; and Yama Zakura, which serves sushi and fusion cuisine and was the winner of Worcester’s Best Chef People’s Choice Award in 2010.

Northborough is served by the Northborough and Southborough Public School system which includes the Lincoln Street Elementary School, the Robert E. Melican Middle School, and Algonquin Regional High School, where our own John McGeough attended school!

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