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Westborough Lions support Hurricane Matthew relief efforts in Haiti

November 4th, 2016

Westborough – The Westborough Lions Club is donating 100 percent of all online donations received through Saturday, Dec. 31, to help the people of Haiti recover from the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. These donations will be sent to the LCIF (Lions Club International Foundation) Disaster Relief Fund, which directly supports local Lions Clubs in […]

Annual Westborough Community Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 24

November 4th, 2016

Westborough – The Westborough Community Thanksgiving Dinner team announced its 46th annual free community gathering Thursday, Nov. 24, at 1 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 17 Willow St., Westborough. A traditional Thanksgiving Dinner of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, vegetables, cranberry sauce, apple cider, and pumpkin pie and assorted desserts will be served. Reservations […]

Sixth annual Turkey Trot in Shrewsbury Nov. 24

November 3rd, 2016

Shrewsbury – The sixth annual Turkey Trot for the Memory will take place Thursday, Nov. 24, at 8 a.m., on Shrewsbury Common to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. This event has become a tradition for many families in Shrewsbury and surrounding communities, a great way to get some exercise, honor and remember loved ones who have suffered […]

Westborough Turkey Trot to be held Nov. 19

November 3rd, 2016


Westborough – Westborough’s annual Turkey Trot will be held on Sat. Nov. 19 at Westborough High School (WHS), 90 East Main St. This 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Fun Run is a community-wide event to promote health, fitness and fun.  Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female 5K finishers. The registration fee for […]

Are we going to pot…or not?

November 3rd, 2016


Region – As Massachusetts voters prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 8, they will be faced with four referendum questions. Perhaps the least understood is Question 4 which pertains to the legalization of recreational marijuana. Regardless of your opinion of the drug, it’s important to realize the potential ramifications of legalization. Although the […]

Southborough Gardeners to host ‘Through the Holidays’

November 2nd, 2016

Southborough – The Southborough Gardeners will be hosting a special event, “Through the Holidays,” Thursday, Nov. 10, at 10 a.m., at Pilgrim Church, 15 Common St. Doors open at 9 a.m. Guests will enjoy a floral design presentation and have the opportunity to do some early holiday shopping at the Holiday Boutique, which will feature […]

Plans now being made for Westborough’s Holiday Stroll and Festival of Lights

November 2nd, 2016

A float sponsored by Uhlman's Ice Cream rides by the rotary in the 2015 parade. File photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Westborough – For the second year in a row, the Westborough Economic Development Committee is partnering with the town’s Recreation Department to host a Holiday Stroll on the Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 27.

Local communities hold ceremonies in honor of Veterans Day

November 2nd, 2016

Region – Local communities hold ceremonies in honor of Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11.   WESTBOROUGH Ceremonies to honor Westborough’s veterans will begin at 9 a.m. at VFW Post 9013, 9A Milk St. The bus will depart at 9:20 a.m. for Minuteman Park on South Street. Master of Ceremonies Brent French will introduce State Rep. […]

First stage of Mass Pike conversion to All Electronic Tolling to begin tonight

October 28th, 2016


MassDOT also announces “grace period” for drivers without transponders Region  – Starting tonight, Friday, Oct. 28, at 8 p.m., Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) contractors will start mobilizing equipment to prepare for the activation of All Electronic Tolling (AET) along the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90). At 9:45 p.m. cash tolling will be suspended, with AET officially […]

Mediterranean Food Festival Oct. 29

October 27th, 2016

Shrewsbury – A Mediterranean Food Festival and Indoor Yard Sale will be held at St. Mary’s Syrian Orthodox Church, 1 Industrial Drive, Saturday, Oct. 29, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 30, from 12:30-5 p.m. Delicious and authentic Middle Eastern food to dine in or take out, featuring hummus, kebbe, stuffed grape leaves, […]

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