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Westborough Outback restaurant abruptly closes

February 21st, 2017

Westborough – Patrons of the Outback restaurant located at 227 Turnpike Road were surprised when they went to the restaurant over the weekend of Feb. 18-19 and discovered that it had been abruptly closed. Town officials were also unaware of the sudden closure. According to Outback employees who were cleaning out the restaurant during the […]

Selectmen review warrant articles for March Town Meeting

February 17th, 2017

Westborough – Westborough School Superintendent Amber Bock reviewed the School Department articles that will be on the March 18 Town Meeting Warrant and delivered the FY 2018 budget to the Board of Selectmen at their Feb. 14 meeting. The new budget is a 4.98-percent increase over FY 2017.

Westborough police chief reviews immigration policies with Board of Selectmen

February 17th, 2017

Westborough – Westborough Police Chief Alan Gordon reviewed his department’s policies and procedures for the enforcement of federal immigration laws at the Board of Selectmen meeting Feb. 14. Prior to the meeting, the board had been able to review the policy which outlines how the Police Department interacts with undocumented immigrants and when they will take enforcement action. This policy came from the combined effort of the chief and the town’s newly formed Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

PACIO’s website offers non-partisan information

February 17th, 2017

Region – Some folks think New England winters can be a time for hibernation – but not for Massachusetts town political committees. Many participate in activities throughout the state all winter.  You can get involved by going to a monthly meeting, helping with a recruitment drive, attending a party, or things like: Women’s March in […]

George A. Perry III honored posthumously as Westborough’s Veteran of the Year

February 15th, 2017

Westborough – A ceremony was held Feb. 7 at the Westborough Town Hall to honor the late George A. Perry III as the town’s Veteran of the Year.

The award was created to honor the town’s veterans “who make extraordinary contributions to the town and foster the well-being of their ex-military neighbors.”

Two Westborough residents die in New Hampshire accident

February 12th, 2017

Third man expected to survive  Westborough – The Union Leader newspaper, based in Manchester, N.H., is reporting that two Westborough residents are dead after falling through the ice on Lake Winnipesaukee Feb. 11. The paper reported that Mark O’Connell, who turned 62 years old Saturday, and David Corsier, 67, were on snowmobiles that fell through […]

One arrested in Marlborough for alleged cocaine trafficking

February 11th, 2017

Marlborough -The Marlborough Police Department released this statement regarding a recent arrest of a man for trafficking in cocaine: On February 8th at approximately 4:00pm the Marlborough Police Department Investigations Unit with the assistance of the Central Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council(CEMLEC) SWAT team executed a search warrant at 83 Mill Street. For officer safety purposes, […]

Town departments moving to accommodate Forbes renovations

February 6th, 2017

Westborough – During renovations of the Forbes Municipal Building, 45 West Main St.,  the departments within that building will be temporarily relocated to other buildings in town. The following departments will reopen to the public on Monday, Feb. 6 in their new locations. Building Department The Building Department will move to the Westborough Department of […]

NASCAR race driver Ron Bouchard inspires Westborough’s children’s author

February 1st, 2017

Westborough – The death of NASCAR driver Ron Bouchard in 2015 inspired Jim Desrosiers to write a children’s book, “From Impossible.” Desrosiers will be signing his book at the Westborough 300th Celebration Store, The 1717 Shoppe, on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 12 – 3 p.m. A portion of proceeds from the book sale will go to the 300th anniversary fundraising efforts, and to the RB Racing Charity, founded by Desrosiers.

Corridor Nine hosts annual legislative breakfast

January 31st, 2017

Westborough – Over 200 members of the business community attended the annual Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce Legislative Breakfast held Jan. 26 at the Doubletree Hotel, which featured a panel of local state senators and representatives discussing the pressing issues facing the state.

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