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Westborough was incorporated in 1717 as the 100thtown in Massachusetts. Westborough is approximately 21.62 square miles and as of 2010, had a population of 18,272. It is part of Worcester County and its form of government is Open Town Meeting. The town’s administration is comprised of a Town Manager and an elected Board of Selectmen.

One of Westborough’s most famous residents was Eli Whitney, who in 1795 invented the cotton gin.

The town is located near Routes 9 and 495 and the Massachusetts Turnpike, which makes it a convenient location for many businesses in the Metrowest and Central Massachusetts areas. In 2011 Westborough was designated as a Platinum level town by the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council.

Visit Westborough’s town government website here.

Visit Westborough’s public school system here.

Read a Community Advocate story about Westborough attractions here.

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Just Breathe…A Salt Room now open in Westborough

April 27th, 2017

Westborough – Just Breathe…A Salt Room, located at 45 East Main St., has recently opened. Missy Cohen, the owner, would like to invite the public to come by and learn about the benefits of halotherapy in Just Breathe’s beautiful salt room. Halotherapy is an exposure to kinetically activated dry salt that may be able to […]

Westborough police log, April 28 edition

April 26th, 2017

Westborough Monday, April 17 7:17 a.m. Smith Pkwy. Suspicious activity. 8:11 a.m. Turnpike Rd./Lyman St. Suspicious auto. 11:06 a.m. Ruggles St. Road/tree/wires. 2:15 p.m. Turnpike Rd. Accident property damage. 5:05 p.m. Arrested, Christopher William Donahue, 33, of 45 Hundreds Rd., Westborough, for marked lanes violation, operating under the influence of liquor, negligent operation of motor […]

Michael J. Cassata, 86, of Westborough

April 24th, 2017

Westborough – Michael J. Cassata, 86, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Friday, April 21, 2017 at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center. He was the husband of Marie M. (Carroll) Cassata. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late John and Josephine (Ceritto) Cassata. He was a graduate of Brooklyn Technical […]

Arbor Day observed in Westborough April 28

April 23rd, 2017

Westborough – On Jan. 10, at a regularly scheduled Board of Selectmen’s meeting, the board signed the Arbor Day proclamation acknowledging that National Arbor Day will be celebrated in Westborough on Friday, April 28. In observance of Arbor Day, the tree division of the Westborough Department of Public Works will plant a tree within Pine […]

Babysitters class offered in Westborough

April 23rd, 2017

Westborough – Westborough Youth and Family Services will once again offer the Red Cross Babysitters Class Saturdays, April 29, May 6 and May 13, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Central One Credit Union, 40 South St. Cost is $65 and the deadline to register is Thursday, April 27. To receive certification participants must […]

Westborough library to host ‘Shred Day’

April 22nd, 2017

Westborough – To celebrate Money Smart Week, the Westborough Public Library, 55 E. Main St., is holding a “Shred Day,” Saturday, April 29, from 12 – 2 p.m. in the parking lot between the library and the Congregational Church of Westborough.  A mobile shred truck will be on site to shred documents. They will not take […]

Westborough Senior Center Supporters to host Spring Tea

April 21st, 2017

Westborough – The Westborough Senior Center Supporters is hosting its fourth annual Spring Tea Friday, May 19 from 1-3 p.m. at the Westborough Senior Center, 4 Rogers Rd. The event will feature Patricia Perry, portraying Dolly Madison, the wife of President James Madison. There will be light refreshments, door prizes and favors. The cost is […]

Lloyd W. Underwood, 94, of Westborough

April 21st, 2017

Westborough – Lloyd W. Underwood, 94, of Westborough, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017 at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center. He was the husband of the late Yolande M. (Bergeron) Underwood. Born in Lynn, MA, he was the son of the late Harold and May (Bennett) Underwood. He was educated in Worcester schools […]

Annual 5K/10K Walk/Run to be held for pancreatic cancer research

April 21st, 2017

Westborough – The Westboro Tennis & Swim Club will be hosting the 8th annual 5K/10K Walk/Run Sunday, April 30, to benefit the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research.  Registration will begin at 8 a.m., with a Kids Fun Run for ages 8 and under at 9 a.m. and then the 5K/10K will begin at 9:30 […]

Sakura Foot Reflexology

April 20th, 2017

Westborough—The traditional Asian practice of foot reflexology—using pressure points on the feet to affect the rest of the body—is relaxing but also, according to its practitioners, is therapeutic for the entire body.

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