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.

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Julio’s Liquors announces new wine director

October 6th, 2015

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Westborough – Julio’s Liquors has announced that Toni DeLuca will be joining its team as wine director, bringing with her many years of experience from her travels studying wine in various regions across the world.

A Massachusetts native, DeLuca received her bachelor of science degree from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., and then moved to Virginia in order to pursue a career with the federal government. While working for the U.S. Department of Justice, she worked part-time in the tasting room at Chrysalis Vineyards, a local winery in northern Virginia. The unique experience motivated her to pursue an education in winemaking full-time.

Westborough office can help homeowners evaluate policies

October 6th, 2015

The Westborough staff of Northeast Insurance Agency, Inc.
File photo/Bonnie Adams

“We sell property and casualty insurance. We specialize in auto, homeowner, life and business insurance,” said Stan Szajna, co-owner and treasurer of Northeast Insurance. The agency’s Westborough office is in the Colonial Plaza at 45 East Main St. It has five other offices in Massachusetts and is licensed in all New England states.

National Depression Screening Day

October 4th, 2015

Westborough – Westborough Youth and Family Services, together with Assabet Valley Pastoral Counseling, will once again offer a free and anonymous screening opportunity on National Depression Screening Day, Thursday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 45 W. Main St., room 21 (second floor). The purpose of this annual program is to provide […]

Jewish chorus seeks new members

October 4th, 2015

Westborough – Shir Joy, Central Massachusetts’ only adult chorus that sings exclusively Jewish music, is seeking new members. Sponsored by Jewish Federation, the Westborough Cultural Council and its supporters, the group meets Sunday evenings at Congregation B’nai Shalom, 117 E. Main St., Westborough. Under the direction of Wendy Damoulakis, Shir Joy is beginning its fifth […]

Public invited to hike new Westborough Trail

October 2nd, 2015

Gilmore Pond

Westborough – The public is invited to join Westborough Community Land Trust’s Marge Fisher to catch a lovely autumn view of Gilmore Pond Sunday, Oct. 18 from 1:30-3 p.m. Then the group will walk a new trail through wooded uplands and along stone walls to see the fall foliage in the Libbey/Wile forest before looping back.

Westborough motorcyclist rides over 10,000 miles from coast to coast

October 2nd, 2015

Michael Fitzpatrick

Westborough – When the odometer on Michael Fitzpatrick’s new Harley Davidson motorcycle hit 10,509 miles, he had checked off a big item on his bucket list: cruising cross country and back and then some. Fitzgerald, 53, left his home in Westborough July 29, and returned 36 days later.

Citizen Leadership Academy launched in Westborough

October 1st, 2015

Westborough – The town of Westborough recently announced its first Citizen Leadership Academy, aimed at developing future leaders in the community by providing a basic overview of all town functions over a 10-week period. Programs will be one day per week starting Wednesday, Nov. 4, and continuing through all of the various town departments (with […]

Andrew G. Duffy, 27, of Westborough

October 1st, 2015

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Westborough – Andrew G. Duffy, 27, of Westborough, passed away in his sleep unexpectedly early Friday morning, Sept. 25, 2015 at the Emerson Hospital in Concord. Born in Adelaide, Australia, he was the son of Fintan A. and Catherine R. (Lee) Duffy of Westborough. He moved to Westborough in 2003 and graduated from Westborough High […]

Lobel entertains chamber breakfast with insights into New England sports scene

September 30th, 2015

Bette O'Reilly, chair, Corridor Nine Board of Directors; Karen Chapman, president, Corridor Nine, Bob Lobel and Rebecca Roman, secretary, Corridor Nine Board of Directors 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Westborough – Bob Lobel, one of New England’s most iconic sportscasters, was the guest speaker at the Sept. 24 breakfast meeting of the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce held at the Doubletree Hotel. Over the course of an hour, Lobel regaled the audience with his humorous and insightful opinions on the state of the region’s four major sports teams.

As a sports director and anchor for WBZ-TV in Boston, Lobel had interviewed and covered virtually every major team and sporting event in the region. He has also had successful radio shows and now has a new television show, “Legends with Bob Lobel.”

Westborough police log, Oct. 2 edition

September 30th, 2015

police log

Westborough Monday, Sept. 21 7:11 a.m. Fisher St. Accident – property damage. 2:24 p.m. E Main St. Accident – property damage. 2:35 p.m. W Main St. Ambulance. 4:40 p.m. Fisher St. Larceny. 4:41 p.m. Cross St. Suspicious auto. 6:11 p.m. Flanders Rd. Suspicious person. 6:59 p.m. Oak St. Suspicious person. Tuesday, Sept. 22 1:24 a.m. […]

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