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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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Avidia donates $2,000 to the Westborough Education Foundation

August 16th, 2016

(l to r) Rhiannon Hernandez, Westborough assistant vice president market manager of Avidia Bank; Maureen Johnson, president of the Westborough Education Foundation; Suzanne Laperle, Westborough branch manager of Avidia Bank; Kim Perkins, Westborough branch manager of Avidia Bank
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Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $2,000 to the Westborough Education Foundation. This donation is to help fund grant requests from teachers. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.

Affordable health screenings coming to Westborough

August 16th, 2016

Westborough – Residents living in and around the Westborough area can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. The Westborough Knights of Columbus will host this community event on Thursday, Sept. 8, at the K of C hall, 17 Willow St., Westborough.

Anne M. Fay, 95, of Westborough

August 15th, 2016

Westborough – Anne M. Fay, 95, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 at the Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation. She was the wife of Charles E. Fay, to whom she was married for 71 years. Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late Cyrus and Sybil (Smith) Darling. She was […]

Dennis M. Hunter, 59, of Westborough

August 15th, 2016

Westborough – Dennis M. Hunter, 59, of Westborough and formerly of Meridian, Miss., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, surrounded by his family. Dennis leaves behind a large extended family, his companion of over eight years, Alexis Hamilton; his wife, Tina Hunter of AK; and four children, his daughter, Vickie Williams and her husband BJ, […]

Rotary Club of Westborough holds seventh annual triathlon

August 14th, 2016

Bikers mount up as they begin their 14 mile ride.

Westborough – The Rotary Club of Westborough, in conjunction with Sun Multisport, sponsored the seventh annual Westborough Rotary Sprint Triathlon. Over 300 athletes participated in the race, which was held Aug. 14.

Hundredth Town Chorus seeks singers for fall season

August 14th, 2016

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Westborough – The Hundredth Town Chorus (HTC) is searching for new female singers to join when it begin its fall session Wednesday, Sept. 7. No auditions are required. There is a need for new voices of all ages and in all parts. Rehearsals run from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays at Congregation B’nai Shalom, 117 […]

Two Westborough residents to run for Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts

August 11th, 2016

Westborough – Westborough residents Andrea Zuchora and Charles Bostwick will be part of the 10-person team representing The Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts (Team BIA-MIA) in the New Balance Falmouth Road Race Sunday, Aug. 21. The annual seven-mile race attracts an estimated 11,000 racers from across the globe, each with their own personal connection to […]

Westborough police log, Aug. 12 edition

August 10th, 2016

police log

Westborough Monday, Aug. 1 3:22 a.m. W Main St. at Rotary. Suspicious auto. 8:20 a.m. W Main St. Accident – property damage. 1:21 p.m. W Main St. Suspicious person. 2:13 p.m. Turnpike Rd. Ambulance. 3:33 p.m. Robinson Pl. Ambulance. 5:35 p.m. Turnpike Rd./Lyman St. Erratic operator. 6:52 p.m. Green St. Ambulance. 8:22 p.m. Nourse St. […]

Women of Note to perform at Tatnuck Booksellers

August 9th, 2016

Women of Note in a recent performance 
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Westborough – Love a capella? The award winning Women of Note Barbershop Chorus will perform their newest repertoire in a 30-minute show in Tatnuck Bookseller’s community room, Monday, Aug. 15, at 7:30 p.m. The performance is a culmination of their “Summer Sing Fling” series of open rehearsals, in which the group invited women of all ages to experience the joy of singing in close, four-part harmony during this summer’s rehearsals.

Boston Lawnmower Westborough to hold pre-season snow blower sale

August 9th, 2016

Rick Simonovitch (l) and Garrett Bake, salesmen at Boston Lawnmower Company, stand with some of the 2016 Ariens Snow Thrower lineup.
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Westborough – Boston Lawnmower Company is having a Pre-Season Snow Thrower Sale starting Saturday, Aug. 20 and running through Sunday, Aug. 28. The sale will include big savings on select Ariens Snow Throwers and free local delivery.

The service department is also holding its annual Snow Thrower Service Special which offers free pick-up and delivery within the local area if you sign up by Saturday, Oct. 15.

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