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.

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David M. Deffely, 57, Westborough

September 13th, 2016


Westborough – David M. Deffely, 57, of Westborough, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2016 at UMass Medical Center, Lake Avenue, Worcester. Born in Waltham, he was the son of the late James A and Eleanor M. (Hyde) Deffely. David attended MA College of Pharmacy, prior to enlisting in the USAF. During his military service, he was […]

Westborough man arrested for lewd and lascivious conduct

September 12th, 2016

Westborough – Westborough Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning: 9/11/16, at approximately 9:18 AM, the Westborough Police Department responded to the area of 203 Flanders Rd. for a report of a scantily clad male who was exposing himself to vehicles passing by. An investigation by Officer Tyson Delong led him to 175 […]

Westborough police log, Sept. 9 edition

September 7th, 2016

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Westborough Monday, Aug. 29 12:33 a.m. Turnpike Rd. Larceny. 9:34 a.m. Arrested, Deanna Beaucher, 29, of 23 Ridge Rd., Reading, for failure to appear (3 cts), malicious destruction of property +$250, larceny over $250. 11:28 a.m. Gary Cir. Ambulance. 12:26 p.m. Oak St. Ambulance. 2:49 p.m. Turnpike Rd. Larceny. 3:42 p.m. Grove St. Well-being check. […]

Westborough’s Arts in Common to be held Sept. 24

September 7th, 2016

Singing the Broadway tune “Oklahoma” at the 2015 Arts in Common are members of the Southborough Senior Songsters, directed by Jim and Linda Duncan of Westborough. File photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Westborough – The eighth annual Arts In Common will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bay State Green in Westborough. Created and produced by the Westborough Cultural Council, the event features local performers on its two stages, area artisans selling their hand-made crafts, and foods from several area restaurants.

Nagi set to lead Westborough High boys’ soccer team

September 7th, 2016

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Westborough – It has been nearly a year since the 2015 Westborough High School (WHS) boys varsity soccer team fell to Worcester’s South High in a bruising quarterfinal District matchup. The 1-0 edging left the Midland B champion Rangers (12-4-4) deflated but determined to come back even stronger in 2016 despite the loss to graduation of standout players Griffin Barry, Will Kelley and Collin Priest, among others.

Schwartz to exhibit art at Westborough library

September 7th, 2016

“Coming Home” by Janet Schwartz 

Westborough – Local artist Janet Schwartz’s exhibit, “There and Back Again“ will be on display at the Westborough Public Library, (meeting room on lower level), 55 W. Main Street, from Wed., Sept. 7 through Monday, Oct. 3. There will be an opening reception on Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 6 – 8 p.m. The show will […]

Keamy Eye & Laser Centre to host open house on Thermi Body

September 7th, 2016

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Westborough – Keamy Eye & Laser Centre will be holding an open house to introduce Thermi Body, “a new way to tighten skin and reduce wrinkles from head to toe.”  There will be two sessions – Tuesday, Sept. 20, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. There will also be special offers […]

CARFIT program for seniors to be held in Westborough

September 6th, 2016

Region – Home Instead Senior Care of Northborough and Natick is sponsoring a CARFIT program for area seniors in conjunction with the Westborough Council on Aging. Trained technicians will be assessing senior drivers for their “fit” in their own vehicle.  Drivers will learn if they are positioned correctly, if the vehicle equipment is in the […]

Law Office of Carolyn R. Spring – Westborough attorney specializes in elder law and estate planning

September 6th, 2016

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Law Office of Carolyn R. Spring – Westborough attorney specializes in elder law and estate planning

Westborough movie shoot is cancelled

September 2nd, 2016

Company to film in Marlborough instead  Westborough – An independent movie company will not be filming scenes in Westborough after all, but rather will do so in neighboring Marlborough. Commander Softpants, Inc., had gone before the Westborough Board of Selectmen Aug. 23 to seek approval to film a movie scene in the downtown area of […]

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