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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Westborough selectmen discuss upcoming goals

January 31st, 2017

Westborough – Westborough Town Manager Jim Malloy led a discussion with the Board of Selectmen at the board’s Jan. 24 meeting to discuss goals that were established at a selectmen’s retreat that was held last August.

PENTA scholars visit Columbia Tech during National Mentoring Month

January 31st, 2017

PENTA scholars visit Columbia Tech during National Mentoring Month Westborough – January is National Mentoring Month, and as such, the PENTA Marketing Mentorship Scholars™ received an inside look at innovation in action while visiting the engineering design, manufacturing, global fulfillment and aftermarket services company Columbia Tech, a subsidiary of the Coghlin Companies. Twelve Westborough High […]

Phyllis F. Moroney, 83, of Westborough

January 31st, 2017

Westborough – Phyllis F. Moroney, 83, of Westborough, passed away Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 at home. She was the wife of the late George W. Moroney Jr. Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Alice (Lang) Dame. She was educated in St. Stephen’s Parochial School and was a graduate of […]

Marjorie A. Bolen, 89, of Westborough

January 30th, 2017

Westborough – Marjorie A. Bolen, 89, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017 at the Shrewsbury Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Carl H. Bolen Jr. Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late Alson and Ethel (Booth) Dow. She was educated in Worcester schools and […]

Westborough to hold ‘Float Workshop’

January 26th, 2017

Westborough – Preparations for the 300th Westborough Anniversary Celebration Grande Parade are now underway. Organizers are seeking participants to join in including residents, businesses, neighborhoods and organizations.  Applications are now available online on the 300th website (www.westborough300.com), at Town Hall and at the 1717 Shoppe located in the Westborough Shopping Plaza. A “Float Workshop” will […]

Fourth-graders learn about the Native American artifacts found in their own backyard

January 26th, 2017

Westborough – Every morning, Westborough students flood the halls of Mill Pond School. At recess, they plunder through the soil, laughing with their friends. However, buried deep below the back of Mill Pond School, right outside their classroom window, is a fascinating treasure from the past.

Westborough 300th anniversary committee seeks to raise more funds

January 26th, 2017

Westborough – Painted in red about three-fourths of the way up, a fundraising thermometer has been posted directly across the street from Westborough’s Town Hall, to remind residents that the Westborough 300th Anniversary Committee is seeking more funds for its planned celebration. Westborough resident Rob Watts, a retired carpenter, made the sign.

Women’s Night Out in Westborough March 3

January 25th, 2017

Westborough – The Westborough Women’s Club invites you to a night of fun and laughter at their Women’s Night Out evening of entertainment with renowned stand-up comic Mary Ellen Rinaldi Friday, March 3, at the Knights of Columbus, 17 Willow St., Westborough, at 6:30 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres, finger sandwiches and desserts will be served. Raffle item […]

Krumsiek & Associates, P.C. – Tax specialty firm opens Westborough office

January 25th, 2017

Business name: Krumsiek & Associates

Address: 112 Turnpike Rd. (Rt. 9), Westborough

Owner: Matthew Krumsiek

Westborough police log, Jan. 27 edition

January 25th, 2017

Westborough Monday, Jan. 16 6:21 a.m. Upton Rd. Traffic/motor vehicle. 11:53 a.m. Lyman St. Suspicious activity. 3:09 P.M. Milk St. Traffic/motor vehicle. 5:17 p.m. Harvey Ln. Suspicious person. 5:32 p.m. W Main St. Traffic/motor vehicle. Tuesday, Jan. 17 1:57 a.m. Turnpike Rd. Traffic/motor vehicle. 11:14 a.m. E Main St. Traffic/motor vehicle. 12:30 p.m. Lyman St. […]

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