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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Keamy Eye & Laser Centre

September 27th, 2016

Dr. Jean Keamy

Aesthetic procedures and complete eye care at Westborough practice

Marian D. Whitcomb, 93, of Westborough

September 27th, 2016


Westborough – Marian D. Whitcomb, 93, of Westborough, passed away Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at the Eddy Pond West Assisted Living Community in Auburn. She was the wife of the late Albert W. Whitcomb. Born in Binghamton, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Frank and Ada (Wandell) Disbro. She was educated in Binghamton […]

Walk to explore Sandra Pond then and now

September 26th, 2016

Hikers along Sandra Pond

Westborough – Celebrate the 16th anniversary of the first Charm Bracelet walk with the Westborough Community Land Trust (WCLT) Sunday, Oct. 16, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Follow the route of the first hike and see how the area surrounding Sandra Pond has changed over time. Walk from Minuteman Park around the north side of Sandra […]

Westborough Cultural Council hosts arts festival for all ages

September 26th, 2016


Westborough – Ideal autumn weather Sept. 24 contributed to a successful eighth annual Arts in Common presented by the Westborough Cultural Council at the Bay State Green. Throughout the six-hour arts festival, 20 acts of all ages performed music, dance, theater and comedy on two stages. About two dozen artisans displayed and sold handcrafted items while nonprofit organizations shared information.

PCC honors retiring board member

September 25th, 2016

(l to r) Cam Sowa, vice president, PCC; Sharon Miller (Alden’s wife); Alden Miller, retiring board member; Dr. Mark Booher, president; and Mary Taber, executive director. (Photo/Bonnie Adams)

Westborough – On Sept. 12 current board members and staff of the Pastoral Counseling Centers of Massachusetts (PCC) honored longtime board member, and past president, Alden Miller, for 32 years of service on the board. Dr. Mark Booher, current board president, said that Miller was one of founding board members of PCC in Westborough. Miller […]

Westborough selectmen support new emergency dispatch center

September 25th, 2016

Westborough – At the Sept. 13 Board of Selectmen’s meeting, Fire Chief Patrick Purcell gave a presentation regarding permanently centralizing dispatch in a single location for both Fire and Police departments. This is an opportunity for the town to create efficiency and decrease dispatch time for 911 and Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD). The possibility of creating a centralized dispatch location came about organically by the relocating of the Police Department during renovations to the Forbes Municipal Building. Purcell asked for the board’s support for this article at the upcoming Town Meeting in October.

Library super hero

September 23rd, 2016


Westborough – Anita Cellucci, a librarian at Westborough High School, was recently selected as one of three 2016 School Librarian of the Year Award finalists by the School Library Journal and Scholastic, Inc. This award honors kindergarten to 12 school library professionals for outstanding achievement and the exemplary use of 21st-century tools to engage students […]

Deborah J. George, 50, of Sutton

September 23rd, 2016


Sutton/Hudson – Deborah J. (Curley) George, 50, of Sutton and formerly of Hudson, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Worcester. She leaves her beloved husband of 26 years, William D. George of Sutton. Deborah was born in Marlborough, daughter of the late Walter J. Curley and is survived by her mother, […]

Edna D. Christensen, 93, of Westborough

September 23rd, 2016


Westborough – Edna D. Christensen, 93, of Westborough, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Westborough. She was predeceased by husbands, Charles E. Christensen and Willard Benton. Born in Grafton, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Sarah (Wilson) Davenport. She was raised and educated […]

Unitarian Church of Westborough welcomes new religious education director

September 22nd, 2016

Jenna Kyes (Photo/submitted)

Westborough –The Unitarian Universalist Congregational Society of Westborough, 64 W. Main St., Westborough, welcomed Jenna Kyes as its new director of Religious Education. Kyes is a lifelong Unitarian Universalist and an experienced religious education teacher. She holds a master’s degree in elementary education from Leslie University in Cambridge, and she has taught and volunteered in […]

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