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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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Delaine Brown, 86, of Westborough

April 25th, 2016

Westborough – Delaine Brown, 86, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the Millbury Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late William E. Brown. Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Pauline (Jefts) Davis. She was a graduate of North High School in Worcester […]

Westborough Women’s Club holds annual rabies clinic

April 22nd, 2016

Members of the Westborough Women’s Club and Westborough’s Associates Animal Hospital with Dr. Susan Gillham. (Photo/Jane Keller Gordon)

Westborough – On a sunny Saturday, April 9, the Westborough Women’s Club held its annual rabies vaccination clinic at the Westborough Department of Public Works on Oak Street. Dr. Susan Gillham and her staff from Westborough’s Associates Animal Hospital donated their time to vaccinate dogs and cats. According to club President Karen Bloom, the fee for the annual shot was $15, far less than the cost of vaccination at a veterinarian’s office.

Photos and memorabilia of Boston sports greats featured at charity hockey tournament

April 21st, 2016

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Westborough – Tom Brady. David Ortiz. Bobby Orr. Larry Bird. Ted Williams. Rob Gronkowski. Paul Pierce. Bill Russell. Rocky Marciano. Malcom Butler.

These are some of the legendary Boston athletes whose memorabilia will be available at the seventh annual Tiana Angelique Notice Hockey Tournament Saturday, April 23 in Westborough.

Rotary Club to present annual Westborough Spring Festival

April 20th, 2016

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Westborough – The Rotary Club of Westborough is proud to present the 14th annual Westborough Spring Festival (WSF) Friday, May 6 to Sunday, May 8. This town-wide, family event is possible through close partnership with town officials, schools, business sponsors, nonprofit organizations and individual community members. The Rotary Club would like to extend deep gratitude to our sponsors, without whom this fantastic community weekend would not be possible!

Open house at Keamy Eye & Laser Centre

April 20th, 2016

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Westborough – Keamy Eye & Laser Centre, 24 Lyman St., Suite 130, Westborough, will host a Cosmetic Open House Wednesday, May 4. Two educational question-and-answer sessions highlighting Thermi Tight for Skin Tightening from head to toe will be featured at 12:30-2 p.m. or 5:30-7 p.m. RSVP is required by calling 508-836-8733. Complimentary consultations can also be booked that day.

Open house at Boston Lawnmower April 23 & 24

April 20th, 2016

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Westborough – Boston Lawnmower Company, 233 Turnpike Road (Route 9 West), Westborough, will be hosting their annual Open House Saturday and Sunday, April 23 and 24. Visitors will receive free hot dog lunch Saturday between 12 and 2 p.m. and have the opportunity to enter to win an Ariens lawnmower or Stihl hand-held leaf blower.

Red Sox outing organized by Westborough Recreation

April 20th, 2016

Westborough – Westborough Recreation will be sponsoring a trip this summer to see the Boston Red Sox play the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, July 20. The 2014 World Series champions rarely visit Fenway Park and this is a great opportunity to see Buster Posey, Madison Bumgarner and company take on the Sox. The bus departs at 4 p.m. from the Elsie A Hastings Elementary School, 111 E. Main St., for the 7:10 p.m. game, returning immediately following the game. Seats are located in Section 87. Adults and families welcome. The cost is $99 and includes bus trip and ticket.

Good Shepherd to hold rummage sale

April 20th, 2016

Westborough – Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 183 W. Main St., Westborough, will hold a spring rummage sale Friday, April 29, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 30, from 9 to 11 a.m. The event will feature a flea market and white elephant items upstairs; “Better Treasures” in a special area; and the clothing […]

Good Shepherd to hold rummage sale

April 20th, 2016

Westborough – Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 183 W. Main St., Westborough, will hold a spring rummage sale Friday, April 29, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 30, from 9 to 11 a.m. The event will feature a flea market and white elephant items upstairs; “Better Treasures” in a special area; and the clothing […]

Westborough Boosters to sponsor ‘Amazing Race’

April 20th, 2016

Westborough – Westborough Boosters is sponsoring Westborough’s “Amazing Race,” an action-packed scavenger hunt adventure, Saturday, April 30, at Westborough High School, 90 W. Main St. Check-in begins at 10:15 a.m.; the race starts at 11 a.m. It is open to all seventh- to 12th-grade students and adults. All teams must have three to five participants. […]

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