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.

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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. […]

George Perry III named Westborough’s 2016 Veteran of the Year

January 24th, 2017

Westborough – The town of Westborough’s Veterans’ Advisory Board has announced that George A. Perry III is the recipient of the Veteran of the Year Award, created to honor Westborough veterans who make extraordinary contributions to the town and foster the wellbeing of their ex-military neighbors. A plaque, donated by Crown Trophy of Northborough, will […]

Westborough man to embark on two-month cross country trek to promote cancer awareness

January 24th, 2017

Westborough – For the last 10 years, Dave McGrath of Westborough has been Hope Lodge’s live-in night manager. But McGrath was more than just a manager there. He is also a cancer survivor and, as such, served as a symbol of the lodge’s name – hope – to the many patients who came to stay there over the years.

Westborough grad to join Representative Kane’s team at State House

January 22nd, 2017

Region – State Representative Hannah E. Kane (R-Shrewsbury) has hired Westborough resident and recent college graduate, Jessica Beliveau, as her new legislative aide for the 190th General Session at the State House. Prior to graduating from Westborough High School in 2012, Beliveau served as the student representative to the Westborough School Committee, where she was […]

Selectmen hold public hearing to consider adoption of Site Plan Review Regulations

January 21st, 2017

Westborough – The Westborough Board of Selectmen opened a public hearing to consider the adoption of Site Plan Review Regulations at their Jan. 10 meeting. Town Manager Jim Malloy provided a brief history of the regulations and stated that at the Annual Town Meeting in 2014 authorized the board to adopt rules and regulations.

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