Election season heats up in Westborough


cartoon image of three Westborough candidate running (cartoon shows them running in a race) in the March 2 election.
Cartoon/Ed Turner

Westborough – There will be several contested races for Westborough voters to consider when they go to the polls Tuesday, March 2 for the town’s annual election.


Two incumbents, Syed Hashmi and Shelby Marshall, will be challenged by Sean Keogh for the two 3-years terms on the Board of Selectmen.



Thomas Dolan, Jr. and Patrick Welch will be facing off to serve a one-year term on the BOS.


Peter Bouchard and Zafar Imitiaz Siddiqui are the candidates competing for a one five-years term on the Planning Board.


Debra Cushman and Fiona McDonald are running for a one two-years term for Trustee of the Public Library.


The polls will be open March 2 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Westborough Town Hall, 34 West Main St.