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List of posts to be included in the Westborough newsletter email.

Assessment gives glimpse of senior citizen needs in Westborough

The senior needs assessment, which is available on the town’s website, was presented to the Select Board during its May 9 meeting.

Westborough commemorates Memorial Day

Westborough’s Memorial Day parade made stops at several cemeteries across town, including Pine Grove and Midland before stopping at Forbes.

Group raising funds to complete memorial at Pine Grove Cemetery

The Westborough Cemetery Memorial Project Community is raising funds for a memorial to those buried at the back of Pine Grove Cemetery.

Whalemobile comes to Westborough’s Tatnuck Bookseller

On Sunday, May 21, an inflatable replica of “Nile” was rolled out in the event room at Tatnuck Bookseller on Lyman Street.

Rangers suffer heartbreaking overtime loss on Senior Night

Shaun Highley scored 2:22 into overtime to lift North Middlesex Regional past Westborough High, spoiling Senior Night for the lacrosse team.

Swanski’s Bakeshop in Westborough a sweet success

Em Milewski and Casey Swan opened Swanski’s Bakeshop, which is located at 72 East Main St., in November 2020.

Westborough Chief Lourie offered Falmouth police chief’s job

Police Chief Jeffrey Lourie has been offered the position of police chief for Falmouth.

Hygge House Books to pop up as part of Project: Pop-Up

The Westborough EDC, UpNext and the 495/MetroWest Partnership have announced that Hygge House Books will pop up in early June.

Westborough mulls options for trash, recycling collection

During the Select Board meeting on May 9, the Waste Management Exploratory Committee presented its findings and recommendations.

Sustainable Westborough sponsors Environmental Action Fair

Sustainable Westborough sponsored an Environmental Action Fair at the high school where attendees could learn about composting and e-bikes.

Local anglers take up the Fishing Challenge

The Civic Club sponsored its Fishing Challenge, a chance for young and old alike to spend a sunny morning along the shores to try their luck.

Senior center offers help with smoke detectors

After recent deaths in residences with no working smoke detectors, the Westborough Senior Center wants to make sure it doesn’t happen again.

Playground at Armstrong school in Westborough almost finished

Armstrong Elementary School students will have to wait a little bit longer before they can use their new playground.

Planning Board approves site plan review for Boroughs Islamic Society

The Boroughs Islamic Society (BIS) is one step closer to calling 6 Bellows Road home after the Planning Board approved the site plan review.

EDC honors local Westborough businesses

The awards were part of the EDC’s eighth annual Year in Review, a celebration of the local business scene.

Westborough VFW commander receives Quilt of Valor

Recently, Ray Fitzgerald, commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9013, received a Quilt of Valor from the Quilts of Valor Foundation.

Kane receives Employee Excellence Award after assisting at fatal fire

The employee excellence award committee has presented the April 2023 award to Brian Kane, lead person for the Water Department.

Westborough police caution against gold-buying scam

The Westborough Police Department is cautioning residents against a gold-buying scam, asking residents to stay vigilant.

Nature Notes: Look for the first wildflower of spring – a new one

Instead of keeping an eye out for the usual first-wildflower suspects like skunk cabbage or coltsfoot try looking for a new contender

Sandra Pond warden calls for sign improvements

A lack of signage and enforcement has led more nonresidents to come to the Sandra Pond reservoir not only to swim, but to fish and grill.