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Town officials interview first school committee candidate

Westborough – The Board of Selectmen held a joint session with School Committee members on Sept. 10 to interview one of the two candidates seeking to succeed former committee member Bruce Tretter, who stepped down from his twelve-year service in June. Karen Henderson informed selectmen and committee members she wishes to rejoin the School Committee, having previously served for two terms from 2006 until 2012. She has lived in Westborough for 18 years and has three children currently enrolled in the Westborough school system.

Drivers needed to help homeless families

Westborough - Drivers are desperately needed to take individuals from the Extended Stay Hotel in Westborough to local grocery stores and stores such as...

Westborough selectmen approve reduced hours for Historical Commission secretary

Westborough – The Westborough Board of Selectmen supported cutting the Historical Commission secretary's hours, but it's a smaller cut than Town Manager Jim Malloy had originally proposed.

‘Building’ relationships

  Westborough – The town of Westborough has announced that Fred Lonardo, Westborough’s building commissioner and zoning enforcement officer, has been honored as the recipient...

Cancer prevention study to be conducted in central Massachusetts

Region – Preparation to enroll eligible residents of central Massachusetts as participants in the Cancer Prevention Study?3 (CPS-3) was discussed at a March 26 press conference at Worcester City Hall. Among the five sites hosting enrollment is the Boroughs Family Branch YMCA in Westborough, which serves nine communities including Hudson, Marlborough, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough and Westborough. Non-members are welcomed to enroll in CPS-3. Enrollment will also be available at three locations in Worcester and one in Fitchburg.

Selectmen agree to try again to sell the Spurr House

By Bonnie Adams Managing Editor Westborough – The home located at 7 Parkman St. has been given yet another reprieve from a possible wrecking ball after...

Shrewsbury softball beats Westborough in late-season game

A late softball season matchup ended in a 10-3 Shrewsbury win over Westborough on Wednesday in Westborough.

Developer says town will receive ‘significant tax benefit’ from Westborough State Hospital project

By Andrew Strecker, Senior Community Reporter Westborough - The town of Westborough will experience a significant tax benefit from the proposed 700-unit, 55-plus residential redevelopment...

Lillian P. Wentzell, 92, of Westborough

Westborough - Lillian P. Wentzell, 92, left us peacefully to be with her Arthur Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 at Beaumont Skilled Nursing of Westborough. She...

Westborough Civic Club makes donation to BORO Program

WESTBOROUGH – The Westborough Civic Club recently donated $500 to the BORO Program, to help support social activities for the BORO’s students. Civic Club members...

Westborough Town Seal Review Committee postpones info-gathering session

WESTBOROUGH - The Westborough Town Seal Review Committee opted on Jan. 6 to postpone a planned information-gathering session due to the ongoing COVID-19 case...

Painted rocks adorn Westborough War Memorial

Roughly two dozen painted rocks formed the shape of the American Flag at the Westborough War Memorial outside the Forbes Municipal Building May 29. 

Donald J. Spooner, 79, of Westborough

Westborough - Donald J. Spooner, 79, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016 after being stricken ill earlier in the day. He was the husband...

Hanukkah celebration features traditional games, foods

Westborough - The Beth Tikvah Synagogue in Westborough kicked off Hanukkah with a party and dreidel tournament Dec. 17.
Beverly F. Sciarro

Beverly F. Sciarro, 88, formerly of Westborough

Westborough - Beverly F. Sciarro, 88, formerly of Westborough, passed away on Aug. 8, 2021 at UMass Memorial Healthcare-University Hospital in Worcester. She was...

German-Jewish cooking demonstration and talk to take place at B’nai Shalom

By Jane Keller Gordon, Contributing Writer Westborough - Spiced chocolate hazel nut cookies (krakerle), Liptauer cheese, and cabbage slaw (krautsalat) are just three of the many...

Beverly J. Greer, 69, of Westborough

Westborough - Beverly J. Greer, MS, MD, MPH, of Westborough, died at age 69 on Jan. 21, 2021 after an extended illness. She was...

Free children's footwear to be distributed Sept. 28

Westborough - A free footwear distribution event for children ages up through high school will be held Saturday, Sept. ?28 in the Saint Luke's...

Westborough Little League team wins championship

WESTBOROUGH - The Westborough Little League 11-year-old baseball all-star team beat Shrewsbury, July 25, to win the 11-Year-Old District 5 Championship.  Westborough won the title...

Westborough selectmen hear CSX update

Westborough – On June 28, the Board of Selectmen held what Chair Lydia Goldblatt called one of many public hearings in Westborough regarding the development of a bulk transfer facility proposed by CSX Transportation Inc. and its transfer affiliate, TRANSFLO Terminal Services.