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Irene S. Hopkins

Irene S. Hopkins, 81, of Westborough

Westborough - Irene S. Hopkins, 81, a longtime Westborough resident, passed away peacefully March 10, 2019 at her daughter’s residence in Boylston, surrounded by...
Genesis Club members (front) Alexa Vassilakis ’20 (l) and Sanvi Sibbadi ’21 and (back, l to r): Nikki Levine ’21, Becky Plunkett ’19, Madison Bromm ’20. Photo/submitted

WHS’s Genesis Club: making a difference

By Haley Welsh, Contributing Writer, Westborough High School, class of ‘19 Westborough - Since 2014, Westborough High School’s (WHS) Genesis Club has been hosting fundraisers...

A look back at Westborough's Agricultural Society

Westborough - In 1839 the Westborough Agricultural Society, the forerunner of the Westborough Grange, was founded by 27 Westborough farmers. The purpose of the society was twofold: to promote agricultural education and farm-related techniques and as a social organization. Farming was clearly the primary occupation of the residents and increased with the opening of the Worcester Turnpike in 1810. It was believed that "a society of agriculturists can more easily as well as more expeditiously than individuals collect and distribute such information as cannot but tend to increase the products and improve the soil." The initial meetings of the society were held at members" homes and later in the lower hall of the townhouse.

Westborough entrepreneur uses the power of the sun

Westborough - For months, Westborough residents have looked curiously at the array of glass panels lined up in neat rows in what was formerly a wooded Milk Street lot and wondered at what exactly they were looking.

WASA donates to Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind

Westborough – Recently, the Westborough Athletic Social Association (WASA) donated $1,000 to the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind (GDF) on behalf of Champ,...

Frank J. Marinelli, 84, of Westborough

Westborough - Frank was a husband, father, grandfather, executive. and friend. He was born in Boston to the late Frank and Josephine (Ranieri) Marinelli. He...

TM will vote on field lights, new cemetery, and school articles

Westborough – Voters will decide the fate of 36 articles, including a controversial request to have field lights installed at the Westborough High School (WHS), at the annual Fall Town Meeting (TM). The meeting will be held starting at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 16, at WHS, 90 W. Main St.

Mark’s Moving & Storage receives gold quality award

Westborough - Arpin Van Lines recently named Mark’s Moving & Storage, Inc. as a recipient of the 2016 Gold Quality Award.  The company was...

Calling all future Westborough Cub Scouts

Westborough - Since its origin, the Scouting program has been an educational experience designed to build character, physical fitness, practical skills and service. In Westborough, Scouting has had a major impact on keeping the town green, supporting local organizations, and building community.
Theresa Rizzo

Theresa Rizzo, 84, of Westborough

Westborough - A memorial service for Theresa Marie Romeo Rizzo will be held Thursday, July 25, at 11 a.m., in the Jonas A. Stone...

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Popular Westborough Stories

Talk on ‘zero emissions’ to be held at Westborough Library

Westborough – The Rotary Club of Westborough will present a talk, “A Practical Case of Zero Emissions Energy and Transportation,” Saturday, Sept. 28, at...