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Bock’s advice to Westborough Class of 2024: Be deliberate

“I am struck at how much trust the class has in each other... It is something to be proud of. The class believed in each other.”

Longtime badminton player picks up the tennis racket for WHS

The situation is perfect: She loves her tennis family and her badminton family equally.

2 rescued in 2-alarm fire in Westborough Center

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Westborough Fire Department and the District 14 Fire Investigation Unit.

Summer Fest at Westborough High

Westborough High School’s Student Council will present its annual Summer Fest on June 7 from 6:30-9 p.m. in the school’s lower parking lot.

Planning Board approves special permit for small home development

Plans to build 18 one-bedroom units at 134 Fisher St. have been given the go-ahead by the Westborough Planning Board.

Westborough Rotary Club’s Trex Challenge program receives awards

As the Trex Challenge film plastics collection heads toward a summer break, the Rotary Club has announced the awarding of two benches.

Westborough’s Project Graduation receives grant from DA’s office

On May 20, Project Graduation accepted a check for $1,200 from the office of Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early.

Westborough conducts Memorial Day observances

On Monday, May 27, Ellis served as the Grand Marshal of the town’s annual Memorial Day observances. In addition to delivering the keynote speech, she helped placed wreaths at several cemeteries in town.

Westborough physician was also a champion of public education

There’s no doubt that Dr. Edwin B. Harvey is one of Westborough’s finest forefathers. Read more about him here.

Westborough High Student Council honored for bringing students together

“This selfless devotion has earned them the universal respect of virtually everyone,” said Callaghan.

Westborough approves fee schedule for PAYT program

With less than two months before the town begins its Pay-as-You Throw (PAYT) program, residents now have a better idea on what it will cost.

Second public workshop scheduled on Westborough’s downtown plan

A second public workshop will provide a more detailed glimpse into what downtown Westborough could become.

Cold Harbor, Julio’s collaborate on beer in honor of Julio’s 50th

Cold Harbor Brewing and Julio’s Liquors are collaborating on a beer in honor of Julio's Liquors' 50th anniversary.

Westborough Garden Club awards scholarship during plant sale

Despite occasional rain, the Westborough Garden Club deemed its annual Plant Sale on May 18 at Hastings Elementary School a success.
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Fales School closed in honor of late school counselor

Fales Elementary School closed on Tuesday, May 21, in honor of the school’s longtime counselor, Dana Catarius, who died on Monday, May 13.

Westborough DPW trimming trees this week

The Department of Public Works’ Forestry Division will be tree trimming in the downtown area from May 20-22 between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m.

In honor of her son, Donaghue fights substance abuse

State Rep. Kate Donaghue keeps a dose of Narcan taped to her State House ID card. “It’s always with me,” she said.

‘They’re all feeling confident’: Hawks of all ages contribute in win over Westborough softball

“We’re feeling pretty good. We’re confident we can make a run in the playoffs if we play well. We’re staying focused."

Family bike parade highlights Westborough Unplugs week

The event was part of the week-long Westborough Unplugs Week, sponsored by Westborough Connects.

Amyot stepping down as director of Westborough Library

The Westborough Public Library has begun a search to replace Director Maureen Amyot, who will become the new MBLC director.