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Westborough officials vote to purchase property for $2.3 million

After several weeks of discussion in executive session, selectmen voted to purchase a 66.15-acre property at 31-33 Eli Whitney St. for $2.3 million.

Westborough Chief Assessor gives update on former Green Thumb property

A state agricultural restriction will severely limit what the McGovern Auto Group can do with the former Green Thumb property in Westborough.

Driver crashes into Westborough police cruiser on Route 9

By Ben Domaingue, Community Reporter WESTBOROUGH - Two people were transported to area hospitals on Monday after a driver crashed into a Westborough police cruiser on Route...

Crashes draw emergency response on I-495, MassPike in Westborough

A pair of crashes on I-495 and I-90 in Westborough on Saturday left multiple people injured and prompted backups.

Westborough BOS agrees with changing town seal but cautions it will take time

Current seal features cotton gin invented by Eli Whitney; public hearing to be held in July By Jennifer L. Grybowski, Contributing Writer Westborough - In response...

UPDATE: Westborough Police, Fire respond to crash involving motorcycle on Route 9

A serious crash involving a motorcycle drew a major emergency presence to the intersection of Route 9 and Lyman Street.

Man identified in fatal Westborough accident

UPDATED Westborough - The Westborough Police Department released this statement and photos this afternoon regarding an accident that claimed the life of a Westborough...

Westborough’s Lake Chauncy closed for swimming this summer

Westborough also cancels rec programs By Jennifer Grybowski, Contributing Writer Westborough Recreation Director Jenn Kirkland reported at the June 2 Board of Selectmen meeting that the...

Westborough Fire Department responds to crash on I-495 ramp

A major accident near the Westborough/Hopkinton town line prompted an emergency response on Saturday with entrapment
Patrick Grenier

Patrick Grenier, 30, formerly of Westborough

Westborough - Patrick Grenier, formerly of Westborough, died unexpectedly at home in San Antonio, Texas on October 17, 2021. He was born on November...

UPDATE: Truck crash blocks Route 9 in Westborough

A large truck flipped onto its side on Monday afternoon in Westborough, spilling debris across Route 9 near the Southborough town-line.

Westborough ends mask mandate

WESTBOROUGH – Westborough’s indoor mask mandate was rescinded tonight following an unanimous vote by the Board of Health.  The mandate is lifted effective immediately. All of...

Fire hits Arcade Building in Westborough

A two-alarm fire displaced a dozen Westborough residents and caused roughly $500,000 in damage on Sunday night.

Westborough receives three bids for former Regal Cinemas

Three bids for the Westborough-owned former Regal Cinemas have been submitted and opened. Confidential Administrative Assistant Cela Dorr ...

One man arrested in Westborough after allegedly stabbing brother

Westborough – Police Chief Jeffrey Lourie released this statement this morning: On Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 at approximately 12:44 a.m. the Westborough Police Department responded...
Michael A. Bean

Michael A. Bean, 32, of Westborough

Westborough - Michael A. Bean, 32, of Westborough, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at the UMass/Memorial Healthcare-University Hospital in Worcester. Born in...

UPDATE: No one injured as truck catches fire on I-495 in Westborough

UPDATE: This article has been updated with information from a State Police spokesperson.  WESTBOROUGH - A truck fire sent smoke and flames billowing into the...

No timeline yet for completion of Burger King renovation in Westborough

Plans to also include ConvenientMD and Starbucks By Andrew Strecker, Contributing Reporter Westborough – The long-dilapidated Burger King located at 139 Turnpike Rd. (Route 9) and...

Westborough Police share new details on Wednesday motorcycle/SUV crash

Injuries from a serious motorcycle crash in Westborough on Wednesday are "significant" but believed to be non-life threatening.

Developers eye campus-style project at Westborough BJ’s headquarters site

WESTBOROUGH – A developer wants to demolish existing structures and build a new campus-style facility at the current BJ's headquarters at 25 Research Drive...