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Assabet Valley Juniors enjoy Prom Night

Region – The juniors from Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School enjoyed their special evening held at the Sheraton Tara in Framingham.

Kids get a healthy dose of fun in Westborough

Region - Ethan DeCoteau, 8, and his sister, Libby, 6, complete a bouncy ball race across the field while attending the annual...

Biotech businesses welcomed by Westborough

Westborough - Now that Westborough has been approved as a platinum-level Bio-ready town by the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, town officials hope the...

‘Buzz Off’ to support pediatric cancer patients

By Bonnie Adams Government Reporter As the owner of the Little Gym of Westboro, Anthony Karpouzis's goal is to make kids happy and healthy....

Warren R. Keyes, 56

Westborough - Warren R. Keyes, 56, a lifelong resident of Westborough, died unexpectedly Monday April 18, 2011, at home. He was the...

LACROSSE: Petrunich makes a run for Westborough

Westborough - Westborough High School (WHS) junior Anna Petrunich (#16, left) goes around Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) junior Elizabeth Holmes. The...

Mill Pond in Westborough holds character education Open House

In 2010, the Mill Pond School, home to Westborough's students in grades 4 through 6, was named a National School of Character. As the school wrapped up a year celebrating this important honor, it welcomed members of the community to a special Open House April 7.

Atanasova, Nikolov family welcome new member

Westborough – Ekaterina D. Atanasova and Nikola K. Nikolov of South Street, Westborough, are proud to announce the birth of their son,...

Cheering for the Sox home opener in Westborough

Westborough - Dot Angelico and Barbara Barnes cheer for the Boston Red Sox while viewing the April 8 home opener game versus...

Norma H. Viera, 78

Westborough - Norma H. Viera, 78, died Saturday April 23, 2011 at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center. Born in Claremont, N.H., she...

Westborough selectmen recommend funds for Hastings repairs

The Board of Selectmen recommended at its April 26 meeting a measure that would allocate $250,000 for necessary repairs needed at Hastings Elementary School. The matter must next be approved by the voters at the May 14 Annual Town Meeting (ATM).

Westborough Warriors rally for win

Westborough - The Westborough Warriors (5th grade Girls B) and their coaches celebrate their victory March 6. Marisa Papagelis, Sarissa Volin, Brooke...

Students tour Tatnuck Bookseller in Westborough

Westborough – A group of students from the Early Childhood Careers program at Tri-County Regional High School in Franklin visited Tatnuck Bookseller...

Kids give Easter Bunny an assist in Westborough

Westborough – Young volunteers who attend Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Westborough fill Easter baskets that will be given to the children...

Say goodbye to winter with the Westborough Spring Festival

After a long, cold winter, the Westborough Rotary Club would like to invite residents to come and celebrate the start of a new season with a wonderful tradition - the Ninth Annual Westborough Spring Festival. The two day event will be held the weekend of April 30 - May 1.

Frances Patrick- Gillooly, 83

Westborough - Frances Patrick Gillooly, 83, formerly of Upton, died at home Tuesday April 5, 2011. She was the wife of Edward F....

Westborough brothers play in Junior National Championship

Westborough – Mark (left) and Nick Ferretti of Westborough play on the New Hampshire Junior Monarchs. The team participated in the Junior...

Athlete of the Week: Brigid Bowser

In her first game of the lacrosse season at Westborough High School (WHS), junior midfielder Brigid Bowser scored 4 goals and had 4 assists against Tantasqua Regional High School of Sturbridge.

Economic Development Committee discusses site selection strategies in Westborough

As the country slowly moves out of a recession, Westborough officials want to make sure they are primed for and receptive to as many potential employers as possible. At the Economic Development Committee (EDC) meeting held April 6, consultants from three organizations met with EDC members to discuss different strategies that could help to attract businesses to the town.

Westborough selectmen discuss wastewater plant expenses, other issues

An additional $400,000 is projected to be needed for the Westborough Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) fiscal year (FY) 2012, the plant's Administrative Engineer Jack Goodhall told the Board of Selectmen at its meeting April 5.