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Blood drive to be held in honor of Westborough girl

Westborough - The Congregational Church of Westboro and the American Red Cross are teaming up for their 12th blood drive in honor of Corinne...

New Taco Bell holds grand opening

Westborough – Local town and business officials gathered Nov. 19 to celebrate the grand opening of the new Taco Bell at 289 Turnpike Road, Route 9 West. The restaurant is owned by principals Roger Lockwood, David Lockwood and Gordon McKinnon.

Lineman keeps “Touchdown for America” going strong

Westborough – Fall holds different meanings for different people. It could be the coming of cooler days to some, while others think of football. Last fall, Westborough offensive lineman Max Silverman had more on his mind than clearing a path for his quarterback. He was thinking about the troops serving our country overseas.

Westborough Girl Scouts meet with DPW engineer

Westborough - Westborough Girl Scout Troop 30508 recently met with Christina Papadopoulos from Westborough DPW to learn about storm water pollution. The girls did...

Westborough resident goes for gold at 11th annual Family Fun Run

Westborough - While 10,000 runners prepared to hit the roads of Falmouth for its annual road race, the weekend's festivities kicked off Aug. 13...

Mill Pond School entrance abloom thanks to local Girl Scouts

Westborough - Members of Girl Scout Troop 30508 have been getting their hands dirty at Mill Pond Elementary School. The troop recently constructed a flower bed around the school entrance sign and showed off their green thumbs by planting a host of colorful flowers - astilbe, daylilies, dianthus, coreopsis and salvia in yellow, orange, pink and purple. The project earned the girls their Bronze Award, the highest honor a Junior Girl Scout can achieve.

Burlington Coat Factory to open at former BJ's in Westborough

Westborough –The Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation will be opening a store at the site of the former BJ's warehouse store in Westborough later this summer. The news was announced at this morning's Westborough Economic Development Committee. The BJ's site has been empty since last fall after the store relocated to the Northborough Crossing. Westborough officials said they were not clear on what impact the new store would have on the current Burlington Coat Factory in Shrewsbury, which is located just miles away at the Christmas Tree Shop Plaza.

495/MetroWest Compact presents findings of study

Region - In a Nov. 15 meeting held at Nevins Hall in Framingham, members of the 495/MetroWest Development Compact presented the findings of a regional study aimed at improving growth and development in communities within the Interstate 495 corridor. This meeting was a follow-up to a series of regional forums in which data from the public were collected, and compiled with existing information to create regional growth scenarios.

The 1880 Club controversy on the turnpike in Westborough

Westborough - In July of 1947 Westborough selectmen met with Shrewsbury resident Joseph Pezzella, manager of the 1880 Club, a dinner club on the Turnpike, regarding a proposal to build a theater and amusement park on the club property. Pezzella also ran the Italian American Canteen on Shrewsbury Street, in Worcester with his wife Rose and brothers Ralph, Anthony and Pasquale. Pezzella proposal included a theater that would seat 500, outdoor swimming pool, dance hall, an amusement park and zoo. Although selectmen didn's vote to approve the permit, they did give Pezzella the ok to construct a 50 x 100 foot building, which was estimated to cost $4,000.

Westborough residents against idea of moving Town Hall

Westborough ?The town's residents, for the most part, unilaterally agree that the current Town Hall is in need of repair. What nearly 100 residents who attended a public hearing at the Forbes Municipal Building (FMB) Sept. 12 also agree on is that they do not want the Town Hall to be moved to a vacant space at the Bay State Commons.

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