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Morcone Painting says ‘now is the right time to paint’

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Westborough – If you are thinking of tackling those pesky interior painting projects, Michael Morcone, owner of Westborough based, Morcone...

UPDATE: Truck strikes Westborough train bridge, prompts traffic backup

Another truck struck the low train bridge over East Main Street in Westborough on Friday, firmly wedging itself under the span.
Mike and Tom Power stand side-by-side outside of Westborough High School.

Power brothers redefined success as quarterbacks in Westborough and beyond

By Nick Abramo, Sports Columnist WESTBOROUGH - Fate rained on the Power boys of Westborough High in 1981. But out of that mini-maelstrom was born...

Firefighters respond to crash with injuries on Mass. Turnpike

Drivers on the Massachusetts Turnpike may be facing delays.The Westborough Fire Department reported on its Facebook that they ...

High school scoreboard: Power rankings bring good news for area teams as winter season...

REGION - A handful of area basketball and hockey teams celebrated favorable rankings this past week through the state’s new power ranking system. Weighing win-loss...

Westborough officials ask for support for Lake Chauncy treatment

By Andrew Strecker, Contributing Reporter Westborough – Lake Chauncy, Westborough’s only public beach and swimming area, has suffered in recent years from potentially harmful algal blooms....

Two injured in crash on Rt. 9 in Southborough

Two people were injured in a crash on Route 9 in Southborough today. Westborough Fire Department said in a Facebook post that firefighters ...
Brian J. Mullin

Brian J. Mullin, Esq., 54, of Westborough

Westborough - Brian Joseph Mullin, Esq., 54, of  Westborough, MA  passed away of natural causes unexpectedly on Sunday, September 19, 2021. He was the...

‘A betrayal of public trust’: Westborough Select Board responds to AG’s testimony on MGB...

By Dan Miller, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH - Angered over what one member called the state attorney general’s “betrayal of the public trust,” the Westborough Select Board...

Westborough welcomes The Coop to town

Hungry customers and local leaders gathered at the ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday for The Coop, which is a new restaurant in town ...

Warlock of Westborough – Part I

Westborough – Although the Warlock of Westborough, Ted Rabouin, passed away in 2004, he remains a rich part of the town's history. His home, a black cottage painted with flowers and mushrooms, which sat nestled in a wooded area on Bowman Street across from the reservoir has since been leveled and a new home has taken its place, but the stories of what went on there will be etched in the minds of many forever.

Worcester man charged with drug trafficking fentanyl

A Worcester man faces charges after police allegedly found over 10 grams of a substance believed to be fentanyl. Francis Mattioli, 32, ...

UPDATE: E.L. Harvey & Sons acquired by Waste Connections

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor UPDATE: This article has been updated to reflect that Waste Connections has headquarters in both the US and Canada. Form 10-K...
Scott Henderson and John Bogaert are teaming up to raise awareness of those without a home this winter.

Westborough men plan ‘a night in the cold’ for homeless fundraiser

By Cindy Zomar, Contributing Writer Westborough - As a New England contractor, John Bogaert has worked in all temperatures, and even enjoys camping out in...
Mark McNamara

Mark McNamara, 49, of Westborough

Westborough - Mark Patrick McNamara, 49, of Westborough, died Aug. 10, 2019 at his home in Narragansett, R.I. Born in Worcester on Dec. 17, 1969...

Westborough Chinese American Association donates masks to local hospitals

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Westborough/Shrewsbury – Recently, Shrewsbury and Westborough Chinese families have come together through the Westborough Chinese American Association (WCAA) and...

Westborough High grad shares experience of being in China during coronavirus outbreak

By Catherine Twing, Contributing Writer Westborough - 2019 Westborough High School graduate Lydia O’Connell wanted to take a gap year in China to learn the language...

Westborough Police arrest Worcester man on firearm and drugs charges

Westborough - The Westborough Police Department released this statement this morning: On Thursday, August 27th, 2020 at 2:52AM an Officer from the Westborough Police Department...

Northborough man arrested after allegedly breaking into Westborough Fire Station

A Northborough man was arrested early Monday morning after breaking into the Westborough Fire Station and pointing an object at dispatchers. 

Three-vehicle crash on Mass. Turnpike leads to delays

A crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike has led to multiple injuries. The Westborough and Hopkinton Fire Departments ...