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Monday, October 14, 2019

Westborough selectmen deny underride request, allow other warrant questions

Stating that they would not be fulfilling their commitment to the town as elected officials, the Board of Selectmen declined to approve a citizen's request to allow a question regarding a $4 million underride to be placed on the warrant for the May 14 Annual Town Meeting.

Westborough students hear presentation from survivor of Rwandan genocide

It is one thing to read an account of the genocide that occurred in the central African nation of Rwanda in 1994. It is quite another, Westborough High School (WHS) students would surely attest, to hear a personal account.

Westborough voters to decide on TIF for eClinicalWorks

Voters will be asked at the May 14 Annual Town Meeting to approve a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Agreement between the town and eClinicalWorks, a Westborough-based business that develops software for the medical industry.

Basketball: Battle for the ball

Northborough - During a scramble for the loose ball, Algonquin Regional High School's junior guard Carly O"Connell has firm possession although Westborough...

Athlete of the Week: Diana Zeng

Westborough - While her stellar Westborough High School swimming sports career is over – she contributed to eight school records - senior Diana Zeng is just getting started. She has two academic scholarship offers from Northeastern and Babson, while MIT, UPenn, NYU and several schools in California are also in the mix.

Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts offers hope, support

Westborough – When a high profile citizen, such as Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, suffers a brain injury, it becomes front-page news. But each year, 1.4 million other Americans sustain a head injury of some type as well. When this happens, it can leave the patient and their family feeling frightened and alone.

Junior Girl Scouts organize Greyhound rescue donation drive

Westborough - During the month of March, Westborough Junior Girl Scout Troop 30554 is holding a donation drive for Greyhound Friends, Inc....

Jané caps service to Westborough at 9 years

Westborough – After nine years of serving town residents first as as a member of the School Committee and then on the...

Westborough selectmen discuss $4 million ‘underride’ request

Westborough – The Board of Selectmen discussed the possible ramifications of a $4 million Proposition 2-1/2 "underride" at its March 1 meeting at the request of one local resident. But that discussion was curtailed for a few minutes when the proponent of that proposal, Len Mead, got into a heated argument with the board and was escorted out of the room by Police Chief Alan Gordon.

Concepts for Westborough State Hospital land presented

Westborough - For the last 125 years, the nearly 108 acres off of Lyman Street was known as the site of "Westborough Insane Hospital" before it was changed to the kinder "Westborough State Hospital" in 1907. Over the ensuing years, the facility was home to hundreds of patients.

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A perfect day to celebrate Westborough’s arts and culture

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