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Firefighters respond to house fire in Northborough

A house fire in Northborough drew emergency crews to the area on Friday, with smoke visible from the home just before 5:30 p.m.

Westborough seeks members for Master Plan Implementation Committee

Finalized last year, the 2021 Master Plan set out a series of goals and objectives to steer the town in the coming years.

Two-alarm fire breaks out at Grafton Wyman Gordon site

GRAFTON – A fire under a large forging press at Grafton’s Wyman Gordon plant drew emergency crews to the area early Thursday morning. The incident...

Westborough’s Liam Johnson reflects on work with veterans

When Westborough’s town election rolled around , Liam Johnson noticed that there was an open space on the Trustees of Soldiers’ Memorials.

‘It still felt like Christmas morning’: Westborough library secures $9.4 million grant for renovation

Library staff celebrated last month after receiving a grant from the MBLC for their long awaited library renovation project.

Westborough Farmers’ Market kicks off season in new location

A revamped Westborough Farmers’ Market saw its opening day last month after a change of hands and location over the past two years.

Viva East car show comes to Westborough

Car lovers are convening in Westborough this weekend for the first Westborough running of the Viva East Rockabilly Weekender car show.

Westborough Select Board weighs license compliance issues at Route 9 Nissan dealership

Representatives of Westborough’s Nissan dealership apologized last week after they were told their dealership was out of compliance.

AG rejects part of Westborough plastic bag bylaw amendment

A proposed mandatory $0.10 fee for bags at Westborough stores will not go into effect thanks to a recent move by the state Attorney General.
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Westborough EDC to launch online business directory

The Westborough Economic Development Committee is using a $25,000 grant to create an online directory of town businesses.
Screen on the Green events will take place on Thursday nights this month at the Bay State Commons.

Westborough Screen on the Green movie program to return for 2022

Outdoor movie showings will return to Westborough’s Bay State Commons through the town’s Screen on the Green program this summer.

Westborough wins grant for Bowman Conservation Area bridge

A state grant will send $11,161 to the town of Westborough to help replace an “unsafe” bridge in the town’s Bowman Conservation Area.

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...

Westborough’s Simply Windows offers residents a window to the world

Simply Windows' Kendra Weldon always knew she wanted to enter the interior design industry. Now, she runs her own business.

Westborough Women’s Club awards scholarships

The Westborough Women’s Club “recently awarded four graduating WHS students with a quartet of $1,500 scholarships this year.

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.

Plans for 2022 Westborough winter light display move forward

The Westborough Select Board last month approved a plan for this year’s Rotary Club Winter Lights display in the downtown area.

Downed wires, small fire prompt power outage in Westborough

Downed wires sparked a small fire and knocked out power to the surrounding area on Thursday, according to the Westborough Fire Department.

Westborough West Park Drive extension moving forward

Efforts to extend Westborough’s West Park Drive to Flanders Road are moving forward after the Planning Board gave its green light on June 7. 

Sen. Ed Markey endorses Donaghue, Petty in state races

WESTBOROUGH/NORTHBOROUGH – Senator Ed Markey visited Westborough and Northborough on Wednesday of last week to endorse a pair of candidates running for local state...