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SnG Band to play free concert in Westborough

Westborough – The Westborough Recreation Department is inviting residents of all ages to a free concert featuring the SnG Band Saturday, Sept. 12, from...

Westborough Rotary Club awards scholarships

Westborough - The Rotary Club of Westborough recently welcomed its 2014 Westborough High School scholarship recipients to its weekly club meeting. Giving back to the...

Make your home more energy efficient

Sustainable Westborough will host a program on how to make your home more energy efficient on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m.

Semeter’s career-best performance propels Westborough past undefeated Marlborough

All in all, Semeter scored roughly 50 percent of her team’s points, and the Rangers won 68-53.

Westborough High program helps students with English skills

Westborough High School's ELL program currently has three faculty members and about 70 students from a number of different countries.

‘Westborough Remembers’ the day Kennedy was shot

For Paul McGrath, his memory of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy locked in when he was a senior in high school.

Funding sought for Town Hall security upgrades

Westborough Town Hall currently has a fire alarm but no burglar alarm, access control or security cameras.

Wet weather shuts down classes at Hastings, Assabet

Heavy rain and wind overnight on Tuesday, Jan. 9, into Wednesday, Jan. 10, turned last weekend’s winter wonderland into a swamp.

Westborough Connects announces Screenagers, MLK celebration

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration takes place on Monday, Jan. 15, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Westborough High School.

Planning Board approves special permit for former roller rink

Two applications for special permits were approved by the Westborough Planning Board, including a former roller rink at 161 Milk St.

Region digs out from first snowstorm of season

The first snowstorm in nearly two years left the region with 10 to 14 inches of snow over Saturday, Jan. 6, into Sunday, Jan. 7.

Sleighs are Westborough’s hallmark

In the 1800s, Westborough was recognized regionally, even nationally, as a center for sleigh making. It was one of the first communities in Worcester County to produce sleighs

Local police departments awarded state grants

Police departments in Grafton and Westborough recently received grants through the state’s Executive Office of Public Safety.

Communities impose parking bans as winter storm nears

With the first big snow on the season coming late Saturday into Sunday, the following parking bans will be in place.

Take part in Westborough’s hazard mitigation plan survey

The town is in the process of updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan. Residents are invited to take part in an online community survey.

DPW electrician earns town’s Employee Excellence Award

The town’s Employee Excellence Award Committee has presented the December award to Andy Boehling, electrician with the DPW.

Westborough library presents update on repair project

Westborough Library Director Maureen Amyot and Mary Johnston, the chair of the library’s Board of Trustees, provided an update Dec. 20.

Safe stolen from Westborough home

Westborough police are investigating a break-in that took place at a Mayberry Drive residence on Friday, Dec. 29.

Qiu wins Westborough Lions speech contest

Grace Qiu, a sophomore at Worcester Academy, won this year’s Westborough Lions Youth Speech Contest on Nov. 28

Fields at Chauncy Lake named after Earl Storey

Earl Storey knows every inch of these grounds. For more than two decades, he’s helped build and maintain these athletic fields.