Westborough – Westborough was founded when it split off from the bordering town of Marlborough. Westborough’s most famous native son, Eli Whitney Jr., a Yale University graduate, invented the cotton gin in 1795. Attend the Westborough Historical Society’s open house Sunday, May 3, from 2-4 p.m., and learn what the town will be celebrating in 2017. The historical society is located at the Sibley House, 13 Parkman St.
The public is welcome to attend. To find out more about the Westborough Historical Society, visit www.westboroughhistory.org.