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Westborough was incorporated in 1717 as the 100thtown in Massachusetts. Westborough is approximately 21.62 square miles and as of 2010, had a population of 18,272. It is part of Worcester County and its form of government is Open Town Meeting. The town’s administration is comprised of a Town Manager and an elected Board of Selectmen.

One of Westborough’s most famous residents was Eli Whitney, who in 1795 invented the cotton gin.

The town is located near Routes 9 and 495 and the Massachusetts Turnpike, which makes it a convenient location for many businesses in the Metrowest and Central Massachusetts areas. In 2011 Westborough was designated as a Platinum level town by the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council.

Visit Westborough’s town government website here.

Visit Westborough’s public school system here.

Read a Community Advocate story about Westborough attractions here.

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Beth Tikvah Synagogue to host open house

August 26th, 2015

Westborough – Beth Tikvah Synagogue, 45 Oak St., will hold an open house and barbecue Sunday, Aug. 30, from 3 – 5 p.m. Meet Rabbi Michael Swarttz, Cindy Avergon, religious school coordinator, and EJ Dotts, president, as well as other members of the board and the congregation. RSVP to Benita Amsden at atineb68@gmail.com. For more [...]

SnG Band to play free concert in Westborough

August 26th, 2015

SnG Band
Photo/submitted

Westborough – The Westborough Recreation Department is inviting residents of all ages to a free concert featuring the SnG Band Saturday, Sept. 12, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.,  at the Bay State Commons Gazebo. According to the band, they play “fun, dance-able music from all eras, including the 70s, 80s and 90s. We specialize in three chord [...]

Westborough police log, Aug. 28 edition

August 26th, 2015

police log

Westborough Monday, Aug. 17 7:03 a.m. Flanders/Connector Rds. Traffic/motor vehicle. 9:47 a.m. Oldham Rd. Disturbance (general). 10:11 a.m. E Main St. Ambulance. 12:52 p.m. Turnpike Rd. Ambulance. 3:23 p.m. W Main St. Larceny. 8:42 p.m. Belknap St. Larceny. Tuesday, Aug. 18 8:49 a.m. Research Dr. Ambulance. 9:53 a.m. Ruggles St./Bowman Ln. Paring violation/complaint. 12:10 p.m. [...]

Ryan shares stories of dual life as reporter and novelist at chamber breakfast

August 25th, 2015

Mary Simone, Marlborough Courtyard by Marriott; Bette O’Reilly, Commerce Bank and chair, Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; Hank Phillipi Ryan; and Karen Chapman, president, Corridor Nine Chamber
Photo/Ron Bouley Photography

Westborough – By her own admission, Hank Phillippi Ryan leads a double life. During the day she is an award-winning investigative journalist for Boston television station, Channel 7, WHDH. At night, she pursues another passion for which she has also won acclaim – as a fiction writer specializing in fast-paced mysteries.

Rhythm Dance Company wraps up successful dance season

August 25th, 2015

The fun and entertaining Energy Company get ready to take the stage for their lyrical number "Yellow".

Westborough – Rhythm Dance Company (RDC) recently finished a successful competition season by performing at the Turn It Up Dance Challenge’s 2015 Nationals held in Cape Cod, Mass. The company’s season was filled with many notable achievements including attending five regional competitions, numerous conventions, and one national competition and The Dance Awards in Las Vegas. The company performed 58 solos, 26 duos and trios, and 41 group dances.

Armand J. Martin, 97, of Westborough

August 25th, 2015

Westborough – Armand J. Martin, 97, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 at St. Patrick’s Manor in Framingham. He was the husband of the late Eva M. (Trapp) Martin. Born in Lille, Maine, he was the son of the late Joseph and Marie (Theriault) Martin. He attended MIT and received an Associate’s [...]

James M. Rogers, 58, of Westborough

August 25th, 2015

Westborough – James M. Rogers, 58, of Westborough, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester. He was the husband of Sara L. (Strecker) Rogers. Born in Putnam, Conn., he was the son of the late Wilfred and Lucielle (Lamoureux) Rogers. He was educated in Thompson, Conn. schools and was a graduate [...]

Two Westborough residents among ‘Best Lawyers in America’

August 24th, 2015

Richard C. Van Nostrand (Photos/submitted)

Westborough – Westborough residents Jonathan R. Sigel and Richard C. Van Nostrand have been recognized as two of the “Best Lawyers in America” for 2016 by Best Lawyers, one of the oldest publications in the legal profession highlighting the most outstanding attorneys. Sigel is a partner of Mirick O’Connell’s Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Group and the Higher Education [...]

Notice to Westborough property owners

August 24th, 2015

Westborough – The Board of Assessors has recently completed a reassessment of all property values within the Town in an effort to equalize assessments at 100% of fair market value as of January 1, 2015.  The project was completed in accordance with guidelines established by the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, utilizing the analysis of sales [...]

Two Westborough residents among ‘Best Lawyers in America’

August 21st, 2015

Jonathan R. Sigel

Westborough – Westborough residents Jonathan R. Sigel and Richard C. Van Nostrand have been recognized as two of the “Best Lawyers in America” for 2016 by Best Lawyers, one of the oldest publications in the legal profession highlighting the most outstanding attorneys.

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