July 19th, 2015
Westborough – With approval at its recent congregational meeting, Beth Tikvah Synagogue in Westborough as initiated a new way of collecting membership fees based on ability to pay rather than categories of membership. According to Beth Tikvah President EJ Dotts, the change is intended to open membership even further. “We have always prided ourselves on [...]
July 17th, 2015
Westborough – Now in its fifth year, the Westborough Farmers’ market continues to delight patrons with live music, kid-friendly activities, and a variety of offerings including organic produce, farm-raised meats, handmade crafts, as well as artisanal wine, cheese and baked goods.
July 17th, 2015
Westborough – At a reception May 19, the Westborough Education Foundation (WEF) awarded 17 grants totaling over $24,000 for the 2015-2016 academic year. Each year the WEF funds grant requests from teachers and administrators for cutting-edge programs benefitting students at all levels. “The Westborough Education Foundation helps propel innovation and creativity throughout the district,” said Daniel [...]
July 16th, 2015
Westborough Monday, July 6 2:45 a.m. Turnpike Rd. Disturbance (general). 7:27 a.m. Windsor Ridge Dr. Fire/smoke/gas. 8:15 a.m. Linda St. Ambulance. 9:33 a.m. Oak St. Ambulance. 10:31 a.m. Ruggles/Myrtle Sts. Well-being check. 12:26 p.m. Mayberry Dr. Well-being check. 2:25 p.m. Lawtons Way. Suspicious auto. 3:06 p.m. Byard Ln. Animal complaint. 4:43 p.m. Lawtons Way. Suspicious [...]
July 15th, 2015
Westborough—Mark’s Moving & Storage, which has been serving the moving needs of eastern Massachusetts for 35 years, will be expanding its presence in Florida with an office opening in that state by the end of the year.
July 14th, 2015
Westborough – Artists Janet Schwartz and Dave Kaphammer will be showcasing some of their latest works in a new exhibit, “Influences,” at the Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington St., through Friday, July 31.
July 10th, 2015
Westborough – About an hour north of Prague there’s a town called Terezín. It’s small, just over five square miles, and the population numbers a little over 3,000. In the midst of World War II, however, those five square miles held, at any given time, around 60,000 Jewish people, mostly from Czechoslovakia, Germany and Austria. Terezín — or Theresienstadt, as the Germans called it — was a concentration camp, a holding place for Jews before they were sent to Auschwitz or other extermination camps.
July 10th, 2015
Westborough – This year’s last day of school was especially poignant for the staff and students at the Elsie A. Hastings Elementary School as they bid goodbye to four staff members. Joan Truesdell, math plus teacher; Alice Callahan, cafeteria; Mary Cullen; kindergarten teacher and Sandy Eckberg, school nurse, are all retiring after years of service in the school.
July 9th, 2015
Westborough – Karen S. Walden Berry, 69, of Westborough, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at the UMass/Memorial Healthcare-University Hospital, Worcester. She was the wife of the late Scott Berry. Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late William G. Walden and Beatrice D. (Beaudry) Walden. She was educated in Westborough schools and [...]
July 8th, 2015
Westborough – Patrons of the Westboro Tennis and Swim Club enjoyed celebrating Independence Day with a barbecue held at the club July 4. Photos/Julie Shamgochian