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.

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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.

High Telehealth use at SALMON VNA & Hospice

August 21st, 2015

Westborough-Honeywell Life Care Solutions announced that SALMON VNA & Hospice achieved a 98 percent utilization rate by their patients of its Telehealth equipment during the second quarter of 2015, which places SALMON among the highest 5 percent of Honeywell’s Telehealth customers in the Northeast.

National whisky publication shines spotlight on Julio’s Liquors

August 21st, 2015

Ryan Maloney, the owner of Julio’s Liquors 
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Westborough – Whisky Advocate, America’s leading whisky magazine, recently announced that two of Julio’s Liquors hand-selected whiskies had been chosen to be among the magazine’s top ten highest-rated whiskies. The announcement offered a sneak preview into the issue’s fall 2015 Buying Guide reviews, where the whiskies will be featured.

Aramini wins award from Westborough Historical Society

August 19th, 2015

Westborough Historical Society president Cary Mulrain (right) and Joanna Aramini. (Photo/submitted)

Westborough- Joanna Aramini has been awarded this year’s Westborough Historical Society scholarship. The society’s president Cary Mulrain recently presented the $1,000 grant to Aramini. Scholarship applicants are asked to write an essay about a personal memory that exemplifies Westborough.  Aramini’s essay explored her deep roots in Westborough, beginning with the arrival of her great-grandparents from [...]

Kindergarteners invited to library program

August 19th, 2015

Westborough-  The Children’s Room of the Westborough Public Library invites boys and girls entering Kindergarten in fall 2015 to join them at the library Thursday, Aug.  27, at 4 p.m. for stories celebrating going to school. Sign-up for this popular annual program is now ongoing; call 508-366-3050 x4 or visit the Children’s Room to register.

Westborough Girl Scouts to hold textile recycling event

August 19th, 2015

Westborough – Westborough Girl Scout troop 30633 will hold a textile recycling event Saturday, Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Donations may be dropped off at the main entrance of Westborough High School, 90 West Main St. At 12 p.m. a truck from Bags2School will pick up the donations. Clothes, stuffed animals, material, [...]

Susan Nadler, 62, of Westborough

August 19th, 2015

Westborough – Susan (Dreyer) Nadler, 62, died at home Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. She leaves her husband of 40 years, Dr. Arnold F. Nadler; two daughters, Marcia, wife of Dr. Jonathan Hoffman of Westborough, and Jennifer, wife of Joshua Segal of Roslindale; a son, Dr. Jonathan Nadler of [...]

Westborough police log, Aug. 21 edition

August 19th, 2015

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Westborough Monday, Aug. 10 6:37 a.m. Shaker Way. Burglary/breaking & entering. 7:45 a.m. Lackey St. Ambulance. 9:26 a.m. Ruggles St. Ambulance. 9:32 a.m. W Park Dr. Disturbance (general). 3:52 p.m. Milk St. Ambulance. 4:13 p.m. Belknap St. Accident with property damage. 6:02 p.m. Oak St. Suspicious person. 6:20 p.m. Blake St. Suspicious person. 7:48 p.m. [...]

Westborough hosts Cornhole League competition

August 18th, 2015

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Westborough – This summer, Westborough Recreation ran its first ever Cornhole League featuring four teams. Cornhole is a lawn game in which players take turns throwing bags of corn at a raised platform with a hole in the far end. A bag in the hole scores three points, while one on the platform scores one [...]

Cardiac arrest survivor reunites with his lifesaving team

August 18th, 2015

Reunited after a lifesaving resuscitation are (l to r) Lt. John R. O’Neill, Phyllis Trainor, Frank Stille and Chris Moore.


By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Shrewsbury/Westborough – Frank Stille of Shrewsbury is accustomed to exercising on a treadmill at the Boroughs Family Branch YMCA in Westborough. However, a routine workout turned startling when he suffered a cardiac arrest Dec. 23, 2014. “It was lights out; my heart stopped working,” he relayed. “Next, I was [...]

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