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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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Highlands residents donate to Westborough Food Pantry

April 14th, 2015

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  Westborough – The residents of the Highlands Gracious Living complex recently donated funds to the Westborough Food Pantry in the amounts of $1,000 and $270.50. The monies were raised at a fair the residents held at the Highlands’ 129 E. Main St. location.

Westborough to celebrate Arbor Day

April 14th, 2015

Westborough – At the Jan. 13 Westborough Board of Selectmen’s meeting, the board signed the Arbor Day proclamation acknowledging that the national holiday will be celebrated in Westborough Friday, April 24. In observance of Arbor Day, the tree warden and Department of Public Works staff will plant a tree on the grounds of Pine Grove [...]

First annual Spring Arts Festival to be held in Westborough

April 14th, 2015

Westborough – Organizers are currently seeking artists and craftspeople to participate in the first annual Spring Arts Festival which will be held in the storefronts of the Westborough Shopping Center, 26 Lyman St.

First United Methodist Church to hold rummage sale

April 14th, 2015

Westborough – The United Methodist Women and Appalachia Service Project Team from First United Methodist Church, Westborough, will be holding their semi-annual rummage sale Friday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The sale will be held at the church’s 120 West Main St. location, (directly across Route 30 from the Westborough Country Club).

Howard K. Fay Jr., 90

April 14th, 2015

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Westborough – Howard K. “Pete” Fay Jr., 90, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 12, 2015 at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center. Born in Westborough, he was the son of the late Howard and Gladys (Fraser) Fay. He was educated in Westborough schools and was a 1942 graduate of Westborough High School where he [...]

Friends of Westborough seeking jewelry donations for fall fair

April 11th, 2015

Westborough – The Friends of Westborough announced their annual Fall Fair will be held Saturday, Nov. 14, and that they are now collecting unwanted jewelry for the popular jewelry table. Donations may be dropped off at the Westborough Public Library, 55 W. Main St., or at 55 Mill Road, Westborough. Donations of new knitted items such [...]

First United Methodist Church to hold rummage sale

April 10th, 2015

Westborough – The United Methodist Women and Appalachia Service Project Team from First United Methodist Church, Westborough, will be holding their semi-annual rummage sale Friday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The sale will be held at the church’s 120 West Main St. location, (directly across Route 30 from the Westborough Country Club).

Westborough police log, April 10 edition

April 8th, 2015

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Westborough Monday, March 30 8:36 a.m. Flanders Rd. Larceny. 10:46 a.m. E Main St. Ambulance. 1:05 p.m. E Main St. Larceny. 1:57 p.m. Central/Cross Sts. Accident – property damage. 4:20 p.m. Overlook Dr. Suspicious auto. 4:52 p.m. Canfield St. Ambulance. 5:45 p.m. South St. Ambulance. 6:33 p.m. Turnpike Rd./Otis St. Accident – property damage. 7:39 [...]

Judith J. Berry, 55, formerly of Westborough

April 8th, 2015

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Poway, Calif. – On Thursday, April 2, 2015, Judy J. Berry, 55, died peacefully in her sleep. She was at home, surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her husband of over 30 years, Alberto Berry, and sons Alejandro of Santa Barbara, Calif. and Miguel of Poway, Calif. Originally from Westborough, she was [...]

Westborough to celebrate Arbor Day

April 6th, 2015

Westborough – At the Jan. 13 Westborough Board of Selectmen’s meeting, the board signed the Arbor Day proclamation acknowledging that the national holiday will be celebrated in Westborough Friday, April 24. In observance of Arbor Day, the tree warden and Department of Public Works staff will plant a tree on the grounds of Pine Grove [...]

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