Ruggles Street Construction Jul 16 - 18

Westborough Today - Official Notices and Information Written by Michael (admin)   
Tuesday, 15 July 2014 06:46


Wednesday July 16, 2014

Thursday July 17, 2014

Dear Residents:

Final paving has been scheduled to begin Wednesday July 16, 2014. Depending on weather conditions, any roads not completed Wednesday will be scheduled for Thursday July 17, 2014. A detour will be in effect during this work. Residents will have access to their homes unless otherwise notified.

We are anticipating that our crews will begin on Wednesday morning on Fox Lane and continue on to Lee Ann Circle. Once Lee Ann is complete, Spring Road paving will begin at the bridge and continue towards Upton Road.

Allow plenty of extra time for your commute in case of last minute changes.



Parker Orchards is open during construction. Please follow detour signs.


C:\Users\gsilva\Documents\TownWebSite\DPW\Detour info 7-16-14.doc


[received by email 8:43 AM, Monday 14-Jul-2014; see town link -- webmaster]


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Community Band at Bay State Green - Sunday July 13, 2014 5:30 PM

Westborough Today - General Town News Written by Michael (admin)   
Sunday, 13 July 2014 15:20

Sunday, July 13, 2014, 5:30 PM

Baystate Common Bandstand, Union Street, Westborough MA


WESTBOROUGH COMMUNITY BAND continues its 6th season with outdoor concert. Bring a chair, blanket, munchies and enjoy the evening of music.


Update: the remaining two concerts for Summer 2014 are:

Sunday, July 27, 2014 -3rd performance Band Stand/Baystate Commons  5:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 4th performance Band Stand/Baystate Commons 5:30 p.m.

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Boroughs JCC 2014 Summer Programs

Westborough Today - Recreation Written by Michael (admin)   
Sunday, 15 June 2014 22:56


2014 Summer Programs

The Boroughs JCC preschool is proud to offer summer programs for children 15 months through 7 years. These programs provide your child with fun and creative ways to explore and learn. We work with your child to encourage imagination and creativity, to build confidence and self-esteem, and to give them opportunities to cultivate their unique talents.

Trained staff lead each program, making your child’s experience a rewarding one.

Most importantly, these programs are fun!

Each week, we offer programs for ages
15 months - 2.9 years and 2.9 – 7 years

Main Program: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Early Drop-Off: 8:00 am to 9:00 am
Stay & Play: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Extended Day:    4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Our Super Heroes with LEGO® (week 4) program is for children ages 5-7 years only.

Our optional Swim Program is available week 1 through week 8.
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What’s to Love About Westborough Massachusetts?

Real Estate and Housing - General Info Written by Michael (admin)   
Sunday, 04 May 2014 11:28

[Submitted article by Bill Gassett]

If you are looking for the perfect balance between small town charm and modern convenience, you can find it in Westborough. With a rich history, a small population size and easy access to Boston, Westborough provides residents with a perfect mix of old and new – ideal for starting and raising a family. The town offers a range of real estate properties that can fit most budgets, giving you plenty of options for putting down roots in this historic and family-friendly area. Westborough is located in Worcester County Massachusetts and borders and borders the towns of Grafton, Hopkinton, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough, and Upton.

Things to love about Westborough


Massachusetts is not short on history, and Westborough happily measures up. As the 100th town to be incorporated into the state – in the year 1717 – Westborough traces its history a very long way back. Evidence exists of prehistoric peoples using the nearby Assabet and Sudbury rivers as transportation avenues in search of materials for weapons and tools as early as 7,000 B.C. Settlers arrived at Lake Chauncy in 1675, establishing themselves as a borough on the west side of Marlborough.

The settlement grew into a town and eventually benefited from the building of what is now Route 9 in 1810, connecting it to Boston. The town took advantage of both the road and the railway to contribute a range of manufactured goods to the New England area and beyond. Among the largest employers in town are BNY Mellon (finance services), eClinicalWorks (healh-care records management, Integrated Genetics (life sciences), and the corporate headquarters of BJ’s Wholesale Club (retail). Fortunately, though, while it managed to stay industrious up to the present day, it never did explode into a city.

Small-town feel

Westborough has a population that is only a little above 18,000 residents. This size makes it appealing to many who want to get out of the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy the comforts of a smaller town. This small size keeps the focus on what is most important to many people – low crime rates, pleasant environments, good parks and nature access and quality schooling. You can get to know your neighbors here with only a little effort and can expect to become part of the community if you stick around.


As much as people want the ease and comfort of a small town, not everyone wants to be isolated from all that cities have to offer. Things like employment, shopping, entertainment, dining and nightlife are all in full swing in Boston, less than 30 miles away from Westborough. And best of all, the town took the needs of its residents to heart in its planning and building. Westborough offers a commuter rail station to give residents reliable access to both Worcester and Boston. Park your car, hop on a train and you will be there in no time.


While there are a number of things you can do in Westborough, some of the most popular hobbies and pastimes involve local water sources. Both the Assabet and Sudbury rivers are located nearby, as are a number of different lakes and ponds. Some of these include the Westborough Reservoir, Mill Pond, Lake Chauncy and Lake Hoccomocco. During the summer, people from all around Westborough and beyond enjoy the waters of Lake Chauncy for a number of recreational activities, including fishing, swimming and boating. It even offers a public beach during the warmer summer months for sunbathing and picnics.

Quality real estate

One of the areas where Westborough really shines is real estate. If you have the money to buy a house and are looking for what Westborough has to offer as a town, you can probably find something to fit your budget and your lifestyle. The town really shines in its “subdivision” neighborhoods. These neighborhoods were created with the homeowner in mind – some by local craftsmen and others by quality national builders like Toll Brothers. When you buy in this type of neighborhood, you are investing in a home that should only grow in value as people look for welcoming neighborhoods in a small-town setting. You will also benefit from the unified look and feel that only a custom neighborhood can offer.

In fact if you are considering relocating to Westborough and want to work with one of the top Realtors in Westborough MA get in touch. If you are considering selling your home, let my excellent online marketing skills help get the job done. The are very few real estate agents who provide the kind of online marketing you will receive for your home. Selling real estate today is all about creating a dominant visibility package. This is what I love to do for those who are moving in or around Westborough! Westborough real estate has a lot to offer so I would love to show you around town!

Westborough has grown by leaps and bounds in the past few decades, which means you can find affordable village colonials as well as higher end homes, depending on your preference. Whichever you choose, though, you will have easy access to all of the perks that living in Westborough brings.


The exceptional quality of Westborough has not gone unnoticed. The schools stand out as some of the best, even garnering top accolades from Standard and Poor's School Matters in a 2004/2005 study. The Westborough Public School System was found to be one of the top school systems in the state. Money Magazine also recommended Westborough in its 2005 survey of Top 100 Best Places To Live. The town was ranked 36 out of 100 – not too bad for a small town of only 18,000 residents. Money Magazine listed both the school staffing levels and the financial support given to the area school system as top-notch.

Considering that over 95% of high school students graduate and that most go on to attend four-year colleges after graduation, the efforts of the town to foster education appear to be working.

Summing up...

These are just a few of the things that Westborough Massachusetts has to offer. Come take a look and learn even more about the Westborough MA real estate market!

Bill Gassett

RE/MAX Executive Realty

22 South Street, Ste. 203

Hopkinton, MA 01748

The #3 RE/MAX Agent In New England 2013

The #1 RE/MAX Agent In Massachusetts 2013


508-435-5356 (work)

508-435-5550 (fax)

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Westborough Fine Arts Education Association UNO "Dough Rai$er" Tuesday May 6, 2014

Schools - Arts Written by Michael (admin)   
Wednesday, 30 April 2014 20:01

Come out to dinner at the Westborough UNO at 255 Turnpike Rd. (Rt. 9 West) to help raise money for the Westborough Fine Arts Education Association, which funds scholarships and programs for K-12 students in the fine arts programs: band, orchestra, theater, chorus, dance, and visual arts.

YOU MUST COME WITH A COUPON, such as the one below:

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