Lecture: Impact of 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Lecture: Impact of 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Professor John McClymer of Assumption College was the featured speaker for the annual Westborough Civic Club lecture held in conjunction with the Westborough Historical Society. “Why We Remember the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire” (1911) was held on Feb. 3, 2020.Watch the presentation here. In a sweatshop in Greenwich Village, New York, 146 garment workers, mostly […]

Civic Club Christmas Trees are back!

Civic Club Christmas Trees are back!

The Civic Club Tree Lot reopens at Hastings School, 111 East Main Street, (Rt. 30), Westborough on November 30th, 2019! Open 9-9 weekends and 3:30-9 on weekdays! THANK YOU FOR CONSIDERING BUYING YOUR HOLIDAY TREES, WREATH & ROPING from WESTBOROUGH CIVIC CLUB (a 501(c) registered organization) The Civic Club was happy to be able support […]

Westborough Civic Club Christmas Tree Lot

Westborough Civic Club Christmas Tree Lot

It’s that time of year again! If you’ve driven by Hastings Elementary at 111 East Main Street, you’ve already seen some activity with tree racks and you know what’s about to happen…That’s right! Christmas Trees! In an annual tradition, the Westborough Civic Club will once again be offering Christmas trees, wreaths and roping for sale […]

Westborough Historical Society’s Annual Civic Club Lecture!

Westborough Historical Society’s Annual Civic Club Lecture!

Westborough Historical Society held their annual Civic Club Lecture on February 26, 2018. They presented, “Since Henry Ford Apologized to Me” with guest speaker, Assumption College Professor, John McClymer. He spoke about using stereotyped ethnic voices to subvert ethnic stereotypes in the early U.S 20th century. Click here to watch the full lecture!