Westborough’s American Legion Post 0163 hosted a free breakfast for veterans on September 16, 2023 at the Westborough Senior Center. The post had Jeff Farrell as the featured speaker and the event was designed to bring veterans together to let them know what services and benefits are available to them through the VA, the Veterans […]
On Monday, May 29, 2023 Westborough gathered to commemorate those that gave their lives in the armed forces. Sponsored by the Veterans Services Department and the Veterans Advisory Board, the celebration featured marching bands, veterans and civic groups, floats, and a series of military vehicles. Ceremonies at St Luke’s Cemetery, and Pine Grove Cemetery were […]
On April 18, 2023, Theresa Perreault, State Coordinator for Quilts of Valor presented quilts to veterans with help from Andy Toorock, a member of the Westborough Veteran’s Advisory Board. Veterans Chris Traynor and Elysha O’Brien were honored during the ceremony. Watch a short video here.
On the beautiful spring morning of April 15, 2023, many Westborough residents along with town and state officials got a bit of a Revolutionary War history lesson as they gathered for the unveiling of a new monument at Minuteman Park. With appreciation to David Nourse whose unrelenting research into the history of Westborough’s response to […]
On this episode of “The 01581 – Let’s talk,” host Shelby Marshall debriefs about the 3/25/23 Town Meeting with Town Manager Kristi Williams and then digs into some interesting history with David Nourse about the upcoming Memorial Monument Dedication (April 15th 10am at Minuteman Park) to some Westborough Revolutionary War-time responders. Watch this episode here!
“Veterans Corner” host and Veterans Advisory Board member J. Marshall Preston welcomed the Central Massachusetts Veteran Services District’s new VSO, Jeffrey Farrell, to the show on March 13, 2023. The district covered by CMVSD includes the towns of Westborough, Shrewsbury, Northborough and Grafton. Among other duties, the VSO helps veterans find benefits and services they […]
The Town of Westborough honored its Veterans by holding their annual Veterans Day Observance. View the video including all stops along the way during the morning’s ceremonies here. This year, the Grand Marshal was Adrianna Baltimore, an Air Force veteran who served during the 1950s and now is a part of the American Legion Post […]
The Westborough Veterans Advisory Board (“WVAB”)launched a tribute program honoring Westborough veterans with banners of respective veterans displayed on the downtown light poles. The banners will remain on display for eight weeks from mid-May through July and then again beginning October 1st until after Veteran’s Day. With over 550 military veterans currently living in Westborough, […]
Paul Horrigan of the Westborough Veterans’ Advisory Board sat down to talk with Adrianna Baltimore, the Grand Marshal of Westborough’s Veterans Day Observance to talk about her service and how she supports the community and her fellow veterans every day.
A Quilt of Valor was awarded to Nelson Ball on Monday, July 25, 2022, by the Westborough Veterans Advisory Board in conjunction with the Massachusetts branch of the Quilts of Valor Foundation The QOFV is a national organization of volunteers who create comforting quilts for military service members. Andy Toorock from the Westborough Veterans Advisory […]