Memorial Day Observance 2023

Memorial Day Observance 2023

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 […]

“The 01581 – Let’s talk” Guests Kristi Williams & David Nourse

“The 01581 – Let’s talk” Guests Kristi Williams & David Nourse

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 – Meet Veterans Service Officer Jeffrey Farrell

Veterans Corner – Meet Veterans Service Officer Jeffrey Farrell

“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 […]

Veterans Day Observance 2022

Veterans Day Observance 2022

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 […]

Hometown Heroes Fall 2022

Hometown Heroes Fall 2022

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, […]

Quilts of Valor – Nelson Ball

Quilts of Valor – Nelson Ball

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 […]