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Eli Whitney – The Life & Times of an Inventor

In honor of Westborough’s 300th Celebration, the Historical Society took a closer look at one of Westborough’s more famous individuals – Eli Whitney. On Monday evening, March 27, 2017, the…

The World of Ebenezer Parkman: Westboro’s Minister, 1724-1782

On Monday, February 27, 2017 the Westborough Historical Society presented their annual Civic Club Lecture: “The Worlds of Ebenezer Parkman, Westborough’s Minister from 1724-1782.”  Holy Cross History Professor Ross Beales described…

Historical Westborough Memorabilia Needed!

Tomorrow – Sat Feb 4th is Scanning Day!  Do you have items of historical interest relating to Westborough sitting in your attic, stored in a garage, or lying out on…

Mapping Westborough – Maps of the Town/Area Over the Years

Residents gathered Monday, January 23rd, 2017 for a fascinating slide show of Westborough presented by Historical Society Curator Leslie Leslie, who led the group on a tour of period maps of our…

Vintage Footage – 275th Footage (Westborough)

Thanks to Billy Mickel, who served as Committee Chair of the 275th Anniversary Committee for the Town of Westborough, we have some footage to share with residents from 1992 when…

300th Anniversary Kicks Off!

The Grand Opening of the 1717 Shoppe and the official kick-off of Westborough’s celebration of its 300th Birthday began on Sunday evening at an event attended by several state and town officials…

Release Well-Being, Breathing New Life into the Nathan Fisher House

A few weeks ago Westborough TV got the chance to get another sneak peek at renovation progress inside the Nathan Fisher House, now home to the new business “Release Well-Being…

Debut of the 100th Town Song for 300th Celebration

During this past weekend at the Arts in Common Festival, Westborough’s own Luanne Crosby debuted “The 100th Town,” an original song written for the 300th Anniversary of Westborough. Luanne reached…

Westborough History Enters the Digital Age

The Friends of Westborough, Inc. hosted the Westborough’s Digitalized Documents program on Sunday, January 31st.  Watch the full presentation here. The discovery of historical town documents in the vault of the…

A New Beginning: Nathan Fisher House

Get an inside peek at the Nathan Fisher House on this quick tour with new owner Linda Townsend! After regaining control of the Nathan Fisher House (201 Turnpike Road/Rt 9…

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