The Town of Westborough honored its Veterans by holding their annual Veterans Day Observance. View the remembrance video from the Forbes Building during the morning’s ceremonies here. This year, the Grand Marshal was Mike Barretti, longtime Westborough resident and retired Marine Corps Major. Thank you for your service, Veterans!
The Annual Veterans’ Luncheon was held on November 9, 2023 at the senior center. The event was attended by Veterans from multiple generations, their families and friends, along with members from Westborough PD and FD. The 2023 Veterans’ Day Grand Marshal Mike Barretti was also in attendance and gave a small speech about what it […]
Marshall Preston sits down with Michael Barretti Sr. to discuss the upcoming Veterans Day celebration in Westborough and his time in the service. Mike Barretti is a longtime Westborough resident and a retired Marine Corps Major. The Westborough Veterans Advisory Board invites all residents of the town to join them on Saturday, November 11th, at […]
Marshall Preston sits down with Westborough DPW director Chris Payant to discuss his time in the service and life afterwards.
The Westborough Veterans Advisory Board invited town residents to come to Veterans Freedom Park in Westborough, MA on September 30, 2023 and bring their old and worn-out U.S. flags to have them properly disposed of. Special guests and performers were The National Lancers from Framingham, MA, one of the oldest cavalry organizations in the U.S. […]
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!