Storm Breaks 50-Foot Maple in Half

And a 40-foot maple uprooted.

The overnight wind and rain storm broke one tree in Westborough in half and uprooted another one, Department of Public Works Assistant Manager Richard Voutas said today.

A 50-foot maple on Spring Road broke in half, falling into the wires, around 1 a.m., he said. The electric company responded to the scene to assist.

At about 1:30 a.m., a 40-foot maple on Ruggles Pond Road uprooted, Voutas said.

Six areas of Westborough had issues with branches, he said.

The National Weather Service had the area under a wind advisory from 4 p.m. Tuesday to 6 this morning.


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