Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Boston Magazine says the Landroche home's display is impressive.
A Westborough home's holiday decorations may start attracting visitors from hither and yon. Boston Magazine lists the Landroche home's display in "Five Places to See Christmas Lights This Season." "Strings of bulbs dangle above the front lawn at the Landroche home in Westborough. A lit-up display of a train spreads across the grass, and multi-colored Christmas lights line the rims of the roof," Boston Magazine says. But, the Landroches are far from alone in Westborough. A number of Westborough homes have bright holiday displays. Readers are encouraged to enter Patch's "Deck the House" contest. Details are available here.
Saturday, September 24, 2011
Our top stories include virus carrying mosquitoes and a really old dump.
Did you miss some of our top stories this week? Here are five stories that had people talking in Westborough this week: 1. Westborough School Superintendent Marianne O’Connor emailed Westborough Patch to say that she had the answer to why the Westborough schools were no longer recognized in the annual Boston Magazine list of “best schools.” The answer surprised many. 2. The Westborough Board of Health (BOH) learned late Wednesday morning from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) that Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus was detected in mosquitoes collected in the St. Luke’s Cemetery area of town. We reported about what that means to all of us, including Heirloom Harvest – the organic farm located next to the EEE discovery…
Facebook is fun.
Social Media Saturday is a weekly feature where we highlight your questions and thoughts shared on Facebook and other media throughout the past week. We'll also point you to some new and interesting pages you may not have known about before. Highlights of the Week We are happy to report we have the best 559 followers on Facebook. Thank you to the best followers on Facebook! And a big shout out to our 219 Twitter followers as well. We had a busy week on Facebook, prompted primarily by the omission of Westborough High School from the Boston Magazine list of top high schools. Superintendent Marianne O’Connor shared news that Westborough missed the list because, she was told by an editor at the magazine, it was not inside the 495 beltway. …
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
When Boston Magazine published its recent ranking of the best 50 high schools, many in Westborough felt something was askew.
When Boston Magazine released its September 2011 issue with rankings of what it considered the top 50 high schools in the area, many questioned the notable absence of Westborough. Among the most perplexed was Westborough School District Superintendent Marianne O’Connor. “I have called Boston Magazine several times and even called George Recck, director of math resources at Babson. According to the article, this was the research group assigned to the task,” O’Connor said. Today, O’Connor received her answer. It came from Janelle Nanos, Boston Magazine senior editor. “According to Janelle, this year for the first time, the research group decided to strictly adhere to the guideline that the high schools reviewed needed to be within [Route] …
Sunday, August 7, 2011
Catch up on the headlines that you missed by clicking the links listed here.
Sunday, August 7, 2011
What a week of news at Westborough Patch! Here is a quick look at 12 stories that made news this week. Do you think you missed something? No problem! The links are listed below. 1. Babe Ruth might have been dancing in Westborough? Say it is so! And let’s hope his spirit is still swinging around at the lake! Sam Kurtz had a report in this week’s Then and Now column about Chauncy Grove, a popular dance hall that once attracted all sorts of people to Chauncy Lake. 2. Heirloom Harvest is a successful CSA in Westborough, and it is attracting interest from residents and local restaurants. If you haven’t been there yet, click on this story and watch the video to get a taste of fresh, local produce that is available right down the street. 3. Now …