Sunday, January 20, 2013
The proceeds will help students from two Westborough churches repair homes in West Virginia this July.
Pieces of 8, White Chicken Chili and Big Daddy's Chili Moreno were among about 15 chili recipes competing for prizes in Westborough Saturday night. Ultimately, about 84 students at Westborough’s First United Methodist Church and St. Luke the Evangelist Parish won. The proceeds from the 5th Annual Westborough Appalachia Service Project Chili Challenge will help the group go to West Virginia to repair homes over July 6 to July 14. About 200 people were expected to attend Saturday night's event at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The top three chilis received prizes. Bertucci's Restaurant, Tavolino's Ristorante and Sachi Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar have donated gift certificates. Starbucks has donated coffee.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
'Listen my children and you shall hear of the midnight ride of Paul Revere.' How much of that poem do you remember?
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events, reminders and odd little ditties to help you organize your day. What will you be doing today? 1. Today is the anniversary of Paul Revere’s famous midnight ride. He started out around 10 p.m. on April 18, 1775 to warn those between Boston and Concord of the impending arrival of the British. 2. Tree pollen will be very high today, according to weather.com. In addition, there is now some grass pollen kicking in. The levels of grass pollen are reported to be low. 3. Saturday is the annual Earth Day town-wide clean up sponsored by the Westborough Community Land Trust. The program is set up in two shifts. The first group of volunteers…
Saturday, March 31, 2012
No lining up at 3 a.m. for summer registrations! The Recreation Department has gone cyber!
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events, reminders and odd little ditties to help you organize your day. 1. The Recreation Department opens summer registration today at 8 a.m., the first year that registrations will be accepted online. Registration opens online at 8 a.m. for all programs except playground, swim lessons, track clinic and the nature discovery camps. Registration for those programs will begin at 9 a.m. For more information, visit westbororec.com. 2. The Easter bunny will hop into the Westborough Senior Center from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. There will also be crafts for kids and a breakfast. Tickets are $3. If you miss the bunny’s visit there, skip over the …
Sunday, March 25, 2012
Happy New Year!
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events, reminders and odd little ditties to help you organize your day. 1. Happy New Year! March 25 marks the “old” New Year’s Day. Until they adopted the Gregorian calendar in 1751, Great Britain and the North American colonies used to mark this as the start of the new year. Reason to pull out the noisemakers and pop open some champagne! 2. At 10 a.m., Beth Tikvah Synagogue, 45 Oak St., presents a speaker on American Jewish identity. Rabbi Michael Swarttz will present the talk. The event is free for members of Beth Tikvah and $5 for non-members. 3. The Appalachian Service Project (ASP) presents a chili challenge on Saturday, March 31 …
Saturday, March 24, 2012
The Recreation Department starts one of its summer clinic registrations this morning.
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events, reminders and odd little ditties to help you organize your day. 1. The Westborough Recreation Department opens registration today for the summer basketball clinics. Register online beginning at 8 a.m. 2. Styrofoam recycling takes place today at Tufts Machine lot, 55 East Main St. Drop off your Styrofoam between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. 3. The annual Westborough Boy Scout Troop 100 Senior Citizen Spagheetti Dinner will take place at 5 p.m. at the Congregational Church. There is no charge. 4. The annual Beth Tikvah Synagogue Trivia Night will begin at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 17 Willow St. 5. The Westborough Appalachian …
Thursday, March 15, 2012
He said the fear of snakes is acquired. Have you acquired it?
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Information courtesy of the Westborough Community Land Trust. On Saturday, March 31, the Westborough Community Land Trust will present a live animal program, Snakes of New England and the World, presented by Rick Roth and the Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team. The program begins at 10 a.m. in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 17 Willow St. Roth has collected snakes all of his life. His fascination dates back to kindergarten, when a small northern brown snake crossed his path. “I was hooked,” he said. Soon he began bringing home local snakes, like garter snakes and milk snakes, to the surprise and approval of his mother. “I got a snake book for every birthday, and my knowledge just grew,” Roth said. “As I got older, I bought more exotic snakes and …
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Six Westborough free throw talents, ages 10 to 14, competed in a district championship on March 10.
On Saturday, March 10, six Westborough free throw talents competed in the Knights of Columbus Central District Free Throw Competition held at St. Louis School in Webster. The group competed against 65 other hoopsters from across central Massachusetts. Haley Welsh, 10, placed first in her age group and advanced to the state finals to be held at Regis College in Weston on April 7. “They are all champions and great sports,” said Herman Millet of the Knights of Columbus. “This was a very competitive event and all the Westborough free throw shooters did really well.” The competition, open to kids ages 10 to 14, started locally with 40 competitors in Westborough on Jan. 23. Nine winners then moved to the next level, held at Wachusett Regional …
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Everyone join in for a round of B-I-N-G-O, B-I-N-G-O, B-I-N-G-O, and Bingo was his name-O!
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events, reminders and odd little ditties to help you organize your day. 1. Bingo, baby. Tonight is Bingo night at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 17 Willow St. Admission is $16. Doors open at 4:45 p.m. Games begin at 6:25 p.m. 2. The latest issue of the Westborough Youth and Family Services newsletter is available on the town website. 3. The Mill Pond School 4th grade movie afternoon that was recently snowed out has been rescheduled for Friday, March 9. 4. Nonprofit group Opera Worcester has scholarship money available for high school and college students who train in the vocal arts. Auditions will be held at the end of April. The group …
Monday, March 5, 2012
The group expects to raise $7,000 from event.
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Monday, February 13, 2012
Knights of Columbus holds regional competition on Sunday, Feb. 12.
Winners of the 2012 Knights of Columbus Free Throw contest held in Westborough on Jan. 23 advanced to the district competition held today at Wachusett Regional High School. “This is a national competition run by the Knights of Columbus,” said organizer Jim O’Connor. “These competitions are taking place all over the country.” Congratulations to the following Westborough competitors who now qualify for the regional competition to be held in Webster on March 10: Winners in the March 10 competition will advance to the state finals, scheduled to take place at Regis College in Weston on April 7. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up to date on the latest Westborough news, or simply hit the "like" button at the top of this page. If you…