It is that same water power that led the state to pick that for the reservoir," said Frank A. Brown, treasurer of the Historical Society.
However, even with the devastation from the reservoir construction, "the town didn't cease to exist," Mr. Brown
The town center moved up the hill to its present location and the community flourished.
The Bicentennial Committee
has been meeting monthly since 2004 to come up with a full array of activities.
Frank A. Brown
, left, Beverly Goodale and Dwight M. Goodale Jr. discuss town history while at the West Boylston Historical Museum
is a relative newcomer, but he
still calls West Boylston his
"I've only been here for about 25 years, and I've never regretted it," he
"It's a wonderful town.