About The Westborough Daily Voice


The Westborough Daily Voice informs your community with local, relevant and timely news delivered on the web and your mobile device. Our local reporters - supported by a team of experienced editors - deliver your news, sports, events and most importantly - your voice.

Bret Matthew

Bret Matthew, the reporter for Northborough Daily Voice, grew up in Clinton and graduated from Brandeis University with a B.A. in Politics. Before joining The Daily Voice, he freelanced for weekly newspapers in Clinton, Bolton and Harvard.

Daniel Castro

Daniel Castro studied English at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, where he wrote for various collegiate publications before going on to work as the Education/City reporter for The Gardner News. In 2010, he received the award for Best Sports Reporting from Central Mass Soccer Coaches for his coverage of the Wachusett boys and girls soccer teams.

Deborah E. Gauthier

Deborah Gauthier, reporter for The Daily Northbridge, grew up in the Blackstone Valley, graduated from Northbridge High School, attended Worcester State College, and holds a masters certificate in graphics and web design from American International College. She is married, has two daughters and six grandchildren. She has worked as a reporter for the Milford Daily News, reporter, copy editor and Sunday editor for the Woonsocket Call, managing editor for the Blackstone Valley Tribune, and copy editor, assistant opinion editor and Hopkinton Crier editor for MetroWest Daily News, owned by Gatehouse Media.

Jennifer Lord Paluzzi

Managing Editor Jennifer Lord Paluzzi is a Grafton resident who is seldom found without her camera. A graduate of Boston University's College of Communication, she spent most of her 25-year reporting and editing career at the MetroWest Daily News after stints at the Marlborough-Hudson Enterprise Sun, the Gardner News and the Boston Herald.

John Swinconeck

Reporter John Swinconeck grew up in Berlin and is happy to be back in central Massachusetts. Before he began covering Westborough, John was a print journalist for ten years in Maine, working for the York County Coast Star and the Biddeford-based Journal Tribune. He holds a degree in Media Studies from the University of Southern Maine. Contact John at jswinconeck@dailyvoice.com.

Steve Balestrieri

Steve is the reporter for Millbury. Prior to coming to The Daily Voice Massachusetts, he was a career military officer in the US Army Special Forces as well as Security Coordinator/Advisor for the film industry, traveling around the globe. Steve has attended Salem St. University in MA, Methodist University in NC and Trident Tech. in Charleston, SC. Steve has also written extensively for isportsweb.com, Boston Sports radio, and PatsFans.com covering the NFL, MLB and the NHL.