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Resident launches website to encourage purchase of local foods

June 27th, 2008

Marlborough – "Buy locally grown" is the new buzz phrase and trend emerging from "green" groups and nutritionally conscious consumers. It was this shift in thinking that propelled Marlborough resident Shawn Zimmerman to launch a website to help local residents navigate through the local farms and organic markets. "When I first began researching, I could [...]

More work needed on school budget

June 27th, 2008

Marlborough – As Marlborough City Council voted to increase the city's budget by 4.3 percent for next year, city official s sai d mor e work needs to be done to finalize the school budget. The majority of the increase in the school budget can be traced to two major items. Most of the money [...]

Bluegrass music kicks off Saturday Morning Discovery Series

June 27th, 2008

Marlborough – Rachel Brown and her son, Ryan, 5, applaud the bluegrass music performed by Wide Open Spaces with Peter Arick of Marlborough at the June 21 kick-off show of the Saturday Morning Discovery Series at Union Common. Sponsored by the city of Marlborough and the Arts Alliance, with help from local corporate sponsors, the [...]

Walking club holds ‘Second Tuesday Summer Walk’

June 27th, 2008

Marlborough – Walk'n Mass Volkssport Club members Don Bolin of Shrewsbury and Karen Kolaczyk of Marlborough collect yellow trail markers after a club event June 10. That day, arguably the hottest day of 2008 to date, 32 energetic walkers enjoyed the great outdoors with a choice of trekking either a 5k or 10k marked loop [...]

Friends of the Library host annual meeting

June 27th, 2008

Marlborough – Gathered during the social hour of the annual meeting of the Friends of the Marlborough Public Library are (seated, l to r) charter member Rei Poole, Art Chair Nancy Bailey from Hopkinton, volunteer Patty Lampe, (standing, l to r) Secretary-Elect Mary Rowe, President Raymond Johnson, Vice President Teresa Stefanski, member Jeannette Pollard and [...]

City kicks off summer lunch program

June 27th, 2008

Marlborough – The city kicked off its third annual children's free summer lunch program June 16. Attending the kick-off event were U.S. Rep. James P. McGovern, D, and State Sen. Pamela P. Resor, D-Acton, who both applauded the city for its eff orts to address local hunger. Also attending the event were members of the [...]

Good Scouts awarded in Marlborough

June 27th, 2008

Marlborough – On June 18, the Knox Trail Council of the Boy Scouts of America held its 2008 Greater Marlborough Good Scout Award Dinner at the Marlborough Country Club to honor two exceptional community leaders, Susanne Morreale Leeber, Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce President and former State Rep. Stephen P. LeDuc. At the event are [...]

Immaculate Conception School hosts eighth-grade graduation

June 27th, 2008

Marlborough – Eighth-graders celebrate following their graduation from Immaculate Conception School in Marlborough earlier this month. The Class of 2008 boasted two co-valedictorians: Shannon Condon and William Macora.

Falvey graduates from Colby-Sawyer

June 27th, 2008

Marlborough – Michele Anne Falvey of Marlborough recently received her bachelor's degree in nursing from Colby-Sawyer College. She was inducted into the Alpha Chi National Honor Society and the Colby-Sawyer College Honor Society for nursing. Michele graduated May 10, magna cum laude, and plans to continue her education to become a registered nurse. Michele is [...]

Foundation announces ‘Dollars for Scholars’ awards

June 27th, 2008

Marlborough – At the 18th annual Citizens' Scholarship Foundation (CSF) "Dollars for Scholars" award night, (l to r) ITAM Vets Post 45 Adjutant John Kivlighan presents three $2,000 scholarships to 2008 high school graduates. They are Marlborough High graduate Timothy Pacific, who is headed to St. Anselm College; Assabet Valley Regional Technical High graduate Danielle [...]

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