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Carnival returns to Marlborough's Labor Day weekend

Matheus, 6, and Maya, 5, spin in a teacup.

Matheus, 6, and Maya, 5, spin in a teacup.

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer

Marlborough – After a hiatus of over 20 years, a carnival returned as part of Marlborough's Labor Day weekend from Aug. 30 to Sept. 1 on S. Bolton Street between Granger Boulevard and Main Street. Cushing Amusements provided kiddie and thrill rides, games with prizes, and fun food including caramel apples, cotton candy, ice cream, fried dough and popcorn.

The organizers hope that the carnival will once again become an annual event along with live entertainment and other activities at nearby Union Common in conjunction with the Marlborough Downtown Village.

Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Yonathan Kimyagaron, 7, and his brother Daniel, 5, give each other a high five while riding motorcycles.

Yonathan Kimyagaron, 7, and his brother Daniel, 5, give each other a high five while riding motorcycles.

Karl Palmero and Jorge Porra, both 12, share a laugh riding the Casino.

Karl Palmero and Jorge Porra, both 12, share a laugh riding the Casino.

Evalyn Ballesteros, 3, rides on the Dragon roller coaster.

Evalyn Ballesteros, 3, rides on the Dragon roller coaster.

Andrew Ayala, 2, glides down a slide.

Andrew Ayala, 2, glides down a slide.

Amanda Kopple and her children Kaidin, 4, and Faith, 9, choose a prize at a game they won.

Amanda Kopple and her children Kaidin, 4, and Faith, 9, choose a prize at a game they won.

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