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Dear Heroes of the Boston Marathon, We would like to thank you for all you’ve done to help in such a tragedy. All First Responders, Police, eyewitnesses, and everybody else that helped contribute to bringing these terrible people to justice. We appreciate you greatly. Thank you to One Fund for collecting money for the people [...]
Marlborough – A public hearing to address a moratorium on establishing a local marijuana treatment center in the city brought forth no comments from residents at the April 22 City Council meeting.
Last month councilors approved a temporary moratorium pending development and clarification of the legal issues concerning medical marijuana use before pursuing local regulations and policy.
Marlborough – A third-party attorney retained by Mayor Arthur Vigeant to validate the use of Ward Park for a new Senior Center has said the move to do so is legal. Opponents challenging the Ward Park location had also hired an attorney to look into the matter and said the city’s approach was not legal, and that it would be necessary to gain approval of the state legislature before going forward.
Marlborough – The Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) has agreed to support the Marlborough Youth Baseball Association (MYBA) in the form of matching grants to employ a general manager (GM) to spur regional youth sports tourism and create momentum, which will ultimately benefit the residents of Marlborough. This innovative collaboration and strategic partnership has the [...]
Marlborough – Throughout his life, Marlborough resident John Noble has been many things – a World War II hero, successful businessman, devoted husband and father and a dedicated volunteer in the city he loves. He has also served nearly four decades as chair of the Marlborough Savings Bank Board of Directors.
Marlborough – Two members of the Marlborough Police Department, Detective Robert Bonina and Officer Kenneth McKenzie, were honored by Mayor Arthur Vigeant and the City Council at the council’s April 22 meeting for their help in the aftermath at the scene of the recent Boston Marathon bombings.
Following a moment of silence, Vigeant commended members of all police departments and the FBI for their efforts.
Marlborough – Lynn Faust, a past president of the Marlborough Rotary Club, recently went to Washington, D.C., as one of 16 members chosen as a “Champion of Change” finalist. She was nominated by Marlborough Rotarian Dave Brower. The nomination process advanced to Rotary District 7910, which encompasses central Massachusetts.
Marlborough – Applications are now available for area college students to apply for a paid internship with the city of Marlborough. The Public Service Internship Program is in its second year after first being launched by Mayor Arthur Vigeant and the City Council last year. Applications may be picked up in person at the Marlborough [...]
Marlborough – Through April 30, Marlborough residents may take advantage of a special solar discount program that offers discounts on solar electric and hot water systems to home and business owners while reducing their energy bills and making money through the sale of “solar credits.” A workshop to highlight the program was held recently by the company New England Clean Energy and local non-profit, Green Marlborough.
Marlborough – A proposal to upgrade the McDonald’s restaurant at 155 Boston Post Road West moved forward at the April 8 City Council meeting as Project Manager John A. Kucich of Bohler Engineering outlined plans during a public hearing. If approved, the special permit will include upgrading the drive through with side-by-side order stations, which Kucich said will greatly improve the efficiency by allowing two customers to place orders simultaneously. By effectively cutting the order time in half, traffic will move smoothly, reducing the on-site stacking, he said.