Saturday, July 11, 2020

Homer W. Forcier Jr., 90, of Marlborough

Marlborough - Homer W. Forcier Jr., 90, died Dec. 30, 2018 after a period of failing health. He was the husband of the late...

Marlborough launches the state’s first Museum in the Streets walking tour

By Vicki Greene, Contributing Writer Marlborough – On a warm late summer day on Main Street outside of City Hall in Marlborough, a large group of...

“Boroughs”-area communities receive state funding for new park system

Region - The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) has awarded District Local Technical Assistance (DLTA) funds to the Central Massachusetts "Boroughs," to collaborate on...

Frances C. Martel, 85, of Marlborough

Marlborough - Frances C. (Gorman) Lacroix Martel, 85 of Marlborough, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2016. Born in Montreal, Canada, she was the daughter of the...

City receives grant for energy system at City Hall

Marlborough - Marlborough has been awarded a grant for nearly $195,000 by the commonwealth’s Department of Energy Resources and $4,656 from a private donor for the K-9 unit. The Green Communities Competitive Grant will help fund the installation of an energy management system for City Hall which will enable the Public Facilities Department to control office temperatures when the building is occupied or unoccupied, according to a communication presented by Mayor Arthur Vigeant to councilors at the July 25 meeting.

Dunkin’ Donuts to relocate to new Route 85 location

Marlborough- NGP Management Corporation of North Reading is planning to build a new Dunkin’ Donuts at 525 Maple St. (Route 85), the former location of the Registry of Motor Vehicles. As such, the company is seeking a special permit to install two drive-through windows at the new site. The new building will replace the current Dunkin Donuts’ at 312 Maple St. That site has been frequently backed up with traffic due to early morning drive-through patrons.

Golf tournament supports Boys and Girls Clubs of MetroWest

Marlborough - Over 100 golfers piled into golf carts to spend a day on the course for the 22nd annual R.F. Wood Kids Classic Tournament held at the Marlborough Country Club July 14. The tournament, in honor of Bob "R.F." Wood, supports the Boys and Girls Clubs of MetroWest in Marlborough, Hudson and Framingham. This year's tournament drew 138 participants and included raffles, a silent auction, lunch and dinner in addition to the golf competition.

A vote of confidence

Marlborough – When Fidelity Investments left the city of Marlborough in 2011, it was a huge blow to the local economy, rippling down to many of the smaller businesses in the city. But over the past six years, the city has seen a resurgence, attracting large companies such as TJX, Quest Diagnostics, and GE Healthcare, as well as the new large-scale multi-use development, Apex Center. The force behind much of the city’s growth can certainly be attributed to its chief executive officer, Arthur Vigeant, who has made economic development a top priority.

Benjamin Franklin visits the Kane School

Marlborough - Watching a history lesson come to life can be a magical, entertaining and educational experience. Actor Kyle Blanchette treated the third-grade students at the Francis J. Kane Elementary School to a live theatrical performance April 14, portraying Benjamin Franklin from the time he was a child through his senior years.

A tip from the Marlborough Board of Health on sun safety

Marlborough - Summer is almost here and the sun will be shining bright. So here’s a reminder that exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun and indoor tanning can be dangerous to the skin. Exposure is the cause of melanoma, the deadliest kind of skin cancer and on the rise. To lower risk of skin cancer, protect your skin from the sun by staying in the shade during midday hours, use sunscreen with SPF 15 or higher and avoid indoor tanning.

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