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To the Editor:  Chambers of Commerce around the world have been champions of free enterprise for over 400 years, rallying around everything from job creation...

Wenzel: MHS grad wins CSF scholarships, Rotary Club inducts new members

Marcus Chrisafideis recently received three scholarships at the CSF of Marlborough Dollars for Scholars scholarship presentation. 
Reenactor fires musket. Smoke billowing from musket. American flag draped over tomb in the background.

Local reenactor continues efforts to honor veterans

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor MARLBOROUGH - Marlborough resident Tim Tonner spent part of Veterans Day, Nov. 11, quietly honoring Robert Eames, a Revolutionary War veteran...

Wenzel: Local reverend leads fundraiser for Ukraine, MHS hockey coach receives honor

The Rev. Dr. Kazimierz Bem is spearheading a fundraiser to help Ukrainians in Poland who are refugees from the Russian invasion.

Marlborough Community Cupboard director honored as ‘Commonwealth Heroine’

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor MARLBOROUGH - Barbara LaGrenade was recently honored as a Commonwealth Heroine for her work as the Director of the Marlborough...

Codey Daly to join Eagle Scout ranks in Marlborough

By Cindy Zomar, Education Coordinator MARLBOROUGH - Codey Daly will be recognized on Sunday, June 27 at the Troop 41 Eagle Scout Court of Honor...

Wenzel: Fashion designer visits MHS, Women’s Fellowship plans presentation

The glamor world of fashions arrived at MHS recently as renowned designer Anthony Ferrara met with members of the MHS Fashion Club. 

UPDATE: Firefighters used jaws of life to save man in rollover crash in Marlborough

UPDATE: This article has been updated to include information on a separate crash this afternoon in Westborough. By Laura Hayes and Dakota Antelman MARLBOROUGH –  A...

Forrest Memorial Road Race to take place Sept. 26

MARLBOROUGH - The 37th annual Forrest Memorial Road Race will start and finish at the Wayside Athletic Club in Marlborough on Sunday, Sept. 26...
Marlborough Mayor concerned with Phase two of vaccine rollout.

MRCC joins Rotary Club recycling event

MARLBOROUGH - The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Marlborough Rotary Club are gearing up for a major recycling event Saturday, May 8...

St. Stephen Church youth fill buckets for Fresh Start Furniture Bank

MARLBOROUGH - The youth of St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Marlborough recently formed a “bucket brigade,” collecting and filling 40 buckets with essential cleaning...

Marlborough Recreation opens registration for spring programs

MARLBOROUGH - The Marlborough Recreation Department has opened up registration for its spring programs. The rec department is offering youth sports, such as T-ball, baseball,...
The Greater Grace Church is located at 187 Pleasant Street in Marlborough. (Photo/Jesse Kucewicz)

Greater Grace Church to hold holiday letter-writing event

MARLBOROUGH - The Greater Grace Church in Marlborough hopes an upcoming event will create a friendly space for young people to write letters to...
D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches donated free lunch to the Marlborough Police Department.

Restaurant thanks ‘community heroes’

MARLBOROUGH - Members of the Marlborough Police Department recently received a free lunch from D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches.  Representatives of the sandwich chain stopped by the...

Marlborough Eagles’ Easter egg hunt returns for 30th year

A longtime Marlborough holiday tradition returned for its 30th year on Saturday after a two-year hiatus due to pandemic restrictions.
In this photo from 2014, the late Frances Brescia was honored with the 2013 Senior of the Year award. Recently, she was remembered as family and close friends gathered at the Marlborough Country Club to celebrate her life. In this 2014 photo are, front from left, state Rep. Danielle Gregoire, Betty Evangelous, George (Mickey) Blanchette, Frances Brescia with her great grandchildren, Cynthia and Ava Pascarelli, and Christopher Pascarelli. Back row: Achilles Evangelous, Mark Pascarelli, Sen. Jamie Eldridge, Helen Pascarelli, Marlborough Mayor Arthur Vigeant, Fabiana Evangelous and Tony Evangelous.

Wenzel: Frances Brescia remembered at gathering; MHS band director to participate in Rose Parade

By Mary Wenzel, Marlborough Columnist  MARLBOROUGH - The late Frances Brescia was remembered recently as family and close friends gathered at the Marlborough Country Club...

Interfaith group works to fight homelessness, hunger in Marlborough area

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor MARLBOROUGH - Longtime educator Mark Vital remembers a former student approaching him late last year with difficult news -- she...

Colonial Garden Club delights Ghiloni Park visitors with gnome villages

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer MARLBOROUGH - At first, the sightings were sparse but now the gnomes and their dwellings are creating a buzz and...

Stuffed bear goes on a ‘journey’ through Marlborough

MARLBOROUGH - A large stuffed bear is on a journey through Marlborough. And he’s delighting community members along the way. What started as a single...

UPDATE: Local groups hold Christmas tree pickup drives

UPDATE: This post has been updated to include information on Marlborough's Christmas tree drop-off program. REGION - Need to get rid of a Christmas tree? Everyone...