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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...
An American flag hoisted over Coolidge Street by the Hudson Fire Department welcomes the ride participants back to Hudson, including event co-founders Lenore and John Musorofiti (far right).

Hudson motorcycle ride benefits kids with cancer

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer HUDSON – After a year hiatus due to pandemic restrictions, the 11th Riding for Why Me & Sherry’s House...

Marlborough’s CSF Dollars for Scholars plans to relaunch Scholar Bee

MARLBOROUGH - After a relatively quiet year in terms of fundraising, CSF of Marlborough Dollars for Scholars program has come roaring back with a...

Team Sharing’s in-person run/walk returns to Marlborough roads

Team Sharing's annual 5k run/walk returned to Marlborough roads on May 7 after multiple years of running virtual due to pandemic restrictions.

2021 year in review: Marlborough

MARLBOROUGH - As 2021 winds down, the Community Advocate is taking a look back at major stories that shaped the past 12 months.  From COVID-19,...

Marlborough fire lieutenant retires

By Ron Ayotte, Contributing Writer MARLBOROUGH - Lieutenant Mark Assencoa retired from the Marlborough Fire Department after a 32-year career on April 21. A get-together...

Marlborough Fire Department promotes two to lieutenant

The Marlborough Fire Department recently announced a pair of promotions, elevating Omar Torres and Michael Burnell to the rank of lieutenant. 

Marlborough Food Truck and Arts Festival packs Main Street

By Jesse Kucewicz, Contributing Writer MARLBOROUGH - Some 4,000 community members from Marlborough and its surrounding communities gathered to enjoy food trucks, art vendors, and...

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...

Advocate gears up for Overdose Awareness Day vigil in Marlborough

By Dakota Antelman, Justin Roshak MARLBOROUGH – Area advocates and public health officials will soon recognize and memorialize the lives of those lost to substance...

Marlborough breaks ground on library renovations

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter MARLBOROUGH -  City officials broke ground on renovations to the Marlborough Public Library on Sept. 21.  Marlborough Public Library Director...

Marlborough holds ‘Home for the Holidays’ celebration

MARLBOROUGH – After 2020’s hiatus due to the pandemic, this year’s well-attended Home for the Holidays celebration took place on Dec. 3 at Marlborough’s...
Marlborough Mayor concerned with Phase two of vaccine rollout.

Power line inspections bring low flying helicopters to Marlborough

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor Marlborough – Low flying helicopters may suddenly become a familiar sight for some Marlborough residents, this spring.  In a series of...

Marlborough honors longtime nurse

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor MARLBOROUGH - Prominent Marlborough residents and health care professionals piled into a hallway at Marlborough Hospital, May 11, to recognize...

Marlborough’s Troop 41 celebrates 10 new Eagle Scouts

By Jesse Kucewicz, Contributing Writer MARLBOROUGH – Boy Scout Troop 41 in Marlborough celebrated the achievement of ten of their newest Eagle Scouts in an...

Marlborough Fire Department welcomes two new firefighters as one retires

The Marlborough Fire Department celebrated two new firefighters as it also honored the retirement of another firefighter earlier this month.

Marlborough Junior Woman’s Club thanks hospital workers

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer MARLBOROUGH – In the pandemic’s second year, the Marlborough Junior Woman’s Club (MJWC) gave thank-you treats to over 300...

Marlborough candidate profiles: Arthur Vigeant – Mayor

MARLBOROUGH - It’s election season in Marlborough.  As such, city voters will soon head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 2 to decide a handful...

Alberta Fullem celebrates 100th birthday in Marlborough

MARLBOROUGH - The sparkling eyes above a gold-sequined mask matched the bright smile underneath as Alberta Fullem celebrated her 100th birthday at New Horizons...

Marlborough and Hudson’s Civil War sacrifices were substantial

By Brett Peruzzi, Contributing Writer REGION - Marlborough and Hudson’s Civil War history and service records were lost to a fire over a century ago....