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Marlborough Schools Superintendent recognizes student award winners

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MARLBOROUGH - A school superintendent has many duties. But acknowledging students who have excelled in one way or another is one of Superintendent Michael...

Lincoln-Sudbury student builds bog bridges at Marlborough’s Holt’s Grove

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MARLBOROUGH - Visitors to Holts Grove Conservation Land in Marlborough may now find walking through the trail there a little easier thanks to a...
Assabet seniors are working with a piece of steel from the World Trace Center as they develop a 9/11 memorial for the new Shrewsbury Police Station. (Photo/submitted)

Assabet students help develop Shrewsbury 9/11 memorial

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MARLBOROUGH/SHREWSBURY - Preserving history in such a way as to keep it interesting and relevant is a challenge.  Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School metal...

Assabet students enjoy ‘Slime Lab’ at Richer Elementary

MARLBOROUGH - Richer Elementary fourth-grade students in Marlborough welcomed a dozen Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School students to their classrooms last month for...
Sriya Vuppala stands with Barbara Fortier, the CEO of Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts.

Marlborough Girl Scout receives Gold Award for online education program

MARLBOROUGH – A Marlborough Girl Scout has received her Girl Scout Gold Award after she started a free program that provides math and science...

Marlborough eliminates set midterm and final exam schedule for high school

By Stuart Foster, Contributing Writer MARLBOROUGH - The Marlborough School Committee voted to eliminate Marlborough High School’s set schedule for midterms and final exams at...

Spike in first-grade enrollment may prompt new hire next year, Marlborough Superintendent says

By Stuart Foster, Contributing Writer MARLBOROUGH – A larger than expected class of first-grade students entering the Marlborough Public Schools this year could necessitate an...

Marlborough school officials continue to monitor COVID-19 case data

By Stuart Foster, Contributing Writer MARLBOROUGH – COVID-19 cases in Marlborough schools sharply decreased late last month, according to Schools Superintendent Michael Bergeron. Speaking during a...

Marlborough School Committee opposes MASC resolution against Native American mascots

By Stuart Foster, Contributing Writer MARLBOROUGH - The Marlborough School Committee recently opted not to endorse a Massachusetts Association of School Committees (MASC) resolution that supports...

Area schools react to MCAS score reports

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By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter REGION - While some local school districts saw their Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) scores dip this year compared...
Shannon McNulty is the choral director at Marlborough High School and a vocalist with the Boston-based a cappella group Blacklight.

Marlborough High choral director finds joy in a cappella music

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer MARLBOROUGH – Shannon McNulty finds joy in a cappella music. She made this realization both before and after becoming the...
Marlborough High School students install flags late last week. Photo/Courtesy Marlborough Public Schools, Facebook

Marlborough schools hope flag displays continue conversations about addiction

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By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor MARLBOROUGH - Students at Marlborough High School and Whitcomb Middle School installed thousands of purple flags on their campuses on...
Marlborough Mayor concerned with Phase two of vaccine rollout.

Superintendent gives update on COVID-19 in Marlborough schools

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By Stuart Foster, Contributing Writer MARLBOROUGH – School officials say they’re happy about the multiple COVID-19 vaccination clinics held by the district amid the ongoing immunization...
Chris Henry stands with Director of Instructional Technology Tom Plati, Jen Smith, Nancy Marrese, Jacquie Carter-Halbrooks, and superintendent of schools Michael Bergeron.

Marlborough Technology Specialist Team recognized at Teacher of the Year ceremony

By Stuart Foster, Contributing Writer MARLBOROUGH - The Marlborough United Brethren Masonic Lodge awarded the city’s public school system’s Technology Specialist Team with its Masonic...
Sofia Turieo and Molly Coye stand with the Marlborough High School panther. Both students received scholarships from Citizen’s Scholarship Foundation.

Citizen’s Scholarship Foundation awards 31 scholarships

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By Cindy Zomar, Education Coordinator MARLBOROUGH – Amid the uncertainty and turmoil of the past year, high school seniors still managed to do their best,...

Marlborough Public Schools continue pandemic-era expanded food service

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By Cindy Zomar, Education Coordinator MARLBOROUGH - An extension of the measures taken to provide food continuity during the height of the pandemic, the Summer...
A young person smiles while sitting in the cab of a Marlborough DPW truck. (Photo/Jesse Kucewicz)

Marlborough’s Early Childhood Center hosts ‘touch-a-truck’ event

By Jesse Kucewicz, Contributing Writer MARLBOROUGH - A choir of honking horns could be heard from the Marlborough Early Childhood Center (ECC) parking lot on...
Staff volunteers meet with the 5th-grade girls at Goodnow Elementary at the beginning of each Girls on the Run session. Photo/Courtesy Amy Fitzgibbon

Goodnow Elementary introduces Girls on the Run to 5th-graders

By Cindy Zomar, Education Coordinator MARLBOROUGH - After a particularly challenging school year everywhere, Amy Fitzgibbon, an Adjustment Counselor at the new Goodnow Brothers Elementary...
Students at AMSA in Marlborough and Fukuoka Chou in southern Japan meet for a Zoom meeting on opposite sides of the world. Photo/Courtesy Advanced Math and Science Academy

AMSA students form connection with Japanese high school

By Cindy Zomar, Education Coordinator MARLBOROUGH - Perhaps becoming more at ease with Zoom classes throughout the pandemic made a recent cultural exchange over 6,500...

Marlborough Babe Ruth League awards three scholarships

By Cindy Zomar, Education Coordinator MARLBOROUGH - Three high school graduates were recently celebrated at a short ceremony at Stevens Field in Marlborough, where they...