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City Council approves request to move forward on West Side fire station

By Vicki Greene, Contributing Writer Marlborough—In a 6 to 5 vote, May 10, the Marlborough City Council approved an ordinance allowing Mayor Arthur Vigeant to move...

Longtime Marlborough firefighter/EMT retires

By Ron Ayotte, Contributing Writer  MARLBOROUGH - Marlborough Firefighter/EMT Edmoth Matthews retired on April 23 after a 32-year career.  Matthews was appointed to the Marlborough Fire...

Marlborough Police, State Police host ‘Coffee with a Cop’ event

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor MARLBOROUGH - A handful of police officers and state troopers casually mingled and spoke with citizens April 27.  Part of a...

Marlborough halts applications for new multi-family housing developments

Moratorium will last 90-days By Vicki Greene, Contributing Writer MARLBOROUGH — Many communities in the state are facing a housing crisis. But that has not been...

For Marlborough couple, bird sculpture brings joy

By Jane Keller Gordon, Contributing Writer MARLBOROUGH - Carl the Cardinal’s life has had its ups-and-downs.  First, he was a tree. Then, he was a seven-foot-tall...

Rice Homestead reflects Marlborough’s history for over 300 years

By Brett Peruzzi, Contributing Writer MARLBOROUGH - The Peter Rice homestead on Elm Street in Marlborough, one of the city’s oldest and most storied residences,...

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 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 and Hudson take the field for ‘Thanksgiving in April’

By Chris Wilson, Contributing Writer MARLBOROUGH – The Marlborough and Hudson football teams reignited their Thanksgiving rivalries April 22.  The two teams could not play in...

Marlborough reenactor helps lead local Patriots Day celebrations

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor MARLBOROUGH - Local Revolutionary War reenactors rose early April 19 to march to Concord, unload musket fire, then hike back...