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Local theater troupe performs at world’s largest arts festival

Marlborough – When the Ghost Light Players presented William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” in April 2016 at the First Church in Marlborough, its director Kat Alix-Gaudreau wished that the show’s run could get extended. She got her wish – over a year later. The Marlborough-based community theater group reprised its production of “Hamlet” from Aug. 7 to 11 at the 70th anniversary of the famed Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland.

Young Marlborough novelist mixes life experiences with the paranormal for her first book debuts novel

Marlborough - On Feb. 14, in a log cabin in New Hampshire, words poured out of Laura Nelson’s mind as she began writing her first book, “Hiraeth: Insomnia of the Heart.” Two months later, in the same cabin with no Wi-Fi, TV or cable to distract her, Laura completed her novel. A freshman at Marlborough High School, Laura has always been a voracious reader, especially of fantasy and science fiction works.

Paul V. Harrington, 88, of Marlborough

Marlborough - Paul V. Harrington, 88, of Marlborough, died Friday, April 15, 2016 at MetroWest Medical Center-Framingham after a brief illness. He was the...

Council approves study of Walker building

Marlborough-The City Council voted at its April 25 meeting to request Mayor Arthur Vigeant to provide a transfer for $75,000 to fund a feasibility study of the Walker building located at 255 Main St.
Mackenzie Brennen (l) and Cassie Fiore with Emily Roca (laying on the bench) display one of their Buddy Bunches. Photos/submitted

Girl Scouts create ‘Buddy Benches’ for Jaworek Elementary School

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer Marlborough - Emily Roca, Cassandra Fiore and Mackenzie Brennan of Marlborough Troop 75457 have been tirelessly working together to complete...

Marlborough rolls out welcome mat

Marlborough - As the city laments the loss of 1,200 Fidelity Investment jobs, Marlborough officials are now choosing to actively focus on...

Gold Star Wife shares decades of Marlborough memories

Marlborough – Anyone who has attended a Memorial Day parade in Marlborough has most likely seen the Gold Star Wife named Lydia Whitcomb lay wreaths along the route. She began participating in the annual tribute in the 1940s soon after joining the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Auxiliary Chapter 82. "I used to march in the parade with the DAV Auxiliary while my mother rode as a Gold Star Mother," she recalled.

Marlborough welcomes new children's librarian

Marlborough – There have been lots of changes in the Children's Room of the Marlborough Public Library. Recent renovations include new carpeting, shelves, furniture and a fresh coat of paint. While checking out the room's makeover, young patrons and parents are also meeting Geralyn Schultz, the new children's librarian.

Fredesvinda Chacón, 78, of Marlborough

Marlborough - Fredesvinda (Alvarado) Chacón, 78, of Marlborough, went to be with our Lord Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her...

Sixth-graders organize show benefitting Sweats for Vets

Marlborough – As a teacher and track coach at Advanced Math and Science Academy (AMSA), Mark Vital learned an important lesson from his sixth-grade students Julia Silva, Isabel Steinberg and Megan Wagher, each age 11 and from Marlborough. They produced and presented a talent show Nov. 18 at the school cafeteria to benefit Sweats for Vets. The nonprofit organization gives New England sports team sweatshirts as holiday presents to homeless military veterans.

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Colonial Garden Club’s October meeting to feature topic of rain gardens

Marlborough – At the next meeting of the Colonial Garden Club of Marlborough Wednesday, Oct. 9, Anna Fialkoff will speak about the fundamentals of...