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Assabet Valley MCJROTC Grand National Champions

Region - The Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AVMCJROTC) from Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School in Marlborough was represented at the Joint Service Grand National Championship Competition in Orlando, Fla., April 22-24. The cadets participated in the following events: Physical Fitness Test, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) flight, Brain Brawl (Academic evaluation of military, scholastic, current events, and general knowledge), marksmanship, inspection, Color Guard, and Dual Exhibition with arms.

Marlborough shop expands to full-service auto maintenance

Marlborough—With the addition of full mechanical service, Al Brodeur’s has grown beyond its traditional auto body emphasis to fit its new motto—Your Trusted Road to Repair. Now in its 46th year, Al Brodeur’s has remodeled the old South Street Auto Parts location it acquired a couple of years ago to create a full customer care center. Customers can drop off their cars for service and wait in a lounge area if they wish.

Marcotte helps sight-impaired

Marlborough - Every third Wednesday of the month, Robert Marcotte, 72, travels from his home in Bolton (he moved from Marlborough last year) to Saint Matthias Parish, 409 Hemenway St. in Marlborough. There, he runs the meeting of the Marlborough Chapter of the Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (MAB). A retired carpenter who is almost blind from choroideremia, a rare inherited disorder that causes progressive loss of vision due to degeneration of the choroid and retina, Marcotte is the coordinator of the Marlborough Chapter of the MAB.

Marlborough Public Library hosts talk on DNA and genealogy

Marlborough - “Using DNA and Its Application to Genealogy,” a free talk with Jeff Carpenter at the Marlborough Public Library, will be held Thursday,...

Carol A. McAuliffe, 79, of Marlborough

Marlborough - Carol A. (Geswell) McAuliffe, 79, formerly of Marlborough, died Friday, Feb.16, 2018. Born in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Edward...

Major rezoning planned for downtown Marlborough to spur economic development

Marlborough - Based on recommendations from the Urban Land Institute's (ULI) Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) Report, the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announced Feb. 4 that it plans to bring forward substantial zoning changes in the city designed to stimulate economic growth in the downtown area. Prior to the official announcement by MEDC, the final TAP Report, which included recommendations related to zoning and land use, parking, development financing, development incentives and physical planning/design recommendations, was presented to the City Council's Urban Affairs Committee in a meeting held at City Hall.

Marlborough Girl Scout hopes to impart love of science to local youngsters

Marlborough – Achieving the Girl Scout Gold Award is no small thing. Girl Scouts aiming for their Gold Award need to find an issue that effects their community, investigate it, and take steps to address that issue whether it’s solving a community’s problem or identifying and addressing a community’s need.

ConnectingPoint Marlborough Couch to 5K participants in local 5K

Marlborough - On Thanksgiving morning, 23 people from the ConnectingPoint Marlborough Couch to 5K program ran in the Stow Gobbler 5K. For many of...

Cumberland Farms proposal moves forward by default

Marlborough – A controversial proposal to construct a Cumberland Farms convenience store and gasoline pumping station on Maple and Walker streets was approved by default due to the city's failure to act on the request for a special permit within the specified 90 days. The permit was granted during the City Council's March 25 meeting.

Marlborough High National Merit and National Achievement awards announced

Marlborough – Marlborough High School recently received news that four seniors have received very special honors. Adrian Brown has been named a semifinalist in the...

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