Thursday, May 28, 2020

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.

Flying free over Marlborough

Marlborough – Frequent fliers know that booking a flight can be time-consuming and costly. However, that wasn's the case when the local Chapter 673 of the international Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) invited youth ages 8 to 17 to fly an airplane free of charge Aug. 4 at the Marlboro Airport. There were only two simple requirements: A parent or legal guardian needed to accompany them at the airport, and they needed to reserve a seat in advance by contacting the program director, Bob Hanlon.

Marlborough couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Marlborough - Robert ("Bob") and Madeline Dupuis were married Aug. 4, 1962, at Immaculate Conception (IC) Church in Marlborough and had a reception at...

Election information for Marlborough voters

Marlborough – Lisa Thomas, Marlborough's city clerk, released this statement regarding the 2012 elections: ?? Friday, Aug. 17, from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. is...

Applications now available for Marlborough Senior Property Tax Work-off program

Marlborough – Mayor Arthur Vigeant announced Aug. 13 that applications for the Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off ("SCRPT") Program are now available. This program...

Taking the show on the road to hometown

Marlborough – Alyssa Chamberlain, a rising senior and honor student at Marlborough High School (MHS), is in her fifth year performing with "Mixed Emotions," a Boston-based singing troupe consisting of teens. This outdoor concert season, she traveled with the troupe to several communities including a local stop at the Summer Concert Series held at Union Common in her hometown of Marlborough.

Connecting Point Church to hold gardening day in Marlborough

Marlborough - In an effort to serve its home city of Marlborough, Connecting Point Church will host a gardening day Sunday, Aug. 26, starting...

Creating “Fresh Air” family vacation memories

Marlborough – It's always an afternoon filled with anticipation when host families volunteering with the Friendly Town program of the Fresh Air Fund wait at the Marlborough Moose Lodge for buses to arrive from New York City. This year, about 65 families from throughout the Metrowest area were there July 20 to pick up guests ranging in age from 6 to 18.

Kids make a splash in Marlborough

Marlborough - It was an afternoon of fun in the sun at Wayside Racquet and Swim Club Aug. 3. Kidfest, an end of the summer celebration, offered a variety of activities for kids and their families: jump houses, pitch "n" splash, an inflatable obstacle course, puppet shows, balloon animals, popcorn, cotton candy, face painting, spin art, tattoos, reptiles from Curious Creatures and more.

Marlborough youth employment programs in full swing

Marlborough - Area college students interested in public service and related fields are acquiring an education in the workings of city government this summer. They are participating in the city's Public Service Internship Program, designed to provide college students with substantive government sector experience, working with department heads and their staffs.

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