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Important Ice Safety Reminders

MARLBOROUGH- With only a few weeks left of winter, activities like ice skating are better off done indoors. When it comes to frozen bodies of water, Marlborough Fire Battalion Chief, Ken MacEwen, wants to remind residents that there is no such thing as safe ice. Marlborough saw more sun than snow this winter season. While temperatures may drop at night, they warm right back up during the day. With these fluctuating temperatures, ice safety becomes even more important. Ice that freezes at night and melts during the day is not strong enough to bare any activity. When it comes to ice, the clearer, the better. Clear ice is an indicator of stronger ice. However, Chief MacEwen warns that you never

WALK ACROSS AMERICA

Rob Sharpe, a man that loves mystery and travel found himself on Main Street in Marlborough this past week. Why you might ask? He is walking across america. Both his dog Jackson and supportive wife are also joining him on his meaningful adventure. Rob is started his journey in Boston Massachusetts and will be ending his travels in the state of Oregon. Although this trip is about traveling, there is in fact a more powerful reason behind Rob’s motivation for his cross country journey. Having survived cancer helped fuel Rob's passion for philanthropy, giving back to others, and prioritizing his life to have a more meaningful impact and he is doing just that by raising awareness to a great cause

Early Voting Underway in Marlborough

MARLBOROUGH- With the presidential primary election less than a week away, voting in Massachusetts has already begun. Marlborough residents can cast early ballots starting the 24th up until the 28th. Between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., residents can vote at Marlborough City Hall. Early voting started back in 2016, but this is the first time Massachusetts is allowing it in a primary election. Marlborough city clerk, Steven Kerrigan, said since its introduction in 2016, voters have liked the opportunity to vote early. Early voting helps increase voter turnout. "You can pick your day and you can pick the time you want to come out and vote and it makes it a little bit more convenient", sa

Marlborough Home Invasion Attack Leaves 1 Injured, Home Damaged

MARLBOROUGH- Nine windows, their garage door, and their car all sustained damage in a vicious home invasion attack that injured a 73-year-old woman and leaves a family picking up the pieces of their Goodale Street home in Marlborough. According to police, victims made a frantic call to 911 shortly after 10am on Thursday morning to report two masked men breaking into their home in broad daylight. The 77-year-old man, 73-year-old woman and 18-year-old man told police the attackers smashed their windows and car in what police believe was a targeted attack on the younger male. The description of the attackers and their car lead police to a black Honda Civic in a McDonald's parking lot in Hudson

Marlborough Library Expansion Project

The Marlborough Public Library held community outreach meetings to reveal the overall design and layout for the library expansion project. The Library was built in the early 1900's and received and addition in 1969. The addition will be completely demolished but the original Carnegie building will remain. With the demolition some of the Carnegie building that has been hidden for over 50 years will be restored. The city purchased 3 properties for the expansion. This gives them the space needed to expand the parking lot from 22 spaces to 35 and to create a courtyard. Some of the highlights of the main level is 3 study rooms that can sit up to 4 people, 2 tutoring rooms that can seat 2 people,

Silver Moon Gypsies Making A Positive Impact

The Silver Moon Gypsies are making a major impact in the city of Marlborough through belly dancing. These vibrant seniors, travel to different locations -mainly the local senior centers- helping teach seniors how to stay fit and active for a prolonged healthy life. Gypsy Phillips has lived in the city of Marlborough her whole life. She fully enjoys everything the city has to offer. Gypsy began belly dancing shortly after giving birth to her children and she fell in love with the fluid motions and how beautiful it made her feel. She now takes her skills and teaches them to local seniors. Classes are taught by herself and the belly dancing group -The Silver Moon Gypsies- that she created many

Marlborough Residents, DPW Combat Litter

MARLBOROUGH- Littering is a problem Marlborough residents and the DPW face everyday. Since DPW crews cannot be everywhere all the time, they are helping out residents who take it upon themselves to help clean up the city. Residents who wish to pick up trash can stop by the DPW located at 135 Neil St. for large yellow trash bags. The DPW can also provide residents with gloves if needed. Assistant Commissioner of Operations at the DPW, Ted Scott, reminds residents not to pick up any needles or items they are unsure about. When in doubt, call the police or the DPW to come pick it up instead. After collecting, call the DPW at 508-624-6910. A crew will come pick up the filled bags for you. Scott

Blender Thieves from Milford Arrested in Marlborough

MARLBOROUGH- On Feb. 14, police arrested Heather Kalpajian and John Chase of Milford, charging both with shoplifting at a local Target. Employees at the Donald J. Lynch Boulevard store observed Kalpajian place three Ninja blenders in her cart before exiting the store without paying. The items totaled $360. Employees stopped her and called police. In her possession, officers found as a glass pipe with crack cocaine residue inside, suboxone strip (unprescribed) , and Subutex pills (unprescribed). Police charged the 43-year-old with three additional class B drug possession charges. Chase served as the lookout during the shoplifting, who fled the scene before police arrived. Officers found the 3

Quick Actions Catch Check-Cashing Criminal

MARLBOROUGH- Quick actions from a local bank clerk acting on instinct helped to catch a check-cashing criminal looking to loot $867 from DCU Bank in Marlborough. Police say received the call to DCU Bank on Donald Lynch Boulevard just after 1:30pm on Friday afternoon to report a suspicious male trying to cash what appeared to be a fraudulent check with an out-of-state license. When officers arrived on scene, 37-year-old Rodney Bennett attempted to use that same Rhode Island driver's license to identify himself before admitting his real identity to police. According to the report, Bennett had tried to cash the same check at other DCU locations across the state and the Stoughton resident is now

Marlborough Man Faces Second Round of Serious Charges

MARLBOROUGH- On February 7, authorities arrested Philip Raymond at his home on Chase Road. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan announced the 63-year-old faces serious charges. These charges include 10 charges of posing a nude child, one charge of aggravated rape of a child with force, aggravated indecent assault and battery on a person under 14 and one charge of posing a child in a sexual act. These new charges follow an investigation into Raymond that started in March of last year. He was arrested after authorities obtained evidence off his electronic devices containing images of children in various states of nudity. The 11 female victims range in age from four to twelve years old. In t

Marlborough STEM Collaboration Program

MARLBOROUGH- Student volunteers from AMSA Charter School brought their passion for science right into Kane Elementary School classrooms. Two schools in the same city, working together towards a common goal. That is exactly the point of the new STEM education collaboration program in Marlborough schools. Each of the three high schools 'adopted' an elementary school in the district to inspire interest in subjects like science, technology, engineering or math. High school volunteers use concepts relevant in their coursework to create lessons and labs to help younger students learn about science in a fun and interactive way. For example, volunteers from AMSA created a lab that allowed Kane Elem

Jo-Len Village Residents Buy Housing Complex

MARLBOROUGH- When faced with hardships, the residents of Jo-Len Village never backed down.Their story started in November of 2018 when all 123 units received the same letter. The bad news, the Jo-Len complex was up for sale. The potential buyer had a bad history of going into similar complexes and raising rents well above what the law allowed. But the good news, there was another option. If more than 51 percent of residents wanted to, they could buy it out. With more than 90 percent of residents voting yes to buy, that is exactly what they did. One year and 15 million dollars later, the park was theirs. The fate of Jo-Len Village, forever in the hands of those who lived there. But their jou

Marlborough Hospital To Add New Womens' Imaging Center

MARLBOROUGH-Marlborough Hospital announced earlier this week a big change is coming to the local campus. A new women's imaging center will be coming to town next fall, breaking ground as early as next month. "It'll be beautiful," says Ellen Carlucci, Vice President of Development, Marketing and Communication at Marlborough Hospital. "It's a 4,000 square foot single-story building that will have a full compliment of women's imaging services, including 3D mammography that helps with early detection, 'ABUS' which is the automated breast ultrasound system, we'll have bone density testing, breast ultrasound, and we're hoping we have genetic testing." Why Marlborough when there is already a fully

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