MARLBOROUGH- Worried about protecting all those online orders you'll be making over the holiday weekend? The local Marlborough Postmaster says while "porch pirates" are real, you can take several steps to protect those presents.
MARLBOROUGH- Massachusetts Governor, Charlie Baker, signed a new bill into law on Monday to prevent distracted driving. Nicknamed the "Hands-Free Driving Bill", it requires drivers to keep both hands on the wheel. While many things distract drivers, the most distracting is their cell phones. Massachusetts law already bans texting and driving. Under this new law, talking on the phone while driving is off-limits. In fact, even holding a device while driving is against the law.
HUDSON- She's been dancing almost all her life. 18-year old Morghan Ghize started dancing at the age of four. Now, she's performed in 30 different dance recitals and dances on the Hudson High School varsity dance team. Morghan has autism, but she's never let that slow her down. She runs track, plays basketball, but nothing comes close to dance. Her favorite style of dance? Hip-hop. While others would be afraid of performing in front of a crowd of hundreds, Morghan loves it. S
"Boot cancer to the barn!" is the positive motto for Vikki Crowley and Team Vikki. Last weekend at the Shrewsbury Scandinavian Club the community came together to help boot cancer to the barn. Vikki Crowley, a Marlborough area native and cancer survivor enjoys putting these fun events on to benefit the community and help raise money for cancer research. Vikki, has been battling cancer most of her life, but instead of giving up...she gives hope to others. She does this by offe
MARLBOROUGH- The Marlborough Police Department is looking a little bit different these days as local officers participate in "No Shave November" to raise money for local families suffering from cancer. The fundraising campaign asks each participating officer to donate $100 to Cops for Kids with Cancer, an organization the station has partnered with for several years that gives back directly to local families in our community to help cover the cost of treatment and making ends
On November 15, Dunkin' launched the 'Double Cup Breakup' campaign in New England. Most likely, you or someone you know is a 'double-cupper'. 'Double-cupping', or using a foam cup to insulate a cold drink, is a habit unique to the New England area. Dunkin' said it's ditching foam cups because foam is not sustainable. Replacing the foam cups are double-walled paper cups with a different texture to help keep drinks warm. In an effort to serve its customers and the plant more re
Have some junk to get rid of? Look no further... keep up to date on local recycling events in the City of Marlborough. On Saturday November 9th at Navin ice rink, the local Marlborough Rotary Club hosted an awesome recycling event in hopes of keeping items out of the landfills. Lots of items were collected for recycling including washers, dryers, computers and even huge refrigerators . Volunteers working the event came from the local Rotary Club as well as student leaders fro
The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce held their annual luncheon at the Marlborough Country Club. The luncheon gives the board a chance to reflect on their past year and to also share their optimism for the 2020 year. The luncheon featured two guest speakers, Lisa Wieland, CEO of Massport, and Dan Rea, Executive Vice President of Real Estate Development and Business Affairs for the Pawtucket, soon to be Worcester, Red Sox. Lisa gave insight on Worcester Airports plans
On Friday November 8th, The Fashion Club of Marlborough High school hosted their first "Trashion" Show. It was a fashion show but the outfits were made of recycled materials and each one had a story behind them. The competition was open to students in the MetroWest area. The rules of the competition were: all designs had to be made of materials that have been previously used or would have ended up in a landfill, garments had to be appropriate for a family audience and that ga
On November 6, students from Whitcomb Middle School ran to the police station to get help for a hawk stuck in a net. Lieutenant Thomas Bryant called for animal control as he went to help. When he arrived, Lt. Bryant saw a hawk and a falcon trapped in batting cage netting. After exposing the net opening, the falcon flew right out. But, the hawk grew more trapped. Protecting himself with gloves, Lt. Bryant knew his only option was to free the hawk with using his hands. With hel