Wednesday, June 19, 2013
City officials imposed a one year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries in the city Monday night.
The City Council voted to keep medical marijuana dispensaries out of the city for a year Monday night. The vote came after months of discussions with the plan following a model that was recently approved in Burlington. The moratorium was established in order to give the city time to study the new regulations and how best to implement them, said officials. “I live in Marlborough. I don’t want to be a guinea pig," said Councilor Robert Seymore when the issue was first discussed. The vote does not keep residents from obtaining medical marijuana cards, stated officials, but rather addresses the dispensaries themselves in the moratorium and accompanying zoning changes. The talk before the 10 to 0 vote Monday night was brief. Only Councilor …
The city has lifted a watering ban.
The Department of Public Works has announced an end to the watering ban that was previously in effect in Marlborough. "The department wishes to thank the community for its cooperation in limiting water use during the period restrictions were in place," said Marlborough Commissioner of Public Works Ron LaFreniere of the ban that was in effect since May 6. Regular use of the waer supply may now resume, he said in a statement.
The following Police Log information was supplied by the Marlborough Police Department. Charges do not indicate a conviction. All arrests are reported.
Monday, June 17 9:34 a.m.: Ambulance assistance was provided on South Street. 9:50 a.m.: A burglar alarm went off on Boston Post Road West. 11:24 a.m.: A motor vehicle accident with property damage was reported from the area of Bolton Street and Granger Boulevard. 12:07 p.m.: Larceny was reported from an office building on Donald J. Lynch Boulevard. 12:27 p.m.: Larceny was reported from the ECOATM Kiosk at the Solomon Pond Mall on Donald J. Lynch Boulevard. 2:44 p.m.: Police served a summons on Cross Street. 3:28 p.m.: A disturbance was reported from the Dunkin Donuts on Main Street. 3:40 p.m.: A restraining order was served on Church Street. 4:18 p.m.: Trespassing was reported from Liberty Street. 5:21 p.m.: Police assistance was provided…
Soon, Marlborough Patch will have a brand new design and a whole new way to connect.
Hi, everyone! I have some exciting news to share about Patch – we’re getting a whole new look! It’s coming soon and it’s going to make Marlborough Patch easier to use, and a better place to connect and share. The best part? You’ll be able to see it all on your mobile phone! Here’s what you need to know: You’ll see all of this (and more) on Patch real soon. For a sneak peek, check out Fairfield Patch. Questions? Please email Regional Editor Sam Bonacci, Samuel.Bonacci@Patch.com. As always, thanks for being part of the Marlborough Patch community.
In a market where some homes have been going in less than two months, this home took nearly 400 days to change hands.
Click on the picture next to this article to look at a home that sold recently in the city. The same information without photos is available below in an easy-to-scan list. 139 Ewald Ave., Marlborough Sold Price: $450,000 Original List Price: $539,000 Sold Date: 6/14 Days on Market: 399 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2.5 Sq. Ft: 3,200 Are you a local Realtor, or have you recently sold your home? Add a photo and the information to this article if your recently sold property is not included here. This week's information was compiled from NewEnglandMoves.com information, using MLS data. Photos are from the MLS Property Information Network.
Our weekly photo contest gives readers the chance to win a $25 gift card.
In our photo contest this week, we want to see photos of gardens. We know you've been working on them! We’ll take submissions until 5 p.m. June 24. The winner, chosen by Patch editors, will be announced on June 25. The prize? A $25 gift card. We know it can be hard to choose just one, so you may enter as many photos as you'd like. If you like a particular photo, voice your support for it in the comments. Eligibility is limited to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 and older. To upload your photo, just sign in to Patch, click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button on this article, choose a photo you'd like to submit, add a caption, and save. For full rules, see the PDF attached to this article. …
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Milford Police deployed Tasers on two people outside the Turtle Tavern early Saturday, after they turned on officers following a fight.
Milford Police used Tasers on two people outside the Turtle Tavern early Saturday, after officers said the men moved aggressively toward them after officers broke up a fight. The two men both face misdemeanor assault and disorderly conduct charges. Alexis R. Carmona, 34, of 27 Beach St., Apt. 1, Marlborough, was arraigned Monday on charges of assault and disorderly conduct after he turned on officer Jeanne Van Patten-Steiger, according to court records. She fully deployed a Taser and then administered another 2 second charge after he refused to comply with an order to put his hands behind his back. Ramon A. Perez, 23, of 59 Exchange St., Milford, was arraigned on charges of assault and disorderly conduct, after he charged at officer Paul…
Heavy rains and thunderstorms sweep through area.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Marlborough as thunderstorms and strong rains sweep through the area. "Torrential rainfall was occurring with these storms. Minor urban and poor drainage flooding can be expected. Do not drive through flooded roads," read a statement from the service. This same system dropped 1.2 inches of rain in 30 minutes in Westminster, according to the service.
We've chosen a winner.
Readers since last week have been uploading photos of fathers to our Father's Day photo contest. After much deliberation, we've chosen a winner. Congratulations, Mel, for your photo at the Tour de Natick. We'll be emailing you to make arrangements for your $25 gift card. Thank you to all who entered!
Police found a large amount of a "leafy green substance" in the vehicle of a man they arrested for allegedly driving under the influence Sunday.
Police leveled marijuana dealing charges against a man after arresting him for driving under the influence of alcohol early Sunday morning. "Officers located a large amount of green leafy substance believed to be marijuana," said Marlborough Police Detective Scott DeCiero of the arrest made at 1:28 a.m. Police had been following the vehicle driven by a man later identified as Jay M. Parente, 33, of 9 Rogers Ave. after it made an abrupt stop, he said. The vehicle was pulled over after it almost hit the sidewalk and crossed the center line. According to the police report, said DeCiero, Parente showed visible signs of being intoxicated such as slurred speech and glassy eyes. He reportedly refused field sobriety tests. Parente was arrested for…