Thursday, May 9, 2013
The deadline for the summer city internships has been extended a week.
Thursday, May 9
Editor's Note: The following information was submitted by the office of Mayor Arthur Vigeant. The application deadline for a paid internship with the City of Marlborough is being given a one week extension as students complete their spring semester and final exams. The Public Service Internship Program is in its second year after first being launched by Mayor Arthur Vigeant and the City Council last year. All area college students are encouraged to apply. Applications may be picked up in person at the Marlborough Public Library or the Mayor’s Office in City Hall. It is also available for download on the city’s homepage at www.marlborough-ma.gov under the “Quick Links” section. In order to apply, students will need to do the following: 1) …
Monday, April 22, 2013
The applications must be completed by May 10.
The applications for the summer Public Service Internship Program are available and due May 10. The program links college students with positions in city government, benefitting both according to officials. The city planned to set aside $25,000 for a second year of the Public Service Internship Program. Last year, the program served 15 college students and will be funded enough this year to employ 20 students. The guidelines for the application and the application itself are available on the city's website. The important time to remember is May 10 at 4 p.m. when the applications are due and may be mailed or dropped off at the mayor's office in City Hall.
Sunday, September 2, 2012
What have been your experiences with City Hall?
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Tuesday, May 15, 2012
May 25 is the last day to get in applications, which must include a one-page essay.
College students interested in government can apply to land the first slots in the city’s new public service internship program. Proposed earlier this year by Mayor Arthur Vigeant and recently approved and funded by the City Council, the internship program is designed to give college students an inside look at city government. To be considered for an internship, students must complete an application, provide a recent college transcript and write an essay of no more than 400 words explaining why they want to intern with the city and how it could help advance the student’s academic and career goals. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, May 25. The application and more information are available online and at the Marlborough Public …
Friday, April 6, 2012
Recent mayoral candidate has been honored by Lt. Gov. Tim Murray and others for his work in the community, and City Hall is closing early in observance of Good Friday.
1. The Marlborough Eagles Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, April 7 at Ghiloni Park. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Participants are asked to arrive by 11:30 a.m. for the egg hunt. 2. Recent mayoral candidate Matt Jones was honored at the Middlesex and Worcester Democratic Coalition during the sixth annual Democratic Breakfast Sunday, April 1, at the Hudson Portuguese Club. Lt. Gov. Tim Murray, Congressman Jim McGovern and Congresswoman Niki Tsongas spoke to over 200 guests. State Senator Jamie Eldridge and State Representative Tom Conroy presented Jones with a “Democracy in Action Award” in recognition of local work. A former public school teacher, he is a member of the Rotary Club and is an active member of The…
Friday, March 30, 2012
Ancestry.com recently published extensive Massachusetts genealogical records.
Late last week the most complete online database of Massachusetts genealogical records to date went live on the Internet. Stretching back to 1620 and including the vital records of Paul Revere, Benjamin Franklin and many more (17 million more), the genealogy website Ancestry.com has made these records available for a price, said the Boston Globe. The records, which were collected by a Massachusetts couple over the course of several decades, are for the most part available to view for free in town and city halls across the state, but this represents the most complete collection of Massachusetts vital records in one place, said Ancestry.com. They even include the birth and census records of well-known Marlborough residents through the years…
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
There are an array of openings in Marlborough's city boards, and the mayor is looking for residents to fill them.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Mayor Arthur Vigeant is looking for a few good men and women to fill several openings on city boards and committees that serve important roles in the city’s operations and culture. “We have many boards and commissions in our community that play an important role in enhancing the quality of life in our city as well as shaping its future,” Mayor Vigeant said. “We have a wealth of talent and knowledge in Marlborough and I encourage all citizens to consider becoming more involved in local government to help move us forward.” There is one vacancy available on each of the following committees: Council on Aging The Council on Aging promotes healthy, successful aging to enhance the quality of life for all of Marlborough's elder citizens. To that …
Friday, January 6, 2012
Marlborough newest mayor is now at the helm.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
The long-time city councilor won the office by a narrow margin in the November election.
Former City Council president Arthur Vigeant was inaugurated as the mayor of Marlborough Monday, Jan. 2, 2012 after 18 years on the council, nine of which he spent as its president. Vigeant won the office by a very narrow 42 vote margin in early November defeating political newcomer Matthew Jones. This after incumbent three term mayor Nancy Stevens announced in early summer 2011 that she would not run for office again in order to take a break from public life. Vigeant accepted the executive office in Marlborough at a ceremony held in the Whitcomb Middle School auditorium late Monday morning. The event was followed by a reception at City Hall. Vigeant recently spoke with the Boston Globe about the challenges he will face in the new role…
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Ringing in December with beautiful weather and a parking ban.
Our weekday morning column, 5 Things You Need to Know, provides you with information that can help you plan your day and give you some fodder for water cooler conversations. 1. According to weather.com, the first day of December will bring sunny skies and a high of 49. It is hard to believe that three weeks from today, December 22, is the first day of winter. 2. Does your 1st thru 3rd grader like stories, crafts, and fun activities? If so, head on down to the library after school for Afternoon Adventures! Activities will run from 4:00pm. to 5:00pm. Please call the Children's Room to register: 508-624-6902 (or stop by). 3. The overnight parking ban takes effect today and will run until March 15. The ban prohibits on-street parking from …