Wednesday, May 22, 2013
From student art entered into the permanent collection to small business advice; we have the information you need today.
1. Free advice is easy to come by, but good, free advice can be hard to find. For small business owners, there is an opportunity at the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce to get business advice for free today. 2. Over $700,000 has been carved out of the proposed budget for the 2014 fiscal year. 3. 14 student artists have had their work added to the permanent collection of the Marlborough School District. See their art here and learn all about the collection. 4. Looking to help the victims of the tornado in Oklahoma? We have information on how to help the most and make sure your money and resources go to the right place right here. 5. We have the winner of the cute photo contest. The photo is visible above, but click here to see all the cute …
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
One Marlborough resident called for deeper cuts to the 2014 School District budget during a public hearing Monday.
1. Former Ward 2 Councilor Paul Ferro was the only person to speak during a public hearing on the 2014 budget Monday night. He called for more than the proposed $250,000 in cuts that have bee proposed to the School District budget. 2. The Finance Committee will be discussing end of the year transfers among the departments of over $400,000. 3. It was a busy weekend for police, with an operating under the influence arrest and the arrest of a man accused of taking his anger out on an ex-girlfriend's TV. 4. A 100-year-old doctor passed away recently in the area. His, and other obituaries are listed here. 5. A local student has taken on a mission to save the coral reef.
Monday, May 20, 2013
From a new principal at Kane Elementary to a delicious caffeinated drink; we have the news you need today.
1. A forum is being held tonight before the search begins for a new principal at Kane Elementary School. The forum begins at 7 p.m. to discuss what parents and guardians would like to see in their next principal. 2. Those unable to make it to the forum can e-mail Instructional Leadership Director Gabby Abrams at email@example.com. 3.The Coffee Loft has a delicious warm-weather drink special this month. Learn all about how it is made right here. 4. Looking to go out to dinner this week? Make sure to take a look at the latest restaurant news here. From openings to closings and everything in between, we have what your taste buds need to know. 5. You have until today at 5 p.m. to wow us with a cute photo and get in the running for a $25 gift…
Friday, May 17, 2013
From a car show this weekend to news about summer brews; we have what you need to know today.
1. Solomon Pond Mall will be hosting classic cars tomorrow from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Head on over and check out some American muscle. Awards will be given out in a number of categories. 2. Looking for something to do tonight? The Assabet Valley Vocational High School will be hosting an evening of Middle Eastern fusion dance tonight beginning at 7:30 p.m. 3. We list area obituaries every Tuesday and Friday. The latest obituaries are available here. 4. We spoke with Aaron at the Vin Bin about the latest trends from micro-brews. This summer a number of smaller brewers have started putting their high quality product into cans. Learn more about it here. 5. We want to see cuteness. We love cuteness so much that we will put you in the running for a $…
Thursday, May 16, 2013
A bishop refuses a breathalyzer, a former state rep. allegedly assaults his girlfriend while his wife tells the media that he won't be talking about the issue and a possible new job for Former Superintendent Anthony Pope. And no they did not all just walk
1. What happens if one is charged with drunk driving in Rhode Island and one refuses to take a breathalyzer? The answer for Worcester Roman Catholic Bishop Robert J. McManus was to admit to refusing to take the breathalyzer and have the drunk driving charges dropped. 2. Former Superindent Anthony Pope is in the running for a new superintendent position in Wareham. Hopefully he will be a better fit there than he was in Marlborough. 3. A new Market Basket is headed to Hudson. From your Facebook comments, it sounds like a lot of you will be heading there to do some shopping. 4. Speaking of Facebook, it really is the best way to get updates from us throughout the day. So head on over and like us here and be kept in the loop. 5. We want to see …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
From the arrest of a former state representative to a fire that has put a local bar out of commission for a while; we have what you need to know today.
1. Former Marlborough State Rep. Steven Levy was arrested over the weekend on charges of assault and battery. He is not speaking to the press about the incident. 2. There was extensive fire damage caused to the Celtic Tavern in Northborough earlier this week. Marlborough fire fighters were among those who responded to the scene Monday. Still, there was extensive damage to the bar. 3. Do you know where to buy your $350 million Power Ball ticket? We have a list of some of the locations in Marlborough that sell tickets here. 4. We have the winning photo of our Mother's Day contest available for viewing here. 5. This week is National Police Week. Thank someone you know or an officer you see. It's not as easy as we would like to think.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Congresswoman Niki Tsongas has put forward legislation following a sexual assault case.
1. Congresswoman Niki Tsongas (D-Lowell) has responded to the news that Lt. Colonel Jeffrey Krusinski, head of the U.S. Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office, was charged with alleged sexual battery with new legislation. 2. The School Committee will be meeting tonight and will likely hear from Interim Superintendent Steven Dlott to discuss the $250,000 in cuts to their proposed budget for the next school year. 3. The School Committee will be possibly endorsing a letter put together by the Acton-Boxborough Regional School Committee urging local lawmakers to enact gun safety measures. 4. Police were busy over the weekend dealing with a number of assault arrests. In addition to those, there was a drug offense reported at the…
Monday, May 13, 2013
City councilors continue to discuss next year's $133 million budget.
1. The City Council's Finance Committee continues to discuss the proposed $133 million dollar budget. So far tens of thousands of dollars have been cut, including $250,000 from the school budget. 2. The School Committee will be discussing how to deal with these cuts at their meeting Tuesday. 3. The Board of Health has been authorized to transfer funds to allow for more pool and health inspections. 4. Summer is basically here and that means lots of traffic headed to the Cape. This weekend was likely one of the busiest traffic days on the MassPike of the year. 5. You have until 5 p.m. today to find a photo and submit it here. You would be in the running for $25.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Three break-ins in one day caught the attention of police officials while traffic is expected to pick up this weekend.
1. The Mass Department of Transportation is reminding residents that this weekend will see very heavy traffic. Traffic is expected to be especially high headed to Cape Cod. We here at Patch say plan in the extra time, put on some tunes and hopefully you're driving an automatic car. 2. Three daytime robberies have prompted police to ask for extra vigilance. At this time it is unclear whether these robberies are related to previous break-ins earlier this year that were targeting cash and jewelry. 3. It was announced yesterday that St. Anne Montessori School will close in June. 4. The city has extended the due date for summer internship applications by a week. 5. We want to see your mother's day photos. It is a special day for mothers young …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
From a local argument of what to do with the body of a Boston Marathon bomber to shaving money from the city's budget; we have what you need to know today.
1. The Finance Committee continues to shave money off the proposed $133 million. On Tuesday night they voted to take $65,079 off the budget. 2. A cat is missing in the city. We have a story on the missing cat here with information on how to get in contact with the owner. 3. The debate rages on what to do with the body of the dead Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnayev. One local priest argues in his blog that the body should be buried and arguing about the body does not help anyone move on and heal. 4. An area student is raising money to benefit a family affected by the Boston Marathon bombing. More on her art can be read here. 5. We want to see your mother's day photos. It is a special day for mothers young and old Sunday and while you…