Saturday, February 16, 2013
The Center for Science in Public Interest questions the Girl Scouts' comparison of a cookie to a fruit.
The Girl Scouts of the USA caught quite a bit of heat over the past week after introducing its new Mango Creme, and suggesting that the cookie has the nutritional equivalent of fruit. "It's bad enough that the Girl Scouts of the USA sells cookies to raise money, but it shouldn't pretend that its new 'Mango Crèmes with NutriFusion' are nutritionally equivalent to fruit, wrote the Center for Science in the Public Interest in a recent press release. The Center said, "the cookies at issue are 98 percent white flour, sugar, palm oil, and dextrose (sugar made from corn). Yet marketing copy on the manufacturer's website claims that its filling has 'all the nutrient benefits of eating cranberries, pomegranates, oranges, grapes, and strawberries…
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
There are only a couple of weeks left to buy Girl Scout cookies, and we need your help rating local businesses.
- Josh Gray
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
1. Did you know you can login to Marlborough Patch through your Facebook account? Try it today and comment on a variety of stories without having to create another account. 2. There are only two weeks left before the annual Girl Scout cookie campaign is over. Contact a scout you know, or head down to the last Marlborough sales: Girl Scouts will be at Monnick Supply this Saturday, Feb. 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; at EMS, Saturday, March 3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; then at the Sunnyside Cafe, Sunday, March 4 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 3. We made a post yesterday listing the names of all the students who attained honors and high honors in the second term at Marlborough High School. Take a look and offer your congratulations to the young scholars in …
Friday, February 3, 2012
If you are trying to get your hands on the new Girl Scout cookie, Savannah Smiles, we can tell you where to find them.
1. Looking for Girl Scout cookies? Marlborough locations include this weekend include the Westside Convenience Store, Route 20 near Northborough, Saturday, Feb. 4 from noon to 5 p.m.; and Monnick Supply, 222A E. Main St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (This booth will be inside the store.) 2. Marlborough High School girls varsity basketball will be hosting the Nashoba Regional Chieftains tonight at 7 p.m., while the varsity boys basketball team heads to Nashoba Regional High School to take on the Chieftains at the same time. 3. Head on over to The Vin Bin for a wine tasting today at 5 p.m. There will be a variety of special wines for sampling and discounts on wines tasted. 4. The Friends of the Marlborough Public Library will present the first …
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Have some artistic talent you want to share with the world? The Coffee Loft is offering cash for the best submissions in an upcoming show.
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. The Coffee Loft has two upcoming art shows and are looking for submissions from the Marlborough community. Art as Protest and Love is in the Air are the themes for the shows and all submissions of art are due by Feb. 3. There is a $15 entrance fee, and the winner of each show will go home with $100. For additional details, call 508-251-1431. 2. There will be a Kitchenware Drive Collection for Furnishing Options sponsored by the Marlborough Girl Scouts Monday, Jan. 16. Kitchen supplies can be dropped off at Furnishing Options 66 Mechanic Street address from 11 a.m. …
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
One local company has fired their top executives and Marlborough residents will have a chance to step back in time this weekend.
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. The National Weather Service says there is a moderate chance of snow in the region late Wednesday evening into Thursday morning. 2. There will be a free a cappella concert of holiday music Wednesday evening at the Marlborough Public Library in the Bigelow Auditorium from 7-8:30 p.m. Musicians Aubrey Johnson, Christine Fawson, David Thorne Scott and Tsunenori "Lee" Abe comprise the group Syncopation. 3. The Marlborough Historical Society will present "Christmas at the Farm" Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Peter Rice Homestead, 377 Elm St., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors …