The 60's

1965 Top Twenty Songs

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1. Wooly Bully Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs Play 2. I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) Four Tops Play 3. (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction Rolling Stones Play 4. You Were On My Mind Wee Five Play 5. You’ve Lost That Lovin Feelin Righteous Brothers Play 6. Downtown Petula Clark Play 7. […]

The 60's

1963 Top Ten Movies

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Movie Company Gross Box Office Rental 1. Cleopatra  20th Century Fox             $26,000,000 2. How the West Was Won          MGM             $20,932,883 3. It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World     United Artists             $20,800,000 […]

The 60's

1960 Top Twenty Songs

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1.   Theme From a Summer Place Percy Faith Play 2.   He’ll Have to Go Jim Reeves Play 3.   Cathy’s Clown The Everly Brothers Play 4.   Running Bear Johnny Preston Play 5.   Teen Angel Mark Dinning Play 6.   I’m Sorry Brenda Lee Play 7.   It’s Now or Never Elvis Presley Play 8.   Handy Man  Jimmy Jones […]

Colonial

Early Settlement Issues

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The First Settlers Looking back at the early history of our community, the list of the initial thirty-eight land grantees in Marlborough is interesting. Among the grantees, about thirteen were born in England. The age range was from sixty-eight (Edmund Rice) to eighteen (Samuel How).   All thirty-eight came to Marlborough from Sudbury except for […]

Colonial

The Indian Legacy in Marlborough

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While the Natives in Marlborough probably were here for thousands of years, not very much can presently be seen of their presence here.  In the colonial era, the Praying Indians co-existed with the English for about 20 years.  An amazing thing to me is that the English and native villages were literally blocks apart.  I […]

Photos

Our Monthly Photo Contest

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February’s winner was Michael Tyo for his great photo of the Woodland Dr. pond.  March’s theme is ‘Signs of Spring’.  Birds, bees, trees, flowers, furry creatures, new life of any type.  Our goal is ten pictures this month. Send your entries via email to pedbrodeur@gmail.com.  The best photo of each month will win a free […]

Colonial

The Indian Village of Whipsuppenicke

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  Before the Mayflower, and shortly before the Plymouth Colony was begun, there lived in this area a substantial Indian tribe. Oddly enough, the name of the settlement and the tribe they were affiliated with remain a bit of a mystery. They may have been Nipmuc, but the Nipmucs were mostly settled along the Blackstone […]