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473 residents and staff at New Horizons test negative for COVID-19
Marlborough Enterprise – April 14, 2021
Widespread COVID-19 testing conducted last weekend at New Horizons at Marlborough has returned zero positive results. (more)

Second COVID vaccines administered
Main Street Journal – February 27, 2021
While problems related to the state’s roll out of COVID vaccines continue to be a source of frustration to many, there is one group of high risk residents that has been well served in Marlborough.  (more)

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Marlborough WWII vet given parade for 100th birthday (VIDEO)
WHDH News 7 Boston – January 8, 2021
Fire departments and community members celebrated a World War II veteran’s 100th birthday on Friday in Marlborough. Arthur Butler was recognized during the celebration and received birthday wishes from Congresswoman Lori Trahan and the city’s mayor.  (more)

Retirement community employee saves senior’s life
MetroWest Daily News – December 12, 2020
Amanda Williams knew something was wrong. A normally punctual resident of the New Horizons assisted and independent living facility on Hemenway Street was 15 minutes late one recent day for breakfast.  (more)

New Horizons welcomes new executive director
Marlborough Enterprise – October 8, 2020
New Horizons at Marlborough has named Betsy Connolly its new executive director. Connolly had previous served as deputy director of the 430-resident Hemenway Street community since 2017.  (more)

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New Horizons Chorus releases video of ‘God Bless America’
Community Advocate – July 4, 2020
When faced with restrictions due to COVID-19, the New Horizons at Marlborough retirement community chorus got creative to ensure its melodious voices are heard. (more)

Testing finds no coronavirus among staff and residents of Marlborough’s New Horizons assisted living facility
Community Advocate – May 13, 2020
At Building 400 – New Horizons’ assisted living facility in Marlborough – residents and staff let go a collective sigh of relief on May 1. That day, fearing the worst and hoping for the best, the community received fantastic news; no positive coronavirus findings. (more)

New Horizons has largely avoided Covid-19’s spread
Boston Business Journal – May 5, 2020
New Horizons at Choate, in Woburn, and New Horizons at Marlborough both underwent coronavirus testing by the National Guard in late April. Of the hundreds of tests performed of all residents and staff at both facilities, only one resident and one employee initially tested positive at Choate, and none of the residents or staff initially tested positive at Marlborough. (more)

Marlborough Assisted Living Center Has Kept Coronavirus Completely At Bay
WBZ 4 CBS Boston – May 1, 2020
As many senior living facilities throughout the region are being devastated by coronavirus, one assisted living center in Marlborough is a bright spot. At New Horizons, every resident and worker has been tested, without a single positive result. (more)

Marlborough’s New Horizons uses technology to connect seniors with loved ones amid no-visit regulations
The MetroWest Daily News – April 14, 2020
Residents at local senior living community New Horizons at Marlborough are jumping into the digital age with both feet. Thanks to the innovation of video calls and social media — and the efforts of a host of tech-savvy staffers — the seniors have been connecting virtually with their loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic. (more)

New Horizons illuminates the financial considerations of independent and assisted living
The Pilot – 3/20/2020
As we advance in years, concerns about health, safety, and a lack of socialization can make a strong case for transitioning to independent or assisted living in a retirement community. Finances are typically an important consideration when deciding whether to make this move and, if so, in selecting a community.(more)

New Horizons successful in grassroots effort to keep daily Mass alive
The Pilot – 2/21/2020
New Horizons at Marlborough has hosted daily Catholic Mass at its on-site chapel since the retirement community’s doors opened in 1994. In 2018, that practice appeared to be at risk, until New Horizons residents and staff came together in a grassroots effort to continue the important tradition.(more)

Sisters of Saint Anne select New Horizons
Main Street Journal – 2/17/2017
The Sisters of Saint Anne, part of the Marlborough community for more than a century, recently selected New Horizons at (Hemenway Street) Marlborough to become the new home for twenty-six of their congregants.(more)

Cardinal O’Malley celebrates Mass at New Horizons at Marlborough
The Metrowest Daily News – 1/31/15
On Friday, January 30, 2015, New Horizons at Marlborough welcomed Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley to celebrate Mass and meet with residents. More than 150 people filled the on-site Cardinal Cushing Chapel for this special service. (more)

New Horizons featured in local magazine segment
YouTube – 1/13/2015
New Horizons at Marlborough was recently featured in a local Marlborough Access WMCT Magazine video. The piece discusses New Horizons recent recognition by as “Best of Assisted Living in Marlborough” 2015 for receiving consistently high ratings in the past year and includes comments from Executive Director Bob O’Connor. (more)

Marlborough retirement community earns national recognition
Marlborough Patch – 12/23/2014
New Horizons at Marlborough was awarded the “Best of Assisted Living in Marlborough” 2015 award for receiving consistently high ratings in the past year on, a national ratings and reviews site for senior care and services. Winners of this honor rank in the top 1 percent of senior care providers nationwide. New Horizons also received this recognition in 2013. (more)

Marlborough Retirement Community Earns Two National Awards
The MetroWest Daily News – 2/14/14
Two national organizations that collect consumer ratings recently recognized New Horizons at Marlborough for providing top-tier service in independent and assisted living for senior citizens. presented the not-for-profit retirement community with its Caring Stars 2014 award. (more)

Foundation provides new home for Sisters of the Good Shepherd
The Pilot – 8/10/2012
On Oct. 1 the Sisters of the Good Shepherd will have a new home for their 12 sisters in Marlborough. Cummings Foundation Inc., a charitable foundation funded by Joyce and Bill Cummings of Winchester since 1986, is in the process of building the 12,000-square-foot site costing $870,000 at 406 Hemenway Street, across from St. Matthias Church. (more)