Marlborough

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Marlborough was incorporated in 1660. It is approximately 22.2 square miles and as of 2010, had a population of 38,499.  It is part of Middlesex County and its form of government is City Council. Marlborough’s administration is comprised of a Mayor and City Council. For many years, Marlborough was a major center of the shoe manufacturing industry. It is located near Routes 20, 290 and 495 and the Massachusetts Turnpike, which makes it a convenient location for modern day, high tech businesses. It is also home to the New England Sports Center, a facility that boasts seven indoor ice rinks.

Town Information

Town Government website is here.

Call the mayor’s office at 508-460-3770.

Call the City Council at 508-460-3711.

City Hall is at 140 Main St.

School Information

Visit the Marlborough Public Schools here. The main office is at 17 Washington St. and the phone number is 508-460-3509.

Other Marlborough Information

Visit the Marlborough Public Library here.

Visit Marlborough Hospital here.

Visit Green Marlborough here.

Visit Marlborough Community Services here.

Contact Marlborough’s state and federal elected officials here.

Find Marlborough District Court here.

Visit the Marlborough Historical Society here.

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Jonathan L. Testa, 27, of Marlborough

December 22nd, 2014

Marlborough – Jonathan L. Testa, 27, died unexpectedly Wednesday night, Dec. 17, 2014 after being stricken ill. He was born in Framingham, the son of Edward Testa of Marlborough and Kathleen “Kathy” Leonard of Marlborough, and lived most of his life in Hudson. Jonathan was a graduate of Hudson High School, class of 2006, graduating [...]

Marlborough High students collecting clothing for children in need

December 20th, 2014

Marlborough – The Fashion Club at Marlborough High School (MHS) will be conducting a gently used clothing drive to benefit Cradles to Crayons, a nonprofit organization which helps to provide clothing and essentials to children in need. The items in most need are girls’ and boys’ tops and bottoms, pajamas, winter hats and gloves, winter [...]

Marlborough fire chief retires, will continue fire service training

December 19th, 2014

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Marlborough – Marlborough Fire Chief James Fortin will officially step down as chief at the end of December but will continue to serve in the field of public safety. When he announced his retirement last January, he mentioned his “passion for public safety and the fire services.”

He said, “Educating and instructing future generations of firefighters is something I look forward to doing more of as I move on to pursue new opportunities.”

Lucille Y. Cooney, 87, of Marlborough

December 19th, 2014

Marlborough – Lucille Y. (Boisvert) Cooney, 87, of Marlborough, died peacefully at her home Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. She was the wife of the late Bernard M. Cooney, who died in 1992. Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Clara (Despres) Boisvert.  She graduated from high school in Lowell, later [...]

DPW awarded $45,400 in state grants

December 17th, 2014

Marlborough – The city of Marlborough’s Department of Public Works (DPW) has received two state grants, totaling $45,400. The first award for $19,100.00 from the Mass. Department of Environmental Protection comes from the Sustainable Materials Recovery Program and will be utilized for the purchase of recycling containers and related public educational materials.

‘Panther Trail’ will connect open spaces, parks and schools

December 17th, 2014

Marlborough – A draft concept plan for a 26-mile trail, “Panther Trail,” connecting the city’s parks, public grounds and open space in one loop extending throughout the city, was unveiled at the Dec. 15 City Council meeting. Mayor Arthur Vigeant credited Conservation Officer Priscilla Ryder, the Council’s Open Space Committee, “and the work of many volunteers for creating the innovative recreational opportunity”.

Marlborough police log, Dec. 19 edition

December 17th, 2014

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Marlborough Monday, Dec. 8 9:58 a.m. Washington St. Fraud/forgery. 10:18 a.m. Farm Rd. B&E into MV. 10:32 a.m. Framingham Rd. Vandalism. 11:48 a.m. Arrested, Michele A. Woods, 49, of 772 Main St., Haverhill, on warrant. 5:27 p.m. Rose Pt. Harassment. 8:55 p.m. Elm St. Suspicious activity. Tuesday, Dec. 9 2:53 a.m. Florence St. Parking violation. [...]

Festival features more than trees

December 17th, 2014

The Olde Towne Carolers sing holiday classics.

Marlborough – Traveling weather was ideal Dec. 12 to 14 for guests to attend the Marlborough Historical Society’s seventh annual Metrowest Festival of Trees at the Royal Plaza Trade Center. In addition to over a dozen wreaths, more than 100 decorated trees from two- to 7-1/2 feet were displayed and sponsored by businesses, organizations and community leaders. Many guests purchased raffle tickets for a chance to win their favorite entries.

Committee requests more information on turf field

December 16th, 2014

Marlborough – A proposal for the city’s first turf field is on hold as the Marlborough City Council Finance Committee waits for more information before making a recommendation to the full council. The request was discussed at the council’s Dec. 15 meeting.

The finance committee, chaired by Councilor-at-Large Michael Ossing, had reviewed a request from Mayor Arthur Vigeant to approve a bond for nearly $4 million to fund the city’s first synthetic turf athletic field which was to be located at the 1 Lt Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School.

Victor W. Mackiewicz, 86, of Marlborough

December 15th, 2014

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Marlborough – Victor W. Mackiewicz, 86, of Marlborough, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at Beaumont of Worcester after an illness. He was the husband of Barbara (Pazzanese) Mackiewicz, together for 25 years. He was born in Lawrence and raised in Marlborough, the son of the late Joseph and Anna (Sauris) Mackiewicz. He was a U.S. [...]

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