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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Marlborough City Council approves tax break for Hologic

May 20th, 2015

Marlborough – In an effort to mitigate some of the costs of moving Hologic’s global corporate headquarters to Marlborough, the City Council unanimously approved a five-year extension of its tax increment financing (TIF) at the May 18 meeting. By moving from Bedford to Marlborough, Hologic will add 150 employees to its workforce already in the city – at 250 Campus Drive and 445 Simarano Drive, bringing the total to over 600 positions.

Resident concerned with increase in city’s crime rate

May 20th, 2015

Marlborough – Marlborough resident Paul Brodeur spoke in disfavor to the Mayor’s Fiscal 2016 budget at a public hearing held at the May 18 City Council meeting, citing an alarming increase in violent crime.

Marlborough firefighters promoted

May 20th, 2015

Marlborough – Two members of the Marlborough Fire Department received a standing ovation at the City Council meeting May 18 in recognition of their promotions recommended by Interim Chief Geoffrey Herald. Lieutenant Brian Gould has been promoted to captain and Firefighter Frederick Johannes to lieutenant.

Marlborough Hospital hosts kids’ safety fair

May 20th, 2015

Marlborough – UMassMemorial Marlborough Hospital will be hosting its 17th annual Safe Summer Fun Day on Saturday, June 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This popular educational event is a free child-oriented health and safety fair featuring hands-on hospital exhibits. One of the signature activities is a bike-helmet fitting tent where trained hospital staff properly fits and gives away children’s bicycle helmets.

Marlborough police log, May 22 edition

May 20th, 2015

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Marlborough Friday, May 8 10:28 a.m. Broad St. Past B&E/burglary. 11:26 a.m. Forest St/ Larceny. 1:07 p.m. East Main St. Larceny. 1:40 p.m. Lakeside Ave. MVA with injuries. 2:10 p.m. Liberty St. Fraud/forgery. 2:45 p.m. West Main St. Suspicious activity. 5:27 p.m. Christie Way. Fraud/forgery. 5:52 p.m. Joseph North Rd. Suspicious MV. 8:07 p.m. Millham [...]

Marlborough High students wear purple to show support for fight against cancer

May 19th, 2015

Students pose for the “purple picture” to kick off Relay for Life. 
Photo/Nance Ebert

Marlborough – In a sea of purple, Marlborough High School students and faculty gathered on the front stairwell at the end of the school day May 15 to take a group photo. Everyone wore a purple t-shirt to show his or her support in the fight against cancer. The high school is participating in “Paint the School Purple” in celebration of the annual Relay for Life of Hudson-Marlborough.

George D. Russell Jr., 79, of Marlborough

May 19th, 2015

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Marlborough – George D. “Danny” Russell Jr., 79, of Marlborough, died Sunday, May 17, 2015 at Marlborough Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Barbara A. (Mullahy) Russell of Marlborough. George was born and raised in Allston, son of the late George D. Russell Sr. and Santina G. (Midi) Russell. He attended [...]

Dennis P. MacInnis, 54, of Marlborough

May 18th, 2015

Marlborough – Dennis P. MacInnis, 54, of Marlborough, died Thursday, May 14, 2015 at home. He was born in Boston, the son of the late Clarence and Cecilia (Gordon) MacInnis, and was raised and educated in Marlborough. He worked as a rough framer for many years in the MetroWest area and also at Mass Container [...]

Senior athlete finishes High School career with baseball season

May 17th, 2015

Marlborough High School senior Leo Coelho. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – Leo Coelho is a three-sport senior athlete at Marlborough High School, participating in football, basketball and baseball. In the latter, particularly, Coelho shines. He is captain of the baseball varsity team and last year held a .500 pitching statistic (3 wins, 3 losses) with a batting average of .333.

Public hearing date set for mayor’s FY16 budget

May 17th, 2015

Marlborough – Mayor Arthur Vigeant presented the fiscal year 2016 budget to the City Council at the May 4 meeting, requesting $143.2 million. It was referred to the Finance Committee for review and recommendations. A public hearing has been set for the Monday, May 18, council meeting.

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