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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Claire V. Skrzypczak, 77, of Marlborough

December 10th, 2014

Marlborough – Claire V. (Chaves) Skrzypczak, 77, of Marlborough, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. Born in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Mary I. (Ferreira) Chaves and the wife of the late Albert R. Skrzypczak, who died in 2006. Educated at Classical High School in Rhode Island, Claire majored in Mathematics [...]

With Kasasa, Marlborough Savings Bank offers innovative checking account

December 9th, 2014

Marlborough Savings Bank is now offering Kasasa, an innovative type of checking account. 

Marlborough – Ever since its inception 154 years ago, Marlborough Savings Bank (MSB) has prided itself on superior personalized customer service as well as a variety of quality services and products. Recently the bank announced that it is now offering an innovative new type of free checking account, Kasasa, that offers consumers significant rewards and nationwide ATM refunds as well as the personal service that they have come to expect from MSB.

Marlborough youth become novelists in 30 days

December 9th, 2014

(l to r) Alexandra Ren, 15, Laurel Douglas, 14, and Asha Seemungal, 11, participate in the Young Writers Program during National Novel Writing Month at the Teen Room of the Marlborough Public Library.

Marlborough – Countless students have borrowed books from the Marlborough Public Library. Now, some of them can say that they wrote a novel there.

Several middle and high school students gathered weekly at the library’s Teen Room to participate in the Young Writers Program (YWP) during National Novel Writing Month, aka NaNoWriMo. They began writing Nov. 1 and finished by Nov 30.

GMPI relocates during season of giving

December 9th, 2014


Region – The holiday season is an unusually busy time for everyone. That’s particularly true for Greater Marlborough Programs, Inc. (GMPI), who recently moved its administrative office and opened a new family support center. Concurrently, the nonprofit agency is conducting its third annual Season of Giving. Yet, everyone involved is managing well, noted Carol Manne, executive director.

Gift wrapping benefits Marlborough schools’ music programs

December 9th, 2014

Ready to gift wrap Dec. 6, the first day of the fundraiser at Solomon Pond Mall, are Marlborough Public Schools Music Association members: (l to r) Austin Turner, senior; Marlene Manell; president; Shawheen Fagan, senior; Valarie Steinman, board member and concession chair; and Connor Bailey, senior.

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Marlborough – One holiday chore is more pleasurable thanks to a longtime gift-wrapping fundraiser for the Marlborough Public Schools Music Association (MPSMA), now in progress at Solomon Pond Mall. Last year, 107 volunteers logged 486 hours at the gift-wrap booth on the second floor in front of JCPenney.

Francis H. Hill, 79, of Marlborough

December 8th, 2014

Obit Francis Hill

Marlborough – Francis H. “Frank” Hill, 79, of Marlborough, formerly of Waltham, died at his home Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Waltham, he was the son of the late Patrick F. and Gertrude (Tierney) Hill and the husband of Beverly (Hornbeck) Hill, to whom he was married for the [...]

New tax rates approved by Marlborough City Council

December 7th, 2014

By Joan F. Simoneau, Community Reporter Marlborough – Following a joint Tax Classification Public Hearing with the Board of Assessors at its Dec. 1 meeting, the City Council voted to lower next year’s property tax rate by just over two percent. Increasing property values will keep any growth in tax bills at less than three [...]

Council approves rezoning plans for downtown Marlborough

December 7th, 2014

By Joan F. Simoneau, Community Reporter Marlborough – The new Marlborough Village District, designed to capture the historic character of the downtown area of the city while expanding it into a hub of community gathering places, was approved by City Councilors at the Dec. 1 meeting. It was the result of almost a year of [...]

Marlborough Police Department receives grants

December 7th, 2014

By Joan F. Simoneau, Community Reporter Marlborough – The Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security has awarded a $99,805 grant to the Marlborough Police Department. These funds from the FY 2015 State 911 Department Support and Incentive Grant Program will be utilized to offset personnel costs in the Public Safety dispatching center as [...]

Foundation strives to enhance lives of people living with Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s

December 7th, 2014

LuMind Foundation of Marlborough held a three-day road rally this past summer to raise funds for Down syndrome cognition research. The “Race for Research” was held in North Carolina with the finish line at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C. Pictured are (l to r) Jonathan, Anna, Kayla and Adam with NASCAR legend Glen Woods. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – Formerly known as the Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation (DSRTF), the LuMind Foundation marked their 10th anniversary with a new name. With board members and events all over the country, and its home office in Marlborough, LuMind focuses on Down syndrome (Ds) cognition research.

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