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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High school musicians sought to audition for young people’s concert in Marlborough

February 12th, 2015

Marlborough – The Friends of the Marlborough Public Library’s Music Chair Leslie Havens recently announced auditions for the 18th annual Anick Young People’s Performing Arts Festival Concert will be held Saturday, March 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Marlborough Public Library’s Bigelow Auditorium, 35 W. Main St. This is a free competition [...]

Mayor offers thanks in state of city address

February 12th, 2015

Marlborough – Marlborough has never been stronger than it is today, Mayor Arthur Vigeant said in his annual state of the city address delivered at the Feb. 9 City Council meeting. He attributed the city’s many successes to its department heads and employees “for making the city a better place to live, work and play.”

Whitcomb School fair promotes health and wellness

February 11th, 2015

Julia Saez, grade 5, tries the rebounder. (Photos/Nance Ebert)

Marlborough – In spite of the recent snowstorms and cold temperatures, 1LT Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School was filled with students, parents and members of the community for their Whitcomb Winter Wellness Fair Feb. 4.

Happy 90th birthday Melvin Parmenter!

February 11th, 2015

Melvin Parmenter

Marlborough – Congratulations for reaching this amazing milestone. We wish you a special day that celebrates everything about your life, paying the ultimate tribute to your nine decades. May the irreplaceable souvenirs from your 90 year journey give you love, joy, peace, and comfort for many more miles to go. You were blessed with one beautiful family of three children, seven loving grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Marlborough police log, Feb. 13 edition

February 11th, 2015

police log

Marlborough Friday, Jan. 30 9:16 a.m. Lincoln St. Parking violation. 4:06 p.m. Bolton St. Vandalism. 4:18 p.m. Bolton St. Suspicious activity. 5:50 p.m. Arrested, Amanda L. Cushman, 37, of 26 McEnelly St., Apt. 2, Marlborough, for operating MV with license suspended/revoked. 8:03 p.m. Arrested, Simone Gomes-Ferreira, 43, of 135 E Main St., Westborough, for larceny [...]

Sister Bernadette Lavoie, 96, of Marlborough

February 10th, 2015

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Marlborough – Sister Bernadette Lavoie, a Sister of St. Anne, known in religion as Sister Marie Bernadette of France, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 at Marie Esther Health Center in Marlborough at 96 years old and 74 years of vowed religious life. Sister Bernadette was born in Ludlow, and was the third child of five [...]

Christopher Heights – the next best thing to being home

February 10th, 2015

Christopher Heights 

Marlborough – Maintaining independence and dignity are very important to those who are aging and can no longer remain in their own homes. Many seniors and their families consider assisted living to be available only to those with significant assets and high incomes.

MHS students send valentines to the troops

February 10th, 2015

Amanda Cameron and Jennifer Marino, MHS Student Council members in 10th grade, make
Valentine's Day cards for the American troops in Qatar.
Photo/Nance Ebert

Marlborough- Valentine’s Day is all about love but for many of our troops stationed overseas it can be a day of loneliness or even sadness.

The Marlborough High School (MHS) Student Council members partnered with LCI Paper Company Feb. 3 to send valentine cards to the American troops stationed in Qatar. The Marlborough-based company, which provides specialty papers and envelopes for large organizations as well as home-based businesses, donated supplies for the event.

New recreation area proposed for Marlborough landfill site

February 10th, 2015

Marlborough – The development of the city’s Hudson Street landfill site into a multi-purpose recreation area moved a step closer at the Feb. 9 City Council meeting as the council referred Mayor Arthur Vigeant’s request for a bond for $3.1 million to the finance committee for study and recommendation.

Whitcomb School fair promotes health and wellness

February 10th, 2015

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Marlborough – In spite of the recent snowstorms and cold temperatures, 1LT Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School was filled with students, parents and members of the community for their Whitcomb Winter Wellness Fair Feb. 4.

There were over 25 vendors set up throughout the building with displays, wellness-related information, demonstrations, samples, skin screenings, informational handouts and more.

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