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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Marlboro Animal Hospital to hold open house

May 12th, 2015

Kaiser, a K9 officer with the Marlborough Police Department
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Marlborough – The Marlboro Animal Hospital will be holding an open house Sunday, May 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet “Kaiser,” a K9 officer with the Marlborough Police Department; take a hospital tour, enjoy a petting zoo and free ice cream; and enter into raffles to benefit the Worcester Animal Rescue League.

Hint of Class offers new and gently used clothing, home furnishings and accessories

May 12th, 2015

Theresa Smith
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Marlborough – Hint of Class Consignment, located at 72 Hosmer St., offers new and gently used quality brand name clothing and accessories for teens, women, and men. The 4,000 square foot store also has new and used furniture and houseware items that are in excellent condition.

Moms turn grief into recovery through local support group

May 12th, 2015

Cheryl Juaire (left) and Kathy Leonard with photos of their sons.
Photo/Valerie Franchi

Marlborough – A pair of mothers who lost their sons to drug overdose are using their tragedy to help others.

Kathy Leonard lost her 27-year-old son Jonathan Testa in December and Cheryl Juaire lost her son Corey Merrill, 23, in 2011 – both to heroin overdose.

Marlborough High student designs Youth Commission logo

May 9th, 2015

The winning logo (Photos/submitted)

Marlborough – The City’s Youth Commission’s Drug Free & Alcohol Awareness Campaign has a new logo courtesy of a Marlborough High School (MHS) senior. Students in the MHS Visual Communications Design 1 class were invited last fall to participate in a citywide logo contest for the commission. Students were asked to base designs on the [...]

Marlborough resident leads statewide genealogists’ society

May 9th, 2015

Patricia Stano-Carpenter, president of the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, Inc. (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Marlborough – Robert J. Tarte founded the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, Inc. (MSOG), in 1975 and achieved his goal to establish a chapter in each county. However, only three chapters were still active when Patricia Stano-Carpenter of Marlborough was first elected president in 2009, after joining in 2004 as state membership chair. She hopes to add more chapters statewide as she continues serving as president during MSOG’s 40th anniversary.

Cub Scouts participate in Regional Pinewood Derby

May 9th, 2015

Alexander Bruno (l) and Zachary Jalbert, both of Hudson, checking out the competing race cars at the Regional Cub Scout Pinewood Derby. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – Solomon Pond Mall hosted approximately 80 Cub Scouts from eight area towns at the marquee Regional Pinewood Derby April 11. Children from Hudson, Marlborough, Maynard, Northborough, Southborough, Stow, Sudbury, and Westborough were in attendance to compete.

Earth Day cleanup at Fort Meadow Reservoir

May 7th, 2015

(l to r) Stella Benway and Carter and Troy Siebels participate in the Earth Day Cleanup at Fort Meadow Reservoir. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – Perfect weather welcomed volunteers at the Fort Meadow Association’s 17th annual Earth Day Cleanup held in collaboration with Marlborough’s citywide “Project Clean Sweep.” Neighbors beautified and improved safety in and around Fort Meadow Reservoir, collecting 17 bags of trash along the shoreline and pulling large floating debris out of the lake.

Public hearing date set for Ferris zoning request

May 7th, 2015

Marlborough – A request for a special permit on behalf of Ferris Development to construct a mixed-use building at 325 Donald J. Lynch Boulevard was referred to the Urban Affairs committee at the May 4 City Council meeting. A public hearing date was scheduled for June 15.

‘Boroughs Trail’ plan moves forward

May 7th, 2015

Marlborough – The “Boroughs Trail” conceptual plan to create a regional trail linking existing and over 30 miles of proposed trail systems in Marlborough, Northborough, Westborough and Southborough was accepted by the City Council at the May 4 meeting.

Conservation Officer Priscilla Ryder reviewed the plans with members of the Open Space Committee and encouraged its acceptance.

Public hearing date set for mayor’s FY16 budget

May 7th, 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.

The new budget is 4.5 percent higher than this year’s financial plan, said Vigeant in his communication, emphasizing it is “the result of a collaborative, data driven process involving each of our department heads.”

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