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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Trace your heritage with the help of Marlborough Historical Society

January 4th, 2015

Marlborough celebrates its heritage in 1960 (1660-1960) (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – The population of Marlborough has such a rich heritage of celebration. Over the years there are so many events that help to formulate our community. The celebrations that began each year such as the grand military balls, one at John Cotting’s Hall in January of 1841, another at the Marlborough Town Hall in January of 1875. The annual New Year’s Eve parties at the Marlborough Country Club and the Lyonhurst Ballroom are a source of remembrance for many community residences. Do you think any of your ancestors were in Marlborough and a part of these celebrations?

Marlborough women’s group supports youth recovery program

January 4th, 2015

(l to r) Theresa Frias, General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) state chair for Advocates for Children; Diane McCurley, GFWC Mass. director of junior clubs; Kristin Wright, assistant director of development for Youth Villages; and Hannah Hergenrather, staff coordinator for Youth Villages

Marlborough – More than 22,000 children and families in more than 20 states are receiving help with emotional and behavioral problems and are learning to live normal, happy lives through the Youth Villages nonprofit organization. In her quest to choose a program for Junior Women’s Clubs to support, Marlborough’s Diane McCurley, junior director of the General Federation of Woman’s Clubs (GFWC) of Massachusetts, chose Youth Villages.

Marlborough police log, Jan. 2 edition

December 31st, 2014

police log

Marlborough Friday, Dec. 19 7:48 a.m. Concord Rd. Suspicious activity. 8:40 a.m. Beach St. Vandalism. 9:11 a.m. Maple St. Auto theft. 1:33 p.m. Boston Post Road East. Suspicious activity. 2:24 p.m. Pleasant St. Suspicious MV. 4:53 p.m. Arrested, Janida E. Tavera, 20, of 15 Russell St., Apt. 1R, Worcester, for larceny over $250 by single [...]

ViaSat gets into holiday spirit by helping those in need

December 30th, 2014

Christine Peterson, an office assistant with ViaSat and Steve Zepf, unit director, Boys and Girls Clubs of MetroWest

Marlborough – The 70-plus employees at ViaSat, Inc., recently held two different seasonal drives to benefit nonprofit Marlborough organizations.

For the past five years, a group of employees have used the volleyball courts once a week at the nearby Boys and Girls Club of MetroWest (BGCMW).

Maria H. Roberts, of Marlborough

December 29th, 2014

Marlborough – Mrs. Maria H. Roberts, of Marlborough, died peacefully of natural causes Thursday, Dec. 24, 2014 at the Assisted Living Unit of the Coleman House in Northborough. Her adoring and loving husband, William Payne Roberts Jr., predeceased her in 2008, while they both lived in Marlborough. Mrs. Roberts is survived by her son, Carlos [...]

Claire T. Trotta, 96, of Marlborough

December 29th, 2014

Marlborough – Claire T. (Andreola) Trotta, 96, of Marlborough, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014 at The Reservoir Center of Marlborough. Born in Milford, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Amalia (Crescanzio) Andreola and the wife of the late John Trotta Sr., who died in 1968. Mrs. Trotta worked at the former Frye [...]

Herald to serve as interim Marlborough fire chief

December 26th, 2014

Marlborough – Mayor Arthur Vigeant recently announced that former Danbury (Conn.) Fire Department Chief Geoffrey R. Herald will serve as interim fire chief in the city of Marlborough starting Jan. 5. Herald will take over for Chief Jim Fortin, who retired at the end of December 2014 after a 31-year career, all with the city.

According to a press release from the mayor’s office, Herald comes to Marlborough from the city of Danbury, the seventh largest municipality in the state of Connecticut with a population of 80,000. He began his career as a volunteer firefighter for Danbury in 1974, rising through the ranks and being named chief in 2007. Herald concluded his accomplished career in Danbury last July after leading the department for seven years.

Marlborough Early Childhood Center extends preschool lottery application deadline

December 25th, 2014

Marlborough – The Marlborough Early Childhood Center (MECC) Preschool announced that it is extending its lottery application deadline for the 2015-16 school year to Wednesday, Jan. 14. The MECC is an integrated preschool program serving both special needs and general education students. A child must be 2.9 years old to be eligible to attend the [...]

Marlborough Rotarians, Girl Scouts serve seniors holiday dinner

December 25th, 2014

Jim Fay is served dinner by Madelyn Glynn, 6, of Girl Scout Daisy Troop 78138, during a Dec. 3 gathering at the Marlborough Senior Center.

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Marlborough – For 20 years, the Marlborough Rotary Club delivered food baskets to 30 families in need during the holidays. As of 2012, the club has continued its mission to provide community service while helping more residents.

For the third year, the club partnered with the city’s Council on Aging and Girl Scouts when a congregate holiday meal was served Dec. 3 at the Marlborough Senior Center. A number of the 90 guests were residents of the Main Street senior housing complex. The following week, 40 dinners were served at the senior housing complexes on Bolton and Pleasant streets.

New children’s librarian begins in Marlborough

December 24th, 2014

Kat Ealy

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Marlborough – Kat Ealy immediately felt comfortable upon her first visit to the Marlborough Public Library. Now, she’s the new children’s librarian.

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