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 police log, Aug. 29 edition

August 27th, 2014

police log

Marlborough Monday, Aug. 18 7:04 a.m. Union St. Disturbance. 9:33 a.m. Flagg Rd. Suspicious activity. 10:47 a.m. Main St. Threats. 12:12 p.m. Matheson Dr. Disturbance. 3:08 p.m. Witherbee Ter. Threats. 5:38 p.m. Felton St. MVA with injuries. 5:57 p.m. Main St. Harassment. 6:31 p.m. Donald Lynch Blvd. B&E into MV. 7:09 p.m. Sasseville Way. Suspicious [...]

Marlborough completes third summer youth jobs program

August 27th, 2014

Charlotte Broussard and Nicole Wynne share a laugh at a luncheon Aug. 14 for employers and students who participated in this summer's youth jobs program.

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Marlborough – For the third summer, the city of Marlborough in conjunction with Partnerships for a Skilled Workforce (PSW) offered a six-week youth jobs program for residents ages 16 to 19. This summer, 19 students entering 11th or 12th grade worked the part-time jobs. Those students and their employers gathered Aug. 14 for a luncheon at Whitcomb Middle School.

They were welcomed by Kelley French, director of the Young Adult Employment Initiative at PSW.

City, contractor agree to uneasy truce – for now

August 26th, 2014

Marlborough – Both sides in an ongoing dispute between the city and the contractor WeCare Environmental LLC have claimed victory after a federal court ruled the city must allow the contractor to reopen a composting facility located near the Easterly Wastewater Treatment Plant.

WeCare has four years left on a 20-year contract to process the city's residential trash and sewage sludge, although it does not cover waste from the Marlborough Public Schools. The city filed a lawsuit against the contractor in 2013 claiming WeCare violated environmental laws and allowed putrid odors to drift into a nearby neighborhood.

Marlborough Cultural Council improves quality of life

August 25th, 2014

Marlborough – If you are participating in a project that is intended to improve the quality of life in the community, or know of a family member, friend or business associate who is, there is financial assistance through the Marlborough Cultural Council, whose mission is to promote excellence, access, education and diversity in the arts, humanities and sciences.

Marlborough Historical Society cancels planned Applefest

August 25th, 2014

Marlborough – The Marlborough Historical Society regrets to announce that it has cancelled the proposed Applefest 50th anniversary celebration scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Peter Rice Homestead.

Richard N. Harvey, 76, of Marlborough

August 25th, 2014

Marlborough – Richard N. Harvey, 76, of Marlborough, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 at UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester. Born in Fernandina Beach, Fla., he was the son of the late Clarence and Lula (Coakley ) Harvey. He was the husband of Mildred (Lindsey) Harvey, with whom he shared the past 52 years. Richard was [...]

Marlborough prepares for an active Labor Day weekend

August 24th, 2014

Monthe Lofos and Nikki Beander, both parishioners of Sts. Anargyroi Church, dance along with live music at a past Grecian Festival.

File photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Marlborough – Downtown Marlborough will be extraordinarily active this Labor Day weekend with nostalgic tunes, cultural delicacies, carnival amusements, candidates campaigning and careening hospital beds.

Festivities begin Thursday, Aug. 28, 7 to 9 p.m., when Dom V and the Swing Out Big Band concludes the Mayor's 2014 Summer Concert Series at Union Common. Co-hosted by the Marlborough Junior Woman's Club, this concert will feature food and ice cream trucks, and tables decorated with centerpieces by the Colonial Garden Club of Marlborough.

Recent high school graduate conducts research in Nobel Prize winner's lab

August 22nd, 2014

M Gregory Konar

Marlborough – Marlborough resident Gregory Konar recently finished his internship in Nobel Prize laureate Dr. Craig Mello's laboratory at UMass Medical School. Konar began working there May 27, shortly after graduating from the Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science.

John E. Tracy, 96, of Marlborough

August 21st, 2014

Obit John E. Tracy

Marlborough – John E. Tracy, 96, died peacefully Wednesday morning, Aug. 20, 2014 after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Mary (Clifford) Tracy. He was born in Boston, the son of the late Martin and Anne (Harrington) Tracy, and lived in Marlborough for 55 years. Mr. Tracy was a United States [...]

Marlborough police log, Aug. 22 edition

August 20th, 2014

police log

Marlborough Monday, Aug. 11 8:05 a.m. Sunset Cir. Disturbance. 9:28 a.m. Main St. MVA with property damage. 11:44 a.m. Washington/Bolton Sts. Suspicious activity. 1:45 p.m. Main St. Disturbance. 3:21 p.m. Sawin St. Suspicious MV. 4:16 p.m. Newton St. B&E into MV. 7:33 p.m. Simpson Rd. Vandalism. 8:20 p.m. Edinboro St. Suspicious MV. 8:43 p.m. Grant [...]

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