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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Theresa N. Raiano, 90, of Marlborough

November 30th, 2015

Obit Theresa Raiano

Marlborough – Theresa M. (Plourde) Raiano, 90, of Marlborough, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. Born in Manchester, N.H., she was the daughter of the late Omer J. and Mathilde (Janelle) Plourde and the wife of the late Alfred F. Raiano Sr., who died in 2001. She had been employed as a bookkeeper for the former […]

Richard P. McDonough, 81, of Marlborough

November 30th, 2015

Marlborough – Richard P. “Dick” McDonough, 81, died Friday, Nov. 27, 2015 after a long period of failing health. He was the husband of Veronica (Perreault) McDonough, to whom he was married for 57 years. He was born in Marlborough, the son of the late George and Mary (McGee) McDonough, and lived here all of […]

Alphonse Blais, 95, of Marlborough

November 30th, 2015

Marlborough – Alphonse Noel “Pépère” Blais, 95, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 after a long period of failing health. He was the loving husband of Jacqueline “Jackie” (Blais) Blais, to whom he was married for 69 years. He was born in St. Hubert of Spaulding, Quebec, the son of the late Archelas and Amanda (Cote) […]

St. Matthias Parish events

November 26th, 2015

Marlborough – The St. Matthias Parish, 409 Hemenway St., will hold a Thanksgiving Mass, Thursday, Nov. 26, at 9 a.m. to show thanks, in a spiritual way, for all of God’s wondrous deeds and to share thanks with friends, family and fellow parishioners. Donations of non-perishable food items will be collected to support the Marlborough […]

Fort Meadow Reservoir’s colorful history

November 26th, 2015

View of Hudson's Centennial Beach.

Marlborough/Hudson – This fall the trees surrounding Fort Meadow Reservoir produced a fine array of bright foliage for members of the community to watch throughout the season. Although this body of water is a well noted location in the local region, its colorful history is not as familiar to everyone.

Marlborough’s senior football players start new tradition

November 25th, 2015

The cutouts honor the team's senior players.

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Marlborough – For high school football teams, the annual Thanksgiving game against their longtime rivals is one of the, if not the biggest, games of the season. For the team’s seniors, many of whom will be hanging up the cleats after the game, it can be especially poignant. But as […]

Friends of Marlborough Seniors present the Giving Tree

November 25th, 2015

Donors and guests attend the installation of the Giving Tree at the Marlborough Senior Center Nov. 17.
Photo/Nance Ebert

Marlborough – The Friends of the Marlborough Seniors held a special viewing of the newly installed “Giving Tree” at the Marlborough Senior Center Nov. 17 to thank those who helped support it. Mayor Arthur Vigeant was one of the 14 major sponsors who attended the event.

Marlborough police log, Nov. 27 edition

November 25th, 2015

police log

Marlborough Monday, Nov. 16 9:09 a.m. Arrested, Jose Enrique Davila-Pizarro, 30, of 17 West St., Apt. 2, Worcester, for operating MV with license suspended/revoked, marked lanes violation, and Keyla M. Rivera, 31, of 301 Grant St., Framingham, for operating MV with license suspended/revoked. 10:46 a.m. Main St. Harassment. 12:56 p.m. East Main St. Suspicious MV. […]

Boston and Newton concerts to feature Marlborough singer

November 25th, 2015

Grace Hughes


Marlborough – Once again, vocalist Grace Hughes of Marlborough will be featured when the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra presents its 43rd annual Christmas concert in Boston. This year’s milestone performance marks the 50th anniversary of Duke Ellington’s “Sacred Concerts.” Hughes will sing three pieces including “A Song for Christmas.”

Festival of Trees continues to grow in its eighth year

November 24th, 2015

Olde Towne Carolers sing holiday music at last year’s Metrowest Festival of Trees.

File photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Marlborough – In 2008, the Marlborough Historical Society added 17 decorated trees to its Christmas at the Farm, an event held at its quaint Peter Rice Homestead. That simple idea has evolved to become this year’s eighth annual Metrowest Festival of Trees, expected to feature over 125 trees and wreaths displayed alongside other attractions for the fourth year at the 47,500-square-foot Best Western Royal Plaza Trade Center.

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