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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Doris M. Girouard, 91, of Marlborough

April 7th, 2014

Marlborough – Doris M. (Walcott) Girouard, 91, of Marlborough, died Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Marlborough Hospital after a sudden illness. She was the wife of the late Donald K. Girouard, who died 2003. She was born, raised, and educated in Marlborough the daughter of the late Raymond F. and Lillian E. (Ledoux) Walcott. She [...]

Antoinette J. Burke, 90, of Marlborough

April 7th, 2014

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Marlborough – Antoinette J. (Ryan) Burke, 90 of Marlborough, died Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Wingate at Sudbury. Born in Lawrence, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Josephine N. (Linehan) Ryan and the wife of the late William A. Burke. Mrs. Burke was forever adventurous. She loved dancing and singing and always had an open door for [...]

Marlborough chamber to celebrate 90th anniversary Gatsby style

April 5th, 2014

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Marlborough – Preparations are underway for what could be the area’s most unique social event of nine decades: the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce’s (MRCC) 90th Anniversary Gatsby Gala to be celebrated Friday, May 2, 7 p.m. to midnight, at the Marlborough Country Club.

Susanne Morreale Leeber joined the MRCC staff as membership director in 1987, and has served as president and CEO since 1991. She appreciates the chamber’s rich and ongoing history as an advocate for the region’s business community.

“The chamber was originally the Board of Trade in 1924,” she explained. “Back then, the mayor told people at a big meeting that he wanted more support for the business community, so the Board of Trade filed its paperwork as the Chamber of Commerce.”

Marlborough police log, April 4 edition

April 2nd, 2014

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Marlborough Friday, March 21 9:38 a.m. East Main St. Assault. 11:16 a.m. Boston Post Road East. Larceny. 2:37 p.m. Commonwealth Ave. Fraud/forgery. 3:22 p.m. Fitchburg St. Disturbance. 8:13 p.m. Bouffard Dr. Suspicious activity. 11:05 p.m. Taylor Rd. Suspicious MV. 11:32 p.m. Boston Post Road East. Disturbance. Saturday, March 22 12:39 a.m. Taylor Rd. Disturbance. 1:27 [...]

Employment Options honors Marlborough Police at annual dinner

April 1st, 2014

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Marlborough – Employment Options, Inc. hosted its annual awards dinner at its Marlborough clubhouse March 27, where it presented a special award to the Marlborough Police Department.

The nonprofit agency helps individuals in the MetroWest area manage their mental health and wellness including those who have experienced economic disadvantages.

Each year, it recognizes community leaders who encourage the work of the agency while also serving as a branch to understanding the needs of its members.

Open space and recreation plan approved by council

March 31st, 2014

Marlborough – The 2011-2018 plan to preserve and develop Marlborough’s open space and natural resources was approved by the City Council at its March 24 meeting. Prepared by Conservation Officer Priscilla Ryder and the Open Space and Recreation Committee, it provides for upgrading and building new parks to meet the city’s recreation needs and acquiring parcels for passive recreation and new community projects.

Atlantic Management applies for earth moving permit

March 31st, 2014

Marlborough – An application for “prior earth moving” from the Avalon Bay development to the front of 200 Forest Street was referred to the Urban Affairs Committee at the City Council meeting March 24. In the request to the council, it was stated that prior earthmoving, intended to precede construction by several months, is consistent with the city’s zoning code.

Mayor urges students to join city’s Youth Commission

March 28th, 2014


Marlborough – Mayor Arthur Vigeant has extended an open invitation to all Class of 2015 students from high schools throughout the city to apply for a position on the city’s Youth Commission. At a conference held March 13 at Marlborough High School, the mayor also announced that he has revived the city-wide Youth Service Awards program which recognizes students that have made positive impacts and significant contributions to the community.

“I encourage you to help us see the things that are important to you and how we can help bring them about through the Youth Commission,” Vigeant said.

Also present for the announcement was Kelley French, acting chair of the Youth Commission, who elaborated on expectations of a board member.

Marlborough residents invited to participate in downtown planning forum

March 27th, 2014


Marlborough – The Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), in collaboration with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), has organized a public visioning session to collect the community’s input on the state of Marlborough’s downtown.

The Downtown Marlborough Public Forum will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 3 at the Masonic Hall, 8 Newton St.

Citywide sights and sounds of art

March 26th, 2014

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Marlborough – Chloe Bartlett and Julia Huezo, both seniors at Marlborough High School and members of the Tri-M Music Honor Society, provide violin music at the opening reception of the annual Citywide Art Show, held March 20 at 1LT. Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School. With each of the city’s public schools represented, the exhibit featured [...]

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