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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City council reappoints three officials

January 15th, 2017

By Joan F. Simoneau, Community Reporter Marlborough – The reappointment of the city’s Chief Procurement Officer Beverly Sleeper; City Clerk Lisa Thomas and Auditor Diane Smith were approved by the City Council at its Jan. 9 meeting. They will all serve a three-year term as recommended by Mayor Arthur Vigeant. In his request to councilors, […]

Marlborough Girl Scouts to host houseware and linen collection

January 15th, 2017

Marlborough – On Monday, Jan. 16, the Marlborough Girl Scouts will partner with Fresh Start Furniture Bank of Hudson (formerly Touchstone Furniture Depot of Marlborough) for a Day of Service. One of the missions of Girl Scouts is to “Take action and make the world a better place.” The Girl Scouts are organizing a houseware […]

Public hearing set for city housing plan

January 13th, 2017

Marlborough-A temporary cessation of new proposals for housing developments in the city for a six-month period was approved by the City Council at its Jan. 9 meeting.

Renovations planned for Assabet’s sports facilities

January 13th, 2017

Marlborough – Over the past several years there have been improvements to the school’s baseball and softball fields, tennis courts and outdoor basketball courts and more but now a new and final phase to its sports facilities renovations is about to get underway.

Girl Scout mission inspires to help defray medical costs

January 12th, 2017


Marlborough – The Girl Scout motto, “Be prepared,” is explained in the organization’s 1947 handbook: “A Girl Scout is ready to help out wherever she is needed. Willingness to serve is not enough; you must know how to do the job well, even in an emergency.”

Marlborough police log, Jan. 13 edition

January 11th, 2017

police log

Marlborough Friday, Dec. 30 9:58 a.m. Arrested, Gerald Ellis, 50, of 29 Highland St., Marlborough, for larceny over $250. 11:25 a.m. Lincoln St. Past B&E/burglary. 3:40 p.m. Brigham St. Fraud/forgery. 5:40 p.m. Boston Post Road East. Suspicious activity. 8:12 p.m. Boston Post Road East. Fraud/forgery. 11:49 p.m. Preston St. Harassment. Saturday, Dec. 31 1:33 a.m. […]

Marlborough boys’ basketball aims to achieve ultimate goal

January 10th, 2017

Marlborough High boys’ varsity basketball team captains (l to r) Owen Cappadona, Joao Mendes, Connor McCabe and Chris Doherty
Photo/John Orrell

Marlborough – First-year head coach Scott Bauman takes the reins of a Marlborough High boys’ varsity basketball squad that has come tantalizingly close to achieving the highest of high accomplishments in recent years.

Garey R. Preston, 72, of Marlborough

January 6th, 2017


Marlborough – Garey R. Preston, 72, of Marlborough, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 at Marlborough Hospital. Born in Lincoln, Maine, he was the son of the late Owen Bickford and Norma (Matthews) Preston and the husband of Lucille (LeBlanc) Preston of Marlborough. He had been employed as a truck driver, working for various moving companies, […]

Marlborough Substance Use Prevention Coalition to screen “If Only” Jan. 11

January 5th, 2017

Marlborough – The Marlborough Substance Use Prevention Coalition will present a screening of James Wahlberg’s short film, “If Only,” Wednesday, Jan. 11. “If Only” follows two families as they deal with their exposure to opioids and the misuse of prescription drugs. The 38-minute realistic drama vividly shows how addiction affects not only to the user, […]

Helen T. DiTommaso, 95, of Marlborough

January 5th, 2017


Marlborough – Helen T. (Yuryan) DiTommaso, 95, died Monday evening, Jan. 2, 2017 after a brief period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Peter C. DiTommaso Sr., whom she married in 1948. She was born in Hudson, the daughter of the late Albert and Monica (Milasauskas) Yuryan, and lived in Marlborough […]

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