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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Phyllis A. Richards, 80, of Marlborough

July 16th, 2014

Obit Phyllis Richards

Marlborough – Phyllis. A. (Ordway) Richards, 80, of Marlborough, died Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Wingate at Sudbury. Born and raised in Marlborough she was the daughter of the late Pearly L. and Annette (Leduc) Ordway, and the wife of the late Robert R. Richards Sr., who died in 2008. She attended Marlborough High School [...]

Marlborough City Council to review LED sign proposal

July 15th, 2014

Marlborough – The Urban Affairs Committee of the City Council will review an LED (light emitting diode) signs and message board proposal, submitted by a special committee appointed by Mayor Arthur Vigeant. In presenting the proposal at the July 7 council meeting, Vigeant thanked former Mayor Nancy Stevens, Councilor Joe Delano, Attorney Doug Rowe, Planning Board Chair Barbara Fenby and local merchant Walter Enright for their participation.

Mayor proposes agreement with Hudson to assist city’s Board of Health

July 15th, 2014

Marlborough – Marlborough Mayor Arthur Vigeant has asked Hudson officials to assist the city’s Board of Health while the sanitarian/health director is on a medical leave. In a communication to the City Council, addressed at the July 7 meeting, Vigeant said his office has assumed administrative oversight of the office during the past month and worked with board personnel to ensure day-to-day operations have run but due to the workload of inspectional duties, plan reviews and permit requests during the summer months, he sees a need for an experienced manager in the public health field to assist on a temporary basis.

Marlborough youth’s lemonade stand benefits Boston Children’s Hospital

July 15th, 2014


Marlborough – Tyler Puchulu, a 10-year-old from Marlborough, decided he wanted to do something to help sick children. Last July, Tyler hosted his first annual Lion Lemonade Stand and raised $2,310 for Boston Children’s Hospital. It turned out to be one of the biggest first-time community fundraisers in the history of the hospital. In 2012, [...]

Peace and farewell to education center director

July 10th, 2014

Staff and students of the Marlborough Early Childhood Education Center honor outgoing director Rebecca Zieminski with murals and a rock for the peace garden that she founded. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – The staff of the Marlborough Early Childhood Education Center (ECC) said a fond farewell to Director Rebecca Zieminski June 20 in a place near and dear to her heart: the peace garden that she founded. Zieminski, who has accepted a position in another district, met with her staff on the last day of [...]

Lucien R. McDonald, 76, of Marlborough

July 10th, 2014

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Marlborough – Lucien R. McDonald, 76, of Marlborough, died Friday, July 4, 2014 after a long period of failing health. Born in West Dudley, he was the son of the late Wilfrid and Annette (Bousquet) McDonald and was one of 12 children. “Lou” was the loving husband of Rosemary (Borden) McDonald for 54 years and [...]

Marlborough police log, July 11 edition

July 9th, 2014

police log

Marlborough Friday, June 27 7:59 a.m. Mechanic/Russell Sts. Vandalism. 10:01 a.m. Saint Ives Way. Disturbance. 1:46 p.m. Boston Post Road East. Suspicious activity. 4;10 p.m. Memory Ln. Medical. 6:26 p.m. Williams St. Disturbance. 6:56 p.m. Pleasant St. Suspicious MV. 7:16 p.m. Ames Pl. Harassment. 7:47 p.m. Chestnut St. Vandalism. 10:55 p.m. Chestnut St. Larceny. Saturday, [...]

Rededication of Marlborough courtyard to honor Ernest Holt

July 8th, 2014

Plants and flowers were added to make the courtyard more appealing to residents.

Marlborough – There will be music, refreshments and a special rededication ceremony Tuesday, July 22, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the courtyard behind Liberty Hill Apartments, 240 Main St., as residents, families and friends, city and state officials celebrate the completion of the project by S.I. Services, Inc. Total cost of construction on the site, along with benches, and a gazebo, is about $185,000, according to Marlborough Housing Director Douglas Bushman.

Marlborough’s building commissioner resigns

July 8th, 2014

Marlborough – The City Council accepted the resignation of Building Commissioner Michael Mendoza during its July 7 meeting. The letter was presented to the council by Ward 3 City Councilor Matt Elder.

Francis X. Hurley joins Marlborough Hospital’s Board of Trustees

July 5th, 2014


Marlborough – Richard Bennett, Chair of the Board of Trustees for Marlborough Hospital, announced that Francis X. Hurley has been elected to the hospital’s Board of Trustees. Hurley currently serves as the president of the Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest and has held this position since 2006 after being promoted from vice president of [...]

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