Marlborough

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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 athlete has a ball pursuing his dreams

September 1st, 2014

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Marlborough – Playing baseball with a pro-style set up – six days a week for nine weeks – would certainly be tiring for some athletes. But not for Charlie Butler. Not when your dream is to play in the major leagues.

Carnival returns to Marlborough’s Labor Day weekend

September 1st, 2014

Matheus, 6, and Maya, 5, spin in a teacup.

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Marlborough – After a hiatus of over 20 years, a carnival returned as part of Marlborough’s Labor Day weekend from Aug. 30 to Sept. 1 on S. Bolton Street between Granger Boulevard and Main Street. Cushing Amusements provided kiddie and thrill rides, games with prizes, and fun food including [...]

Marlborough church hosts ninth Grecian Festival

September 1st, 2014

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Marlborough – Heather Demos (left) and Katherine Lazouras, 7 (right), join a member of the dance troupe “Greek Pride of Rhode Island” after their performance Aug. 30, the first of the three-day ninth annual Grecian Festival held on the grounds of Sts. Anargyroi Greek Orthodox Church. Among the selections on an extensive menu prepared by [...]

Friess attains rank of Eagle Scout with Whitcomb School project

September 1st, 2014

Justin Friess shows off one of the four tables he and his team made for his Eagle Scout service project at the Whitcomb Middle School. 
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Marlborough – Justin Friess, 17, from Boy Scout Troop 2, recently completed his service project to earn the rank of Eagle Scout, scouting’s highest honor.

Friess, along with members of his troop, his family and friends, built four hexagon shaped picnic tables for the courtyard of the 1LT Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School. The crew also did some landscaping and painted the Marlborough Panthers “paw” logo at the area.

Zoning for marijuana facilities set by council

August 27th, 2014

Marlborough – The City Council approved zoning regulations for medical marijuana treatment centers at its Aug. 25 meeting. The council approved the measure at the recommendation of the Urban Affairs Committee which had conducted a thorough study for the past several months. Under the provisions of the new zoning law, all treatment facilities and growing centers will be restricted to industrial areas in the city.

GE Healthcare seeks tax incentive for Marlborough expansion

August 27th, 2014

Marlborough – GE Healthcare Life Sciences is planning to expand its current operation in Marlborough to accommodate over 500 employees and create more than 220 new jobs.

Sampling Marlborough’s good tastes

August 27th, 2014

The Jesse Fontaine Trio performs for guests outside of Fish Restaurant & Food Bar.

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Marlborough – The seventh annual Taste of Marlborough was presented downtown Aug. 25 by Old Marlborough, Inc. Musicians provided live entertainment at several venues while guests sampled food and desserts from over 25 eateries. The Community Advocate was a media sponsor. Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Marlborough police log, Aug. 29 edition

August 27th, 2014

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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.

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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.

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