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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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

M  citywide art

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 [...]

Marlborough police log, March 28 edition

March 26th, 2014

police log

Marlborough Friday, March 14 7:06 a.m. Arrested, Carlos R. Santos Jr., 23, of 15 Charles St., Framingham, for operating MV with license revoked as HTO, fail to drive in right lane, civil possession of Class D marijuana, arrestee furnishing false name/SSN, warrant. 10:16 a.m. East Main St. Disturbance. 11:50 a.m. Arrested, Joseph P. Crehan, 43, [...]

Narcan proposal sent to mayor for action

March 25th, 2014


Marlborough – The City Council has asked Mayor Arthur Vigeant to move forward with the proposal to equip local police and firefighters with Narcan, a drug commonly used to help counter the effects of heroin overdoses. At the recommendation of the Human Services Committee, presented at the March 24 meeting, councilors requested the mayor to act immediately to acquire the necessary funding to begin training.

In making a plea to the council at the February 24 meeting, Councilor-at-Large Mark Oram introduced the idea of first responders administering Narcan to those having a drug overdose while waiting for paramedics to arrive at the scene. Oram said that heroin overdoses have increased throughout the area and this action can help prevent many possible deaths.

Robert C. McGovern Sr., 57

March 25th, 2014

Obit Robert C. McGovern Sr.

Marlborough – Robert C. McGovern Sr., 57, of Marlborough, died Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Marlborough Hills Healthcare Center after a long illness. He was the longtime love of Brenda L. Beatty of Marlborough. He was born, raised and educated in Marlborough, the son of Alice V. “Ginny” McGovern of Marlborough and the late Richard [...]

Arthur D. Bastien, 89

March 25th, 2014

Obit Arthur D. Bastien

Marlborough – Arthur D. Bastien, 89, of Marlborough died Saturday, March 22, 2014 while visiting Cape Cod. He was the husband of Marie A. (Perini) Bastien for the past 60 years. He was born in Williamstown, the son of the late Arthur D. and Ethel (Cheney) Bastien. He was a graduate of Williamstown High School, [...]

Francis X. Bolt, 91

March 24th, 2014


Marlborough – Francis “Frank” X. Bolt, 91, of Marlborough died Thursday March 20, 2014 at Marlborough Hills Healthcare Center. He was the husband of the late Mildred C. (Costello) Bolt, who died in 2003. He was born in Cambridge, raised in Somerville, and moved to Marlborough in 1959. He was the son of the late [...]

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