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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Area’s best dogs to compete at Wachusett Kennel Club dog show

August 9th, 2014

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Marlborough – One hundred different breeds of purebred American Kennel Club-registered dogs will compete for the coveted Best in Show award at two all-breed dog shows Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 16 and 17, at the Royal Plaza Trade Center, 181 Boston Post Road West (Route 20). These shows will be put on and managed by [...]

City Councilor Ed Clancy to lead Labor Day Parade as grand marshal

August 8th, 2014

City Councilor Ed Clancy

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Marlborough – City Councilor Ed Clancy has marched in the Marlborough Labor Day Parade each year since he was elected to represent Ward 6 in 2002. A former educator at Marlborough High School (MHS) for 36 years, he has often seen his former students on the sidelines as they wave and chant, “Mr. Clancy!”

“Those kids are now adults and still want to be recognized when they see me,” he said.

Marlborough Lions Club present scholarships

August 7th, 2014

(l to r) Vanessa Rivera from Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School; Lion Robert Page, Scholarship Committee chair; and Jayna Dixon from Marlborough High School.

Marlborough – The Marlborough Lions Club presents three scholarships each year to one senior at each of the three local high schools: Marlborough, Hudson, and Assabet Valley Regional Technical. This year’s winners are Vanessa Rivera from Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School; Jayna Dixon from Marlborough High School; and Jeanne DeBraga from Hudson High School.

Marlborough’s Memorial Beach temporarily closed

August 7th, 2014


Marlborough – Officials have announced that Memorial Beach is temporarily closed for swimming due to elevated levels of cyanobacteria (blue green algae) bloom. The problem is not uncommon; it has occurred in other parts of the state recently as well. According to a press release, the city of Marlborough is working closely with the Massachusetts [...]

Dorothy J. Marchant, 92, of Marlborough

August 7th, 2014

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Marlborough – Dorothy J. (Fearnley) Marchant, 92, wife of Henry Marchant of Marlborough, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. Born in Brighton and a graduate of Watertown High School, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Mary Agnes (Bright) Fearnley. Dorothy’s life was centered around her family. She met her husband at the age [...]

Busy K-9 unit’s ‘Kaiser’ helps keep city safe

August 6th, 2014

Marlborough Police Department K-9 Kaiser

Marlborough – Following three years of research, networking, demonstrating a need for a K-9 unit, and steady pursuit of grants to support the program, the Marlborough Police Department has successfully established a working, active K-9 unit to assist them in protecting residents of the city.

In announcing the program to the City Council last summer, Mayor Arthur Vigeant commended Police Chief Mark F. Leonard for “his dogged pursuit” of funding which was initiated when a $25,000 grant was received from the Stanton Foundation.

Marlborough police log, Aug. 8 edition

August 6th, 2014

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Marlborough Monday, July 28 11:02 a.m. Lakeside Ave. Larceny. 11:44 a.m. Bolton St. Harassment. 3:14 p.m. West Main St. Fraud/forgery. 4:54 p.m. Hastings St. Larceny. 6:10 p.m. Maple St. Suspicious activity. 7:59 p.m. Lincoln St. Suspicious activity. 8:34 p.m. Redbud Way. Suspicious activity. 10:23 p.m. Main St. Disturbance. Tuesday, July 29 1:19 a.m. Springhill Ave. [...]

August 6th, 2014


Marlborough – The Marlborough Brigham Family Trust recently announced its second year of grant-making to benefit the greater Marlborough community. In his will dated August 1997, Marlborough resident Ronald H. Brigham envisioned his estate be used to “promote the general good and the community welfare of the Marlborough Middlesex County area” upon his passing. The [...]

Elva F. Mattos, 81, of Marlborough

August 5th, 2014

Marlborough – Elva F. (Semas) Mattos, 81, of Marlborough, former longtime resident Hudson, died peacefully Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, at her residence in Marlborough. She was the loving wife of 52 years to the late James W. Mattos, who died in 2004. Elva was born and raised in Taunton, daughter [...]

Dom V and Swing Out Big Band return to city’s concert series

August 4th, 2014

Domenic Valarioti

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Marlborough – A tradition spanning about 20 years will continue Thursday, Aug. 28, from 7 to 9 p.m., when Dom V and the Swing Out Big Band concludes the Mayor’s 2014 Summer Concert Series at Union Common. This follows the band’s appearance in May as musical entertainment at the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce’s 90th Anniversary Gatsby Gala.

The band is led by Marlborough resident Domenic Valarioti, who strives to keep his favorite musical style alive.

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