Submitted by Linda Rennie, Marlborough Historical Society
May 30, 1660 – Old Style, Marlborough Incorporated. The later date in the New Style was June 10, 1660. But the direction was set in May.
May 28, 1776 – The town of Marlborough unanimously instructs their representative that if the Continental Congress declares independence, the town will support the measure with their lives and fortunes.
May 4, 1853 – Marlborough established a Fire Department by act of Legislature. It had been commenced earlier in 1849, by the purchasing of three fire engines
May 24, 1867 was the date of the incorporation of the Marlborough Aqueduct Company, for the purpose of supplying the inhabitants of this town with pure water, from Howe-Williams-Gates pond.
So will May 2014 be added to this historical list, with growth and progress for Marlborough?