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Marlborough could get state funds to purchase Main Street lot

An item within the economic development bill making its way through the state legislature may help the city purchase a long-empty lot on Main Street.

Marlborough Police Department promotes officers to sergeant, lieutenant

On July 1, the Marlborough Police Department announced the promotion of two officers. Read more about it here.

Marlborough Senior Center seeks to revamp lunch program

A grant from the Cummings Foundation will help the Marlborough Senior Center at 40 New Street recharge its lunch program.

Mayor makes $10.2 million in capital bond requests

Marlborough Mayor J. Christian Dumais has made capital bond requests for fiscal 2024 totaling $10.2 million.

City hopes new zoning district will revitalize Donald Lynch Boulevard

A request to amend the zoning ordinances to create a new zoning district for Donald Lynch Boulevard was approved by the Planning Board.

Plans for Lizotte Drive pick up approvals from city boards

A former office building at 130 Lizotte Drive in Marlborough is closer to being converted into multifamily housing.

New owner acquires former McGee Farm

There’s a new owner, and new plans, for the former McGee Farm, located on Boston Post Road East in Marlborough.

Marlborough District Court reopens

Marlborough District Court hosted a grand reopening of the court that featured remarks by court and local leaders and a tour of the building.

Northborough to pay Marlborough $7.6 million as part of sewer settlement agreement

A settlement agreement has been signed by both Northborough and Marlborough leaders in regards to litigation over sewer. 

Former Rowe Funeral Home mixed-use project clears City Council

The former Rowe Funeral Home at 57 Main St. is one step closer to being torn down and replaced with a mixed-use project.

Mayor wants to bring back Labor Day Festival

Mayor J. Christian Dumais wants to bring back the Labor Day Festival. To that end, he has requested a free cash transfer of $50,000.

Marlborough deploys special traps to deal with rodents

The city has deployed a new way of dealing with the rat problem. Smart boxes have been installed on public property in neighborhoods throughout the city.

Proposed zoning changes may encourage more marijuana shops

Businesses in the medical/adult use marijuana field may find it easier to set up shop in the city, thanks to proposed zoning amendments.

City Council votes against request to add communications director back to budget

The City Council has approved its FY2025 operating budget. However, it did not approve the mayor’s request for a communications director.

Revised plans for former Rowe Funeral Home adds more parking

Amended plans for the former Rowe Funeral Home on Main Street are making their way through municipal boards.
Leo splashes Roman and Amanda at the Ghiloni Park splash pad. (Photo/Laura Hayes)

Marlborough Recreation announces opening dates for Memorial Beach, splash pads

The Marlborough Recreation Department has announced the opening dates for Memorial Beach, the splash pads and more.

Marlborough requests $115,000 for dog park at Ghiloni

The City Council got a request from Mayor J. Christian Dumais to transfer $115,000 from free cash for the DPW to construct the dog park.

City Council approves special permit for treatment program

The City Council has approved a special permit to allow Alta Behavioral Health to open an outpatient substance abuse treatment program.

Marlborough warns of unauthorized solicitation of water testing services

The DPW said this company, Quality Water Testing USA Inc., is conducting this activity without the city’s consent or authorization.

City announces summer internship program

The internship program aims to provide the unique opportunity to gain practical, real-life experience in a government setting.