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Members of country music band Southbound Train perform as part of this year’s ongoing Summer Concert Series in Marlborough.

Summer concert series underway in Marlborough

The city’s Recreation Department has released its schedule of summer concerts. Head to Union Common on Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m.

City Council takes up police, fire budgets

The City Council has begun to comb through budget requests for the 2024 fiscal year. The Finance Committee held hearings for each department.

Marlborough mayor gives update on regional emergency dispatch discussions

Marlborough Mayor Arthur Vigeant said late last month that the city has been having conversations about a regional dispatch program.

Marlborough announces Project Clean Sweep

The mayor’s office and the City Council have announced Project Clean Sweep, in which residents can do some spring cleaning.

Former Marlborough funeral home could become mixed-use development

The former John P. Rowe Funeral Home on Main Street could make way for a mixed-use project in Marlborough.

Conservation officer opposes Sasseville Way proposal

During the public hearing on a proposed zoning change for Sasseville Way on Sept. 11, the city’s conservation officer spoke against the proposal.

Marlborough announces return of Adopt-A-Space, Adopt-A-Planter

The Adopt-A-Space program engages community support to assist in the beautification of green spaces owned by the city.

Marlborough Senior Tax Work Off abatements to increase

Eligible residents in the Senior Citizen Tax Work Off Program will soon see a hike in their property tax abatements.

Proposed Mass General Brigham expansion worries Marlborough officials

By Vicki Greene, Contributing Writer Marlborough – UMass Marlborough Hospital has been serving area residents for 130 years, whether they have insurance or not. It...

Marlborough City Council bids farewell to Councilor Robert Tunnera

MARLBOROUGH – Marlborough City Council President Michael Ossing presented departing City Councilor Robert Tunnera with an award recognizing his 11 years on the Council...

Marlborough mayor wants $100,000 to help homeless families

Mayor Arthur Vigeant is requesting a transfer of $100,000 to help the influx of homeless families who have arrived or are about to arrive.

Marlborough Police raise $3,138 through ‘No Shave November’

If you had noticed members of police looking a bit scruffy last month, that’s because the officers were taking part in “No Shave November.”

Christakis challenges Eldridge for senate seat

Anthony Christakis is challenging incumbent Jamie Eldridge for his seat in the Massachusetts State Senate.

Marlborough committee approves site plans for former Rowe Funeral Home

Plans for a mixed-use development at the former Rowe Funeral Home, 57 Main St., took one step forward on March 23.
The Pleasant Street Fire Station currently serves Marlborough’s West Side. A new station at Elm Street and Bigelow Street could potentially take over the Pleasant Street station’s service area, officials say.

New Marlborough fire station may prompt closure of Pleasant St. station

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor MARLBOROUGH – As discussions continue regarding the construction of a new fire station in Marlborough, officials have also shed light...

Rep. Gentile announces July office hours

State Rep. Carmine Gentile (D-Sudbury) will hold in-person office hours on Friday, July 21, and virtual office hours on Thursday, July 27.

Farm Road to be closed for emergency culvert repairs

Due to emergency repairs that need to be performed on the culvert that crosses Farm Road, the city's DPW will need to close Farm Road starting Wednesday, Oct. 4, through at least Friday, Oct. 13.

Vigeant wins sixth term as Marlborough mayor, Brown wins Ward 4 City Council Race

MARLBOROUGH - Unofficial election results show Arthur Vigeant beating David Garceau in this year’s Marlborough mayoral election.  The campaign marked Garceau’s second bid to unseat...

City Council approves funding for Callahan State Park expansion

By Stuart Foster, Contributing Writer MARLBOROUGH – The Marlborough City Council unanimously voted June 7 to approve transferring $150,000 as part of a purchase of more...
Crews respond to a water main break on Donald Lynch Blvd. on May 11. A recent lawsuit against the City of Marlborough has made a number of allegations regarding alleged mismanagement of the city’s water and sewer infrastructure. (Photo/Dakota Antelman)

Marlborough to use ‘large majority’ of ARPA money for water, sewer projects

MARLBOROUGH – Marlborough intends to use “the large majority” of allocated American Rescue Plan funds for investments in water and sewer projects, according to...