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Welcome to Marlborough, Massachusetts, a great place to live, work, play & stay!

Located at the Crossroads of New England, with direct access to a number of major interstate highways, the City of Marlborough is one of MetroWest’s fastest growing communities.

Shoemaking Statue MarlboroughMarlborough still retains the tree-covered ridges and idyllic ponds from its early days as a Native American and Colonial settlement and has numerous conservation lands and trails for residents and visitors to explore.  It offers a wide variety of amenities, including restaurants, hotels, retail stores and bike trails. Marlborough boasts more than 100 dining establishments, serving an array of cuisines and atmospheres for all likes and ages.  Home to the New England Sports Center, the largest indoor skating rink complex in North America and Apex Entertainment, the areas largest indoor entertainment facility.

Food Trucks arts festival MarlboroughWe are proud of our heritage and active cultural scene, which includes the annual Labor Day Parade, Farmers Market, Horribles Parade at Halloween, Food Truck & Arts Festival, Greek Festival, Brazil Festivals, Car Shows, Turkey Trots and more.

Marlborough is also known for its recreational facilities which include new turf fields and a half-mile long floating boardwalk. Other recent projects include a new Senior Center, $3 million renovation to Ward Park, the revitalization of the World War II Memorial Beach, state-of-the-art dek hockey rink and a connected 26.2 mile loop trail.

Main Street, MarlboroughMarlborough has been known as a regional economic powerhouse throughout its history. In 1836, Samuel Boyd, known as the “father of the city” opened the city’s first shoe manufacturing business. By 1890 Marlborough was a major shoe manufacturing center, producing footwear for Union soldiers and local citizens, and continued that way into the 1970’s with the founding of Frye Boot Company and The Rockport Company. Manufacturing gave way to high technology and other specialized industries with the construction of major transportation routes, allowing easy access from all over New England.

Today, leading companies such as Boston Scientific, GE Healthcare, Cytiva, and Hologic call Marlborough home. TJX, Dow Chemical, IPG Photonics, Quest Diagnostics, and coming soon Moderna, among others, combine to have thousands of employees in Marlborough, providing ample economic opportunities for Marlborough residents.

Jericho Hill Sled Day 1 (2)Marlborough residents also have access to leading elementary and secondary schools. Marlborough Public Schools features a nationally recognized STEM program and is known for its arts programming. The Advanced Math and Science Academy (AMSA) is one of the highest-ranking high schools in Massachusetts and Assabet Valley Regional Technical Vocational School provides a vocational track for students.

For more information and places to visit, check out the links below!
City of Marlborough Website – www.marlborough-ma.gov
Visit-Marlborough Website – www.visit-marlborough.com
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