1. The city's parks will be closed this week beginning at 6:30 p.m. due to the risk of mosquito-borne illness. The closures will be in effect indefinitely.
2. The Massachusetts Education Secretary is scheduled to visit Marlborough to view the STEM program tomorrow.
3. The cost of a retiring police officer to the city? How does $50,904.00 sound? That is the payout the Finance Committee will be discussing tonight at their 7 p.m. meeting.
4. The Public Services Committee will be discussing a letter from the city's attorney regarding the acceptance of Defrense Drive. When developments are completed, city government must vote to accept the roads and bring them under the city's control.
5. According to U.S. Census data, the battle of the sexes would be a pretty even one in Marlborough. Women clock in at 50.5 percent of the population.