Wednesday, March 20, 2013
City officials have announced three $1,000 college scholarships available to any city residents.
Wednesday, March 20
The city has announced three $1,000 scholarships through an optional program paid for by taxpayers. Financial contributions from Marlborough's taxpayers through a special, voluntary check-off system on municipal tax bills will enable the city to offer three $1,000 scholarships to Marlborough residents this year. The scholarships are open to any Marlborough resident provided they have been accepted to a college or university of their choice that is deemed accredited by the City Scholarship Committee. The City Scholarship Committee will select the recipients and amounts of financial aid from the scholarship fund derived from the check-off program. The committee will take into consideration each recipient's financial need, scholastic record, …
Monday, February 4, 2013
We have a list of the top ten taxpayers in Marlborough for the last year.
We have the list of the top ten taxpayers in the city. It comes as no surprise that these taxpayers are businesses and other corporate entities. However, what might be surprising is the 13.9 percent of the tax levy that their $11,950,877 in taxes represents. Information was provided by the Marlborough Board Of Assessor's Office.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
City officials have called Halloween on for tonight.
Update: Halloween is on. National Grid, the Marlborough Police Department, and the Marlborough Fire Department were all consulted before a decision was made to have Halloween activities proceed tonight, according to a release posted on the city's official facebook page. City officials will be releasing a list of closed streets later this afternoon and will follow that up with a city wide phone call. Original Article: With Halloween and storm damage both upon us, city officials have yet to make a decision on trick or treating tonight. Many of you have been clammoring for an answer to know whether you will be out braving the rain tonight, or, as one person on facebook commented whether they could break into the Halloween candy already. …
Friday, October 26, 2012
The city is hosting its semi-annual hazardous waste collection day Saturday.
The Department of Public Works will be hosting its semi-annual household hazardous waste collection day from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The collection will be taking place at the city's Easterly Water pollution Control Facility located at 860 Boston Post Rd East. A list of materials that will be accepted is listed below: Furniture Stains Household Cleaners Household Polishes Household Batteries Kerosene Lighter Fluid Paints (Oil based) Propane Tanks Monitors Pesticides Photo Chemical Poisons Pool Chemicals Thinners Used Motor oil Weed Killers Wood Preservative TVs/VCRs Also accepted are: Mercury Thermometers (one digital thermometer replacement per family), Mercury Thermostats, Elemental Mercury, Usable Clothing, Paired Shoes, Blankets Do not bring: