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Marlborough (Massachusetts)

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Marlborough, sometimes seen as "Marlboro" is a city in Massachusetts.

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By car[edit]

Marlborough is served by Interstate 495, which travels north/south, and Interstate 290, which starts in Marlborough and travels west towards Worcester. Those traveling from the Boston area can either use Interstate 90 to access Route 9 or Route 20 or just take one of those routes the entire way. Marlborough is also accessible via Route 85 from the north or south.

By air[edit]

There are three airports within reasonable distance of Marlborough. The first, Logan Airport (BOS) in Boston, is usually the most frequented by those traveling to and from Marlborough. The others include T.F Green Airport (PVD) in Warwick, RI as well as Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) in Manchester, NH.

By Bus[edit]

Major bus companies such as Greyhound and Megabus operate in nearby Worcester, as well as in Boston. The Metrowest Regional Transit Authority also runs a shuttle with limited service to the surrounding area.

By Train[edit]

The closest train station is in nearby Framingham, on an MBTA commuter rail line that connects Boston to Worcester. The closest Amtrack station is in Boston.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • John Brown Bell, Main Street (At the intersection of Route 85 and Main Street.). Sunrise till Sunset. A bell once held in Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, this bell was confiscated by Union troops from Marlborough on the eve of the Civil War and never returned. Ownership of the bell remains a controversy to this day. Free.  edit
  • Spring Hill Cemetary, Springhill Ave (Off of Main Street, near the John Brown Bell). Sunrise untill Sunset. One of the oldest cemeteries in the regional, containing remains that go as far back as the 17th Century and includes Revolutionary War veterans.  edit

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Regal Solomon Pond Stadium 15, 591 Donald Lynch Boulevard (Behind the mall), (508) 229-8871. Multi-theater cinema, located near the Marlborough/Berlin line.  edit
  • Ghiloni Park (Concord Street Park), 259 Concord Rd. Dawn till Dusk. 'One can spend a beautiful day in the Concord Street Park (referred to as "Ghiloni Park" by local residents). There are soccer fields, a softball field, basketball courts, and a walking track. The track is popular for joggers and bicyclers. In the summer, an ice cream truck comes daily to satisfy people's cravings for ice cream in the park.  edit
  • Marlborough Country Club, 200 Concord Road, (508) 485-1660. 7:30-Dark. A par 71, Marlborough Country Club has been open since the 1920's. It is available to the public on Mondays and Tuesdays. MCC is also available for weddings and other large events.  edit

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Price Chopper, 240 East Main Street, (508) 480-0109. Open 24 hours. Features a lounge and floral shop.  edit
  • Solomon Pond Mall, Donald Lynch Boulevard. This tends to be the place for many people from Marlborough and nearby cities to go to. One can shop in the various stores or watch movies in the Regal Cinemas attached to the mall. This is a popular destination for people to spend their day.  edit
  • Strange Brew, 416 Boston Post Road East, (508) 460-5050. Supplies for wine, beer and cider making. Offering starter kits, hops, malt and adjuncts, yeast, flavorings, books, and equipment.  edit

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Lazy Dog Sports Bar and Bistro, 31 Main Street, (508) 229-2254. Mon-Sun 11am–2am. Featuring typical Sports bar food. Full bar.  edit
  • Stephen Anthony's Restaurant, 999 Boston Post Road, (508) 460-9618. Mon-Thu 7am–9pm Fri-Sat 7am–10pm Sun 7am–3pm. Started as breakfast/lunch place in 1986 before expanding to dinner services in 1998. Famous for their sausage.  edit
  • Jake's Restaurant & Coffee Shop, 30 Main Street, 508) 480-0414. Tue-Sat 6 am - 2 pm Sun 7 am - 1 pm. Open for Breakfast/Lunch. Cash only.  edit
  • Kennedy's, 247 Maple Street, (508) 481-8050. Mon-Sat 10am–7pm Sun Closed. Casual dining with an English pub atmosphere.  edit

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Sully's First Edition Pub, 11 Florence Street, (508) 485-6754. Irish bar and grill right behind City Hall. 50 cent wings are a feature during every local sporting event.  edit
  • Dunkin Donuts. Nine locations throughout the city.  edit
  • Starbucks, 23 South Bolton Street, (508) 486-9724. Mon-Thu, Sun 5:30am–8pm Fri-Sat 5:30am–9pm.  edit
  • Prospector East Saloon, 520 Lincoln St, (508) 485-9072.  edit

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Additional lodging options can be found a few miles away in the town of Hudson.

  • Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel and Trade Center, 181 Boston Post Road W, +1 508 460-0700, Toll-free: +1 888 543-9500, Fax: +1 508 480-8218, [1].
  • Courtyard, 75 Felton St., +1 508 480-0015, Fax: +1 508 485-2242, [2].
  • Residence Inn, 112 Donald Lynch Blvd., +1 508 481-1500, Fax: +1 508 481-1558, [3].

Get out[edit]

Routes through Marlborough
LowellBerlin  N noframe S  WestboroughTaunton
WorcesterNorthborough  W noframe E  END
WorcesterNorthborough  W noframe E  SudburyBoston

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