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MARLBOROUGH CITY HAPPENINGS - JANUARY 2019 NEWS ROUNDUP
More than 20 companies moved to or expanded in Marlborough in 2018, creating upwards of 350 jobs and filling over 250,000 SF of vacant commercial space.
City councilors approved a $23.7 million bond to pay for the renovation and expansion of the West Main Street library, adding meeting rooms, parking spaces and more.
The Finance Committee approved a seven-year tax agreement for Candela Corporation's relocation of its HQ and development operations to Marlborough.
A Southborough developer planning a new industrial park at the Marlborough Airport purchased the site for just under $1.9 million.
A developer plans to build a mixed-use project at the site of Rowe Funeral Home on Main Street, including residential units, a restaurant and commercial space.
The Urban Affairs Committee signed off on a special permit for the Lost Shoe Brewing and Roasting Company to operate a coffee roaster.
The city received $800K through the Community Development Block Grant, allocating nearly $50K to fund a youth program at the Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest.
The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce announced Robert Schlacter, a former job-search firm vice president, as its new president and CEO.
Finance website 24/7 Wall Street placed Middlesex County in the top 25 counties to live in America based on education, life expectancy and other factors.
Applied Behavioral Associates moved into an expanded autism care facility in Marlborough after the company's acquisition by a national firm.
The Vin Bin West will hold a grand opening celebration for its newest location at the R.K. Center Plaza on Boston Post Road West.
The owner of Marlborough-based First Colony Development Co. purchased a Crowley Drive property, adjacent to two other parcels owned by the company.
Boston Scientific will pay $325M to buy out the remaining shares it doesn't already own of a California company, after successful completion of a clinical study.
IPG Photonics, a laser company with facilities in Marlborough, purchased the submarine division of a Brazilian manufacturer for nearly $20 million.
Boston Biomedical Associates, a Marlborough-based medical device company, merged with a global medtech contract research firm.
Hologic's new diagnostic procedure became the first and only FDA-cleared test to detect an increasingly common sexually transmitted infection.
Marlborough-based Hologic exceeded expectations with an estimated $831 million in revenue at the end of the first quarter, a 5% increase over the prior year.
Marlborough-based Boston Scientific's preliminary reports show close to $10B in revenue for 2018, a growth of more than 8% year on year.
Marlborough-based Sheaumann Laser received $2.3 million in grant funding from the Massachusetts Manufacturing Innovation Initiative.
Four Marlborough nonprofits received $10K each in grant money from the Foundation for MetroWest to fund career programs, counseling, and more.
The Fairfield Inn & Suites at Marlborough’s Apex Center won the Opening Hotel of the Year award from Marriott International after the hotel's opening in late 2017.
Worcester Business Journal (WBJ) named the Apex Entertainment Center “Best New Real Estate Development” in its 2019 Best of Business awards.
Marlborough-based Digital Federal Credit Union (DCU) was named “Best Credit Union” in Worcester Business Journal's 2019 Best of Business awards.
Marlborough-based Main Street Bank named senior manager and employee of 18 years Ellen Dorian its new President and Chief Operating Officer.
Avidia Bank, with a branch in Marlborough, announced Marcy Silva as its new assistant vice president, business banking officer.
Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School hosted 25 local teams for this year's FIRST Robotics Competition kickoff.
The newly appointed superintendent of Marlborough Public Schools is excited to lead the School Department through a period of growth and transformation.
 

SERVSAFE RESPONSIBLE ALCOHOL TRAINING
February 11th @ 4pm - 8pm
Courtyard Marriott - 75 Felton Street
Register by February 6th

The above course is free for employees of Marlborough restaurants and hotels. Registration is required. To register, contact:
Chris McDade | 508-229-2010 cmcdade@marlboroughedc.com
Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is the state chartered economic development arm of the City of Marlborough, Massachusetts, and represents a public-private partnership for planning. It works with municipal and private investors to foster economic development, job growth and community revitalization and expansion in the city. MEDC is dedicated to working closely with all businesses wishing to locate or expand their current facilities in our city. We provide free and fair guidance and resources to support your investment decisions.

To learn more about our latest successes, projects and activities,
read our 2018 Annual Report!

Under Mayor Arthur Vigeant's leadership, the City Council and MEDC have been working together to foster economic development, job growth and community revitalization in the City of Marlborough. 

How have we done so far? 
Send us your feedback!
Route 20 East

MASSDOT PUBLIC HEARING


Februa
ry 5th
Marlborough High School
431 Bolton Street

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing to discuss and answer questions about the Resurfacing and Related Work on the Route 20 East project.

 
Want to know more about the health of Marlborough's economy and the key indicators that drive it? Look no further than MEDC's 2018 Annual Report! Plus, see which businesses are making our city their home and learn about current and upcoming projects that affect you and your community.

Read now!
2019 Guide to MetroWest
 
Have you seen the MetroWest Visitors Bureau’s 2019 Guide to MetroWest? With listings of businesses, restaurants, services and more, it's full of local gems and activities. See if you can spot our Marlborough ad!

Read now!
 
We send you newsletters, but do you know what else we do? Watch this to find out how MEDC is helping make our city a great place to live, work, and play. 

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Job Opening
 
KEN'S FOODS JOB FAIR

February 26th
Snow date: March 5th
1 D'angelo Drive

Ken's Foods is looking to fill a variety of job openings in Marlborough, including mechanics, managers, engineers and more.


Learn more!
Job Opening
 
Looking for a job in law enforcement? The Marlborough Police Department is hiring trained police officers. Job benefits include an education stipend and two weeks' vacation.

Learn more!
Archery night

ARCHERY NIGHT

February 2nd
Assabet Valley High School
215 Fitchburg Street

Meet new people, have fun, and relax as you learn the way of the bow at On the Mark Archery's Open Range Night! Admission includes all equipment, coaching and up to 2.5 hours of range time.

Record show

MUSIC EXPOS
RECORD SHOW


February 2nd
Holiday Inn Marlborough
265 Lakeside Avenue

Check out this all-day record show featuring new and used CDs, DVDs, and vinyl records.

Kindergarten info night

KINDERGARTEN INFORMATION NIGHT


February 5th
Snow date: February 27th
Whitcomb School
25 Union Street


Marlborough Public Schools will hold a Kindergarten Information Night, including an overview of the kindergarten registration and screening process, before and after school care, attendance, academic expectations and more.

Steam Coffin

BUILDING THE FIRST "STEAMSHIP" IN HISTORY


February 26th
Marlborough Historical Society
377 Elm Street

Join the Marlborough Historical Society as author John Laurence Busch tells an incredible tale about Robert Fulton's creation of an experimental steamboat in 1807.

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