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MARLBOROUGH CITY HAPPENINGS - MARCH 2019 NEWS ROUNDUP
Museum in the Streets
Marlborough will become the first Massachusetts community to establish a Museum in the Streets, a free walking tour that will showcase the city’s historical identity.
State and local tax breaks were approved to assist Candela's headquarters move to Marlborough later this year, bringing 300 jobs to the city by 2022.
City Council approved the construction of more luxury townhouses and apartment buildings in Marlborough Hills’ mixed-use development.
City Council granted an increased amount of open space for a mixed-use development to allow an outdoor patio for a restaurant on the ground level.
The MetroWest Regional Transit Authority will add a new shuttle bus that runs from Marlborough's Wayside Country Store to Riverside Station in Newton.

Marlborough High School has partnered with Patriot Ambulance to become one of the first public high schools in MA to offer professional EMT training to its students.

Marlborough's Mayor Arthur Vigeant has been appointed as the president of the Massachusetts Mayors’ Association by his peers. 
The Marlborough Economic Development Corporation has launched a new logo, marking the most dramatic change in its visual identity since 2010.
Laser equipment manufacturer IPG Photonics purchased a 107,000-square-foot Marlborough building for $21 million, planning to eventually occupy the entire space.
The buyer of a Downtown Marlborough building that houses Fish Restaurant has secured financing for the $3.6 million retail building purchase.
Future Marlborough restaurant Double T's Tavern was approved for a liquor license by the local licensing board and plans to open this spring.
Apex Center's recreational axe-throwing facility, Half-Axe, was approved locally for a license to serve beer and wine to patrons.
Marlborough's Apex Entertainment is opening a second location in Syracuse, NY, and plans to build over a dozen new complexes in coming years.
Shareholders approved Marlborough-based Boston Scientific's acquisition of British medical device maker BTG for over $4 billion.
Marlborough-based Hologic opened a training facility in Belgium to serve the company's European, Middle Eastern and African markets.
Hologic received approval in the U.S., Canada, and Europe for its multi-use device that allows surgeons to use the same tool for diagnosis, operations and treatments.
Marlborough medical device maker CardioFocus was granted European approval for a new atrial fibrillation system that reduces cardiac procedure times.
Marlborough-based Boston Scientific is now selling an FDA-approved device designed to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease using electric brain stimulation.
Boston Scientific received the CE Mark for European approval for a stroke-prevention device that is pending U.S. FDA clearance.
Marlborough-based ReWalk Robotics is eyeing new markets, as its revolutionary exoskeleton devices help people to walk and run after spinal injuries.
Marlborough startup biotech Phio Pharmaceuticals will collaborate with a Dutch company to develop immunotherapies for cancer treatment.
Medical device company Syneron-Candela is relaunching to just Candela as it prepares to move its headquarters to Marlborough.
TJX Companies, with corporate offices in Marlborough, showed strong results in the 2018 fiscal year, with a 9% increase in sales and $39 billion in total revenue.
President and Chief Commercial Officer, Omari Bouknight, spoke about the company's growth and its main competitors in the narrow market focus.

Sunovion Pharmaceutical's Executive VP and Chief Medical Officer Antony Loebel will succeed Nobuhiko Tamura as CEO of the Marlborough-based company.

Advanced Math & Science Academy Charter School competed in WGBH's "High School Quiz Show" against another MA high school.


CPR / HEIMLICH MANEUVER TRAINING
(Includes use of AED - automatic external defibrillator)

April 12th @ 9am - 1pm
Patriot Ambulance - 15 Sawin Street

Deadline to register is April 5th.

To register, contact:
Chris McDade | 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? 
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IT'S A GIRL

CONGRATS!


MEDC'S Executive Director Meredith Harris and her husband Mike welcomed a beautiful, healthy daughter. Welcome to the team, Baby Harris!

IT'S A GIRL

PHANTOM GOURMET 
WINE AND FOOD PHEST


The MEDC team had a great time at Phantom Gourmet's Wine and Food Phest promoting Marlborough's incredible range of dining options.

Boys & Girls Club Marlborough Public Schools Tutoring Program
 
Students are helping students learn and solve problems through the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metrowest and Marlborough Public Schools joint tutoring program! Check out WMCT-TV's report on this great new partnership.

 

Watch now!
Summer Jobs Program

SUMMER JOBS PROGRAM

The Mayor’s Office is seeking local college students to fill a variety of paid summer intern positions. Interns will gain real-world experience in a number of fields, including accounting, engineering, public health and municipal management.
Apply by April 26th.


Job Opening
 
LOST SHOE BREWING & ROASTING COMPANY

Looking for a bartending job? Marlborough's future brewery and coffee shop, Lost Shoe Brewing and Roasting Company, is hiring.


Learn more!
Zagster Bikes


ZAGSTER BIKE RELAUNCH

Beginning April 1


Warm weather is finally here, and Marlborough's Zagster bike-share program is BACK! Zagster Bikes are located at six stations around the city, including at the Apex Center and near the Assabet River Rail Trail. Signing up is quick and easy - grab a bike and pedal your way through the city! Use promo code "MEDC" to get your annual Zagster membership for just $5!

Learn more!

Opportunity Zone


OPPORTUNITY ZONES: INVESTOR BENEFITS

April 25 @ 2:30pm

Marlborough Country Club
200 Concord Rd.

What are Opportunity Zones?

If you are an investor, banker, land or building owner, landlord, attorney or a real estate broker, this free educational session is for you!

Reserve your spot by April 19th.

Register now!

M.U.N.C.H. Mission Nutrition


M.U.N.C.H.
MISSION NUTRITION

April 1 - April 20
Marlborough Public Library
35 W. Main Street
&
Board of Health Office
140 Main Street


Join a citywide effort to Manage Unmet Nutrition for Children Here in Marlborough. Donate healthy, non-perishable, nutritious and individually packaged snacks to the M.U.N.C.H. containers at the Marlborough Library and the Board of Health Office.

Learn more!

Free Tax Prep


FREE TAX PREPARATION

Now through April 13

Saturdays @ 8:30am - 11am
Thursdays @ 3pm - 6pm
St. Mary's Credit Union
133 West Main Street


If your annual income is less than $54K, schedule a free tax preparation appointment, as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Appointments are required.

Learn more!

Free Tax Prep


GLASS ART & BEAD EXTRAVAGANZA

April 13 @ 10am - 4pm
Holiday Inn
265 Lakeside Avenue


Glass artisans from the New England area will exhibit and sell their creations, including hand blown glass sculptures and vessels, handmade glass beads, marbles and jewelry, and fused glass bowls and dishes.

Learn more!

Project Clean Sweep

PROJECT CLEAN SWEEP

April 27th @ 9am
DPW Municipal Garage
135 Neil Street 


Celebrate Earth Day with our local community! Join Mayor Arthur Vigeant and the Marlborough City Council for Project Clean Sweep to help beautify our city.

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