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MARLBOROUGH CITY HAPPENINGS - OCTOBER 2019 NEWS ROUNDUP
Marlborough, MA gets $2 million MassWorks grant for French Hill

Marlborough received a $2M MassWorks Infrastructure Program grant to support long-term revitalization efforts of Lincoln Street and the French Hill neighborhood.

Personal finance website WalletHub has ranked Marlborough among the top 17% of the Best Small Cities in America in 2019, and 27th overall in Health and Education.

More than 100 jobseekers from across the region descended upon Marlborough’s largest semi-annual city-wide job fair with 22 local companies present.

Marlborough has received over $52K back on its property casualty insurance costs through a Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association (MIIA) incentive program.

Marlborough is considering a proposal to add solar panels to four of the city's public schools. If approved, the city will purchase solar-generated energy for 20 years.

Marlborough's middle-school-aged punk rock band, Color Killer, will be starring in a feature-length documentary premiering early 2020.

Marlborough's fourth brewery, Tacklebox Brewing Company, has officially opened its new taproom inside of Strange Brew's location on Route 20.

Smartway2, a technology company specializing in workplace scheduling solutions, has selected Marlborough as its base for United States operations.

SPENGA, a workout studio combining spin, strength, and yoga, held a grand opening at its Marlborough location - the company's first in Massachusetts.

Vermont-based ice cream company Ben & Jerry's will open a new store early next year in Marlborough across from the Apex Center.

Gerardo's Italian Bakery, a popular bakery with three existing Massachusetts locations, plans to open a new location at Marlborough's Apex Center.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Boston Marlborough celebrated its grand re-opening after renovations with a ribbon cutting ceremony this month.

Boston-based commercial mortgage firm EagleBridge Capital purchased a Marlborough property at 33 Locke Drive for $5.2M.

Indo Laboratories seeks approval from the Urban Affairs and Site Planning committee to open a third-party independent marijuana testing lab in Marlborough.

Boston Scientific, headquartered in Marlborough, saw a 6% increase in its stocks after earning $126M in profit and $2.7B in sales at the close of the third quarter.

MassHire Metro South/West in Marlborough received a $219K workforce training grant from the Governor Charlie Baker Administration.

Steve Uliss, owner of Firefly's BBQ in Marlborough, was elected to the Massachusetts Restaurant Association (MRA) Board of Directors for a 3-year term.

Positive changes are happening this year for city schools, including new elementary school construction, a partnership with Patriot Ambulance, and more.

Katherine Corbin, a Marlborough high school senior and Girl Scout, won the Girl Scout Gold Medal Award for her project called "An End to Cyberbullying".

Assabet Valley Technical High School students in the Carpentry Program are building a tiny house to donate to a veteran in need.

Teen DRIVE (Distracted Reality and Interactive Virtual Education) visited Marlborough's Advanced Math and Science Academy to teach students about driving risks.
CPR Training 

CPR TRAINING/HEIMLICH MANUEVER TRAINING
(Includes use of AED – automatic external defibrillator)
November 15th @ 9am - 1pm

Patriot Ambulance - 15 Sawin Street, Marlborough 

 
The above course is free for employees of Marlborough restaurants and hotels. Registration is required. To register, contact:
Samantha Sherman
508-229-2010 | ssherman@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!
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Get to know the people behind our organization! Next up on the MEDC team is our Administrative Assistant, Samantha Sherman. 

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Calling all realtors, retailers, hotel managers and business owners! Give your employees and customers an in-depth look of all that Marlborough has to offer with the city's new flip books and Food & Fun Guides. Reach out to us and we will deliver them straight to your door.

Contact us to get yours or learn more about the wealth of stats and information inside:

508-229-2010

info@marlboroughedc.com

SPENGA
 
Have you tried SPENGA, Marlborough's newest yoga, strength and spin studio? Sign up for any monthly membership and get the first week free!

Learn more!



NATURAL LIVING EXPO

November 9-10
Best Western Royal Plaza
181 Boston Post Road W


New England's largest holistic health expo is coming to Marlborough! Experience the world of natural health & wellness with holistic health practitioners.
 
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Community Recycling Day


COMMUNITY RECYCLING DAY

November 9 @ 9am

Navin Rink
451 Bolton Street

Support the Marlborough Rotary Club for their annual fall fundraiser! Drop off your recyclable items for a flat rate of $35 per car load.    

Learn more! 

Veteran's Day Parade


VETERAN'S DAY PARADE

November 11 @ 10am


Join our community in honoring our veterans at the annual Veterans' Day Parade. The parade will begin at the American Legion on Maple Street and proceed onto Main Street, with stops along veterans’ memorials on Main Street in honor of those who served.   
 

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Evening of Giving


EVENING OF GIVING

December 12 @ 7:30pm

Best Western Royal Plaza
181 Boston Post Road W

Bring your friends and family to the 30th Annual Evening of Giving to benefit Roland’s House, the Marlborough–Hudson Homeless Shelter. Enjoy music for all ages, international cuisine, a cash bar, and 50/50 raffle.

Learn more!


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