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MARLBOROUGH CITY HAPPENINGS! - July 2016
Marlborough, North Middlesex banks to merge
Two area mutual banks have agreed to a merger that would create a bank with nearly $1 billion in assets and $95 million in equity across 14 branches.
MSBA moves Marlborough school project forward
The Massachusetts School Building Authority has agreed to partner with Marlborough to conduct a feasibility study into the state's funding of an elementary school building project
Council asks for west side fire station committee
Saying building a fire station on Marlborough's west is “long overdue,” City Councilor Peter Juaire asked city officials to form a committee to consider possible sites.
Farmers market to join summer concert series
he city’s summer concert series will have a new twist this year as concertgoers can pick up goodies at a farmers market that will accompany the toe-tapping tunes
GE pioneers precision medicine in Marlborough
At its new Marlborough headquarters, GE Healthcare Life Sciences is focusing on developing the tools that can help produce personalized drugs
Boston Scientific acquires Cosman Medical
Boston Scientific is snatching up Cosman Medical to get its hands on the company’s radiofrequency ablation systems to expand its neuromodulation portfolio.
Boston Scientific elects new director
Marlborough medical device manufacturer Boston Scientific Corp. has elected long-time Japanese manufacturing executive Yoshiaki Fujimori to its board of directors.
Sunovion to seek FDA nod for COPD treatment
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals will seek regulatory approval for a quick-acting treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, after a final human trial reported positive results.
Marlborough co. handling nuclear plant auction
Marlborough's Concentric Energy Advisors will be in charge of auctioning off the Tennessee Valley Authority's incomplete Bellefonte Nuclear Plant near Hollywood, Ala., by October
Marlborough co. secures $9.8M gov't contract
Marlborough-based Block MEMS has received a $9.8 million contract to create a detection system for chemicals, such as explosive or warfare agents, at a distance of at least 100 ft
NSA certifies Raytheon first-to-market encryptor
The NSA has certified Raytheon's KG-350 Ethernet encryption system to protect network communications for sensitive information up to Top Secret/SCI classification
Major insurer goes live with OneShield software
U.S. property catastrophe insurance provider ICAT
has automated and streamlined its manual processes using enterprise software by Marlborough's OneShield
Manufacturers get workforce development grants
Marlborough's Automatic Specialties, alongside other Central Mass manufacturers, received a Workforce Training Grant to train 22 employees and add 5 more jobs by 2018.
Local manufacturer leads global industry
Web Industries has become the world's largest and most diverse provider of flexible material converting and end-product contract manufacturing services
Marlborough's Tata & Howard honored
Tata & Howard Inc., a provider of water, wastewater, stormwater and environmental services engineering solutions received a 2016 Zweig Group Fast Growth Award.
CHAMP Spikes trusted by Scottish Open winner
The Marlborough-based maker of innovative CHAMP spikes announced that the winner and four top-10 finishers at the European Tour's Scottish Open trusted its popular spikes.
New name changes for Marlborough sports club
Wayside Athletic Club became the new name for the Wayside Racquet & Swim Club in May, following an ownership change just over a year ago
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Under Mayor Arthur Vigeant's leadership, the
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LIFE SCIENCES HQ
Take a look inside the new
GE Healthcare Life Sciences U.S. headquarters and learn why the company chose to locate in Marlborough, MA.
MEDC Director of Operations, Meredith Harris, speaks about the organization's and city's most recent accomplishments in economic development.
Take a look inside the 2016 MEDC Founders Reception, which celebrated 10 years since the organization's founding.
Focus on China & Japan
Wednesday, August 31
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
75 Felton Street
Learn to cater to Asia's growing travel market. This course is free for members of the Marlborough hospitality industry. To register, contact:
Thursdays in August
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Discover your new favorite pastry, cheese or jam, then enjoy it alongside the free Summer Concert Series.
Vendor registration is FREE!
Contact: Leanne Cordischi
BOARD & COMMITTEE MEMBERS
The mayor’s office is recruiting community members to
fill a handful of seats on city boards and committees
ARTISTS, VENDORS, CRAFTERS
The MRCC invites local artists, vendors and crafters to participate in the 21st Annual Heritage Day Festival on Sunday, October 2nd.
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