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MARLBOROUGH CITY HAPPENINGS! - September 2016
‘Fireball Run’ to film during Oktoberfest
Marlborough will have its moment in the spotlight this weekend, as the cast and crew of the adventure reality TV show “The Fireball Run” will film here during Oktoberfest.
After big successes, city looks to fill small spaces
MEDC's new Executive Director, Meredith Harris, made the first cover of the newly-rebranded Worcester Business Journal. She talks shop with editor, Brad Kane.
Condos, restaurant proposed for downtown
A developer has submitted plans for a six-story, 69,000-square-foot mixed-use project that would be developed in downtown Marlborough.
Performance center considered by City Council
The Marlborough City Council is studying the merits of developing a performing arts center and the economic vitality it could provide for the city's downtown.
Marlborough shows vitality with Labor Day Parade
The unofficial end-of-summer weekend culminated Sept. 5 with longtime holiday traditions marking milestones including the 65th annual Marlborough Labor Day Parade.
Region hosts Special Olympics MA tournament
Hundreds of athletes traveled to Marlborough, Northborough and Stow in late August to take part in the Special Olympics Massachusetts 2016 Tournament of Champions.
City living in the suburbs
There is a large and growing group of homebuyers and renters who want to enjoy some of the benefits of urban living, but don’t want to move to Boston.
Massachusetts ranks as top economic performer
Governing magazine ranked the overall economic performance of the 50 states. Massachusetts came on top as the strongest economic performer.
Urgent care center opens in Marlborough
CareWell Urgent Care opened its newest urgent care center at 757 Boston Post Road in Marlborough. The center is CareWell’s 16th urgent care practice in New England.
Environmental firm moves to Marlborough
Wind River Environmental has relocated its headquarters from nearby Hudson to the St. Mary’s Credit Union building in Marlborough.
Sunovion plans $624M Canadian acquisition
Marlborough drugmaker Sunovion Pharmaceuticals has agreed to acquire Toronto-based Cynapsus Therapeutics for $624 million sometime in the fourth quarter.
Boston Scientific undertaking $210M acquisition
Boston Scientific has entered into an agreement to acquire Georgia-based endoscopic company, EndoChoice Holdings, Inc. for approximately $210 million.
First U.S. commercial procedure for biotech co.
A system for treating patients with irregular heart beats by Marlborough-based CardioFocus was used successfully in its first commercial U.S. procedure.
ReWalk sells 100th exoskeleton unit
Marlborough's ReWalk Robotics, Inc. has sold its 100th personal exoskeleton as the company looks to increasing adoption of the emerging technology.
Sunovion human ADHD trial sees positive results
A six-week trial of Sunovion' drug dasotraline found it was generally well-tolerated and demonstrated a statistically significant improvement when given to children with ADHD.
The DAVIS Companies' Backpack Giveback
Marlborough's The DAVIS Companies partnered up with local schools and charitable organizations to fill over 200 backpacks with supplies for underprivileged children.
Barbara’s bringing back pumpkin flavor
Marlborough snack maker Barbara's, the maker of Puffins Cereal, has announced it will bring pumpkin-flavored Puffins back to stores this fall.
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October 1st @
12pm - 2pm
Main St. (in front of City Hall)
The national adventure TV series Fireball Run is coming through our city! Join us along Main Street to help show off
the Marlborough spirit and
get your chance to be on TV.
For more info, contact:
MEDC @ 508-229-2010
MRCC @ 508-485-7746
September 30th - October 2nd
If you like good food, music, and fun competitions, then the annual Marlborough Heritage Festival and Oktoberfest is sure to deliver. For more info, go to:
$50 Lyft CREDIT
Going to the Heritage Festival & Oktoberfest? Don't drink and drive: get a Lyft!
Claim your free $50 credit now!
October 27th @ 5:30
pm - 8pm
Courtyard by Marriott
75 Felton St.
Find your dream job!
Meet hiring personnel from dozens of Marlborough companies. For a full list of participating employers, visit:
October 19th @ 6
pm - 8:30pm
Embassy Suites Hotel
123 Boston Post Road West
Tired of looking for work? Let the next job opportunity find you! This free workshop will teach you how to use your LinkedIn profile, so recruiters and employers can find you. Deadline to register is Oct 16th.
FOOD MANAGER CERTIFICATION
(Part 1 of 2)
October 17th @ 9am - 1pm
Embassy Suites Hotel
FOOD MANAGER CERTIFICATION/
(Part 2 of 2)
October 24th @ 9am - 1pm
Embassy Suites Hotel
These courses are free for employees of Marlborough restaurants and hotels.
Registration is required. Deadline is October 12th.
To register, contact:
Linda Martins | 508-229-2010
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