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MARLBOROUGH CITY HAPPENINGS! - October 2016
Marlborough unemployment hits 15-year low
In September, Marlborough’s unemployment rate dropped to a 15-year low of 2.7%, which represents a 50% decrease since September 2012.
Walker Building study nearing completion
A study to examine future uses for the Walker Building that got underway this summer is slated to be completed in the coming weeks
Not your grandfather's Central Mass.
Since Discover Central Massachusetts took over the management of tourism efforts for area communities, the tourism landscape has shifted towards sports and beyond.
Wind River Environmental inks Marlborough lease
Wind River Environmental chose to lease a 16,286SF site in Marlborough due to the quality of the building, its proximity to major routes and access to nearby retail amenities.
Daycare at Marlborough Hills to open imminently
Construction is nearly finished on a new 10,000-square-foot day care center that is expected to open in the coming weeks at the Marlborough Hills mixed-use development
Sunovion completes $635M acquisition
Marlborough drugmaker Sunovion Pharmaceuticals has purchased a Canadian company developing a Parkinson's disease treatment for approximately $635 million.
BSX extends $210M offer to Georgia firm investors
Marlborough medical device manufacturer Boston Scientific announced it was moving forward on a
of EndoChoice Holdings, Inc. in Georgia
Boston Scientific sales top $2.1B; earnings up 13%
Boston Scientific generated $2.1 billion in sales and $368 million in earnings in its third quarter, representing an 11% and 13% year-over-year growth respectively.
Marlborough co. completes $12M acquisition
Oxford Immunotec has purchased Immunetics, Inc. for $6 million with up to an additional $6 million if revenue and pipeline related thresholds are met in the next three years.
Avecia to acquire California companies
Marlborough's Nitto Denko Avecia has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Irvine and Avrio in an effort to expand its contract manufacturing services
RXi raising funds to acquire cancer therapy co.
Marlborough's RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation has entered into an exclusive agreement to purchase Boston-based MirImmune Inc. and plans to raise funds for the purchase
Sunovion files new drug application
Marlborough's Sunovion has filed a new drug application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for ongoing treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Sunovion encouraged by schizophrenia drug test
Drugmaker Sunovion Pharmaceuticals announced that clinical tests for its new drug to treat adolescents with schizophrenia is showing positive signs.
Marlborough nursing home gets top Medicare rank
Marie Esther Health Center is one of 12 Central Mass nursing homes that received top care quality rankings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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Under Mayor Arthur Vigeant's leadership, the
ve been working together to foster economic development, job growth, and community revitalization in
the City of Marlborough.
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CALLING ADVANCED MANUFACTURERS
MassDevelopment is now accepting applications for matching grants to eligible organizations that will create innovative programs to educate students and adults about career options in advanced manufacturing
. The application deadline is December 1, 2016.
For more info, go to:
MASS. CULTURAL FACILITIES FUND
Cultural Facilities Fund grants support projects that create jobs in construction and cultural tourism; expand access and education in the arts, humanities, and sciences; and improve the quality of life in cities and towns across the Commonwealth.
The application deadline is January 13, 2017.
For more info, go to:
CPR / HEIMLICH MANEUVER TRAINING
November 18th @ 9am - 1pm
15 Sawin Street
This course is free for employees of Marlborough restaurants and hotels.
Registration is required.
To register, contact:
Linda Martins | 508-229-2010
Did you catch any of these Marlborough events? See what you might have missed!
Marlborough Works! Job Fair
Fireball Run Adventurally
Heritage Festival / Oktoberfest
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