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MARLBOROUGH CITY HAPPENINGS! - December 2016
Big changes for west side of the city
Marlborough’s west side is in the midst of a dramatic change with construction well underway for the planned Apex Center, set to
bring a wide variety of businesses
to the city
Marlborough looks to build a better downtown
Downtown zoning in Marlborough was modified to foster development of mixed-use projects and make zoning less restrictive. And, the area's landscape is about to change.
City celebrates Ward Park completion
City officials celebrated the recently completed renovation of Ward Park.
The $3M facelift included new walking paths, basketball and tennis courts, skate park and picnic areas.
Local developer wants to develop former bar
A local developer is proposing to transform a former beloved Lincoln Street bar into a three-story apartment building in the rear of the property.
Marlborough preps for library expansion
City councilors have authorized negotiations to buy four homes which would be knocked down to make way for more parking at an expanded and overhauled public library
N. E. Sports Center expansion work progresses
The 88,830-square-foot expansion of the New England Sports Center in Marlborough remains on track to be completed early this spring.
Turf field work 'substantially complete'
After months of work, construction crews are putting the final touches on the new Whitcomb Middle School athletic complex that includes the city's first synthetic turf field
Assabet planning football field renovation
Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School officials are in the midst of planning the first major upgrade of the football field, bleachers and track in more than four decades.
Walker Building study results to be shared in 2017
The results of a study to examine potential future uses for the Walker Building are slated to be presented to the City Council in early 2017.
MEDC creating video to market the city
The Marlborough Economic Development Corporation is creating a promotional video showcasing the city’s strengths to attract corporations and businesses
Sandwich chain to open Marlborough restaurant
Springfield fast casual sandwich chain Hot Table announced it will expand into MetroWest with the opening of its sixth store in Marlborough next fall
Council OK's special permit for Apex car wash
A Primrose Car Wash is the latest business to come to the new Apex Center, after city councilors approved a developer's request for a special permit.
BSX pays $75M for Canadian manufacturing assets
Boston Scientific has closed a deal with a Vancouver company to acquire its tissue processing technology and facility for $67,909,800
Raytheon awarded $69M in military contracts
The Marlborough facility of defense contractor Raytheon has secured two new contracts with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force worth a total of $69 million.
RXi raises $11.5M for clinical trials, new purchase
Marlborough drugmaker RXi Pharmaceuticals
completes a $11.5-million public offering; plans to use the money to fund clinical trials, a Cambridge acquisition and other expenses.
Sunovion gets exclusive lung disease treatment
Sunovion has entered into an exclusive U.S. license agreement with Swiss drugmaker Novartis for three of its lung disease medicines.
CeraNova looks to expand manufacturing capacity
Marlborough-based CeraNova Corporation outfits several of the military's HUMVEEs and helicopters
. Now the company is talking about
expanding its manufacturing capacity.
Marlborough co. helps paralyzed Boston teen walk
An 18-year-old teen, paralyzed from the waist down in a car crash three years ago, is walking again, thanks to his new
exoskeleton suit from Marlborough's ReWalk Robotics
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The Worcester Business Journal's Economic Forecast
lays out the major 2017 trends for key Central Mass industries.
FREE SHUTTLE BUS
The MetroWest Regional Transit Authority has launched a free shuttle bus between locations in Marlborough and Hudson
Get more info.
$25 UBER CREDIT
Wachusett Mountain Ski Area has partnered up with Uber to offer
a $25 Uber credit when users travel to the resort.
Use the code SKIWAWA.
Get more info.
CPR & HEIMLICH MANEUVER TRAINING
January 27th @ 9am - 1pm
15 Sawin Street
This course is free for employees of Marlborough restaurants and hotels.
Registration is required. Deadline is January 23rd.
To register, contact:
Linda Martins | 508-229-2010
MEDC Executive Director Meredith Harris recaps some of the major news items coming out of Marlborough and MEDC this fall.
The Worcester Business Journal has named MEDC Executive Director Meredith Harris among its 2016 Power Players & Gear Shifters.
The MEDC took part and won 2nd place in the first annual 'Business & Beanbags" cornhole tournament organized for the benefit of Special Olympics Massachusetts.
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