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MARLBOROUGH CITY HAPPENINGS - MAY 2019 NEWS ROUNDUP
Marlborough Works! Spring Job Fair

Marlborough’s unemployment rate hit a 19-year-low for the month of April, as MEDC held a city-wide job fair to promote local STEM jobs and help employ jobseekers.

The STEM Council's first collaboration event, the M20 Summit, featured students from MHS, Assabet, and AMSA working together to research and solve a problem.

Museum in the Streets, a historical walking tour, is coming to Downtown Marlborough this summer and will be the first of its kind in Massachusetts.
Mayor Arthur Vigeant sent his proposed $169 million municipal budget for fiscal year 2020 to the City Council last month.
The Branches of Marlboro, a new Benchmark Senior Living assisted community, opened a new welcome center and plans to fully open this fall.
The Lost Shoe Brewing and Roasting Company, a family-friendly brewery and coffee shop, opened this month with plans to host live entertainment.
Pulse Systems announced the opening of a new East Coast Development Center facility in the city to quickly produce parts for medical device development.
Nasuni, a leading provider of cloud file services, is opening a satellite office in Marlborough to support the company’s growing engineering team.
Venture X Marlborough, the city's recently opened professional workspace, provides shared desks, private offices, meeting rooms and more for any sized business.
IPG Photonics, a laser manufacturer that purchased $24M of space in Marlborough, plans to open a 50,000-square-foot manufacturing center in England.

Marlborough medical device firm Hologic has won regulatory approval to diagnose bacterial infections the company says impact around 21 million women a year.

Marlborough-based Boston Scientific has begun a trial to compare the safety and effectiveness of the next generation of one of its flagship atrial fibrillation devices.

Marlborough medical device company CardioFocus said its new atrial fibrillation treatment device can alleviate an irregular heartbeat.
CardioFocus has completed a $55-million round of financing to accelerate the introduction of a new generation of its flagship product. 
Hologic showcased its innovative and pioneering breast cancer surgery products at the American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting.
Medical device company Boston Scientific ranked on Fortune Magazine's 2019 Fortune 500 list that recognizes America's top companies.
Marlborough-based Boys & Girls Clubs of Metrowest has been awarded a $300,000 Sustaining Grant from the Cummings Foundation, to be disbursed over 10 years.
Marlborough bar and restaurant ThaiRiffic was awarded a 2019 Thai Restaurant of the Year Award for Middlesex County.
Marlborough restaurant 110 Grill was featured on WCVB Channel 5 Boston for raising $55,206 towards Cooking Matters to help end childhood hunger.
Main Street Bank introduced a formal mentorship program for employees from all departments to be paired with senior management to support career growth.
Marlborough Public Schools Superintendent Michael Bergeron developed a long-term strategic improvement plan to address various issues within the district.
Construction of a new elementary school on Poirier Road is well underway in Marlborough with a planned opening in time for the 2020-2021.
Students from area schools visited Assabet Valley Regional High School for the central sectional unified track meet hosted by Special Olympics Massachusetts.
Marlborough High School students Morgan Raun and Olivia Rainville came in second place at the annual Massachusetts State Science & Engineering Fair.
Juniors and seniors from the Advanced Math and Science Academy showcased months of building and programming robots in a battle bot tournament.

HANDS-ONLY CPR TRAINING
Free to the community
June 3, 5 & 7
Patriot Ambulance - 15 Sawin Street


To register, call 978-967-7792
Contact brandy@patriotambulance.com with any questions
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!

Kennedy's Restaurant and Market
 
Phantom Gourmet was live at Marlborough local favorite Kennedy's Restaurant and Market! Check out this video featuring Kennedy's delicious menu.

Watch now!

Labor Day Parade Grand Marshal
 
LABOR DAY PARADE GRAND MARSHAL
NOMINATIONS

Due by June 15

City leaders are seeking nominations for the grand marshal of Marlborough's annual Labor Day Parade. The parade committee is searching for unsung heroes that live and volunteer in Marlborough.

Learn more!
Marlborough Summer Farmers Market


MARLBOROUGH
FARMERS MARKET

Every Tuesday @ 3pm
June 11 - August 27

Union Common

The Marlborough Farmers Market is coming soon! Beginning June 11, join us every week for delicious local food, story times, alpaca visits and more.

 

Learn more!

Main Street Car Show


MAIN STREET
CAR SHOW

June 2 @ 9am

Main Street

The Marlborough Main Street Car Show is an annual nonprofit tradition now in its 11th year. Join us for this major showcase of a variety of vehicles while raising money for charity. 

 

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Relay for Life


RELAY FOR LIFE

June 1 @ 10am

57 Orchard Street

Join the fight against cancer at The 2019 Marlborough Hudson Relay!
Come show your support for cancer survivors and share the memory of those who have passed from cancer. The money raised for the American Cancer Society supports the needs of many cancer patients and funds critical research.

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Safe Summer Fun Day


SAFE SUMMER
FUN DAY

June 1 @ 10am

UMass Memorial
Marlborough Hospital
157 Union Street

Safe Summer Fun Day is a free child-oriented health and safety fair that features hands-on hospital exhibits. The event includes bike helmet fitting, educational info sessions on healthy eating, ambulances on display to explore, and more!

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Bocce Tournament for Seniors


BOCCE TOURNAMENT FOR SENIORS

June 4 @ 4pm

Marlborough Senior Center
40 New Street

The Marlborough Senior Center will team up with the Marlborough Police Department for a Bocce Tournament, and members of the Marlborough PD will grill burgers and hot dogs for all to enjoy! Sign up at the reception desk to participate. 

 

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Community Shred Day


FREE COMMUNITY
SHRED DAY

June 15 @ 12pm

Main St Bank parking lot
81 Granger Blvd.

Need to get rid of old documents safely and securely? Bring up to 6 grocery bags of paper to the free community shred day and clear up some space in your home!

 

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Art Classes


ART CLASSES

Weekly

Post Road Art Center
1 Boston Post Rd E


Connect with your creative side at Post Road Art Center! Check out their variety of art classes for all ages, including printmaking, painting, and calligraphy.


Learn more!

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