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MARLBOROUGH CITY HAPPENINGS - JUNE 2019 NEWS ROUNDUP
Marlborough receives first AAA rating from S&P
For the first time in Marlborough's history, the city has earned Standard & Poor’s coveted AAA bond rating, which represents the highest level of creditworthiness.

A 33-mile trail, which has been in the works since 2014 and links existing trail systems in Marlborough, Northborough, Westborough and Southborough, will open in fall 2019.

A Waltham developer of senior living facilities is putting the final touches on a 104-bed assisted living and memory care community, expected to open in Marlborough in November.

A pilot shuttle originating at Target in Marlborough and traveling along Rt 20 to Rt 128 and south to Riverside T Station is now connecting commuters to the MBTA. 
"Vigeant leads a city that is the envy of nearly all Central Mass. communities," writes the Worcester Business Journal about Mayor Arthur Vigeant.
The Marlborough Board of Health will be overseeing a program, designed to help support the Marlborough Farmers Market’s customers and vendors.
With summer underway, those seeking a little relief from the heat have multiple options now open in Marlborough, including a beach, a splash pad and two wading pools.
Hixson Boat Launch has officially opened, signaling the start of Marlborough's boating season. For those interested in water recreation, there are several other area options.

A 43,000-square-foot office/R&D building, located at 669 Forest Street in Marlborough and fully occupied by Adcole Corp, has sold for $5.4M. 

Marlborough’s first cannabis dispensary, Garden Remedies, opened for recreational sales this month, after receiving state go-ahead.
Raytheon and United Technologies are merging to form Raytheon Technologies Corp. — an industry giant that is expected to have nearly $74B in annual sales.
Boston Scientific has closed the acquisition of spine solutions maker Vertiflex for an upfront cash payment of $465m, plus additional commercial milestones payments. 
Hologic announced it has entered into exclusive negotiations to buy French medtech SuperSonic Imagine, a specialist in ultrasound imaging, for $85M.
Another Marlborough medical device manufacturer is partnering with a celebrity to help market a new device intended to tone and strengthen abs, arms, and buttocks. 

Apex Entertainment is expanding. The company, which opened in Marlborough in 2017, is launching its third location in Albany, New York.

Marlborough-based biotech device manufacturer Boston Scientific has become the newest member of the Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC).
For the first time ever, students from Marlborough’s three high schools came together to collaborate on a STEM project at the inaugural M20 Summit.
The state has approved an early college program partnerships between Marlborough High School and Quinsigamond Community College.
Kristin Korecky, a special education teacher at the Crossroads School in Marlborough, received the Excellence in Teaching Award at the maaps Annual Conference.
Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School’s House Carpentry students created 40 birdhouse kits to be donated and sent to Camp Sunshine in Casco, Maine.
U.S. News and World Report has ranked Advanced Math & Science Academy Charter School the #2 best high school in Mass and #111 best STEM high school in the nation.
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. 

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Marlborough's new flip books or Food & Fun Guides
 
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Sunovion & AMSA: Partnership To Inspire Next Generation of Innovators
 
The Advanced Math & Science Academy Charter School and Sunovion Pharmaceuticals completed an inaugural program to help students understand STEM career paths within a pharmaceutical company and foster a deeper knowledge of neuroscience.
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Marlborough Summer Farmers Market


MARLBOROUGH
FARMERS MARKET

Every Tuesday @ 3pm
Now - August 27

Union Common

The Marlborough Farmers Market is in full swing! Join us every week for delicious local food, story times, alpaca visits and more.
 

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Regal Summer Movie Express


2019 SUMMER MOVIE EXPRESS

Tuesdays & Wednesdays
Now - August 21 @ 10am

Regal @ Solomon Pond Mall

Bring the family to the Regal theater at Solomon Pond Mall and enjoy kids movies for just $1 per ticket on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Watch Shrek, Despicable Me, Kung Fu Panda and many more.  
 

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Post Road Art Center is having a PMC Fundraiser Exhibit


POST ROAD ART CENTER PMC AUCTION
OPEN HOUSE

July 11 @ 5:30pm - 8pm

1 Boston Post Road East

The Post Road Art Center is holding a PMC Fundraiser Exhibit (Silent Auction) featuring artwork donated by local artists. Join the Open House to see all the artwork in person, meet the artists and enjoy some refreshments. Bids will be accepted  until July 25th at 7:30pm. All proceeds from the auction will go to the PMC.

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ASTRONOMY
BOOK CLUB

July 8 & August 12 @ 6:30pm

Marlborough Public Library
35 W Main Street

Read about a topic in astronomy and discuss things like robotic design, astrobiology and Pluto's "demotion" to dwarf planet. Come to learn something new or share your expertise! Open to all levels of scientific knowledge. 

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Bocce Tournament for Seniors


SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

Thursdays @ 7pm
Now - August 16 

Union Common
Intersection of Rt 85 & Main St

Come out to enjoy the city’s annual free Summer Concert Series. Check the link for this year's lineup of local talent.
 

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Movies in the Park


MOVIES IN THE PARK

Fridays @ dusk
July 19, August 9, August 30

Ghiloni Park
239 Concord Road


Enjoy a free movie under the stars with your friends and family. Movies begin at dusk.

Learn more!

Lobster Fest


LOBSTER & STEAK FESTIVAL

August 22 @ 5pm - 9pm

Hudson-Concord Elks
99 Park Street, Hudson

 Save the date for the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce's Lobster and Steak Festival later this summer. Open to chamber members and the public. Stay tuned for details! 

 

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