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MARLBOROUGH CITY HAPPENINGS - AUGUST 2019 NEWS ROUNDUP
Free shuttle service to MBTA to launch next month
A free shuttle bus service that will connect local commuters to the MBTA Southborough train station will begin transporting riders on September 16, 2019.
Marlborough’s newest museum takes patrons on a walk through the city’s history and uses the very streets and buildings in Marlborough’s downtown as its exhibits.
The Boroughs Loop Trail will open this fall with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 4, and a guided hike on Oct. 5, followed by guided hikes throughout the month of October.

The City Council is in the early stages of creating a subcommittee that will be tasked with helping the city reduce its reliance on fossil fuels.

Marlborough has been adapting swiftly to shifting business trends, adding, as a result, 150+ companies and 7,000+ jobs to its economy in recent years.

St. Mary’s Credit Union wants new building with Starbucks on Rte. 85 in Marlborough
St. Mary’s Credit Union wants to tear down its branch on Rte. 85 and replace it with a new bank building complete with a Starbucks coffee shop.

Walker Development & Construction Management recently moved to Marlborough, choosing the city for its pro-business philosophy, location and access to talent.

Marlborough-based, Boston Scientific has finalized its $4B acquisition of British medtech company BTG, which, among other things, manufactures vascular and oncology devices.

Marlborough-based, Hologic has acquired approximately 46% of SuperSonic Imagine for $42M in its first step toward buying the French ultrasound device maker.

Marlborough-based Sunovion Pharmaceuticals is seeking FDA approval for a new treatment for binge eating disorder, which affects 4.1M in the US.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Boston Scientific’s new imaging tool to be used with a deep brain stimulation device. 

The Rowes has chosen the Short & Son Funeral Home to carry on their family's tradition of caring for the needs of those who entrust the care of their loved ones to them.

After working with Benchmark for over 20 years, Christie Bavuso will lead the next phase of the company's growth as The Branches of Marlboro's assistant executive director.
Among the family-owned businesses in Marlborough that have endured changes in their industries and overcome competition from large chain stores, these three stand out.
Golfers converged on the Marlborough Country Club to participate in the 45th annual Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament.
AvalonBay Communities, which is currently building a 123-unit apartment complex off of I-495 in Marlborough, has sold the city's Avalon Orchards Apartment Complex for $44M.
A cluster of three industrial buildings totaling 171,000 SF in Marlborough has sold for $18.1M to a joint-venture between Lincoln Property Co. and Stockbridge. 

A Boston property investment firm has purchased two Marlborough office buildings, located in the 163-acre Solomon Pond Park, for about $15M.

Ciminelli Real Estate Corp has purchased a Marlborough office/lab buildign. President & CEO Paul Ciminelly says he is excited for his company to finally have a presence here.
Marlborough students pay tribute to educators
More than 30 MPS students star in a tribute video to their teachers and all educators who work hard to make them feel safe, supported, challenged and loved.
MHS is one of 16 Massachusetts high schools honored by Special Olympics for meting or exceeded national standards of excellence in the areas of Unified sports and inclusivity.
Check out the latest construction update photos from Marlborough's new elementary school, scheduled to open in the fall of 2020. 
For the second consecutive season, Marlborough has won the Central MA Senior Babe Ruth title by sweeping the championship series to earn another crown.
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
 
Calling all realtors, retailers, hotel managers and business owners! Give your employees and customers an in-depth look of all that Marlborough has to offer with the city's new flip books and Food & Fun Guides. Reach out to us and we will deliver them straight to your door. Contact us to get yours or learn more about the wealth of statistics and information inside. 508-229-2010
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Linda Martins, MEDC Director of Operations
 
Do you know who the people are behind our organization? We want you to! This month, we continue to introduce you to the MEDC team, with our longest serving staff member and Director of Operations, 
Linda Martins.

Watch now!
A&A Metro Transportation Shuttle
 
CDL DRIVER

A&A Metro Transportation is looking for a full-time driver for the soon-to-launch Marlborough Commuter Shuttle. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age with a CDL license and previous experience driving passengers. Is this the job for you? Contact Diane Miller, Director of Human Resources at 508-697-0017.
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Marlborough Food Truck Festival


FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL

September 14 @ 12pm - 5pm

Main Street & Rt 85

Join your favorite food trucks, breweries, local vendors, artisans and crafters for the first annual  Marlborough Food Truck Festival! Enjoy delicious eats from around the state, and grab a drink at the“Beer & Cocktail Alley," serving libations from local favorites Lost Shoe Brewing & Roasting Company, Flying Dreams Brewing, Strange Brewery, Vin Bin and Welly’s. This is a free admission event. Pay only for the food and drinks you order.
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Boroughs Loop Grand Opening


BOROUGHS LOOP GRAND OPENING

October 5 @ 9am

Algonquin High School
Northborough, MA

Enjoy morning guided hikes to celebrate the new Boroughs Loop Trail, connecting the trail networks of Marlborough, Southborough, Westborough, and Northborough to create a 33-mile regional trail.
Learn more! 

NEHA Annual Family Luncheon & Mini Golf


NEHA ANNUAL
FAMILY LUNCHEON & MINI GOLF

September 8 @ 12pm
Trombetta's Farm
655 Farm Rd


Kick-off the 29th Annual New England Hemophelia Association Golf Tournament with a family-friendly lunch and mini-golf event the day before at Trombetta's Farm. Enjoy a delicious meal and hear Perry Parker, pro-golfer with hemophilia, share his inspirational story.

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Vin Bin 15th Anniversary


VIN BIN 15TH ANNIVERSARY GRAND TASTING

September 14 @ 2pm
The Vin Bin

91 Main Street

Celebrate the Vin Bin's 15th year in business at their Grand Tasting Birthday Party! Enjoy fine wine, craft beer, gourmet foods, artisan spirits, birthday cake and great company. 

Learn more!

Fall Cocktail Tasting


CHILL KITCHEN & BAR FALL COCKTAIL TASTING

September 26 @  6:30PM
Chill Kitchen & Bar
416 Boston Post Road E


Join Chill Kitchen & Bar for a fall cocktail tasting and preview their new drink menu. Tickets are $35 per person day of or $45 on Eventbrite. Complimentary appetizers will be served.

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Children's Program: Read to a Dog


READ TO A DOG

Wednesdays @ 6:30pm
Sept 4 - 25 

Marlborough Public Library
35 W Main Street

Bring your little ones to read a book to Dublin the dog at the library every Wednesday in September.

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Marlborough Public Library Dance Me a Story


DANCE ME A STORY

Every other Friday
September 6 - December 20
11am - 11:45am

Marlborough Public Library
35 W Main Street

Join this interactive storytime program that introduces literature through movement, music and imagination. Each session features a fairy tale adventure, helping children become a collaborative part of the storytelling.

Learn more!

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