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MARLBOROUGH CITY HAPPENINGS - APRIL 2020 NEWS ROUNDUP
Coronavirus Response Hub

The City of Marlborough has compiled up-to-date important COVID-19 information in a new online Coronavirus Hub.

The Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Program is now open to those who are self-employed, contractors, or employed in the "gig" economy.

The City of Marlborough announced that they will be extending the collection date for real estate taxes until June 1st due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UMass Memorial Health Care has received a $120K grant from the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation to be used to purchase telemedicine tools to protect caregivers.

The Rotary Club of Marlborough recently held a "We Care Parade" near the UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital to show appreciation to healthcare workers.

GE Healthcare Life Sciences has revealed a new logo and changed its name to Cytiva following a recent acquisition by Danaher.

Marlborough-based Quest Diagnostics has launched a new form of testing for COVID-19 antibodies that can be purchased online through Quest Direct.

Boston Scientific recently received emergency FDA approval to produce low-cost ventilators after creating the device with  researchers from the University of Minnesota.

Chill Kitchen and Bar has partnered with ERA Key Realty Services to give back to first responders by donating 76 meals to firefighters and emergency medical providers.

Downtown Marlborough's donated about 225 chicken pot pie and mashed potato meals to senior citizens in senior housing this month.

Boston Scientific, based in Marlborough, signed a solar energy agreement with Clearway Energy Group that will reduce the company's carbon footprint by nearly half.

Construction on Marlborough's new $56.4 million elementary school is days away from being substantially complete with plans for students to attend this fall.

The city's bus drivers have helped to deliver more than 70,000 meals so far to students and their families through the MPS Meal Continuity Program.

Marlborough's Crossroads School hosted a virtual dance party to celebrate World Autism Awareness, joined by over 55 families from the school.

A nine-year-old Marlborough Public School student, Nicholas Lane, recently raised over $1,000 to support the Marlborough food pantry.

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  2019 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!
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MEDC has compiled a list of up-to-date COVID-19 resources including statewide orders, financial assistance, unemployment information, food pantry protocols, and more.


Check it out! 



 MEDC launched a bi-weekly webcast with the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce to answer your questions related to the impact of COVID-19. Our most recent special guest was local expert banker Wally Dwyer, CEO of Marlborough's own Main Street Bank!

Check out all of the Q&A sessions below, and comment your questions to be answered in the next broadcast!

Watch now!

Marlborough Take-out

 

Support local Marlborough restaurants, bars, and breweries while they are take-out only! Many locations have updated hours, special pricing, and delivery options.  Check out a full list of Marlborough restaurants available for take-out orders at the link below.

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The Marlborough Public Library has been posting links, games and other activities on their Facebook page to keep your kids engaged and occupied while at home! From crafts to reading challenges, their resources are fun for kids of all ages.


Check them out!


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that your business may be in need of extra workers on an urgent basis. If your business is hiring for positions of any kind in and around Marlborough, we want to help you spread the word online. 

 

Send us an email at press@marlboroughedc.com with the name of your business, available positions, and how to apply.

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