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City Happenings! Newsletter
July 2015 
 
 MARLBOROUGH NEWS
Marlborough named top high-tech manufacturer
The Boyd Company, a business relocation firm, recently ranked Marlborough as one of its top 40 small-market cities for high-tech manufacturing.  read more
Marlborough: emerging life sciences hub
The City of Marlborough—one of Massachusetts’ fastest growing communities—has recently emerged as a robust regional life sciences hub.  read more
Biopharma firm plans $37M expansion
A Framingham-based biopharmaceutical company wants to expand its operations in Marlborough, with plans to add 50 jobs within the next decade.  read more
Developers intrigued by downtown parking lot
During a recent tour of the city center, developers called the parking lot at the intersection of South Bolton and Main streets an ideal spot for future development.  read more
Trail work to start next month
Marlborough Trails
Conservation officials expect work to create two long-distance trails will begin next month.  read more
Support your local fields and parks
one bite at a time!


Dine Local and support Marlborough's fields and parks!

Did you know that for every dollar you spend at a Marlborough restaurant, a portion goes towards improving the local fields and parks? Another reason to Dine Local!

Click here for a complete list of Marlborough restaurants.

COMPANY NEWS
GE aims to disrupt biotech drug making
GE Life Sciences
Since purchasing Marlborough-based Xcellerex Inc. in 2012, GE Life Sciences has been aiming to become a leader in “single-use” drug production systems. read more
ReWalk launches 6th-gen mobility system
ReWalk Robotics, the Marlborough-based maker of exoskeleton systems for paraplegics, released its lightest design to date.  read more
Ocata claims another patent
Ocata Therapeutics has secured another patent for its technology aimed at treating some forms of macular degeneration.  read more
Boston Scientific sees 'strong' 2nd quarter
Marlborough-based Boston Scientific saw its operational revenue grow 6 percent, to $1.84 billion in the second quarterread more
SanDisk builds wireless flash drive
SanDisk has made a wireless mobile flash drive that allows consumers to access, share and transfer photos and video between Wi-Fi enabled devices.  read more
THINK MARLBOROUGH

Marlborough
is one of MetroWest’s fastest growing communities and a top choice for companies that require access to a large pool of intellectual capital and an easy commute to the region’s most desirable residential areas.

This “A-list” site selection destination offers innovative economic development tools, financial incentives, and expedited permitting to attract new industries,
jobs and retail commerce.


LEARN MORE ABOUT DOING BUSINESS IN MARLBOROUGH!

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU

Under Mayor Vigeant's leadership, the
City Council and MEDC have been working to foster economic development, job growth, and community revitalization in Marlborough. 
How have we done so far?
Send us your feedback at  info@marlboroughedc.com.

 
       
COMMUNITY EVENTS
 

MAYOR'S 2015 SUMMER
CONCERT SERIES

Marlborough Mayor's 2015 Summer Concert Series

Thursdays, 7pm-9pm
Union
Common
(corner of Main St. and Rt. 85)

Admission is free. N
o rain dates.
Click here to learn more! 
 

FAMILY FUN FESTIVALS

Marlborough - River's Edge Arts Alliance - Family Fun Festivals 2015

Saturdays, 1pm-4pm
Union
Common - Aug 15 
Ghiloni Park - Aug 22, 29

Check out the River's Edge Art Alliance free fun family events.
Click here to learn more! 
 
GRANTS & REBATES
 
WORKFORCE TRAINING FUND PROGRAM

WTFP provides Massachusetts businesses with the resources needed to invest in workforce development, improve employee skills, and maintain their economic strength and viability.

Find out if you qualify!
 
ON-THE-JOB TRAINING GRANTS

OJT grants assist employers with the costs of hiring and training new employees through reimbursement. Funding is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Find out if you qualify!
 
MASS BIZWORKS

Mass BizWorks is an online portal where businesses can get information about relevant and available state resources.

Click to learn more!
 

ELECTRIC CAR REBATES

Electric car rebates

Do you own or lease an electric vehicle? You could qualify for a rebate from the Massachusetts Offers Rebates for Electric Vehicles (MOR-EV) program.

Click to learn more!
 
MEDC Newsletter
 
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