City Happenings! Newsletter
September 2015 
 
 
MARLBOROUGH NEWS
 
Marlborough to host new Special Olympics tournament

Special Olympics MA to hold a new tournament in Marlborough MA starting in August 2016
The Special Olympics MA event is scheduled for August 27th-28th, 2016. About 1,000 athletes from around the state are expected to compete in bocce, cycling, golf and softball.  read more
Officials studying sites for a performing arts center

Walker Building - Marlborough MA
In hopes of attracting more residents and visitors downtown, city officials are studying potential sites, including the Walker Building, for a performing arts center.  read more
Let's Connect - Special Roundtable Edition

Marlborough Mayor Arthur Vigeant, MEDC Executive Director Tim Cummings, Embassy Suites Hotel General Manager RIchard Tomanek - Let's Connect/Special Edition

Mayor Arthur Vigeant, MEDC Executive Director Tim Cummings, and Embassy Suites Hotel General Manager Richard Tomanek join to discuss the most recent developments in Marlborough's downtown. Watch this special edition of Let's Connect now. 
 
COMPANY NEWS
 
GE Healthcare and SanDisk finalists in MassEcon's Team Mass Economic Impact Awards
GE, SanDisk vow for MassEcon Award
GE Healthcare and SanDisk are among the 21 finalists of MassEcon's Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards. The winners will be announced this week.  read more
Boston Biomedical Associates named to Inc. 5000
BBA makes Inc. 5000
Marlborough-based consultancy, Boston Biomedical Associates, made the Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest-growing private companies.  read more
FDA approves first once-a-day epilepsy pill by Sunovion that can replace older drugs
FDA approves Sunovion epilepsy pill
The FDA has approved the second new drug in recent years that can replace decades-old treatments used by people with epilepsy to control seizures. read more
RXi Pharmaceuticals granted Chinese patent
RXi Pharma granted patent in China
Marlborough-based clinical-stage biotech company RXi Pharmaceuticals has been granted a Chinese patent for compounds that may treat dermal scarring.  read more
Ocata preparing for Phase 2 clinical trial
Ocata ready for Phase 2 clinical trial
Marlborough's Ocata Therapeutics has enrolled its first patient in a Phase 2 clinical trial of a treatment for dry age-related macular degeneration.  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!

 

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.

 
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
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MEDC Newsletter
 
WORKSHOPS
 
RÉSUMÉ WORKSHOP
Resume Development Workshop in Marlborough
Tuesday, October 6th, 6-8pm
Embassy Suites, Wellesley Room
123 Boston Post Road West


Looking for a job? Update your résumé with the help of our experts.

To reserve your FREE spot, call 508.766.5700
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NETWORKING WORKSHOP
Self-Marketing and Networking Workshop in Marlborough
Tuesday, October 15th, 6-8pm
Embassy Suites, Wellesley Room
123 Boston Post Road West


Learn to network and market yourself to potential employers.

To reserve your FREE spot, call 508.766.5700
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BUSINESS GROWTH SEMINAR SERIES
Free Business Growth Seminars in Marlborough
Tuesdays @ 8:30am
September 29th - December 1st
Intrepid Advisors
290 Donald Lynch Blvd., Suite 302

Join this series of free seminars to help your small business succeed.

Reserve your FREE spot.
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FOOD MANAGER
CERTIFICATION

ServSafe Food Manager Certification in Marlborough

PART 1
(New Students Only!)
Monday, October 19th, 9am - 1pm
Embassy Suites Hotel

PART 2
(Includes Re-Certification)
Monday, October 26th, 9am - 1pm
Embassy Suites Hotel

These courses are free for employees of all Marlborough restaurants and hotels.
PRE–REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!
To register, contact:
Linda Martins | 508-229-2010
lmartins@marlboroughedc.com

 
EVENTS
 
JOB FAIR
Marlborough Works Job Fair - October 27, 2015
Tuesday, October 27th
5:30pm - 8pm

The Marlborough Works Job Fair is back! Meet face-to-face with local employers and find your dream job.

Click here to register now. 
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HERITAGE WEEKEND
Marlborough Heritage Weekend
October 2nd - 4th
Downtown Marlborough

Marlborough’s Heritage Festival has blossomed from a one-day celebration into a weekend of events for all ages. Enjoy Carnival, Oktoberfest and more!

Get the full event schedule.
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FARMER'S MARKET
Marlborough Farmer's Market
Sundays @ 10am - 2pm
September 6th - November 1st
Parking lot at 106 Main St.

 
Click here to learn more!

www.marlboroughedc.com