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Mayor declares Marlborough has never been stronger

MAIN STREET JOURNAL – Marlborough Mayor Arthur Vigeant delivered his State of the City address during Monday’s City Council meeting. The mayor spoke briefly (less than ten minutes) but had time to touch on a number of areas where progress has been made since he took office in 2012. ... read more

Group to begin marketing new uses for downtown Marlborough

METRO WEST DAILY NEWS – With the City Council recently signing off on a downtown rezoning proposal aimed at spurring redevelopment in the city center, the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation will begin actively marketing the area next month. ... read more

Mayor offers thanks in state of city address

COMMUNITY ADVOCATE – Marlborough has never been stronger than it is today, Mayor Arthur Vigeant said in his annual state of the city address delivered at the Feb. 9 City Council meeting. He attributed the city’s many successes to its department heads and employees “for making the city a better place to live, work and play.” ... read more

GE Healthcare to employ 500 in Marlborough

THE BOSTON GLOBE – GE Healthcare, which last summer unveiled plans to establish a US life sciences base in Massachusetts, has hired nearly 100 more employees and is stepping up its expansion at a former Hewlett-Packard Co. site being renovated in Marlborough.
[caption id="attachment_12346" align="aligncenter" width="484" caption="A rendering of the new US headquarters for GE Healthcare Life Sciences in a building currently being renovated off Route 495 in Marlborough. -SYMMES MAINI & MCKEE ASSOCIATES"][/caption] ... read more

Vigeant highlights business growth in State of the City

METRO WEST DAILY NEWS – During his annual State of the City address Monday, Mayor Arthur Vigeant lauded the work city officials have done over the past year to bring businesses here and improve the city’s parks. ... read more

GE on track to open new Marlborough HQ by summer

METRO WEST DAILY NEWS – Six months after GE Healthcare Life Sciences announced it will move its U.S. headquarters from New Jersey to Marlborough, the biotech giant is on track to launch its operations in the city this summer. ... read more

GE ramping up for Marlborough site launch this summer

WORCESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL – Recruiters at General Electric’s Healthcare Life Sciences division — currently of New Jersey, soon to be of Marlborough — are in the middle of a hiring frenzy as they prepare to launch operations at the division’s new U.S. headquarters late this summer. ... read more

MEDC report: “An economic boom is happening”

MAIN STREET JOURNAL – Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) issued its 2014 annual report earlier this month, outlining the various initiatives through which the organization has been helping to facilitate commercial growth, develop the downtown district, and enhance Marlborough’s image as a business-friendly destination. ... read more

Solomon Pond Park office complex sold for $34M

METRO WEST DAILY NEWS – A Brookline real estate firm announced Monday it has purchased the 494,000-square-foot Solomon Pond Park office campus for $34 million. ... read more

Marlborough’s office, commercial vacancy rates drop in 2014

METRO WEST DAILY NEWS – Dark and empty just a few years ago, the former Hewlett Packard campus on Forest Street is now brimming with activity. ... read more