Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Economic officials seeking to help small businesses with loan fund

WICKED LOCAL MARLBOROUGH – With hope of strengthening the city’s economy, Marlborough Economic Development Corporation officials are seeking to establish a revolving loan fund for new and existing small businesses. ... read more

Marlborough council extends tax deal to Bedford surgical products firm

METRO WEST DAILY NEWS – The City Council Monday unanimously approved extending a tax increment financing deal with Hologic, paving the way for the company to move its global headquarters from Bedford to its two Marlborough facilities. ... read more

Hologic wants to move HQ to Marlborough

WORCESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL – Marlborough is on the verge of becoming home to another life sciences company as Bedford-based Hologic Inc. wants to move its headquarters to Marlborough, adding 150 employees to the roughly 450 who work at the company’s two offices in the city. ... read more

Marlborough trail projects get approval

WICKED LOCAL MARLBOROUGH – Two marathon length trail proposals, including one that will weave through the “Boroughs” communities, took a step forward last week, as the City Council approved conceptual plans for both projects. ... read more

Marlborough focuses on smaller players with proposed loan fund

WORCESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL – Corporate giants such as GE Healthcare Life Sciences and Boston Scientific have lifted Marlborough’s profile as a prime destination for businesses by making the city their home in the last couple of years. But local economic development leaders don’t want to leave the small players in the dust. ... read more

Marlborough committee gives OK to trail plans

METRO WEST DAILY NEWS – Local distance runners may soon have two new areas to train, as the city’s Open Space Committee signed off on conceptual plans for two trails of at least marathon length, including one that will wind through the “Boroughs” communities. ... read more

What if there was no industry

MAIN STREET JOURNAL – There are sections of Marlborough and other neighboring communities that few residents drive through. They are off the beaten paths, pretty much out of sight and out of mind, places zoned for industry where large and small companies are housed. ... read more

During Marlborough visit, Polito touts $30M pothole program

METRO WEST DAILY NEWS – With roads across the state riddled with potholes attributed to the brutal winter, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito touted a new $30 million fund aimed at helping communities fill the axle-thumping craters and fix storm damage. ... read more

With new rezoning, Marlborough agency begins marketing downtown

METRO WEST DAILY NEWS – After the City Council recently OK’d a downtown rezoning measure aimed at spurring redevelopment, the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation kicked off its marketing efforts by showcasing the city to prospective developers this week. ... read more

Developers gather at downtown forum

MAIN STREET JOURNAL – Close to fifty developers from across the Greater Boston area gathered in Marlborough on Monday to learn about changes in downtown zoning intended to spur investment. ... read more