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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

If they come, will they build?

MAIN STREET JOURNAL – Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) will be hosting a gathering of developers on Monday with hopes that some will target downtown for a future building project. The “by invitation only” event comes on the heels of zoning changes adopted by the city last year that were intended to reduce development road blocks and promote economic growth in Marlborough’s Downtown Village. ... read more

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