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$37M Marlborough facility breaks ground; brings manufacturing to the city

WORCESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL – Framingham-based LFB USA has broken ground on a $37 million new construction in Marlborough that will diversify the city’s biopharma base by bringing in drug manufacturing. ... read more

Marlborough facility will process critical maternity drug

TELEGRAM & GAZETTE – Continuing the burgeoning growth of the life sciences industry in the city and state, LFB USA Tuesday broke ground on a new 65,000-square-foot manufacturing and laboratory facility that will bring 50 new jobs to the region. ... read more

Mayor proposes Marlborough Economic Development Corporation funding

COMMUNITY ADVOCATE – Mayor Arthur Vigeant asked the City Council to approve a transfer of $647,580 to fully fund the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) for FY2017 at the May 23 council meeting. He included an additional $75,000 to finance the Walker Building feasibility study, which has been approved by councilors. ... read more

Cummings leaving MEDC post

METRO WEST DAILY NEWS – After helping attract dozens of companies to Marlborough, significantly reducing the commercial vacancy rate the past four years, Tim Cummings is leaving the city to become Nashua, New Hampshire’s economic development director. ... read more

Marlborough makes the Globe’s list of 2016 Game Changers

GLOBE MAGAZINE- The City of Marlborough is the only Massachusetts community among the 46 innovators on the Boston Globe’s 2016 Game Changer list, who had the vision, leadership, and determination to make a difference in lives around the world and around the corner. ... read more

Downtown Village Association elects officers, directors

COMMUNITY ADVOCATE – Members of the Marlborough Downtown Village Association have taken a giant step forward, changing the status from a thriving grassroots organization to a well-defined nonprofit organization. ... read more

Rte. 20 commercial project moves forward

METRO WEST DAILY NEWS – Plans for a sprawling commercial development on Rte. 20 took a step forward Tuesday, as the Urban Affairs Committee signed off on a zoning overlay district for the project. ... read more

Marlborough to receive $1.1M to fix roads

METRO WEST DAILY NEWS – The towns and cities of Central Massachusetts have received $42.4 million in funding towards road projects from the state. ... read more

Construction starts on Marlborough turf field

METRO WEST DAILY NEWS – After months of planning and preparation, construction on a new athletic complex featuring the city’s first synthetic turf field recently got underway. ... read more

Committee OK’s Marlborough apartment project plans

METRO WEST DAILY NEWS – Saying parking should not be an issue, Urban Affairs Committee members Tuesday signed off on a restaurant owner’s plan to build a four-story addition to his downtown eatery that will house 40 new apartments. ... read more