Archive for the ‘Press Releases’ Category

Close to 30 companies hiring for 350+ positions at Marlborough job fair

Marlborough, MASS. October 28, 2015 – More than 350 job openings at 29 local companies were on offer at the fourth annual Marlborough Works! Job Fair held at the Courtyard by Marriott last night. The free event, organized by the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), in conjunction with Employment and Training Resources (ETR), is part of the city’s annual initiative to increase local employment. ... read more

Marlborough named among world’s Smart21 communities of 2016

Marlborough, MASS. October 22, 2015 – The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) has named the City of Marlborough among the world’s Smart21 Communities of 2016. Marlborough and San Diego, California are the only U.S. cities among the select group of global honorees, which includes communities from Canada, Taiwan, Australia, Germany, The Netherlands, New Zealand and Sweden.The Intelligent Community Forum is a global network of cities and regions with a mission to help communities use information and communications technology (ICT) to create inclusive prosperity, to tackle social and governance challenges and to enrich their quality of life. ... read more

Marlborough gains 6,000 jobs, unemployment falls 35% in three years

Marlborough, MASS. October 7, 2015 – The City of Marlborough has gained close to 6,000 new jobs since 2012. New commercial move-ins and expansions—mostly from the biotech, high tech and manufacturing industries—have brought more than 5,000 new jobs to the city, with the rest coming from organic growth within the business community. ... read more

Special Olympics MA to host new sports event in Marlborough area

Annual tournament to launch in August 2016 and include 1,000 athletes

Marlborough, MASS. September 16, 2015 – Special Olympics Massachusetts (SOMA) has announced it will host a new annual sports tournament in the City of Marlborough and surrounding towns. ... read more

Marlborough City Council approves $100,000 loan fund appropriation

Marlborough, MASS. June 2, 2015 – The Marlborough City Council approved a $100,000 budget appropriation for the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)’s Revolving Loan Fund Program to support local economic development. ... read more

Marlborough leaders mark a record year of economic development

Marlborough, MASS. May 21, 2015 – Over 50 of Marlborough’s most prominent officials, business leaders and commercial real estate brokers gathered at the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation’s (MEDC) annual Founders Reception to celebrate a year of unprecedented economic growth and an influx of job-creating businesses. ... read more

Marlborough EDC seeks to establish a quarter million dollar loan fund

Marlborough, MASS. May 5, 2015 – The Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) has submitted a proposal to the Marlborough City Council, requesting the capitalization of a Revolving Loan Fund Program to support local economic development. ... read more

Property Developers Flock to Marlborough

Greater Boston developers look for new opportunities in downtown Marlborough

Marlborough, MASS. March 10, 2015 – Close to 50 developers from across the Greater Boston area gathered in Marlborough yesterday to learn about the latest opportunities in the city. ... read more

MEDC Releases 2014 Annual Report, Elects New Board Members

Marlborough, MASS. January 22, 2015 – The Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) has issued its 2014 Annual Report. Executive Director Tim Cummings presented the report at the organization’s annual Board of Directors meeting held on January 21, 2015. The report outlines the various initiatives through which the organization has been helping to expand Marlborough’s tax base, develop its downtown area, and build its brand image in 2014. ... read more

MEDC awards winner of first Marlborough Dine Local Challenge

Marlborough, MASS. December 18, 2014 – Marlborough resident, Vicki Emerson, has won the city’s first Marlborough Dine Local Challenge and collected the grand prize of $1,100 in gift cards to area restaurants. ... read more