Archive for the ‘Press Releases’ Category

Boston Globe Magazine names Marlborough among 2016 Game Changers

City of Marlborough is the only Massachusetts community honored by the Globe‘s list

Marlborough, MASS. May 13, 2016 – The  Boston Globe Magazine has named the City of Marlborough among its 2016 Game Changers.  ... read more

Boston commuter bus schedule and fare updated

City Shuttle from Marlborough to downtown Boston now costs $7 with free parking and WiFi ... read more

Marlborough commercial vacancy falls for four consecutive years

MEDC 2015 Annual Report showcases city’s expanding business community, job market ... read more

MEDC launches community loan fund for small businesses

Marlborough’s first-of-its-kind gap financing program to support local economic development

Marlborough, MASS. January 22, 2016 – The Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) has launched the Marlborough Area Community Loan Fund—a revolving loan fund (RLF) program aimed at supporting local economic development. ... read more

MEDC works to boost Boston commuter bus ridership

City Shuttle from Marlborough to four downtown Boston locations costs $6 with free parking, WiFi
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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