MAIN STREET JOURNAL – In communications recently sent to the Marlborough City Council, Mayor Arthur Vigeant announced the awarding of three different grants totaling nearly $300K. The funding will be used to support local shuttle services, programming for senior citizens, and to purchase items needed for emergency services in the city.
The announcement of a $200K state grant for public transportation was first reported back in September with the launch of a new shuttle service from Marlborough to the Southborough MBTA station. The money was approved as a legislative earmark. The mayor’s letter last week asked the City Council to accept the money and allocate it to Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) which provides oversight of the service.
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