Friday, May 17, 2013
Spring is here and the Coffee Loft is serving a signature iced drink to help you get into the season.
With the heat of spring upon us, Marlborough Patch stopped by the Coffee Loft to talk warm-weather drinks. Their drink of the month is an iced dirty raspberry chai tea latte. With a hint of raspberry over the spiced chai tea latte and a shot of espresso, it is a great way to get some refreshing caffeine on a warm day. When do you make the transition to iced coffee? Do you have a favorite drink you switch to when the warm weather hits? Let us know in the comments.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
An $23 million expansion project that received $600,000 in state tax credits will create 30 jobs and retain 438 at the Marlborough facility.
Ken’s Foods received $600,000 in Economic Development Incentive Program investment tax credits yesterday for a $23 million expansion to its Marlborough facility. “These EDIP investments will help these small businesses expand here in the Commonwealth and is part of our overall economic development strategy that will help make our businesses and communities stronger in the long-term,” said said Housing and Economic Development Secretary Greg Bialecki. Founded in Massachusetts in 1941, Ken’s Foods is the largest privately-owned salad dressing and sauce manufacturer in the United States. The company markets its products under Ken’s Steak House Salad Dressing, Ken’s Labels, Sweet Baby Ray’s, Sticky Fingers and private labels for Paul Newman …
Friday, November 30, 2012
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Friday, November 30, 2012
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Thursday, November 1, 2012
Local businesses and the city of Marlborough weathered Hurricane Sandy with their heads high and doors (mostly) open.
While the city lay mostly silent Monday as schools, government buildings and even businesses shuttered their doors, everything is back and running in Marlborough. Many restaurants shuttered their doors Monday, but the Main Street Cafe kept theirs open. When the power goes out and when the storm is bearing down on the city, people need a place to go for a warm meal, said owners Mary and Randy Scott. Although they may have battened down the hatches during the storm, local businesses are back up and running. Included among their numbers are Jake's and the Coffee Loft. The city is back up and running today as well. With the schools having been closed for two days, children are now back in school and thanks to a decision by the city with …
Friday, October 19, 2012
Massachusetts is expected to see 100,000 manufacturing jobs over the next decade, about 10,000 per year said Economist Barry Bluestone at a MetroWest Chamber of Commerce event Thursday.
Massachusetts is expected to see 100,000 manufacturing jobs over the next decade or about 10,000 manufacturing jobs per year said Northeastern University Professor and economist Barry Bluestone at the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce Exec-Connect luncheon Thursday. Speaking before 70 MetroWest business and government leaders at the Sheraton Hotel, Bluestone said manufacturing is the sixth largest employer in the Commonwealth, and nationally is leading the recovery out of this recession. Bluestone oversaw a study on the state of the manufacturing in Massachusetts whch was conducted by the University's Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy. The study showed the Massachusetts has always been at the forefront of manufacturing even when …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Sepaton, Inc. has renewed its 31,511-square-foot lease at its corporate headquarters in Marlborough Technology Park.
Sepaton, the maker of data backup and recovery solutions for large enterprises, will remain at 400 Nickerson Road. "The Commonwealth, and Marlborough specifically, has been a great HQ location for us,” said Al Lanzetta, Senior Vice President of Operations and Services at Sepaton, Inc. “With the wealth of technology companies in the area, it's proven to be a desirable location to recruit top technical and business talent. Built in 1985 and renovated in 2007, 400 Nickerson Road is a two story building located within the 573,576-square-foot Marlborough Technology Park. The 85-acre park is situated in the heart of the I-495 West submarket, providing access to all major transportation routes in the MetroWest Region. The property was leased out …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The Sea Star Seafood company closed last month.
The Sea Star Seafood corporation closed its doors on business and 18 employees last month. The company that produced frozen seafood — shipping tens of millions of frozen seafood annually according to their website — has closed. When you approach 128 Bartlett Street now, a sole voice over the intercomm will inform you the company is closed and no one is there to talk. The company sold frozen seafood under the brand Beacon Light in Canada and the United States. Sea Star's website lists BJ's Wholesale, Market Basket and Stop & Shop Supermarkets as retailers of their products in Massachusetts. Let Patch save you time. Get great local stories like this delivered right to your inbox or smartphone everyday with our free newsletter. Simple, fast …
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Gov. Deval Patrick stopped in Marlborough the other day, and the Vin Bin will hosting a great, free event this weekend.
1. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick visited Marlborough Tuesday afternoon to highlight the expansion of the clean energy company SolarCity. The company plans to add 25 jobs at the Marlborough facility in the coming months. 2. Take a look at our photo gallery featuring images from the recent opening day festivities at the Marlborough Girls Softball League. 3. Help us review local businesses, by checking out our weekly "You Review" column. This week we are asking people what they think about the Super Buffet on Route 20. 4. Today is National Teachers' Day. Take some time to thank a great teacher in your life. 5. The Vin Bin will host a free food and wine event at 3 p.m., Saturday, May 12, with New England businesses—American Mussel …
Monday, May 7, 2012
Help your neighbors and fellow readers decide on the best businesses in town.
Super Buffet on Boston Post Road East is often buzzing with diners. It is an all-you-can-eat chinese restaurant that serves a plethora of menu items under rows of heat lamps. Often busy, the restaurant certainly serves the culinary needs of many in Marlborough, but what do you think? Have you been there recently? If so, how was the food? What menu items would you recommend? What would make you go there more? Please share your review with your fellow Patch neighbors and friends. Click here and scroll down to the "Rate This Business" section. You can give the business a star rating and comment as well. Rate other establishments in the "Places" section of Marlborough Patch. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up to date on the latest…
Mayor Arthur Vigeant's office comments on the company's latest announcement.
Late last week the TJX Company announced at Framingham Town Meeting that it planned to maintain its corporate headquarters in Framingham, causing concern in Marlborough that this would affect the company's plans to expand into Marlborough. The company, which owns TJ Maxx, Marshall's and Home Goods, purchased a Marlborough property owned by Fidelity in late April. “TJX is pleased to have completed its purchase of two buildings located at 300 and 400 Puritan Way in Marlborough, said a representative of the company at the time. "This space is expected to house certain home office operations and will help TJX accommodate its future growth plans." Mayor Arthur Vigeant's office said the announcement by TJX should not affect any future plans …