Planners say downtown Marlborough, shown here, has good bones now and a relatively low vacancy rate of 15 percent. But city leaders would like to expand development prospects through proposed zoning changes.

Downtown is Marlborough's next frontier for redevelopment

Emily Micucci |

The work Marlborough planners did to create a mixed-use overlay district in the city's southwest quadrant paid off, now that several development proposals are in the works. But now they're turning...

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BSX posts strong Q3

Emily Micucci |

Marlborough-based Boston Scientific Corp. (NYSE: BSX) saw revenue climb 6 percent over 2013 in the third quarter, driven largely by sales of its cardiovascular products, according to an earnings statement released Tuesday.

EMC earnings fall short of estimates

Emily Micucci |

Earnings for Hopkinton-based data storage giant EMC Corp. fell short of analyst expectations in the third quarter, and the company lowered its full-year profit outlook, due to a stronger U.S. dollar that's expected to temper demand from overseas customers.

What are Marist site prospects after foiled Walden project?

Emily Micucci |

The Marist Fathers of Boston have struggled to sell a former religious retreat center on Framingham's Pleasant Street since it was listed for sale in the spring of 2012, and after almost a year-and-a-half of working with a Waltham-based health care company, the order of priests is back at square...

Positive results for ACT stem cell treatment

Sam Bonacci |

A stem cell-derived eye treatment from Advanced Cell Technology (ACT) of Marlborough has been found to have long-term safety in a study where some patients showed improved vision.

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