Tips on landing government contracts

The Marlborough Economic Development Corporation and the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce are offering a free educational session Friday to help local businesses secure government contracts. The event runs from 7:30 to 9:15 a.m. at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, on Route 20 near Interstate 495, and includes a buffet breakfast. “There are plenty of opportunities out there for any type and size of company,” Tim Cummings,executive director of the development corporation, said in an announcement on the program. The deadline for registration is Monday; call 508-485-7746 or e-mail marlcham@marlboroughchamber.org.