By Barry Bluestone July of this year marked an important milestone for all of metro Boston. It was the first time that the median selling price of a single-family residence equaled the price that prevailed in 2005 before the Great Recession and the bursting of the housing bubble. But of the 161 communities in the […]
A town hall discussion was held on June 2 in Billerica about EDSAT (Economic Development Self-Assessment Tool) developed by Barry Bluestone of Northeastern University’s Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy to see how well cities and towns compete with other communities on issues related to economic development.
Municipalities benefit from having an idea how they are doing as places to live, work and play, according to urban development and public policy specialist, Barry Bluestone of Northeastern University Dukakis Center for Urban Regional Policy.
On Monday morning, Bluestone led a breakfast meeting work session at The Tavern with local business leaders, town officials, public safety representatives and community leaders.
Marshfield approves Dukakis Center’s outside look at plans By Mary Jane Hanron| Wicked Local Marshfield | Posted May 01, 2013 “There will be a time we will have forgotten how we turned our beautiful town into a city.” Spoken by Montana Street resident Bob Parkis, these words echoed in the Furnace Brook Middle School Auditorium as voters passed […]