The selectmen signed a “Community Compact” with the state Tuesday night, with the hope it will translate directly into cash for important infrastructure projects.
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 […]