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Marlborough committee considers downtown zoning measures

METRO WEST DAILY NEWS – Coming off a public forum last week to gather ideas for downtown revitalization, a study committee heard from state officials Wednesday night about possible rezoning and initiatives to bolster the heart of the city. ... read more


Marlborough residents want more downtown dining, entertainment options

BANKER & TRADESMAN – More downtown dining, leisure and entertainment options were at the top of the wish list for Marlborough community members who attended the Downtown Marlborough Public Forum on Thursday. ... read more


Residents offer ideas to revive downtown

THE BOSTON GLOBE – Four-story brick buildings. Coffee shops. Booksellers. Restaurants. Apartments. Walking streets. Performance and theater space. A farmers market. A boutique hotel. ... read more


Forum on downtown Marlborough’s future draws a crowd

METRO WEST DAILY NEWS – A public forum Thursday night attracted a large crowd of residents to talk about the future of downtown area. ... read more


MEDC to host public forum on downtown redevelopment

BANKER & TRADESMAN – The Marlborough Economic Development Corp. (MEDC) on Thursday will hold a public forum to collect community input on plans to redevelop Marlborough’s downtown. ... read more


Downtown revival in the works

BOSTON GLOBE - The Marlborough Economic Development Corporation will hold a public forum Thursday to hear input on plans to revive the city’s downtown. Scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Masonic Hall at 8 Newton St., the meeting will give residents a chance to discuss recommendations floated in February by the Urban Land Institute Boston. The recommendations included narrowing Granger Boulevard to accommodate more businesses and fewer cars and altering Weed Street to attract pedestrians. The development agency is planning zoning changes and other proposals to adopt some of the institute’s suggestions. ... read more


Downtown forum next Thursday

MAIN STREET JOURNAL – The Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), in collaboration with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), has organized a public visioning session to collect public comment on Marlborough’s downtown. The forum will take place at 7:00 PM on Thursday, April 3rd at the Masonic Hall, 8 Newton Street. ... read more


Marlborough residents invited to participate in downtown planning forum

COMMUNITY ADVOCATE - The Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), in collaboration with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), has organized a public visioning session to collect the community’s input on the state of Marlborough’s downtown. ... read more


Group ponders Marlborough downtown’s future

METRO WEST DAILY NEWS – A committee working on ways to revitalize downtown met Thursday night, laying the groundwork for a public forum on the subject next month and starting preliminary talks on rezoning ideas. ... read more


Forum next month in Marlborough to discuss downtown changes

WICKED LOCAL – Local and regional planners will hold a public forum next month to ask residents for ideas on how to pump new life into downtown. ... read more