CCC Says Host Agreement Law is Unclear

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By Colin A. Young, State House News Service Courtesy State House News Service BOSTON – State law around the required contracts between marijuana companies and their host communities is not clear enough, the Cannabis Control Commission concluded Thursday as it agreed to formally request that the Legislature amend the law […]

Southbridge To Hold CDBG Grant Public Hearing, Lists Proposed Grant Uses

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SOUTHBRIDGE – Residents will have access to a forum to discuss proposed projects for the 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and to provide feedback on previous CDBG programs and projects. The forum will be held Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Southbridge Town Hall, 41 Elm Street […]

Southbridge business owners can learn Quickbooks via QVCDC

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SOUTHBRIDGE — A Quickbooks class is being offered by the Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation (QVCDC) in Southbridge beginning in late January for Southbridge business owners. There will be five two-hour sessions — likely, held one weeknight over the course of five weeks.  This will be hands-on computer-based training with […]

Untited Lens Granted TIF Agreement

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By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor SOUTHBRIDGE – Town Council approved a tax increment financing agreement (TIF) for United Lens Monday, Oct. 29. The agreement pertains to a $15 million upgrade to the manufacturer’s facility located at 259 Worcester Street. That amount will be used to build a central utility building […]

Oxford: Baker-Polito Administration Announces $2.5 Million Massworks Award

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📷 Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito visited Oxford Today to award $2.5 Million in a grant award for road improvements on Route 12. Award redesigns Route 12, enables IPG Photonics expansion  Courtesy Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development OXFORD — Today, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito joined Oxford Town Manager Jennifer Callahan, […]