2014 News

ALL ECONOMIES ARE LOCAL: A Jobs and Growth Strategy for Cities and Towns

Massachusetts communities can no longer rely on state or federal aid to fill their budget gaps. If communities want to enjoy the benefits of a robust economy, each municipality must become a high-performing, self-reliant economic engine operating on four cylinders: residential, business, public sector and nonprofit. Each cylinder represents an indispensable component of the local and regional economy, employing thousands and fueling millions of dollars of activity through wages, the purchase of goods and services, and the payment of taxes. Learn more

Southborough looks ahead 25 years as leaders weigh development strategy

What will Southborough look like in 25 years? Town leaders and economic development experts have opened that discussion, beginning with the Southborough 2040 Business & Nonprofit Summit Thursday morning. Learn more

Top Economists Review Southborough’s Economy and Outline Opportunities for its Future

Nearly 100 officials, planners and residents packed a St. Mark’s School conference room recently to learn how Southborough’s economy works and to develop a vision for its future. Dubbed “Southborough 2040 Business and Nonprofit Summit,” participants reviewed the town’s pluses, its challenges and potential improvements. Learn more

Southborough gets good news on economy

SOUTHBOROUGH – Despite a the town's longtime lack of focus on recruiting businesses, economic indicators show a strong, diversified economy that has grown over the past 30 years, a recent study shows. Learn more

Southborough steps up economic development effort

Southborough – “You have what most of the world wants,” said Prof. Maureen Dunne as she finished her presentation to the Southborough Board of Selectmen July 15. ?”But the race is on.” Learn more

Settings sights higher in Framingham

At the center of MetroWest and about 20 miles from Boston, Framingham looks to have an edge over many communities when it comes to economic development prospects. Learn more

Complete Southborough Employment Report

Executive Summary of the Southborough Employment Report 2014 Click here to download. Complete Southborough Employment Report  2014 Click here to download. Learn more