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The City of Bloomington presents a new upcoming park in the city center, commemorating the city’s links to Route 66

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WMBD / WYZZ) – The Downton area in Bloomington will be getting a facelift in 2022. On Thursday, city leaders dedicate and preview a parklet that is expected…

Downtown District Carts Guide Fayetteville City Council Discussions

The streetcar service in Fayetteville is supported by Fayetteville City Council, as stakeholders work out the details of the operation. The board approved changing an agreement with the Cool Spring…

Southborough Town Meeting Approves City Center District By-Law

By Laura Hayes, Senior community reporter Members of the municipal assembly brandish their red cards to vote at the special municipal assembly on November 1. (Photo / Laura Hayes) SOUTHBOROUGH…

Official documents on what voters will approve; Answers to some public questions

Above: More information on the zoning article being voted on and questions raised about a project that officials can pursue afterward. The special fall municipal assembly will take place in…

Compromise reached on the authorized mix for mixed use

Above: This week, Planning, EDC and selectmen agreed on a revised zoning article they will ask voters to pass – in hopes of spurring revitalization of downtown Southborough without open…

Southborough continues debate on inner city bylaw

By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing writer Part of Southborough along Main Street would be subject to a much discussed downtown bylaw. (Photo / Jesse Kucewicz) SOUTHBOROUGH – Members of the Southborough…

Southborough Boards of Directors continue to disagree over proposed Downtown District settlement

By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing writer Representatives from several Southborough city councils recently met via Zoom to discuss the proposed downtown bylaw.(Screenshot / via City of Southborough) SOUTHBOROUGH – Trying to…

Washington’s Downtown District Expands With Zoning Change | Local News

After months of discussions, the Washington City Council voted on Monday to create a new downtown zoning district that city officials say could help spur construction and renovation of the…

“The income generated by the city center is vital”: the Jackson Street Market Days in Harlingen expand

HARLINGEN, TX (ValleyCentral) – Local shopping and supporting entrepreneurs are essential to a city’s growth, which is why the town of Harlingen is expanding its Jackson Street Market Days. Alexis…

Revised Compensation Plan Seeks to Revitalize the Downtown Highway 1 Corridor | Daily news alerts

WEST – Dotted with unmanaged wasteland and more than a few run-down shopping centers, Route 1, from the top of Granite Street hill to the edge of Charlestown city, calls…

Hunterdon County grant will help High Bridge streamline downtown district rules

The Hunterdon County Council of Commissioners approved a grant to High Bridge designed to help develop the borough’s economy. The $ 9,162 grant will be used to work with borough…

Glastonbury considers the “village quarter” in the city center | Newsletters

GLASTONBURY – City council plans to create a downtown “village district”, a mechanism authorized by state law that cities can use to preserve historic buildings and control the design of…

IEDA, Main Street Iowa tours downtown and Legacy Plaza – Newton Daily News

Representatives from the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) and Main Street Iowa visited downtown Newton and neighboring Legacy Plaza on July 27, both included in the city’s now-accepted request to…

ULI Boston conducts study on downtown North Brookfield

BOSTON – The Boston / New England District Council of the Urban Land Institute announced the completion of its Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) of the historic North Brookfield Town House…

Love, Seatown Campaign Aims to Help Downtown Seattle Businesses Recover

SEATTLE – The Downtown Seattle Association (DSA) has launched its new campaign, “Love, SeaTown,” calling on Seattle residents to return to downtown after the pandemic. As Seattle was one of…

Downtown Seattle business owners say recovery depends on city public safety

Seattle is working overtime to bring back its downtown core. The loss of tourists and office workers over the past year and a half has left the region struggling. The…

Westerly Planning Board will focus on downtown marketing; North End Also Mentioned As Zone of Opportunity | West

WEST – One of the first steps towards implementing the measures to be taken in the new revised master plan will see the planning council focus on further economic development…

Karen Hiller running for re-election in downtown Topeka

Board member Karen Hiller has been in her seat for 12 years, but she still wants to do more work. “I’m a worker. I just want to get in there…

City of Durango details big plans for Downtown North – The Durango Herald

A new special neighborhood would provide funding to build feasible multi-family housing The City of Durango is considering creating a MidTown Urban Renewal Authority to stimulate redevelopment in the north…