Hotel breaks ground

Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 in Bourne's Downtown, News | 0 comments

Downtown Hotel Celebrates Groundbreaking On Wednesday, June 27, Hampton Inn owners and Town leaders gathered to mark the construction of a 100-room hotel in Downtown Bourne, the Village of Buzzards Bay. Planning for the hotel began more than four years ago — see below for the critical steps in bringing the hotel to Town. Hampton Inn To Celebrate Groundbreaking For New B. Bay Hotel By MICHAEL J. RAUSCH June 1, 2018 from the Bourne...

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Ribbon-cutting Celebrates New Major Development

Posted by on May 28, 2015 in Bourne's Downtown | 0 comments

The first project in Bourne’s Downtown Growth Incentive Zone was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in July. Keystone Place at Buzzards Bay, a senior living community, was ready for residents about 15 months after a February 2014 ground breaking. The four-story building includes 106 market‐rate residential units: 31 for independent living, 55 for assisted living and 20 for memory care. The development also includes both underground...

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Town Votes to Join MBTA, Extending Commuter Rail to Bourne’s Downtown

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Bourne's Downtown, News | 0 comments

In May 2015, Bourne residents voted with a significant margin to join the MBTA. The vote came after more than a year of study by Town leaders (see below) and followed one of the MBTA’s worst performance seasons. In April 2016, MBTA leaders conducted a public forum in Bourne to introduce the concept of a “Pilot Feeder Service,” a way to test the potential ridership of a train from Buzzards Bay to the Lakevile/Middleborough...

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Sewer Commissioners endorse two-phase plan

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Bourne's Downtown | 0 comments

At its meeting on March 31, the Bourne Board of Sewer Commissioners endorsed in concept a plan for expanding wastewater treatment capacity in Bourne’s Downtown using a two-phase approach: Install a packaged plant with 100,000 gallons per day (gpd) capacity, linked to the previously identified area for subsurface disposal of treated wastewater. With permitting, engineering, manufacturing and installation, the facility could be available in...

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Growth Incentive Zone creates a business friendly environment

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014 in Bourne's Downtown, News | 1 comment

 In the space of six weeks, the Town of Bourne saw three major revitalization initiatives come to fruition: the Cape Cod Commission’s designation of the business district of Buzzards Bay Village, Bourne’s Downtown, as a Growth Incentive Zone, thus easing the permitting process; Town Meeting’s nearly unanimous affirmation of four articles establishing architectural and sign guidelines and standards; and the start of the final phase of Main...

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Streetscape Celebration

Posted by on Nov 8, 2013 in Bourne's Downtown | 0 comments

Main Street in Bourne’s Downtown has been upgraded to create a pedestrian-friendly experience. The final stage of the streetscape was supported by state funds with the assistance of Senate President Therese Murray. Senator Murray joined a celebration of the project’s end and was presented with a permanent honor — a rock engraved with the Town’s appreciation. Others who joined the celebration included Congressman William...

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