Calling for Applications

Posted by on Nov 23, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The BFDC is calling for applications from people interested in serving as the organization’s Executive Director. Go to the “Contact” tab to apply. Why? Because the person who has served in that role for the last 13 years is retiring. See press statement below. BFDC Searching for new Executive Director The Bourne Financial Development Corporation has announced that Sallie K. Riggs is planning to retire from her role as...

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Commuter Rail Forum introduces pilot project

Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Cape Cod Times By Ethan Genter April 15. 2016 2:00AM MBTA seeks ideas for funding Bourne commuter rail Details of pilot project get first public airing, but financial support still a question mark. BUZZARDS BAY — Without the support of their oversight board, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority officials looked to the community Thursday night for ideas on how to get people between Bourne and Boston by train. Bringing the details of the...

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Consultants hired to aid in park planning

Posted by on Mar 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Town selects designers to aid in park restoration For release: March 1, 2016 For further information: Sallie Riggs, 508 314-4801, The Town of Bourne has selected Brown, Richardson and Rowe, a landscape architecture firm, to assist in the design of its Main Street Buzzards Bay park. Brown, Richardson is partnering with Stantec for project engineering. Bracken Engineering, a Buzzards Bay firm, was also contracted for the...

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Developer gets good news

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in Uncategorized |

By C. RYAN BARBER September 29, 2014 BUZZARDS BAY — Bourne might have an easier time making room for a proposed development’s wastewater than officials first thought. On Thursday night, Town Administrator Thomas Guerino met with representatives of the Hideaway Village condominiums to discuss reducing the property’s daily wastewater allotment from 60,000 gallons to 25,000 gallons per day, freeing up 35,000...

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Developer sees vote as positive step

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

By C. Ryan Barber July 10, 2014 BUZZARDS BAY — In an overture to wary Bourne sewer commissioners, the team behind a proposed Buzzards Bay development has offered to build a “brand name” hotel before tackling a $55 million, seven-story mixed-use complex. Perry Ave. Corp. developers have offered to flip-flop the project’s first two phases in hopes of accommodating the sewer commissioners who have raised...

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John Harding Why Not! Award

Posted by on Nov 8, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Thomas S. Cahir, Administrator of the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority, was honored at the Annual Meeting of the Bourne Financial Development Corporation (BFDC). Tom was presented with the John Harding Why Not! Award at the meeting at the MA Maritime Academy.  The BFDC Board of Directors selected Tom for the award in recognition of Tom’s work to establish the CapeFLYER, a weekend summer train that brought visitors to the Cape. The project...

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