1. Ludlow Mills Projects Create Added Momentum

    Ludlow Mills Projects Create Added Momentum

    Brian Mannix stood at the foot of Ludlow’s new riverwalk behind Ludlow Mills and talked about a future he could clearly picture. “Think of what it would be like to clear away some of this greenery and have a restaurant with seats facing the river and boutique shops with benches outside,” said Mannix, chair of the town’s Board of Selectmen, as he spoke about Ludlow Mills, the projects underway on its campus, and the unlimited potential the property will hold for years to come. Eric Nelson says Mannix’s vision may become reality. “We have one building now ...

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    1. Think of what it would be like to clear away some of this greenery and have a restaurant with seats facing the river and boutique shops with benches outside.
    2. The potential of what this will bring to the town is overwhelming.
    3. WestMass has a real desire and determination to use the mill property to put Ludlow on the map, and the redevelopment is a step forward in Ludlow's future.
    4. They did a lot of groundwork and had a great presentation.
    5. The water and sewer lines downtown were installed when Ludlow Mills was in its heyday, but were never mapped out. We needed to bring them up to code to have the ability to attract developers and all types of businesses.
    6. We're finally moving forward in the right direction. We're looking to improve our downtown district and constantly looking for businesses that want to locate there.
    7. All of the electricity generated at the landfill is sold to the town at a substantially reduced rate; it saves us $120,000 each year.
    8. The community has been very receptive to what we are doing, and thanks to our track record, skill set, and interest from the town, a real transformation is happening at the Ludlow Mills.
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