1. Gov. Charlie Baker praises 130-unit North Amherst housing project at groundbreaking

    Gov. Charlie Baker praises 130-unit North Amherst housing project at groundbreaking

    Gov. Charlie Baker and other officials were among nearly 100 people who filled a tent and spilled out onto the lawn Thursday afternoon to celebrate the groundbreaking for North Square at the Mill District, a 130-unit housing project that includes 26 affordable homes. Beacon Communities, the project developer, secured state low-income tax credits in December, necessary to help finance the project.  "This is a complete re-imagination of how this site at this point in time and into the future should be designed to support this community and its future," Baker said. "These are the kinds of things that we as ...

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    1. This is a complete re-imagination of how this site at this point in time and into the future should be designed to support this community and its future.
    2. In 2009, we were proud to host then-candidate Charlie Baker on this site, just as we were closing down the sawmill and the planing mill, with dreams of building a new North Amherst center.
    3. It's exciting to have Charlie Baker back today -- in his first term as our highly successful governor -- celebrating significant progress toward our dream.
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