Local media wrote about a sports facility that some officials are talking to New England Sports for Women about a potential project on the EMC site. Read the full article → from SWL: Officials talking to non-profit about potential soccer stadium at EMC site (Updated)
EMC: Roadwork done by end of summer; Dell merger approved today
Southborough Wicked Local reports that EMC Corp will finish work on its construction project at the Southborough and Westborough border this fall. But it apparently refers just to the roadwork. Read the full article → from EMC: Roadwork done by end of summer; Dell merger approved today
EMC to hold memorial service for cofounder on Thursday
By now you’ve surely heard the news that EMC cofounder and billionaire entrepreneur Richard Egan died last Friday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Egan had been diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer earlier this year. A public visitation and memorial service for Egan will be held on Thursday at EMC’s Southborough facility at 21 Read the full article → from EMC to hold memorial service for cofounder on Thursday
EMC gets approval from Conservation Commission, but will it build?
EMC recently cleared another hurdle in its bid to build a 10-building office park on 445 acres straddling the Southborough/Westborough line, but the company isn’t saying when or if it will actually move forward with the plan. A spokesperson told the Worcester Telegram & Gazette: “As we’ve said all along, we’re permitting to develop the Read the full article → from EMC gets approval from Conservation Commission, but will it build?
What impact will EMC layoffs have on Southborough?
EMC has a significant presence in Southborough. And in addition to existing offices on Coslin Drive, the company has proposed a new 1.5-million-square-foot complex to be built on the Southborough/Westborough line. So, as the Boston Globe reports, people in this area are watching the recent news of restructuring and layoffs closely. Southborough Town Planner Vera Read the full article → from What impact will EMC layoffs have on Southborough?
Westborough to hold public hearing on EMC
The EMC project continues to roll on, despite the company’s recent announcement of layoffs and cost-cutting. The next step is a series of meetings with the Westborough Conservation Commission. A public hearing will be held on Tuesday at 7:00 pm in the Forbes Municipal Building (map). The Westborough Conservation Commission once before rejected the EMC Read the full article → from Westborough to hold public hearing on EMC
EMC gets approval from Westborough Planning Board
EMC is one step closer to building a 10-builing, 445-acre complex on the Southborough/Westborough border having secured the approval of the Westborough Planning Board last week. EMC got approval from Southborough’s Planning Board earlier this year. Discussions between EMC and the towns have stretched years and at times have been contentious. Southborough went to land Read the full article → from EMC gets approval from Westborough Planning Board
Westborough conservation commission expands authority, may impact EMC project
EMC’s plan to build a 10-building complex on 445 acres on the Westborough-Southborough line may have been approved by the Southborough Planning Board, but it still needs the okay of both the Southborough and Westborough conservations commissions. In a special town meeting last night, Westborough voters approved a wetlands protection article that will give their Read the full article → from Westborough conservation commission expands authority, may impact EMC project
Public forum to discuss habitat protection report – 10/15
Last month I blogged about a Mass Audubon report that identified the top priorities for habitat preservation in Southborough. At the top of the list are parcels owned by EMC. Just last week EMC secured the approval of the Southborough Planning Board to develop their land into a 10-building office complex. You can view the Read the full article → from Public forum to discuss habitat protection report – 10/15
EMC plan approved
The Planning Board on Monday night approved EMC’s plan to build a 10-building office and research complex on 445-acres off Rte. 9. The decision caps more than 2 years of back-and-forth between the town and EMC over the project. As part of the construction project, changes will be made to Rte 9 and its connector Read the full article → from EMC plan approved
Planning Board met with EMC and decided … what?
On Monday night the Planning Board met with EMC officials to discuss 16 conditions attached to EMC’s proposed 445-acre development on the Southborough-Westborough line. This is the latest in a series of discussions about the project. In August, Southborough rejected the project because they didn’t have time to review last-minute details provided by EMC. EMC Read the full article → from Planning Board met with EMC and decided … what?
EMC resolves dispute with Westborough, now on to Southborough
The town of Westborough and EMC, Corp have resolved a dispute that had stood in the way of EMC’s proposed office park on the Southborough-Westborough town line. The Westborough Conservation Commission had rejected EMC’s original proposal because it did not provide enough detail about drainage and other aspects of environmental impact. The state Department of Read the full article → from EMC resolves dispute with Westborough, now on to Southborough
Conservation report sparks controversy
Controversy over commercial development in Southborough is nothing new, and here’s the latest. A new report by the Mass Audubon Society lists two EMC-owned properties as the highest-priority for town conservation efforts. Other properties on the list include land off Pine Hill Road owned by the Rousseau family, along with parcels owned by St. Mark’s Read the full article → from Conservation report sparks controversy
Westboro Conservation Committee seeks broader authority
From OnTheCommon.com: “If the bylaw passes, the Conservation Commission could require developers to submit information about drainage and other issues. One of the commission’s complaints about EMC Corp., which is seeking to erect a 10-building office park on the Westboro-Southboro line, is that the company did not submit enough information about its plans.” … Full Read the full article → from Westboro Conservation Committee seeks broader authority