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Middlesex 3 Coalition Seeks Development of Regional Identity

By Kim Siebert Macphail

BEDFORD – THE BEDFORD CITIZEN – On October 2, Bedford Town Manager and Middlesex 3 Coalition President Rick Reed delivered opening remarks at an extremely well-attended Coalition kick-off meeting. The Middlesex 3 Coalition is a non-profit public/private partnership that helps businesses that locate in Bedford, Billerica, Burlington, Chelmsford and Lowell with transportation and infrastructure improvements; workforce training programs and employment development initiatives;advocacy on behalf of the region to state and federal legislators; connecting business leaders with municipal and financial contacts;streamlining permitting processes; and identifying development sites for business growth. read more…

Come Stay by Route 3

By John Laidler, Globe Correspondent

BOSTON GLOBE – The partnering municipalities — Bedford, Billerica, Burlington, Chelmsford, and Lowell — have devised a brand name – Middlesex 3 — for their shared highway corridor, along with a logo.  The communities recently formed a nonprofit – The Middlesex 3 Coalition – to spearhead the initiative, and have begun recruiting businesses and other groups to join them. Read more…