Economic Development Committee

Update: EDC meeting scheduled for 3/17/20 was canceled and will be rescheduled for a date to be determined.

COVID-19 Updates for our Business Community: 

The Town will do our best to provide you with any updates on resources that become available to help North Reading's businesses through this crisis. 

Resources from the Commonwealth:

Resources and Guidance for Businesses - this link provides an easy access point to several resources for businesses, including administrative tax relief measures, MEMA's private sector hotline and information about assistance offered by the Small Business Administration

Press release - Baker-Polito Administration - new health care resources and other assistance (3/20)

Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL) 

Press release on support offered by the Small Business Administration

Fact sheet - Resources provided by the Small Business Administration



Attend the North Reading Economic Development Committee's Business Community Workshop!

30 PM Kitty's

The event is free, but kindly RSVP for planning purposes.

The North Reading Economic Development Committee (EDC), created in early 2015, acts as an advisory board to the Board of Selectmen and Community Planning Commission. The EDC focuses on developing the town's economy and strengthening the local businesses. For a complete description of the EDC's responsibilities, please see their approved charge:

North Reading Economic Development Committee Charge

Meetings are generally held the third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in Town Hall. The EDC is supported administratively by the Community Planning Department

For more information, please contact Danielle McKnight, AICP, Town Planner, at 978.357.5206.