• Greendale Mall Jan 1

    Worcester Board Approves Amazon Facility, Despite Opposition

    Worcester’s planning board has approved a site plan for the proposed demolition and redevelopment of the Greendale Mall as an Amazon “last mile” distribution center, despite concerns from neighbors about traffic, environmental impacts and noise. Board members on Wednesday said they didn’t want to invalidate neighborhood concerns, but they could only consider a narrow range of factors defined by...

  • distribution facility Dec 30, 2020

    Residents Raise Concerns Over Proposed Amazon Facility in Worcester

    Massachusetts residents who would be neighbors of Amazon’s proposed “last-mile” distribution facility continue to raise concerns surrounding traffic, noise, and the environmental impacts the facility could have on their neighborhood. Worcester residents echoed those concerns Monday at a Planning Board meeting and called for stronger commitments to worker protections, local hiring and a community benefits agreement, the Telegram &...

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