Check out the latest news from Downtown Worcester from our press releases and stay current with local happenings and artist spotlights in our newsletters! Interested in learning more? Feel free to contact us.

Press Releases

Our media announcements highlight our efforts to enhance Downtown Worcester.

Downtown Worcester BID and Worcester Public Library Team Up for Public Art & Lighting Installation on Salem Street

11/29/22

The Downtown Worcester Business Improvement District (BID), in partnership with the Worcester Public Library and Worcester Public Library Foundation, has been awarded a $15,000 MassDevelopment Commonwealth Places seed grant for a large-scale public art and lighting project.

Read more here

$40k in Economic Development Bill Earmarked for BID to Address Quality of Life Issues Downtown

11/16/22

The Downtown Worcester Business Improvement District (BID) will receive an additional $40,000 to address quality of life issues in Downtown Worcester, thanks to the $3.76 billion spending plan signed into law by Governor Charlie Baker last week.

Read more here

Worcester Awarded $25,000 Grant to Focus on Quality of Life Downtown

11/3/22

The City of Worcester will receive a Massachusetts Downtown Initiative (MDI) Technical Assistance grant to create a quality of life amenities plan for Downtown Worcester in collaboration with the Downtown Worcester Business Improvement District (BID).

Read more here

Downtown Worcester Business Improvement District Enlivens Storefronts with Local Art

5/17/22

The Downtown Worcester Business Improvement District (BID) selected two local artists to bring new vibrancy to windows on Portland and Salem Streets in Downtown Worcester.

Read more here