The street's seen significant improvements over the past decade with public/private investment such as building renovations, the Clark Biscuit residential project and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' new facilities building.
Town officials will hold a public hearing next week to go over possible projects to contain in the annual CDBG application and, this year, the Community Development Office will propose including the long-discussed Russell Field renovation project.
The city is using Community Development Block Grant funding for fiscal 2017 to do the first phase of improvements at the senior center and the last phase, No. 12 to be exact, on the Armory on Ashland Street.
The bids to repair the Capitol Theatre marquee are higher than anticipated. But, the City Council feels it is worth it.
"In my opinion, the marquee is a jewel," said Ward 7 City Councilor Anthony Simonelli.