"Kristina Burkey knew she wanted her first brick-and-mortar store to be in Natick.
In the six months since she opened Calliope Paperie, a stationery and gift shop on the corner of North Avenue and Rte. 27, she found her instincts were right. Burkey is impressed with the activities and sense of togetherness she has experienced in Natick Center.
"People here value their town and want to invest in it," said Burkey, who lives in Marlborough.
And, while she understands concerns some people may have about increased development, Burkey is excited to see how redevelopment projects currently under construction add to the liveliness and mix of businesses in downtown."Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
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