Business View Magazine | June 2019

357 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE JUNE 2019 Mansfield, ASSACHUSETTS THE FUTURE IS IN GOOD HANDS T he Town of Mansfield, Massachusetts is a Bristol County showpiece of forward thinking, savvy planning, and strong business growth. Established in 1775 as part of the rich history of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Mansfield offers residents an outstanding school system, and a great environment for both active and relaxed living. The town is strategically located 40 miles south of Boston, Massachusetts and 35 miles north of Providence, Rhode Island – a popular transportation hub with its future in good hands. Recently, Business View Magazine spoke with Town Manager, Kevin Dumas, Town Planner, Shaun Burke, and Assistant Town Manager/Finance Director, John Stanbrook about the plethora of initiatives on the go in this busy, growing community. The following is an edited transcript of that conversation. BVM: Can you give us an economic overview of Mansfield? Dumas: “Mansfield is in a unique position, geographically, because we’re midway between the cities of Providence, RI and Boston, with access