For Immediate Release - October 12, 2010

Patrick-Murray Administration Energy Officials Present Green Communities Grants to Hanover, Mashpee, and Kingston

MEDIA ADVISORY

What

Officials of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) and its Department of Energy Resources (DOER) will present municipal officials from Hanover, Mashpee, and Kingston with Green Communities grants to help finance projects that reduce energy use and costs. The three municipalities are among 35 cities and towns selected to share $8.1 million in Green Communities grants, funded through proceeds from carbon allowance auctions under the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).

Who

EEA Secretary Ian Bowles
Senate President Therese Murray
DOER Commissioner Phil Giudice
DOER Green Communities Division Director Mark Sylvia
Area legislators
Municipal officials

When

Thursday October 14, 2010 Time: 11 a.m.

Where

Kingston Town Hall, 26 Evergreen Street, Kingston

Directions

From the North - Take Route 3 South to Exit 10. Turn right onto Route 3A South. At the traffic light, turn left, following Route 3A South through one traffic light at the top of the hill, and then through the center of Kingston, approximately 1 mile. After second traffic light at the railroad tracks, take the first right, Evergreen Street. Kingston Municipal Complex, where the Town House, the Animal Shelter, and Streets,Trees and Parks Department are located, is about a quarter of mile on the right, #26.

From the South - Take Route 3 North to Exit 9. Turn right onto Route 3A North. Follow 3A north through three sets of lights. Just before fourth light and railroad tracks, turn left onto Evergreen Street. Kingston Municipal Complex, where the Town House, the Animal Shelter, and Streets,Trees and Parks Department are located, is about a quarter of mile on the right, #26.

Park in the lot at the back of the Town House and enter through the back door.