Westwood Groundbreaking November 2013

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On November 13, Governor Patrick announced a $5.5 million awardto support the reconstruction of the Canton Street/University Avenue intersection in Westwood and provide improved access to the University Station development, which will unlock significant private investment in the area.

Chelsea Announcement November 2013

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On November 12, Secretary Bialecki announced a $3 million grant to Chelsea to support Phase III of the Gateway Center Improvement Project, which will include the replacement of water mains, sewer separation, and make roadway and sidewalk repairs.

Melrose Announcement November 2013

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On November 12, Secretary Bialecki announced a $960,000 grant to Melrose to help support infrastructure improvements near the Highlands commuter rail station, including the reconfiguration of four municipal parking areas, sidewalk reconstruction, enhanced pedestrian lighting and crossings, traffic calming measures, pedestrian amenities, and period lighting.

Amesbury Announcement November 2013

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On November 1, Governor Patrick announced $1.6 million in additional funding to Amesbury to help support the Lower Millyard Improvement Project in the City’s downtown area.

Grafton Groundbreaking September 2012

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Monday, September 10 2012, the Grafton & Upton Railroad broke ground Monday on a $1 million Massworks supported revitalization project that will restore nine railroad crossings in Hopedale and Milford.

Easton Groundbreaking June 2012

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Friday, June 8, 2012- State and local officials were in Easton to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Ames Shovel Works industrial building. The town received a $3.2 million in MassWorks Infrastructure funds to support two public infrastructure components directly related to the private economic activity The adaptive reuse of the multi-building 8.17-acre complex will include 117 residential dwelling units 30 of which will be affordable units, a new gallery/museum, and new public open space.

Randolph Groundbreaking June 2012

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012 – Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray joined state and local officials in Randolph to break ground on the North Randolph Business District Improvement project, which is supported by a $1.3 million MassWorks Infrastructure grant and will help generate private development in the area. For the Full Press Release Click Here!

Quincy Groundbreaking July 2012

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Monday, July 2, 2012 – Secretary of Administration and Finance Jay Gonzalez joined state and local officials in Quincy today to break ground on Quincy’s Town Brook Culvert Enhancement Project, which was supported by $10.1 million in MassWorks funding and is part of the city’s plan for redeveloping a portion of its downtown.To read the full press release, Click Here!

Winthrop Groundbreaking June 2012

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The City of Winthrop was awarded $500,000 under the MassWorks Infrastructure Program in the Fall of 2011. Construction began in June for the Ingleside Park Revitalization. The project will improve the park and provide necessary upgrades to the existing storm water system to decrease flooding in the park and nearby streets

Holyoke Milestone November 2011

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011 – Governor Deval Patrick today joined academic leaders and state and local officials to celebrate the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center's (MGHPCC) “topping off” ceremony, marking the completion of the steel structure of the cutting edge facility. The project is expected to create a total of 600 construction jobs, 130 research jobs at the partnering universities and 13 permanent positions at the center.

Gardner Ribbon Cutting June 2011

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Thursday, June 30, 2011 - Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray today joined Gardner Mayor Mark Hawke, state and local officials, and employees and executives from Lisciotti Development for the grand opening of 354 Main Street, a $2.5 million private redevelopment project that has created 25 new jobs and will encourage economic growth in the area. The Patrick-Murray Administration helped advance this project by awarding a $425,000 MassWorks Infrastructure Program grant to construct a parking lot and retaining wall.

Saugus Groundbreaking December 2011

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Thursday, December 8, 2011 - Lieutenant Governor Murray announces funding for infrastructure improvements on Route 1 in Saugus.

Salem Announcement November 2013

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On November 13, Secretary Bialecki announced a $1.275 million award to Salem to support the improvement of Grove Street from Harmony Grove Road to Goodhue Street, which will produce a "complete streets" circulation environment with pedestrian and bicycle accommodations.

Malden Announcement November 2013

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On November 12, Secretary Bialecki announced a $3 million grant to support the Downtown Revitalization and Transit Reconnection Project, which will help reestablish Pleasant Street as the main gateway to the heart of the City’s downtown community and will increase residential and pedestrian access to the Orange Line MBTA station.

Marlborough Announcement November 2013

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On November 5, Governor Patrick announced a $1.6 million grant to support roadway, bicycle and pedestrian improvements along Simarano Drive in Marlborough’s Southwest Quadrant.

Brockton Announcement October 2013

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On October 29, Governor Patrick announced $11 million in additional funding to help support the redevelopment of Enterprise Block, a centrally located square that will bring growth and opportunity to downtown Brockton.

Gardner Ribbon Cutting September 2012

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Victoria Maguire joined an array of local, state and federal officials for the ribbon-cutting of a new Price Chopper supermarket in Gardner. The area near the project has benefitted from our MassWorks program, and the supermarket represents a great effort by a number of agencies

Braintree Ribbon Cutting August 2012

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Secretary Richard Davey attended the Braintree Weymouth Landing ribbon cutting on Tuesday August 28th with Mayor Joseph Sullivan of Braintree and Mayor Susan Kay of Weymouth. The Towns were awarded a $2,541,000 MassWorks grant, for road and pedestrian improvements at the Braintree Weymouth Landing. This investment will support growth opportunities for the 76 businesses located in this area that already employ more than 700 full time employees, and it is expected to leverage 75 new jobs.

Taunton Groundbreaking June 2012

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012 –MassWorks Director, Victoria Maguire and MassDevelopment Staff celebrate the groundbreaking of the Myles Standish Industrial Park Zone 1 project that received $3.149 million MassWorks Grants to create Charles F. Colton Road and its utilities. The project was also supported by a Federal Economic Development Administration grant for $1.5 Million. The private development of the land accessed by the new roadway would be 220 acres with 1,855,000sf of developable land and the project at full build-out will create an estimated 2,400 new jobs.

Haverhill Groundbreaking June 2012

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On June 16th work began on the Merrimack Street Parking Garage . This shovel ready project was made possible by a $1.2 Million MassWorks Infrastructure Grant awarded to the City in the Fall of 2011. In addition improvements on the garage, funding will be used to design a rail trail, replace streetlights and improve streetscaping on Merrimack Street. The grant will continue the City’s Merrimack Valley Street Renaissance Extension Initiative.

Burlington Groundbreaking June 2012

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Crews began work on 4th Avenue in Burlington began in early June. In the photo, a crew member lays conduit and piping for the project. The Town was awarded $1.5 Million for public infrastructure upgrades to 4th Avenue in Northwest Park project. Public investment will enable Nordblom Company to continue its ongoing transformation of an aging business park into a vibrant, mixed-use neighborhood, fully approved to comprise up to 4.6 million square feet.

Oxford Announcement January 2011

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Thursday, January 5, 2012 – Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray today joined state and local officials at IPG Photonics to announce a $2.2 million MassWorks Infrastructure Grant for the Town of Oxford and $1.7 million in Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP) tax credits for Oxford’s IPG Photonics. The company plans to expand its facility by 101,500 square feet and add 175 new employees

Plympton Groundbreaking June 2011

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Thursday, June 23, 2011 - Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray today joined Senate President Therese Murray, Representative Tom Calter, Housing & Economic Development Secretary Greg Bialecki, local officials and Sysco Boston employees and executives to break ground on the company's new 650,000 square foot facility. The expansion project will create 75 new jobs, retain 852 existing jobs and leverage over $90 million in private investment. The Administration helped advance this project by awarding a $922,620 MassWorks Infrastructure Program grant for improvements to the Spring Street Roadway in March.