Week of April 18, 2010
Quote of the Week:
"Not only will this grant result in significant energy efficiency improvements and cost savings at Jack Satter House, it will serve as a model for how other organizations can incorporate sustainable, green building elements to create environmentally friendly communities.''
Len Fishman, CEO of Hebrew SeniorLife, on the $4 million stimulus award that will fund a green retrofit for the low income senior housing community.
FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY
"I can go to bed at night knowing I can go to work and support my family."
YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES
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MBTA launching fleet of new stim-funded hybrid buses
A new fleet of hybrid buses was purchased with stimulus funding and will allow the MBTA to serve more bus riders on some of its most popular routes. The buses will reduce pollution in Boston neighborhoods by 20% or more. Read more.
Stimulus Stories: Stimulus up close: MassRRO director Jeffrey Simon visits Western Mass
Jeffrey Simon, director of the Massachusetts Recovery & Reinvestment Office, took a two-day "stimulus tour" of Berkshire County to see the impact of stimulus in the western part of the Commonwealth. Read more and see what The Berkshire Eagle and National Public Radio had to say on the visit.
WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES
Opportunities for Individuals:
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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts
FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Web-based Online Graduate Admissions Application and Prospect Management Tool
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