Massachusetts Recovery Update
Week of December 12, 2010
Quote of the Week:
"These projects put the city of Pittsfield on the map for green energy."
Bruce Collingwood, Pittsfield's Director of Public Works, on how stimulus-funded energy projects have transformed his city.
FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY
"We had a number of projects that were ready to go but there was no funding. Stimulus got them moving."
Michael Hartnett, District 3 Construction Engineer for Massachusetts Department of Transportation, on the impact stimulus grants have had on the transportation projects in his region.
YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES
Don't Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: Helping the most vulnerable heal Read more.
Stimulus Funds boost Western Mass rail projectMassachusetts will receive an additional $2.8 million in stimulus funds which will be added to the $72.9 million high speed rail project along the Connecticut River rail line in Western Massachusetts. The funding was originally awarded to Wisconsin and Ohio but the incoming Governors of those states both indicated that they will not move forward with high speed rail projects. Read more and watch coverage of the award.
Recovery Works: The power of stimulus: Saving energy for a rainy dayAt Premium Power Corp., managing energy is not just a concept - it's a corporate mission. The North Reading-based company develops low cost, grid scalable batteries that have the capacity to store and retrieve energy. The company is in the process of demonstrating the efficacy of this technology thanks to a stimulus grant of $6 million through the Smart Grid Energy Storage Demonstration program. Read more.
WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES
Opportunities for Individuals:
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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Rehabilitation Counselor
FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Foxboro Housing Authority - Building Project
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