Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of January 9, 2011

Quote of the Week:

"This is a whole new approach. We're the pioneers."

Lory Stewart, director of instructional technology at the Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School District, on the stimulus-funded online learning program that the district is implementing to help at-risk students stay in school.


photo: Pamela McCloud Lemur FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"We can now provide more comprehensive wrap around services."

Pamela McCloud Lemur, Director of The Women's Shelter, on the impact a series of stimulus awards had on her organization's ability to help victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in the Greater New Bedford area.


YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Don't Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: Reflections: A Year of Stimulus Read more.


An affordable housing revival, with help from stimulus

photo: Housing Project
A number of stalled affordable housing projects are being revived, thanks in part to an infusion of federal stimulus funds. Over the past two years Massachusetts received over $170 million in stimulus funds for affordable housing, which, in addition to other resources, has resulted in the creation of more than 2,000 affordable rental units. Read <em>The Boston Globe's</em> coverage of these projects.



Stimulus Stories: Helping Hardwick: A town's infrastructure gets a stimulus boost

photo: Hardwick, MA
The town of Hardwick has come a long way since its days as a hub of mill activity but much of its infrastructure is a sharp reminder that the area was built to accommodate that industry. To that end, the town has undertaken a number of crucial projects and it is the stimulus program that has ensured that these projects get done. Read more.


WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES

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