Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of July 18, 2010


Quote of the Week:

"This is a great opportunity for the town in using stimulus funds. It's something we would not have been able to do on our own. We're pleased that we were selected (for the project) because this will save us money moving forward."

Ashland Town Manager John Petrin, on the impact of the two stimulus-funded energy projects in his town, solar panels at its DPW building and improved pumps at its Water Treatment Facility.


photo: Brian Scully FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"We focus on kids who need the help, those who need to get back on track."

Brian Scully, director of the stimulus-funded Summer YouthWorks program at Whitman Hansen Regional High School, on the types of teens his program works with - and helps.





YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

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Stimulus funds energy program for lower income homeowners

photo: Heating System
Recovery Act funds are launching the Oil Heat Efficiency Program (OHEP), a comprehensive residential energy efficiency program for homeowners with low to moderate incomes. The pilot program will provide rebates for the installation of new, high efficiency oil-fired heating equipment for about 500 homes in the state that use heating oil for space heating. Read more.



Stimulus Stories: YouthWorks puts teens to work and back in school

photo: YouthWorks at Work
For troubled teenagers struggling to make it through high school -- and through life -- the danger of not finishing high school, or worse, is real. At Whitman-Hansen Regional High School, teacher Brian Scully runs a stimulus-funded YouthWorks program that gives these teens not only real world job skills but also provides them with the opportunity to catch up on their school courses. Read more.




WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES

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Opportunities for Individuals:

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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Office Assistant - Quincy Community Action Programs

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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts

FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Chelmsford - Roadway Reconstruction and Related Work on a Section of Parkhurst Road

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