Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of June 13, 2010


Quote of the Week:

"I see the economic value of this project - we all do - not just for today, but for the long term. We're going to deliver on the promise of South Coast Rail."

Governor Deval Patrick, on MassDOT's acquisition of the rail lines necessary for the restoration of commuter rail service between Boston and the South Coast region and the start of the stimulus-funded reconstruction of three rail bridges in New Bedford that will be part of the South Coast Rail project.


photo: Andrew Colburn FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"My life has completely turned around."
Andrew Colburn, on the stimulus-funded permanent weatherization job that enabled him to move out of a homeless shelter and reunite with his wife.




YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Don't Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: A New Era in Energy Begins in Charlestown Read more


East Boston neighborhood health center breaks ground on new stimulus funded facility

photo: East Boston Neighborhood Health Center's New Site
The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center broke ground on its new $20.7 million facility at 20 Maverick Square in East Boston. This is the first stimulus-funded health center project in the country to begin construction. The new 49,000 sf ambulatory care building received $12 million under the Recovery Act's Facility Investment Program. Read more.



Stimulus Stories: Learning to become financially literate, one dollar at a time

photo: Financial Literacy Class
Boston ABCD's Asset Development Program runs a stimulus-funded money management course that changes the way its students, who are mostly living below the poverty level, think about and manage their money -- and helps them get in charge of their finances. "I'm really impressed with how they want to make changes," says course teacher Danielle Banks of her students. 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: Head Custodian - Becket Washington School

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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts

FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Franklin Regional Transit Center - Building Project

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