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.
FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY
"My life has completely turned around."
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
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
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
Opportunities for Individuals:
FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Head Custodian - Becket Washington School
Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts
FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Franklin Regional Transit Center - Building Project
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