Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of June 19, 2011

Quote of the Week:

"This partnership will help our city become more energy-efficient while also achieving longterm savings here in the city of Fall River."

Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan, on the stimulus-funded agreement his city reached with energy service provider Ameresco to install and operate solar power-generating systems at three city schools and the wastewater treatment plant.


photo: Mayor Joe Curtatone FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"This project would have been dead without stimulus."

Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone, on the impact of the stimulus-funded road project on the $350 million redevelopment of the city's Assembly Square neighborhood. The road is considered the "spine" of the 70-acre site.




YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

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$2 Mil stimulus grant for purchase, upgrade at Littleton Station

photo: Train
A $2 million stimulus grant will enable the construction of a new public parking lot at the Littleton Commuter Rail Station. The grant is part of the $11 million in improvements being made to the Littleton Station through the $211 million Recovery Act-funded Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line project. Construction at the Littleton Station is expected to create 40 jobs. Read more.



Quincy development moves forward thanks to stimulus funds

photo: Quincy redevelopment
Developing a concourse across downtown Quincy has been in the works for decades in this city. But according to Quincy mayor Thomas Koch he's not sure how long it might have taken to finish this road project without $15 million in stimulus funds. The city received the funds for road and sidewalk rebuilding, demolition and other work. The concourse is on track to be finished in October and is part of a larger downtown development plan. Read more here and here.


WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES

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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Teacher Assistant - Haverhill

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FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Solar Domestic Hot Water System Equipment and Installation

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