Week of March 7, 2010
Quote of the Week:
"It was a huge financial relief. It enabled us to stay in our home.''
FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY
"If the stimulus wasn't there, we would be in a shelter."
YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES
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Home Appliance Rebate Program Starts April 22
The stimulus-funded energy efficient appliance rebate program will launch in Massachusetts on April 22. The Recovery Act allocated $6.2 million to the Commonwealth to administer the rebate program, which is designed to spur household energy savings by taking high energy-consuming home appliances out of commission and replacing them with qualified ENERGY STAR models.
$72.5 Mil in Stimulus Funds for Transit Improvements
The Commonwealth was awarded $72.5 million in stimulus funding for numerous transit improvements, including two much-needed MBTA Red Line projects at busy stations in Quincy and Braintree. Read more.
Stimulus Stories: Stimulus Gives Dorchester House Much-Needed Boost
The Dorchester House, which provides medical, community and public health services to approximately 23,000 patients a year, was quickly approaching over capacity. But the stimulus awards it recently received promise to change all that. Read more.
WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES
Opportunities for Individuals:
FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Excavator Operator
Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts
FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Early Literacy RFP
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