Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of May 29, 2011

Quote of the Week:

"We're proud to be a partner in delivering $6.7 million in funding to this project through our Recovery Act Green Retrofit Program that is creating hundreds of jobs and setting the standard for energy retrofits throughout the country."

US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan, on the stimulus-funded deep energy retrofit of Castle Square Apartments in Boston's South End.


photo: Michelle Mawn FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"ARRA funding has allowed us to provide the most comprehensive of services to domestic violence victims."

Michelle Mawn, Director of the Victim's Assistance Program for the Plymouth District Court, on the stimulus funds that enabled her program to retain a full time domestic violence advocate.



YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Don't Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: How stimulus gets the job done Read more.


Gov. signs law to advance Quincy redevelopment project - Key road infrastructure funded with stimulus grants

photo: Building
Governor Patrick signed into law an act that will move forward the $1.6 billion urban renewal of downtown Quincy and create thousands of new construction and permanent jobs. The new law facilitates the City's land disposition agreement with the developer for the redevelopment of Quincy Center. Stimulus funds of $8.1 million will be used for key infrastructure elements of the project. Read more.



Stimulus Stories: An international company remains, and grows, in a small Berkshires town

photo: Iredale Mineral Cosmetics Company
The new headquarters of Iredale Mineral Cosmetics Company, an international developer of cosmetics, will be in Great Barrington. The company, whose products aer sold in 40 countries, was determined to remain here and thanks to a $4.6 million stimulus-funded Recovery Zone Facility Bond, along with other financing, Iredale Cosmetics is staying and growing in this small Berkshires town. 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: Family Mental Health Clinician

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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts

FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: HVAC Rooftop Replacement - Haverhill

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