Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of October 17, 2010

Quote of the Week:

"From the construction of a new science building to the expansion of our studio space in Hunt Hall, we see these improvements as invaluable investments in the success of our students."

Dr. Dana Mohler-Faria, President of Bridgewater State University, on the stimulus funding the university received.


photo: Al Morteo FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"I would have had to lay off six to eight employees. This job gave us a boost."

Al Morteo, vice president of Federated Corp., on the stimulus-funded sewer project his company is working on.








YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Don't Miss: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: Lakeville, MA: A town tells its stimulus story Read more.


Groundbreaking for the $55.5 mil stimulus-funded Wachusett Commuter Rail Extension Project

photo: Train
The $55.5 million Wachusett Commuter Rail Extension Project has begun construction. The project, funded by the stimulus-funded Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant, will extend the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line by 4.5 miles to a brand new Wachusett commuter rail station. The project also includes track improvements to support freight and passenger rail and a new layover facility. Read more.



Stimulus Stories: Spotlight on New Bedford: Stimulus helps a city stay afloat

photo: Greater New Bedford Community Health Center
Like any city or town across the Commonwealth, New Bedford has had to contend with the recent recession and budget cuts while struggling to maintain the level of services its citizens need and deserve. Stimulus is helping the city when it needs it most. 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: Network Administrator - EnerNOC

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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts

FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Worcester - Blackstone Canal District Streetscape Improvements

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