Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of September 12, 2010


Quote of the Week:

"The construction of this garage is the key that finally unlocks the development potential we have always known existed here at the heart of the first public beach in America."

Revere Mayor Tom Ambrosino, on the development of the stimulus-funded Wonderland T station garage, which will allow a $500 billion commercial and residential project to finally begin construction.


photo: Joe Kerigan FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"The ARRA funding has quadrupled the number of homes we are weatherizing."

Joe Kerigan, Weatherization Director for Springfield Partners for Community Action, on the impact of the anti-poverty agency's $8.3 million stimulus award on its weatherization program.


YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Don't Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: In Worcester, An Anti-Poverty Agency Helps its Neediest Read more.


Groundbreaking for stim-funded Whittier Street Health Center building

photo: Whittier Health Center Groundbreaking
The Whittier Street Health Center in Roxbury broke ground on a new 78,000-sf facility which will nearly double the capacity of services. The estimated $35 million expansion of Whittier includes $12 million from the Recovery Act which Governor Patrick advocated for with the Obama Administration. The project will also create 450 construction jobs and 50 permanent, full-time jobs. Read more.



Stimulus Stories: Partnering to provide opportunity, in Springfield

photo: Springfield Partners
When Springfield Partners for Community Action received its stimulus awards they wanted to make sure they used the funds in the most effective way possible. They did - with six local social service partners who have been able to help the agency use the funds to expand their services, hire staff and develop programs to help their clients get back on their feet. 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: Strategic Planning Consultant - Family Resource Center of Northern Berkshire County

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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts

FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Holyoke Community College Cooling Tower and Chiller Replacement

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