Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of September 26, 2010

Quote of the Week:

"It's not just about the scientific advancement of tomorrow. It's about actual economic growth today."

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., on the $18 billion the Recovery Act has provided for scientific research and how that funding will impact the future of America.


photo: Peggy Smith FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"This Center has turned our community around."

Peggy Smith, a single mother of four, on the impact of the stimulus-funded Homework Help Center, founded by the Montachusett Opportunity Council, on the Green Aces housing project where the Center is located.





YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Don't Miss: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: Providing the ability, to those with disabilities, to get a job Read more.


Metrowest firms to supply solar panels to state in stimulus-funded project

photo: Workforce Training
Renewable energy companies from Holliston and Marlborough will play key roles in what is one of the largest-ever projects to install solar panels on state-owned facilities. The $9.8 million program involves $5.3 million in Recovery Act funding. Renewable Sales of Holliston, a wholesale distributor, said it will supply 11,000 photovoltaic panels manufactured by Marlborough-based Evergreen Solar for the initiative. Read more.



Stimulus Stories: The fight against poverty in the Fitchburg area gets a stimulus boost

photo: Montachusett Opportunity Council
The Montachusett Opportunity Council is an anti poverty agency that serves Fitchburg, Leominster, Gardner and surrounding towns and cities. Last summer the agency received a total of $5.2 million in Recovery Act funds which it used to maintain and start many programs, hire new staff and provide more clients with assistance. The fight against poverty just got a little bit easier. 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: Lead Teacher - Community Teamwork, Inc.

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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts

FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: BRAINTREE - Roadway Reconstruction and Related Work on a Section of Union Street

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