Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of April 17, 2011

Quote of the Week:

"We're able to make an impact when we had the stimulus money to provide subsidies and partnerships in the community to pay for ongoing case management and stabilization."

Grace K. Carmark, executive director of the Central Massachusetts Housing Alliance, on the positive impact the stimulus program had on the anti-poverty agency's effort to reduce homelessness in Worcester County.


photo: Michelle Zine FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"The opportunity for therapies early on in a child's life makes all the difference."

Michelle Zine, on the stimulus-funded services her 18-month old son Jason is receiving at BAMSI's Early Intervention program.






YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES


Stimulus-funded green improvements celebrated at drinking water and wastewater treatment facilities in MA

photo: Solar Array Project in Easton
The Patrick-Murray Administration and the US Environmental Protection Agency presented environmental awards to 21 drinking water and wastewater treatment facilities across MA that have implemented innovative "green infrastructure" improvements that will cut their operating costs and significantly reduce their carbon emissions. Nearly all these projects benefitted from Recovery Act funds. Read more.



Stimulus Stories: Energy efficiency, with a little help from the sun -- and stimulus

photo: Milton HS Solar Project
The Recovery Act has provided approximately $32 million for solar projects across the state, and has essentially revived the solar industry in Massachusetts. This is in evident in the town of Milton which received $371K in stimulus funds, enabling the town to install three solar projects on two of its schools and its town hall. 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: Employment Trainer/Case Manager

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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts

FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Winthrop Housing Authority - Building Project

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