Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of April 3, 2011

Video of the Week:

Check out NBC News' coverage of a stimulus-funded weatherization training program -- which includes a unique "mockup" feature -- at Springfield Technical Community College.


photo: Juana Rodriguez FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"The stimulus money was a good investment for me and for the whole community."

Juana Rodriguez, on the impact of the stimulus-funded weatherization upgrades that were done to her home, on her and her foster children and on her Dorchester neighborhood.





YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

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Stimulus funds help Springfield Police stay safe

photo: Springfield Police
The Springfield Police Department was able to purchase crucial equipment and train and hire three new police officers, thanks to nearly $1.5 million in stimulus funds. Police Commissioner, William Fitchet says a lot of the equipment they had been using wasn't up to date. Since communication is key when it comes to officer safety, it was an investment they needed to make. Read more.



Stimulus Stories: A hands on -- and green -- approach to weatherization training

photo: MassGreen Initiative
At Community Colleges across the state students from all walks of life can now learn the latest in weatherization techniques in the most effective way: hands on. And it is a $1 million stimulus award that made that possible. With the funds, MassGreen Initiative built "mock ups" to teach students what they need to know in its Weatherization Installer Course. Read more.


WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES

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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Community Outreach Advocate - Boston Center for Independent Living

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

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