Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of December 18, 2011


Happy Holidays from the MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office!

Quote of the Week:

“Using federal stimulus funds, the city is now able to offer low or even no-cost weatherization to residents that can cut energy bills nearly 30 percent.” 
 

Boston’s Chief of Environmental & Energy Services Jim Hunt, on a stimulus-funded Boston program that provides energy efficiency services to residents in the city.


photo: Bernie ClairmontFACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

“We are giving utilities a better understanding of what the transmission lines are capable of.”

Bernie Clairmont, Senior Project Manager for EPRI, on the wide-ranging impact of the company’s stimulus-funded research project at its Lenox facility.




YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Don’t Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: Educating the next generation in solar energy Read more.


Stimulus-funded MA Broadband project on schedule

photo: Power Lines The stimulus-funded project to bring high-speed Internet to over 120 communities in Western and Northern Massachusetts is on track to be completed by its target date of June 2013. The project involves the installation of 1,300 miles of fiber optic cable and is being undertaken thanks to a $45 million stimulus grant provided from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. Read and listen to WAMC’s report..
 

MA awarded grant in stimulus-funded early learning challenge

photo: Children in ClassroomMassachusetts is one of nine grant award winners in President Obama's Early Learning Challenge (ELC) competition and will receive significant funding over the next four years to expand high quality early education services and close achievement gaps in education. The state is eligible for $50 million under the ELC. The Challenge is part of President Obama's stimulus-funded Race to the Top initiative, which Massachusetts won in 2010, receiving $250 million to implement landmark reforms in public education. 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: Certified Nursing Assistant  

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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts

FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Pedal & Park Facilities At Various MBTA Stations 

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