Massachusetts Recovery Update
Week of February 27, 2011
Quote of the Week:
"We are still better positioned than any country in the world -- any country in the world -- to own the 21st century economically."
Vice President Joe Biden, in a speech to the National Governor's Association.
FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY
"We got to keep our careers. Now we are out there doing our jobs."
Fitchburg Police Officer Stacy Cronin, on the impact $1.1 million in Recovery Act awards had on her, her colleagues and the Fitchburg Police Department .
YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES
Don't Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: Stimulus turns two: Why it matters Read more.
Over 45 stimulus-funded clean energy projects celebrated in Central MAThe Patrick-Murray administration celebrated the two-year anniversary of the Recovery Act by highlighting the $9 million in stimulus investments in 45 clean energy projects in cities and towns throughout central Massachusetts. These projects have employed over 250 people and are expected to yield approximately 8.6 megawatts (MW) of new renewable energy capacity. .
Stimulus Stories: Fighting crime in Fitchburg, with the help of stimulusFor the Fitchburg Police Department, the economic downturn two years ago meant that police officers would have to be laid off. But thanks to stimulus grants the department was able to retain officers, acquire new equipment and hire a crime analyst which is partly credited with the city's reduction in crime over the past two years. Read more.
WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES
Opportunities for Individuals:
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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Southwick Apparel - CFO position
FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Brockton City Hall - Window Restoration
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