Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of July 3, 2011

Quote of the Week:

"It's really going to change the whole look of the neighborhood."

Joseph Borbone, director of engineering for the city of Worcester, on the stimulus-funded renovation of the Canal Disrtict there.


photo: Fire Chief Michael Gomes FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"It would have been impossible for us to do this without the stimulus grant."

New Bedford Fire Chief Michael Gomes, on the stimulus-funded training program for his new recruits that enabled his department to secure a $12.2 million SAFER grant.



YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Don't Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: Stimulus was here Read more.


Stimulus-funded "Knowledge Corridor" rail project advances

photo: Train
The US Department of Transportation has signed the agreements to award nearly $73 million for construction of the "Knowledge Corridor" along the Connecticut River rail line in western Massachusetts. The project is funded through the Recovery Act and will revitalize the existing Connecticut River rail line which runs from Connecticut, through Massachusetts to Vermont, providing a more direct route, faster service and restored access to the cities of Northampton and Greenfield. Read more.



Stimulus Stories: Keeping firefighters -- and New Bedford -- safe

photo: MA Firefighting Academy
For MA Fire Commissioner Steven Coan, the training of firefighters is of paramount importance and the Fire Services' Massachusetts Firefighting Academy is a crucial element of the state's effort to fight fire. That is why the stimulus-funded training program that was provided to New Bedford firefighters was so significant to Coan. It was also significant to New Bedford's fire department and to the citizens it keeps safe. 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: State Aid Coordinator

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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts

FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Wind Turnbine Installation Project

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