Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of June 20, 2010


Quote of the Week:

"This is my dream."

Cheryl O'Dell, on her job as a medical assistant at Fallon Auburn Clinic. O'Dell had been out of work for two years but found employment thanks to stimulus-funded training and help from Workforce Central Career Centers in Southbridge and Worcester.


photo: Marcella Albanese FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"Our stimulus projects kept people working."
Marcella Albanese, of Dracut-based Albanese Brothers, on the three stimulus contracts her construction firm is currently working on.






YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Don't Miss: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: Providing the Ability to Help Those in Need: The Power of Stimulus Read more


MA biotechs, hospitals boosted by health stimulus funds

photo: Lab Equipment
Mass High Tech reports that from the time the Recovery Act was enacted in February 2009, Massachusetts has received $622.8 million in health-related stimulus to support 1,502 projects, second only to California in both dollar totals and number of grants. Many of the grants, it writes, are given to projects that could potentially have a wide impact on public health. Read more.



Stimulus Stories: Stimulus up close: MassRRO Director Jeffrey Simon onsite in Barnstable

photo: Barnstable
The Town of Barnstable has received over $6 million through the Recovery Act to help fund much-needed wastewater, energy and road projects. Recently, Jeffrey Simon, director of the Massachusetts Recovery and Reinvestment Office, took a trip to the town to see the impact stimulus funds have had on these projects, on the town and on its citizens. Read more and don't miss <em>Cape Cod Time's</em> coverage of the visit.




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: Domestic Violence Victim/Witness Advocate

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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts

FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Early Childhood Information System

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