Week of June 5, 2011
Quote of the Week:
"We wouldn't be here if the stimulus project had not happened."
Federal Reality Investment Trust executive Don Briggs, on the stimulus-funded road project in Somerville's Assembly Square that is considered the "spine" of the $300 million redevelopment of the 70-acre site here.
FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY
"Stimulus helped us expand our visibility within the community."
YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES
Don't Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: How stimulus gets the job done Read more.
Federal, state, city officials tour stimulus-funded energy retrofit at Castle Square
US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan, Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Congressman Capuano toured the country's largest and most aggressive energy savings project of its kind: the renovation of the 500-unit Castle Square Apartments, an affordable housing project in Boston's South End. The stimulus-funded renovation represents the largest Deep Energy Retrofit ever undertaken in the country, expected to slash energy usage by 72 percent. Read more.
Stimulus Stories: Helping a town, one road at a time
Right in the middle of the town of Lenox is the intersection of Routes 183 and 7A, and the start of a road that leads straight through the heart of the Berkshires. Travel on these roads, especially in the summer, is extremely heavy but the narrow roads were in terrible shape. Stimulus awards totaling approximately $4.3 million are providing much-needed reconstruction, restoration and improvements to the pavement, drainage and sidewalks here. Read more.
WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES
Opportunities for Individuals:
FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Curriculum Design Team Coordinator
Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts
FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Micro Combined Heat and Power Systems
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