Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of March 28, 2010

Quote of the Week:

"I've had to hire more people, and give others more hours. It stimulates business, employment and generates more sales and payroll taxes. That's the intent of stimulus."

Alan Lavine, sales manager at Percy's appliance store in Worcester on the state's stimulus funded appliance rebate program. Read about appliances eligible for rebates.



FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

photo: Francis Sealey



"More Than Words has been that step I needed to go on with my goals."

Francis Sealey, a participant of More Than Words, a social enterprise program for youth, on the impact the program, which received stimulus funds, has had on his life.




YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Don't Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: A Café, a Bookstore and a Path for a Life Read more


The US Department of Education announced its ARRA-funded Teacher Partnership Grants this week

photo: Chalk board
The Boston Teacher Residency Partnership through the Boston Plan for Excellence received a $15 million award, the highest of the 12 grants announced this past Wednesday. Read more about it here.




Stimulus Stories: Stimulus helps a Health Center get a permanent home

photo: Frederica Williams
The Whittier Street Health Center has a long history in Boston but it has been looking for a permanent home in the community it serves for nearly 30 years. Now, thanks in part to a stimulus grant, it is finally getting one. Read more.





WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES

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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Customer Service - Call Center

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