Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of March 20, 2011

Quote of the Week:

"We're impacting the 15,000 people who take classes here annually to think green so they can reduce their carbon footprint in their lives and communities."

North Shore Community College president Wayne M. Burton, on the stimulus-funded project to install 350 solar panels on a Danvers campus building. The project will save energy costs and reduce carbon emissions.


photo: Brenda and Payton Derito FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"These services have been a lifeline."

Brenda Derito, on the stimulus-funded services her two year old daughter Payton has received at BAMSI's Early Intervention program. Payton was diagnosed with Cerebal Palsy at nine months old.






YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Don't Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: Providing access and opportunity, with help from stimulus Read more.


Stimulus-funded broadband project in western MA gets final federal approval

photo: Power lines
The Massachusetts Broadband Institute has received final federal approval to advance the stimulus-funded MassBroadband 123 network project, which will expand broadband access in Western and north central Massachusetts communities. MassBroadband 123 is a critical component of Governor Patrick's initiative to expand broadband connectivity across the state. Read more.



Stimulus Stories: SMOC's Green Jobs Academy trains workers for weatherization jobs

photo: South Middlesex Opportunity Council Weatherization Work
South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC) launched its stimulus-funded Green Jobs Academy, a new program that trains workers for careers in weatherization. Participants, most of whom have some experience in construction, get two weeks of training in sealing, insulation and ductwork. The program then finds them a 60-day on-the-job training position with one of 20 contractors teaming up with SMOC. Read more and don't miss MassRRO's coverage of the program.


WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES

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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Performance Assessment Coordinator - Educational Specialist

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FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Pathways Out of Poverty Program

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