Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of May 1, 2011

Quote of the Week:

"[The Recovery Act funds] created an active marketplace."

Paul Berthiaume, spokesman for medical software developer Meditech, on the impact of stimulus' investment in helping hospitals and medical clinics automate their records, which has enabled the company to expand, hiring nearly 620 people and opening a second site in Fall River.


photo: Dr. Lauren Barry FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"These kids were completely neglected until stimulus funded this program."

Dr. Lauren Barry, the director of Trauma Intervention Services at the Milford office of Wayside Youth & Family Network, on the ability of the Survivors of Trauma program to hire a multi-lingual counselor with stimulus funds to help Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking children and their parents get help and support during a traumatic event.


YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

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Dedication of stimulus-funded wind turbine at MA National Cemetery

photo: Wind Turbine
The Department of Veterans Affairs dedicated a new 50-kilowatt wind turbine at Massachusetts National Cemetery. The 120-foot tall structure is projected to produce up to 95 percent of the cemetery's annual electricity usage. The wind turbine project was funded through a $553K Recovery Act grant and is part of an overall VA energy conservation initiative. Read more.



Stimulus Stories: Helping crime victims when they need it most

photo: Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance
The Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance (MOVA) was created to advocate for and help victims of crime. A stimulus award of $930K is helping this office do that more effectively by enabling MOVA to maintain or develop six programs across the state to provide free support, resources and advocacy for crime victims. Read more.



WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES

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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Sewers

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FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Consultant Services - Department of Education

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