Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of November 23, 2009

"It means a lot because I was laid off."
Gilbert Pires, a flagman in Dennis, Mass., who was hired by Lawrence-Lynch Corp. of Falmouth under the Recovery Act.

YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Police officers, firefighters rehired with Recovery Act funds

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Federal stimulus funds of $17.8 million were awarded to hire, rehire or retain 83 police officers in 35 police departments and 105 firefighters in 85 fire departments.Read more about the public safety awards.

Five affordable housing projects are revived with Recovery Act funds

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Affordable housing developments in Haverhill, Mashpee, Springfield and two in Boston will restart thanks to $30.4 million in recovery funds. The awards will fill the projects' financing gaps created when tax credits could not leverage the equity needed to support construction costs. Read more about the housing developments awards.





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: Pediatric Occupational Therapist

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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts

FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Water Quality Grants totaling $750K

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