Week of October 17, 2010
Quote of the Week:
Dr. Dana Mohler-Faria, President of Bridgewater State University, on the stimulus funding the university received.
FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY
"I would have had to lay off six to eight employees. This job gave us a boost."
Don't Miss: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: Lakeville, MA: A town tells its stimulus story Read more.
Groundbreaking for the $55.5 mil stimulus-funded Wachusett Commuter Rail Extension Project
The $55.5 million Wachusett Commuter Rail Extension Project has begun construction. The project, funded by the stimulus-funded Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant, will extend the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line by 4.5 miles to a brand new Wachusett commuter rail station. The project also includes track improvements to support freight and passenger rail and a new layover facility. Read more.
Stimulus Stories: Spotlight on New Bedford: Stimulus helps a city stay afloat
Like any city or town across the Commonwealth, New Bedford has had to contend with the recent recession and budget cuts while struggling to maintain the level of services its citizens need and deserve. Stimulus is helping the city when it needs it most. Read more.
WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES
Opportunities for Individuals:
FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Network Administrator - EnerNOC
Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts
FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Worcester - Blackstone Canal District Streetscape Improvements
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