Week of September 12, 2010
Quote of the Week:
Revere Mayor Tom Ambrosino, on the development of the stimulus-funded Wonderland T station garage, which will allow a $500 billion commercial and residential project to finally begin construction.
FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY
"The ARRA funding has quadrupled the number of homes we are weatherizing."
YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES
Don't Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: In Worcester, An Anti-Poverty Agency Helps its Neediest Read more.
Groundbreaking for stim-funded Whittier Street Health Center building
The Whittier Street Health Center in Roxbury broke ground on a new 78,000-sf facility which will nearly double the capacity of services. The estimated $35 million expansion of Whittier includes $12 million from the Recovery Act which Governor Patrick advocated for with the Obama Administration. The project will also create 450 construction jobs and 50 permanent, full-time jobs. Read more.
Stimulus Stories: Partnering to provide opportunity, in Springfield
When Springfield Partners for Community Action received its stimulus awards they wanted to make sure they used the funds in the most effective way possible. They did - with six local social service partners who have been able to help the agency use the funds to expand their services, hire staff and develop programs to help their clients get back on their feet. Read more.
WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES
Opportunities for Individuals:
FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Strategic Planning Consultant - Family Resource Center of Northern Berkshire County
Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts
FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Holyoke Community College Cooling Tower and Chiller Replacement
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