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Worcester Firefighters to be Rehired with Stimulus Funds

Filed in Lifestyle by on October 7, 2009 0 Comments
Worcester Firefighters to be Rehired with Stimulus Funds

Today the Patrick administration announced that they would be using discretionary funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to rehire laid off firefighters across the commonwealth.¬† This is welcome news for Worcester who according to the Telegram will be able to use the funds for 16 firefighters. Congressman James McGovern is quoted in […]

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USDA Awards Worcester $4.5 million from Recovery Act

Filed in Business by on September 11, 2009 2 Comments
USDA Awards Worcester $4.5 million from Recovery Act

This past Wednesday the USDA issued a press release announcing $89 million for projects across the US, including Worcester. The $4.5 million will be used to plant trees around the Central Massachusetts areas that were affected by the Asian Longhorned Beetle infestation that has taken many trees in the Worcester area. The American Recovery and […]

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