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Transit center promotes development in Franklin County Posted on May 10

Transit center promotes development in Franklin County

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio Recently, I had the pleasure of attending the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the John W. Olver Transit Center in Greenfield with Governor Patrick, Lt. Governor Murray, and U.S. Representatives John Olver and Jim McGovern. This   …Continue Reading Transit center promotes development in Franklin County

Renovations revived, thanks to Stimulus Posted on May 7

Renovations revived, thanks to Stimulus

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio One of the most satisfying aspects of the Stimulus Program is investing to jumpstart much needed renovations that had been stopped due to the economic downturn. Many of these projects were scheduled to begin   …Continue Reading Renovations revived, thanks to Stimulus

Charlestown rink receives energy efficient improvements Posted on Apr 10

Charlestown rink receives energy efficient improvements

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio As Director of the State’s Recovery Office, I have visited well over one hundred different ARRA-funded projects over the past three years ranging from multimillion dollar research ventures that push the boundaries of current   …Continue Reading Charlestown rink receives energy efficient improvements

Providing researchers with the tools to solve the problems of tomorrow Posted on Nov 5

Providing researchers with the tools to solve the problems of tomorrow

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio Over the past year, I’ve visited an awe-inspiring range of projects and programs that have received stimulus awards and heard about the direct impact these awards will have on the people of the Commonwealth.   …Continue Reading Providing researchers with the tools to solve the problems of tomorrow

Lakeville, MA: A town tells its stimulus story Posted on Oct 22

Lakeville, MA: A town tells its stimulus story

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio If anyone doubts the breathtaking range of projects being funded by stimulus, they should have come with me on my recent visit to Lakeville. This picturesque, once rural South Coast town is struggling, like   …Continue Reading Lakeville, MA: A town tells its stimulus story

A Stimulus Celebration: The Faces Behind the Numbers Posted on Feb 19

A Stimulus Celebration: The Faces Behind the Numbers

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio We’ve been celebrating Stimulus’ first year anniversary with a series of events in different parts of the state.   The focus of the celebration was on how Stimulus has impacted and changed lives.  I   …Continue Reading A Stimulus Celebration: The Faces Behind the Numbers