Governor Patrick in Lowell in February. There is some very good job growth news in the employment figures released today by the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. In February, Massachusetts gained 15,400 new sector jobs and the unemployment rate sank to 8.2%. That’s …Continue Reading More Jobs, Less New Unemployment Filings
Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio As part of my ongoing effort to see the Faces of Economic Recovery across the state, I recently paid a visit to the Lowell Police and Fire Departments. I knew that both departments received Stimulus …Continue Reading Helping a Great City: The Story of Stimulus and Lowell
Posted by: Liz Curtis, Executive Director, Massachusetts Interagency Council on Housing and Homelessness Across the state a revitalized effort is underway to work with faith communities in the effort to end homelessness. Today a group of faith-based organizations came together to talk about their successes …Continue Reading Faith communities working together to end homelessness
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