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More Jobs, Less New Unemployment Filings Posted on Mar 17

More Jobs, Less New Unemployment Filings

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

Helping a Great City: The Story of Stimulus and Lowell Posted on Jan 14

Helping a Great City: The Story of Stimulus and Lowell

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