Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) is pleased to announce $950,000 in federal grant money from the National Park Service’s Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Grant Program to parks and recreational projects in Worcester, Northampton, Leominster, Northborough, and Sutton
Massachusetts Association of Realtors® Recognizes Realtors® Kelly Catallo and Lisa Farnworth for their Community...
The Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) announced today that Kelly Catallo of Keller Williams Realty in Medford and Lisa Farnworth of Pelletier Realty in New Bedford were named MAR’s 2016 Good Neighbor Award winners for their work on behalf of Boston Children’s Hospital and the Department of Children and Families respectively. The Good Neighbor Award recognizes Realtors® for their community activism. The award was presented at MAR’s Professional Awards Reception, which was held in conjunction with the Association’s 2016 Conference and Tradeshow at Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, CT
Governor Charlie Baker Reappointed Michael J. Dirrane as Chairman of the MassHousing Board of Directors. Dirrane is the longest-serving Board Member in the Agency’s 50-year history and at the completion of his new seven-year term will have served for 30 years, 21 of which will have been as Chairman. Dirrane leads the nine-member Board that governs MassHousing, which has provided more than $20 billion for affordable housing over five decades.
The Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) reported today that the number of homes put under agreement in September were up close to 18 percent from last year. Condominium pending sales were also up over 22 percent as prices for both property types continue to go up. The strong market was reflected in high Realtor® Market Confidence and Price Confidence Indexes
The Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) announced today that Edward Levine, of Fine Properties, Inc. in Shrewsbury, has been named recipient of the MAR Milton H. Shaw Distinguished Service Award for 2016. The award was presented at MAR’s Professional Awards Reception, which was held in conjunction with the Association’s 2016 Conference and Tradeshow at Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, CT.
The Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) announced today that Michelle Haggstrom, a Realtor® at Keller Williams Realty North Centra in Leominster is the Massachusetts Realtor® of the Year for 2016. Haggstrom was presented the award at MAR’s Professional Awards Reception, which was held in conjunction with the Association’s 2016 Conference and Tradeshow at the Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Connecticut.
Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) announced a $7,749,620 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for the Worcester Regional Airport. The new federal funding will support additional taxiway construction and will help Massport to continue their work to grow Worcester Airport and increase its capacity to serve Central Massachusetts travelers.
The Public Building Commission of the Town of Scituate, Massachusetts will issue periodic public updates about the construction progress for the Town Library project. Groundbreaking occurred on September 1, 2015. The project remains on budget. Completion is anticipated for early 2017.
MassDOT Announces Public Information Meeting Schedule on Turnpike Toll Plaza Demolition and Roadway Construction...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (RealEstateRama) -- The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will begin the demolition of all existing toll plazas on October 28, 2016...
The Baker-Polito Administration announced $125,000 in Planning Assistance Towards Housing (PATH) grant funding for the communities of Grafton, Auburn, and Lenox, and to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission. These awardees join 24 others that have received a PATH grant award since the program’s authorization in 2014.
Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is excited to announce a new development for the Indian Orchard neighborhood. Wellspring Harvest, of Wellspring Cooperative Corporation, is preparing to begin construction on the first commercial greenhouse in the City of Springfield. The greenhouse will be located on Pinevale Street in the Indian Orchard Business Park. Wellspring Harvest is prepared to begin site work and greenhouse construction as soon as purchase of the land is completed.
MassHousing and Department of Housing and Community Development Announce Loan Closings of $9.4 Million...
MassHousing and the state Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) announced $9.4 million in Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) loan closings today for affordable housing in seven communities.
Cynthia Lacasse has joined MassHousing as the Director of Rental Business Development where she will oversee rental lending product development, loan origination and approvals for the Agency’s multi-family lending operations
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today it is charging the owner of an apartment in Easthampton, Massachusetts with housing discrimination for refusing to rent an apartment to a couple with children because the unit was located on the third floor.Read HUD's charge.
Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) joined Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA) in announcing $1,873,778 in new federal funding for fair housing initiatives in Massachusetts. The funding comes from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and includes $300,000 for Community Legal Aid, Inc. in Worcester. The grant is through the Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) to assist victims of housing discrimination