McGovern Celebrates Year-Long Effort by Worcester Community to Begin Revitalization of West Boylston Street and Neighborhood
WORCESTER, MA – June 22, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) joined Worcester community leaders to participate in the first West Boylston Street Beautification Project and tree planting. Community members and volunteers came together to plant 30 trees along the stretch of West Boylston Street across from the Greendale Fire Station.
“Today I am proud to join our great Worcester community to celebrate the first phase of the West Boylston Street Beautification Project and Tree Planting,” Congressman McGovern said. “We can already see the difference these beautiful trees will make and I want to thank all of our great leaders and volunteers who helped to make this possible. Projects like these will help us to sustain a vibrant neighborhood where businesses and families thrive. This is just the beginning and I look forward to working with our community to support many more projects like this.”
“The work of the Worcester Tree Initiative continues to improve the landscape of our neighborhood and Saint-Gobain is honored to support and be a part of their effort,” said Bradley H. Johnson, vice president, Saint-Gobain Abrasives North America.
Joining Congressman McGovern at today’s event were Worcester City Manager Ed Augustus, Jr., State Representative Jim O’Day, Worcester City Councilor Tony Economou, Worcester DPW Commissioner Paul Moosey, Pan Am Railways president David A. Fink, as well as volunteers and community members.