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North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation’s Regional Business Investment Fund Establishes Community Center

The WCAC received a loan of $216,000 from NCMDC’s RBIF, in partnership with Athol Savings Bank, to renovate the space formerly known as Playaway Bowling Alley. The non-profit organization serves more than 450 households by providing healthy food, emergency heating services, housing assistance, economic mobility, and more. The new, larger space will allow the WCAC […]

Healey-Driscoll Administration Requests President Biden Issue a Major Disaster Declaration Following Devastating Impacts of September 11-13 Storms

Governor Maura Healey has requested a Major Disaster Declaration from President Biden to support the ongoing recovery of Massachusetts communities impacted by severe weather and flooding in September. If granted, this declaration would secure access to federal assistance programs for Bristol, Hampden, and Worcester counties. The storm that began on September 11 caused extensive flooding across […]

Mass. Eyes Trillion-Dollar State Club

Source: State House News Service Author: Colin A. Young The broad goal of the economic development plan the Healey administration put forward this week is to build upon the state’s strong points to keep Massachusetts an ideal place to live, raise a family and grow a business well into the future. But another aspiration was […]