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McGovern Applauds $100,000 Federal Grant to Leicester to Help Town Study Improved Water Infrastructure

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“I’m proud my office was able to help secure this important federal investment,” said Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA). WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) together withLeicester Town Administrator David Genereux, announced that the town of Leicester has received a long-awaited $100,000 grant from the United States Economic Development Administration (EDA) […]

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Quinsigamond Community College Garners Workforce Success Grant

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WORCESTER =– Quinsigamond Community College was awarded a $249,527  grant in the first round of Senator Kenneth J. Donnelly Workforce Success Grants. QCC was one of only four community colleges to receive grant funding for training that will assist unemployed or underemployed people in filling in-demand jobs within the Commonwealth. […]

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Greater Worcester Community Foundation Now Accepting Applications for Community Grants

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WORCESTER COUNTY – Greater Worcester Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its Community Grant program. The Foundation’s largest competitive granting program of the year, Community Grants support nonprofit organizations that build healthy and vibrant communities through creating access to opportunity and upward mobility in Greater Worcester. Last year, the […]

Letter to the Editor: Southbridge Town Councilor David Adams Regarding Tuesday’s Ballot Initiative

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The Citizen Chronicle asked Southbridge Town Councilors to weigh in on the adult use marijuana ballot initiative which will be voted on by citizens on Tuesday, June 11. Below is a response from Councilor Adams. Dear Editor and Residents of Southbridge, Regardless if you are a user or not there […]

CCC Says Host Agreement Law is Unclear

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By Colin A. Young, State House News Service Courtesy State House News Service BOSTON – State law around the required contracts between marijuana companies and their host communities is not clear enough, the Cannabis Control Commission concluded Thursday as it agreed to formally request that the Legislature amend the law […]