Community Preservation Committee

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Berkshire Eagle
City Council panel backs ballot question to fund rehab of historic sites, fix up city parks, create affordable housingsold last year generated $43,000 from registry fees that went to other CPA comm
City Council panel backs ballot question to fund rehab of historic sites, fix up city parks, create affordable housing
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
sold last year generated $43,000 from registry fees that went to other CPA communities. A CPA municipality relies on a Community Preservation Committee to vet all proposals seeking the locally controlled funding. The panel must include a... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Some reservation over Community Preservation Act in Billericacommunity development director. Dracut has a 2-percent surcharge for the CPA. H
Some reservation over Community Preservation Act in Billerica
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
community development director. Dracut has a 2-percent surcharge for the CPA. Helen Dunlap, chairwoman of the town's Community Preservation Committee, said there were not a lot of CPA projects at first, but now there's a lot of interest in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Community Preservation Act creates great dividea change that would bump the median homeowner’s annual surcharge from $119 to $
Community Preservation Act creates great divide
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
a change that would bump the median homeowner’s annual surcharge from $119 to $178. Tom Catalano, chairman of Hamilton’s Community Preservation Committee, said the group has done an analysis and believes a 50 percent increase in the local... Read more
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Boston Globe
Suit challenges use of taxpayer funds for churchesdistricts. Peter Berry, chairman of the Acton Board of Selectmen, said the fun
Suit challenges use of taxpayer funds for churches
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
districts. Peter Berry, chairman of the Acton Board of Selectmen, said the funding requests were recommended by the town’s Community Preservation Committee, reviewed by the town’s attorney, and approved overwhelmingly by residents at Town... Read more
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Lowell Sun
New Westford fire station back on track and budgetof $5.5 million. If residents have a change of heart and want to renovate the e
New Westford fire station back on track and budget
Lowell Sun / Posted 16 days ago
of $5.5 million. If residents have a change of heart and want to renovate the entire building, that will be possible. The Community Preservation Committee will determine if any CPA funds will be eligible to fund rehabilitation of the Roudenbush.... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Suit: Acton broke law using state funds for churchesproject. n $15,000 for roof repair to the South Acton Congregational Church. Be
Suit: Acton broke law using state funds for churches
Lowell Sun / Posted 20 days ago
project. n $15,000 for roof repair to the South Acton Congregational Church. Berry told The Sun that Acton's Community Preservation Committee presented the request, which was deemed an "historic nature" and not strictly religious use.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Suit challenges use of Community Preservation Act funds for churchesBerry, the chairman of the Acton Board of Selectmen, said the funding requests
Suit challenges use of Community Preservation Act funds for churches
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
Berry, the chairman of the Acton Board of Selectmen, said the funding requests were recommended by the town’s Community Preservation Committee, vetted by the town’s attorney and approved overwhelmingly by residents at Town... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
The Mount moves toward year-round operations, hiking trailstrails. With a possible application in the works for funding next year, Wissle
The Mount moves toward year-round operations, hiking trails
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 22 days ago
trails. With a possible application in the works for funding next year, Wissler plans to invite members of the Lenox Community Preservation Committee for a site visit soon. The long-term goal is to include Edith Wharton Park on the shores of... Read more

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