The town of Boxford recently received a $13,626 Recreational Trails Program grant from the Department of Conservation. Grants such as this one allow community members to fully enjoy the beautiful parks around us through a variety of uses. Congratulations, Boxford! To learn more about the program, please click here.
Representative Mirra recently submitted an argument published in the Boston Globe, writing in favor of the MBTA’s plans to privatize the Arborway, Lynn, and Quincy Garages. “After years of mismanagement and neglect, the financially-plagued MBTA, is burdened with waste and inefficiency. As recently as 2015, it was projecting a cost growth rate that was three times dedicated revenues. Of the $132 million spent on bus maintenance in fiscal 2016, nearly $100 million …
West Newbury recently received a grant from the MA Department of Energy for $133,154. The grant will go toward upgrading the lighting systems in the Page Elementary School, Public Safety Building, Department of Public Works, and Recreation Pool. Congratulations, West Newbury! To learn more about this grant and others, click here.
On Tuesday, August 29th, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito visited the towns of Groveland and West Newbury to discuss the Green Community Grant (awarded to West Newbury) and the Community Compact Grant (awarded to Groveland). Representative Mirra met with the Lieutenant Governor as well as town officials to discuss implementation of programs funded by these community grants. Please click here to read more about these grants.