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MA Supreme Judicial Court Issues Decision in Acton Lawsuit

Mar. 15, 2018: The Supreme Judicial Court has issued its ruling regarding the ongoing ten-taxpayer lawsuit against the... more ››

CPA Communities Awarded Majority of 2017 State LAND Grants

Mar. 5, 2018: The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) recently announced this year's open space... more ››

Last Term for State Representative & CPA Advocate Stephen Kulik

Feb.15, 2018: Representative Stephen Kulik, a longtime champion of the Community Preservation Act, announced this week... more ››

Supreme Judicial Court Delays Decision on Acton CPA Lawsuit

Jan. 24, 2018: Last September, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) heard oral arguments concerning the ongoing... more ››

ParkServe Online Tool - Mapping Your Community's Park Accessibility

Dec. 14, 2017: Over the last five years, building parks has quickly become one of the most popular uses of CPA funds for... more ››

Boston Breaks CPA Records with 113 CPC Applicants

Nov. 17, 2017: Boston was among the many success stories from just over a year ago when the city's residents voted to... more ››

November 2017 Statewide Trust Fund Distribution Announced

Nov. 15, 2017: The Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) today released the Community Preservation Trust Fund... more ››

10 Minute Walk Campaign - Creating Park Accesibility for All

Oct. 10, 2017: One in three Americans does not currently have a park or green space within a 10-minute walk of home. And... more ››

Review of the Supreme Judical Court Hearing on the Acton CPA Lawsuit

Sept. 8, 2017: Yesterday morning, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court heard oral arguments concerning the ongoing CPA... more ››

Historic New England Field School: Using Easements to Protect Historic Properties

Sept. 7, 2017: Join Historic New England preservation experts for an in-depth course designed for historic preservation... more ››

Supreme Judicial Court to Hear Acton CPA Lawsuit Oral Arguments on September 7th

Aug.14, 2017: As we have reported throughout the year, a group of local taxpayers, represented by Americans United for... more ››

Special Feature on the Arlington CPA Program

July 27, 2017: Arlington is one of CPA’s newest communities, having adopted the program in 2014. Since then, the town has... more ››

Follow the Coalition on Social Media

July 21, 2017: The Coalition is pleased to announce that we’ve officially launched our new social media presence on both... more ››

Chief Executives from 45 Cities and Towns Urge State Legislature to Support CPA

June 28, 2017: In a collaboration between the Coalition and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council, a letter was issued to... more ››

Senate Passes Budget Amendment to Bolster CPA Trust Fund

May 24, 2017: We're pleased to report a breakthrough in our efforts to bolster the CPA Trust Fund. Late Tuesday night... more ››

CPA Adoption Update: Northbridge on the Ballot

May 8, 2017: After a vote at their annual Town Meeting earlier this month, the town of Northbridge advances CPA to the... more ››

"An Act To Sustain Community Preservation Revenue" Receives Favorable Recommendation

May 1, 2017: Legislation has been filed at the State House that would provide for a higher CPA Trust Fund distribution for... more ››

The Coalition Testifies at Joint Committee on Revenue Hearing

Apr. 10, 2017: The Joint Committee on Revenue reviewed testimony supporting An Act to Sustain Community Preservation... more ››

Meet Our New Kuehn Fellow, Kaitlin Butler

Mar. 27, 2017: The Community Preservation Coalition is pleased to introduce our new Kuehn Fellow, Kaitlin Butler. Kaitlin... more ››

Dedham Residents Launch CPA Campaign Website

Mar. 6, 2017: After a town meeting vote last November, Dedham residents will now be voting on CPA adoption during their... more ››

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