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Acton Lawsuit Advances to Supreme Judicial Court

Feb. 14th, 2017: The highest court in the Commonwealth, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC), has agreed to hear... more ››

Meet the New Associate Director at the Community Preservation Coalition

Feb. 7, 2017: The Community Preservation Coalition is pleased to introduce our new Associate Director, Alison Leary.... more ››

November 2016 Statewide Trust Fund Distribution Announced

Nov. 16, 2016: The Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) has released the Community Preservation Trust Fund... more ››

CPA Adoption Update: Dedham on the Ballot

Nov. 15, 2016: Dedham became the first community to advance CPA to the ballot for spring of 2017 after their annual Town... more ››

Election Day 2016 Coverage - 11 New Communities Vote to Adopt CPA

Nov. 9th, 2016: It was an historic night for CPA, as 11 new communities voted to adopt the Act. This marks the highest... more ››

CPA Advocates Canvassing Across the State Leading Up to Election Night

Nov. 3, 2016: There are just a few short days left until November 8th when sixteen cities and towns across the state will... more ››

Local Campaigns Utilizing Online Tools to Advocate for CPA

Oct. 4, 2016: With only one month left until Election Day in November, we've seen a remarkable amount of activity in CPA... more ››

Kathy Roth Announces Her Departure; Coalition Seeking to Fill Associate Director Position

Sept. 30, 2016: Over the last 11 years, Kathy Roth has served as our Associate Director at the Community Preservation... more ››

Acton Update: Town May Proceed With Historic Preservation Grants

Sept. 23, 2016: In a closely-watched lawsuit questioning the Town of Acton's CPA grants to historic churches, a Middlesex... more ››

Many Communities Will Now Be Voting on CPA in November after Town Meeting & City Council Decisions

Sept. 9, 2016: After a record amount of activity this year, sixteen municipalities have placed CPA on the November 2016... more ››

CPA Adoption Update: East Bridgewater and Palmer on the Ballot

Sept. 9, 2016: This week, two final communities have succeeded in placing the question of CPA adoption on their November... more ››

CPA Update: Amesbury, Watertown, & Wrentham on the Ballot

Aug. 30, 2016: Three new communities have now succeeded in placing the question of CPA adoption on their November ballot... more ››

CPA Update: Billerica on the Ballot

Aug. 18, 2016: Local CPA advocates are celebrating in Billerica after a successfully gathering enough signatures to place... more ››

CPA Adoption Update: Pittsfield on the Ballot

Aug. 10, 2016: Pittsfield became the tenth community to advance CPA to the ballot this year after their City Council met... more ››

Lawsuit Filed Against Acton's Use of CPA Funds on Historic Religious Buildings

Aug. 2, 2016: The town of Acton has recently been sued by thirteen local taxpayers in an attempt to stop the town from... more ››

CPA Adoption Update: South Hadley Back on the Ballot

July 29, 2016: After an incredibly narrow loss for CPA Adoption during their spring election, local CPA advocates in South... more ››

New Legislation Affects CPA Transfers to Housing Trusts and CPA Exemption Deadlines

July 28, 2016: Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a municipal governance reform package that included two sections... more ››

Governor Baker Signs FY17 Budget Including CPA Funding

July 21, 2016: Earlier this month, Governor Charlie Baker signed the fiscal year 2017 budget, including the transfer of $... more ››

CPA Adoption Update: Springfield on the Ballot

July 19, 2016: Springfield became the eighth community to advance CPA to the ballot this year after their City Council met... more ››

Pittsfield and Springfield Move Forward on the Question of CPA Adoption

July 13, 2016: As Election Day approaches, the cities of Springfield and Pittsfield are both making progress towards... more ››