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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 ››

Gatehouse Media Covers CPA Programs in Local and Regional Papers

June 28, 2016: Over the last few weeks, Gatehouse Media and Wicked Local have been running a series of articles about the... more ››

CPA Adoption Update: Holyoke on the Ballot

June 22, 2016: After several months of consideration, Holyoke became the seventh community to advance CPA to the ballot... more ››

Coalition Advocates For Increased CPA Funding

June 15, 2016: Each year, the first step in the state’s annual budget process is the release of the Governor's proposed... more ››

Springfield Creates Advisory Committee to Consider CPA Adoption

June 1, 2016: Springfield has now added itself to the growing list of communities that are considering placing CPA... more ››

CPA Adoption Update: Chelsea on the Ballot

May 31, 2016: Chelsea became the sixth community to advance CPA to the ballot this year after their City Council met on... more ››