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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 ››

Senate Passes CPA Amendment for FY2017 Budget Including $10 Million for Trust Fund

May 26, 2016: We're pleased to report that our efforts to obtain state budget surplus funds in the Senate budget were... more ››

Senate Budget Debate Includes CPA Amendment for $25 Million

May 23, 2016: The Massachusetts Senate will begin debating the FY2017 state budget on Tuesday, May 24th as we move into... more ››

Abington Adopts CPA Among a Flurry of CPA Activity This Year

Apr. 30, 2016: It's been a very active year so far for CPA adoption activity across the state. On April 30th, Abington... more ››

Mayor Walsh Endorses CPA Adoption for Boston

Apr. 28, 2016: At a well-attended press conference held outside Boston City Hall, local proponents of CPA adoption in... more ››

House Budget Includes $10 Million for CPA From FY16 surplus

Apr. 27, 2016: The Massachusetts House of Representatives has once again shown their support for CPA as they finalized... more ››

FY2017 House Budget Amendment Calls for $25 Million for CPA

Apr. 21, 2016: Representative Peter Kocot (D-Northampton) has filed an amendment to the House budget calling for up to $25... more ››

Boston City Council Public Hearing on CPA Adoption for November Ballot

Mar. 30, 2016: The Boston City Council Committee on Government Operations held a public hearing yesterday afternoon to... more ››

South Hadley Residents Launch CPA Campaign Website

Mar. 17, 2016: After a special town meeting vote in South Hadley last November, CPA was advanced to the Spring 2016 ballot... more ››

Meet the New Communications Director at the Community Preservation Coalition

Mar. 3, 2016: The Community Preservation Coalition is pleased to introduce our new Communications Director, Chase Mack.... more ››

Many Massachusetts Communities Now Considering CPA Adoption

Feb. 12, 2016: CPA has become a hot topic across the Commonwealth thus far in 2016. Three communities have already voted... more ››

Governor's Budget Proposal Contains CPA Surprise

Jan. 28, 2016: Each year, the first step in the state’s annual budget process is the release of the Governor's proposed... more ››

A sidewalk on a tree-lined Main Street. This type of project would not be allowable with CPA funds.

Court Decision Issued In CPA Sidewalk Lawsuit

Dec. 2015: Concluding a lawsuit filed against the town of Norwell, the Plymouth Superior Court ultimately ruled that it... more ››

Gradual Improvement in Trust Fund Collections

Nov. 23, 2015: After suffering declines in revenue last year, the Massachusetts Community Preservation Trust Fund has made... more ››

CPA Adoption Update: South Hadley On The Ballot

Nov. 19, 2015: The town of South Hadley in Hampshire County voted to place CPA on the ballot at Town Meeting on Wednesday... more ››

2015 Statewide CPA Trust Fund Distribution Announced

Nov. 17, 2015: The Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) has released the Community Preservation Trust Fund... more ››