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Remembering Wellfleet's Barbara Gray: CPA and Preservation Champion Leaves Lasting Impact

June 30, 2014: CPA lost a dedicated advocate recently with the passing of former State Representative and Wellfleet... more ››

$25 Million for the CPA Trust Fund

June 30, 2014: Responding to calls from CPA advocates across the state, the legislative committee charged with reconciling... more ››

Arlington Organizes Ballot Committee for CPA Election

June 17, 2014: Earlier this spring, Arlington's Town Meeting voted to move the question of CPA adoption to their fall 2014... more ››

Woburn Puts CPA to Ballot Vote, New Bedford Moves One Step Closer

June 27, 2014: In the wake of widespread CPA adoption activity this spring, two more communities, New Bedford and Woburn,... more ››

Senate Passes CPA Amendment Including $10 Million for Trust Fund

May 21, 2014: On the first day of budget debate, the State Senate approved an amendment (Redraft OTH #4) to transfer $10... more ››

Spring 2014 CPA Town Meeting and Election Results Recap

May 21, 2014: It has been an exciting and optimistic spring season for the Community Preservation Act, as 12 communities... more ››

Newbury, Otis, Manchester Continue CPA Winning Streak

May 21, 2014: Last night, voters in Newbury and Otis moved the question of CPA adoption to their next regularly scheduled... more ››

Huge Show of Support for CPA in Senate

May 19, 2014: Although the House budget included a transfer of $25 million from the FY14 budget surplus to the CPA Trust... more ››

Conway Employs a Creative Idea to Increase Their CPA State Match

May 19, 2014: Last week, Conway voters approved a surcharge increase from 1.5% to 3% at their spring ballot election. In... more ››

Senate Proposal Did Not Include CPA Funding, Amendment Filed for $25 Million

May 15, 2014: Although the House budget included a transfer of $25 million from the FY14 budget surplus to the CPA Trust... more ››

Voters in Boxborough Move CPA Question to Ballot Vote

May 14, 2014: Last night CPA advocates in Boxborough celebrated a Town Meeting success. The CPA adoption warrant article... more ››

Despite Recession CPA Helps Communities Stay Afloat

May 10, 2014: In the wake an economic downturn, the following article by Jennifer Bray from The Enterprise discusses the... more ››

Voters in Egremont and Arlington Send CPA to the Ballot

May 8, 2014: During their spring Town Meetings this week, Egremont and Arlington residents voted to put CPA adoption on... more ››

Two More Towns Move CPA Surcharge Increase to Ballot Vote this Fall

May 6, 2014: Last night, two more communities, Amherst and Essex, voted at their Town Meeting to place a CPA surcharge... more ››

House Approves State Budget; $25 Million for CPA Included

May 1, 2014: After three days of marathon sessions, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed their version of the... more ››

Manchester Passes First-of-its-Kind Surcharge Increase at Town Meeting

Apr. 8, 2014: Yesterday, the Town of Manchester got one step closer to realizing a 50+ acre community preservation project... more ››

House Ways & Means Budget Includes $25 Million for CPA

Apr. 8, 2014: The House of Representatives begins debate on the state budget the week of April 28th. The proposed budget,... more ››

State Announces 23% Projected CPA Trust Fund Match for Fall 2014

Mar. 13, 2014: In a bulletin released yesterday, the state's Department of Revenue (DOR) announced that CPA communities... more ››

State House Deciding On CPA Funding Right Now

Feb. 11, 2014: Budget season is underway on Beacon Hill, and the Coalition is advocating for another $25 million for CPA,... more ››

Recent Downward Trend in CPA Trust Fund Collections

Jan. 23, 2014: Although CPA Trust Fund collections have generally been stronger over the last year at the state's... more ››