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2014 Statewide CPA Trust Fund Distribution Announced

Nov. 12, 2014: The Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) today released the Community Preservation Trust Fund... more ››

CPA Trust Fund to Receive $11.4 Million in Surplus Funding

Nov. 7, 2014: The state closed the books on FY14 this week, and due to last minute budget pressures, the state surplus was... more ››

After Tallying the New FY2014 CPA Project Statistics, CPA Program Sees Strong Growth in Open Space Preservation

Nov. 6, 2014: Now that CPA communities have finished entering their FY2014 CPA project appropriations into the state's... more ››

Three New Communities Vote to Adopt CPA

Nov. 5th, 2014: Voters in the state's sixth largest city, New Bedford, overwhelmingly approved CPA on election day, as did... more ››

Coalition Seeks Communications Coordinator

Nov. 1, 2014: The Community Preservation Coalition is accepting applications for the position of Communications... more ››

Egremont and Otis Campaign for CPA in the Berkshires

Oct. 31, 2014: The article below was featured on ... more ››

The Arlington CPA Campaign

Oct. 28, 2014: The article below was featured on ... more ››

The Berkley CPA Campaign

Oct. 28, 2014: The article below was featured on ... more ››

The Woburn CPA Campaign

Oct. 22, 2014: The article below was featured on ... more ››

The New Bedford CPA Campaign

Oct. 14, 2014: The article below was featured on ... more ››

The Boxborough CPA Campaign

Oct. 13, 2014: The article below was featured on ... more ››

New Bedford Business Leaders Endorse Community Preservation Act

Sept.10, 2014: The New Bedford Economic Development Council cites CPA's benefits to local economies and community well-... more ››

Boston Globe Endorses State Contribution to CPA Trust Fund

Aug. 21, 2014: In a recent editorial, The Boston Globe highlights the importance of the state's recent finanicial... more ››

New Bedford Mayor Moves CPA to State Election Ballot

July 31, 2014: New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell signed the Community Preservation Act city ordinance, placing the question... more ››

Governor Patrick Signs FY15 Budget with $25 Million for CPA

July 11, 2014: At the base of the State House's Grand Staircase, Governor Deval Patrick signed the fiscal year 2015 budget... more ››

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 ››