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Town of Canton Seeks CPC Administrative Staff

Nov. 12, 2013: The Town of Canton is looking to hire a CPA Administrator to support their town's implementation of the... more ››

State Surplus Finalized: CPA to Receive $25 Million

Nov. 5, 2013: Today marks an important landmark in our six-year legislative effort to secure additional funding for the... more ››

One Step Closer to $25 Million

Oct. 21, 2013: The Massachusetts House of Representatives took action today on a bill to close the books on FY13, and... more ››

In First Year After CPA Amendments, Recreation Category Gets a Significant Boost

Oct. 1, 2013: With the lastest CPA project data tabulated, the numbers reveal widespread CPA activity through FY2013. We'... more ››

The CPA Trust Fund: Understanding Annual Interest and Expenses

Sept. 30, 2013: The Community Preservation Act legislation tasks the state’s Department of Revenue (DOR) with maintaining... more ››

Boston Discusses CPA as Mayoral Election Approaches

Sept. 18, 2013: A new survey conducted by the Boston Preservation Alliance demonstrates that most candidates running to be... more ››

Gov. Patrick Signs Budget Allocating $25 Million Surplus for CPA

July 12, 2013: The additional $25 million in funding for the statewide CPA Trust Fund was among the FY14 state budget... more ››

Coalition Steering Committee Appoints John Henshaw to CPA Community Rep Seat

July 8, 2013: The Community Preservation Coalition has elected John Henshaw of Templeton for the position of CPA Community... more ››

Former Gov. Cellucci was a Significant Figure in CPA History

June 26, 2013: Former Massachusetts Governor Paul Cellucci, who died earlier this month after battling Lou Gehrig’s... more ››

Four CPA Projects Receive MHC Awards

May 21, 2013: Four CPA-funded projects received awards recently at the Massachusetts Historical Commission's (MHC) 35th... more ››

What's the Secret to CPA's Success?

May 2, 2013: The Boston Globe's Farah Stockman may be on to something. In her recent op ed on taxes, Stockholm hit on one... more ››

CPA Communities Receive CHAPA Grants

Apr. 3, 2013: CHAPA announced the four recipients of their Welcome Home Technical Assistance Grants, which go to... more ››

Race for Swansea CPC Spot Heats Up

Mar. 15, 2013: Although most CPA communities appoint members to their local Community Preservation Committee (CPC), these... more ››

DOR Issues Estimate for Fall 2013 CPA Trust Fund Distribution

Mar. 12, 2013: The Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) has released their projection of the CPA Trust Fund... more ››

Worcester County Event: Learn More About Adopting CPA

Jan. 28, 2013: On Monday, March 4th, from 6:00 to 8:00pm, Worcester County communities will have the opportunity to learn... more ››

Strong Collections Continue for CPA Trust Fund

Dec. 20, 2012: After suffering declines in year-over-year revenue early in 2012, the Massachusetts Community Preservation... more ››

Coalition Steering Committee Elects Robert Wagner

Dec. 20, 2012: The Community Preservation Coalition Steering Committee has elected Robert Wagner for the position of CPA... more ››

CPA Communities Win Majority Share of State LAND Grant Award

Dec. 6, 2012: The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) recently announced this year's open space... more ››

CPA Surpasses 17,000 Acres of Open Space Preserved

Nov. 19, 2012: An analysis of recent CPA projects shows that preservation of land for open space and recreation increased... more ››

Seven New Communities Adopt CPA on Election Night

Nov. 7, 2012: It was a big night for CPA, as seven new communities voted to adopt the Act, including all four cities on... more ››