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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 ››

Nine Communities Voting on CPA November 6th

Oct. 31, 2012: With Election Day approaching, CPA advocates are making a final push in cities and towns across the... more ››

Coalition Steering Committee Opening

Oct. 25, 2012: The Community Preservation Coalition Steering Committee has a rare opening on its 15-member Steering... more ››

DOR Announces October 15th, 2012 CPA Trust Fund Distribution

Oct. 12, 2012: Today the Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) released the Community Preservation Trust Fund... more ››

Community Preservation Internship

Sept. 14, 2012: The Community Preservation Coalition is now offering a part-time internship to assist with CPA project... more ››

Salem puts CPA on the ballot

Sept. 3, 2012: Salem CPA is on the ballot for this November, thanks to supporters who collected nearly 1,700 signatures in... more ››

Westhampton to vote on CPA in November

Aug. 31, 2012: Westhampton, a small community in western Massachusetts, will consider adopting CPA with a 3% surcharge and... more ››

CPA on November Ballot in Canton

Aug. 28, 2012: On Election Day, November 6th, Canton citizens will once again have a chance to weigh in on whether the... more ››

Somerville to Vote on CPA this November

Aug. 21, 2012: The Somerville Board of Alderman voted last Thursday night, August 16th, to put CPA adoption on the... more ››

Governor Patrick Signs FY13 Budget - Includes Major CPA Legislation Changes

July 9, 2012: In a noontime ceremony at the State House yesterday, Governor Deval Patrick signed the FY2013 state budget... more ››

CPA Legislation Reaches Governor's Desk

June 29, 2012: After being released from Conference Committee, the FY 2013 state budget was approved by both the... more ››

Fall River to Vote on CPA this November

June 13, 2012: Fall River City Council voted last night, Tuesday, June 12th, to put CPA adoption on the November 6th, 2012... more ››

Beverly City Council Approves CPA for November Ballot

June 5, 2012: Beverly City Council voted last night, Monday, June 4th, to send CPA to the ballot in November.

Senate Passes CPA Legislation

May 24, 2012: By a vote of 38-0 during today's budget debate, the Senate joined the House in passing the full CPA... more ››

Senate Considers CPA Legislation

May 23, 2012: The Senate is in the midst of budget debates this week, and will take up the CPA legislation today or... more ››

Somerset and Warwick vote on CPA

May 22, 2012: Two communities voted on CPA yesterday, May 21st; Somerset, a south coast community, voted 86 -17 at its... more ››

Milton Town Meeting puts CPA on the ballot

May 14, 2012: After more than an hour of discussion and debate, Milton Town Meeting voted 144 to 61 to put CPA on the... more ››