METRO WEST DAILY NEWS – The towns and cities of Central Massachusetts have received $42.4 million in funding towards road projects from the state.
The state’s yearly release of Chapter 90 funds took place Tuesday, doling out more than $200 million to infrastructure projects statewide. Central Massachusetts is on the receiving end of $42,389,267 of those funds. The city of Worcester will receive over $4 million in funds for projects, Fitchburg will receive $1,127,480, Framingham will get $1,902,518 and Marlborough will receive $1,119,210. More information on specific funding for communities is available online.
The yearly distribution of funds from the state has become integral for cities and towns, according to Gov. Charlie Baker, who signed the House bill authorizing the funding on Wednesday.
This article by Sam Bonacci originally appeared here.