Deadline to apply for town grants

The annual application process for Community Preservation Committee grants is underway, with the deadline for submissions Dec. 3. The program provides money for local projects that involve affordable housing, open space, recreation, or historical preservation efforts, using the proceeds from a property tax surcharge and state matching funds. The committee recommends projects for funding by Town Meeting, based on the state program’s regulations. To download a copy of the application and learn more about the program’s requirements, visit the Planning Department’s page on the municipal website,, or contact town planner Kathy Joubert at 508-393-5019 or  

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