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Governor Patrick Announces $1M in Grant Funding for Queset Commons, Tours the Ames Shovel Works

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Following his announcement of a $1 million MassWorks Infrastructure Grant to be awarded to the town of Easton to support the development of Queset Commons and improvements at the Rt. 138/ Rt. 123 intersection, Governor Deval Patrick visited Easton to tour the Shovel Works redevelopment on Main Street.

From www.mass.gov

 

"Governor Patrick announced a $1 million MassWorks Infrastructure Grant Program award to the town of Easton to support Queset Commons, a mixed-use district in the heart of Easton. When complete, the development will include 280 residential units and 116,000 square feet of office and retail space."

 

"These new units of housing are consistent with the Patrick Administration’s goal of creating 10,000 new multifamily housing units per year. The funding announced today will also provide for the construction of improvements at the Route 138 / Route 123 intersection to improve traffic flow and pedestrian safety."

 

Click below for photos of the Governor's visit:

 

Inside the Shovel Works - 1

Touring the Shovel Works Property - 1

Touring the Shovel Works Property - 2

Queset Commons - 1

Queset Commons - 2

Queset Commons - 3

 

Click here for the full press release.