Our neighbors in Hamilton, Wenham, Manchester, Essex, Rowley, Middleton, Gloucester, Rockport, Newburyport, and Peabody have all adopted the Community Preservation Act.
Look at what they are doing...
Rough Meadows, Rowley CPA funds: $250,000
In 2012 Rowley partnered with Mass Audubon and Essex County Greenbelt to purchase 75 acres of valuable salt marsh and upland habitat, expanding the Rough Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary. Read Globe article
Walnut Street Park, Peabody CPA Funds $1.5 m
A contaminated 1.3 acre parcel in downtown Peabody is slated to become a park as part of the city's Riverwalk plan, which is also designed to spur economic growth. From brownfield to play ground, CPA is helping to make it happen.
Public Dock, Manchester-by-the-Sea
CPA funded repairs to public dock.