Gov. Deval Patrick unveils $1.8 billion statewide plan for projects including new student center at Springfield community college
Gov. Deval L. Patrick on Wednesday released a plan to spend $1.8 billion on capital projects this fiscal year, including $400,000 for a student activity center and library at Springfield Technical Community College, $51 million to modernize a science building at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and $10 million to expand high-speed Internet to rural Western Massachusetts. The plan also includes $3 million for a drainage project at the Three County Fairgrounds and the surrounding neighborhood in Northampton.