Federal Grants Pour Into Towns For WPA Plans
Farm-to-Market Roads ALong Get $189,000- Projects Vary Widely
Federal allotments amounting to nearly $189,000 covering farm to market road
construction for six towns of Franklin county have been received by Joseph H.
Cullen, district engineer, through approved projects today. The allotments are:
Charlemont, $53,998.88, work for 98 men.
Montague, $44,903.18, work for 80 men.
Shutesbury, $23,999.67, work for 43 men.
Erving, $15,064.84, work for 27 men.
Sunderland, $15,024.84, work for 27 men.
Orange, $35,999.18, work for 55 men.
Numerous other projects were also received and were:
Sewer on Bernardston road, $16,262.75, for 29 men.
Work and repairs at town farm, $1,920.94, for 12 men.
Repairs and improvements at Beacon Field, $1,227.75, for 11 men.
Cleaning and painting school buildings, $7,495.77, for 10 men.
Improvements at swimming pool, $3,400.20, for 10 men.
Completion filtration plant, $32,884.60, for 66 men.
Sewer work on Chapman, Pierce and Davis streets, $14,083 for 28 men.
Improvement of Laurel street, $11,779, for 26 men.
Storm sewers Chapman and Garfield streets, $19,318, for 35 men.
Maple Brook storm sewer, $18,093.80, for 28 men.
Rocky Mountain road improvements, $13,183.60, for 26 men.
Widening and regarding Prospect street, $1,127.75, for 16 men.
Guard rail work, $1,327, for 13 men.
Removal of trolley tracks, $10,617, for 52 men.
Water hole construction, $782.90, for 12 men.
Church street highway work, $1,704, for 23 men.
Grading pumping plant grounds, $4,989.50, for 23 men.
Fire station construction, $14,903.70, work for 26 men.
Cutting wood for welfare use, $2,888, for 13 men.
Wendell, repairs to town hall, $450.53 for six men; trimming trees, $2,148.70,
for nine men. Conway, recreational field work, $6,809.20, for 18 men; physical
instructor for students, $546.50, for one person. Warwick, playground work,
$1,471.25, for 12 men. Buckland, improving water supply, $3,806.20, for eight
men; sewing project, $11,249, for 17 women. Leyden, school repairs, $380.60,
for six men; work on Greenfield road, $2,838.90, for 10 men. Charlemont, sewing
project, $3,612, for five women. Heath, widening Stetson-Sumner road, North
Heath, $410.80, for eight men. Hawley, sewing project, $5,026, for eight women;
work on the West Hawley road, $388, for four men. Northfield, water hole construction,
$659, for 10 men. Ashfield, sewing project, $3,658, for five women; improving
town hall lawn, $773.20, for seven men. Gill, work on playground, $6,074.40,
for 15 men. Rowe, road work, $1,433, for seven men.