Study Shows Western Mass. Communities Have Long Suffered from Inadequate Support to Maintain and Develop Public Infrastructure |

A study issued today by the Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump (OSA) showed Western Massachusetts communities have been left without the tools necessary to maintain or develop public infrastructure for roadways, buildings and broadband as a result of a declining population, geographic challenges, and a lack of overall resources. The study, Public Infrastructure in Western Massachusetts: A Critical Need for Regional Investment and Revitalization, notes that if not addressed, these public infrastructure challenges will further exacerbate the Commonwealth’s east-west divide.

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