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Three Mass Community Colleges Land $700K In Clean Energy Grants

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FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Gov. Deval Patrick’s administration is set to present grants worth a total of $700,000 to three Massachusetts community colleges to invest in clean energy projects on their campuses.

The Bristol Community College, Middlesex Community College and Quinsigamond Community College will receive the grants during a ceremony scheduled for Tuesday.

State Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Rick Sullivan, Department of Energy Resources Commissioner Mark Sylvia and Fall River Mayor William Flanagan are set to attend the ceremony. Others expected to show up include Bristol Community College President John Sbrega and local lawmakers who have been invited to attend.

The state is awarding the grants through the Department of Energy Resources Leading by Example program.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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