Latest CPA News

Court Decision Issued In CPA Sidewalk Lawsuit
In a decision this week from Plymouth Superior Court, a community was barred from using CPA funds to construct a sidewalk.
CPA Adoption Update: South Hadley On The Ballot
The town of South Hadley in Hampshire County voted to place CPA to the ballot this year at Town Meeting on Wednesday, November 18th. South Hadley joins Abington and Oxford, who will all vote in 2016.
Statewide CPA Trust Fund Distribution Announced
Today the DOR released the State Trust Fund's distribution representing a 29.7% match for round one.
CPA Housing Workshop on March 4th
Join us at a CPA Housing Workshop
CPA Trust Fund To Receive $10 Million In Surplus Funding
The state closed the books on FY15 this weekend: according to the Commonwealth's Statutory Basis Financial Report (SBFR), the state's FY2015 budget surplus will be sufficient to transfer $10 million to the statewide CPA Trust Fund.
Governor Baker Highlights CPA Success at 15th Anniversary Celebration
Over 200 CPA advocates, legislators, and friends of the program gathered at the State House to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the Community Preservation Act (CPA).
Two New Communities Vote To Adopt CPA
Voters in the cities of Medford and Malden in Middlesex County approved CPA on election day.
Today Three Communities Set to Vote on CPA Adoption
Today voters in three cities will decide on whether the Community Preservation Act is right for their community. CPA will appear on the ballot in Woburn, Medford, and Malden.
Coalition Seeks Communications Coordinator
The Communications Coordinator handles all communications-related and administrative activities for the Community Preservation Coalition, with a focus on website design and management, as well as supporting the community outreach and advocacy efforts of the Executive and Associate Director and the Coalition’s Steering Committee.
CPA Adoption Update: Oxford On The Ballot
The town of Oxford in Worcester County became the fifth community to advance CPA to the ballot this year after debate at the town meeting held on Wednesday, October 21st. Oxford joins Malden, Medford, and Woburn, who will vote on November 3, 2015, along with Abington, who will vote in 2016.
CPA Legislation Receives Favorable Recommendation
We are glad to report that An Act to Sustain Community Preservation Revenue, H.2587, received a favorable recommendation from the Joint Committee on Revenue.
CPA Adoption Update: Malden on the Ballot
Malden became the fourth community to advance CPA to the ballot this year after a grassroots group of CPA advocates worked diligently up until the deadline and successfully gathered 1,501 signatures.
CPA Adoption Update: Uxbridge Considering CPA at Town Meeting
During their October 24th town meeting, Uxbridge residents will decide whether or not to join the town of Northbridge in placing CPA adoption on their spring ballot in 2018.
15th Anniversary of CPA Featuring: 4th Annual Kuehn Awards
The Community Preservation Coalition is pleased to announce the recipients of this year's Kuehn Community Preservation Awards to be honored at the 15th Anniversary of CPA Celebration this October.
CPA Adoption Update: Medford on the Ballot
Medford became the third community to advance CPA to the ballot this year after the four person campaign group successfully gathered 1,661 certified signatures in an effort that marginally surpassed the required 1,645 certified signatures.