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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Gardner Receives $47,999 For Outdoor Seating


Gardner Mayor Michael Nicholson is pleased to announce that the City received $47,999 from the Commonwealth as part of their new Shared Streets Initiative. These funds will be used to create outdoor dining and waiting areas for our downtown restaurants, b...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

COVID-19 MRPC Small Business Assistance Grant Program

MRPC Grants

The purpose of this COVID-19 Relief Fund is to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19 crisis. Grants of $1,000 will be available to businesses that need access to funding due to hardship. Deadline September 30, 2020.

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Energy Assistance Programs Available

fuel assistance

Known commonly as Fuel Assistance, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program provides eligible households with help in paying a portion of winter heating bills.   

Homeowners and renters, including households whose cost of heat is inc...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Micro-Enterprise Assistance Grant Program Is Now Accepting Applications

Grant Program

The City of Gardner has officially launched a new grant opportunity to help small businesses who were negatively impacted by the Covid-19 Pandemic. Earlier this month, $400,000 was awarded to the City through our Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) p...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Low Cost Internet Access Offered to Families for Remote & Hybrid Learning

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Mayor Nicholson and Superintendent Pellegrino are excited to announce that Gardner and Comcast have partnered to provide families with low-cost internet access, as a way to assist students and families during the upcoming remote and hybrid learning period...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Mandatory Outdoor Water Ban Remains In Effect

water ban

The City of Gardner remains under a mandatory water ban. The Mass. Drought Task Force has recommended a Level 2 - Significant Drought for all of Massachusetts. Lack of precipitation, no appreciable rain noted in the forecast, and concern over very dry soi...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Gardner Receives $248,000 For New Firefighter Equipment

Firefighter Equipment

Gardner was awarded $248,181.82 in grant funding to purchase new self-contained breathing apparatus for every member of the Gardner Fire Department.

“There’s no question that the Gardner firefighters who show up to work each day and go ...

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