Wakefield gets outpouring of federal funding
July 28, 2021
By P.J. GLISSON
IRONWOOD — Giddy moods prevailed on Monday evening as Wakefield City Manager Robert Brown Jr. reported to the City Council that two substantial sources of federal funding had been confirmed.
According to Brown, $440,000 to fund the new Department of Public Works site has now been granted officially from the Rural Development Division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
In addition, Brown said that the city is expected to receive $174,507 via the American Rescue Plan that went into effect on March 11 as part of continuing relief in relation to th...