Monthly Archives: March 2012

City of Philadelphia: Mayor Nutter and City Partners Continue “Freedom Rings” Partnership

March 26, 2012 Mark McDonald, Press Secretary Philadelphia OIC opens one of 77 KEYSPOT computer locations across Philadelphia. (City of Philadelphia) Mayor Michael A. Nutter and the City’s partners launched a mobile KEYSPOT powered by the “Freedom Rings Partnership” site at … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Inquirer: Neighbors band together for home efficiency

March 20, 2012 By Sandy Bauers  ( Jean P. Barr spent a bundle on insulation and other energy-efficiency improvements for her home – just in time for one of the warmest winters on record, which means she was denied the … Continue reading

Posted in News, Weatherization

Recovery-funded Point Breeze Homes for Sale

Looking to buy in Philadelphia? The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority has put Federal Neighborhood Stabilization Fund dollars to good use, constructing approximately 40 homes in the up-and-coming Point Breeze neighborhood. NSP funded the construction of 40 new homes in five developments in … Continue reading

Posted in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Neighborhood Stabilization Program II

Atlantic Cities: Philly CIO Adel Ebeid and Freedom Rings Partnership

March 19, 2012 The Atlantic Cities  The Atlantic Cities, a project of the venerable Atlantic Monthly magazine focusing on urbanism and urban policy, recently published an in-depth article about the role of innovation in municipal governance with heavy hat tips … Continue reading

Posted in Broadband Expansion Round Two, Economy and Workforce, News

City’s Recovery Office Releases 7th Issue of ‘Stimulus at Work’

The Stimulus at Work in Philadelphia report provides Philadelphians with a clear explanation of where Recovery Act dollars are going and how they are being spent. High standards of transparency and accountability are at the heart of both the Recovery … Continue reading

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Introducing Connect Philly, a new set of tools to find free Internet access and training–Technically Philly

Posted: Monday, March 5, 2012 By: Brian James Kirk Here at Technically Philly, we value highly the opportunities that access to and education about the Internet provide to citizens across city. We see it daily in our coverage, from … Continue reading

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