MA: Three South Shore Towns Designated Green Communities

Three more South Shore towns have been designated as green communities.

The Baker-Polito administration announced on Thursday that Abington,  Duxbury, and Middleborough were among the 25 Massachusetts cities and towns recently awarded the designation by the Department of Energy Resources.

Communities that are designated as Green Communities are eligible for grants that will allow them to complete renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.

With the designation Abington  was awarded over $164,000; Duxbury was awarded over $139,000; and Middleborough was awarded over $197,000 in grants for various projects.

Currently there are 210 Green Communities in Massachusetts, with Gov Charlie Baker reporting that over 68 percent of residents live in a green community. 

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About Dan McCready

Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel.