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IMPORTANT UPDATE: The $2 Trillion CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) was signed into law on March 27th. The Office of Senator Ed Markey has provided the Town with the attached FAQ sheet, Small Business Owner’s Guide, and Summary sheet. These documents are comprehensive and cover the following areas of interest:

  • Hospitals and health system
  • Medicare
  • Small businesses
  • Small business debt relief program
  • Economic injury disaster loans & emergency economic injury grants
  • Business counseling and training
  • Unemployment insurance
  • Employee emergency leave
  • Cash payments to Americans
  • Changes to tax filing
  • Aid to states and municipalities
  • State-local coronavirus relief fund
  • Higher education
  • K-12 education
  • Child care
  • Veterans affairs
  • Postal service
  • Transportation
  • Housing
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Several other categories

For additional questions or information, please contact Town Administration at 978-649-2300 x155 or the Office of Senator Ed Markey at 617-565-8519.

Cares Act Summary

Small Business FAQs

Cares Act FAQs