Mass. city to expand school construction and major capital projects department

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is expanding a city department that oversees major public construction projects ranging from new school buildings to a new senior center.

The changes in the Department of Capital Asset Construction also included Sarno’s appointment of Peter J. Garvey in March to serve as the department’s new director, filling a vacancy.

Garvey replaced Rita L. Coppola-Wallace, who resigned last fall to take a job at Williams College in Williamstown, according to the mayor’s office.

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