Monthly Archives: November 2015

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Seaport Economic Council Announces $6.6 Million in Grants to Support Massachusetts Coastal Communities

(Port of New Bedford) The Baker-Polito Administration’s Seaport Economic Council has announced $6.6 million in economic development and infrastructure grants funding to Chatham, Gosnold, Marshfield, New Bedford, Quincy, Salem, Saugus, Salisbury, Winthrop, and the Marine Renewable Energy Collaborative. The grants will support pier, port, and boardwalk improvements focused on long […]

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International Diplomats and Trade Officials Tour Western Mass to Explore Partnership Opportunities

(Tour of the Green High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke) This week, the Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment (MOITI) led a bus tour of international diplomats and trade officials from 12 countries and regions to explore economic development and entrepreneurship initiatives in Western Massachusetts. The tour took place […]

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Massachusetts Says “Vive la France”

Massachusetts citizens and public officials are standing with the people of France in the wake of the Paris bombings. On Sunday, November 15, hundreds of people turned out for a vigil on Boston Common to express sympathy and solidarity with the French. Governor Charlie Baker, US Senator Elizabeth Warren and […]

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Massachusetts Honors its Veterans at the State House and at Events Across the Commonwealth

(Caption: Massachusetts honored its veterans at a State House ceremony today. Photo by Joanne DeCaro.) Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced a program that will provide homeless veterans with housing services. Under the Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program, the administration is allocating 65 rental vouchers to chronically homeless veterans who were identified […]

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46 Massachusetts Communities Receive $85.6 Million in MassWorks Awards To Build Infrastructure

On Wednesday, November 4th, Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined local officials at a MassWorks grants announcement for the City of Lowell.  (Photo by Joanne Decaro) The Baker-Polito administration has announced $85.6 million in MassWorks Infrastructure Awards for 46 communities across the Commonwealth. These awards support infrastructure […]

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Massachusetts STEP Grant Applications for Exporters

(Photo Courtesy of MassPort)  Local companies looking to increase export sales of their goods and services may be eligible to apply for a Massachusetts State Trade & Export Promotion (STEP) grant through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Applications are being accepted for consideration from November 2, 2015 to January […]

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