Monthly Archives: April 2016

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Massachusetts Celebrates International Jazz Day

Devlin’s in Brighton April 30 is International Jazz Day, when musicians and music lovers around the world celebrate jazz by performing live concerts, bringing music to the classrooms and singing the praises of this distinctly American art form that is now shared around the globe. In Massachusetts, every day seems […]

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Francois-Laurent Nivaud is new Executive Director of Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism

Francois-Laurent Nivaud, a respected leader in the Massachusetts hospitality industry, became the new Executive Director for the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism earlier this week. When making the announcement, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Jay Ash said, “Travel and tourism touch every part of the Commonwealth, supporting local economies […]

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Boston Marathon Showcases Massachusetts at its Finest

(Photo Courtesy of the Boston Athletic Association) This weekend, Massachusetts welcomes the world for the 120th running of the Boston Marathon, considered one of the premier athletic competitions in modern history. Over 30,000 runners from the United States and 98 other countries are expected to compete on Monday, April 18, […]

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Bountiful Massachusetts Celebrates Agriculture Day

(Assabet Valley culinary arts students with Governor Charlie Baker at Agriculture Day) Locally-grown food took center stage this week as Massachusetts celebrated Agriculture Day at the State House. The annual event is a collaborative effort between the Massachusetts Promotion Board, Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation and Federation of Massachusetts Farmers Markets. […]

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Massachusetts Plans for 400th Anniversaries in Cities and Towns

(EOHED Secretary Jay Ash and the Plymouth 400 Board of Directors. Image Credits: Denise Maccaferri Photography) History matters in Massachusetts, as evidenced by the Massachusetts 400 Forum held in Plymouth last week, where 150 state and elected officials, tourism leaders, educators, cultural activists and international representatives gathered to make plans for […]

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