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Massachusetts Celebrates Poetry Month in April

Massachusetts, proud of its longstanding traditions of literature, is celebrating National Poetry Month throughout the Commonwealth in April 2017. The Commonwealth’s poetry tradition stretches back to the 17th century when Anne Dudley Bradstreet was America’s first published poet in 1650. Phyllis Wheatley, an African slave living in Boston, published her […]

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Award-Winning Digital Displays at Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

Check out the new video on digital displays from Signature Boston, the marketing arm of the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority. This is the fourth video in Signature Boston’s Technology series: previous segments presented Technology Leadership, Wireless Connectivity, and Network Infrastructure. Learn more about Signature Boston’s Technology Support program. Here is […]

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Massachusetts Celebrates Irish Heritage Month

To celebrate the Commonwealth’s largest ethnic group, Governor Charlie Baker issued a 2017 Irish Heritage Month proclamation that highlights the storied history, culture and accomplishments of the Massachusetts Irish. Irish-Americans represent the largest ethnic community in the Commonwealth, with 20.5% of all residents claiming Irish ancestry, according to the US […]

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5 Things Spring in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism offers great ideas for visitors to the Commonwealth this spring: flower shows and botanical gardens; outdoor hikes and scenic jaunts; road races and marathons; and special holidays, including Passover & Easter, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, and Patriots Day, Memorial Day and Bunker […]

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Massachusetts Seaport Economic Council Awards $5 Million to 13 Communities

Port of New Bedford.  Photo courtesy of New Bedford Tourism & Marketing Office.  Earlier this month, the Baker-Polito Administration’s Seaport Economic Council announced a total of $5 million in awards for 13 coastal communities. The grant awards advance collaborative initiatives to improve public infrastructure and promote maritime economic development in […]

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