Yearly Archives: 2018

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Economic Development Incentive Awards to Six Companies Create and Retain over 8,000 jobs in Massachusetts

Wayfair Boston Office  The Baker-Polito Administration and the Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) approved six projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). These projects are expected to create 3,703 net new jobs, retain 4,313 jobs throughout Massachusetts and leverage more than $82 million in private investment. Governor […]

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Export Leaders Discuss U.S. Trade Policy at Annual Export Expo in Boston

U.S. Economic Sanctions Panel: Peter Liston, Barb Secor, Alexandra Lopez-Casero and moderator Gwendolyn Jaramillo.  Over 300 export leaders and companies from throughout the state and region attended the annual Export Expo held on December 8 at the Massachusetts Transportation Building in Park Square, Boston. Organized by the Massachusetts Export Center, […]

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MassEcon Presents 15th Annual Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards

Nearly 400 people attended MassEcon’s 15th Annual Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards, which honored 15 enterprising companies from across the Commonwealth for their outstanding contributions of investment, job growth, facility expansion, and community involvement. MassEcon is the state’s private sector partner in promoting business growth in Massachusetts. The luncheon was […]

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Massport, JetBlue Launch New Direct Air Between Boston & Havana

In November, the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) and JetBlue announced the launch of the airline’s nonstop flight from Boston to Havana, Cuba. This marks the airline’s 68th nonstop destination from Boston and the Logan International Airport’s 56th international destination. The weekly JetBlue flight will fly from Boston’s Logan International Airport […]

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New Massachusetts Law Promotes Civic Education for Students

Governor Charlie Baker recently signed into law S2631, An Act to promote and enhance civic engagement (S2631) to enable students in Massachusetts to gain a new appreciation and understanding of history and civics. Joining Governor Baker at the signing were Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Education Secretary James Peyser, Senate President […]

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Economic Development Incentives Support Creation of 890 New Jobs in Massachusetts

Jason Ouhrabka, owner of Korber Hats in Fall River The Baker-Polito Administration approved nine economic development projects for state or local incentives under the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). The Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) certified five projects that will be eligible to receive state tax credits and as well […]

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TripAdvisor Unveils a New Site and Mobile Experience

TripAdvisor co-founder and CEO Stephen Kaufer introduces the new site TripAdvisor, a Massachusetts company based in Needham, announced plans to launch a new site and mobile experience that will make it easier for its customers to enhance their travel by curating social media influencers and select travel media like National […]

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Hawaiian Airlines says Aloha Massachusetts + New England

Massport announced that Hawaiian Airlines will begin nonstop service between Boston Logan International Airport and Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Oauu, Honolulu starting on April 4, 2019. At 5,095 miles, Hawaiian’s BOS-HNL route becomes the longest regularly scheduled domestic route in U.S. history, according to airline officials. Massachusetts Governor […]

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