Yearly Archives: 2018

Categories: Grow, Visit
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Boston Celtics Red Auerbach Center Opens at New Balance World Headquarters in Brighton

One of the world’s most successful sports franchises, the Boston Celtics, recently opened its new Red Auerbach Center at New Balance World Headquarters, a state-of-the-art, 70-000 square-foot practice facility located at Boston Landing in the Allston/Brighton neighborhood. The building was named to honor Red Auerbach, the organization’s patriarch who led […]

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Baker-Polito Administration, MassDevelopment Announce Over $2 Million for Collaborative Workspaces

The Baker-Polito Administration and MassDevelopment announced $2,155,000 in funding for the third round of Collaborative Workspace Program grants, a MassDevelopment program that accelerates business formation, job creation, and entrepreneurial activity in communities by supporting infrastructure that fuels locally-based innovation. Eligible organizations may apply for either seed grants to plan and […]

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Categories: Work
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Massachusetts Awards $10.9 Million in Skills Capital Grants

Governor Baker announced the Skills Capital Grants during a visit to Salem High School on June 21, 2018. Photo Courtesy of Jay Ash. This month the Baker-Polito Administration awarded $10.9 million in Skills Capital Grants to 33 high schools and educational institutions, enabling the schools to acquire the newest technologies […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Economic Incentives to Support Almost 2,500 New Jobs in Massachusetts

Photo courtesy of Chase Corporation (Oxford), a leading manufacturer of protective materials. Today, the Commonwealth’s Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) approved 15 projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). These projects are expected to create 2,468 new jobs and retain 6,267 jobs throughout Massachusetts, while leveraging approximately […]

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Categories: Learn, Visit
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Mass Preservation Awards include Tourism Sites

As part of Preservation Month in the Bay State, the Massachusetts Historical Commission held a public ceremony on May 16 at the Massachusetts Archives Building, recognizing 10 worthy projects and individuals throughout Massachusetts. Several tourism sites were included, such as the Paul Revere House in Boston, The Mass MoCA in […]

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Categories: Visit
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Massport Launches 2018 Cruise Season in Boston

Massport’s 2018 cruise season kicked off this month with an official event at the Flynn Cruiseport in South Boston. The event gathered together local elected officials, members of the South Boston community, tourism leaders, cruise ship operators and local businesses to usher in a robust season of cruise ships coming […]

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Categories: Create, Learn, Uncategorized, Visit
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Celebrate Cape Verdeans in Massachusetts

By Francisco Fernandes Tavares Massachusetts is proud of its diverse population of residents representing dozens of ethnic communities and more than 140 languages from around the world. One of the most prominent is the Cape Verdean community, concentrated in Boston and nearby cities and towns like Quincy, Randolph, Somerville and […]

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