Yearly Archives: 2019

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $10+ Million for Dam and Seawall Projects in Massachusetts

Willet Pond Spillway (Photo courtesy of Neponset River Watershed Association) The Baker-Polito Administration today announced over $10.2 million in grants to assist communities in addressing deteriorating dams and coastal infrastructure. The awards, funded by the Governor’s annual capital budget, include engineering or construction phase support for seven dam repair projects, […]

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MASSECON ‘IMPACT’ AWARDS HONOR 15 MASSACHUSETTS COMPANIES

MassEcon recently honored 15 enterprising companies from across the commonwealth with its 16th Annual Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards, recognizing the outstanding contributions of investment, job growth, facility expansion, and community involvement in the Bay State. Tanglewood, located in Lenox, Massachusetts, also received a Community Impact Award for its Linde […]

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Massachusetts’ Green Friday Supports Local Christmas Tree Farms & Nurseries

The Baker-Polito Administration declared Friday, November 29, 2019 as “Green Friday” to encourage Massachusetts residents to visit their local farms and nurseries for Christmas trees, holiday plants, and holiday decorating needs. Governor Charlie Baker said there is “a great opportunity for Massachusetts families to shop local and purchase their Christmas […]

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Massachusetts Companies Receive STEP Grants to Marketing Products Abroad

The Baker-Polito Administration announced that forty-two small businesses across Massachusetts are receiving State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grants to help them promote their products in the global marketplace. Coordinated by the Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment (MOITI) and Massachusetts Small Business Development Center/ Massachusetts Export Center, the STEP […]

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Massachusetts Thanksgiving Proclamation

Photo Courtesy of State House News A Proclamation Whereas, After the first harvest in 1621, the Pilgrims gathered with their neighbors, the Wampanoag Native Americans, broke bread, gave thanks and celebrated their freedom in Plymouth, observing the first Thanksgiving in the American colonies; and Whereas, During the American Revolution in […]

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Massachusetts Awards $3 Million in Small Business Technical Assistance Grants to 47 Non-Profits

The Baker-Polito Administration and Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC) announced $3 million in small business technical assistance grants to 47 non-profit organizations across the state. The state-funded Small Business Technical Assistance Grant Program, administered by MGCC, aims to expand economic and entrepreneurial opportunities in underserved communities throughout the Commonwealth. The […]

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Massachusetts Awards $3.6 Million in Grants for Recycling, Composting and Waste Reduction

To celebrate America Recycles Day on Friday, November 15, the Baker-Polito Administration announced $3.6 million in Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) grants to 54 communities, regional groups and non-profit groups. The grants, ranging from $3,000 to $300,000, are designed to increase the diversion, reuse, composting and recycling of materials in […]

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