Monthly Archives: April 2019

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Baker-Polito Administration announces $30 million in capital grant funding to support life sciences sector

The Baker-Polito Administration and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) announced $30.95 million in capital grant funding to support the state’s global leadership in the life sciences sector. In total, 11 projects across Massachusetts will receive funding through the MLSC’s Competitive Capital Program to support advances in human health, accelerate […]

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Celebrate National Park Week in Massachusetts, April 20-28

Annisquam Lighthouse at the Essex National Heritage Area National Park Week is celebrated across the United States from April 20-28, 2019, paying homage to one of America’s greatest natural resources. In 2017, 331 million park visitors spent an estimated $18.2 billion in local gateway regions while visiting National Park Service […]

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Brand USA’s marketing initiatives drove record international visitor spending and economic impact in FY 2018

Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, has generated a high return on investment (ROI) while driving significant incremental international visitation and spending over the past six years, according to a new report by Oxford Economics. The report shows Brand USA has consistently driven strong results for […]

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Massachusetts Celebrates National Library Week, April 7-13

As libraries across the United States celebrate National Library Week (April 7-13) and honor the great work of librarians everywhere, the illustrious traditions of Massachusetts as a center of learning, education and free exchange of ideas comes to the fore. With over 370 public libraries and 1,400 academic and specialized libraries, according […]

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Massport welcomes Hawaiian Airlines nonstop service between Boston & Honolulu

Massport continues to expand travel opportunities for New Englanders and travelers seeking to visit the region with the new Hawaiian Airlines direct nonstop service between Boston’s Logan International Airport (BOS) and Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL), which launched on April 5, 2019. At 5,095 miles, Hawaiian’s HNL-BOS route […]

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Massport Launches 2019 Cruise Season, Recognizes Lt. Gov Polito for her Maritime Leadership

(l-r) Lisa Wieland, Flynn Cruiseport Boston; Keiko Matsudo Orrall, MOTT; Karyn Polito, Lieutenant Governor; Martha Sheridan, GBCVB & John Pranckevicius, Massport The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) kicked off the 2019 Cruise Season at the Ray Flynn Cruiseport Boston on Friday, March 29, poised for another record-breaking year of cruise ships […]

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