Yearly Archives: 2019

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Seaport Economic Council Announces $6.4 Million in Grants to 6 Communities and 4 Educational Institutions

Today the Baker-Polito Administration announced more than $6.4 million in Seaport Economic Council Grants to support projects in 6 communities and 4 educational institutions. The grants will support development that stimulates the expansion and modernization of the maritime sector, research that prepares for shifts in climate and industry, and educational […]

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Tim McGourthy is new Deputy Secretary of EOHED in Massachusetts

Today, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy announced Timothy J. McGourthy as incoming Deputy Secretary, effective March 4. McGourthy assumes the role vacated by former Deputy Secretary Carolyn Kirk, who was named executive director of Massachusetts Technology Collaborative earlier this month. McGourthy has been engaged on policy development for […]

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Massport Board Approves Capital Program for FY19-23

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Board voted last week to approve a five-year capital program by designating approximately $2.6 billion to fund major projects as part of the Authority’s fiscal year 2019-2023 comprehensive financial plan. The program includes $1.9 billion for Logan Airport, $405 million for Conley Container Terminal and […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Awards to 12 Economic Development Organizations

Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined Senate President Karen Spilka, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy and business groups from around the state at Ashland Town Hall on February 8, 2019 to award $900,000 in grants to twelve Regional Economic Development Organization groups (REDO). Established to stimulate regional business growth, […]

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Massachusetts Announces Downtown Revitalization Awards

This week Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Housing and Community Development Undersecretary Janelle Chan joined local officials to announce $300,000 in awards to 20 communities through the Massachusetts Downtown Initiative (MDI). MDI provides communities with $15,000 grants to pursue projects that support downtown development and encourage growth. Since 2015, the […]

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Massachusetts Celebrates Lunar New Year

The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) has compiled a schedule of Lunar New Year activities in February to highlight the cultural traditions of Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and other Asian-American ethnic communities in the Bay State. Events range from music concerts and art exhibits to culinary events and community […]

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