All posts by Michael Quinlin

Massachusetts Awards $17+ Million in Funding for Dams and Coastal Infrastructure

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced over $17.3 million in grants to address failing dams, coastal infrastructure, and levees across the Commonwealth. The announcement was made by Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Kathleen Theoharides and state and local officials at Haskell Pond Dam in […]

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Massachusetts Awards $4 Million to Support Trail Improvements across the Commonwealth

The Baker-Polito Administration announced nearly $4 million in grant funding to support 52 trail projects across the Commonwealth as part of the MassTrails Grant Program. The grants will assist the construction, maintenance, and improvements for a variety of public trails across the Commonwealth, including hiking trails, bikeways, and shared-use paths. […]

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Massachusetts Awards $5+ Million for Local Dredging Projects to Enhance Maritime Economy

The Baker-Polito Administration announced more than $5 million in grants for nine dredging projects through the Massachusetts Dredging Program. The announcement was made at the Boathouse at Chequessett Club in Wellfleet. Established to promote the strength and sustainability of the Commonwealth’s coastal harbors through support of saltwater dredging, the Dredging […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Kicks Off Statewide Small Business Tour in Lowell

LOWELL – Today, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy and local business, community, and municipal leaders on the first stop of a statewide small business and downtown conversation tour. The purpose of the tour is to celebrate the Commonwealth’s reopening and discuss the Administration’s […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $2 Million in Capital Grants to 34 Tourism Destinations

Today, Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism Executive Director Keiko Matsudo Orrall to announce $2 million in awards to 34 recipients as part of the Destination Development Capital (DDC) Grant Program, a new competitive grant program created through the economic development bill signed […]

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Massachusetts Announces $1.5 Million in Grants to Support 2021 Summer Nights Initiative

Building on efforts to provide young people in urban communities across the Commonwealth with safe, fun recreational opportunities throughout the summer, the Baker-Polito Administration today announced the award of $1.5 million in funding to support 55 programs at 80 locations through the 2021 Summer Nights Initiative. The expanded Summer Nights […]

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Massport Reports that Three new Ship-to-Shore Cranes Arrive at Conley Terminal

This week, three new low-profile, Neo-Panamax cranes arrived at Conley Container Terminal in South Boston, ending a 10-week journey from Shanghai, China. These cranes, along with a new berth and a deepened Boston Harbor, enable Boston to handle larger ships, providing New England importers and exporters greater access and connectivity […]

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