Michael Quinlin Editor
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Michael Quinlin is Executive Director of the Commonwealth Marketing Office, which promotes Massachusetts as an ideal place to live, work, study and visit. He is editor of Massitsallhere.com.

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MASSACHUSETTS ISSUES ITS TOP SPORTING EVENTS OF 2019

Boston – Massachusetts has issued its annual 2019 compilation of popular sporting activities in the Bay State, ranging from professional games and collegiate tournaments to iconic competitions and fundraising events. Assembled by Massachusetts Sports Marketing Office (MSMO) and Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism (MOTT), 2019 Massachusetts Sporting Events highlight […]

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Tourism Leaders Hold China Workshop to Increase Chinese Visitors to Boston & Massachusetts

Pictured: from left, Francois Nivaud, Brad Rice, Sharon Xu, Pat Moscaritolo and David O’Donnell Chinese visitors coming to Boston and Massachusetts continue to break records for visitation numbers and spending, according to the China 3.0 Workshop held at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Organized by […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Plan to Legalize Wagering on Professional Sports

Today, Governor Charlie Baker announced plans to file legislation that would permit people in Massachusetts to wager on professional sports. The proposal would utilize the existing regulatory structure for gaming licensing in Massachusetts, including enforcement powers of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC), the prohibition on wagering by anyone under 21 […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $2.5 Million for Advanced Manufacturing Training

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito joined Quinsigamond Community College President Luis G. Pedraja, regional workforce leaders and state and local officials to announce $2.5 million to four regional consortiums through the Advanced Manufacturing Training Program. The AMT program enables regional partnerships to develop, coordinate and maintain regional, comprehensive manufacturing workforce development […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Over $6 Million for Municipal Park Projects

Aquinnah Cliffs Overlook Park, Martha’s Vineyard. Courtesy of Mass Office of Travel & Tourism This week the Baker-Polito Administration awarded $6,412,900 in grant funding for park and recreation improvements in 19 Massachusetts communities. The grants, administered through the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs’ (EEA) Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations […]

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Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker Delivers Inaugural Address for Second Term

On Thursday, January 3, 2019 Governor Charlie Baker delivered his second inaugural address from the House Chamber of the Massachusetts State House. Here are the Governor’s full remarks as prepared for delivery: Here are excerpts from Governor Baker’s speech: “Think about the Commonwealth’s leadership on national issues. “We have the […]

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First Day Hikes at State Parks in Massachusetts

In alliance with the First Day Hikes Initiative that celebrates America’s State Parks, Massachusetts is offering residents and visitors a series of First Day guided hikes throughout the state parks system on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2019. The guided hikes are being coordinated by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Transition at the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

Photo (l-r), Secretary Ash, Governor Baker, Lieutenant Governor Polito and Incoming Secretary Kennealy Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito announced the departure of Housing and Economic Development (HED) Secretary Jay Ash, and introduced as incoming Secretary current HED Assistant Secretary for Business Growth, Mike Kennealy. Secretary Kennealy will […]

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