Michael Quinlin Editor
Bio:
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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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $8.5 Million in First Round of 2017 MassWorks Grants

Photo: Announcement of MassWorks Awards at State House on October 10 This week, Massachusetts elected officials joined community leaders to announce over $8.5 million in MassWorks Program Infrastructure awards to 10 rural towns in Massachusetts. These projects are the first of the MassWorks Infrastructure Grant Program’s 2017 awards, spurring regional […]

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Massachusetts Archaeology Month October 2017

October is Archaeology Month in Massachusetts, with a month-long schedule of over 60 exhibits, lectures, walks and events that promote awareness of the Commonwealth’s rich archaeological past. These events are taking place in 30 + cities and towns across the state and range from children’s programs to scholarly discussions of […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Economic Development Incentives for 14 Projects

(Photo: J&E Precision Tool Inc.) On September 20, 2017, the Commonwealth’s Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) approved 14 projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). These projects are expected to create 722 net new jobs and retain 1,050 jobs throughout Massachusetts, while leveraging approximately $124 million in […]

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Massachusetts Tourism Office Creates Thoreau Trail in Concord

Photo Courtesy of RhythmQuietude In honor of Henry David Thoreau’s 200th birthday in 2017, the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism (MOTT) has created a special itinerary of must-see literary attractions and inspirational places throughout historic Concord. Thoreau’s Concord: A Transcendentalist Journey in Massachusetts, charts the places where Thoreau was […]

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Tourism Office Issues MassJazz Guide Celebrating Jazz in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) has released its 2017-2018 MassJazz Guide showcasing the Bay State’s vibrant year-round jazz scene of festivals, concerts, night clubs, jazz brunches, college courses and radio programs. Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito write in their welcome letter to MassJazz, “As […]

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Smithsonian Magazine Offers Free Guest Passes to 40 + Massachusetts Museums on September 23

Over 40 Massachusetts museums and cultural institutions across the Bay State are opening their doors for free this Saturday, September 23, 2017, as part of Smithsonian Magazine‘s annual Museum Day Live! According to the Smithsonian, “In the spirit of Smithsonian Museums, who offer free admission everyday, Museum Day Live! is […]

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