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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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Massachusetts 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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Massachusetts Awards $6 Million for Municipal Park Projects

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 for Communities (PARC) grant program and funded through the capital budget, will help municipalities […]

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