Michael Quinlin Editor
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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Governor Baker Announces $4 million grant to UMass Lowell for new research collaborative

Governor Charlie Baker announced a $4 million grant from the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MassTech) to UMass Lowell to support the school’s new Printed Electronics Research Collaborative (PERC). The four-year grant award, part of the Collaborative Research and Development Matching Grant Program, is being matched by $12 million in industry support. […]

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Massachusetts Convention Center Authority Meetings to Generate $610 million economic impact in 2015

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) has a full slate of major meetings and conventions booked for 2015, which are projected to bring more than 900,000 attendees to Boston, generating 615,000 hotel room nights and $610 million in economic impact. James E. Rooney, executive director of the MCCA, says, “In […]

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Massachusetts – the Home of First Night

(Photo Courtesy of First Night Boston) Massachusetts boasts a lot of firsts in its illustrious history, and celebrating First Night each New Year’s Eve is one of them. First Night Boston is officially the world’s first First Night. Launched on Boston Common on December 31, 1976, it featured costumed performers […]

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