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Massachusetts Celebrates National Library Week

As libraries across the United States celebrate National Library Week (April 7-13) and honor the great work of librarians everywhere, the illustrious traditions of Massachusetts as a center of learning, education and free exchange of ideas comes to the fore. With over 370 public libraries and 1,400 academic and specialized […]

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Keiko Mutsado Orrall is named Executive Director of Mass Office Travel & Tourism

Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy announced that Keiko Matsudo Orrall is the new executive director of the Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism. As MOTT’s new executive director, Orrall will build on the Baker-Polito Administration’s first term accomplishments, which include expanding MOTT’s international presence and increasing visitation from 27.5 million […]

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MASSACHUSETTS FUNDS AGRICULTURAL BUY LOCAL GROUPS IN MASSACHUSETTS

The Baker-Polito Administration announced $500,000 in grants to the Commonwealth’s regional Buy Local agricultural organizations for projects that will enhance efforts in western, central, northeastern and southeastern Massachusetts. These organizations work to generate consumer awareness and demand for locally grown food products while improving logistical access to these important food […]

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EACC Approves Economic Development Incentive Awards to Eight Companies

Photo Courtesy of Northern Wind, Inc./Streetside Realty This week the Baker-Polito Administration and the Commonwealth’s Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) approved eight projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). These projects are expected to create 692 new jobs and retain 805 jobs throughout Massachusetts, while leveraging more […]

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Pax East 2019 Digital Gaming Convention

PaxEast, one of the nation’s largest digital gaming conventions in the United States, comes to the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) on March 28-31, 2019. Since coming to Boston in 2010, PaxEast has become one of the most anticipated shows in the city’s extensive convention schedule, breaking attendance records […]

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Massachusetts Announces Seafood Marketing Grant Program Awards

This week the Baker-Polito Administration announced $116,034 in grants for research projects that increase awareness and demand for Massachusetts seafood products. The grants were awarded through the Division of Marine Fisheries’ (DMF) Seafood Marketing Grant Program, created three years ago to enhance the viability and stabilize the economic environment for […]

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