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

Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joins students at Greater Lawrence Technical School on December 10, 2019 Today, Massachusetts announced $2.5 million toward the Advanced Manufacturing Training Program, which addresses the skills gap by creating a fully coordinated manufacturing training system to connect residents to full-time employment and meet the needs of […]

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Economic Assistance Coordinating Council Approves 6 EDIP Projects and Storefront Projects

Photo from Electro Magnetic Applications, Inc. (Pittsfield) Today, Massachusetts’ Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) approved six projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). These projects are expected to create 234 new jobs and retain 250 jobs throughout Massachusetts, while leveraging approximately $140 million in private investment. Five of these projects are located […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $10+ Million for Dam and Seawall Projects in Massachusetts

Willet Pond Spillway (Photo courtesy of Neponset River Watershed Association) The Baker-Polito Administration today announced over $10.2 million in grants to assist communities in addressing deteriorating dams and coastal infrastructure. The awards, funded by the Governor’s annual capital budget, include engineering or construction phase support for seven dam repair projects, […]

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MASSECON ‘IMPACT’ AWARDS HONOR 15 MASSACHUSETTS COMPANIES

MassEcon recently honored 15 enterprising companies from across the commonwealth with its 16th Annual Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards, recognizing the outstanding contributions of investment, job growth, facility expansion, and community involvement in the Bay State. Tanglewood, located in Lenox, Massachusetts, also received a Community Impact Award for its Linde […]

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Massachusetts’ Green Friday Supports Local Christmas Tree Farms & Nurseries

The Baker-Polito Administration declared Friday, November 29, 2019 as “Green Friday” to encourage Massachusetts residents to visit their local farms and nurseries for Christmas trees, holiday plants, and holiday decorating needs. Governor Charlie Baker said there is “a great opportunity for Massachusetts families to shop local and purchase their Christmas […]

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Massachusetts Companies Receive STEP Grants to Marketing Products Abroad

The Baker-Polito Administration announced that forty-two small businesses across Massachusetts are receiving State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grants to help them promote their products in the global marketplace. Coordinated by the Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment (MOITI) and Massachusetts Small Business Development Center/ Massachusetts Export Center, the STEP […]

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Massachusetts Commemorates Plymouth 400 in 2020

Massachusetts is inviting the world to visit the Bay State in 2020 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage and the founding of Plymouth Colony, two historic events that helped shape the United States of America. The state’s Plymouth 400 Commission has created a series of signature events to explore the […]

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Massachusetts Thanksgiving Proclamation

Photo Courtesy of State House News A Proclamation Whereas, After the first harvest in 1621, the Pilgrims gathered with their neighbors, the Wampanoag Native Americans, broke bread, gave thanks and celebrated their freedom in Plymouth, observing the first Thanksgiving in the American colonies; and Whereas, During the American Revolution in […]

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