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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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Massachusetts STEP grants help companies promote their products abroad

The Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment (MOITI) and the Massachusetts Small Business Development/ Massachusetts Export Center announced that 46 small businesses across the Commonwealth will receive $666,667 in State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grants. Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), […]

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March is Maple Month in Massachusetts

Governor Charlie Baker today declared March as “Massachusetts Maple Month,” continuing the Commonwealth’s support of maple producers and encouraging Massachusetts residents to purchase locally-produced maple products. To kick off Maple Month, Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) Commissioner John Lebeaux was joined by State Senator Eric Lesser and agricultural officials […]

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Women’s History Month in Massachusetts

In honor of Women’s History Month in Massachusetts, the Mass Office of Travel & Tourism has put together MA Spotlight profiles on 15 women working in the Commonwealth’s travel, tourism, hospitality, cultural and history communities. Read about: Row 1 (l-r) Laurie Norton Moffatt Amy Latimer Ellie Donovan Danny Levy Heloisa […]

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