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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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Massachusetts Awards $3 Million in Small Business Technical Assistance Grants to 47 Non-Profits

The Baker-Polito Administration and Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC) announced $3 million in small business technical assistance grants to 47 non-profit organizations across the state. The state-funded Small Business Technical Assistance Grant Program, administered by MGCC, aims to expand economic and entrepreneurial opportunities in underserved communities throughout the Commonwealth. The […]

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Massachusetts Awards $3.6 Million in Grants for Recycling, Composting and Waste Reduction

To celebrate America Recycles Day on Friday, November 15, the Baker-Polito Administration announced $3.6 million in Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) grants to 54 communities, regional groups and non-profit groups. The grants, ranging from $3,000 to $300,000, are designed to increase the diversion, reuse, composting and recycling of materials in […]

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Massachusetts Awards $250,000 in Cybersecurity Awareness Grant to 94 Municipalities and Public Schools

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is awarding $250,000 in grants to 94 municipalities and public school districts to provide cybersecurity awareness training for 42,000 employees across the state. Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Secretary of Technology Services and Security Curt Wood joined legislative, municipal and public school officials at Worcester City […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Over $5.2 Million in New Advanced Manufacturing Awards

The Baker-Polito Administration announced two new grants totaling over $5.2 million from the Massachusetts Manufacturing Innovation Initiative (M2I2) to support the development of new advanced manufacturing technologies across the state. Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announced the new funding at an event hosted at the Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Center […]

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