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Restaurateurs Promote Boston Black Restaurant Month in August

The Boston Black Hospitality Coalition has initiated an inaugural Boston Black Restaurant Month in August to celebrate Black-owned restaurants and bars throughout the greater Boston area. The 70+ Black-owned restaurants and bars are spread across Boston’s diverse neighborhoods and in nearby cities Cambridge and Somerville. Organizers are urging local residents […]

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Massachusetts Declares Significant Drought Conditions Across the Commonwealth

Due to above normal temperatures throughout July and early August and more than three months of below normal rainfall, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Kathleen Theoharides today declared a Level 2 – Significant Drought in all seven regions of the Commonwealth – the Western, Connecticut River Valley, Central, Northeast, […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Launches Online Platform to Enhance Food System Connections

The Baker-Polito Administration launched the MassGrown Exchange, an online platform designed to facilitate business-to-business connections within the local food system for products and services. The platform was developed following recommendations from the Administration’s Food Security Task Force, which promotes ongoing efforts to ensure that individuals and families throughout the Commonwealth […]

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Follow Health and Safety Rules at State-Managed Beaches and Parks in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is urging the public to protect public health by adhering to important COVID-19 guidance such as wearing a face covering, practicing social distancing, and washing hands frequently when visiting state beaches and parks. The public is also reminded that alcohol is prohibited […]

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