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MASSACHUSETTS CELEBRATES LUNAR NEW YEAR, THE YEAR OF THE OX

Image courtesy of MIT Office of Multicultural Programs The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) has compiled a selection of Lunar New Year activities in February 2021 to highlight the cultural traditions of Asian-American ethnic communities in the Bay State.  Events range from children’s activities and art exhibits to culinary […]

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Mass Audubon Awarded $30,000 MET Grant for Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary in Plymouth

The Massachusetts Environmental Trust (MET) has awarded Mass Audubon a $30,000 grant to restore wetland and floodplain forest vegetation along near a half-mile of West Beaver Dam Brook at its Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary in Plymouth. The waterway, which flows east from the Pine Hills across the wildlife sanctuary and Rt. 3A before […]

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Massachusetts Awards $45.3 Million in Grants to 1,100 New Small Businesses Through COVID Relief Program

Today, Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, and Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Mike Kennealy joined small business owner Raquel Mullaney and state and local officials representing Plymouth to announce an additional $45.3 million in grants to 1,100 small businesses in the fifth round of awards through the COVID-19 Small […]

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U.S. Travel Association Celebrates ‘National Plan for Vacation Day’

The U.S. Travel Association‘s annual National Plan for Vacation Day is January 26, 2021. Thousands of travel and tourism organizations across the United States join this annual, nationwide event to encourage Americans to use their personal time off to plan a vacation. Throughout the day, destinations, media, brands, influencers and more will […]

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Esplanade Association and Mass DCR present Art Installation Titled “Hatched: Breaking through the Silence”

A new art installation titled “Hatched: Breaking through the Silence,” opens today, January 22, at the Hatch Memorial Shell along the Charles River Esplanade, and runs through February 21, 2021. The project marks the 20th Anniversary of the Esplanade Association’s public-private partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation […]

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AAA Travel Marketplace, New England’s Largest Consumer Travel Show, Goes Virtual, January 30-31

New England’s largest consumer travel show – AAA Travel Marketplace – is taking place virtually on January 30-31, 2021.  It is the first time in its 18 year-history that the popular event will be virtual, because of the pandemic and the halt of traveler’s plans since March 2020. This year’s […]

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