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Massachusetts Clean Water Trust to sell $355 million in Green and Sustainability Bonds

The Massachusetts State Treasurer’s Office announced today that the Massachusetts Clean Water Trust (the Trust) will be selling $355,470,000* State Revolving Fund Series 23A and Series 23B Bonds on April 28th and 29th. The proceeds will be used to finance projects across Massachusetts that adhere to the environmental and health […]

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State Environmental Officials Plant Tree in Fitchburg to Celebrate Earth Week Through Greening the Gateway Cities Program

On Earth Day, EEA Secretary Kathleen Theoharides and DCR Commissioner Jim Montgomery joined State and City officials in Fitchburg for a tree planting ceremony with the Greening the Gateway Cities Program.  As part of its celebration of Earth Week in the Commonwealth, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Kathleen Theoharides […]

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On Earth Day, Governor Baker Signs Comprehensive Climate Change Legislation

Governor Charlie Baker today signed comprehensive climate change legislation that codifies into law the Baker-Polito Administration’s commitment to achieve Net Zero emissions in 2050 and furthers the Commonwealth’s nation leading efforts to combat climate change and protect vulnerable communities. The new law, Senate Bill 9 – An Act Creating a […]

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Massachusetts Announces New Destination Development Capital Grant Program for Tourism Venues

The Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED) through the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism (MOTT) has announced the FY22 Destination Development Capital (DDC) Grant Program.  This new competitive grant program will award funds to strengthen the economy of Massachusetts through destination development projects that enhance tourism sustainability, […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Nearly $1.6 million in Travel & Tourism Recovery Grants to 59 Organizations

Today, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy, and Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) Executive Director Keiko Matsudo Orrall announced $1,587,791 in awards to 59 tourism organizations, chambers of commerce, and municipalities as part of the newly created Travel and Tourism Recovery (TTR) Grant […]

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Massachusetts Offers Family-Friendly Self-Guided Trip Tips for April School Vacation + Earth Day

The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) announced that the agency will offer family-friendly Trip-Tip self-guided adventures for 22 state park locations during the traditional April school vacation week and Earth Day, which falls on April 22. The self-guided opportunities can be experienced at any time starting on Saturday, April […]

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Massachusetts Announces Regional Pilot Project Grant Awards to Support Economic Recovery

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced 37 grants totaling $5 million were awarded to cities, towns, and non-profit entities through the Regional Pilot Project Grant Program.  This program was established to support recovery solutions based on the specific economic needs of individual regions of the Commonwealth and was designed to fund […]

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