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Massachusetts Celebrates Poetry Month in April

Massachusetts, proud of its longstanding traditions of literature, is celebrating National Poetry Month throughout the Commonwealth in April 2017. The Commonwealth’s poetry tradition stretches back to the 17th century when Anne Dudley Bradstreet was America’s first published poet in 1650. Phyllis Wheatley, an African slave living in Boston, published her […]

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Governor Baker announces budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018

(Photo courtesy of State House News) The Baker-Polito Administration filed its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) budget proposal on January 25, 2017. The $40.508 billion spending plan funds key priorities including local aid, education, workforce development, housing and homelessness services, and substance misuse prevention programs, while keeping spending in line with […]

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Massachusetts Senate Hosting Commonwealth Conversations 2017

The Massachusetts Senate is hosting its annual Commonwealth Conversations, a state wide listening tour of grassroots forums designed to connect state legislators directly with constituents to hear their ideas, concerns and suggestions. The series kicks off on Tuesday, January 31 in the Metro Boston region, and continues through Tuesday, April […]

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Massachusetts Celebrates International Jazz Day

Devlin’s in Brighton April 30 is International Jazz Day, when musicians and music lovers around the world celebrate jazz by performing live concerts, bringing music to the classrooms and singing the praises of this distinctly American art form that is now shared around the globe. In Massachusetts, every day seems […]

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