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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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Baker-Polito Administration Launches Community One Stop for Growth

Today the Baker-Polito Administration announced the launch of the Community One Stop for Growth, a joint application process that will allow applicants—including municipalities, public entities, community non-profits, and private companies—to use a single portal to access ten different grant programs. Part of the Administration’s ongoing commitment to the Commonwealth’s 351 […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Another $78.5 Million in Additional Grants to 1,595 Businesses Most Impacted by the Pandemic

the Baker-Polito Administration announced $78.5 million in awards to 1,595 additional small businesses in the third round of grants through the COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program administered by the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation. To date, the Baker-Polito Administration has awarded close to $195 million in direct financial support to 4,119 […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Wildlife Habitat Management Grants

Ravenswood Park in Gloucester, The Trustees of Reservations  The Baker-Polito Administration awarded $307,631 to individuals, municipalities and organizations across the state for projects to improve habitat for native Massachusetts wildlife. The grants are provided through the Wildlife Habitat Management Grant Program, administered by the Department of Fish and Game’s Division […]

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