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Seaport Economic Council Announces $6.6 Million in Grants to Support Massachusetts Coastal Communities

(Port of New Bedford) The Baker-Polito Administration’s Seaport Economic Council has announced $6.6 million in economic development and infrastructure grants funding to Chatham, Gosnold, Marshfield, New Bedford, Quincy, Salem, Saugus, Salisbury, Winthrop, and the Marine Renewable Energy Collaborative. The grants will support pier, port, and boardwalk improvements focused on long […]

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International Diplomats and Trade Officials Tour Western Mass to Explore Partnership Opportunities

(Tour of the Green High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke) This week, the Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment (MOITI) led a bus tour of international diplomats and trade officials from 12 countries and regions to explore economic development and entrepreneurship initiatives in Western Massachusetts. The tour took place […]

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46 Massachusetts Communities Receive $85.6 Million in MassWorks Awards To Build Infrastructure

On Wednesday, November 4th, Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined local officials at a MassWorks grants announcement for the City of Lowell.  (Photo by Joanne Decaro) The Baker-Polito administration has announced $85.6 million in MassWorks Infrastructure Awards for 46 communities across the Commonwealth. These awards support infrastructure […]

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Massachusetts STEP Grant Applications for Exporters

(Photo Courtesy of MassPort)  Local companies looking to increase export sales of their goods and services may be eligible to apply for a Massachusetts State Trade & Export Promotion (STEP) grant through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Applications are being accepted for consideration from November 2, 2015 to January […]

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Congratulations MassChallenge Class of 2015

(Caption: Pianist Brockett Parsons Performs at the 2015 MassChallenge Awards. Photo by Joanne Decaro.)  Over 1,500 entrepreneurs, philanthropists, corporate executives and public officials attended the 6th annual 2015 MassChallenge Awards, held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in South Boston. It was a banner night for the Commonwealth’s innovation […]

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Massachusetts Is Hosting Supplier Diversity Series To Engage Small Businesses

(Caption: In February 2015, Governor Charlie Baker signed an executive order to bolster diversity in state government. He is joined by the Black & Latino Legislative Caucus.) The Baker-Polito Administration is hosting five Supplier Diversity Regional Series events across the Commonwealth to engage small and diverse business enterprises with private buyers, […]

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MASSACHUSETTS PROMOTES MANUFACTURING SECTOR IN OCTOBER

Massachusetts celebrates its manufacturing industry throughout October with a series of events and initiatives to support the Commonwealth’s 7,000 manufacturing companies and their 250,000 workers. You can find a full schedule of activities, which includes tours, seminars and open houses, by visiting Amp it up!, the state’s advanced manufacturing program. Among […]

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Massachusetts Supports 13 Companies in Job Growth & Business Expansion

(Caption: Sid Wainer & Son, Specialty Food Distributors, New Bedford) The Massachusetts Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) recently approved 13 projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP), the state’s investment tax credit program for businesses. These projects range from manufacturing plants and distribution centers to high tech […]

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