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Governor Baker Proclaims May as Small Business Month in Massachusetts

A PROCLAMATION Governor Charlie proclaimed May as Small Business Month in Massachusetts, in association with Small Business Administration’s observance of Small Business Week from May 1-7, 2022. WHEREAS, small businesses are the backbone and life blood of local economies in communities throughout the Commonwealth, and serve as job creators and […]

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Governor Baker Joins City of Boston Students at Jamaica Pond for Annual Trout Stocking Program

BOSTON – Today, Governor Charlie Baker and Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Kathleen Theoharides participated in the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) annual trout stocking program with City of Boston school children and state and local officials to release more than 1,100 state hatchery-raised trout into the city’s […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Files $3.5 Billion Economic Development Legislation

Today, Governor Charlie Baker filed legislation to make $3.5 billion in investments to support Massachusetts’s path forward as the Commonwealth transitions into a post-pandemic world, including projects to strengthen state infrastructure, create jobs and invest in all 351 cities and towns in the Commonwealth. The legislation, An Act Investing in […]

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Face Coverings No Longer Required For MBTA, Airport Travelers

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), MBTA and the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) are announcing updates to masking requirements following a U.S. District Court judge’s decision on Monday voiding the national mask mandate covering airplanes and other public transportation. Beginning today, the mask mandate on MBTA vehicles and MBTA properties […]

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Highland Street Foundation’s Spring Week for Children + Families, April 18-22

For April School Vacation Week 2022 (April 18-22), Highland Street Foundation has  partnered with a variety organizations across Massachusetts to provide educational and cultural experiences for children and their families. These include live performances at the Boston Public Library, and free admission to Buttonwood Park Zoo, Cape Cod Maritime Museum, […]

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Massachusetts Approves Seven Economic Development Projects Supporting Job Growth + Business Expansion

Photo: Island Creek Oysters  This week, the Commonwealth’s Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) approved seven projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). These projects are expected to create 129 net new jobs and retain 151 jobs throughout Massachusetts, while leveraging approximately $88.2 million in private investment. Of […]

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Massachusetts Announces $4 Million in Travel & Tourism Recovery Grants to 80 Organizations

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration, along with the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development and the Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT), announced $4 million in awards to 80 tourism organizations, chambers of commerce, and municipalities as part of the Travel and Tourism Recovery (TTR) Grant Program. Funds from the TTR […]

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Massachusetts Celebrates Library Week, April 3-9, 2022

State Library of Massachusetts (Photo Courtesy of Alexandra Bernson) All across the nation, librarians and patrons, authors and book lovers, and educators and students are celebrating National Library Week.  The theme in 2022 is “Connect with your Library.” With over 370 public libraries and 1,400 academic and specialized libraries, Massachusetts […]

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Massport Announces the Start of its 2022 Cruise Season with Norwegian Pearl

Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) today announced the start of the 2022 Cruise Season by welcoming Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Pearl as the first cruise ship of the season.  The ship is making her maiden voyage from Flynn Cruiseport Boston, her homeport through November, with weekly sailings between Boston and Bermuda. […]

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MassEcon’s Team Massachusetts Awards Ceremony is April 7, 2002 at Gillette Stadium

MassEcon’s 18th Annual ‘Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards’ ceremony is taking place from 4-6:30 p.m. on April 7, 2022 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough.  Register for the event here. Governor Charlie Baker is the guest speaker and NBC10 Evening News Anchor Shannon Mulaire is the emcee. “The annual awards ceremony […]

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