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Boston Announces Commemorative Events Leading to the 250th Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party in December 2023

Today, Meet Boston, the 250th Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party Board of Advisors (BOA) and Revolution 250, a consortium of organizations working together to commemorate the 250th anniversaries of the events that led to the American Revolution, officially kick-off the 250th commemorative anniversary year of  the Boston Tea Party, […]

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Massachusetts Approves 11 Economic Development Projects Supporting Job Growth and Business Expansion

Altaeros Energies, Inc.  Today, the Commonwealth’s Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) approved 11 projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). These projects are expected to create 782 net new jobs and retain 828 jobs throughout Massachusetts, while leveraging approximately $648 million in private investment. Of the applicants […]

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Massachusetts Directs $169 Million of Federal Funds to Promote Small Business Growth and Entrepreneurship

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced plans to administer $168,591,178 from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to promote small business growth and entrepreneurship in Massachusetts. This funding, awarded to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts under the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI), will support new or expanded programs offered by quasi-public […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Broadband Expansion Progress

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration celebrated the impacts of the Last Mile infrastructure program and discussed new investments to support broadband access and digital equity programs across Massachusetts. To date, the Last Mile infrastructure program has delivered high-speed internet access to approximately 26,000 premises, including households and small businesses, across 53 towns in […]

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Christmas + Holiday Tree Lightings in Massachusetts, December 1-4, 2022

Boston Common Tree Lighting Courtesy of Boston Parks Department Massachusetts lights up during Christmas and Holiday season in December, with hundreds of family-fun activities, ranging free tree lightings and parades to cultural and historical events, concerts and performing arts, and culinary offerings. Find a selection on the VisitMA.com Holiday Page, […]

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Massachusetts Awards $195K in Grants to Protect Habitat and Water Quality in the South Coast Region

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $195,000 in federally funded grant awards for projects that will protect drinking water supplies, preserve important habitat, and address pollution from stormwater runoff in the Buzzards Bay watershed. The towns of Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, Rochester, and Westport are receiving grant funding, which is being matched by […]

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MassWildlife and The Nature Conservancy Announce Launch of BioMap

Today, the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) released BioMap, a newly-updated online tool that identifies critical land and waterways throughout the Commonwealth in need of conservation. The web portal delivers the latest scientific data and resources to […]

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Massachusetts Designates Six Towns in the Southeast Region as Green Communities

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced six Massachusetts municipalities within the southeast region of the state have been designated as Green Communities, committing to clean energy and energy efficiency goals to reduce energy usage and lower greenhouse gas emissions, and are now eligible for grants totaling more than $900,000. This brings […]

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