Category Archives: Innovate

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Governor Baker Signs $16 Billion Transportation Bond Bill

Today, Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, and Acting MassDOT Secretary of Transportation Jamey Tesler joined legislators, municipal leaders, and other stakeholders in a virtual ceremonial signing of the $16 billion Transportation Bond Bill legislation. This legislation was signed into law on January 15, 2021, and authorizes funding across […]

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Highland Street Foundation Sponsors Free Activities For School Vacation Week

Highland Street Foundation, in partnership with the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation, is supporting a series of events and activities for Massachusetts families during the February school vacation week, including nature walks at Mass Audubon sites, story walks in City of Boston parks, as well as hours of free access […]

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MASSACHUSETTS CELEBRATES LUNAR NEW YEAR, THE YEAR OF THE OX

Image courtesy of MIT Office of Multicultural Programs The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) has compiled a selection of Lunar New Year activities in February 2021 to highlight the cultural traditions of Asian-American ethnic communities in the Bay State.  Events range from children’s activities and art exhibits to culinary […]

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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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