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Economic Development Engagement Sessions Taking Place Across Massachusetts, May 15 – June 13

Join Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy, along with municipal officials, legislators, and community and business leaders, for a regional engagement session to inform the Baker-Polito Administration’s economic development strategy for the next four years. The sessions are taking place in regions across the Commonwealth, […]

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Asian Pacific-American Heritage Month in Massachusetts

Artists in Arita, Japan. Birdcage vase, about 1700, Porcelain, lacquer, iron, gold, and paper.© Peabody Essex Museum. Photography by Mark Sexton. May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month across the United States, a time to celebrate the rich communities that contribute so much to the United States, and to the […]

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Celebrate National Park Week in Massachusetts, April 20-28

Annisquam Lighthouse at the Essex National Heritage Area National Park Week is celebrated across the United States from April 20-28, 2019, paying homage to one of America’s greatest natural resources. In 2017, 331 million park visitors spent an estimated $18.2 billion in local gateway regions while visiting National Park Service […]

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Massachusetts Celebrates National Library Week, April 7-13

As libraries across the United States celebrate National Library Week (April 7-13) and honor the great work of librarians everywhere, the illustrious traditions of Massachusetts as a center of learning, education and free exchange of ideas comes to the fore. With over 370 public libraries and 1,400 academic and specialized libraries, according […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Names Tim McGourthy as New HED Deputy Secretary

Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy announced Timothy J. McGourthy as incoming Deputy Secretary, effective March 4. McGourthy will assume the role vacated by former Deputy Secretary Carolyn Kirk, who was named executive director of Massachusetts Technology Collaborative earlier this month. McGourthy has been engaged on policy development for […]

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