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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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National Parks of Boston Resume Operations

The National Parks of Boston released a statement today announcing the resumption of operations and activities at Boston National Historical Park, Boston African American National Historic Site and the Boston Harbor Islands State and National Park. “Limited operations begin on January 26 and 27, 2019 (and) It is expected that […]

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Tourism Leaders Hold China Workshop to Increase Chinese Visitors to Boston & Massachusetts

Pictured: from left, Francois Nivaud, Brad Rice, Sharon Xu, Pat Moscaritolo and David O’Donnell Chinese visitors coming to Boston and Massachusetts continue to break records for visitation numbers and spending, according to the China 3.0 Workshop held at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Organized by […]

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Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker Delivers Inaugural Address for Second Term

On Thursday, January 3, 2019 Governor Charlie Baker delivered his second inaugural address from the House Chamber of the Massachusetts State House. Here are the Governor’s full remarks as prepared for delivery: Here are excerpts from Governor Baker’s speech: “Think about the Commonwealth’s leadership on national issues. “We have the […]

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