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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $10 Million Small Business Recovery Loan Fund

On Monday, March 16, the Baker-Polito Administration announced economic support for small businesses with a $10 million loan fund to provide financial relief to those that have been affected by COVID-19. The $10 million Small Business Recovery Loan Fund will provide emergency capital up to $75,000 to Massachusetts-based businesses impacted by […]

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Massachusetts Announces Temporary Closure of Certain State Conservation and Recreation Managed Facilities

Due to the spread of COVID-19 in Massachusetts, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) has announced the temporary closure of certain agency managed facilities effective Saturday, March 14, 2020 through Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at which time DCR will reassess circumstances. Additionally, during the temporary closure all associated events […]

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Governor Baker Issues Order Limiting Large Gatherings in the Commonwealth

Today, Governor Charlie Baker issued an emergency order prohibiting most gatherings of over 250 people in an effort to limit the spread of the Coronavirus. The order includes, but is not limited, to the following events: community, civic, public, leisure, faith-based events, sporting events with spectators, concerts, conventions, fundraisers, parades, fairs, festivals, […]

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Massachusetts Declares March as Maple Month

Governor Charlie Baker today declared March as “Massachusetts Maple Month,” continuing the Commonwealth’s support of maple producers and encouraging Massachusetts residents to purchase locally-produced maple products. To kick off Maple Month, state and local officials held a ceremonial sugar maple tree tapping at Sunrise Farm in Colrain on Friday, March […]

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DINE OUT BOSTON® TURNS 20 IN ’20!

Dine Out Boston® (formerly Restaurant Week) reaches a milestone this year as it celebrates its 20th Anniversary on March 1-6, 8-13 and 15-20, 2020. This three-week celebration showcasing Boston’s diverse restaurant scene has been a popular tradition since it was launched in 2000. Presented by the Greater Boston Convention & […]

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