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Seafood Marketing grants increase awareness and demand for Massachusetts seafood products

Photo courtesy of CapeCod.com This week the Baker-Polito Administration announced $116,034 in grants for research projects that increase awareness and demand for Massachusetts seafood products. The grants were awarded through the Division of Marine Fisheries’ (DMF) Seafood Marketing Grant Program, created three years ago to enhance the viability and stabilize […]

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Celebrate Cape Verdeans in Massachusetts

By Francisco Fernandes Tavares Massachusetts is proud of its diverse population of residents representing dozens of ethnic communities and more than 140 languages from around the world. One of the most prominent is the Cape Verdean community, concentrated in Boston and nearby cities and towns like Quincy, Randolph, Somerville and […]

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Baker-Polito Announce EDIP Awards

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration and the Economic Assistance Coordinating Council approved state and local incentives for six companies in Massachusetts through the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). The six projects are expected to create 423 new jobs and retain 193 jobs throughout the six certified projects, leveraging $48 million in […]

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PAX East 2018 Highlights Massachusetts Innovation and Creativity

The 2018 PaxEast show at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) did not disappoint. Hundreds of new products were on display. Experts discussed the latest industry trends. Educational programs shared their curriculum and courses while talking to passers-by about career opportunities in the gaming industry. The enthusiastic fan base […]

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Massachusetts Supports Community-Based Innovation Programs

(Photo: Greentown Labs in Somerville)  The Baker-Polito Administration recently announced a coordinated grant funding round to support community-based innovation and entrepreneurship in municipalities across Massachusetts. The $1.175 million funding round includes grants to support physical workspaces that launch new businesses at the local level, as well as new funding for […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $9.3 Million in Workforce Skills Capital Grants

This week, Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announced $9.3 million in workforce skills equipment grants to 35 high schools, community colleges and vocational training providers across the Commonwealth. The grants support vocational-technical education and training equipment purchases that connect Massachusetts students and residents to economic opportunities in […]

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Massachusetts is one of 17 states to join the Accord for a New Energy Future

This week, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker joined 16 other governors from around the nation in a bipartisan effort to promote clean energy, clean transportation choices and a modern electrical grid. Over 127 million Americans are represented in the participating states. The Governors’ Accord for a New Energy Future provides participating […]

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