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Mass Growth Capital Corp Administers $49 million in Covid-19 Relief Grants to 1,108 Additional Businesses

EOHED Secretary Mike Kennealy discusses the relief grants administered by MGCC Today the Baker-Polito Administration announced more than $49 million in awards to 1,108 additional small businesses in the eighth round of COVID-19 relief grants administered by the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC). These new awards are the result of […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Nearly $4 Million for Local Projects to Enhance Maritime Economy

Edgartown Memorial Wharf Waterfront Rehabilitation Project Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced more than $3.8 million in Seaport Economic Council Grants to support nine projects in eight communities. These grants will help advance the Seaport Economic Council’s mission of providing support for working waterfronts, local tourism, coastal resilience, maritime innovation, and […]

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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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Mass Audubon Awarded $30,000 MET Grant for Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary in Plymouth

The Massachusetts Environmental Trust (MET) has awarded Mass Audubon a $30,000 grant to restore wetland and floodplain forest vegetation along near a half-mile of West Beaver Dam Brook at its Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary in Plymouth. The waterway, which flows east from the Pine Hills across the wildlife sanctuary and Rt. 3A before […]

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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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