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MassWildlife and The Nature Conservancy Announce Launch of BioMap

Today, the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) released BioMap, a newly-updated online tool that identifies critical land and waterways throughout the Commonwealth in need of conservation. The web portal delivers the latest scientific data and resources to […]

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Massachusetts Designates Six Towns in the Southeast Region as Green Communities

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced six Massachusetts municipalities within the southeast region of the state have been designated as Green Communities, committing to clean energy and energy efficiency goals to reduce energy usage and lower greenhouse gas emissions, and are now eligible for grants totaling more than $900,000. This brings […]

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New Abigail Adams Statue in City of Quincy Unveiled to Remember the Ladies + Celebrate American History

Photo of the Abigail Adams Statue Unveiling, Courtesy of Carl Stevens, WBZ (November 5, 2022) – ‘Remember the Ladies’ was the theme in the City of Quincy today as city, state and federal officials gathered alongside historians, educators and local residents to unveil the new statue of Abigail Adams at […]

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Worcester Regional Airport Celebrates One Millionth Passenger Milestone

Massport, Elected Officials + Business Leaders at Worcester Regional Airport celebrating the One Millionth Passenger Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) today joined local, state, and federal elected officials, community leaders and airline partners to celebrate reaching one million passengers served at Worcester Regional Airport (ORH) since 2013. To honor the milestone, […]

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Massachusetts + Amtrak Officials Announce Permanent Valley Flyer Train Service in Western MA

Photo courtesy of David Narkewicz The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and Amtrak announced today the pilot Valley Flyer Passenger Service will become permanent; a seven day a week service with connections in New Haven Union Station, allowing convenient travel between Western Massachusetts, central Connecticut, and New York City. The […]

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Massachusetts Awards $143 Million for Economic Development Projects Through Its Community One Stop for Growth Program

(October 26, 2022) Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Undersecretary of Community Development Ashley Stolba and MassDevelopment President and CEO Dan Rivera were joined by state and local officials in Pittsfield to announce more than $143 million in grant awards to support 337 local economic development projects in 169 […]

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Mass Export Center Hosting October 20 Forum on Global Trade Economic and Regulatory Outlook

Assistant Secretary of Commercce for Export Enforcement Matthew Axelrod The Massachusetts Export Center is holding a forum on the latest global trade economic, regulatory and compliance trends impacting international business from 2-4 p.m. on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at Shaw Hall, Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst, 100 Carlson Avenue, […]

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Massachusetts EACC Approves Five Economic Development Projects Supporting Job Growth and Business Expansion Across Massachusetts

Photo Courtesy of Blount Fine Foods Corporation, Fall River The Commonwealth’s Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) approved five projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP) on September 23, 2022. These projects are expected to create 373 net new jobs and retain 1,401 jobs throughout Massachusetts, while leveraging […]

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