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Worcester Regional Airport Announces Flights to Philadelphia on American Air

Worcester Regional Airport (OHR) continues to spread its wings on the domestic front, with the announcement this week that American Airlines is starting a direct route between Worcester and Philadelphia’s International Airport (PHL) beginning in October. Governor Karyn Polito and the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) CEO Thomas P. Glynn made […]

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National Library Week in Massachusetts

Boston Public Library, known as the People’s Palace Did you know that Massachusetts can proudly claim the nation’s first public library and also the first membership library in the original thirteen colonies? Plus, we have a U.S. presidential library, some of the world’s best university libraries, two federal archives, and […]

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Mass Export Center Tour New Bedford’s Seafood Facilities with International Seafood Buyers

Photography By Sergio badmonkeypics@outlook.com Earlier this month, the Massachusetts Export Center showcased New Bedford to a group of international seafood buyers from Asia, Europe, the Middle East and South America on March 9, as a way of marketing the region’s seafood products and facilities. They visited BASE/ New England Seafood […]

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GOVERNOR BAKER DECLARES MARCH “MASSACHUSETTS MAPLE MONTH”

Governor Charlie Baker today declared March as “Massachusetts Maple Month” recognizing the Commonwealth’s many maple producers while encouraging Massachusetts residents to purchase locally-produced maple products. To kick off Maple Month, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito joined Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Matthew Beaton, Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) Commissioner […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Innovation Initiative for Marine Economy Challenges

The Baker-Polito Administration announced a new initiative, the SEC Grand Challenge, to leverage Massachusetts’ innovation economy for the benefit of the state’s coastal communities. The Seaport Economic Council will make up to $500,000 available to the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MassTech) to support innovative solutions for marine and coastal communities. The […]

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Massachusetts Firsts – From College to Fried Clams

The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) has a short video entitled Massachusetts Firsts, which range from first college (Harvard, 1636) and public park (Boston Common, 1634) in America to the invention of basketball (Springfield, 1891) and the creation of fried clams (Woodman’s, 1916)! Find more information on visiting […]

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Governor Baker Gives State of the Commonwealth Address

Photo courtesy of Sam Doran/SHNS Governor Charlie Baker delivered his third State of the Commonwealth address from the House Chamber of the Massachusetts State House. Read full text here. On economic development, education and workforce development, Governor Baker said: “For the first time we’re directing capital grants to vocational technical […]

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MASSACHUSETTS SPORTS OFFICE ISSUES 2018 CALENDAR OF ATHLETIC COMPETITIONS

Photo courtesy of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield. Massachusetts, known as the State of Champions for its longstanding athletic traditions and high-level competition, has issued its annual round-up of popular sporting events throughout the Bay State in 2018. Compiled by Massachusetts Sports Marketing Office (MSMO) and Massachusetts […]

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