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National Parks Service Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Today, Massachusetts joined other states across the nation in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. A special birthday party, complete with a cake, balloons, children’s activities and live music, was held at Columbus Park in Boston, overlooking the Boston Harbor Islands. Michael Creasey, Superintendent of National Parks […]

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Massachusetts Celebrates Farmers’ Market Week, August 7-13

Governor Charlie Baker has proclaimed August 7-13, 2016 “Massachusetts Farmers’ Market Week” “in recognition of the positive contributions Massachusetts’ farmers’ markets have on agriculture and public health in the Commonwealth.” Read the Governor’s Proclamation here. The week-long event coincides with the 17th National Farmers’ Market Week as the United States […]

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Massachusetts Cheering for the Olympic Games

Olympian Sean Furey of Metheun, Massachusetts  Photo Credit: AP/Matt Slocum The Olympic Games have finally arrived.  Tonight, the opening ceremonies of the XXXI Olympiad take place in Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana Stadium.   Half a million spectators are in Brazil for the Games, and millions more are tuning in from all […]

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Cheers to the New Dorchester Brewing Company

Photo: Official opening of the Dorchester Brewing Company on July 20, 2016 An old warehouse in Dorchester – one of Boston’s most diverse and culturally rich neighborhoods – is now the site of the sparkling new Dorchester Brewing Company, which opened this week. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined various state […]

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Massachusetts Adds 1,287 acres of Public Land in Northfield

(Photo of Northfield State Forest courtesy of Glenn Minshall) The Baker-Polito Administration and The Trust for Public Land announced that the state has purchased 1,287 acres of land within Northfield and Warwick from Northfield Mount Hermon (NMH), an independent boarding school located in Gill, Massachusetts. The land will be protected […]

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Massachusetts Celebrates the Great Outdoors in June

(Photo: Governor Baker at 2016 Capital Campout at Fort Independence) Today, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is declaring June as Great Outdoors Month in Massachusetts. See the Governor’s proclamation below. Governor Baker and First Lady Lauren Baker are participating in the second annual Capital Campout at Fort Independence at Castle Island […]

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Massachusetts Celebrates Tourism Day

Tourism officials from across the Commonwealth gathered at the Massachusetts State House this week to celebrate their industry and to talk about the distinctive cultural, historical and culinary assets of their respective localities. The annual event is hosted by the 16 Regional Tourism Councils of Massachusetts, along with the Joint […]

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