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Brand USA is Reauthorized through 2027

“Legislation reauthorizing Brand USA through Fiscal Year 2027 passed Congress with strong bipartisan support and was signed into law by the President,” according to a statement by Brand USA on December 20, 2019.  “We will continue to inspire international travel to the United States, which creates thousands of jobs and […]

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Massachusetts Commemorates Plymouth 400 in 2020

Massachusetts is inviting the world to visit the Bay State in 2020 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage and the founding of Plymouth Colony, two historic events that helped shape the United States of America. The state’s Plymouth 400 Commission has created a series of signature events to explore the […]

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Massachusetts Thanksgiving Proclamation

Photo Courtesy of State House News A Proclamation Whereas, After the first harvest in 1621, the Pilgrims gathered with their neighbors, the Wampanoag Native Americans, broke bread, gave thanks and celebrated their freedom in Plymouth, observing the first Thanksgiving in the American colonies; and Whereas, During the American Revolution in […]

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New Bedford Invests in its Creative Economy

It is official, New Bedford, Massachusetts is a Wicked Cool Place, as evidenced by a new grant program that rewards creative placemaking. Last week, the city celebrated #ArtsMatterDay in Massachusetts by announcing by announcing Wicked Cool Places grants totaling $82,000 for local arts and culture projects. In all, 13 projects […]

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