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Massachusetts Sports Marketing Office Releases Sports Venue Guide for Event Promoters

Photo: the Longsjo Classic Race in Fitchburg (Courtesy of massvacation.com) The Massachusetts Sports Marketing Office has published a comprehensive sports venue directory listing dozens of sports facilities across the Commonwealth. The resource guide, which includes a letter from Governor Charlie Baker, is designed for sports promoters and event planners interested […]

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Fall Season in Massachusetts is Worth the Travel

Fall is a busy season in Massachusetts, thanks to the fall foliage, apple picking season, collegiate and professional sports, a new performing arts season and various college and family activities. The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism has put together five ideas for enjoying one of the most beautiful seasons […]

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Inspired Music at the Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival

(Photo courtesy of the Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival) The sounds of saxophones, drums and lush voices fill the air today at the annual Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival, taking place from noon to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 24 in Boston’s South End neighborhood. And it is all free. This year’s […]

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Visit 46 Massachusetts Museums for Free on September 24

Forty-six museums in Massachusetts are opening their doors for free today, thanks to an innovative program by the Smithsonian Magazine in Washington, DC. “Museum Day Live” offers two free tickets for museums across the national participating in this program, which include 46 in Massachusetts. See list below. The Discovery Museums […]

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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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