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Massachusetts Awards $3.8 Million to Eight Communities and Cape Cod Region to Support Coastal Resiliency & the Maritime Economy

Marshfield Maritime Center and Harbormaster facility Today the Baker-Polito Administration announced over $3.8 million in Seaport Economic Council Grants to support projects in eight communities and the Cape Cod region. The grants help coastal cities and towns strengthen their economy, support job growth and build resilience to climate change. The grants […]

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LT. GOVERNOR POLITO CELEBRATES $8.4 MILLION IN MASSWORKS INVESTMENTS IN CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS

Today, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito celebrated $8.4 million in MassWorks Infrastructure Program investments in five projects, directly impacting six communities and benefitting Central Massachusetts. Ribbon cuttings in Leominster, Phillipston, Gardner, Shirley and Groton marked the completion of public infrastructure projects that will strengthen communities and benefit local economies. These investments […]

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Massachusetts Sales Tax Holiday is August 10-11, 2018

Today, Governor Charlie Baker signed into law the 2018 Sales Tax Holiday on August 10-11 throughout Massachusetts. The 6.25% sales tax is being waived for purchases under $2,500.00. Here are FAQs from Mass Department of Revenue, and a link to the Sales Tax Holiday legislation. Governor Baker tweeted, “This weekend, […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $32 Million in Local Aid to 59 Communities

The Baker-Polito Administration announced the 2018 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Awards, providing more than $32 million across 41 projects that benefit 59 communities. These awards enable communities to address local needs by pursuing a variety of housing, community, and economic development projects. Governor Charlie Baker said, “Massachusetts cities and […]

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Governor Baker Signs Fiscal Year 2019 Budget

Today, Governor Charlie Baker signed the Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) budget into law. The $41.232 billion plan reinforces the Baker-Polito Administration’s commitment to structurally balancing the state budget, while investing $4.91 billion towards K-12 education, providing over $200 million to combat the opioid and heroin epidemic, increasing funding to build […]

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Governor Baker Opens UMass Lowell’s Fabric Discovery Center, Announces $7 Million in Manufacturing Awards

This week, Governor Charlie Baker joined leaders from UMass Lowell, national manufacturing institutes and the Massachusetts advanced manufacturing community to officially open the Fabric Discovery Center at UMass Lowell. First launched in May 2017 through a $10 million award to UMass Lowell, the Center will drive innovation in textile research […]

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Baker-Polito Administration, MassDevelopment Announce Over $2 Million for Collaborative Workspaces

The Baker-Polito Administration and MassDevelopment announced $2,155,000 in funding for the third round of Collaborative Workspace Program grants, a MassDevelopment program that accelerates business formation, job creation, and entrepreneurial activity in communities by supporting infrastructure that fuels locally-based innovation. Eligible organizations may apply for either seed grants to plan and […]

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