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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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Nine Massachusetts Communities Receive Urban Agenda Grants

Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announced nine Urban Agenda Grant awards with officials in Revere. The Baker-Polito Administration has awarded $500,000 to nine projects through the Urban Agenda Grant Program. The program, created in 2015, seeks to unlock community-driven responses to local economic opportunities through partnership-building, problem solving, and shared accountability […]

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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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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $2 Million in Community Compact Grants

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration awarded $2 million in Community Compact Cabinet (CCC) grants to assist 92 communities and 8 School Districts across the Commonwealth. The Community Compact Cabinet’s Efficiency & Regionalization grant program provides financial support for governmental entities interested regionalization and other efficiency initiatives that allow for long-term sustainability. […]

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Specialty Crop Block Grants Support Massachusetts Agricultural Organizations

Image Courtesy of Third Sector New England This month, fifteen organizations across Massachusetts were awarded nearly $350,000 in Specialty Crop Block grants to develop and promote various products, including fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops. The Baker-Polito Administration announced the awards, which are funded through […]

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Education First Promotes Global Learning

Architectural Rendering of Education First’s New Building in Cambridge  The term Global Citizen describes a person increasingly comfortable building a strong identification with the world as a whole. As national borders open to an increasingly globalized society, ease in travel, global trade and advances in technology have allowed for the […]

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Massachusetts Export Center Hosts Annual Export Expo

Featured speakers Richard Ashooh and Christina Sevilla at Export Expo. Photo Courtesy of Mass Export Center. Trade experts, government officials and business leaders gathered in Boston last week for the Massachusetts Export Center’s annual Export Expo to discuss the uncertainty in the current global trade landscape and possible shifts in […]

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BAKER-POLITO ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES FOR 9 PROJECTS

Photo: Stone Path Malt in Wareham imports and manufactures specialty malt for the craft brewery industry. The Commonwealth’s Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) approved 9 projects to participate in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP) at its quarterly meeting in Worcester on December 13, 2017. These projects are expected to […]

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