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Face Coverings No Longer Required For MBTA, Airport Travelers

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), MBTA and the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) are announcing updates to masking requirements following a U.S. District Court judge’s decision on Monday voiding the national mask mandate covering airplanes and other public transportation. Beginning today, the mask mandate on MBTA vehicles and MBTA properties […]

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Highland Street Foundation’s Spring Week for Children + Families, April 18-22

For April School Vacation Week 2022 (April 18-22), Highland Street Foundation has  partnered with a variety organizations across Massachusetts to provide educational and cultural experiences for children and their families. These include live performances at the Boston Public Library, and free admission to Buttonwood Park Zoo, Cape Cod Maritime Museum, […]

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Massachusetts Approves Seven Economic Development Projects Supporting Job Growth + Business Expansion

Photo: Island Creek Oysters  This week, the Commonwealth’s Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) approved seven projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). These projects are expected to create 129 net new jobs and retain 151 jobs throughout Massachusetts, while leveraging approximately $88.2 million in private investment. Of […]

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Massachusetts Announces $4 Million in Travel & Tourism Recovery Grants to 80 Organizations

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration, along with the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development and the Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT), announced $4 million in awards to 80 tourism organizations, chambers of commerce, and municipalities as part of the Travel and Tourism Recovery (TTR) Grant Program. Funds from the TTR […]

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Massachusetts Celebrates Library Week, April 3-9, 2022

State Library of Massachusetts (Photo Courtesy of Alexandra Bernson) All across the nation, librarians and patrons, authors and book lovers, and educators and students are celebrating National Library Week.  The theme in 2022 is “Connect with your Library.” With over 370 public libraries and 1,400 academic and specialized libraries, Massachusetts […]

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Massport Announces the Start of its 2022 Cruise Season with Norwegian Pearl

Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) today announced the start of the 2022 Cruise Season by welcoming Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Pearl as the first cruise ship of the season.  The ship is making her maiden voyage from Flynn Cruiseport Boston, her homeport through November, with weekly sailings between Boston and Bermuda. […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Launches “HireNow” Hiring and Training Employer Grant Program

The Baker-Polito Administration launched a new hiring and training employer grant program, “HireNow,” which will help employers quickly hire and train new workers and get more people back to work. The new program provides eligible employers with a $4,000 per employee grant, which can be used to cover training costs […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Opening of the Green Line Extension

Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and CEO Jamey Tesler, and MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak today joined federal, state, and local elected leaders and community partners to celebrate the opening of the first branch of the Green Line Extension (GLX) Project. A ribbon-cutting event was […]

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Boston National Historical Park to Receive $25 Million for Infrastructure Improvements

Boston National Historical Park will receive more than $25 million from the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) to restore the iconic 1902 Dorchester Heights Monument tower and surrounding area known as Thomas Park. When complete, the project will enable visitors to enjoy the improved public green space and spectacular 115-foot […]

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