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Massachusetts Launches BlueTech Tech and Innovation Grant Program

The Baker-Polito Administration has announced the launch of the Seaport Economic Council’s BlueTech Tech and Innovation Grant program, established to identify new business and technology approaches that address the needs of the Commonwealth’s coastal communities. Following up on the success of the Seaport Economic Council Grand Challenge in 2018, the BlueTech […]

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

Dancing Orchid Soapworks (Marlborough) Today, the Commonwealth’s Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) approved six projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP) and one Vacant Storefront Project. These projects are expected to create 297 net new jobs and retain 25 jobs throughout Massachusetts, while leveraging approximately $108.6 million […]

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Massachusetts Announces Transition to Phase IV of Reopening Plan

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that Massachusetts will advance to Step 1 of Phase IV of the Commonwealth’s reopening plan on Monday, March 22. The Administration continues to take steps to reopen the Commonwealth’s economy with public health metrics continuing to trend in a positive direction. This includes drops in […]

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Massachusetts Announces Vaccine Timeline for All Residents & Provides Weekly Dose Updates

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced the timeline for all remaining residents to be eligible for a vaccine.  The Administration also announced the weekly distribution of vaccine doses statewide for providers. Vaccine Eligibility Timeline Governor Baker today announced the dates that all remaining residents and certain worker groups will be eligible […]

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March is Massachusetts Maple Month

Photo: High Hopes Farm in Worthington Governor Charlie Baker has declared March as “Massachusetts Maple Month” in the Commonwealth, in recognition of the important role maple syrup and other maple products have in the state’s agricultural sector. Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Kathleen Theoharides, Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) […]

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Massachusetts $2.5 Million in Urban Agenda Grants for Community-Based Awards to Urban Neighborhoods

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced a total of $2.5 million in Urban Agenda grants to support 30 projects in 23 communities. Launched by the Baker-Polito Administration in 2015, the Urban Agenda Grant Program promotes economic vitality in urban neighborhoods by fostering partnerships that capitalize on unique local assets and community-driven […]

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Mass Growth Capital Corp Administers $49 million in Covid-19 Relief Grants to 1,108 Additional Businesses

EOHED Secretary Mike Kennealy discusses the relief grants administered by MGCC Today the Baker-Polito Administration announced more than $49 million in awards to 1,108 additional small businesses in the eighth round of COVID-19 relief grants administered by the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC). These new awards are the result of […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Nearly $4 Million for Local Projects to Enhance Maritime Economy

Edgartown Memorial Wharf Waterfront Rehabilitation Project Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced more than $3.8 million in Seaport Economic Council Grants to support nine projects in eight communities. These grants will help advance the Seaport Economic Council’s mission of providing support for working waterfronts, local tourism, coastal resilience, maritime innovation, and […]

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Governor Baker Signs $16 Billion Transportation Bond Bill

Today, Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, and Acting MassDOT Secretary of Transportation Jamey Tesler joined legislators, municipal leaders, and other stakeholders in a virtual ceremonial signing of the $16 billion Transportation Bond Bill legislation. This legislation was signed into law on January 15, 2021, and authorizes funding across […]

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