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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Economic Development Incentives for 14 Projects

(Photo: J&E Precision Tool Inc.) On September 20, 2017, the Commonwealth’s Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) approved 14 projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). These projects are expected to create 722 net new jobs and retain 1,050 jobs throughout Massachusetts, while leveraging approximately $124 million in […]

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Massachusetts Tourism Office Creates Thoreau Trail in Concord

Photo Courtesy of RhythmQuietude In honor of Henry David Thoreau’s 200th birthday in 2017, the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism (MOTT) has created a special itinerary of must-see literary attractions and inspirational places throughout historic Concord. Thoreau’s Concord: A Transcendentalist Journey in Massachusetts, charts the places where Thoreau was […]

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Tourism Office Issues MassJazz Guide Celebrating Jazz in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) has released its 2017-2018 MassJazz Guide showcasing the Bay State’s vibrant year-round jazz scene of festivals, concerts, night clubs, jazz brunches, college courses and radio programs. Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito write in their welcome letter to MassJazz, “As […]

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Smithsonian Magazine Offers Free Guest Passes to 40 + Massachusetts Museums on September 23

Over 40 Massachusetts museums and cultural institutions across the Bay State are opening their doors for free this Saturday, September 23, 2017, as part of Smithsonian Magazine‘s annual Museum Day Live! According to the Smithsonian, “In the spirit of Smithsonian Museums, who offer free admission everyday, Museum Day Live! is […]

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HUBweek 2017 Celebrates Massachusetts’ Innovation Culture

HUBweek, a weeklong festival of ideas and innovation that connects Boston’s iconic history, culture, science, medicine and technology, takes place October 10-15, 2017 in various places around Boston. Founded in December 2014 by The Boston Globe, Harvard University, MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital, HUBweek taps the region’s distinct concentration of […]

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Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito visit transportation investments across Massachusetts

Photo: Governor Baker & Secretary of Transportation Pollack Visit a Construction Site In July, Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito visited Mass Department of Transportation Highway Districts to highlight the positive regional impacts of over $2.8 billion spent since 2015 on highway construction projects and bridges, pavement, intersection […]

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UMass Dining Repeats as Nation’s #1 Campus Food

(Photo Courtesy of UMass Amherst) By Matthew Stromski, MOTT Intern Students at UMass-Amherst are reaping the fruits of a great education, and they are also eating extremely well, according to the Princeton Review’s The Best 382 Colleges: 2018 Edition, which ranked UMass Dining the #1 Campus Food in the nation […]

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