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Massachusetts Adds 1,287 acres of Public Land in Northfield

(Photo of Northfield State Forest courtesy of Glenn Minshall) The Baker-Polito Administration and The Trust for Public Land announced that the state has purchased 1,287 acres of land within Northfield and Warwick from Northfield Mount Hermon (NMH), an independent boarding school located in Gill, Massachusetts. The land will be protected […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Economic Development Awards for 18 Projects

This week the Commonwealth’s Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) approved 18 projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). These projects are expected to create 855 new jobs and retain 2,958 jobs throughout Massachusetts, while leveraging approximately $199 million in private investment. Five manufacturing companies and seven projects […]

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Massachusetts Celebrates the Great Outdoors in June

(Photo: Governor Baker at 2016 Capital Campout at Fort Independence) Today, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is declaring June as Great Outdoors Month in Massachusetts. See the Governor’s proclamation below. Governor Baker and First Lady Lauren Baker are participating in the second annual Capital Campout at Fort Independence at Castle Island […]

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Massachusetts Celebrates Tourism Day

Tourism officials from across the Commonwealth gathered at the Massachusetts State House this week to celebrate their industry and to talk about the distinctive cultural, historical and culinary assets of their respective localities. The annual event is hosted by the 16 Regional Tourism Councils of Massachusetts, along with the Joint […]

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Congrats to 2016 College Graduates in Massachusetts

Photo: 2016 Undergraduate Commencement at UMass Amherst Spring is a time to celebrate in Massachusetts each year as over 100,000 students graduate from 110 public and private college and universities. Here is a list of the 2016_Commencement Dates _ Speakers_. And it is a time for the Commonwealth to take […]

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