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Masachūsettsu-shū e yōkoso!

(Caption: Governor Deval Patrick and Governor Yuji Kuroiwa at the Massachusetts State House) As part of the state’s robust global engagement strategy, Massachusetts has strengthened its economic relationship with Japan’s Kanagawa Prefecture this month. Governor Deval Patrick and Governor Yuji Kuroiwa signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on May 7, […]

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Massachusetts Expands Collaborative Workspaces

(Photo: Greentown Labs in Somerville) Every place you turn, collaborative workspaces are cropping up in Massachusetts, drawing together innovators, entrepreneurs and creative types seeking affordable space, partnering and mentoring opportunities, and just pure inspiration. These workspaces are being hailed as a viable and practical way for individuals, small business and […]

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Massachusetts Celebrates International Jazz Day, April 30

(Caption: Jazz Trumpeter Jason Palmer) Massachusetts is celebrating International Jazz Day on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 with a series of special activities across the Commonwealth. The global testimony to jazz is the culmination of jazz appreciation month across the United States, sponsored each April by the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. […]

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS ADD NEW JOBS IN MASSACHUSETTS

(Caption: The Great Wolf Lodge of New England, located in Fitchburg, is adding 200 new jobs) The Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) had its quarterly meeting recently and approved 12 projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). These projects are expected to create 638 new jobs and […]

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National Library Week in Massachusetts, April 13-19

(Caption: The Bates Reading Room at the Boston Public Library) Did you know that Massachusetts can proudly claim the nation’s first public library and also the first membership library in the original thirteen colonies? And that we have a presidential library, some of the world’s best university libraries, two federal […]

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