Tag Archives: Region: Greater Boston

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Boston Issues Phase 3 Reopening Guidance for Cultural Venues, Historic Sites, Outdoor Events & Visitor Destinations

Boston Sky Line – Kyle Klein Photography Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced today industry-specific reopening guidance for businesses included in Step One of Phase III of the four-phase Reopening Massachusetts plan, which begins Monday, July 13 in the City of Boston. An interdepartmental working group has published a framework for […]

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Massachusetts Awards Marketing Grants to Support Local Seafood Industry

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $50,616 in grant funding to three projects to help the Commonwealth’s local seafood industry sell fresh, locally-caught products to Massachusetts consumers through promotion and awareness campaigns. The grants, awarded through the Division of Marine Fisheries’ (DMF) Seafood Marketing Grant Program, will enhance the viability and […]

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Boston Restaurants Move to Outdoor Seating as Part of Reopening Massachusetts

Sea Grille at Rowes Wharf, Boston Harbor Hotel In Phase II of the Reopening Massachusetts plan, restaurants in Massachusetts are permitted to offer outdoor table service by meeting mandatory safety standards and recommended best practices starting the week of June 8, 2020, The Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) […]

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124th Boston Marathon to be Held Virtually, September 7-14, 2020

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.)  announced that the 124th Boston Marathon will be held as a virtual event, following Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s cancellation of the marathon as a mass participation road running event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Originally scheduled for April 20, 2020, Patriot’s Day, the Boston Marathon […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $3 Million for Local Projects to Enhance the Maritime Economy

Photo courtesy of City of Gloucester The Baker-Polito Administration announced more than $2.9 million in Seaport Economic Council Grants to support nine projects in seven communities. The Seaport Economic Council approved these grants at today’s meeting, chaired by Lt. Governor Karyn Polito at Gloucester’s Lyceum and Sawyer Free Library. These […]

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DINE OUT BOSTON® TURNS 20 IN ’20!

Dine Out Boston® (formerly Restaurant Week) reaches a milestone this year as it celebrates its 20th Anniversary on March 1-6, 8-13 and 15-20, 2020. This three-week celebration showcasing Boston’s diverse restaurant scene has been a popular tradition since it was launched in 2000. Presented by the Greater Boston Convention & […]

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