Tag Archives: Region: Greater Boston

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Department of Conservation and Recreation Releases Master Plan to Guide Investments in Parkways System

Following a multi-year effort in coordination with advocates, stakeholders, and municipal leaders, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) released a master plan on June 11, 2021 to support strategic maintenance and improvement projects within the DCR parkways system. The DCR Parkways Master Plan  provides detailed data and project concepts […]

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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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Esplanade Association and Mass DCR present Art Installation Titled “Hatched: Breaking through the Silence”

A new art installation titled “Hatched: Breaking through the Silence,” opens today, January 22, at the Hatch Memorial Shell along the Charles River Esplanade, and runs through February 21, 2021. The project marks the 20th Anniversary of the Esplanade Association’s public-private partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation […]

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Massachusetts Sings Happy Birthday to BSO Legend Seiji Ozawa on his 85th Birthday

Happy Birthday Seiji Ozawa, the legendary Music Director of Boston Symphony Orchestra (1973-2002) and now Music Director Laureate, who turns 85 years young today. The Boston Symphony Orchestra joined organizations worldwide closely affiliated with Seiji Ozawa—including the New Japan Philharmonic, Carnegie Hall, Vienna Philharmonic, Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival, Seiji Ozawa Music […]

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NOAA AWARDS RESEARCH GRANTS TO FOUR MASSACHUSETTS COMPANIES TO DEVELOP NEW AQUACULTURE & MARINE SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY

Photo courtesy of Ward Aquafarms in North Falmouth, MA Congratulations to four Massachusetts companies that received grants from the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support the development of innovative technology for aquaculture, commercial and recreational fisheries, weather prediction, earth and ocean observations and modeling. In total, NOAA awarded […]

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Restaurateurs Promote Boston Black Restaurant Month in August

The Boston Black Hospitality Coalition has initiated an inaugural Boston Black Restaurant Month in August to celebrate Black-owned restaurants and bars throughout the greater Boston area. The 70+ Black-owned restaurants and bars are spread across Boston’s diverse neighborhoods and in nearby cities Cambridge and Somerville. Organizers are urging local residents […]

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