Tag Archives: Region: Greater Boston

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Massachusetts Awards $6.7 Million to 14 Coastal Communities for Projects that Benefit Local Economies + Counter Climate Impacts

Rock Harbor, Eastham, Cape Cod The Baker-Polito Administration announced more than $6.7 million in Seaport Economic Council (SEC) grants for 16 projects in 14 coastal communities. The awarded funds will help coastal communities advance projects that benefit commercial maritime industries, improve resident and visitor access to waterfront assets, mitigate the […]

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Massachusetts Invests $4 Million in Coastal Resilience Projects

Nantasket Beach, Hull, Massachusetts To help Massachusetts’ coastal communities prepare for severe weather events and the impacts of climate change, including storm surge, flooding, erosion and sea level rise, the Baker-Polito Administration today awarded $4 million in grants to support local planning and management efforts. The funding, awarded by the […]

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Massport Reports that Three new Ship-to-Shore Cranes Arrive at Conley Terminal

This week, three new low-profile, Neo-Panamax cranes arrived at Conley Container Terminal in South Boston, ending a 10-week journey from Shanghai, China. These cranes, along with a new berth and a deepened Boston Harbor, enable Boston to handle larger ships, providing New England importers and exporters greater access and connectivity […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Completion of Deer Island Recreational Fishing Pier

State and local officials and fishing advocates cut the ribbon on the new Deer Island Recreational Today, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Kathleen Theoharides joined state and local officials, fishing advocates, and youth anglers in Winthrop for a ribbon cutting of the Commonwealth’s new Deer Island Recreational Fishing Pier. […]

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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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