Tag Archives: Region: Greater Boston

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Massport, Elected Officials + Tourism Partners Celebrate the Return of Cruising in Boston

BOSTON –Today, the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport), local elected officials and leaders of the state and region tourism bureaus celebrated the start of the 2022 Cruise Season in Boston, the first full season in two years. The return of cruising to Flynn Cruiseport Boston supports the tourism recovery for the […]

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Massport Announces the Start of its 2022 Cruise Season with Norwegian Pearl

Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) today announced the start of the 2022 Cruise Season by welcoming Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Pearl as the first cruise ship of the season.  The ship is making her maiden voyage from Flynn Cruiseport Boston, her homeport through November, with weekly sailings between Boston and Bermuda. […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Opening of the Green Line Extension

Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and CEO Jamey Tesler, and MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak today joined federal, state, and local elected leaders and community partners to celebrate the opening of the first branch of the Green Line Extension (GLX) Project. A ribbon-cutting event was […]

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Boston National Historical Park to Receive $25 Million for Infrastructure Improvements

Boston National Historical Park will receive more than $25 million from the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) to restore the iconic 1902 Dorchester Heights Monument tower and surrounding area known as Thomas Park. When complete, the project will enable visitors to enjoy the improved public green space and spectacular 115-foot […]

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Massachusetts Awards $1.8 Million in Seven Grants through the Seaport Economic Council

The Neponset River at Paul’s Bridget, Milton Tuesday, February 22, 2022 – Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announced approximately $1.8 million in Seaport Economic Council grants for seven projects. The grant funding supports a range of initiatives including the design of upgrades to coastal infrastructure, the development of a harbor management […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $2.3 Million MassWorks Award for New Roadway Construction in Quincy Center

On December 16, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy were joined by House Speaker Ronald Mariano, Mayor Thomas Koch and other state and local officials to announce a $2.3 million MassWorks Infrastructure Program grant to the city of Quincy to support construction of a […]

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Massachusetts Announces Winners of the BlueTech Tech + Innovation Grant Program

Earlier this month, the Baker-Polito Administration announced the winners of the BlueTech Tech and Innovation Grant program, a program managed by the Innovation Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MassTech). The program was launched with the support of the Commonwealth’s Seaport Economic Council, which partnered with MassTech on the new […]

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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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