Tag Archives: Region: Northeast Mass

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Significant Drought Declared for Southeast and Northeast Regions in Massachusetts

With Massachusetts continuing to experience dry conditions in much of the state over the course of the last several months, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Beth Card today declared a Level 2-Signficant Drought in both the Northeast and Southeast Regions of the Commonwealth. Additionally, along with the Islands Region, […]

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UMass Lowell Launches Digital Engineering Course for Hanscom Air Force Base Personnel

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration, the University of Massachusetts Lowell, and Hanscom Air Force Base announced the creation of a new digital engineering program that will prepare active duty and civilian U.S. Air Force personnel for careers in the rapidly growing field. Offered at the UMass Lowell Research Institute’s Northstar Campus […]

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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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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE INVESTS $675,180 FOR INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS TO SUPPORT BUSINESS EXPANSION AND JOB GROWTH IN DEVENS, MASSACHUSETTS

Earlier this month, on December 16, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced it was awarding a $675,180 grant to the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency, Boston, Massachusetts, to provide roadway and stormwater infrastructure improvements needed to support additional development of the Devens Industrial Area and former Fort […]

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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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Massachusetts Awards $5+ Million for Local Dredging Projects to Enhance Maritime Economy

The Baker-Polito Administration announced more than $5 million in grants for nine dredging projects through the Massachusetts Dredging Program. The announcement was made at the Boathouse at Chequessett Club in Wellfleet. Established to promote the strength and sustainability of the Commonwealth’s coastal harbors through support of saltwater dredging, the Dredging […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Kicks Off Statewide Small Business Tour in Lowell

LOWELL – Today, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy and local business, community, and municipal leaders on the first stop of a statewide small business and downtown conversation tour. The purpose of the tour is to celebrate the Commonwealth’s reopening and discuss the Administration’s […]

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