Tag Archives: Region: Southeast Mass

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Coordinated Support for Newly Arriving Families and Individuals to the Commonwealth

BARNSTABLE – Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced new shelter and humanitarian supports at Joint Base Cape Cod (JBCC) for the approximately 50 migrants who arrived in Martha’s Vineyard this week. The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is coordinating efforts among state and local officials to ensure access to food, shelter […]

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Check out the New Massachusetts Lighthouse Trail

Since the 1700s, dozens of lighthouses have dotted the Massachusetts coastline and captured our imagination with tales of seafaring and adventure.  As part of the Your Massachusetts regional travel campaign, the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism (MOTT) launched the Massachusetts Lighthouse Trail to celebrate National Lighthouse Day on Sunday, August 7, 2022. “Massachusetts is home to […]

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Massachusetts Awards $10.8 Million in 19 Grants through the Seaport Economic Council

Stage Harbor, Chatham, Cape Cod The Baker-Polito Administration announced nearly $10.8 million in Seaport Economic Council grants for 19 projects. The grants will help coastal communities advance projects that benefit commercial maritime industries, improve resident and visitor access to waterfront assets, mitigate the impacts of climate change, and advance future […]

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Massachusetts Announces $400K in Farm Improvement Grants for APR Farms

Mountain View Farm, Easthampton, Hampshire County, MA  The Baker-Polito Administration today announced grants totaling $400,000 has been awarded to several Commonwealth farms through the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources’ (MDAR) Agricultural Preservation Restriction Program (APR) to improve farm operations. MDAR provides farmers with business planning and technical assistance in addition […]

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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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Mild Drought Conditions Declared for Southeast and Islands Regions in MA

Following sporadic rainfall totals during the last several months, which has resulted in below average precipitation numbers in eastern Massachusetts, Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Bethany Card today declared a Level 1-Mild Drought in the Southeast and Islands Regions of the Commonwealth. All other regions of the state – Connecticut […]

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MassEcon’s Team Massachusetts Awards Ceremony is April 7, 2002 at Gillette Stadium

MassEcon’s 18th Annual ‘Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards’ ceremony is taking place from 4-6:30 p.m. on April 7, 2022 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough.  Register for the event here. Governor Charlie Baker is the guest speaker and NBC10 Evening News Anchor Shannon Mulaire is the emcee. “The annual awards ceremony […]

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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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Massachusetts Awards Grant Funding to Support Climate Resilience at Local Watersheds

Assawompset Ponds Complex, photo courtesy of Buzzards Bay Coalition On January 26, 2022, the Baker-Polito Administration announced the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) has awarded a total of $249,967 in grant funding to support the advancement of hydrological modeling in the Assawompset Ponds Complex […]

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