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Mass. Gov. Baker-Polito Administration Files $1.7B Fiscal Year 2022 Supplemental Budget

SALEM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- This week (May 18), the Baker-Polito Administration filed a Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) supplemental budget that proposes investments in transportation, housing, environmental infrastructure, economic development, child care and education initiatives in Massachusetts.
Governor Baker

Mass. Gov. Baker-Polito Administration Announces $139M to Produce 1,346 Units of Affordable Rental Housing

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On Thursday, Mass. Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy and Housing and Community Development Undersecretary Jennifer Maddox joined local legislators and officials to announce affordable housing awards for 28 projects in 21 communities across the Commonwealth. These awards will advance the development of 1,526 new rental units, including 1,346 rental units affordable for low- and extremely low-income households.

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Massachusetts-based Valo Media

Massachusetts-based Valo Media partners with OptionsSwing to Bring Innovative User-Generated Content Solutions to the online education market

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Valo Media, a user-generated content (UGC) agency, announced today that it has entered into a strategic partnership with OptionsSwing, an online education technology company. This new partnership will bring innovative solutions for strategic marketing initiatives as well as brand new content that will help OptionsSwing reach and engage a wider global audience.
Beyond Benign

Beyond Benign to Support Green Chemistry Educators at Minority-Serving Higher Education Institutions

WILMINGTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Beyond Benign announced a new Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Initiative, designed to provide green chemistry educational support for faculty and students at Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs). Being built and executed in collaboration with MSIs, the initiative is intended to ensure the next generation of world-class chemists and scientific leaders are reflective of the diversity of the global community and prepared to address sustainability through chemistry.
Boston Tattoo Convention 2022

20th Annual Boston Tattoo Convention Sept. 23-25, 2022 comes to Hynes Convention Center

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Boston Tattoo Convention announces its 20th annual gathering in the heart of downtown Boston! The event will be held this weekend Friday September 23 - 25, 2022 at the Hynes Convention Center. Event highlights include live tattooing from top-tier tattoo artists, live music and performances, and the Miss Boston Ink beauty contest.
BioBuilder Educational Foundation

With new 2-year grant from BioMADE, BioBuilder is leading the project, ‘Launching High School Bioengineers on their Paths to College and...

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Thanks to a two-year grant recently awarded by BioMADE, the BioBuilder Educational Foundation will expand a program that has supported thousands of high school inventors over the last decade. BioBuilder is leading the project, "Launching High School Bioengineers on their Paths to College and Careers," with funding that will bring the authentic tools and approaches for engineering biology to BioBuilderClub students nationwide in collaboration with East Tennessee State University, Ars Biotechnica, and Daicel Arbor Biosciences.
Balanced Learning Center team with Couto Construction owners

Couto Construction Donates 200+ Backpacks to Balanced Learning Center in Fall River, MA

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Couto Construction, a group of exterior home experts, is truly a company that cares. Its company is rooted in family values and it's an important part of their mission to give back. That's why they decided to help area schools and kids to get ready for the academic year ahead. They pledged to donate five backpacks for every new job sold. The campaign ended on August 31 and they donated more than 200.
MINIATURE SYMPHONIES album

New MINIATURE SYMPHONIES album is part of an initiative by the Lowell Chamber Orchestra’s Music Director Orlando Cela called ‘Lowell Threads’

LOWELL, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Lowell Chamber Orchestra announces the release of its second album, "Miniature Symphonies," a project started at the height of the pandemic, and designed to keep selected composers and musicians active at a time of insecurity in the performing arts.

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