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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.
Governor Charlie Baker

Mass. Gov. Baker-Polito Administration Releases ‘Future of Work’ Report Outlining Ongoing Steps To Address Findings

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ — This week, the the Baker-Polito Administration  released the Future of Work Report, commissioned by the Administration to evaluate the ways that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed work habits in Massachusetts as the Commonwealth emerges from the pandemic. The Administration also outlined steps that it is taking to address the key findings of the report.

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HomeBinder, Inc

Fintech Company, HomeBinder, Inc., joins The Mortgage Collaborative’s Preferred Partner Network

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- HomeBinder, a centralized home management platform that keeps homeowners connected with mortgage lenders, Realtors, and other authorized professionals, today announced it has joined The Mortgage Collaborative's (TMC) Preferred Partner Network. The new membership enables HomeBinder to offer preferential pricing to TMC's nearly 150 member banks, credit unions and independent mortgage banking companies.
Boston Tattoo Convention - Credit: Erik Jacobs for the Boston Globe

The Boston Tattoo Convention announces its 19th annual gathering in the heart of downtown Boston

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Boston Tattoo Convention announces its 19th annual gathering in the heart of downtown Boston! The event will be held this weekend Friday September 17 - 19, 2021 at the Hynes Convention Center.
Lift and Care Systems Inc

Lift & Care Systems in Massachusetts Continues Pandemic Precautions in 2021 to Protect Customers

LAKEVILLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Now that the worst of the global COVID-19 pandemic seems to be behind us, Lift & Care Systems continues its commitment to the safety of customers, employees, and suppliers. However, with the arrival of the Delta variant and the emergence of other strains of the virus, the Lift & Care team continues to take precautions to ensure the health of everyone they come in contact with.
Lowell Chamber Orchestra

A Season of Inclusion: Lowell Chamber Orchestra returns to live concerts in Lowell, Mass.

LOWELL, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- After successfully ending an entirely virtual second season, the Lowell Chamber Orchestra returns to live concerts with "A Season of Inclusion," its third and most ambitious season to date. The season opens with another world premiere: Micah Roberts' "Hypernovae," a fantastic overture inspired by the cosmos
ohn Anton, 53, of Haverhill, MA

Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress applaud testimony of John Anton at Education and Labor Committee joint subcommittee hearing

HAVERHILL, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) and the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC) applaud the testimony of John Anton at Wednesday's Education & Labor Committee joint subcommittee hearing, "Phasing Out Subminimum Wages: Supporting the Transition to Competitive Integrated Employment for Workers with Disabilities."

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