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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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Lowell Chamber Orchestra

The Lowell Chamber Orchestra of Massachusetts opens its third season with cosmic music

LOWELL, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Lowell Chamber Orchestra opens its third season this Saturday, September 25, with music inspired by the cosmos. The three works by Anna Clyne, Micah Roberts, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, all allude to a cosmic object.
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."
Sunbug Solar - Community Recycling Powered by the Sun"

Reuse Center of Boston Building Resources will use energy from their new SunBug Solar photovoltaic system to power their efforts

DORCHESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Reuse Center of Boston Building Resources, a charitable non-profit dedicated to keeping reusable materials out of landfills and accessible to homeowners, will use the energy from their new SunBug Solar photovoltaic system to power their efforts.
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.
Massachusetts' Lowell Chamber Orchestra

Massachusetts’ Lowell Chamber Orchestra makes final round in The 2021 American Prize Competition

LOWELL, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Lowell Chamber Orchestra is one of the finalists for The American Prize in the orchestral performance competition, professional divisions. While the competition is still ongoing, the Lowell Chamber Orchestra is being recognized for superb past performances during its three years of existence.

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