Economic Development

Economic Development

Economic Development

Economic Development
MassCEO

Massachusetts State Allocation Revives MassCEO, Promoting Employee Ownership

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Following a meeting with state officials at the Massachusetts Office of Business Development (MOBD), the Massachusetts Center for Employee Ownership (MassCEO) is pleased to announce it has secured $50,000 in state funding for its annual operating budget.
MA Senator Elizabeth Warren

Mass. Congressional Delegation Announces Over $61M in AmeriCorps Funding for Commonwealth

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), along with U.S. Representatives Richard Neal (D-Mass.), Stephen F. Lynch (D-Mass.), William Keating (D-Mass.), Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-Mass.), Katherine Clark (D-Mass.), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), and Lori Trahan (D-Mass.), today announced that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will receive a total of $61,358,349 in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).
Carpe Diem Technologies

Carpe Diem Technologies Receives Mass. Grant for Nanoimprinted Lithography (NIL) Next-generation Tech

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Carpe Diem Technologies, Inc. is the recipient of $2.1 of $7 million in new Advanced Manufacturing Awards (M2I2) announced by Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker on July 12, 2018.
Governor Baker Releases Fiscal Year 2019 Budget

Mass. Governor Baker Releases Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Proposal with $40.9 Billion Budget

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- This past week, the Baker-Polito Administration filed its Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) budget proposal, a $40.9 billion spending plan that invests historic funding levels for local communities, provides tax relief to working families, and increases funding for education, substance misuse, and mental health services.
Gov. Charlie Baker

Baker-Polito Administration Awards Over $850K in Massachusetts Community Compact Grants

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- This past week, the Baker-Polito Administration awarded over $850,000 in Community Compact Cabinet grants to 38 municipalities and 8 school districts across the Commonwealth. These grants will assist municipalities in exploring and implementing efficiency and regionalization initiatives.
Baker Signs Bill Enabling Worcester Biomanufacturing Site

Mass. Gov. Baker Signs Bill Enabling Worcester Biomanufacturing Site

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachuetts Newswire/ -- This past week, Mass. Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation to facilitate the transformation of unused state-owned land in Worcester into a site for biomanufacturing. An Act Authorizing the Transfer of Certain Parcels of Land in the City of Worcester to Promote Economic Development (H. 4774).
Governor Charlie Baker

Baker, DeLeo, Rosenberg Initiate Taxpayer Protection Analysis of Boston 2024 Olympic Bid

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On Monday (June 1), Mass. Governor Charlie Baker, House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Stan Rosenberg announced...
Ms. Yun-Ju Choi

Coalition for a Better Acre welcomes Ms. Yun-Ju Choi as New Executive Director

LOWELL, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Coalition for a Better Acre in Lowell today announced the hiring of Yun-Ju Choi as the organization's new Executive Director. Coalition for a Better Acre is a nonprofit membership-based community development corporation dedicated to resident empowerment and sustainable community revitalization for current and future residents of Lowell and the Merrimack Valley.

Mass. Patrick-Murray Administration Announces Workforce Capacity Building and Youth Pathways Training Grants

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Today, Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray announced eight grants funded through the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) Workforce Capacity...

Mass. Gov. Patrick Celebrates Grand Opening of New Thermo Fisher Scientific Facility in Tewksbury

TEWKSBURY, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On Monday, Governor Deval Patrick celebrated the grand opening of Thermo Fisher Scientific's Center for Excellence for portable analytical instruments. Thermo Fisher's Tewksbury location currently employs 400, and the additional center will add another 100 jobs in research, development and manufacturing over the next five years.
Mass Governor Patrick

Mass. Gov. Patrick Announces $26.8 Million in Federal Block Grants for Community Improvements

DENNIS, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Governor Deval Patrick today announced that 46 cities and towns across the Commonwealth will receive $26.8 million in federal Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to support housing rehabilitation, public service projects and local infrastructure. Governor Patrick made the announcement at Dennis Town Hall. Dennis, jointly with Harwich, received $994,000 for housing improvements and childcare assistance.

Patrick-Murray Administration Creates Ports of Massachusetts Compact for Seaport Development

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. /Massachusetts Neswswire/ -- On Monday, Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray announced the formation of the Ports of Massachusetts Compact, an agreement designed to boost economic development and capitalize on resources in the Commonwealth’s seaports.

Mass. Lt. Governor Murray Announces $3.9 Million to Support Infrastructure and Job Creation in Oxford

OXFORD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray today joined state and local officials at IPG Photonics to announce a $2.2 million MassWorks Infrastructure Grant for the Town of Oxford and $1.7 million in Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP) tax credits for Oxford's IPG Photonics.

Massachusetts And Israel Unveil $2 Million Agreement To Finance Joint R&D Projects

WASHINGTON, D.C. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick today joined Israel’s Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS), the U.S.-Israel Science and Technology Foundation...

Massachusetts: Its All Here Announces Statewide Internship Initiative

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Commonwealth Marketing Office today launched a new internship site hosted by Massachusetts: It’s All Here to help keep...

Mass. Lt. Governor Murray And Becker College Announce Institute to Support Video Game Industry in Massachusetts

WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Building on the Commonwealth’s strengths as a center for innovation and recognizing the economic development potential of the digital...

Mass. Gov. Patrick Visits Weizmann Institute of Science to Cultivate Life Sciences Partnerships Between Israel and Massachusetts

REHOVOT /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- As part of the Massachusetts Innovation Economy Partnership Mission 2011, Governor Deval Patrick today visited the Weizmann Institute of Science...

Mass. Gov. Patrick Highlights Vision For Tech Sector Partnership Between Israel And Massachusetts

HERZILYA /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- As part of the Massachusetts Innovation Economy Partnership Mission 2011, Governor Deval Patrick today joined a group of business leaders...

Mass. Patrick, Lt. Gov. Murray Join Business Leaders In Israel And Boston To Launch 2011 MassChallenge Start-Up Competition

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray today joined the founders of MassChallenge to announce round two of...

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