Massachusetts

Pittsfield Schools Awarded $106K for Food Security
As part of its ongoing efforts to support a resilient, secure local food supply chain in the commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Baker-Polito Administration announced on Wednesday $5.9 million in grants to address urgent food insecurity for residents as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic...
Gov. Baker Announces $774 Million Economic Recovery Plan
The Baker-Polito Administration has announced a $774 million comprehensive plan to stabilize and grow the Massachusetts economy. According to a media release, the plan focuses on getting people back to work, supporting small businesses, fostering innovation, revitalizing downtowns, and ensuring hous…
MA Shuts Down Skating Rinks in Connection to COVID-19 Outbreaks
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is putting a temporary halt on all activity at indoor ice rinks and ice skating facilities for the next two weeks due to a rise in coronavirus cases, steaming from indoor rink activity.
Officials from the Department of Public Health announced last night there have be…
Gov. Baker Kicks Off STEM Week
Governor Charlie Baker, along with STEM Advisory Council Co-Chair Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, MIT President L. Rafael Reif, educators, business leaders and state officials kicked off the Third Annual Massachusetts STEM Week today.
Throughout this week in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, academic and…
63 Massachusetts Communities Now Considered "High Risk"
There are now 63 Massachusetts municipalities considered “high risk” for Covid-19 transmission. Last week, the state reported 40 communities in that category.
Yesterday's data is based on COVID reporting from the period of Sept. 27 to Oct
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COVID-19 Measures in Place for Fall and Winter
Now that Fall is here and Winter is coming, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts needs to be ready for the challenges that could come with the change of seasons in regards to the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Charlie Baker announced several measures today in preparation for the coming cold weather months
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Former Governor Deval Patrick Launches Podcast
Former Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick has launched a new podcast series on what it means to be American in 2020 and beyond.
In the weeks before the Election, where not just the character of the candidates or the parties but of the country itself is on the ballot...
More Than $5.5 Million to Improve Food Security
Building on efforts to ensure a resilient, secure food supply chain in the Commonwealth, the Baker-Polito Administration has announced over $5.5 million in grants to address urgent food insecurity for Massachusetts residents as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and a portion of the money is going t…
Restrictions Loosening For Lower Risk Communities
The Baker-Polito Administration has announced that effective Monday, October 5th, lower risk communities will be permitted to move into Step II of Phase III of the Commonwealth’s reopening plan. All other communities will remain in Phase III, Step I
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