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Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito celebrate 150 Miles of new trails for walking and biking Posted on Jun 29

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito celebrate 150 Miles of new trails for walking and biking

Continuing to prioritize a high level of access to the Commonwealth’s natural resources, and recognizing the economic, recreational, environmental, transit and public health benefits of a state trail network, Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today announced additional funding commitments to further develop   …Continue Reading Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito celebrate 150 Miles of new trails for walking and biking

Lt. Governor Polito, state energy officials announce $14 million in Green Communities grant awards Posted on Jun 20

Lt. Governor Polito, state energy officials announce $14 million in Green Communities grant awards

Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, joined by state energy officials, awarded $14,043,257 in Green Communities competitive grants to 72 municipalities across Massachusetts to fund clean energy projects. With this announcement, the largest in the program’s seven year history, the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has awarded   …Continue Reading Lt. Governor Polito, state energy officials announce $14 million in Green Communities grant awards

EARTH WEEK: Governor Baker announces affordable access to clean energy and efficiency programs Posted on Apr 21

EARTH WEEK: Governor Baker announces affordable access to clean energy and efficiency programs

Standing in front of a Newton Housing Authority complex that has been upgraded with clean energy technologies and as part of the Commonwealth’s Earth Week celebration, Governor Baker and state energy, environmental, and housing officials, announced a suite of six new programs aimed at making it   …Continue Reading EARTH WEEK: Governor Baker announces affordable access to clean energy and efficiency programs

Earth Week 2016: Baker-Polito Administration awards grants for green projects Posted on Apr 26

Earth Week 2016: Baker-Polito Administration awards grants for green projects

  There was plenty going on as the Baker-Polito Administration celebrated Earth Week 2016 (April 17-23). Over the course of the week, the Administration awarded millions of dollars in grants to communities across the Commonwealth to support a variety of green initiatives. These projects have   …Continue Reading Earth Week 2016: Baker-Polito Administration awards grants for green projects