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Baker-Polito Administration’s “Open for Business” initiative finds better and smarter uses for state-owned property Posted on Dec 23

Baker-Polito Administration's "Open for Business" initiative finds better and smarter uses for state-owned property

For the last 14 months, officials from 10 different agencies spanning state government have gotten together to find the “highest and best use” of properties and assets “that literally have been doing nothing for a really long time.” Governor Baker briefed reporters on Thursday about the   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration’s “Open for Business” initiative finds better and smarter uses for state-owned property

Governor Baker reviews MBTA rail tie replacement work, awards workforce development grants Posted on May 3

Governor Baker reviews MBTA rail tie replacement work, awards workforce development grants

The last week of April saw Governor Baker travel to Gillette Stadium to be the first governor to attend the MASSBUYS Expo, review the progress of a major MBTA project on the Framingham-Worcester Commuter Rail Line, as well as announce the grant award recipients for   …Continue Reading Governor Baker reviews MBTA rail tie replacement work, awards workforce development grants

Extended Hours to Provide Summer Fun for City Youth Posted on Jul 6

Last week Governor Baker announced that the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) would be extending the hours of several parks across the Commonwealth. Sports fields, waterfronts, and pools in Boston, Chicopee, Everett, Malden, and Worcester will now stay open and lit later into the   …Continue Reading Extended Hours to Provide Summer Fun for City Youth

Earth Day: Celebrating LED Light Conversion Posted on Apr 22

Earth Day: Celebrating LED Light Conversion

Though we should all consider every day to be Earth Day, April 22 is set aside as a day to highlight environmental protection. This year, Governor Baker joined Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton at Lynn Heritage State Park to celebrate the initiation of Phase I of   …Continue Reading Earth Day: Celebrating LED Light Conversion