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  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, joined Hingham’s Town Manager, Thomas Mayo, and other state and local officials yesterday to announce $3.6 million in Massachusetts Dredging Program grants to four communities, including a $2 million award for work on Hingham’s Inner Harbor. Lt. Governor Polito also announced awards for Beverly, Chatham and […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced $2.7 million in state and federal grant funds for ecological restoration projects in the towns of Bridgewater, Falmouth, Kingston, Littleton/Westford, Newbury, Plymouth, Wellfleet/Truro, and Yarmouth to support river and wetland habitat restoration and climate adaptation.  Commenting the latest announcement, Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, said: “By partnering […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts’ Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced over $10.2 million in grants and loans to assist communities in addressing deteriorating dams and refurbishing critical coastal infrastructure. The awards, funded by the Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal Fund and the Governor’s annual capital budget, include engineering phase or construction phase support for nine dam repair projects, […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced a new pilot program to support dredging in coastal communities in the 2018 season.  The 2018 Navigational Dredging Pilot Program will provide up to $4 million in grants to municipalities with shovel-ready projects for salt water dredging of public waterways that benefit local economies. The 2018 Navigational Dredging Pilot Program will be funded […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts State Representative, William Straus, said in his latest announcement that the Baker-Polito Administration has reached an agreement with the City of New Bedford to fund the planning process for further dredging of the city’s harbor. According to the official release, the state is granting $1.6 million for design and permitting of the continued dredging. […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced more than $2.2 million in funding to support local efforts to increase community preparedness and resilience to coastal storm and climate change impacts, including storm surges, flooding, erosion and rising sea levels, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts informs. These grants were provided by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs’ […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration yesterday awarded $506,344 in grants from the Massachusetts Environmental Trust (MET) to 15 projects across the state that will restore aquatic habitat, rivers and watersheds, monitor water quality, etc.  “Last year’s drought showed how precious and vulnerable our water resources are, and how important it is we act proactively to protect these […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced $1.352.250 in state and federal grant funds for five river restoration projects within the City of Taunton, and the Towns of East Bridgewater, Falmouth and Plymouth through the Department of Fish and Game’s DER Priority Projects Program. The program provides projects with grant funding, project management, and contracted technical services […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration’s Seaport Economic Council (SEC) has announced a total of $5 million in awards for 13 coastal communities. These grant awards will advance collaborative initiatives to improve public infrastructure and promote maritime economic development in a wide array of coastal cities and towns. “The Blue Economy is an integral component of Massachusetts’s long-term […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced over $1.8 million in funding to support local efforts to prepare for and reduce the impacts from coastal storms and climate change, including storm surge, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. “Massachusetts is taking a leading role in understanding and preparing for climate change impacts like sea level rise and […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced state grant funds for two river restoration efforts in Chester and Halifax. “These projects will enable these water bodies to be restored to their natural state, improving ecological conditions and allowing wildlife to thrive,” said Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito. The Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced $72,000 in state grant funds for river restoration efforts in Andover, Freetown and Pelham, matched by more than $1.1 million in federal grants. The funds have been awarded to implement ongoing projects coordinated by the Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Ecological Restoration (DER). “It is important to remove aging […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration recently announced more than $2.9 million in Seaport Economic Council Grants to support nine maritime projects in seven communities. “Massachusetts’ coastal assets are incredibly important to the state’s overall economic health, and our administration’s investments through the Seaport Economic Council continue to expand capacity, resiliency and opportunity in cities and towns throughout […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito recently joined Gloucester Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken, Congressman Seth Moulton, members of the U.S. Coast Guard and the Army Corps to announce a $2.4 million Massachusetts Dredging Program award for the Annisquam River Dredging Project. The award, which Governor Baker announced last week at the Gloucester Coast […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The inaugural round of the Massachusetts Dredging Program is now open, according to the Baker-Polito Administration. This is the Commonwealth’s first standalone grant program to offer focused funding for saltwater dredging on a competitive, annual basis. Grant funding will help coastal communities maintain and improve their navigational waterways and support the long-term growth and sustainability of […]

  • 27 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Trustees of Reservations has been awarded Priority Project designation status from the Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Fish and Game, Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) for an innovative salt marsh restoration project in the Great Marsh on the North Shore of Massachusetts. Titled “Saving the Great Marsh: Ditch Remediation, Habitat Preservation and Resiliency Building at […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced a $2.5 million award to the Town of Plymouth to support dredging the Inner Harbor. The project will benefit five areas of the harbor, effecting nearly 15 acres of public tidelands, and provide substantial benefits to the local community, commercial fishermen and the tourism industry. The Town of Plymouth will […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito of Massachusetts announced $3.6 million earlier this week to support ten projects for the upcoming dredging season. These grants, awarded through the 2018 Navigational Dredging Pilot Program will benefit eleven communities, tapping into another $3.9 million in local funding. The projects are expected to remove nearly 188,000 cubic yards of harbor […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced more than $3.2 million in funding to support local efforts to proactively plan for and adapt to coastal storm and climate change impacts, including storm surge, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. These Coastal Resilience grants, provided by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Office of Coastal Zone […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration announced Monday grants totaling $727,000 for river and wetland restoration projects within Truro and Wellfleet, Chilmark, and Duxbury and Marshfield. According to the announcement, the grants were awarded through the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration’s (DER) Priority Projects Program. The program provides projects with grant funding, project management, […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced a $700,000 state grant to advance the Herring River Estuary restoration in Wellfleet and Truro, one of the largest ecological restoration projects in the Northeast, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts informs.  This grant leverages a total of $985,034 in funding for the project in fiscal years 2017 and 2018 from the […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration announced recently $905,000 in awards to support local culvert replacement projects that improve municipal infrastructure and river health. The grants are provided by the Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) through its Culvert Replacement Municipal Assistance grant program. “Our administration is proud to support cities and towns across […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced over $10 million to assist communities and groups across the Commonwealth in addressing deteriorating dams and refurbishing critical coastal infrastructure.  The awards, funded by the Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal Fund and the Governor’s annual capital budget, include engineering or construction phase support for seven dam repair projects, five […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    State Representative Timothy Whelan has announced that the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs will be providing the Town of Yarmouth with $77.500 in grant funds through the Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal Program. The funds granted to the Town of Yarmouth will support planned improvements for an approximately 500 linear foot […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced that the Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) has awarded $50,000 to Tidmarsh Farms, Inc. to complete the restoration of 250 acres of coastal freshwater wetlands in Plymouth. “This project, the largest freshwater wetland restoration project to date in Massachusetts, involves an impressive partnership of a private […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced over $2.2 million in grants to support local efforts to reduce risks from coastal storms, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. The grants, provided by the Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM), were awarded to Barnstable, Boston, Brewster, Chelsea, Dennis, Edgartown, Essex, Falmouth, Lynn, New Bedford, Plymouth, Quincy, Sandwich/Barnstable, Scituate […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced a $1 million grant to advance the Herring River estuary restoration, the largest tidal estuary restoration project ever undertaken in the Northeastern United States. The grant, awarded by the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) and funded by the Environmental Bond Bill, will complement another […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The $4.1 billion capital spending plan, introduced by the Baker-Polito administration last week, includes $35 million for the Boston Harbor dredging program. The collaborative plan addresses the needs of communities and public sector agencies across state government and invests the taxpayers’ money prudently across several essential areas while responsibly managing the Commonwealth’s debt. “Communities in every […]