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The Fairmount Innovation Lab is a unique cross-sector space in the Uphams Corner neighborhood of Dorchester that offers business support to community startups...Read more →
The artists commissioned to create public art for the Green Line extension have been asked to keep working. It was announced by the MBTA Board Chairman Joseph Aiello at the MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board meeting, on Monday, November 23, 2015.
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The “draft” Baker-Polito Economic Development Plan was released on November 12, 2015. The mandatory public hearing for it was held last week, November 16, 2015, by the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
It is important to note that key priorities from the final Economic Development Plan will be more than likely...Read more →
via the Massachusetts Cultural Council newsletter
UP Program News: New Staff and Deadline Extension
The Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) is pleased to announce our new UP Program Officer, Charles Baldwin. Charles comes to...Read more →
U.S. Representative Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) offered an amendment to integrate the arts into the nation’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs.Read more →
We regret to inform everyone that the Legislature did not take up the veto of House Bill 3841 yesterday. In other words, they didn’t override the Governor’s veto of the bill which would have established a Percent for Art Program in the Commonwealth.
Yesterday was the last formal session for the Massachusetts State Legislature...Read more →
About the veto of House Bill 3841
As MALC reported on November 7, Governor Baker vetoed House Bill 3841:
“Mass. legislators scramble to save public-art measure” ~Boston Globe
“This is really...Read more →