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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Partnerships for Recovery, $774 Million Economic Recovery Plan

The Baker-Polito Administration announced a $774M comprehensive plan to stabilize and grow the MA economy. The plan focuses on getting people back to work, supporting small businesses, fostering innovation, and revitalizing downtowns .

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

COVID-19 Grants for MA Small Businesses

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has made $50.8 million in grants available to support small businesses, microenterprises, and their employees, families and communities. T

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

SCAM ALERT for Lowell Businesses

SCAM ALERT

Business Owners – You ARE NOT required to purchase work place safety posters. All Lowell Building & Health Inspectors have an identification badge.  Feel free to contact 978-674-4144 to confirm.
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Posted on: October 7, 2020

MA Conference for Women & the MRA Announce $250K Initiative to Support Women-Owned Restaurants

The Massachusetts Conference for Women will donate funds to provide $5,000 grants to 50 women-owned restaurants across Massachusetts, which will be selected via an application process through the Massachusetts Restaurant Association. Restaurants ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Transition to Step II of Phase III for Lower Risk Communities

The Baker-Polito Administration today 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.

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Small Business Credit Survey

Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation is partnering with the Federal Reserve to conduct a Small Business Credit Survey for both pre-start and existing businesses.

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Massachusetts Announces Extension of Administrative Tax Relief for Local Businesses

Governor Charlie Baker announced an extension of administrative tax relief measures for local businesses that have been impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, especially in the restaurant and hospitality sectors.

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Baker-Polito Administration Initiates Transition to Third Phase of Four-Pha

Consistent with Public Health Data and Trends, Phase III of Reopening Massachusetts Set to Begin on July 6

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

The CARES Act & Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was voted on at the end of March and it includes many different strategies to provide economic relief during this pandemic. One program that...

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