Visit three fun destinations: Plymouth, the Berkshires and Gloucester

A 1939 state map. (Image courtesy of the State Library of Massachusetts.)

Summer is ending much too fast. Make the most of the warm weather with family and friends by enjoying a fun affordable vacation on Labor Day weekend. Whether it’s history at Plymouth, the heights of the Berkshires or beaches at Gloucester, the state of Massachusetts has something for everyone. If you’ve got too many weddings to attend during summer, be sure to visit these destinations in the fall! Continue reading

Statement of Governor Patrick on transportation finance bill

Transportation is too important to our citizens, their livelihoods, their quality of life, and our economy as a whole. And too often, those needs are only dealt with when they become a crisis. While this Administration and the Legislature have done much to improve on that record, and worked together successfully to address many challenges, I believe this good bill misses a critical opportunity for the people we serve. Continue reading

Governor Patrick meets with Colombian start-ups and government representatives to further Massachusetts-Colombia partnerships

Governor Deval Patrick met with several representatives from Colombian start-up companies, a follow-up to the Governor’s February trade mission to Colombia where he met with Catalina Ortiz, President of iNNpulsa Colombia, to discuss ways in which Massachusetts and Colombia can partner in the innovation economy sectors. Continue reading

Patrick-Murray administration announces military friendly guidelines for members of the armed forces, veterans and their spouses seeking professional licenses in Massachusetts

Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray announced that all state agencies that oversee professional licensing within the Patrick-Murray Administration have established guidelines to assist members of the armed forces, veterans and their spouses as they prepare and apply for jobs in Massachusetts. Continue reading