Quincy’s Naval Shipbuilding Museum Receives $50K from Mass. Cultural Council & MassDevelopment

BOSTON - The U.S. Naval Shipbuilding Museum was named as one of 115 organizations receiving funds through the Massachusetts Cultural Council and MassDevelopment's Cultural Facilities Fund. The fund is intended to support investments in cultural facilities and projects throughout the Commonwealth with capital and planning grants for nonprofit organizations, colleges, and municipalities that own or … Continue reading Quincy’s Naval Shipbuilding Museum Receives $50K from Mass. Cultural Council & MassDevelopment

MASSDOT Expands Seasonal Work Program to Include 16 & 17-year-old workers

MassDOT recently announced it will be expanding its Seasonal Highway Labor Program, which previously only hired workers who were at least 18-years-old, to being able to hire for 16 and 17-year-old workers. These seasonal jobs will be available throughout Massachusetts this summer, running from June 6 through August 26. The standard work week for these positions is full-time Monday through … Continue reading MASSDOT Expands Seasonal Work Program to Include 16 & 17-year-old workers

Three Quincy-based Non-Profits Among Recipients of Mass Cultural Council AAPI Grants

BOSTON - Three Quincy-based organizations were listed among the recipients of funds through the Massachusetts Cultural Council to support Asian American and Pacific Islander arts and cultural focused non-profits in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The FY22 AAPI Arts & Culture COVID-19 Recovery Program was created by an earmark secured by members of the … Continue reading Three Quincy-based Non-Profits Among Recipients of Mass Cultural Council AAPI Grants

Abington, Braintree, Holbrook, & Rockland Receive Funds for First-Responder Defibrillators

BOSTON - Four communities within the Norfolk-Plymouth District were named as recipients of funds through a state grant program dedicated to allowing municipalities to purchase automated external defibrillators (AED) for emergency vehicles. An AED is a medical device used to support people experiencing sudden cardiac arrest, which is the abrupt loss of heart function in … Continue reading Abington, Braintree, Holbrook, & Rockland Receive Funds for First-Responder Defibrillators

Two Local Non-Profits Receive $900K for Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

BOSTON - Two regionally-based non-profits serving communities in the Norfolk-Plymouth Senate District have received a combined $907,771 in grant funding for early childhood mental health consultation resources from the state's Department of Early Education and Care. Through the grant program, Justice Resource Institute, Inc. of Taunton is receiving $567,755 while Enable, Inc. of Canton is … Continue reading Two Local Non-Profits Receive $900K for Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation