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“Women on the Water” at Massachusetts Maritime Acad. to feature tour of New Bedford Harbor, offshore wind

“BUZZARDS BAY, MA, ISSUED FEBRUARY 20, 2024… As host in partnership with U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD) of this year’s Women on the Water (WOW) Conference, Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA; www.maritime.edu), a top-ranked public university with undergraduate degree programs focusing on science, engineering, technology, math, and business that …

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Groundbreaking moment for New Bedford’s arts community: grant awards totaling $509,200

“NEW BEDFORD, MA – In a groundbreaking moment for the City’s arts community, New Bedford Creative this week is announcing the release of 82 grant awards, totaling an unprecedented $509,200. This monumental grant allocation, the highest ever awarded to a broad cross-section of individual artists, purveyors of special events, and …

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Massachusetts Gov. Healey signs executive order establishing A.I. strategic task force

Governor to seek $100 million in upcoming Economic Development Bill to create Applied AI Hub in Massachusetts. “Governor Maura Healey signed an Executive Order establishing the Artificial Intelligence Strategic Task Force to study AI and Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI) technology and its impact on the state, private businesses, higher education …

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New Bedford’s “Strikes For Hope” to help South Coast kids, adults with food, furniture, and more

“Dartmouth, MA (February 13, 2024) – On Sunday, March 10, 2024, My Brother’s Keeper will be hosting Strikes for Hope, a bowling event for families, colleagues, and friends to support the mission of My Brother’s Keeper. What: Strikes for Hope, bowling fundraising event. Who: My Brother’s Keeper Where: Hosted at …

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Massachusetts officials monitoring critically endangered right whales after pod appears

“On Monday, February 12, 2024, the Massachusetts Environmental Police (MEP) Patrol Boat Thomas Paine was underway in Cape Cod Bay when they located this pod of critically endangered North Atlantic Right Whales (NARW). This patrol was part of the Massachusetts Environmental Police’s conservation efforts to protect the critically endangered North …

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