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Governor Baker Announces State Office Closures for Non-Emergency State Employees

Governor Baker Announces State Office Closures for Non-Emergency State Employee   BOSTON – Tonight, Governor Charlie Baker announced that state offices will be closed tomorrow for non-emergency, executive branch state employees due to the upcoming winter storm.  The Baker-Polito Administration is urging everyone to stay off roadways if possible, allowing crews to clear snow that Read More …

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Deployment of Additional Massachusetts State Police Troopers to Puerto Rico

Troopers to support local law enforcement during hurricane recovery FRAMINGHAM – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced that Puerto Rico has accepted an offer from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to deploy 39 Massachusetts State Police troopers to assist with security duties in Puerto Rico. The request for assistance from Puerto Rico came through the Read More …

MEMA Deploys Massachusetts General Hospital Medical Team to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Recovery

Team of Medical Professionals to Assist with Hurricane Recovery Efforts FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) today announced that a 26-person medical team from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) will be deploying to Puerto Rico to assist in providing medical care on the island. The request for assistance from Puerto Rico came through Read More …

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Deployment of 10-Person Emergency Management Team to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Response and Recovery

Puerto Rico accepts Massachusetts offer for emergency management support BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced that Puerto Rico has accepted an offer from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to deploy a 10-person emergency management team from Massachusetts to assist in Puerto Rico. The request for assistance from Puerto Rico came through the Emergency Read More …

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Mobilization of Massachusetts National Guard to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Response and Recovery

BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced Puerto Rico’s official acceptance of an offer from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to mobilize a six person Massachusetts National Guard (MANG) communications unit to Puerto Rico for up to 30 days. The Joint Site Incident Satellite Communications Capability (JISCC) team will support satellite-based data and mobile Read More …

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Relief And Recovery Resources For The Citizens Of Puerto Rico

BOSTON— In the wake of the devastating impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Baker-Polito Administration today outlined the efforts Massachusetts is undertaking to provide assistance to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, including the formation of a task force that will ensure that the state is prepared to support residents of Puerto Rico who chose to self-evacuate the island and Read More …