Posts Categorized: Massachusetts

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Real Estate in Massachusetts

  Massachusetts has always been an attractive real estate destination. And 2016 started off on exactly that note. Interests were high in the property market at the beginning of the year. The statistics for home sales in January had skyrocketed to 18 per cent more than just a year ago. The month also marked the… Read more »

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Sports in Massachusetts

  The culture of sport is deeply woven into the social fabric of Massachusetts. How else can you explain a state that hosts multiple champions across various formats? Throw in some globally recognized sporting entities as well, and you have a sport fan’s paradise. You may support baseball, basketball, or even ice hockey; Massachusetts has… Read more »

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Massachusetts – Mass Value

Massachusetts, or officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is one of the most thickly populated states in the North Eastern part of the United States. The state also known as the Bay State gets its name from the native population of the area, the tribe known as the Massachusett, which can be roughly translated as “near… Read more »

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Working for MIT

  The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is one of the most respected and renowned universities in the world. Today MIT is a collection of five schools and one college, with a whopping thirty-four different departments, doing ground-breaking research in fields as different as economics, biology and engineering. The best… Read more »

Boston downtown skyline refection on the harbor waterfront from the Fort Point neighborhood. The Boston cityscape is a mixture of old and new buildings. Boston is known for its central role in American history, world-class educational institutions, cultural facilities, and champion sports franchises.

Boston

  Boston is one of the oldest cities in the US, and was founded in 1630. Today it is both the largest city as well as the capital of Massachusetts, and home to a total of 4.7 million people in the Greater Boston area. The city proper has a population of just over 667,000, and… Read more »

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Massachusetts Society & Culture

Massachusetts is one of the Northeaster states of the USA, and belongs to the New England region. The population of Massachusetts is coming closer to 7 million people, which of 2014 made it the 3rd most densely populated state. Out of these 7 million citizens, around 1 million, or around 15%, are foreign-born. A large… Read more »

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Massachusetts – Quick travel guide

Massachusetts is a state with a lot to offer, especially for aspiring travel writers and bloggers. There is no reason for you to limit yourself to the state capital Boston, although it’s a good place to start. Boston is without a doubt a city where contrasts meet and thrive. The city is vibrant with modern… Read more »

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Massachusetts Institute of technology

MIT, or the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is one of the very best institutions of higher learning in the world. In fact, in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings has placed MIT as number one several years, including for 2015-2016. In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2015-2016 MIT was placed as… Read more »

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Famous people from Massachusetts

Massachusetts has been the birthplace of many celebrities, in a variety of different fields, from acting and literature to politics and inventions. Great inventions                                         Among the most notable inventors we wind Alexander Graham Bell, Benjamin Franklin and Samuel Morse. Bell was as most people know credited with inventing the telephone, all though there has… Read more »