Massachusetts is a proper noun. Massachusetts is (1) the Algonquian language of the Massachuset people, (2) a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies, (3) one of the British colonies that formed the United States, (4) a member of the Algonquian people who formerly lived around Massachusetts Bay.
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The capital of Massachusetts is Boston. Learn about the Massachusetts commonwealth government, including its agencies and operations. Read about living and working in the Bay State, and find Massachusetts travel and tourism information.
Massachusetts is the 45th largest state in the USA, bordered by New Hampshire, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, and the Atlantic Ocean. Several maps of Massachusetts are included on the website.
Learn about rural, suburban, and urban real estate markets in Massachusetts. Real estate agents, buyers, and sellers will appreciate the Massachusetts real estate resources on this page.
MIT, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is one of the top schools of science and technology in the world. It also houses the Sloan School of Management and a School of Architecture and City Planning. There are 4000 undergraduates and 6000 graduate students with a faculty of approximately 1000.
This National Park directory page lists National Parks, Historic Landmarks, and Natural Landmarks in the State of Massachusetts. An interactive Massachusetts map, plus photos and highlights, are included thereon.
The Official website for Greater Boston's Public Transportation System, run by the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority. Site has schedules, rider tools, links that provide the best routes between places, prices, and more.
Founded in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, it is highly selective school. Harvard has had many distinguished graduates including seven presidents. There are about 2700 faculty members, 6700 undergraduates, and 12,400 graduate students. Radcliffe College became part of Harvard in 1999.
This is the website for the Massachusetts Port Authority, an independent public agency, which oversees Logan Airport, Hanscom Field, Worcester Airport, The Tobin Bridge, and the Port of Boston. The tunnels and turnpike are not under their jurisdiction, nor did they have any responsibility for the Big Dig. The website contains news, information about projects that could impact travel, and more.
Wellesley College, located in Wellesley, Massachusetts, was founded in 1870 as a women's college and remains so today. Wellesley is a small, highly selective school with an enrollment of about 2,300 students. Wellesley has many noted alumnae such as Hillary Rodham Clinton and Madam Chaing Kai-Shek. More information about the school, visiting, and applying on the website.
A private research and teaching University founded in 1869, BU has admitted students of both sexes, and every religion and race from the beginning. There are over 31,000 students enrolled at BU and a faculty of 3812.
FAS encompasses Harvard College, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and the Division of Continuing Education. The website describes the museums and institutes also connected to FAS. FAS receives over 22,000 applications a year and enrolls about 1600. 64% of new students are from public schools. Much more information about FAS on the website.
New Hampshire is the 44th largest state in the United States. It is bounded to the north by the Canadian Province of Quebec, to the south by Massachusetts, to the west by Vermont, and to the east by Maine.
New York State is the 30th largest state in the USA, bordered by the Canadian Provinces of Quebec and Ontario, and the states of New Jersey, Massachusetts, Vermont, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.
Rhode Island is the smallest state in the USA, bordered by Connecticut, Massachusetts, and the Atlantic Ocean. Visit this site to learn more about Rhode Island and find printable maps of the state.
Basketball is a popular sport that originated in Springfield, Massachusetts. Learn about the history of the sport as well as the names of the NBA (National Basketball Association) basketball teams.
Vermont is the 43rd largest USA state, bordered by the Canadian Province of Quebec, as well as the states of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and New York. Visit this site to view printable maps of Vermont.
GeoTrust, with corporate headquarters in Massachusetts, is a leader in online identity and trust services. More than 100,000 companies in over 150,000 countries use GeoTrust products to secure online transactions and confirm and protect identities to facilitate ecommerce. The company's products include SSL Certificates, Client Certificates, Identity Verification, and Signing Services.
MathWorks, a Natick, Massachusetts company founded in 1984, is a developer and supplier of software for technical computing and Model-Based design. They have over a million customers in 100 countries in technology companies, government research labs, financial institutions, and more than 3500 universities. The website describes the products, events where they can be seen, news, and more.
Partners HealthCare, located in Boston, is an integrated health care system founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. The system also includes community hospitals and health care facilities. It is a major biomedical research organization allied with Harvard Medical School. The website lists the partners and provides other health care information.
The following articles provide recent Massachusetts-related news.