May 17, 2017

Inbox [May 17]: News and notes from Major Taylor Association, WBDC, UMass Medical, Zephyr Workshop and St. Peter-Marian

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Courtesy Zephyr Workshop / Breeze Grigas

AEGIS and Zephyr Workshop are building momentum.

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Registration open for George Street Bike Challenge for Major Taylor

The 15th annual George Street Bike Challenge for Major Taylor will take place at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 23, at Main and George streets.

Riders are timed traversing the 500 feet up George Street — where Major Taylor trained on his way to becoming a turn-of-the-century world record holder — which has an average grade of 18 percent.

Wikimedia Commons / Collection of Jules Beau

Major Taylor

The contest is open to riders age 12 and up. Cost is $20. Helmets are required. Proceeds benefit the Major Taylor Association Inc.

Read the entire story and find registration information on the Major Taylor Association website

Baker-Polito Administration awards $40K to WBDC

In celebration of Massachusetts Small Business Month, the Baker-Polito Administration awarded $330,000 to eight Transformative Development Initiative (TDI) districts to support downtown improvements for business growth and job creation.


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