November 14, 2021

Blue economy gathering attracts local leaders, Polito | News

GLOUCESTER — Local leaders from Salem and Beverly are expected to join Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito at Friday’s session on the region’s blue economy.

Polito will meet with a number of local and state leaders from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Cape Ann Museum for the annual North Shore Blue Economy Report-Out. The session will dive into the North Shore Blue Economy regional economic assessment and community engagement findings.

“This has the potential to be the largest economic development initiative on the North Shore, especially with the recent announcement of major wind farm work in Salem, a growing visitor-based economy and bio tech moving into our region as an expansion from Cambridge and Boston,” said Ken Riehl, CEO of…

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