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Monday, September 18, 2017
BERKSHIRE BANK AND CITY OF BOSTON BRING WACHUSETT BREW YARD TO CITY HALL PLAZA Boston Autumn presented by Berkshire Bank at City Hall Plaza Partners Hosts Popular Massachusetts Craft Brewer Concept For Seasonal Fall Activation Boston, MA (September 15, 2017) – To kick-off the fall season, Mayor Martin J. Walsh and official City Hall Plaza community partner Berkshire Bank are proud to ...read more
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Monday, September 18, 2017
2018 Medical Mission Trip to La Romana, Dominican Republic is gearing up! Volunteers from the First Church in Sterling, Central Massachusetts, Maine and as far away as Virginia are teaming up and traveling to La Romana, Dominican Republic March 2-11, 2018 to provide medical, dental, and vision services to impoverished Haitian workers and families living in the bateys of the Dominican Republic. We ...read more
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Monday, September 18, 2017
Working together critical for Mass. By Anne O'Connor UPDATED: 09/15/2017 09:04:04 AM EDT DEVENS -- Massachusetts is No. 1, according to U.S. News and World Report. The ranking is based on factors like health care, education and economy that are influenced by state policies and practices. The state is building strong partnerships between it, local communities and private industries, Lt. Gov. ...read more
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Friday, September 15, 2017
SPINNERS LIGHTING THE WAY AT LELACHEUR PARK Lowell becomes first short-season team in the country to install LED field lights The Lowell Spinners, short-season affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, are proud to announce they have become the first short-season team in the country to install LED lights at LeLacheur Park. The brand new, energy-efficient lighting system provides the ballpark with a more ...read more
Friday, September 15, 2017
WESTFORD — Sponsors are needed for the Friends of Nashoba’s 6th Annual Haunted 5K Road Race on Saturday, October 21. The event benefits the students of Nashoba Valley Technical High School. It is a family-friendly race, and everyone is welcome to walk, jog or run, with or without a costume. There will be a free fun run for kids before the 5K, which starts at 9:30 a.m. Businesses that ...read more
Friday, September 15, 2017
Speaker Calls for Employer Policy Engagement The first time Robert DeLeo spoke to the Associated Industries of Massachusetts after being elected Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 2009, unemployment was 8.8 percent. The new speaker drove to the AIM speech past empty buildings along Route 128. Traffic was minimal. Consumer and business confidence was at a nadir in the wake of ...read more
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Due to rapid employee growth at its offices in Marlborough and around the state, Digital Federal Credit Union has purchased property in Chelmsford. The space, the former headquarters of software firm Kronos at 297 Billerica Road, will be used as an additional administrative building, DCU said Tuesday. The company said in a press release that its employee base at its two Marlborough offices, ...read more
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Massachusetts Business Groups Urge Lawmakers to Oppose Senate Bill 308 and House Bill 2844 that Dismantle Education Reforms Business groups from across the state urge legislators to defeat Senate Bill 308 and House Bill 2844 that will dismantle reforms that have led to Massachusetts rise to number one in the nation in student achievement. As employers, we recognize that an excellent education is ...read more
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Monday, September 11, 2017
States Require Online Retailers to Collect Sales Tax More states than ever are proposing and implementing legislation that requires online retailers to collect sales tax from customers--even if these "remote sellers" do not have a physical presence in that state. Is your state one of them? FULL ARTICLE HERE Dube & Hazelwood, P.C. 19 Water Street Leominster, MA 01453 www.dh-cpas.com ...read more
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Thursday, September 07, 2017
Health care costs: Tips to help you save now Key points: Key Points The focus on health care costs has intensified around recent legislation efforts A 65-year-old couple is expected to need $265,000 to cover future medical expenses Making strategic moves leading up to retirement could help manage rising costs The back and forth on new health care legislation and Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal ...read more
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Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Across North Central region, more 'lights, camera, ACTION!' By Peter Jasinski UPDATED: 09/03/2017 09:37:52 AM EDT When the location scouts first approached Lancaster resident Hollis Petri, they said they were looking for a house with "masculine" features and that his Neck Road multifamily fit the bill. Production lasted a only few days and Petri, as well as the three tenants ...read more
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Tuesday, September 05, 2017
The Montachusett Regional Planning Commission (MRPC ) has EPA Brownfields Grant funding available for assessment of petroleum contaminated sites (or sites with perceived petroleum contamination). This funding can be used to conduct assessment, compliance, and remedial planning activities assuming the Site meets the eligibility criteria set by EPA. Please contact John Hume ( jhume@mrpc.org ) for ...read more
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Friday, September 01, 2017
Ask any good salesperson for an effective selling technique and he’ll probably say something like, “Understand the buyer. Try to figure out what she’s thinking.” That’s good advice for you to consider when you’re putting your home up for sale. You need to imagine what a buyer might be thinking while viewing your property, so you can prepare your home more ...read more
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Friday, September 01, 2017
Steam Quality Testing: What, Why, Where and When? Steam quality testing involves testing steam for Non-Condensable Gases, Superheat and Dryness to verify that the steam supply can assure product sterility. Visit our latest white paper, Steam Quality Testing: What, Why, Where and When? , to read what steam quality testing is, why it needs to be done, where testing should take place, and how often ...read more
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Thursday, August 31, 2017
SPINNERS TO ASSIST IN HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF EFFORT Lowell Spinners launching fundraising effort for hurricane victims The Lowell Spinners, short season affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, have officially announced plans to assist in fundraising for those affected by Hurricane Harvey in southeast Texas starting immediately. Throughout the remainder of the 2017 season, the Spinners will be selling ...read more
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Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Are you looking to rent and dumpster for a home project, but not sure which company will best fit your needs? Here are just a couple of things to keep in mind when scouting around for the ideal dumpster rental match. Q. Do you have a tight or restricted schedule for when your dumpster rental needs to be delivered or picked up? A. No problem! We work with homeowners all the time that find ...read more
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Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Paul Shulins to Join Burk Technology as Vice President Chief Technology Officer LITTLETON, MA (8/30/17) - Burk Technology announced today that radio industry veteran Paul Shulins will be joining the company as Vice President Chief Technology Officer. Paul served as Director of Technical Operations for Greater Media Boston for the past twenty-eight years after starting his career as a Radio Chief ...read more
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Tuesday, August 29, 2017
WATERTOWN, MA–Eighteen companies from across the state have been selected as finalists for the 2017 Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards, awarded annually by MassEcon for their outstanding contributions to the Massachusetts economy. The finalist companies, from Greater Boston to Western Massachusetts, range in size and are drawn from different sectors including manufacturing, ...read more
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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
STATE CAPITOL BRIEFS - MORNING EDITION - WEDNESDAY, AUG. 23, 2017 STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BAKER TAPS SEN. FLANAGAN FOR MARIJUANA COMMISSION ... MARKEY RENEWS CALL FOR FENTANYL BORDER SCREENING BAKER TAPS SEN. FLANAGAN FOR MARIJUANA COMMISSION [Story Developing] Sen. Jennifer Flanagan, a Leominster Democrat, will resign her seat at the end of the month to become one of five members of the new ...read more
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Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Leominster Credit Union to hold Fall Shred-A-Thon LEOMINSTER, MA – August 21, 2017 - Leominster Credit Union will hold a Shred-A-Thon at its headquarters located at 20 Adams Street, Leominster, MA on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 9:00AM – Noon. Members and non-members can get rid of old, sensitive documents by shredding and recycling them at the Shred-A-Thon. All items will be ...read more
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Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Early Bird Registration Deadline is Approaching for Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s 6 th Annual Hunger Run 5K and Walk, October 14, 2017 Ayer, MA – The early bird registration deadline for Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s (NVMC) 6 th annual Hunger Run 5K road race is on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. Advanced registration is strongly recommended for the Oct. 14, 2017 5K and walk, and ...read more
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