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Monday, November 13, 2017
Lung Cancer Screening Services Offered at Nashoba Valley Medical CenterNovember is Lung Cancer Awareness Month – Know the Risks    Ayer, MA–Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s (NVMC) imaging and radiology department provides lung cancer screening to adult patients who are current or former smokers who meet specific criteria. Lung cancer screening looks for signs of the disease before there are any ...read more
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Monday, November 13, 2017
Support for people with intellectual disabilities comes in many forms with donors giving their time, talent or treasure. One local company, Quiet Logistics (QL), is going well beyond conventional giving practices by hiring 30 people with disabilities through Minute Man Arc’s Employment Program.  The relationship between Minute Man Arc and QL began with a simple introduction by Senator James ...read more
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Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Key points More than half of workers have not begun planning for retirement, according to research8 in 10 retirees who have a plan in place are confident their money will last a lifetimeMaking the right moves at key points in your financial lifecycle could boost your savings  One day you’re celebrating the first day at a new job. The next thing you know, toasts are being raised at your ...read more
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Wednesday, November 08, 2017
BY ZACHARY COMEAU Hudson solar company New England Clean Energy on Wednesday announced it has expanded its services to Cape Cod and has opened a new office in Rhode Island. The company announced Wednesday it is now installing solar systems for Cape Cod customers, and has opened an office in Pawtucket, R.I. "We hear weekly from people who read about us on Solar Reviews and are disappointed to be ...read more
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Monday, November 06, 2017
By Peter Jasinski, pjasinski@sentinelandenterprise.comUPDATED:   11/03/2017 10:16:19 AM EDT LANCASTER -- When it comes to facial hair, the town's Police Department has some pretty strict guidelines. Sideburns can be grown out, but they can't go any lower than an officer's earlobe. Mustaches are allowed, but only to the bottom of the lip crease, preventing any of the handlebar or goatee ...read more
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Monday, November 06, 2017
By Chris Lisinski, clisinski@lowellsun.comUPDATED:   11/06/2017 08:17:22 AM EST Although retail sales of recreational marijuana can begin in July, many customers across northern Massachusetts may have to travel significant distances or wait several months to acquire the substance. Moratoriums are becoming widespread, with many towns opting to block any recreational marijuana businesses into ...read more
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Monday, November 06, 2017
BY ZACHARY COMEAU   Devens energy solutions provider AMSC announced Monday an agreement to supply electrical control systems for a Korean wind turbine manufacturer. The agreement has AMSC as the exclusive supplier of electrical control systems for Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction, Co.'s 5.5-megawatt offshore wind turbine. The turbine had been under joint development by Hyundai ...read more
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Monday, November 06, 2017
State Issues Regulations on Employer Health Assessment Posted by Katie Holahan on Nov 6, 2017 4:08:53 PM The Baker Administration today released draft regulations for the new employer health assessment designed to close a budget shortfall in the state's MassHealth program. Read the Draft Regulations The regulations, published by the Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA), ...read more
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Friday, November 03, 2017
bankHometown Launches 14th Annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors Campaign   bankHometown kicks off its 14th Annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors Campaign on November 1st with a challenge to local residents to help support local food pantries and a way for the bank and its customers to make a real difference in the lives of local residents.   Customers of the bank and community members are invited to ...read more
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Friday, November 03, 2017
http://www.fox25boston.com/news/meet-the-robots-in-massachusetts-helping-deliver-your-online-orders/637186540   DEVENS, Mass. - There are 53 shopping days until Christmas and for most of us, a lot of that shopping will be done online. Some packages will arrive more quickly than others, and in Devens, Massachusetts, speed and efficiency are the focus of a team of people and robots.    From ...read more
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Thursday, November 02, 2017
Nashoba Valley Medical Center Receives Third Consecutive “A” for Patient Safety in Fall 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade    Ayer, MA – The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades on Oct. 31, 2017. The Safety Grade assigns letter grades of A, B, C, D and F to hospitals nationwide based on their performance in ...read more
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Tuesday, October 31, 2017
      Dear Colleagues,  Effective today, we are excited to welcome 18 new hospitals into the Steward Health Care System – you are now part of a network spanning 10 states with a total of approximately 37,000 employees, including 1,400 employed providers and 4,700 integrated network physicians. The merger of IASIS and Steward brings the total number of Steward Family Hospitals to 36, making ...read more
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Tuesday, October 31, 2017
If you have a credit report, there's a good likelihood that you may be among the 143 million American consumers, who had their sensitive personal information compromised as part of the recent Equifax data breach. If you haven't yet checked if you were impacted, visit www.equifaxsecurity2017.com and click on the Am I Impacted? button at the lower left of the page.  Be aware of insurance impacts of ...read more
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Tuesday, October 31, 2017
FULL ARTICLE   Executive Profile: Fidelity Bank CEO says growth won't deter 'Conscious Capitalism' approach Despite rapid growth, Fidelity Bank leader won't stray from 'Conscious Capitalism' mission   By Jay Fitzgerald  –  Special to the JournalOct 19, 2017, 11:00am   Ed Manzi’s Fidelity Bank is on a roll. Last month, his Leominster-based co-operative bank announced its merger with ...read more
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Monday, October 30, 2017
Clinton Savings Bank Makes Award-Winning Financial Literacy Program Free for Local Classrooms  (CLINTON, Mass., October 30, 2017) -- Local students are getting a free education on how to manage their money. Clinton Savings Bank is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to Clinton, Tahanto and West Boylston Middle Schools ...read more
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Monday, October 30, 2017
Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s Nephrology Clinic WelcomesNephrologist Neeraj Jain, MD  Ayer, MA – Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s Nephrology Clinic recently welcomed fellowship-trained nephrologist Neeraj Jain, MD, of Renal and Transplant Associates of New England to the medical staff. Dr. Jain specializes in the management of acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, hypertension, kidney ...read more
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Thursday, October 26, 2017
Littleton, Massachusetts: In January 2018, SoVital Fitness Studios will be opening its doors at The Point, located at the intersection of I-495 (Exit 31) and Route 119 in Littleton, Massachusetts. SoVital will offer a fitness experience unlike any other. Specializing in yoga, pilates, dance, and meditation, SoVital offers its members over 137 classes per week, both traditional and fusion workouts, ...read more
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Thursday, October 26, 2017
CLINTON SAVINGS BANK HIRES NEW WEST BOYLSTON BRANCH MANAGER   (CLINTON, Mass., October 26, 2017) – Clinton Savings Bank (CSB) announced that Erin P. Amoling has been hired as the new Branch Manager for its West Boylston branch. In Amoling’s role, she will oversee the sales and service activities of the branch staff and spearhead business development in the West Boylston area, all within CSB’s ...read more
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Thursday, October 26, 2017
Today we’d like to introduce you to Matt Keswick. Matt, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today?While at Boston College, I interned for the Mitt Romney for United States Senate campaign in his race against Ted Kennedy. Following graduation, I took that intern experience to the Governor’s office, where I had the pleasure of working for three governors – Bill Weld, ...read more
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Actor Stephen Baldwin tapes footage in Fitchburg for upcoming television show (SLIDESHOW)By Elizabeth Dobbins, edobbins@sentinelandenterprise.com UPDATED:   10/18/2017 09:23:36 AM EDT FITCHBURG -- Actor Stephen Baldwin and Max Keiser of "The Keiser Report" stopped in Fitchburg on Tuesday during the last leg of a road trip across America. They are co-hosts of an upcoming television show, "The ...read more
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Honor our Veterans at Fort Devens Museum on November 11th   On Saturday November 11th, the Fort Devens Museum will hold its annual Open House celebrating Veterans of the United States Armed Forces.  The museum will be open from 10 AM to 4 PM. Exhibits are on view that chronicle the history of Camp and Fort Devens and the roles its men and women played overseas and on the home front. ...read more
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