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    Friday, February 17, 2017
    The Town of Ayer, Massachusetts is requesting proposals for the acquisition and redevelopment of a most noteworthy and remarkable town-owned historic building - the (1934) Ayer Central Fire Station designed by nationally-recognized fire station architect George Ernest Robinson. The building is located on Washington Street within the socially, culturally and economically emerging Historic Downtown ...read more
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    Monday, February 13, 2017
    WHO SHOULD FILE A 2016 TAX RETURN? Most people file a tax return because they have to, but even if you don't, there are times when you should--because you might be eligible for a tax refund and not know it. The six tax tips below should help you determine whether you're one of them. 1. General Filing Rules. Whether you need to file a tax return this year depends on several factors. In ...read more
    Categories: Business Information, Community News, Chamber Member
    Monday, February 13, 2017
    A Leominster Credit Union team of volunteers participated in one of the largest single meal packing events for the United Way of North Central Massachusetts. The event was held at the Double Tree by Hilton in Leominster and the volunteers packaged more than 100,000 meals for 20 local food pantries. The event was organized by United Way of North Central Massachusetts, in an effort to ensure that ...read more
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    Monday, February 13, 2017
    Leominster Credit Union recently announced the promotion of Ellen Coughlin, Joanne Lattanzi and Nicole Legere At the December meeting, the Board of Directors of Leominster Credit Union approved the promotions of Ellen Coughlin, to AVP, HR; Joanne Lattanzi, to AVP, Marketing and Nicole Legere, to AVP, Compliance. Ellen Coughlin was originally hired as a teller in the Worcester office. She was ...read more
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    Monday, February 13, 2017
    As part of its tradition of supporting local communities, Fidelity Bank recently made a $1,000 donation to National Education for Assistance Dog Services (NEADS) in Princeton. Also known as Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans, NEADS provides service dogs that become an extension of their handlers and bring freedom, physical autonomy and relief from social isolation to their human partners who ...read more
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    Monday, February 13, 2017
    As part of its tradition of supporting local communities, Fidelity Bank recently made $1,000 donations to three nonprofits in Leominster and Fitchburg, plus seven others across central Massachusetts. The bank’s Fitchburg branch chose Pay It Backpack in Fitchburg. The nonprofit helps people enduring personal adversities by providing individual backpacks with essential items such as clothing, ...read more
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    Friday, February 10, 2017
    State approves HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital merger Emergency department expansion in Leominster also OK’d WORCESTER — The Public Health Council of the Department of Health and Human Services approved on Wednesday Determination of Need applications that will allow the merger of UMass Memorial-HealthAlliance Hospital with UMass Memorial- Clinton Hospital, and the Hospital Improvement ...read more
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    Friday, February 10, 2017
    When Should You Be Concerned About an Irregular Heart Beat? A Q&A with Nashoba Valley Medical Center Cardiologist Peter Ofman, MD Dr. Ofman, who recently joined the medical staff at Nashoba Valley Medical Center to provide general cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology services to patients, answers commonly asked questions about atrial fibrillation (AFib). What is Atrial Fibrillation? ...read more
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    Friday, February 10, 2017
    Workers Credit Union has introduced a new loan and line of credit program for small businesses. “We hear often, from small businesses, that they need a fast and simple way to access capital, so we created a special program that provides a simple application process and fast turnaround times,” said Michael Bordenca, assistant vice president, commercial lender, commercial lending for ...read more
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    Friday, February 10, 2017
    Jennifer Ledoux recently joined Fidelity Bank as senior vice president and senior risk and compliance officer. She will play a key role in the bank’s compliance and risk management activities, reporting to Neil S. Gordon, chief financial and risk officer. Ledoux was assistant vice president and compliance officer at Workers Credit Union, a $1.5 billion institution in Fitchburg. She had ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 08, 2017
    MARLBOROUGH SAVINGS BANK AND NORTH MIDDLESEX SAVINGS BANK ANNOUNCE NEW NAME AND LOGO (MARLBOROUGH, MA. and AYER, MA., (February 8, 2017) — After first announcing their merger in July, Marlborough Savings Bank and North Middlesex Savings Bank have officially selected a new name and logo. Both banks held an employee brand launch party on February 7, 2017 to reveal the new name and brand ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 07, 2017
    We are pleased to invite you to participate as a sponsor of the 3rd Annual Roudenbush Person of the Year event at the Westford Regency Inn in Westford on Thursday, April 13, 2017. This year the Person of the Year Award honors Nancy Cook. Nancy continuously gives back to the community in multiple ways; she is always the first to volunteer to lead a committee, and has spent countless hours giving ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 07, 2017
    Thursday, January 19, 2017 Do you need a dumpster rental with a side of labor? Are you looking to rent a dumpster, but need some extra help when it comes to loading it up with your heavy unwanted items? We here at Bin There Dump That can help! Whether you need help loading up just a few items or a bin full, Bin There Dump That has you covered. We offer labor rates from a minimum of 2 hours all ...read more
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    Monday, February 06, 2017
    January 30, 2017 Have you received a call from an unknown number and the caller asks “can you hear me?” BBB of Central New England is warning locals that this seemingly innocent call may actually be a scam. Avoid answering this simple question and hang up immediately or, even better, don’t answer calls from unfamiliar phone numbers. BBB of Central New England has received ...read more
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    Friday, February 03, 2017
    Today, the House voted to override the Governor’s veto on a fat pay raise package for lawmakers, members of the judiciary, and other politicians. The Senate is expected to override the Governor’s veto as well. The big winners in the pay package are the House Speaker Robert DeLeo and most likely Senate President Stan Rosenberg, each of whom will receive a 50 percent raise. The bill ...read more
    Categories: Community News, Business Information, Public Policy
    Thursday, February 02, 2017
    Clinton Savings Bank (CSB) announced today that Lawrence R. Palmer has become its new Vice President, IT Officer. In Palmer’s role, he will manage all internal IT/Systems staff, in-house and outsourced application support as well as provide IT support for all of the Bank’s employees. “We know that Larry’s experience will add great value to the security and efficiencies of ...read more
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    Thursday, February 02, 2017
    LOWELL, MA - The Lowell Spinners, short-season affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, revealed a new series of logos and uniforms at an event held today at Lowell General Hospital's Clark Auditorium. The new logo features an updated look to the team's mascot, Canaligator, and includes a skyline replete with Lowell's iconic mills and factories. "Our new logos better reflect exactly who ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 01, 2017
    Upgrade your ARC-16 or GSC/VRC in under an hour! Our Plus-X adapters work with your existing wiring so upgrading is fast and easy. And to make it even easier, for a limited time we'll give you a FREE IP-8 or GSC adapter with the purchase of an ARC Plus Touch with AutoPilot ® and RSI, a $1,495 value! Get the latest in Transmitter Remote Control technology from Burk, the company you trust ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 31, 2017
    Now Available! Site Readiness Program: FY17 Guidelines MassDevelopment is pleased to share the Commonwealth Site Readiness Program: FY17 Guidelines . The document describes categories of assistance, grant terms and conditions, and review and eligibility criteria. MassDevelopment developed these guidelines in coordination with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic ...read more
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    Friday, January 27, 2017
    Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 Rollstone Bank & Trust Donates $10,000 to New Student Scholarship Fund GARDNER – Rollstone Bank & Trust recently donated $10,000 to the Dr. Daniel M. Asquino Scholarship Fund that is set to provide approximately $15,000 in scholarships annually to students at Mount Wachusett Community College beginning next year. “We are grateful to Rollstone Bank & ...read more
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    Thursday, January 26, 2017
    Infographic: The Governor's Proposed Health Assessment Posted by Katie Holahan on Jan 25, 2017 4:21:34 PM The Baker Administration filed a budget proposal today that, as expected, would impose a $2,000-per-employee tax on some employers to close a deficit in MassHealth. AIM opposes the assessment as unfairly burdening employers for a problem they did not create. Which employers will be ...read more
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    Monday, January 23, 2017
    Harvard firm designs $37M Marlborough manufacturing plant LAURA FINALDI Maugel Architects of Harvard announced Monday it designed a $37-million biomanufacturing facility in Marlborough for a French biopharmaceutical firm. At its new facility on Crowley Drive, LFB USA, a unit of France's LFB Group, will produce the drug ATryn, which is used to treat preeclampsia, a leading cause of maternal ...read more
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    Friday, January 20, 2017
    Where to focus your IT budget in 2017 Uncertain times call for wise planning in IT. Global political uncertainty and flat company revenues mean budgets will be stalled for the near future, affecting investment in not just products but people. It sounds dire; however, four clear themes remain relevant in governing IT budget spend for 2017. Hardware and software Research from Spiceworks, a network ...read more
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    Friday, January 20, 2017
    Federal Law Alert January 20th, 2017 18:00 New Form I-9 Required Starting January 22 The new Form I-9, released November 14, must be used starting Sunday, January 22. Since its release, employers have been able to use either the new form (with a revision date of 11/14/2016) or the old form (with a revision date of 03/08/2013). Beginning on January 22, however, the old form will no longer be ...read more
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    Friday, January 20, 2017
    Credit union offering free home appraisals For Immediate Release (Jan. 20, 2017) – Workers Credit Union is offering a free home appraisal to anyone who applies for a mortgage over the next few months. “We were looking for another way to give back to our members and thought this would be a great way to help future homeowners with the home-buying process,” said Sandra ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 02, 2016
    Sam Park & Co. announced that Winter Ice, an outdoor skating rink will open in mid-November at The Point, the mixed-use retail destination located at the intersection of I-495 and Route 119 between Routes 2 and 3 in Littleton, MA. Ideal for skaters of all ages and skill levels from beginners to figure skaters and hockey teams, Winter Ice at The Point will be open through February. “Our ...read more
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