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    Results Found: 28
    Friday, June 15, 2018
    Lisa Falandys recently joined RBT as the Manager of our Central Street Branch. Lisa brings 30 years of banking experience to the position, serving in a wide range of roles, all while maintaining a focus on customer service and leadership. "I am very excited to be part of the team at Rollstone, a bank with a great reputation for excellent service and commitment to the community," said Falandys. ...read more
    Categories: Business Information, Chamber Member, Community News
    Thursday, June 14, 2018
    Associated Industries of Massachusetts has been negotiating for more than six months to reach reasonable compromises on three potential ballot questions that collectively could wreak havoc on the Massachusetts economy. I write today to report on where we stand in those negotiations and how the outcome may affect your company and the 4,000 other employers who make up the largest employer ...read more
    Categories: Business Information, Chamber Member, Public Policy, Community News
    Thursday, June 14, 2018
    MAIN STREET BASEBALL ANNOUNCES HIRING OF JONATHAN HARRIS AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER  DAVENPORT, IA – JUNE 13, 2018 -- Main Street Baseball announced today the hiring of Jonathan Harris as its first Chief Operating Officer (COO).  In that role, Mr. Harris will be responsible for overseeing the operations and management of each of MSB’s four minor league baseball teams, as well as working closely ...read more
    Categories: Community News, Chamber Member
    Thursday, June 14, 2018
    Leominster Credit Union is Premier Sponsor of Starburst 2018LEOMINSTER, MA –  John J. O’Brien, President & CEO  and Oscar O’Connor, Vice President of Lending of Leominster Credit Union presented Bob Healy with a check for $8,000 as the Premier Sponsor of Starburst 2018.  Starburst is the Leominster’s premier event and will take place on Saturday, June 16, with a rain date of Sunday, June 17. It ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Member, Community News
    Monday, June 11, 2018
    By Elaine Thompson  Telegram & Gazette Staff Posted Jun 9, 2018 at 7:20 PMUpdated Jun 10, 2018 at 6:22 PM   Allesandro Veinbachs feels certain that if her parents hadn’t realized that she was suffering with mental health issues and got her help, she wouldn’t be alive today. Depression at the age of 10 led to anorexia, anxiety and self-harming. By the time she was 13, she had thoughts of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Member, Community News
    Monday, June 11, 2018
    Wachusett Brewing Co. will bring its signature airbus to Railers Tavern this summer. The brewery will operate its brewyard at the tavern beginning at 6 p.m. this Thursday. Over the weekend, the brew yard will operate between noon and midnight on Friday and Saturday. On Sundays, the brew yard ends at 8 p.m. The Niche Hospitality restaurant first announced the partnership with the ...read more
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    Sunday, June 10, 2018
    Saving for Education: 529 Plans  Section 529 plans are a popular college savings vehicle for parents. Thanks to the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, they can now be used for pre-college education expenses as well. Read full article at http://www.dh-cpas.com/newsletter.php?date=062018#1 Dube & Hazelwood, P.C. 80 Erdman Way, Suite 212 Leominster, MA 01453 Phone: 978-537-0716
    Categories: Business Information, Chamber Member, Community News
    Sunday, June 10, 2018
    JUNE 8, 2018 Seven Hills, WAM ink five-year program to showcase disabled artists PHOTO | FILE The Worcester Art Museum. BY ZACHARY COMEAU A new partnership between the Worcester Art Museum and Seven Hills Foundation will see the two organizations and its affiliates seek to improve the lives of people with disabilities through arts and culture. The partnership, announced Thursday, includes ...read more
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    Friday, June 08, 2018
     Renewable-Energy Mandate Endangers Hydro Deal Posted by Bob Rio on Jun 8, 2018 8:23:48 AM   Proposed legislation to increase the amount of renewable energy that electricity suppliers must purchase may jeopardize a recently announced project to bring more than 1,000 megawatts of clean electricity to Massachusetts from Hydro-Quebec. More significantly, it would remove hydro power as a ...read more
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    Friday, June 08, 2018
    bankHometown donates second installment of $3,500 to the Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster’s 9th Annual Great Futures 5k Run & Walk  OXFORD – bankHometown presented a check for $3,500 to the Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster (BGCFL) as a lead sponsor for their 9th Annual Great Futures 5k Run & Walk taking place on Sunday, June 10th, at 365 Lindell Avenue, Leominster MA. ...read more
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    Thursday, June 07, 2018
    Registration Now Open for Annual Habitat for Humanity NCM Golf Outing  (Acton, MA) June 6, 2018 - Registration is now open for Habitat for Humanity North Central MA’s 6th Annual Building Dreams Golf Tournament. The event will be held at Shaker Hills Country Club in Harvard, MA on Tuesday, September 18th.  All proceeds from this event will benefit the work of Habitat for Humanity NCM, building and ...read more
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    Thursday, June 07, 2018
    Research group: mandated nurse ratios would lead to more hospital closuresPHOTO/GRANT WELKERUMass MemorialHealth Care says budgetary constraints have forced closures of services in Clinton, Leominster and Fitchburg.BY ZACHARY COMEAU A research group advocating against mandated nurse staffing ratios said hospital unit closures like the pediatric unit at UMass Memorial Health Alliance-Clinton ...read more
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    Thursday, June 07, 2018
    NEW ACCESSIBLE TRAIL AT LIBRARY SEEKS TO PROMOTE COMMUNITY INCLUSION  PEPPERELL, MA – Promoting a spirit of inclusion and welcome for the local community and visitors, the Lawrence Library is pleased to announce the grand opening of a newly constructed accessible trail, the only one of its kind at a public library in Massachusetts.  The library spur trail is accessible to people in wheelchairs ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 05, 2018
    Three Army Veterans Given Special Honors On Armed Forces Day        Three U.S. Army veterans received singular honors recently at Fort Devens Museum on Devens. The informal ceremony gave added meaning to the Museum’s open house to mark Armed Forces Day, May 19th.     Joe Landry of Shirley, was assigned to an antiaircraft artillery unit and drove trucks in the “Red Ball Express” supplying troops ...read more
    Monday, June 04, 2018
    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!   ARC Plus Touch from Burk Technology creates an Island of Reliability at your transmitter site, ...read more
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    Monday, June 04, 2018
    SPINNERS ANNOUNCE NEW GIVEAWAY PROCEDURENew method to give fans more convenient ballpark experience on giveaway nights  LOWELL, MA –The Lowell Spinners, short-season affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, are proud to announce a new giveaway procedure for the 2018 season to allow maximum convenience for fans.Giveaway items have historically been given to the first 1,000 fans in the ballpark and that ...read more
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    Friday, June 01, 2018
    MassDevelopment gives another try for Vicksburg Square zoningBy M.E. Jones, CorrespondentPOSTED:   05/25/2018 07:35:52 AM EDT SHIRLEY -- MassDevelopment is launching what may be its final push to save historic Vicksburg Square, according to a low-key pitch that Richard Henderson, Executive VP for Devens Real Estate, presented to selectmen Monday night. "I'm here to restart the rezoning ...read more
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    Thursday, May 31, 2018
    May 28, 2018Six Tips to Increase Windows 10 Performance & Make It Faster 1. TURN ON GAME MODE The latest version of Windows 10, the Creators Update, adds a new feature known as Game Mode. There’s no way to perpetually run in Game Mode, unfortunately, but you can activate it with a simple key combination of the Windows Key + G. However, you must first enable Game Mode. To enable Game Mode (it’s ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 30, 2018
    Think Before You Click – Are Short Links Safe?Short links, or links that have been condensed so they require fewer characters, have been around for a while. For those not already familiar with them, they take a link such as this https://www.bryley.com/2018/04/05/4-options-for-discarding-old-hardware-bryley-tips/, and turn it into this http://ow.ly/SEga50h2XWW.  Typically you see them on social ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 30, 2018
    CEDAC Welcomes New Board Chair, Undersecretary for Housing and Community Development Janelle ChanMay 16, 2018CEDAC is pleased to welcome our new board chair and Undersecretary for Housing and Community Development, Janelle Chan, to our organization.  Undersecretary Chan began her new position in April, but in many ways, this is a coming home for her.  Prior to joining the Baker-Polito ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    MWCC Introduces Paramedic Technology Certificate ProgramProgram is first of its kind in the North Central Massachusetts region GARDNER – Mount Wachusett Community College announced today that it is seeking applicants for its first ever Paramedic Technology Certificate program, one of only 9 such programs in the state of Massachusetts and the only one in the North Central region. Admission to ...read more
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    Thursday, May 24, 2018
    Shirley picks McGovern for town administratorBy M.E. Jones, Correspondent UPDATED:   05/24/2018 09:09:34 AM EDT SHIRLEY -- Selectmen unanimously voted Tuesday night to offer the town administrator job to Lowell Assistant City Manager Michael McGovern. The vote came after selectmen interviewed three candidates for the position. The other two hopefuls were Robin Muksian and Jason Silva. Muksian ...read more
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    Thursday, May 24, 2018
    For Tenants with Unusual Space Needs, Former Mill Offers Big,                               Flexible Space with Room to Grow From 300 SF for office space to 90,000 SF for manufacturing and industrial use--Location, Workforce, Landlord: Winning Combo for Pepperell Place  PEPPERELL, MASS. (Issued Spring 2018)–  Where other investors and developers saw the 100 year-old, 190,000 square-foot mill ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 23, 2018
    Three of our core values here at Cleartech are Leadership, Innovation, and Growth. We are continually looking for opportunities to fulfill those goals as we better serve our clients. In that spirit, we are proud to announce that we have achieved the Microsoft Silver Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions Competency.  As a provider of IT consulting and support, security, and cloud solutions, we are ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 23, 2018
    RICK GREEN'S STATEMENT ON SENATOR BARBARA L'ITALIEN'S 'NO' VOTE ON SALES TAX HOLIDAY"With the largest number of New Hampshire border towns (10), the Third District is disproportionately impacted by our sales tax policy. I am disappointed that Sen. L'Italien voted 'NO' on the sales tax holiday. Sen. L'Italien continually votes against the interests of her constituents. I will always vote in the ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    BY ZACHARY COMEAU Devens-based Little Leaf Farms has doubled the size of its hydroponic greenhouse, and the baby greens producer is planning another expansion to again double the size of the facility. The expansion officially opened Tuesday brings the greenhouse to five acres from the previous 2.5 acres, the company said in an announcement. According to land records, the company earlier this ...read more
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    Friday, May 18, 2018
    Bryley Systems, a Top 501 Managed IT Services Provider, Names David Lentz Director of Technical Services Clinton, MA – May 17, 2018 – Bryley Systems Inc. is happy to announce the welcomed addition of David Lentz as Director of Technical Services. Gavin Livingstone, Bryley's President and CEO states "David's hire marks a critical point in our company's growth and strategy; he will lead our ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    To update the athletic field campus designed for student athletes in 1962. The project includes a new artificial turf field, new track with 8 lane straight, new plaza and concession stand with bathrooms, new bleachers and lights, upgraded soccer fields, addition of new soccer field, new softball field and new fencing, backstops and dugouts for softball and baseball. Expanding and opening the ...read more
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