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    Results Found: 26
    Thursday, November 15, 2018
    Dear Melissa,  The holidays are upon us! This is a great time to organize decorations with a basement clean out, de-clutter the garage to make sure your vehicle will have a cozy home, or organize the house while preparing for the winter season. Give our knowledgeable dumpster consultants a call today to discuss your project needs.   At Your Disposal,Mike and Julie Paradise, local ownersBin ...read more
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    Thursday, November 15, 2018
    Anne Hentz Realtor® (617) 834-1615 anne@annehentz.comKeller Williams Realty 200 Baker Avenue, Suite 205 Concord, MA 01742  My WebsiteListings SearchBlogContact Me Hi Melissa, Your HomeActions News for Wednesday, November 14, 2018   Four Steps to Finishing Your Basement You're sitting on a ton of unused space! Your basement can greatly expand your living area. However, finishing ...read more
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    Thursday, November 15, 2018
    Nashoba Valley Medical Center welcomes Neurologist Rania Elenein, MD      Ayer, MA – Steward Medical Group Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s Neurology Department recently welcomed board-certified Neurologist Rania Elenein, MD to the medical staff. Dr. Elenein specializes in electromyogram (EMG) testing, neuromuscular diseases, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease. “Nashoba’s neurology ...read more
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    Thursday, November 15, 2018
    Honey of a hobby at Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and LeominsterBy Scott ShurtleffUPDATED:   11/15/2018 01:31:35 PM EST LEOMINSTER -- The buzz around the Boys and Girls Club of Fitchburg & Leominster, before the temperatures dropped, is the apiary in the backyard. Guided by club Education Director Ladda Kosaketh, members tend to the 40,000 residents of the two busy hives. Kosaketh leads the ...read more
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    Thursday, November 15, 2018
    bankHometown Kicks off 15th Year of Contributing to Annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors Campaign OXFORD, MA: bankHometown kicked off their 15th year of participating in the Annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors (NHN) Campaign with a challenge to local residents to help support local food pantries.For more than 30 years, NHN has helped people faced with financial difficulties caused by accidents, ...read more
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    Monday, November 12, 2018
    GRAMMY Winner Mike Block Brings Pop Cello to Indian Hill Music in Littleton Solo Concert, Student Workshop, and Live Podcast on Saturday, November 17 Littleton, November 9, 2018 – GRAMMY-winning cellist, Silkroad Ensemble member and Berklee educator Mike Block will give a special solo performance at Indian Hill Music, 36 King Street, Littleton, MA, on Saturday, November 17 at 7:30pm.  Tickets ...read more
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    Monday, November 12, 2018
    Tax Benefits of Health Savings Accounts If you have a high-deductible health plan but don't have a health savings account, you could be missing out on several important tax benefits.FULL ARTICLE HERE Dube & Hazelwood, P.C. 19 Water Street Leominster, MA 01453 www.dh-cpas.com 
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    Friday, November 09, 2018
     NOVEMBER 2018 NEWSLETTER    FALL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS...A NEW AND EXCITING CHAPTERFOR LOAVES & FISHES!  CLICK HERE TO READ MORE! 
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    Thursday, November 08, 2018
    The Road Ahead for Massachusetts Transportation Policy  Transportation challenges abound in the Nashoba Valley and across Massachusetts. A 2017 US News ranking of all states had Massachusetts at #1 overall on the strength of our education system (#1 in the country) and health care system (#2 in the country). But we ranked #45 in transportation, and our commute times are worse than California. ...read more
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    Monday, November 05, 2018
    Many Managers Are Uncomfortable Communicating with Their Employees – Here’s How You Can Help Them      Here’s a startling statistic: Nearly 70% of managers are uncomfortable communicating with their employees. That number comes from a Harris Poll conducted on behalf of Interact, and it indicates that managers may at times shy away from doing basic management duties.  If ...read more
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    Monday, November 05, 2018
    What a Ride!      A great big thank you to all riders, sponsors, and supporters who rode, volunteered, and fundraised for this year's 28th annual Rodman Ride for Kids on September 22nd!  It was a beautiful day, with almost 1,000 cyclists taking to the road to complete a 25-, 50-, or100-mile course.  This year's Ride will raise over $11 million dollars to benefit 50 partner organizations ...read more
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    Monday, November 05, 2018
    ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE   Lamacchia Realty, Inc. has released their “Top Producing Agents,” for October 2018!  This program recognizes Lamacchia Realty agents with the Top 5 agents by company and Top 3 agents by office with the highest transaction numbers or sales for the month!  October 2018 winners of the Top 5 for the Company are: Genevieve Botelho started in the real estate business back ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 31, 2018
    Rick Bennett, the CEO of Main Street Bank and its predecessor in Marlborough for 17 years, is retiring, the bank announced Tuesday. Bennett will be succeeded by Wally Dwyer, who was the president and CEO of North Middlesex Savings Bank prior to its merger with Marlborough Savings Bank last year to form Main Street Bank. Dwyer was elected unanimously by the bank's board of directors and will ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 30, 2018
      October 30, 2018Election Day is Coming – What are Your Obligations as an Employer?    With Election Day fast approaching, employers should ensure they are in compliance with state law requirements related to employee voting rights. While not all states impose requirements on employers, some impose time off obligations and notice requirements with the possibility of criminal or civil ...read more
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    Friday, October 26, 2018
    COMMUTER RAIL ANNOUNCES FALL/WINTER SCHEDULES EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 29 Schedule includes minor changes and simplified severe weather service level options BOSTON – October 22, 2018 – Keolis Commuter Services (Keolis), the MBTA’s partner that operates the commuter rail, today announced that the Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedule goes into effect on Monday, October 29. The fall/winter schedule ...read more
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    Friday, October 26, 2018
    KEOLIS, MBTA FOCUSED ON IMPROVING RELIABILITY DURING FALL SLIPPERY RAIL SEASON Upgraded rail washer, drones to reduce impact of slippery rail created by leaves, debris on tracks BOSTON – October 19, 2018 – Keolis Commuter Services (Keolis) and the MBTA have made further investments to ensure that when leaves begin to fall, the railroad is prepared. Every fall many railroads around the world ...read more
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    Thursday, October 25, 2018
    Leominster Credit Union hosts Mortgage Lending Training Session  Leominster, MA - Leominster Credit Union (LCU), in conjunction with Genworth Mortgage Insurance, hosted its second Regional Mortgage Lending Training for local credit unions. Genworth's National Trainer, Mary Kay Scully presented the topics covering appraisal review and income analysis. Over 30 participants attended the training ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    MWCC to Launch Study Abroad Program after Receiving $350K Grant  GARDNER – Mount Wachusett Community College will soon provide students the opportunity to study abroad while increasing the focus on international studies as part of a new program made possible by a U.S. Department of Education Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Program grant.  “I am pleased that we will be ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    MWCC Hires First-Ever Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs  GARDNER – Paul Hernandez has been hired as Mount Wachusett Community College’s first-ever Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs who will oversee both the student experience within the school and the education within MWCC’s classrooms.  Hernandez began his role at MWCC after most recently working as the Chief Diversity ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    LOWELL, MA - The Lowell Spinners, proud affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, today officially announced their 2019 schedule. The campaign kicks-off at home on Friday June 14th with the first of two games against the Connecticut Tigers (affiliate of the Detroit Tigers).The Spinners’ home schedule at LeLacheur Park, features 61% of their home games being played on premier dates (Thursday through Sunday) ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    October is National Cybersecurity Awareness MonthConnected devices are essential to our professional and personal lives, and criminals have gravitated to these platforms as well. Many common crimes—like theft, fraud, harassment, and abuse—are now carried out online, using new technologies and tactics. Others, like cyber intrusions and attacks on critical infrastructure, have emerged as our ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 23, 2018
     Honor our Veterans at Fort Devens Museum on November 10th   On Saturday November 10th, 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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    Monday, October 22, 2018
     Fake web sites, also known as spoof sites and “pharming” have been on the rise. Pharming is when a web site’s visitors are redirected to a fake lookalike site, where either malicious software will be installed on visitors’ computers, or the site will gather (or pharm) personal data such as online banking passwords, personal data, or financial details. We encourage you to stay diligent as you use ...read more
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    Monday, October 22, 2018
             Photo caption: Three LELD commissioners were honored by the Northeast Public Power Association for leadership and long-term service to a public power utility. LELWD Commissioners Ivan Pagacik (left), who has served 11 years, and Bruce Trumbull (right), who has served 18 years, are shown with LELWD's General Manager Nick ...read more
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    Monday, October 22, 2018
    Health-Care Costs Burden Small Employers Posted by Jessica Bartlett on Oct 19, 2018 4:06:22 PMinShare Editor's Note - The following article appeared in the Boston Business Journal. It was written by reporter Jessica Bartlett and is re-posted here with permission. Health care costs are hammering small employers, with premiums for small businesses coming in as the second highest in the ...read more
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    Friday, October 19, 2018
    Market Update: Will elections impact markets?  The approaching mid-term elections have captured the public's attention. Voter choices can impact the markets but not how you might think.  > Insights to considerJoe Sciacca Jr, AAMS®, CFP® Financial Advisor Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. 1400 Computer Dr Ste 110 Westborough, MA 01581 Office: 508.621.5700  
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