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    Results Found: 41
    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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    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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    Thursday, October 18, 2018
    Wachusett Brewing Co. is planning an expansion that could nearly double the brewery's production and help attract more customers to the Westminster-based facility. In an interview with WBJ, President Christian McMahan spoke about the expansion plans he called the "campus project." How long have you guys been working on these plans? We've done things in piecemeal over the last few years, so in ...read more
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    Thursday, October 18, 2018
     For Immediate ReleaseOctober 17, 2018Massport CEO Speaks to Nashoba Valley Business CommunityDevens, MA - Massport CEO, Thomas P. Glynn, spoke to a group of engaged business leaders this morning at the Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce Breakfast with the Boss Series, which took place at the Hilton Garden Inn at 59 Andrews Parkway in Devens, Massachusetts. Glynn has been a tireless advocate for ...read more
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    Thursday, October 18, 2018
    Press Release: Town of Bolton Has Been Awarded a $975,000 MassWorks GrantFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:From the Office of Bolton Town Administrator Don LoweOctober 18, 2018 At a ceremony held earlier today in Tolland, MA Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito and Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Jay Ash announced the Town of Bolton has been awarded a $975,000 MassWorks grant.  Town Administrator ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    Mass. nurses divided over Question 1Sentinel & Enterprise UPDATED:   10/16/2018 06:32:04 AM EDT      By Michael P. Norton State House News Service BOSTON -- Registered nurses in Massachusetts are mostly satisfied with their jobs and divided over a ballot question limiting how many patients can be assigned to each nurse in hospitals and health care facilities, according to new poll ...read more
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    Monday, October 15, 2018
    Nashoba Tech holds annual open house on Nov. 4Nashoba Valley Technical High School will host its annual open house on Sunday, November 4, from noon to 3 p.m. Prospective students, family members, alumni, and the community are invited. Tour 20 technical pathways and learn about academics, athletics, clubs, and more. Come and reimagine technical education. Call 978-692-4711, ext.11123, or ...read more
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    Friday, October 12, 2018
    WESTFORD — Nashoba Tech's award-winning, in-school restaurant, The Elegant Chef, is taking its show on the road again.Students and staff in the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management programs are regulars at several local senior centers within the school’s district, providing lunch and bringing smiles to the faces of local elderly folks once a month.Nashoba Tech regularly provides lunch to the ...read more
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    Friday, October 12, 2018
    With site approval, Wachusett moves ahead on expansionWestminster brewery to boost production, seatingBy Mina Corpuz, mcorpuz@sentinelandenterprise.com UPDATED:   10/11/2018 11:27:27 PM EDT WESTMINSTER -- Gearing up for its 25th anniversary, Wachusett Brewing Company has a long-term vision in town that involves expanding its facility to welcome more guests and increase beer production by up to ...read more
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    Thursday, October 11, 2018
    Nashoba Valley Tech culinary students take skills on the road to senior centersSentinel & Enterprise UPDATED:   10/11/2018 08:29:52 AM EDT WESTFORD -- Nashoba Valley Technical High School's award-winning, in-school restaurant, The Elegant Chef, is taking its show on the road again. Students and staff in the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management programs are regulars at several local senior ...read more
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    Thursday, October 11, 2018
    Workforce training setSentinel & EnterpriseUPDATED:   10/11/2018 06:32:39 AM EDT       LEOMINSTER -- There are a few seats still available for a free Workforce Training Fund workshop geared toward covering some of a company's needs, according to Scott Percifull, a business service representative for MassHire North Central Career Center. The Massachusetts Workforce Training Fund is a program ...read more
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    Thursday, October 11, 2018
    Some commuter rail trains on the Fitchburg line will stop at the Littleton/495 station starting Oct. 15 to allow crews to replace 30,000 railroad ties along the track. Inbound trains 412, 414, 416, 418, 420, 422 to Boston will originate at the Littleton/495 stop, with no trains running between there and the final stop at Wachusett. Outbound trains 403, 405, 407, 409, 411 and 413 will terminate ...read more
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    Thursday, October 11, 2018
    LOWELL, MA – The Lowell Spinners, Short-Season Single-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, announced today that the team has hired Chris Taylor as its new Assistant General Manager. Taylor will oversee group ticket sales as part of his new role while also working with season ticket accounts and assisting with the team’s marketing.“I am excited to join the Spinners,” Taylor said. “They’ve long had a ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 10, 2018
    Fitchburg Line Rail Tie Replacement to Begin Oct. 15As part of the MBTA's and Keolis' commitment to further improve commuter rail service, crews will be replacing approximately 30,000 rail ties on the Fitchburg line. The project begins Oct. 15 and continues through November. Over the last four years, Keolis and the MBTA have replaced approximately 200,000 rail ties, which help to improve service ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 10, 2018
    Tax Considerations when Hiring Household HelpTax rules for hiring household help are complex; one mistake can bring on a tax headache that most of us would prefer to avoid. Here's what you need to know.   Dube & Hazelwood, P.C.19 Water StreetLeominster, MA 01453www.dh-cpas.com 978-537-0716
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    Tuesday, October 09, 2018
    The Need to Support Manufacturing Posted by Jeffrey Roy on Oct 5, 2018 8:30:00 AM   Editor’s note –  Today is Manufacturing Day throughout the United States. Representative Jeffrey Roy is the House Chair of the Massachusetts Legislature’s Manufacturing Caucus. He recently met with the AIM’s Manufacturing Committee.  Manufacturing is vitally important to the Massachusetts economy. It provides ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 09, 2018
    ASRSD receives pledge of $500,000 to the athletic fields upgrade projectGift from the Norton Family Foundation and high school alumni will allow student-athletes to thriveThe Ayer Shirley Regional School District is proud to announce a pledge of $500,000 to the athletic fields upgrade project from Rob and Janice Norton and the Norton Family Foundation. The Norton family has deep roots in Ayer ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 09, 2018
    https://boston.cbslocal.com/2018/10/03/lori-trahan-rick-green-3rd-congressional-district/    BOSTON (CBS) – In Massachusetts’ 3rd Congressional District race, Democrat Lori Trahan will face off against Republican Rick Green.  Trahan, who served as chief of staff to former Congressman Marty Meehan, won a razor-close Democratic primary after a recount.         Green is a business owner and ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 09, 2018
        Photo caption: Public Power Week recognizes the benefits of publicly owned electric utilities like the Littleton Light Department. During Public Power Week Oct. 7 to 13, staff of Littleton Electric Light and Water Departments are planting more than 200 free shade trees to customers who signed up through the Green Rewards Program, which helps customers save money and conserve on their use ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 09, 2018
    Adjusting to TechnologyProgrammable Thermostats      It hangs on the wall, and you may adjust the temperature in your home by pressing the arrow buttons up or down … but today’s thermostats can do so much more! They can save energy and adjust the indoor temperature of your home automatically to provide the right comfort levels for you, no matter what time or day or season. You ...read more
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    Thursday, October 04, 2018
    Compromise Produces Solid Legislative Scorecard Posted by John Regan on Oct 3, 2018 1:30:00 PM   A legislative session marked by grand compromises and outside ballot initiatives gave state lawmakers generally solid grades in the 2017-2018 AIM Legislative Scorecard released today.AIM publishes the Legislative Scorecard at the end of each two-year Beacon Hill session to ensure that employers ...read more
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    Thursday, October 04, 2018
    Bryley Systems Inc., a Top 501 Managed IT Services Provider, Hires Talented and Versatile Engineer-Myk Dinis  Clinton, MA – October, 2018 – Bryley Systems welcomes Myk Dinis to their team of technical engineers. Myk (not Mike) has over 25 years of IT experience. He is A+, Net+, Security+, VCP-DCV6, and CMNA certified.  “Myk is knowledgeable and personable” said Gavin Livingstone, President and ...read more
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    Thursday, October 04, 2018
    KATT Communications Is Headed for the Red Carpet! KATT Communications Named Finalist For Startup Of The Year In 15th Annual Stevie® Awards For Women In BusinessStevie Award Winners to Be Announced in New York on November 16 [DEVENS, MA] – [October 4, 2018] – KATT Communications, a one-stop source for business telephone solutions, was named a Finalist in the Startup Of The Year category in the ...read more
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    Thursday, October 04, 2018
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    Tuesday, October 02, 2018
      Ft. Devens Museum’s Annual Miniature Game Day                   Have you ever wondered if you could rewrite history? Go back in time and change the whole direction of a war? Come to Fort Devens Museum on Saturday, October 20th, and join in one (or all!) miniature wargames depicting different battles from world history and fantasy and see how your careful moves might affect the outcomes!  ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 02, 2018
    Fort Devens Museum Presents.....Book Talk on Researching WWI ServiceOn Saturday October 20th and 10:30 AM local author Jenifer Burckett-Picker will present an illustrated lecture describing the process of writing a book about her father's (and his best friend Dunk's) experience serving with the American Expeditionary Forces in WWI France. Research for the book included three trips to France to ...read more
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    Monday, October 01, 2018
    How to Increase Diversity in Your Recruiting and Hiring Process      The recruiting and hiring process is supposed to select the best candidates while deterring unqualified job seekers from applying or advancing. All too often, however, the process creates obstacles or disadvantages for qualified candidates due to their membership in a protected class or minority group. Even a ...read more
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    Monday, October 01, 2018
    Fort Devens Museum awarded grant to digitize collection of WWI diariesNashoba Publishing POSTED:   09/21/2018 07:36:44 AM EDT DEVENS -- The Boston Foundation has awarded Fort Devens museum a $4,770 grant from its Bruce J. Anderson Fund to digitize, transcribe, and prepare a print copy of several diaries written by World War I soldiers. The announcement of the grant award especially excited the ...read more
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    Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Nashoba Valley Medical Center receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award  American Heart Association Award recognizes Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s commitment to quality stroke care  Ayer, MA – Nashoba Valley Medical Center (NVMC) has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 26, 2018
      There was a time when organizing and protecting our important information required tools as simple as some manila folders and a good locking file cabinet.  But that was a long time ago, and today our data is not only more valuable than ever, but also more vulnerable than ever.  Fortunately, there are measures we can take to ensure the information we need is there when we need ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 26, 2018
    Jamy Gaynor Sworn in as MWCC Trustee GARDNER – Jamy Gaynor returned to the Mount Wachusett Community College family earlier this month when she became the newest member of the Mount Wachusett Community College Board of Trustees. Gaynor is a Lunenburg resident who works as a school nurse in the Marlborough public school system. She also currently teaches at HealthAlliance Hospital in ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 26, 2018
    BY STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE New restrictions on non-competition agreements between employers and workers will take effect Monday, and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce is reminding businesses of the new requirements. The Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act was included in a $1 billion economic development package Gov. Charlie Baker signed on Aug. 10, and its provisions apply to ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 26, 2018
    Eye Surgeons of Worcester has merged with D'Ambrosio Eye Care, a practice with five offices across Central Massachusetts. The two practices announced the merger this week. No financial details were disclosed. "I am quite pleased to be able to bring a broader range of eye care and surgery services to my patients as well as patients throughout greater Worcester," Dr. Alan Moss, who runs the Eye ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 25, 2018
    Groton Wellness Welcomes Dr. Henri Balaguera, MDGROTON MA – September, 2018:  Groton Wellness, a cutting-edge health center that combines biological dentistry, functional and integrative medicine, detoxification spa and organic café, welcomes Dr. Henri Balaguera, MD, to its practice as a Functional Medicine Doctor and Clinical Director. Dr. Henri Balaguera, MD specializes in Functional Medicine, ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 25, 2018
    WACHUSETT BREWING COMPANY PARTNERS WITH CUTTYHUNK SHELLFISH FARMS AND WESTMINSTER BAKERS CO. TO CREATE 1ST EVER OYSTER CRACKER STOUT“Latest WBC creation to be available on draught throughout New England”  To celebrate the annual Westminster Cracker Festival in its hometown of Westminster, Massachusetts the brewers of Wachusett Brewing Company teamed up with Cuttyhunk Shellfish Farms and ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 25, 2018
    Bryley Systems, a Top 501 Managed IT Services Provider, Hires Beverley Wheeler as Technical Services Dispatcher/AdministratorClinton, MA – September, 2018 – Bryley Systems Inc. welcomes Beverly Wheeler as Technical Services Dispatcher/Administrator. In this newly created position, Ms. Wheeler will work directly with Bryley Systems' Technical Services department, dispatching team members and ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 25, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Kelsey Schiller, MassDevelopment, 617-330-2011 & 617-694-9695 (cell)kschiller@massdevelopment.com Loni Willey, Women’s Institute for Housing and Economic Development, 617-273-2481lwilley@wihed.orgArchitectural rendering of Shirley Commons courtesy of Dietz & Company Architects, Inc. Shirley Commons, a proposed senior housing development in Devens, will move ...read more
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    Monday, September 24, 2018
    Lisa Zorn Promoted to Indirect Lending Manager  Leominster, MA - Leominster Credit Union announces that Lisa Zorn has been promoted to Manager of Indirect Lending.  Zorn will be responsible for the management of all aspects of the Indirect Lending Department. Zorn who has more than 15 years of experience in the financial industry, joined the Credit Union in 2015 as Indirect Lending Underwriter.  ...read more
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    Monday, September 24, 2018
    Leominster Credit Union Holding Two Free Homebuyers Seminars this Fall  Leominster, MA–Leominster Credit Union is holding two free homebuyers’ seminars this fall.  Mortgage seminars will be held Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at the 910 West Boylston Street, Worcester branch and Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at LCU headquarters, 18 Adams Street, Leominster.  Both seminars are scheduled from 6:00pm – ...read more
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    Monday, September 24, 2018
    We have some exciting news! To better serve out customers, Ben Simmons, our Technology and Business consultant, has agreed to a partnership with KATT Communications. We are thrilled about the benefits that this collaboration will provide to our clients, including:A faster turnaround on installations;A stronger IT department;Broader and more comprehensive coverage;Special promotions and ...read more
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