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    Tuesday, August 20, 2019
    Clinton Savings Bank has promoted its senior vice president, finance chief and treasurer Richard Hayward, Jr. to executive vice president.  Hayward, a 2013 40 Under Forty winner in 2013, will continue to act as CFO and treasurer.  In the expanded role, he’s responsible for all fiscal operations including finance, accounting, insurance, investments, budgets, regulatory agency and government ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 20, 2019
     By DANIEL MONAHAN | dmonahan@sentinelandenterprise.com | Sentinel & EnterprisePUBLISHED: August 14, 2019 at 3:57 pm | UPDATED: August 14, 2019 at 3:57 pm     LEOMINSTER — In the digital age, becoming familiar with and understanding new technologies is important for people of all ages and students at the Boys and Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster rolled up their sleeves Wednesday to start ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 20, 2019
      Nashoba Valley Technical High School is one of just 17 schools — and the only regional vocational school —  in Massachusetts to receive the Early College Designation announced by Gov. Charlie Baker earlier this summer. A partnership between Nashoba Tech and Middlesex Community College will allow Nashoba Tech students the option of earning 12 or more college credits on campus at no charge to ...read more
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    Thursday, August 15, 2019
    Lunenburg Family Practice and Steward Medical Group Welcome Family Medicine Physician Krupa Patel, MD    Ayer, MA – Nashoba Valley Medical Center and Lunenburg Family Practice-Steward Medical Group (SMG) are pleased to welcome Family Medicine Physician Krupa Patel, MD, to the medical staff.  Dr. Patel provides primary care services to patients of all ages and is accepting new patients.“Dr. ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 14, 2019
    Matthew S. Sosik, CEO of Hometown Financial Group, Inc., announced that Karen Yancik has been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President, Senior Compliance and Risk Management Officer. Yancik has responsibility for internal audit, compliance and risk management for the subsidiary banks of Hometown Financial Group; bankESB, bankHometown and Abington Bank.  Yancik joined the company in 1987 ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 14, 2019
    Mount Wachusett Community College Gateway to College Program Receives National Recognition 4th Year in a Row  (NEW HAVEN)--Achieving the Dream’s Gateway to College program at Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) has received a Program Excellence Award in recognition of exceeding all four benchmarks used to assess the performance of Gateway to College programs nationwide. The four benchmarks ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 14, 2019
    PFML NEWSSummary of Recent UpdatesOver the last several months, the Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) has issued a number of updates to its website.  These updates clarify questions that we’ve received from the stakeholder community and aim to provide employers and employees with greater certainty in understanding the operations of the program.  For your convenience, we are summarizing ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 14, 2019
    We are thrilled to announce our newly appointed President & CEO, Kory Eng, effective August 12, 2019. Kory's experience is deeply rooted in the United Way experience and commitment to community-based organizations. We are so excited to bring on Eng's new energy and vision, and to build on the success of making our community a better place - for all!LEARN MORE  
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    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    Now is the Best Time to Purchase a Generator for your Home!   The thought of a natural disaster can be frightening! Think of the recent tornadoes on Cape Cod – we pray that those who experienced loss of property will recover quickly.  You can prepare now for the unexpected … Consider purchasing a generator for your home in the event of a loss of power … and save $500 by acting now!  The phone ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    At Nashoba Air, We Give a Whole Lot More …  We supply a high-efficiency air cleaner with every Lennox or Goodman furnace we install and include a free one-year maintenance on Lennox or Goodman heating and air conditioner installations.  In addition, when you purchase and install a 98% efficient Lennox furnace through September, Nashoba Air will give you afreeLennox iComfort S30 Thermostat®, a ...read more
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    Monday, August 12, 2019
    Featured Articles for August 2019  Credit Reports: What You Should KnowPeriodically reviewing your credit report is an effective way to prevent credit card fraud and could alert you to signs of identity theft.Tax Deductions for Teachers and Educators As the new school year begins, teachers, administrators, and aides should remember to keep track of education-related expenses that could help ...read more
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    Thursday, August 08, 2019
    Arciero Legislation to Assist Veterans with PTSDin State Colleges and Universities By: JOYCE PELLINO CRANE   State Rep. James Arciero, an eight-year member of the Joint Committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs, announced recently the filing of legislation to assist active duty service personnel and veterans in state colleges and universities suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder ...read more
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    Thursday, August 08, 2019
    Groton Wellness is excited to announce SMART: Stress Management and Resiliency TrainingBeginning August 29 from 5:30 pm - 8 pmAbout The Smart Program Stress is an inflammatory brain-body response that causes or exacerbates symptoms and illnesses. The overall purpose of the SMART program is to provide knowledge and guidance towards developing the attitudes and behaviors that counter stress, reduce ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 07, 2019
              Thank you Bodylines Clients & Fans!   #bodylinesstrong   You're dedication and support has filled our hearts and has given us the energy to persevere during this challenging time.  So...THANK YOU!!! YOU are inspiring us!!    TEMPORARY LOCATION OPENING:  SEPTEMBER 1st  Literally, right next door to our Harvard studio, in the Appleworks building! We are planning ...read more
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    Monday, August 05, 2019
    Maintenance Volunteer on WWII USS Cassin Young Tells Its Story at Ft. Devens Museum              Visitors at Ft. Devens Museum on August 17 at 1:00 PM can hear the story of the World War II United States Ship Cassin Young from one of the ship’s present-day tour guides and “Wrench-Turner” crew members. The ship is now a floating museum in Boston National Historic Park, a companion to the USS ...read more
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    Thursday, August 01, 2019
    By Catherine Carlock  – Real Estate Editor, Boston Business JournalJul 3, 2019, 6:20am EDT  Wachusett Brewing Co., the state’s third-largest brewery by production, plans to open a third brewery and tap room in Cambridge’s Harvard Square this fall. The facility will open at 33 Dunster St., formerly the home of John Harvard’s Brewery & Ale House, and feature a 15-barrel brewhouse, 16 rotating ...read more
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    Thursday, August 01, 2019
    ROLLSTONE BANK & TRUST DONATES $1,000 TO SUPPORT UPGRADE OF FITCHBURG FIRE DEPARTMENT MONUMENT  Fitchburg, MA (July 31, 2019) – Rollstone Bank & Trust Foundation today donated $1,000 to the Fitchburg Fire Department to support the upgrade of its monument to fallen firefighters on display at Fitchburg’s Upper Common. The monument upgrade is set to include 256 names of departed Fitchburg Fire ...read more
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    Tuesday, July 30, 2019
      Groton Road (Route 40) Construction Detour Takes Effect on July 31By: LAUREN HORTON   Plan for extra time later this week if you normally travel on Groton Road (Route 40) near the intersection of Route 3. The road will be closed to through traffic at Gilson Brook near the ACE Hardware Plaza for approximately five days, starting Wednesday evening, to replace the existing culvert with a new ...read more
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    Monday, July 29, 2019
    The highlight of the year for affordable housing production and preservation occurred on July 18th with the announcement of funding awards in the annual rental housing funding round to 28 affordable housing projects in Massachusetts. When Governor Baker signed the $1.8 billion Housing Bond bill last year – the largest the state has ever seen – it was clear that the Baker-Polito Administration ...read more
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    Monday, July 29, 2019
    State and Federal Tax Intercept on Delinquent Employer Accounts MGL Chapter 151A §15(f) and MGL Chapter 7A, §§ 3, 8, 15, 18, & 19 authorize the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (Department of Unemployment Assistance) to recover delinquent tax contributions through State and Federal intercepts. The tax intercept process Federal and state laws require state agencies to recover delinquent tax ...read more
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    Tuesday, July 23, 2019
    Shirley gas station work continuesSentinel & Enterprise Staff UPDATED:   07/22/2019 10:26:57 AM EDT     Shirley Water District technician Brian Boomgaarden drills down to disconnect an existing water line at the former Citgo gas station on Main Street, making way for construction of a new gas station/mini mart/liquor store slated for the site and set for completion later this year. (M.E. ...read more
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    Monday, July 22, 2019
    Station Brightening Work ContinuesSince April, Keolis and MBTA teams have been working across the entire commuter rail network to provide stations with a deep cleaning, new lighting, landscaping and repairs. Work to refresh passenger areas will improve the passenger experience and make commuter rail a more attractive option for commuters and leisure travelers.  In May, crews power-washed ...read more
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    Monday, July 22, 2019
    Summertime is finally here, and for some of us, that means we are experiencing pool envy.  If you're thinking about having a pool installed in your backyard so that you and your family and friends can enjoy refreshing swims all summer long, it's a good idea to review BBB's tips for hiring a pool contractor before you ask for your first estimate.  BBB received over 1,600 complaints about pool ...read more
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    Monday, July 22, 2019
    Golden Girl Receives International Flavor Award  Madison, WI (June 26, 2019) - Golden Girl Granola’s Chocolate Decadence granola took third place in the “Granola” category at the 2019 Artisan Flave Awards. Organized by the International Flavor Awards, LLC, the competition included specialty, craft-made artisan granola companies from around the world. Golden Girl Granola stood out on an ...read more
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    Monday, July 01, 2019
    Department of Family and Medical Leave - NewsletterJuly 1, 2019       Determining Your Total Workforce  As a Massachusetts employer, your responsibility for making contributions under the Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) law (MGL c. 175M) depends on the makeup of your workforce. To make sure you're remitting the correct ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    Information relative to the Ayer Rail Trail Commuter Parking and Access Improvement Project On April 29, 2019 construction will commence on the Ayer Rail Trail Commuter Parking and Access Improvement Project. As a result, the Ayer Rail Trail Parking Lot will be closed for construction from April 29, 2019 through December 31, 2019. This project has been in the making for over 20 years and we are ...read more
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