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NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Industry veteran and a successful entrepreneur in her own right, Janet Turner joins DN Van Lines, as Director of Corporate Relocation. Ms. Turner brings with her over 40 years of combined experience in international and domestic moving and transportation services.
NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- At the recent 58th Annual International Association of Movers' (IAM) Meeting, Mr. Oded Carmi, President of DN Van Lines, was voted into the IAM Executive Committee as a Governing Member-at Large for a one-year term. The IAM Executive Committee is the governing body of the International Association of Movers.
Massachusetts Entrepreneurs in Hospitality and Textiles Team Up to Deliver ‘HOPE’ and ‘FAITH’ this Thanksgiving
FALL RIVER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- This Thanksgiving, Gary Simons of Simply Simons restaurant in Swansea, MA, and Peter Moubayed, owner of NorthEast Fleece in Fall River, MA, will deliver homemade hot turkey dinners, warm fleece blankets and a much-needed message of hope.
Team Shawnie Advocacy Group Unveils Bill H. 132 (Shawnie Bill) To Protect Massachusetts Children With Disabilities
SEEKONK, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Team Shawnie Advocacy Group, an over-watch children's advocate agency based in Seekonk, MA, has been working vigorously alongside State Representative, Steven Howitt (R), Bristol County to implement Bill H. 132 (Shawnie Bill) that would close loopholes in our Mental Health Care system in Massachusetts. Because of these loopholes, abuse of incapacitated children and adolescents occur daily.
DUXBURY, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Mom's Choice Awards has named Bounce Box as among the best in family-friendly products and services based on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal, and cost.
SALEM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Earlier this year, Rosaleen Doherty & Jay Kenney, co-owners of Right at Home Boston and North based in Salem, Massachusetts, were honored by the Right at Home national organization with the 2019 Highest Annual Multi-Territory Revenue Award. With over 400 offices under the Right at Home system each year, the Boston and North franchise was recognized as the top revenue-producing Right at Home among the US for owners with multiple units.
MONSON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- SunBug Solar, a Massachusetts-based solar solutions provider, has completed the construction of a dual-use solar-terra photovoltaic system in Monson, Massachusetts. The design of the system allows the local landowner to harvest both sun from above and crops from below on land which has been in the family for three generations.
WILMINGTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Green chemistry education nonprofit Beyond Benign partnered with Dow (NYSE: DOW) at the start of 2020 to encourage academic institutions to engage in the adoption of green chemistry in higher education. Green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that generate the least amount of harm and waste possible while maintaining excellent quality.
NED Biosystems Announces Infectious Disease Research Scientist Michael Mansour, MD, PhD to Serve as Medical Advisor
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- NED Biosystems, an innovative clinical-stage biotech company developing therapies for cancer and the novel coronavirus, is pleased to announce that Michael Mansour, MD, PhD, will serve as the Company's Medical Advisor of Infectious Disease.
FALL RIVER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The world is calling out for comfort and NorthEast Fleece is working to answer that call. As a textile industry leader, the company recently created two new blanket designs - one featuring "Hope" and the other "Faith" - as part of its "Fleece for Peace" charitable giving program.
FRANKLIN, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- RYPOS, Inc., developer, and manufacturer of advanced exhaust filtration systems that reduce particulate matter (PM) from diesel engines, is pleased to announce the release of an active, self-cleaning Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) for Carrier X4 models 7300 and 7500, 2013 and newer.
HARVARD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- iMediaAudiences (iMA) announces the appointment of Ad Operations Expert Advisory Board members: Tami DeLeeuw, Senior Manager of Advertising Operations at Ancestry.com Operations Inc. and Lee Pallotta, VP of Ad Operations at Monster Worldwide, Inc.
BROCKTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Moduline Aluminum Cabinets launches the Upfit™ Series, a new storage system for vans, trailers, box trucks and other vehicles. The Upfit Series features bold colors and anodized brushed aluminum frames that give any vehicle a sleek, clean, professional appearance. But it's more than just good looks; Upfit Series is built for performance.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- NED Biosystems, an innovative clinical-stage biotech company developing oral therapies for cancer and novel coronavirus, is pleased to announce that Nabeel El-Bardeesy, PhD and Razelle Kurzrock, MD have joined the Company's Scientific Advisory Board.
GREENFIELD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- River J. Hopkins, bestselling author of "Sometime After Midnight: A Collection of Poetry & Short Stories," now presents a world - much like our own - with hidden depths, in "Into the Forgotten Forest." It's a place rife with magic, curses, an ancient, brewing evil, and a prophecy that rests on the shoulders of a young woman and her twin brother.
ORLEANS, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Cape Living Now with Beach Road Properties is proud to announce this peaceful Cape Cod retreat in the center of BREWSTER, Massachusetts. Close to Cape Cod Bay Beaches, Kettle Ponds and all the beauty, shopping and dining of BREWSTER. Offered at $1.5 million, this exceptional property is being marketed by Guy Tunnicliffe, Broker/Real Estate Sales of Beach Road Properties in ORLEANS, Massachusetts.
New Book ‘Intrapreneurs: Who, What, How and Why’ Explores Unique World of Intrapreneurs and Business Growth
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Author and intrapreneurship expert Susan Foley, Managing Partner of Corporate Entrepreneurs LLC, is excited to announce the release of the paperback version of her latest book, "Intrapreneurs: Who, What, How and Why" (ISBN: 978-1734956900).
Aesthetic Smile Reconstruction and Smiles for Boston Heroes to Award $20,000 Complete Smile Makeover
WALTHAM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The everyday heroes who help us keep smiling deserve the same in return, so Aesthetic Smile Reconstruction is happy to announce "Smiles for Boston Heroes."
The Spiegel Center’s New Mural for Curbside Botox Provides Patients the Same Safe and Beautiful Results
NEWTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Spiegel Center plastic surgery office has created an outdoor waiting room as patients are asked to stay longer in their cars prior to doctor visits due to new COVID-19 regulations. An innovative plastic surgeon commissioned a talented local artist, Alicia Silvestri to create an original 100-square-foot mural to be painted in the parking lot for their patients.
SOMERVILLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Patent Bots today announced its Patent Law Firm Quality Scores, a new ranking of 802 U.S. patent law firms with at least 50 issued patents for the year ending March 31, 2020. Patent Bots downloaded 310,842 publicly available patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office and then used the company's AI-powered, automated patent proofreading tool to count the number of errors in each issued patent.
LAKEVILLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Lift & Care Systems announces the release of the following Resource Sheet for Massachusetts Caregivers. "We tried to gather the best resources for anyone who has a loved one who has suffered from a disability," says Dave Austin, President of Lift & Care Systems.
Avatar Construction in Massachusetts Continues to Thrive with Rapid Expansion of Commercial Construction Services Across Northeast
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Avatar Construction, Inc. announces continued expansion and record-breaking growth in 2020. While most companies have experienced a drop in business due to current events, Avatar has experienced a massive increase in both new projects and revenue.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- nipendo and Rapid Deployment Solutions (RDS) today announced a new partnership agreement for the resale of nipendo's RPA (Robotic Process Automation) platform for P2P (Purchase-to-Pay) process automation.
NEWTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Whole Beauty Salon and Spa of Newton, Massachusetts is donating free haircut or express facial to health care workers, policemen and firefighters for a duration of month of June 2020. Per Governor Baker's reopening order, a haircut service will be available as early as May 25, 2020 and spa service will be available as early as June 8, 2020.
WESTFIELD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- SunBug Solar, a Massachusetts solar energy provider with offices in Westfield and Arlington Mass., is pleased to announce the installation of its 2,000th customer. John Hoogstraten and Eileen Keegan, a couple residing in Williamsburg, Mass., are SunBug's 2,000th clients, having gone solar not once, but twice.
Parents and children can help scientists understand how the young mind grows and changes – all from home
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Parents and children can help scientists understand how the young mind grows and changes-all from home! Children Helping Science from the Parent Researcher Collaborative connects families to hundreds of web-based studies of child development and brain function.
MEDFIELD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Sturbridge Growth Partners, a boutique management consulting firm dedicated to driving profitable growth for clients through innovative approaches to pricing and value management, announced today that Tom Nagle has joined the company as an Advisory Partner.
Smart Hive offers its premium HIVE platform free to U.S. State and Local Governments allowing them to defend as one
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Smart Hive has announced that it will be offering the premium version of its platform for free, allowing state and local government to team up and defend as one. What Waze does for traffic Smart Hive does for cybersecurity.
Beyond Benign Receives Grant from MilliporeSigma to Support Green Chemistry Education at Universities
WILMINGTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Green chemistry education nonprofit Beyond Benign has received a grant from life science company MilliporeSigma to develop laboratory resources for universities. The life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada.
Baker-Polito Administration Outlines Mass. COVID-19 Surge Modeling, Response Efforts To Boost Hospital Capacity
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On Thursday, the Baker-Polito Administration’s COVID-19 Response Command Center outlined projections related to the anticipated surge of COVID-19 cases in the Commonwealth. The projections are the result of the Command Center’s work with medical experts to complete modeling of the outbreak in Massachusetts.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, announced that Dan Joyal has joined the Boston healthcare team as a Vice President.
Baker-Polito Administration Awards Nearly $1M To Promote Healthy Relationships Among Youth in Massachusetts
PITTSFIELD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- As part of Massachusetts’ continuing efforts to prevent sexual assault and teen dating violence, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito today announced nearly $1 million in grant funding to five organization partnerships across the Commonwealth working to promote healthy relationships among youth.
Lift and Care Systems Offers an Annual Inspection Program for Group Homes, Day Programs and Care Centers
LAKEVILLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Durable medical equipment such as ceiling lift systems and other patient transfer devices, pool lifts, chair lifts for stairs and platform lifts for group homes, day programs and care centers get a lot of use - a lot more use than your average residential home installation, says Lift & Care Systems.
Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Enactment Of $1M In Security Funding For Massachusetts Religious, Community Institutions
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito this week (1.6.20) joined legislators, religious leaders and advocates for a ceremonial signing of key sections of the recently-enacted supplemental budget that will triple the funding available this year to help Massachusetts houses of worship and other nonprofit groups enhance their security against hate crimes and terrorist attacks.
Baker-Polito Administration Files $74.2M Budget Bill for 2020 to Address Massachusetts Infrastructure Needs
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Baker-Polito Administration on Jan. 3, 2010 filed a $74.2 million supplemental budget bill to address ongoing critical funding needs, including $18 million to support MBTA infrastructure and safety investments, $10 million for school improvements and $4.2 million for investments in clean drinking water.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Carpe Diem Technologies, Inc. (Carpe Diem) has signed an exclusive license agreement with the University of Minnesota for the commercialization of breakthrough printed electronics technology. The technology is called SCALE (Self-aligned Capillarity-Assisted Lithography for Electronics), and is particularly suitable for printing on flexible substrates, such as paper and plastic.
SOMERVILLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Fly Together Fitness, the first pole fitness and dance studio in Somerville is open for business with classes starting on December 9. A local small business owned and operated by eleven women united by their passion for the sport, Fly Together Fitness offers Somerville and greater Boston residents a fun new fitness alternative to traditional gym workouts.
WEYMOUTH, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- "It Happened In Boston" (ISBN: 978-1733084703), a new children's board book introducing the history of Boston to young readers, is also the first in a series by Weymouth-based Great Pond Press, a publisher of books specifically created to interest children in history from a very young age.
BROCKTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- At Moduline Cabinets, we specialize in custom cabinet solutions and offer products that help our customers transform their home and garage by providing unique, high-quality military-grade aluminum cabinets, toolboxes, and accessories.
BROCKTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Whether it is for a cargo or a utility van or a trailer, Moduline Cabinets has van upfit solutions that will help maximize space in a way that promotes efficiency and functionality in work vans and vehicles. Finding tools amidst disorganization is a pain that is easily solvable with Moduline Cabinets' van upfits. Transform the company's work van, trailer, or other vehicle into an efficient workspace.
RYPOS ULETRU Filters Successfully Applied to Thermoking Engine Transportation Refrigeration Unit Models
FRANKLIN, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- RYPOS, Inc., developer, and manufacturer of advanced, exhaust filtration systems is pleased to announce the successful completion of the application engineering effort to fit their standard Ultra Low Emission Transport Refrigeration Unit Filter system to the CarrierX4 and Thermoking C650 series refrigeration units. These models use a less than 25 horsepower engine that has a seven-year emission compliance life in California.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Gluten-Free New England, LLC presents their first Greater Boston expo on Sunday, October 27, 2019, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Boston Marriott Burlington in Burlington, Mass. The event includes 75 gluten-free vendors as well as food trucks, cooking demos and educational seminars.
Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker Declares Public Health Emergency, Announces 4-Month Ban on Sale of Vape Products
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Today, Mass. Governor Charlie Baker declared a public health emergency in response to confirmed and suspected cases of severe lung disease associated with the use of e-cigarettes and marijuana vaping products in the Commonwealth.
The Learning Center for the Deaf Outpatient Audiology Clinic in Massachusetts Welcomes MassHealth Members
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The outpatient Audiology Clinic at The Learning Center for the Deaf has been credentialed as a MassHealth provider, increasing access to their comprehensive audiological and hearing aid services for children and adults.
Brain Assessment Research Center Launches US division (BrainARC-America) headed by leading Neuroscience experts
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Brain ARC Chur Switzerland partners with Sadar Psychological Services (Philadelphia) and Boston NeuroDynamics (Boston) to launch Brain ARC America, in order to bring more cutting edge evaluations to improve treatment for common brain disorders and a myriad of other issues such as including how to improve your brain to increase its efficiency in everyday life.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- An analysis of multiple online rating sources has shed light as to whom Boston-area plastic surgical patients consider the area's top plastic surgeon. According to actual patient ratings gathered from five different rating platforms, Dr. Jeffery Spiegel, of The Spiegel Center, was ranked as the area's top plastic surgeon.
CS Recitations, a Coding School Start-Up for Kids, Finds Success in Massachusetts, Opens New Location in Natick
NATICK, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- CS Recitations, a start-up coding school for kids and teens, announces the opening of a new location on Michigan Drive in Natick. What started in 2017 as a modest one-room school aimed at providing computer science classes to local students has doubled enrollment every year, leading to the opening of a new, larger facility this September.
BROCKTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Leading military-grade aluminum cabinet manufacturer, Moduline Cabinets, launched a redesigned website to provide a better user experience. The newly designed website features a re-brand of Moduline Cabinets' logo and color theme, as well as enhancements that include easier navigation and improvements to page speed and design for the shop, product, and information pages.
Factory Collision & Restoration Earns Official Certification and Prestigious Top Automaker Recognition
WEYMOUTH, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Factory Collision & Restoration has been officially Certified by Assured Performance, a non-profit consumer advocacy organization for maintaining the right tools, equipment, training and facilities necessary to repair the participating Automaker brand vehicles according to the manufacturer's specifications.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Following a meeting with state officials at the Massachusetts Office of Business Development (MOBD), the Massachusetts Center for Employee Ownership (MassCEO) is pleased to announce it has secured $50,000 in state funding for its annual operating budget.
FORESTDALE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- SunRa Solar, Inc. adds battery storage as an option for new solar energy system installations and as a retrofit for existing systems. The company is responding to the needs of Massachusetts homeowners to overcome reliability concerns.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- More than a quarter of people in America's public places are somehow occupied with digital devices. That's according to a new visual survey by The Technoskeptic. The magazine examined behavior at various urban crossroads across the country, categorizing different modes of digital distraction. The results make up the cover story of their summer issue, available nationally beginning June 24.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Keto and Co, maker of the #1 best-selling brownie mix on Amazon, announces the launch of its grocery wholesale program. With this expansion, Keto and Co will bring its popular line of delicious, delightfully low-carb foods right to the grocery store shelf.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Lupus Research Alliance has awarded its 2019 Lupus Insight Prize to Ignacio Sanz, MD, for discovering that certain little-understood immune system cells are a major source of the harmful proteins that promote lupus symptoms. His work could spark new treatments for the disease and help doctors determine which patients could benefit from current drugs.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- HomeWiz, an HVAC and electrical service company based in Belmont, Massachusetts, is pleased to announce that the company is now licensed in New Hampshire and Maine, and will begin to serve residential customers in the Greater New Hampshire and Southern Maine Seacoast area.
PRINCETON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Cornerstone Ranch, Princeton, MA with land in Rutland, celebrates summer serving up delicious local, premium ice cream, pony rides, horse drawn rides, farm tours, and trail rides. New expansion features ice cream flavors named after horses!
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Join the Boston Bruins at the liveliest lupus walk Boston has ever seen! The lupus community will gather for the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Boston "Walk with Us to Cure Lupus" 9 a.m., Saturday, June 1, 2019 in DCR's Baxter Park at Assembly Row in Somerville, Mass.
FORESTDALE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- SunRa Solar, a seasoned solar energy system installer serving Eastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod, is announcing their new strategy to expand product offerings aimed at Massachusetts homeowners. By widening their solar panel portfolio, refining options to add battery storage and electric vehicle chargers, and simplifying processes, the company expects a greater number of Massachusetts families will find their own path to energy savings and self-sufficiency.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), along with U.S. Representatives Richard Neal (D-Mass.), Stephen F. Lynch (D-Mass.), William Keating (D-Mass.), Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-Mass.), Katherine Clark (D-Mass.), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), and Lori Trahan (D-Mass.), today announced that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will receive a total of $61,358,349 in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).
Mass. Gov. Baker Signs Executive Order Reaffirming Governor’s Council to Address Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- This past week (April 10), Mass. Governor Charlie Baker signed an Executive Order Reaffirming and Reconstituting the Governor’s Council to Address Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence. Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announced the Executive Order and the 2019 Action Plan at a meeting of the Governor’s Council to Address Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Sherlock Holmes fans! Boston University writers created a new TV series based on Stephen King's "The Doctor's Case" short story. "Holmes Legacy: The Doctor's Cases" is a six-episode drama about an older Dr. John Watson, who uses his memories of Sherlock Holmes to foil a new Moriarty and protect present-day London. Experience the live staged reading by professional actors at WBUR's CitySpace from 12-3 p.m. on April 27-28, 2019.
LAKEVILLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Lift & Care Systems is proud to carry Access Unlimited's Multi-Lift and Glide n Go wheelchair to car transfer devices. The Access Unlimited Multi-Lift is designed to be used primarily with cars, but it can also be used for vans, trucks or SUVs.
PRINCETON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Cornerstone Ranch started out 18 years ago with 24 acres in Princeton. A recent land acquisition of 31 acres in Rutland more than doubles the size of this woman-owned and operated business.
Best Friends Pet Hotel Opens New Facility in Tyngsborough MA Focused on Fun, Safe and Relaxing Pet Care
TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Best Friends Pet Hotel is inviting pet-owning families to the new facility's grand opening celebration on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will offer free pet portraits with digital downloads, treats for pets at the Best Friends Treat Truck, refreshments for all guests, dog demonstrations, and tours of the new facility offering the latest in pet care.
Inclusive Fitness Approach Strengthens People of All Abilities at Unified Health & Performance (UHP)
LANCASTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Unified Health & Performance (UHP), a distinctive fitness center located in Lancaster, Massachusetts aspires to be a presence in inclusive athletics. Founded in 2016 with a mission to enable people with and without disabilities to train alongside one another, UHP members encompass a wide range of athletes with personal fitness goals including those from high school and collegiate sports programs, marathon runners, and individuals.