MASSACHUSETTS NEWS

MASSACHUSETTS NEWS

Business, Entertainment and Technology News from Massachusetts, USA

MASSACHUSETTS NEWS

MASSACHUSETTS NEWS
Business, Entertainment and Technology News from Massachusetts, USA

Now There’s an App That Reminds Us to Put Down Our Phones and Enhance Human Connections

ORLANDO, Fla., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today Mode, a new smartphone app that makes us more mindful of how we use our devices, debuts in the app stores. The Mode app tracks time spent in different modes of day-to-day life without interruption. It encourages users to put down their phones and to be more deliberate with technology use, enriching their lives and their human connections. Mode reminds us to enjoy life untethered from constant emails, texts and notifications.

EPIC’s Suzannah Gill to Present at Japan-America Society of Georgia’s ‘Attracting and Retaining Top Talent: Best Cultural, Legal Benefits Practices’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., June 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill will present at Japan-America Society of Georgia's (JASG) "Attracting & Retaining Top Talent: Best Cultural, Legal Benefits Practices" on Wednesday, June 29 at 4 p.m. at Barnes & Thornburg in Atlanta, Ga.

EPIC’s Bill Cosgrove and Mark Niebuhr to Present at Globalaw’s European Regional Meeting in Amsterdam

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal and Practice Leader for the Financial Risk Solutions Practice Bill Cosgrove and Senior Vice President Mark Niebuhr will present at Globalaw ERM Amsterdam on Saturday, June 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at the Sofitel Legend the Grand Hotel in Amsterdam.
Transformative Moments

New Webcast Network Invites Participation in Inspiring Events

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- A new Internet service co-created by Growthnet and students from Stanford, Cambridge, the Sorbonne and Tsinghua University, invites participants to witness and even join in "Transformative Moments," meaning peak events experienced by people as diverse as new mothers, scientific researchers, musicians, the deaf-blind, and famous authors.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Gathered with Manatee County Area Law Enforcement to Honor Fallen Officers

BRADENTON, Fla., May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Personal Injury and Civil Trial Lawyer Bernard F. Walsh attended a ceremony honoring fallen officers of law enforcement who paid the ultimate sacrifice in keeping our citizens and community safe. The event, presented by Manatee Lodge 70 Fraternal Order of Police, drew law enforcement and legal community officials from the Sarasota-Manatee County area as wells public officials from Florida's State government and our community.

Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. Offers Gratitude to Veterans for Assuring Our Nation’s Liberty

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. today extolled the virtue of all the women and men who have served our country so courageously and admirably over the years. Their efforts ensured our freedom and that of our children for decades to come. We are forever indebted to their commitment and steadfast fealty.

Enjoying Your Green Spaces Safely This Summer

CLEVELAND, Ohio, May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Enjoying the great outdoors is one of the many things summer offers, says Project EverGreen. Whether it is hiking or camping at a state or national park, going to your community park for a picnic or simply having fun in your own backyard, enjoying green spaces is a summer ritual.

Remo MORE new update empowers parents to control kids over-usage of smart devices

BANGALORE, India, May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Remo Software today announced a new feature called "Controlled Access Mode" for Remo MORE. This new feature offers one of the most requested updates which adds new capability that allows to block apps and internet usage.

VLP Law Group LLP Continues Growth with Addition of Corporate Partner Chris Laukenmann

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Chris Laukenmann has joined the firm's Corporate Practice Group as a partner based in California. Mr. Laukenmann's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities, finance, private equity, venture capital, general corporate, restructuring and regulatory compliance across industries.

Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. Sees Cancer Research Month As Ideal Time to Provide Free Access to Cancer Study Data

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. today said it agrees with Vice President Joe Biden that the lives of more cancer victims could be saved if cancer researchers were able to more freely access published studies and, most importantly, their underlying data.
Governor Charlie Baker

Mass. Governor Baker Signs Landmark Opioid Legislation into Law

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ — On Monday, at the State House, Governor Charlie Baker signed landmark legislation into law to address the deadly opioid...
Winter Coat Drive

Winter Coat Drive: South Shore and Cape Cod Coat Drive Now Collecting Coats for Those in Need

BRIDGEWATER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Family-owned Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Homes has announced their fourth annual Winter Coat Drive for those in need. And if you were living in Massachusetts last winter, you remember not only how the snow kept coming and coming, but that it was so cold for so long that it didn't melt for months.
Raising C. diff. Awareness

Third Annual International Raising C. diff. Awareness Conference and Health Expo comes to Boston

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Clostridium difficile (C.difficile) caused almost half a million infections among patients in the United States in a single year. A worldwide panel of experts, hosted by the C Diff Foundation, will gather at the 3rd Annual International Raising C. diff. Awareness Conference and Health Expo in Boston on November 9, to discuss vital information for healthcare professionals.
Group therapy service

Group therapy service initiates program to provide psychological support for refugees from Middle East

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- An Internet group therapy service has initiated a program to provide psychological support for the thousands of refugees from the Middle East and North Africa who are currently trekking across Europe seeking new homes. In cooperation with the Adelina Foundation and Friends Beyond Borders, Growthnet, a U.S. company that offers various kinds of group counseling via web conferencing, is offering no-cost online sessions to any refugee who applies, according to its CEO, John Toomey.
Worcester Animal Rescue League

Worcester Animal Rescue League Awarded $1,000 Grant from 'I’m Animal Friendly' License Plate Fund

WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Worcester Animal Rescue League is thrilled to announce that they are a recipient of a 2015 grant from...
fox kit was rehabilitated

Cape Wildlife Center Selected for Sept. 15 Whole Foods 5-percent Day

BARNSTABLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Cape Wildlife Center, one of New England’s largest and most diverse wildlife rehabilitation facilities, has been selected as the...
Vexti Corporation

Vexti Signs License Agreement for Nanotech Patents from Brown University and Northeastern University

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Vexti Corporation announced on July 21 that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Northeastern University and Brown University based on research and intellectual property in the fields of antimicrobial surface coating and surface modification technologies.
Samuel Washington Allen

African American Literary Figure Samuel Washington Allen to be honored at Memorial Celebration in Boston

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- A public memorial celebration will be held Saturday, October 10, at 2 p.m. ET. at the Museum of African American History, 46 Joy Street, Beacon Hill, Boston, to celebrate the life and legacy of Samuel Washington Allen - who also wrote under the pen name of Paul Vesey. The noted poet, professor, lawyer and translator passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at the age of 97 on June 27, 2015.
Dan Houston

EPIC Insurance's Daniel Houston to Speak on Insurance and Risk for Cyber Technology and Privacy at CFO Risk Management Summit

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Cyber threats are one of the most significant risks businesses and individuals face today, says EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants. High profile breaches in the past few years have highlighted the substantial impact and significant costs associated with these attacks. And the breaches we hear about are just the tip of the iceberg, since information about an attack may not be revealed to the public if no personal data is stolen.
Stranded Sea Turtles at Cape Wildlife Center

Wildlife Rescuers get novel 'perk' from Cape Cod Chat House Gallery and Cape Wildlife Center

BARNSTABLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- For most wildlife rescuers, saving an animal’s life is a reward in itself, but these good Samaritans now have...
Forerun UrgiChart

Forerun Inc. joins the Urgent Care Integrated Network (UCIN) as a Premier Partner

WALTHAM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Forerun Inc. announces it has joined the Urgent Care Integrated Network (UCIN) as a Premier Partner to help better serve the Urgent Care healthcare market with UrgiChart - an intuitive electronic health record system enabling physicians to document efficiently while streamlining clinical decision making thus freeing up more time for patient interaction and increasing operational improvement.
Southwick's Zoo 50th Anniversary

Southwick’s Zoo is celebrating 50 years as one of New England's favorite destinations

MENDON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ --This year Southwick’s Zoo is celebrating 50 years as one of New England’s favorite destinations. The zoo’s humble beginnings trace...
Governor Charlie Baker

Baker, DeLeo, Rosenberg Initiate Taxpayer Protection Analysis of Boston 2024 Olympic Bid

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On Monday (June 1), Mass. Governor Charlie Baker, House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Stan Rosenberg announced...
Forerun UrgiChart

Forerun UrgiChart Joins ADP AdvancedMD Marketplace

WALTHAM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Forerun Inc. today announced it has joined the ADP(R) AdvancedMD(R) Marketplace to help private medical practices in urgent care by providing UrgiChart - an intuitive electronic health record enabling physicians to document efficiently, freeing up more time for patient interaction, streamlining clinical decision-making and increasing operational improvement.
784 Broadway

Former FBI Agent James Ring Turns Back the Clock with Release of '784 Broadway' Novel

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- James A. Ring, author of the 5-star terrorist thriller 'Necessary Assets,' has shifted genres with his second book, '784 Broadway' (ISBN: 978-1506164182), where he brings to life his immigrant Italian heritage by recounting summer visits to his family's small greengrocer store in New York's Hudson Valley, Omni Publishing Company announced today.
Nick d'Arbeloff

Nick d'Arbeloff joins SunBug Solar as VP Commercial Business

ARLINGTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- SunBug Solar, an established solar energy installation company based in Arlington and Somerville, Mass., today announced that Nick d'Arbeloff has joined the SunBug team as VP of Commercial Business.
Kitten Shower

Worcester Animal Rescue League 'Kitten Shower' for Spring 2015 Helps Feed Influx of Kitties

WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- For many animal shelters, the spring means more than just flowers and showers—it also means kitten season. While more...

EVENT TONIGHT: Harvard Innovation Challenge 2015: Student Showcase and Award Ceremony April 9 at Harvard Faculty Club

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Harvard College Student Startup Showcase and Award Reception will take place Thursday, April 9, 2015, from 6-8 p.m. in the Harvard Faculty Club, according to Tiffany Lazo-Cedre, Co-Director of the i3 Innovation Challenge. i3 has grown to engage about 240 students on 85 teams and over 90 alumni and other professional judges and mentors each year.
SunBug Solar

Massachusetts Green Tech Firm, SunBug Solar, wins SunPower 2014 'Commercial Regional Dealer of the Year' Award

ARLINGTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- SunBug Solar, an Arlington- and Somerville-based solar installer and SunPower Commercial Dealer, has received the SunPower 'Commercial Regional Dealer of the Year' award for its outstanding performance in 2014. SunBug has been a consistent and engaged SunPower partner since 2011.
$1,177 for Worcester Animal Rescue League

Home Instead Senior Care of Greater Worcester County and MetroWest Facebook Fundraiser raises $1,177 for Worcester Animal Rescue League

WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Worcester Animal Rescue League today announced that a February fundraiser brought needed support to their efforts in rescuing...
Stranded Sea Turtles at Cape Wildlife Center

Unraveling the Mystery of the Cape's Stranded Sea Turtles at Cape Wildlife Center 'Wildlife on Tap' Lecture Series

BARNSTABLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Sea turtles were stranded on the Cape in record numbers this winter – more than 1,200 in about a...
Worcester Animal Rescue League

WAGTIME 2015: Dance ‘til the Pets Get Homes! Help support non-profit Worcester Animal Rescue League

WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Kick off those snow boots, slip into your dancing shoes and join us for a spectacular evening in the...
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh

Boston Mayor Walsh Launches CEASE Boston, Part of National Initiative to Fight Sex Trafficking

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On Friday, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the launch of CEASE Boston (Cities Empowered Against Sexual Exploitation), a...
Governor Charlie Baker

Mass. Gov. Baker Appoints Paul Sagan to Chair Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On Friday, Mass. Governor Charlie Baker announced the appointment of Paul Sagan to chair the 11-member Board of Elementary...
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh

Boston Mayor Walsh Launches Photography Exhibition at City Hall in Honor of Women's History Month

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On Thursday, in honor of Women’s History Month, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined the Office of Arts &...
Governor Charlie Baker

Mass. Governor Baker Unveils Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Proposal

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, the Baker-Polito Administration filed a budget proposal with the Legislature for Fiscal Year 2016 that right-sizes state...
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh

Boston Mayor Walsh Appoints Claudia Correa As Neighborhood Liaison For East Boston

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that he has selected East Boston resident Claudia Correa as East...
Cape Wildlife Center

Cape Wildlife Center and Fund for Animals announce 'Seals: Beauty and the Beast' Focus of Feb. 25 Wildlife on Tap Lecture

BARNSTABLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Sharon Young, Marine Issues Field Director for the Humane Society of the United States and a former marine mammal...
Truebridge

Truebridge's new cybersecurity content will draw customers into their bank's or credit union's financial library

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Truebridge, Inc., a content marketing company serving the financial industry, is excited to announce the newest update to its Content Marketing System. Threats to cyber security have become increasingly prevalent over the last few years.
Cape Wildlife Center

Wildlife on Tap: Whale Expert Michael Moore to discuss 'How We all Kill Whales'

BARNSTABLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- As part of Cape Wildlife Center’s Wildlife on Tap lecture series, Dr. Michael Moore, director of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s Marine Mammal Center and a recognized international expert on whales, will discuss "How We All Kill Whales," Wednesday, January 21, 2015 from 6-8 p.m.
WARL adopt a pet

Worcester Animal Rescue League invites families to Bring a Pet Home for the Holidays

WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- "Everyone deserves to spend the holidays with their family and friends—our furry friends are no exception," says Worcester Animal Rescue League (WARL). WARL is having a special promotion this weekend to encourage adoptions. From Friday, December 12 through Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, adoption fees on adult cats and dogs will be lowered. And on Saturday, December 13, from 12 to 3 p.m., WARL will be hosting a special book signing by Sheri Bready Photography.
Miller Recycling

America Recycles Day celebrated in Massachusetts by Miller Recycling Corporation

MANSFIELD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Miller Recycling Corporation celebrates America Recycles Day today by applauding all individuals who make a strong effort to recycle as part of daily life, and encouraging all to learn more about recycling and the industry. America Recycles Day, started in 1997, takes place every November 15 in a nationwide effort to promote and celebrate recycling in the U.S.
Replikins Global Surveillance System

Replikins Global Surveillance System Data to be presented at Boston University School of Medicine's Distinguished Speaker Series

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Replikins Global Surveillance System's analysis of the Ebola virus show the highest ever peaks in Ebola Gene Replikin Counts in the years 2012 and 2013. Such genomic increases predicted the current worst ever Ebola outbreak. A recent sudden drop in the Replikin Counts may signal an early end to the current outbreak if adequate public health measures are implemented for containment of Ebola virus already in human hosts.

Mass. nonprofit, Room to Grow, awarded grant from Mabel Louise Riley Foundation

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Room to Grow, a nonprofit organization in Boston, was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from the Mabel Louise Riley Foundation to continue its important work providing “social work support and material resources to families raising babies in poverty during the critical first three years of life.”
Rep. Brian Mannal and his wife, Sara

Massachusetts Rep. Mannal and Senator Wolf Honored as Humane Legislators by Animal Rights Orgs

BARNSTABLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Fund for Animals Cape Wildlife Center and The Humane Society of the United States this week announced that they have co-presented Mass. State Rep. Brian Mannal (D Barnstable) and State Senator Daniel Wolf (D Harwich) with 2014 Humane Legislator Awards.
EARTH Limited

Southwick’s Zoo Event to benefit EARTH Limited, and their mission to educate the public about animal conservation

MENDON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Earth Bash is non-profit EARTH Limited’s biggest event of 2014. Guests can spend a special evening at Southwick’s Zoo in Mendon, Mass. and enjoy food, drinks, and entertainment. All of the proceeds will go towards EARTH Limited, and their mission to educate the public about animal conservation and support environmental programs.
Worcester Animal Rescue League

Worcester Animal Rescue League hosts the Bow Wow Luau 2014

WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The dog days of summer bring more than just sultry heat to animal shelters. As the temperatures rise, so does the need for supplies to keep sheltered dogs happy and healthy during the summer months. With the growing number of homeless dogs and puppies, these supplies are vital for improving these dogs’ quality of life. Each July, the Worcester Animal Rescue League hosts the Bow Wow Luau, a “supply raiser” to restock their pantry with items their sheltered dogs need.
Environmental Compliance Services

Pangean-CMD Associates acquired by Environmental Compliance Services Inc. as part of nationwide expansion

AGAWAM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Environmental Compliance Services, Inc. (ECS) today announced the completion of the acquisition of the corporate assets and remarkable human talent of Pangean-CMD Associates, Inc. (PCMD) of Woodstock, Ga. This acquisition, the largest in ECS' 32-year history, will drive ECS' evolution by expanding the market areas the company serves.
EARTH Limited

Celebrate Summer Solstice 2014 with Massachusetts Zoo Animals

MENDON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Fans of Southwick’s Zoo know how much fun it is to spend a day observing and learning about exotic animals. But most don’t get to experience the special serenity that comes over the zoo after hours, or view the animals that are more active after dinnertime. On Friday, June 20, 2014, Southwick’s Zoo invites patrons to embark on an evening adventure from 6 to 9 p.m.
Weitz & Luxenberg

Massachusetts Community Schools file lawsuit against Monsanto Company and its corporate successors to recover cost of PCB's cleanup

WESTPORT, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Town of Westport and Westport Community Schools have taken an important step to protect the health of students, teachers, administrators, and others who work in or visit schools in Westport. They filed a lawsuit against Monsanto Company and its corporate successors to recover the costs of removing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB's) from their schools, says Weitz and Luxenberg.
Ms. Yun-Ju Choi

Coalition for a Better Acre welcomes Ms. Yun-Ju Choi as New Executive Director

LOWELL, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Coalition for a Better Acre in Lowell today announced the hiring of Yun-Ju Choi as the organization's new Executive Director. Coalition for a Better Acre is a nonprofit membership-based community development corporation dedicated to resident empowerment and sustainable community revitalization for current and future residents of Lowell and the Merrimack Valley.
EARTH Limited

Members of non-profit EARTH Limited, Southwick’s Zoo, can visit the zoo at no cost on May 17, 2014

MENDON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Southwick’s Zoo recently opened for the season, and has been bustling with visitors ever since. Do you prefer to visit the zoo when it is less crowded? On Saturday, May 17th, members of EARTH Limited, an environmentally-conscious non-profit located inside Southwick’s Zoo, will have the opportunity to visit the zoo at no cost from 6 to 8 p.m.
Kitten Shower

April Brings Kitten Showers: Worcester Animal Rescue League hosts annual event for 2014

WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- For many animal shelters, the spring means more than just flowers and showers -- it means "kitten season." While more kittens are born in the spring, the number of homeless kittens is also on the rise, says Worcester Animal Rescue League. It can be a trying time for shelters, since so many new animals to care for means a drain on resources.
Worcester Animal Rescue League

Worcester Animal Rescue League is hosting their second annual Wagtime Fundraiser March 28

WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On Friday, March 28, 2014, from 7 to 10 p.m., Worcester Animal Rescue League is hosting their second annual Wagtime Fundraiser. This is an opportunity for the public to get involved in helping improve the lives of animals in a new way.
CEO Stewart Rose

Truebridge Helps East Cambridge Savings Bank Boost Revenue with Financial Content Marketing

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Truebridge, Inc., a Boston-based financial marketing company, today announced East Cambridge Savings Bank's launch of their online Financial Answer Center. Their implementation of the Truebridge Content Marketing System is one of many examples of financial institutions turning to targeted content to increase revenue.
Education Protector

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center acquires Altus Specialty Group's Program Business

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC) a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced it has acquired certain assets of program specialist Altus Specialty Group (ASG), namely the program book of business. The acquisition of this business comes on the heels of EPIC's November 2013 announcement of plans to pursue national expansion, backed by capital from The Carlyle Group and Stone Point Capital.
NEEBC Massachusetts

NEEBC will hold a program on the outlook for the Massachusetts health insurance marketplace on February 6 in Waltham

WALTHAM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The New England Employee Benefits Council (NEEBC) will hold a program on the outlook for the Massachusetts health insurance...
NEEBC Massachusetts

NEEBC Announces Five Massachusetts Companies Win Best Practices Awards

WALTHAM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The New England Employee Benefits Council today announced that it has awarded five companies with Best Practices awards at its Best Practices Conference 'Employers at the Head of the Class.' The NEEBC awards were presented to companies that best exhibit innovation and creativity in the planning and delivery of their employee benefit programs.

Jean Yang, Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority Executive Director, to Speak at Massachusetts NEEBC Luncheon

WALTHAM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The New England Employee Benefits Council (NEEBC) will hold a Benefits Club Luncheon “Massachusetts Health Connector: Looking Back/Looking Forward”...
Retail Expert Doug Fleener

Retail Expert Doug Fleener of Dynamic Experiences Group offers Tips for Being Nice to Retail Employees on Black Friday 2013

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Although much of the focus around holiday shopping is on door busting deals and 'Black Friday' madness, retail and customer experience expert Doug Fleener, president and managing partner of retail consultancy Dynamic Experiences Group LLC in Boston, says it's important for shoppers to remember the retail employees who make it all happen.
JTAG boundary scan training

At Boston event, Etoolsmiths and XJTAG's workshop leaders will explain how JTAG boundary scan can be used in product development

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Etoolsmiths and XJTAG today announced a free JTAG boundary scan training workshop at the Regus Waltham Center, Massachusetts on December 3, 2013. Free lunch will be provided. Taking a hands-on approach, the free workshop will be of interest to engineers in design, development, test and production, with a comprehensive introduction to JTAG boundary scan and the IEEE 1149.x standard.
Boston Interiors

Award-winning Boston Interior Design Firm Transforms Drawing Room in Renowned Glen Magna Estate

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Donna Terry, an award winning Boston interior designer, today announced the launch of her new location: Boston Design and Interiors, Inc., located at 75 Arlington Street. The Boston interior design company provides discriminating clients with a full range of design services, from single room remodeling and decorating to extensive multi-tiered design projects for estates.

New England Employee Benefits Council's Conference Highlights 'Best In Class' Benefits Initiatves

WALTHAM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The New England Employee Benefits Council (NEEBC) will hold its Best Practices Conference "Employers at the Head of the Class" on December 4, 2013 at the Waltham Woods Conference Center. The full-day conference kicks off with keynote speaker Jim Braude, Emmy® award winning journalist and broadcaster for WGBH and NECN, whose presentation "Grading the Media on Healthcare: Has it Been Thorough and Fair?" will look at the media's responsibility for providing fair and balanced coverage. Jim will offer his view on how the media is shaping public opinion on health care reform and how media coverage may change over the next few years -- for better or worse.
Timothy R. Bowers

Timothy R. Bowers joins VLP Corporate Practice in Boston

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- VLP Law Group LLP today announced the continued expansion of its East Coast corporate practice with the addition of Timothy R. Bowers, who joins as partner based in Boston. Bowers counsels founders, companies and investors on angel, venture and private equity investments, buy- and sell-side mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities compliance, entity formation and key business arrangements.
Ed Rosenthal

Cannabis Outlaws and Authors to Gather in Boston for 3 Events to Inform and Educate about Developing Medical Marijuana Industry

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Three informational events across Mass. with the cannabis industry's top 'outlaws' and authors will be hosted by the Massachusetts Cannabis Knowledge Forum in association with the Northeastern Institute of Cannabis on Sept 28-29, 2013 in Boston, Lowell and Dartmouth.

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