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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.
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 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.
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.”
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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 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...
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 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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
At Habitat for Humanity CEO Summit, Stacey Alcorn to keynote on how extraordinary business leaders are focusing more on building a...
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Motivational speaker, blogger, and Boston entrepreneur Stacey Alcorn will announce the release of her new book 'REACH! - Dream, Stretch, Achieve, Influence' at the Oct. 22 CEO Summit hosted by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell. The CEO Summit will bring together forty CEOs and business leaders from top businesses based in the Merrimack Valley area of Massachusetts, in the suburban area north of Boston.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Omni Publishing is proud to announce the publication of the novel, 'Necessary Assets' (ISBN: 978-1490997469) by James Ring of Boston. This riveting work of fiction begins with an unusual alliance between a modernized Sicilian Mafia and retired FBI agent Mark Patrick.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired SafeHarbor Risk Management. Founded in 2009 by insurance industry veteran, Thomas E. O'Neil, privately-held SafeHarbor is a Property & Casualty Insurance Brokerage and Employee Benefit Consulting firm. The firm has locations in New York and Boston, Mass.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Truebridge Inc. announced today the launch of the 'Business Answer Center,' a new marketing system that provides the bank and credit union clients of Truebridge with an innovative way to deliver financial education to their business customers and generate sales at the financial institutions.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Cambridge Historical Commission has recognized the exterior restoration of Christ Church Cambridge, built in 1761, with a 2013 Historic Preservation Award. Charlie Allen Restorations, located at 91 River Street in Cambridge, oversaw the restoration. Frank Shirley was the project architect; Masterworks Painting painted the building.
WomenLEAD's mission is to disrupt and revolutionize mentorship through a personal advisory board platform that advances women in their careers
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- With only fourteen percent of women leading in executive positions in the United States today, WomenLEAD, Inc. has their work cut out for them. Seeking to advance women in their careers via a new website that will offer an online community or personal advisory board made up of professional women globally this innovative company is thrilled to have been chosen as a Mass Challenge Finalist.
Financial Marketing Solutions from Truebridge are helping Banks deliver Financial Education to Drive Sales
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Truebridge Financial Marketing, which provides banks and credit unions with a financial education marketing system, today announced the addition of 28 new clients in just six months. More and more banks and credit unions are discovering that financial education, properly delivered, is a cost effective way to generate sales for all business lines, from deposits and loans to investments, insurance and trust.
Boston Police Department and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sign memorandum of understanding to increase cooperation
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Today, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry signed a memorandum of understanding with Boston Police Department Commissioner Edward Davis...
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Truebridge, Inc., a Boston-based financial services marketing firm for banks and credit unions, has hired Ken Wells as EVP of Relationship Marketing. In this role, Ken will head up a new unit that helps financial institutions maximize the power of their retail organization to drive more revenue from multiple business lines.
WASHINGTON, D.C. and BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Today, in light of the bombing in downtown Boston, during the marathon, Pesident Obama made the following statement from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room: Good afternoon, everybody. Earlier today, I was briefed by my homeland security team on the events in Boston.
TAMPA, Fla. and BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Advanced Resources Marketing (ARM), one of the country's largest distributors of Long Term Care Insurance (LTCi) announced today the opening of a satellite distribution office in Tampa, Fla. This location joins the main office in Boston, and satellite offices in Merion Station, Pa., and McLean, Va., as a growing part of ARM's distribution network.
Localization LLC Translations is happy to announce its newest location in Boston, Massachusetts at One Boston Place
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Localization LLC Translations is happy to announce its newest location in Boston, Massachusetts at One Boston Place (201 Washington Street, Suite 2600). This new location is the result of the expanding need for translation and language service in today's challenging business market.
Massachusetts Seminar Offers New Concept in Retirement Planning, a Thoughtful Prep for the Next Stage of Life for Those about to...
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Omni Publishing Co. announces the launch of a new concept in retirement planning with a Dec. 4, 2012, seminar designed to address the non-financial, soft-side of retirement. Attendees to the seminar 'Building Your Emotional Pension' will be presented with the planning tools that will enable them to map out a retirement that works.
WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology is Launching a Ten-Month Leadership Program to Develop Women in Their STEM Careers
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Out of its commitment to help women, WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology is launching a ten-month leadership program to develop women in their STEM careers as leaders so that they consistently make a difference in the organizations they serve and in the world.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- WEST: Advancing Women in the Business of Science and Technology, continues its mission to bring visibility to woman leaders by nominating Kip Hollister as Entrepreneur of the Year in Service and Kip was awarded the honor. WEST demonstrated its key success factor of Visibility by nominating two advisory board members: Kip Hollister, CEO Hollister, a leading staffing firm, and Barbara Lynch, James Beard Award Winning Chef and serial restaurateur; to the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year.
Mass. Governor Patrick Welcomes BIO International Convention to Massachusetts, Home of the Nation's Largest Life Sciences Supercluster
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Deval Patrick kicked-off the 2012 BIO International Convention and welcomes more than 15,000 participants and 3,000 companies...
Mass. Patrick-Murray Administration Announces Workforce Capacity Building and Youth Pathways Training Grants
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Today, Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray announced eight grants funded through the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) Workforce Capacity...
TEWKSBURY, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On Monday, Governor Deval Patrick celebrated the grand opening of Thermo Fisher Scientific's Center for Excellence for portable analytical instruments. Thermo Fisher's Tewksbury location currently employs 400, and the additional center will add another 100 jobs in research, development and manufacturing over the next five years.
DENNIS, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Governor Deval Patrick today announced that 46 cities and towns across the Commonwealth will receive $26.8 million in federal Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to support housing rehabilitation, public service projects and local infrastructure. Governor Patrick made the announcement at Dennis Town Hall. Dennis, jointly with Harwich, received $994,000 for housing improvements and childcare assistance.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Out of its commitment to having women on Boards, WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology hosted an executive dinner on June 6, 2012 at the Hotel Marlowe Cambridge. The topic of this program was a panel discussion on 'The Economic Impact of Women on Boards.'
ANDOVER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Governor Deval Patrick today celebrated the grand opening of Navidea Biopharmaceuticals' new business and commercialization facility in Andover. Navidea is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on precision diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals, and the event served as a part of a series of Massachusetts life sciences growth announcements taking place in the days prior to the BIO International Convention, which opens June 18 at the Massachusetts Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston.
Kip Hollister and Barbara Lynch Nominated by WEST for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Out of its commitment to having women leaders be visible, WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology, nominated two members of their Advisory Board - Kip Hollister and Barbara Lynch for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology hosted a Career Mentoring event for 80 Girl Scouts that ranged from grades 4 to 12. WEST taps into its community of women scientist, engineers and technologist as career mentors to hold events for young girls as well as early and mid career women.
Remspec Corporation has Completed the Technology Transfer and an Upgrade of the mid-IR Optical Fiber Manufacturing Process
STURBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Remspec Corporation is pleased to announce that it has completed the technology transfer and an upgrade of the mid-IR optical fiber manufacturing process originally developed by Amorphous Materials Inc. of Garland, Texas. This means that in addition to meeting its own needs for high grade mid-IR fiber Remspec can now supply high quality low-cost fiber to meet the general needs of the optical device community.
Students across Massachusetts wear black and take pledge to 'Black Out Bullying' in Commonwealth schools
SALEM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Governor Deval Patrick today joined hundreds of students from across the Commonwealth participating in 'No Name Calling Day' to raise awareness and take a stand against bullying in our schools.
Mass. Lt. Governor Murray Announces $3.9 Million to Support Infrastructure and Job Creation in Oxford
OXFORD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray today joined state and local officials at IPG Photonics to announce a $2.2 million MassWorks Infrastructure Grant for the Town of Oxford and $1.7 million in Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP) tax credits for Oxford's IPG Photonics.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Governor Deval Patrick today signed S. 1741, An Act Designating a Certain Bridge in the City of Leominster as the Jonathan Roberge Memorial Bridge. The bridge is being named after Jonathan Roberge of Leominster, a 22-year-old private first class in the United States Army, who was killed in action near Mosul, Iraq on February 9, 2009.
WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Mass. Governor Deval Patrick on Wednesday joined Public Safety Secretary Mary Elizabeth Heffernan and State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan to honor firefighters from 32 Massachusetts communities for heroic acts of bravery during the 22nd annual 'Firefighter of the Year' Awards ceremony.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Mass. Governor Deval Patrick today welcomed students back to school at the Springfield Renaissance School, the city's first Innovation School, which provides a personalized approach to helping each student succeed, while promoting college readiness.
WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Governor Deval Patrick today visited with students and staff at the Dynamy Youth Academy in Worcester to learn more...
At General Dynamics, Patrick, Kerry, Ruberto Celebrate Contract To Create 500 Jobs, Strengthen Local Economy
PITTSFIELD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Governor Deval Patrick today joined with Senator John Kerry, Pittsfield Mayor James Ruberto, U.S. Navy Commander Mike Riley, and...
MEDFORD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Surrounded by students and teachers at Medford High School, Governor Deval Patrick announced today that Massachusetts students lead the...
Governor Patrick Visits Bristol Community College To Highlight Importance Of Health Information Technology
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- As part of the Patrick-Murray Administration’s commitment to promoting advanced job training and health information technology, Governor Deval...
ORANGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- As part of the Patrick-Murray Administration's historic Massachusetts Works program to promote job growth and long-term economic recovery, Governor...
Mass. Gov. Patrick Joins Congressman Olver, Hud Secretary Donovan To Celebrate Kick-Off Of Assisted-Living Housing Construction
GARDNER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Governor Deval Patrick on Monday (Aug. 30) joined Congressman John Olver, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)...
WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Joined by local officials, community leaders and advocates, Governor Deval Patrick on Monday (Aug. 30) highlighted a new anti-crime...
SOMERVILLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- As part of the Patrick-Murray Administration's historic Massachusetts Works program to promote job growth and long-term economic recovery, Governor...
WEYMOUTH, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- As part of his historic $4 billion Massachusetts Works program that will put nearly 20,000 people to work across...
BOSTON, Mass. -- Recently, the Department of Transportation (DOT) issued the most significant policy change concerning the air charter brokerage industry since 2004. The Air Charter Association of North America (ACANA), in keeping with its mission to protect the business interests of members and to foster a compliance disposition relative to the various regulatory agencies, played a pivotal role in shaping this recent policy shift.
Patrick-Murray Administration Hosts Regional Economic Summit To Accelerate Recovery, Create Jobs In Northeast Mass.
DANVERS, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- As part of the Patrick-Murray Administration's continuing efforts to promote job growth across the Commonwealth, Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray,...
DARTMOUTH, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Governor Deval Patrick today visited with students, faculty and administrators who will represent some of the inaugural class and...
HOPKINTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Continuing his push to create jobs and spur long-term economic development throughout the Commonwealth, Governor Deval Patrick today announced...